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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.

$11.76

The World at War 1939-1945
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The World at War 1939-1945

By Edgar Holt

London: Putnam, 1956. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Good. 5.5" X 8. A "lest we forget" style publication intended to tell a younger generation about the second world war. In clean and sound condition with a good dust wrapper. There is evidence of previous ownership on both free ends papers. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK

$4.38

Spies of the Airwaves.  A History of Y Sections During the Second World War
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Spies of the Airwaves. A History of Y Sections During the Second World War

By Hugh Skillen

Pinner Middlesex: Hugh Skillen, 1989. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Fair. 6" x 8.5. A book that goes into detail of British radio activity during World War 2 and in particular the interception of German messages for decoding. The book is ex-library with the usual stamps and stickers and the ownership label of a later owner. the dust wrapper is a loose fit with some shelf wear. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK.

$25.17

Petain's Crime.  The Full Story of the French Collaborations in the Holocaust
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Petain's Crime. The Full Story of the French Collaborations in the Holocaust

By Paul Webster

London: Macmillan & Co.Ltd, 1990. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Fair. An account of how a French military hero of the first World war came to head the Vichy government in World war 2. A former library book with the usual stamps and stickers. The binding is sound but there is reading wear / signs of handling. the dust wrapper is in a protective sleeve. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK

$3.86

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

$6.54

The Sixth Floor
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The Sixth Floor

By Robin Reilly

London: Leslie Frewin, 1969. Hardcover. Good/Good. 5.5" X 8.5. The bitter sweet story of the daring raid by the British RAF in 1945 that resulted in the destruction of the Gestapo HQ in Copenhagen but tragically also resulted in damage to a nearby school. A clean and sound book with some wear to the dust wrapper. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK

$20.60

The Noble Saboteurs.  The Resistance against Hitler's forces
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The Noble Saboteurs. The Resistance against Hitler's forces

By Ronald Seth

New York, NY: Hawthorn Books Inc., 1966. Hardcover. Good/Good. 5.75" x 8.25. A good account of how locally organised resources around Europe opposed Hitler's army of occupation. A clean and sound book, although there is neat evidence of previous ownership on the front and rear free ends papers. the dust wrapper is worn but is now in a protective sleeve. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email with any queries.

$8.50

Till the Boys Come Home
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Till the Boys Come Home

By Tonie & Valmai Holt

Barnsley: Pen & Sword Military, 2014. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 7" x 10. Reproductions of a selection of postcards from the First World war. In clean and sound condition, the dust wrapper now has a clear protector. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. A slightly heavier book that could possibly prompt a request for additional shipping for non-UK destinations.

$7.83

Death Be Not Proud
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Death Be Not Proud

By Elizabeth Nicholas

New York, NY USA: White Lion Publishers, 1973. Hardcover. Good/Fair. This book was originally published in London in 1958, this is the first American of 1973. It tells of seven women who worked in the French Section of Britain's SOE (Special Operations Executive) in the Second World war, were betrayed to the Germans and cruelly murdered. The book is clean and sound with a previous owner's signature on the front free end paper. The dust wrapper is worn with small tears and small area of loss. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email with any queries. For insurance purposes this book can only be shipped outside the UK using the fast / air mail shipping service.

$32.69

The Medals of Karl Goetz
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The Medals of Karl Goetz

By Gunter W Kienast

Cleveland, Ohio: the Artus Company, 1980. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 9" X 11.5. This is the 1980 reprint of a book that looks at the medals designed by German sculptor Karl Goetz (1875-1950) . In clean and sound condition, with slight sunning to the boards externally. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. If ordering for a non-UK destination please use the air / fast shipping service as the economy service cannot be used for insurance reasons.

