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Australian War Heroes
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Australian War Heroes

By HOLLEDGE James

Sydney: Horwitz, 1962 (200 gram rate) very tidy unmarked copy, Horwitz PB110, 130pp light age browning to paper stock, stories of the indefatigable Diggers against the Germans and Japs, also Horrie the Wog Dog. First Thus. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$21.53

The Goat Hunter: Ho Chi Minh: A Kiwi Ruins His War
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The Goat Hunter: Ho Chi Minh: A Kiwi Ruins His War

By BARNZ Billy

Christchurch: Willson Scott, 2004 The lighter side of the Vietnam war as told by New Zealand Officer Billy Barnz. It is an account of life in small town New Zealand and in the Army of the 1960s. It tells of a strange lad who defied conventional economic wisdom by enlisting in the Services in a time of full-employment. An unlikely and ineffective militarist education leads to the field of battle in the most unpopular war of the twentieth century. The Goat Hunter reveals devastating scandals of antipodean military life in the hippy age. As new copy.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$21.53

Arnhem Lift (illustrated edition_
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Arnhem Lift (illustrated edition_

By HAGEN Louis

London: Hammond, 1953 (500 gram rate) unclipped DW with light wear, minor chipping at head of spine, book clean, 120pp, line illustrations throughout text, by Deliss who was also present during the Arnhem action. Hagen was a glider pilot for the 1st British Airborne Division, he wrote this account soon after the battle. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Joseph Deliss. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$25.12

The Sword in the Scabbard

By JOSEPH Michael

London: Michael Joseph, 1942 light handling soiling to cloth boards, no dw, short ball pen inscription to paste down, 226pp, the auhtor's comment on the state of the Home Front during the Seocnd World War, and the official attitude towards the older generation who volunteered for service, scarce title. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$21.53

The Story of the Malakand Field Force, an Episode of Frontier War
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The Story of the Malakand Field Force, an Episode of Frontier War

By CHURCHILL Winston Spencer

London: Thomas Nelson, 1916 cheap edition which reprints the 1897 edition, small format blue cloth with edge rubbing, hinges loose, endpapers replaced with plain paper ones, has a library stamp on verso of the frontispiece and on the reverse of each folding map, all maps present, 383 + 1pp, internally tidy. Cheap Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5? - 6? tall. Ex-Library.

$53.84

Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea; The Story of 835 Naval Air Squadron in the Second World War
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Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea; The Story of 835 Naval Air Squadron in the Second World War

By BARRINGER E. E.

London: Leo Cooper, 1995 tidy copy, unclipped DW has minor wear with short splits at head and tail of lower joint, light creasing top and bottom edges, (x) 249pp + plates, Second World War, Royal Navy Escort Carrier Nairana, equipped with among other aircraft the Swordfish biplane, 835 Naval Air Squadron, seeing service in the Atlantic and Russian Convoys, against U-boat s and surface craft. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$25.12

Fire Over the Islands, Coast Watchers of the Solomons.
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Fire Over the Islands, Coast Watchers of the Solomons.

By HORTON D. C.

Sydney: Reed, 1970 unclipped DW heavily sunned to spine, one short split at tail of upper joint, Second World War in the Pacific, Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve coast watchers at Guadalcanal and the Solomons. Includes the rescue of John F Kennedy from PT 109 by the author, xiv 256pp + plates. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$21.53

Churchill's War Volume Two Triumph in Adversity v. 2
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Churchill's War Volume Two Triumph in Adversity v. 2

By IRVING David

London: Focal Point, 2001 (2000 gram rate, so double standard shipping rate) ex-library copy in tidy unclipped DW with some librray labels, DW under plastic sleeve, tape stains to boards, only library stamps noted are a cancel to fep and a stamp to closed top edge, minor water stain to closed edges up to the contents page, xviii 1051pp + plates (some colour) and adverts, publisher's marker ribbon intact, Irving shows Churchill for the belligerent warmonger forcing Britain and her colonies into an unnecessary and brutal war which cost the Empire and led to forty years of the Cold War as well as the nuclear age, . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall. Ex-Library.

