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London: Virgin Books [1-85227-974-5] 2003. (Hardcover) 374pp. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Photographs, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed near the spine. "The invincible reputation of specialist military units such as the USA's Delta Force, Israel's IDF and, of course, Britain's SAS, has grown steadily in recent years. Thanks to… Read more
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Secret Forces of World War II

by Warner, Philip

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Barnsley: Pen & Sword Military [1-84415-114-X] 2004. (Trade paperback) 245pp. Near fine. Maps, photographs, glossary, bibliography, index. A remainder mark on the top and bottom edges. "This fascinating and revealing book is filled with true stories of litt-elknown actions fought on every front and in every corner of the globe from 1939 to 1945.… Read more
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New York: Harcourt Brace & Company [0-15-100266-5] 1999. (Hardcover) 507pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, maps, glossary, notes, bibliography, index. "Neglected by scholars and journalists alike, the years of conflict in Vietnam from 1968 to 1975 are filled with surprises not only about how the war was fought, but about what was achieved.… Read more
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London: Greenhill Books [0-7394-0129-7] 1991. (Hardcover) 214pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, tables, bibliography, index. "Dawn on Sunday, June 22, 1941, saw the opening onslaughts of Operation Barbarossa as German forces stormed forward into the Soviet Union. Few of them were to survive the five long years of bitter struggle. James Lucas, using… Read more
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Princeton: Princeton University Press 978-0-691-13790-2 [978-0-691-13790-2] 2010. (Hardcover) 265pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Notes, index. A small white smudge at the top of the spine. "In this prequel to the now-classic Makers of Modern Strategy, Victor Davis Hanson, a leading scholar of ancient military history, gathers prominent thinkers to explore key… Read more
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New York: HarperCollins Publishers 978-0-06-198834-9 [978-0-06-198834-9] 2011, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 384pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, notes, index. "On May 13, 1945, twenty-four American servicemen and WAC's boarded a transport plane for a sightseeing trip over 'Shangri-La,' a beautiful and mysterious valley deep within the jungle-covered mountains of Dutch New Guinea.… Read more
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London: Arms and Armour Press [0-85368-549-5] 1982. (Hardcover) 284pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, maps, diagrams, chronology, bibliography, index. "At 21.40 hours on 23 October 1942, the guns of Eighth Army unleashed a massive bombardment upon Panzerarmee Afrika. Then, in the darkness, the infantry and the Sappers began to move forward through the… Read more
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Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers 978-1-44340-204-0 [978-1-44340-204-0] 2011. (Hardcover) 342pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Color photographs, bibliography. "Robert Fowler was a dominant force in Canadian foreign affairs, as a policy advisor to three prime ministers, as a deputy minister of National Defence, and as Canada's longest-serving ambassador to the United Nations.... On December 14,… Read more
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Incredible Victory

by Lord, Walter

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Short Hills: Burford Books [1-56865-867-2] 1967. (Hardcover) 331pp. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Photographs, diagrams, appendices, index. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed and lightly edgeworn. "This is the minute-by-minute drama of the 20th century's most stunning naval battle. Ranked with Stalingrad and EL Alamein as decisive turning points of the War.… Read more
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New York: Schocken Books [0-8052-3558-2] 1974. (Hardcover) 176pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Maps, photographs, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is lightly creased, edgeworn, and rubbed. "The modern Chinese army has been in existence for twenty-five years and has been at war, somewhere, for most of that time. Its four major… Read more
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The Raft

by Trumbull, Robert

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Camden: Henry Holt and Company 1942, book club edition. (Hardcover) 205pp. Good to very good in good to very good dust jacket. Photographs. Lightly worn and dampstained. "Early in 1942, Americans read with pride and admiration the short newspaper accounts of the three Navy fliers who fought the sea for thirty-four days, while they… Read more
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The Consul of Florence

by Tutaev, David

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London: Secker & Warburg 1966, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 303pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Frontispiece, notes, index. "From September 8th 1943 until August 1944 Florence was occupied by the Germans. During that period their Consul, Dr Gerhard Wolf, a career diplomat, not only did his utmost to save the treasures of the city, especially… Read more
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New York: St. Martin's Press 978-0-312-54127-9 [978-0-312-54127-9] 2011, 1st U.S. Edition. (Hardcover) 299pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Maps, color photographs, index. "When American and British forces invaded Iraq in March 2003, select teams of special forces and intelligence operatives got to work looking for the WMD their governments had promised… Read more
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Wolfe at Quebec

by Hibbert, Christopher

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London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1959. (Hardcover) 194pp. Very good plus in fine dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, maps, bibliography, index. The spine is lightly cocked. "In the early hours of the morning of 13th September 1759, a British flotilla drifted silently on the ebb tide down the St Lawrence River towards Quebec. A last… Read more
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The Patricias; A Century of Service

by Bercuson, David

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Fredericton: Goose Lane Editions 978-0-86492-675-3 [978-0-86492-675-3] 2013. (4to) 144pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs, maps, index, DVD-ROM. "Founded at the outbreak of war, forged in combat, and formidable throughout its storied history, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry has been integral to every 20th century war and military conflict… Read more
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The Great War and Modern Memory

by Fussell, Paul

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New York: Oxford University Press [0-19-215804-X] 1975. (Hardcover) 363pp. Very good in very good plus dust jacket. Photographs, notes, index. The dust jacket has minor edgewear, there is a previous owner's name and blindstamp on the front free endpaper and ink and pencil notes on the rear free endpaper. "The Great War and Modern… Read more
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Camp X

by Stafford, David

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New York: Dodd, Mead [0-396-09096-6] 1987, 1st American edition. (Hardcover) 327pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Frontispiece, photographs, notes, bibliography, index. Previous owner's name. OSS, "Intrepid", and the Allies' North American Training Camp for Secret Agents, 1941-45. (Military--Canada, Espionage, Military Intelligence, Military--Canada, Secret Service, Spies, World War 2).… Read more
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Rome Fell Today

by Adleman, Robert H. (With George Walton.)

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Boston: Little, Brown 1968, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 336pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index, map endpapers. Locale: Italy; Rome. (World War 2, Battles, World War 2).
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Buller's Campaign

by Symons, Julian

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London: Cresset Press 1963. (Hardcover) 311pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Photographic frontispiece, photographs, maps, bibliography, index. The spine and corners are lightly bumped, the dust jacket is lightly rubbed, and there is a previous owner's address label on the front fixed endpaper and the title page. "Mr Julian Symons's reassessment of… Read more
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The Role of the Bomber

by Clark, Ronald W.

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9780887600913
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Toronto: Griffin House [0-88760-091-3] 1977. (Small 4to) 160pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. "Lavishly illustrated with both colour and black and white photographs, the Role of the Bomber describes the changing strategic and tactical operations of the bomber from the days… Read more
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