$326.93

Bravest of the Brave.  The True Story of Wing Commander 'Tommy' Yeo-Thomas - SOE Secret Agent Codename 'The White Rabbit'
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Bravest of the Brave. The True Story of Wing Commander 'Tommy' Yeo-Thomas - SOE Secret Agent Codename 'The White Rabbit'

By Mark Seaman

London: Michael 0'Mara Books, 1997. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 6" x 9.5. The life and wartime exploits of a British secret agent working in France during World war Two assisting the French Resistance. In clean and sound condition with a protected dust wrapper, Available for prompt dispatch from the UK.

$6.53

Carve Her Name With Pride.  Violette Szabo G.C.
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Carve Her Name With Pride. Violette Szabo G.C.

By R J Minney

London: George Newnes, 1956. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Good. 5.5" X 8.5. The life of a young female secret agent working in France against the Germans in the Second World war, and who tragically died aged 23. A tidy copy. A sale label has been added to the reverse of the frontispiece and a picture of Violette has been added opposite the contents page. The dust wrapper has some wear but is now in a protective cover. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK.

$19.62

In Trust and Treason.  The Strange Story of Suzanne Warren
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In Trust and Treason. The Strange Story of Suzanne Warren

By Gordon Young

London: Studio Vista, 1959. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Good. 5.5" X 8.5. The remarkable story of a French woman who helped allied servicemen escape France and return to the UK during World War 2. The book is clean and sound. The dust jacket is price clipped and is now in a clear protector. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email your queries.

$13.06

Ordeal By Sea.  The Company's History in the Second World war 1939 - 1945.  The New Zealand Shipping Company in the Second World War
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Ordeal By Sea. The Company's History in the Second World war 1939 - 1945. The New Zealand Shipping Company in the Second World War

By Sydney D Waters

London: The New Zealand Shipping Company Ltd, 1949. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Fair. 5.5" X 8. An illustrated record of this prestigious merchant shipping company and the work it did on convoys etc during world war two. The book is clean and sound although there is some light spotting to the closed page edges and the early and late pages. A worn dust jacket is present but it has been laminated to the boards. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries.

$22.17

Baker Street Irregular
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Baker Street Irregular

By Bickham Sweet-Escott

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1965. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Fair. 6" x 9. The author recounts 5 years of his life during World "ar 2 where he left the financial industry in the UK and helped set up and run the SOE (Special Operations Executive) the organisation that supported resistance movements and put spies into occupied Europe, The book is clean and sound, apart from a previous owner's bookplate inside the front board, but the dust wrapper is worn, torn, with some small areas of loss and is price clipped. It is now protected by a clear book jacket. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries. If your shipping destination is outside the UK please use the fast / air service for insurance opurposes.

$65.32

Victory in 1945.  How local people celebrated the end of World war II
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Victory in 1945. How local people celebrated the end of World war II

By Ian Dowling and Peter Ledger

Ilford: Redbridge Libraries, 1995. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket (as published). 6.5" x 9. A well-illustrated account of how people living in the Ilford area of east London celebrated the end of the second world war in 1945/46. In pristine condition. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK.

$13.08

Pill Boxes on the Western Front
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Pill Boxes on the Western Front

By Peter Oldham

Barnsley: Pen and Sword, 1995. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Fair. 7" x 9.5. A comprehensive guide to the design, construction and use of concrete pill boxes in France and the low countries during World war I, built at a time when concrete technology was still being developed. A former library book with the usual stamps and stickers (including one sticker of a later owner). The front flap of the dust wrapper has been pasted to the inside of the front board, the front free end paper has been neatly removed. There are neat handwritten notes on the blank page following the index. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK

$5.88

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

$7.65

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.

$24.78

Escape to Captivity
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Escape to Captivity

By Peter Hartley

London: J M Dent & Sons Ltd, 1952. Hardcover. Good/Good. 5.5" X 8.5. A good account of the mental state of the prisoners of the Japanese during World War II. The author was a British soldier taken captive in Singapore. In clean and sound condition with a previous owner's name sticker at the top of the front free end paper and some biographical notes neatly added to the back. The dust wrapper has some light wear to the edges. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK

$7.83

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