$32.30

Churchill's War Volume One The Struggle for Power
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Churchill's War Volume One The Struggle for Power

By IRVING David

Australia: Veritas, 1987 (1500 gram rate) excellent copy in tidy unclipped DW with some light fading to the red of the author's name to the spine, publishers marker ribbon is intact, 666pp Irving shows Churchill for the belligerent warmonger forcing Britain and her colonies into an unnecessary and brutal war which cost the Empire and led to forty years of the Cold War as well as the nuclear age, . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$32.30

The Legion of the Damned
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The Legion of the Damned

By HASSEL Sven

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1957 SECOND IMPRESSION of first edition, unclipped DW has a tear from the top of the lower spine fold ( i.e. the rear fold between the spine and the rear panel), this is 60mm long), the very bottom edges of the fold in flaps are insect nibbled, but only losing a few millimetres of paper, no text loss, first work by the author published as fiction, but recounts his real experiences in a 'penal battalion' 297pp + adverts. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Arthur Wragg. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$53.84

Dare to Be Free: One of the Greatest True Stories of World War II

By THOMAS W. B. 'Sandy'

Hororata: Dryden Press, 2001 Maj-Gen W. B. "Sandy" Thomas CB DSO MC* ED Silver Star USA", tidy in unclipped DW which has very minor wtaerstain to the top corner of the front fold in flap, previous owner's address stamp to half-title, 245pp illustrated throughout with b&w photos and diagrams, rare edition of a very famous and well regarded book, one of the greatest professional soldiers New Zealand ever produced. This book relates his capture in Crete and escapes in the Mediterranean area.. New edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$39.48

Farewell Campo 12

By HARGEST James Brigadier

Whitcombe and Tombs, 1946 first New Zealand issue blue cloth, pages age browned, 207pp + frontis, NZ POW in Italy after capture by Rommel, and his escape attempts etc, Brigadier Hargest was captured at Sidi Aziz and escaaped from a German POW camp near Florence, being the highest ranked British officer to escape in either World War (he also served at Gallipoli, Egypt and France in the First War) He travelled via Switzerland and occupied France back to Britain, and was killed in action in 1944. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$10.77

Military Wings, Nine RNZAF Aircraft

By DEERE Brendon

Marton: M S Marketing, 1979 (500 gram rate) name to first page with tippex / white out, slight wear or fade to spine, 120pp, sized paper, b&w photographs throughout, covers Canberra, Corsair, Dakota, Kittyhawk, Mosquito, Mustang, Skyhawk, Sunderland and Vampire aircraft . First Edition. Pictorial Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$25.12

War Birds, Diary of an Unknown Aviator

By anon

London: John Hamilton, 1933 cloth rubbed to spine ends and corners, spine sun faded, lightly soiled cloth, owner details to fep "J R B Mulligan", 277pp + plates, + 30pp publisher's advertisements at rear, diary of an unnamed AEF ( American) fighter pilot in the Great War, posthumously published after he was KIA. reprint. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Clayton Knight. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$21.53

The Battle of Trafalgar, Jackdaw No. 1: A Collection of Contemporary Documents

By LANGDON-DAVIES John

London: Jonathan Cape, 1966 first Jackdaw issue, card portfolio with 11 facsimile documents plus 8 broadsheets pertaining to the Battle of Trafalgar, edges of portfolio show tape residue, and have been reinforced with two staples. First Edition. Broadsheet. Very Good. 4to - over 9? - 12" tall.

$7.18

Open Cockpit: A pilot of the Royal Flying Corps

By LEE Arthur Gould

London: Jarrolds Publishers, 1969 unclipped DW is heavily rubbed to edges with some chipping and loss to corners and spine ends, some old water marking to the edges visible on the reverse, cloth boards show minor water mark to bottom edge, and there is a slight stain to the bottom edges of the map endpapers, internally a tidy copy, xvi + 184pp + plates author was a fighter pilot with the RFC on the Western Front. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$21.53

Strategic Atolls: Tuvalu and the Second World War.

By MCQUARRIE Peter

Christchurch: MacMillan Brown centre for pacific studies, 1994 (500 gram rate) Fine copy, sewn into pictorial soft covers, xv 187pp illustrated with photographs, New Zealand and United States personnel on Pacific atolls during the Second World War. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$21.53

The First and the Last, the German Fighter Force in World War Two II 2

By GALLAND Adolf

London: Methuen, 1955 THIRD IMPRESSION of first edition, ink name whited out on fep, cloth of spine faded, internally VG, first English translation from the German, xii 368pp + plates, one of the top German fighter aces gives his side of the story, including conferences with the Fuhrer and the development of jet fighters. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$21.53

Reading Athena's Dance Card, Men Against Fire in Vietnam
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Reading Athena's Dance Card, Men Against Fire in Vietnam

By GLENN Russell W.

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2000 unclipped dust jacket very faintly sunned, book has very faint damp ripple to very edge of prelims, hardly noticeable, xii 214pp. Statistical research into the performance of the US services in Vietnam conflict. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$10.77

Winged Sabers: The Air Cavalry in Vietnam: 1965-1973
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Winged Sabers: The Air Cavalry in Vietnam: 1965-1973

By JOHNSON Lawrence H.

Pennsylvania: Stackpole Books, 2001 slight curl to edge of covers, xi 180pp, illustrated. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$17.95

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