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They Flew Through Sand.  The Notes and Sketches of an RAF Officer in the Western Desert
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They Flew Through Sand. The Notes and Sketches of an RAF Officer in the Western Desert

By George W Houghton

London: Jarrolds Publishers (London) Ltd. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 5" x 7.5. Drawings and descriptions of military flying in north Africa during World War 2. Not dated but believed to be from 1942 or the later part of the war. Internally clean and sound although externally there is wear and fading and a pencilled name at the top of the front board. No dust wrapper. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK.

$11.73

The Naval Air War 1939-1945
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The Naval Air War 1939-1945

By Nathan Miller

The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Compamy of America, 1980. Hardcover. Good/Good. 6" x 9. A book that explores the role of naval based aviation during World War 2. A former library book with the usual stamps and stickers and the benefit of a protected dust wrapper. Otherwise a tidy copy, available for prompt dispatch from the UK

$6.53

The Fake Defector.  The Truth About Commander Crabb.  The Most Sensational Real-Life Espionage Story of the Age
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The Fake Defector. The Truth About Commander Crabb. The Most Sensational Real-Life Espionage Story of the Age

By J Bernard Hutton

London: Howard Baker Publishers, 1970. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Good. 5.5" x 9. An account of how missing British military diver Commander Lionel "Buster" Crabb joined the Soviet navy. The book has the ISBN 093070608 which does not appear to be valid. A story that goes well beyond the official version of events. A clean and sound copy although the dust wrapper has some wear. Previous owner's signature on the front free end paper. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK

$195.78

German Destroyers of World War Two
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German Destroyers of World War Two

By M J Whitley

London: Arms and Armour, 1991. 2nd Edition . Hardcover. Good/Good. 10" x 10. A revised second edition book that ,looks at the development of the destroyers used by the German navy during World war 2. The book is ex-library but with one sticker and one rubber stamp mark but the front free end paper neatly removed. There is evidence of a later owner on the half title page. There are some neat hand-written notes on the rear free end paper. There is some wear to the edges of the dust wrapper and a slight lean to the binding. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries.

$19.58

The Battleship Fuso.  (Anatomy of the Ship)
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The Battleship Fuso. (Anatomy of the Ship)

By Janusz Skulski

London: Conway Maritime Press, 1998. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. 10.5" x 9.5. A fascinating book that uses detailed drawings and archive photographs to depict the super-dreadnought japanese battleship Fuso. Built in 1914 and the subject of two major rebuilds before Japan's entry to World war 2. it was sunk in 1944. The book is ex-library but with only one rubber stamp mark but the front free end paper neatly removed. There is evidence of a later owner on the half title page. There are some neat hand-written notes on the rear free end paper, otherwise this is a clean and sound book. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries. This book can only be shipped outside the UK if you order using the fast / air mail service.

$52.19

Royal Air Force Souvenir Book 1972 Edition
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Royal Air Force Souvenir Book 1972 Edition

By John P Milford Reid (Ed)

London : Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund and Royal Air Forces Association, 1972. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 8" x 11. The official souvenir book of the RAF that was sold at air displays, open days etc during 1971. Some wear but still in tidy condition. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK. Please call or email with your questions.

$5.22

Royal Air Force Souvenir Book 1971 Edition
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Royal Air Force Souvenir Book 1971 Edition

By John P Milford Reid (Ed)

London : Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund and Royal Air Forces Association, 1971. Soft cover. Fair/No Jacket (as published). 8" x 11. The official souvenir book of the RAF that was sold at air displays, open days etc during 1971. Plenty of information on the Jaguar aircraft. Some wear but still in tidy condition. The cover is detached from the staples but still present. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK. Please call or email with your questions.

$6.26

The Luftwaffe Bombers' Battle of Britain.  The Inside story:  July - October 1940
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The Luftwaffe Bombers' Battle of Britain. The Inside story: July - October 1940

By Chris Goss

Manchester: Crecy Publishing, 2000. Hardcover. Good/Good. 7.5" x 10. A fascinating book, written by a serving RAF officer, which gives first hand accounts by former personnel of the Luftwaffe and RAF as to their roles during the Battle of Britain. The book has had the front free end paper neatly removed and a previous owner's name label applied to the title page. There are some neatly written notes on one blank page at the back of the book. The back of the dust wrapper has been folded at some stage. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries.

$11.09

Strange Company
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Strange Company

By Adrian Liddell Hart

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1953. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Fair. 5.75" x 8.25. A British journalist tells how he spent two years in the French Foreign Legion from 1951 - 1953. A clean and sound book although there is a previous owner's name sticker on the front free end paper and some newspaper clippings pasted inside the back board. The dust wrapper has wear and some loss. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. please email your queries.

$20.82

HMS Vanguard 1944 - 1960.  Britain's Last Battleship
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HMS Vanguard 1944 - 1960. Britain's Last Battleship

By Neil McCart

Liskeard: Maritime Books, 2001. Hardcover. Good/Good. 8" X 9.5. A well illustrated history of the last battleship in the British Royal Navy. Not fitted out at the end of the 2nd World war it was famed for taking the royal Family to South Africa in 1947. A good copy there is some evidence of previous ownership on a couple of pages. The spine of the dust wrapper has faded through sunning. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, although if your destination is outside the UK please only order via the fast / air shipping service. Please email with any queries regarding this book.

