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The Admiral
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The Admiral

By Tute, Warren

London: Cassell & Co.. Fair in Good+ dust jacket. 1963. Second Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside, DJ bound in, corners bumped and rubbed with tiny splits to spine extremities. Missing front endpaper, light foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Good reading copy. DJ artwork by David Cobb. ; 320 pages; Fictional biography of an officer of the Royal Navy. Mark Hampton Hammerlock set foot aboard HMS Britannia as a fourteen-year-old midshipman in 1897, his career would span the Boxer Rebellion and two World Wars, and see him rise to the highest echelons of the Senior Service. .

$7.22

When You Go Home
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When You Go Home

By Tarmey, Martin

London: Corgi. Good+. 1975. First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, some edge and shelf wear, price sticker to rear cover, some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight, flat copy, appears unread. Cover artwork by Barry Thorpe. ; 320 pages; Novel based on the battle for Kohima Ridge in 1944, often referred to as the "Stalingrad of the East". When you go home, tell them of us and say - For your tomorrow, we gave our today. .

$8.74

Decent Interval The American Debacle in Vietnam and the Fall of Saigon
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Decent Interval The American Debacle in Vietnam and the Fall of Saigon

By Snepp, Frank

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Very Good+. 1980. First British Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Light cover creases and shelf wear, slightly sunned spine. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names inside, appears unread. Cover photo Associated Press. ; Maps; 496 pages; First hand account by the former CIA Chief Strategy Analyst at the US Embassy in Saigon of the fall of the city in 1975, the blunders that were made during the evacuation, and the events that led up to it. .

$10.84

The Second World War
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The Second World War

By Churchill, Winston S.

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Near Fine. 1989. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Minor shelf wear, large publisher's sticker to rear cover. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread and near as new. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. Cover photo of Churchill by Yousuf Karsh. ; 1040 pages; Churchill's dramatic and highly personal account of the war abridged from six volumes into one by Denis Kelly. .

$21.70

The Dardanelles Campaign
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The Dardanelles Campaign

By Knight, Frank

London: Macdonald & Co. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1970. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ, corners lightly bumped, some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; Famous Events; B&W Illustrations; 96 pages; A brief history of the Dardenelles campaign from how Turkey came to enter the war on the side of the Germans in the first place to the final withdrawal of troops from Helles. .

$7.22

North SAR
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North SAR

By Carroll, Gerry

London: Pocket Books. Very Good. 1997. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, some edge wear, sticker ghost to front cover, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy no names inside. Cover artwork by Paul Campion. Introduction by Tom Clancy. ; 416 pages; Drawing on the author's own experiences, a story of a Combat Search and Rescue helicopter pilot who flies fast and low to rescue downed aircrew behind enemy lines during the Vietnam war. .

$5.13

The Ship
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The Ship

By Forester, C. S.

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Good. 1949. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some edge and shelf wear with splits to spine and some cover loss at base, ink stamp to front endpaper. ; Orange Penguin 698, 1st printing. Good reading copy. ; 208 pages; A vital convoy bound for Malta is intercepted by enemy warships. If the convoy is to get through it is up to five light cruisers to fight off the might of the entire Italian Battle Fleet. .

$5.13

A Drowning War
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A Drowning War

By Winton, John

London: Michael Joseph Ltd. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1985. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside, some foxing to edges of reading block. Unclipped DJ protected by clear library sleeve. ; Library binding with red rexine boards. Nice tight copy, no names inside. DJ artwork by Michaeel Turner. ; 288 pages; Novel following the fortunes of three men during the war in the Atlantic: Jay, the pilot of a Swordfish biplane; Hansi, working his way up through the ranks of the kreigsmarine to become a U-boat commander; and Boysie, an ambitious US Navy officer, determined that nothing shall stand in the way of the efficiency of his command. .

$12.97

Memoirs Of An Infantry Officer
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Memoirs Of An Infantry Officer

By Sassoon, Siegfried

London: Faber & Faber. Very Good. 1983. Reprint; Seventh Printing. Paperback. Light shelf and edge wear, original publisher's sticker to rear cover. ; Seventh printing, 1983. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. Cover artwork by Eric Fraser. ; 240 pages; One of the best books to understand the mental state of those who served in the mud, muddle and despair of the First World War, as Sassoon goes from Fox Hunting Officer to anti-war objector. .

$7.22

Where Have all the Bullets Gone?
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Where Have all the Bullets Gone?

By Milligan, Spike

London: Book Club Associates. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1986. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . Light shelf wear to unclipped DJ, spine corners lighlty bumped, light foxing to edges of reading block. ; BCA CN4916. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; B&W Photographs; 272 pages; The fifth book of Spike's wartime memories. .

$10.25

The Ship
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The Ship

By Forester, C. S.

London: Michael Joseph. Good with no dust jacket. 1959. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ, slight marking to boards, fly shadows to endpapers. Some heavy foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; 192 pages; A vital convoy bound for Malta is intercepted by enemy warships. If the convoy is to get through it is up to five light cruisers to fight off the might of the entire Italian Battle Fleet. .