$65.00

Pai Naa.  The Story of an Englishwoman's Survival in the Malayan Jungle
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Pai Naa. The Story of an Englishwoman's Survival in the Malayan Jungle

By Dorothy Thatcher & Robert cross

London: White Lion Publishers, 1974. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 5.5" X 8.5. The story of Nona Baker who survived on the Malayan peninsula during the Japanese invasion working alongside the Chinese guerrillas. A former library book with the usual stamps and stickers, the dust wrapper has been bonded to the boards. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK

$7.64

Most Unfavourable Ground.  The Battle of Loos 1915
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Most Unfavourable Ground. The Battle of Loos 1915

By Niall Cherry

Solihull: Helion &Company Ltd. , 2005. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. 6" x 9.5. A detailed account of this first world war battle in France during 1915 where the Germans repulsed an advance from the British and French troops. In clean and sound condition, the book has had a previous owner's name label added to the front free end paper and a neat hand written bibliography at the back of the book. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. please email with any queries.

$24.73

The Worcestershire Regiment 1922-1950
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The Worcestershire Regiment 1922-1950

By Lieut. Colonel Lord Birdwood

Aldershot: Gale & Polden, 1952. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Fair. 6" x 8.25. A first edition copy of this illustrated history of the Worcestershire Regiment in the British Army. The book is clean and sound but with the name label of a previous owner at the top of the front free end paper. A biography of the author has been neatly added in the back of the book. The dust wrapper is worn and failing on the folds, it now has a non-intrusive clear cover. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email with any queries.

$10.25

A Very Unimportant Officer.  Life and Death on the Somme and at Passchendale
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A Very Unimportant Officer. Life and Death on the Somme and at Passchendale

By Alexander Stewart / Cameron Steward (Ed)

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2008. Hardcover. Good/Good. 6.5" x 9.5. A very down to earth (literally!) account from a British officer in World War I. It covers many of the more mundane things of everyday life in the trenches interspersed with intense fighting. A tidy copy, although the front free end paper has been neatly removed and there is a previous owner's name sticker at the head of the front free end paper. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK.

$3.26

Manu Forti.  A History of the Herefordshire Regiment 1860 - 1967
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Manu Forti. A History of the Herefordshire Regiment 1860 - 1967

By Lieutenant Colonel T J B Hill

Far Thrupp, Stroud: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1996. Hardcover. Good/Good. 7" x 10. A good history of this regiment in the British army. Clean and sound, although the front free end paper has been carefully removed and there is a previous owner's name sticker at the head of the half title page. A former library book but only one page has received a rubber stamp. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email with your queries.

$11.75

One Man's World.  A Story of Strange Places and Strange People
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One Man's World. A Story of Strange Places and Strange People

By Lionel Leslie

London: Pall Mall Press, 1961. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Good. 5.75" x 8.75. An autobiography of a much traveled cousin of Winston Churchill who as a soldier and explorer. In clean and sound condition, there is a previous owner's name sticker at the top of the front free end paper and some handling wear to the dust wrapper. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries.

$9.07

A WAAF in Bomber Command
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A WAAF in Bomber Command

By Pip Beck

Oxford: Isis Audio Books, 2001. Audio Book (Cassette). Good/No Jacket (as published). 6.5" x 8.5. The personal reminiscences of a female radio operator with RAF Bomber Command during World War 2. An unabridged audio book comprising 6 audio cassettes in a hard plastic case with a running time of 7 hours 30 minutes. Clean and sound. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email with your queries.

$6.53

How They Did It Life Stories.  Volume 17.  General Edmund Ironside
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How They Did It Life Stories. Volume 17. General Edmund Ironside

By James Eastwood

London: Pilot Press Ltd. Soft cover. Fair/No Jacket (as published). 5" x 6.5. A "pocket" biography of the British army commander whose service career ran from 1899 - 1941. There is no date of publication but it is likely to be 1939-1941 as he became a Field Marshal in 1941 and this is not mentioned. A slightly worn copy with spotting to the edges of the pages and there is a slight whiff of tobacco smoke. Thee is a sticker with the neat name of a previous owner at the head of the first page. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email with any queries.

$13.05

How They Did It Life Stories.  Volume 18.  General Gamelin
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How They Did It Life Stories. Volume 18. General Gamelin

By Oscar Ray

London: Pilot Press Ltd. Soft cover. Fair/No Jacket (as published). 5" x 6.5. A "pocket" biography of the French army commander whose service career ended in 1940 when he was tried by the Vichy government. There is no date of publication but it is likely to be 1939 as his role in the Battle of France is not mentioned. A slightly worn copy with tanning to the edges of the pages and there is a slight whiff of tobacco smoke. There is a sticker with the neat name of a previous owner at the head of the first page and a neatly penned book list at the back. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email with any queries.

$12.99

The Hurricane Story
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The Hurricane Story

By Paul Gallico

London: Michael Joseph, 1959. Hardcover. Good/Good. 5" x 7.5. A fascinating history of the Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft from the first prototype of 1935 to the last built in 1945. A tidy copy, the binding is sound and the pages unmarked. There is some dusting to the top edges of the pages and the dust wrapper has wear and a few small tears to the edges. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries.

$6.51

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