$10.84

The Killing Fields
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The Killing Fields

By Hudson, Christopher

London: Pan Books. Very Good+. 1984. First British Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light reading and cover creases, paper edge toned. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. Cover photo uncredited. ; 256 pages; Sydney Schanberg is a New York Times journalist covering the civil war in Cambodia. Together with local journalist Dith Pran, they cover some of the tragedy and madness of the war. When the American forces leave, Dith Pran sends his family with them, but stays behind himself to help Schanberg cover the event. As an American, Schanberg won't have any trouble leaving the country, but the situation is different for Pran; he's Cambodian and the Khmer Rouge are moving in. .

$4.22

For Whom The Bell Tolls
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For Whom The Bell Tolls

By Hemingway, Ernest

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Very Good-. 1964. Reprint; Ninth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light reading and cover creases, some shelf wear with tiny split at base of spine, paper edge toned. ; Penguin 1066, ninth printing, 1964. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by Paul Hogarth. ; Penguin Modern Classics; 448 pages; Hemingway's classic story of four days' action during the Spanish Civil War. .

$5.13

Platoon
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Platoon

By Dye, Dale A

London: Grafton. Very Good. 1988. First British Edition; Fifth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Minor shelf and edge wear, tiny sticker tear to front cover, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight flay copy, no names inside, appears inread. ; 256 pages; Novel based on the screenplay by Oliver Stone. The first casualty of war is innocence. .

$2.88

Warriors For The Working Day
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Warriors For The Working Day

By Elstob, Peter

London: The Companion Book Club. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1961. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . Some shelf wear and tear to unclipped DJ with slight loss to top of spine, previous owner name to front endpaper, some foxing to edges of reading block. ; Book club edition, June 1961. Tan cloth boards with gilt lettering to maroon spine panel, top edge maroon. Nice tight copy. ; 320 pages; The men of the Royal Tank Corps had seen off Rommel in the desert and where now trained for the Allied invasion of Europe, but no one could prepare them for the surprise the enemy had in store for them - The Tiger! .

$10.84

An Infinity Of Mirrors
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An Infinity Of Mirrors

By Condon, Richard

London: The Companion Book Club. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1965. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . Minor discolouration to spine of unclipped DJ, some foxing to fore edge of reading block. ; Book club edition, October 1965. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to tan spine panel, top edge tan. Nice tight copy, no names inside. DJ artwork by Roger Payne. ; 290 pages; Set in Germany and France before and during World War II, depicting the rise of Nazism through the eyes of a traditional old school Prussian German Army officer and his French Jewish wife. .

$10.84

The Charioteer
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The Charioteer

By Renault, Mary

London: New English Library Ltd. Very Good. 1980. Reprint; Fourth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light reading creases and edge wear, sticker gosts to front cover and spine, paper edge toned. ; Fourth printing, 1980. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by Christos Kondeatis. ; 456 pages; A compassionate and deeply understanding novel of homosexual love tracing the shifting relationships of three men. Laurie, the idealist severely wounded at Dunkirk, Andrew the conscientious objector serving as an orderly at a rural veterans' hospital, and Ralph, an earthy, uninhibited naval officer. .

$6.63

KG 200  The Force with No Face
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KG 200 The Force with No Face

By Gilman, J. D; Clive, John

London: Pan Books. Very Good-. 1978. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, some shelf and edge wear with splits to spine extremities, ink numerals to inner front cover, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; First Pan printing, 1978. Key hole double cover. Nice tight copy no names inside. ; 320 pages; Novel inspired by the German's elite special operations group KG 200. They flew Flying Fortresses. They wore American uniforms, but they were Germans! From a secret base in Norway, crack German pilots plan the ultimate mission. A raid that would bring Allied defeat... .

$7.22

The Pursuit of Admiral Von Spee
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The Pursuit of Admiral Von Spee

By Hough, Richard

London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd.. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. 1969. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, light foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, map endpapers. DJ protected by clear library sleeve. DJ design uncredited. ; B&W Photographs; 180 pages; An account of German Vice-Admiral Maximillian von Spee's voyage and battles of his East Asia Squadron between August 6th to December 8th 1914 culminating in the naval engagment to the east of the Falkland Islands that virtually wiped out the Squadron. .

$14.46

Fly for Your Life The Story of R. R. Stanford Tuck, D. S. O. , D. F. C.  and Two Bars
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Fly for Your Life The Story of R. R. Stanford Tuck, D. S. O. , D. F. C. and Two Bars

By Forrester, Larry

London: Panther Books. Very Good-. 1968. Reprint; Third Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, some shelf and edge wear, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Panther 09647. Third printing, 1968. Nice tight copy no names inside. Abridged from original hardback edition. Wrap around cover artwork uncredited. ; 224 pages; Robert Stanford Tuck was one of the world's greatest fighter pilots, with an official 'kill' of 29 enemy aircraft during the Battle of Britain, and more than his share of hair-breadth escapes. He survived two air collisions, baled out, crash-landed several times and ditched in the Channel. On various occasions enemy fire set his aircraft ablaze, shattered his windscreen, blew the throttle lever out of his hand, flipped the oxygen mask off his face. So phenomenal was his luck that he became a legend - "the immortal Tuck" .

$21.70

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