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1/4 Ton 4x4 Truck (Willys-Overland Model MB and Ford Model GPW) TM9-803 War Department Technical Manual.

by War Department.

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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$69.20

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Washington D.C.: War Department, 1947. 242pp, index, references, num bw ills. Card covers. Old sticker removal mark to front, surplus parts dealer stamp on title page. Being ex-surplus supply explains the excellent condition. Originally published in 1944, this copy a 1947 reprint.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.
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Plantersville: Small Arms Technical Publishing Company, 1947. HEAVY. ix, 344pp, index, bibliography, appendix (British gun makers), bw ills. Light brown cloth in jacket. Jacket with several chips, tears and associated creases. Tape stains to endpapers, page edges toned. Titlt continues: together with notes on Muskets, Service Rifles, Blunderbusses and Other Arms including also Various Historical Notes and Accounts regarding Individual… Read more
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$33.22
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Battleground Atlantic. How the Sinking of a Single Japanese Submarine Assured the Outcome of World War II.

by Billings, Richard N.

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Lawrence Jones
Published
2006
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780451217660
Item Price
$8.86

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New York: NAL Caliber, 2006. 311pp, index, bibliography. Or white cloth backed boards in jacket. Slightest of edge wear to jacket, light even toning to page egdes. Account of the sinking of the Japanese submarine I-52 and its importance. The submarine was carrying $2million worth of gold bullion to pay for uranium to pursue their own nuclear weapons.. First Edition.… Read more
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Prisoner of the Japanese. From Changi to Tokyo.

by Wade, Tom Henling.

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780864176028
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$12.18

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Sydney: Kangaroo Press, 1995. 186pp, index, map. Pictorial card. Slight fading to edge of front cover. When the Japanese captured Singapore in 1942 they took 130000 Allied POW's. One of those was the author who tells the story of 3 1/2 years of the indignity and hardship of captivity, and the torture and brutality of his captors- first in Changi,… Read more
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The Postman of Nagasaki. The true Story of a Nuclear Survivor.

by Townsend, Peter.

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1985
Condition
Good
Edition
First Penguin Edition
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$55.36

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Middlesex, UK: Penguin, 1985. 173pp. Paperback. Front cover creased, small (<1cm) tear at bottom front, prev owner name inside front cover, some toning to paper. 16 year old Sumiteru Taniguchi has just started his pot round when the Americans dropped the atom bomb on Nagasaki. Minutes later he lay hiseously wounded. This is the moving story of Sumiteru's fight to… Read more
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Improvised Munitions Handbook. TM 31-210. Department of Army Technical Manual.

by Department of the Army

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Apparent First
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$30.45

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Philadelphia: Frankford Arsenal, 1969. 256pp, num diagrams. Cream card. Toning to covers. Content includes explosives and propellants; mines and grenades; smalla rms weapons and ammunition; mortars and rockets; incendiary devices; fuses, detonators & delay mechanisms and miscellaneous.. Apparent First. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.
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there Shall be Retribution. (Nazi War Criminals and Their Protectors.)

by Molchanov, Vladimir.

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1981
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First English Language Edition
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$55.36

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Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1981. 200pp, few bw ills. Paperback. Covers a little rubbed, crease to top corner of both covers, sticker shadow to rear. Triangle cut from left side of title page. Differing paper qualities throught have reulted in bands of toning t page edges. Extremely scarce Soviet publication exposing nazi criminals who committed appalling crimes on the temporarily… Read more
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Livestock in the Barracks.

by A.A. (Anthony Armstrong.)

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1929
Condition
Near Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$13.84

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London: Methuen & Co, 1929. x, 153pp + 8pp publisher's catalogue at rear, bw ills. Maroon cloth with amusing gilt vignette to front. Some wrinkling of cloth on rear, some fading to spine, endpapers and prelims foxed, toning and foxing to page edges. Amusing anecdotes of animals as pets, mascots or 'invaders' in army barracks. Includes monkeys, bears, dogs, rabbits,… Read more
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A Century of Service. A History of the Southport school army Cadet Unit, 1906-2006.

by Bou, Jean.

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780646471228
Item Price
$16.61

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Southport, Qld: The Southport School, 2007. xvii, 82pp, index, Honour Roll, bw & col ills. Pictorial boards. Near new. Centenary history of the Southport School Army Cadet Unit. Includes Honour Roll for both World Wars and Vietnam, nominal roll for 2006, officers serving.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. 8vo.
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Long Island. Coastwatchers at War in New Guinea... The 2nd Mission.

by Veale, Lionel

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780957738515
Item Price
$99.65

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Ashmore City, Qld.: Lionel P. V. Veale, 2002. 304pp, index, glossary, bw ills, endpaper maps. Or pictorial laminated boards in matching pictorial jacket. Very slight edge wear to jacket, phone number written on title page. The author spent much of WWII in New Guinea undertaking intelligence missions. Based on the author's experiences with the Coastwatchers in New Guinea.. First Edition.… Read more
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Hurricanes Over Burma Including the Memoirs of Wing Commander "Bunny" Stone.

by Cotton, M. C. "Bush"; Stone, "Bunny"

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Hardcover Edition
ISBN
9781863331258
Item Price
$22.14

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Bathurst, NSW.: Crawford House Press., 1995. viii, 357pp, index, bw ills, map. Or green cloth in jacket. Light edge wear to jacket, light foxing to edges. Hurricanes Over Burma is two books. In the first Cotton gives his account of the air war over Burma. Cotton was one of the first group of pilot trainees to leave Australia in WWII.… Read more
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To Find a Path. The Papua New guinea Defence Force & the Australians to Independence. Volume II - Keeping the Peace 1950-1975.

by Sinclair, James

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781863330626
Item Price
$60.90

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Brisbane: Boolarong Press, 1992. xii,312pp, index, num bw ills. Or maroon cloth in jacket. Minor edgewear to jacket, light foxing to top edge. The very scarce second volume in Sinclair's history of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force concluding at independence in 1975.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.
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London: T. Cadell., 1789. xiii, 303pp. Contemprary calf, rebacked c19th century with a lighter coloured leather but very well done. Tape stains to endpapers (from well meant plastic covering since removed), prev owner name dated 1790 on half-title page. Very slight occasional foxing. Overall a very pleasing, wide-margined copy of this early treatis on guns, gunsmithing and shooting. The title… Read more
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$470.56
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph.

by Lawrence, T E

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1935
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Impression
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$55.36

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1935. HEAVY. 672pp, index, appendices, bw ills. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine, gilt swords to front; no jacket. Light even tning to page edges, page edges untrimmed. Small bookseller label inside front cover, anotherbooksellers stamp on front free endpaper, prev owner name inside front cover. Slight fading to spine, slight rounding of board corners.. Fourth… Read more
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph. [De Luxe edition]

by Lawrence, T E

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1938
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First US De Luxe Edition
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$55.36

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Garden City: Garden City Publishing, 1938. HEAVY. 672pp, index, appendices, bw ills. Cream cloth with gilt decoration to spine, embossed swords to front; in jacket. Jacket price clipped, minor edge wear (heavier at top and bottom of spine), a couple of very small chips and very short tears. Light even tning to page edges.. First US De Luxe Edition. Hard… Read more
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Fighter Nights. 456 Squadron RAAF.

by Bennett, John.

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781875593101
Item Price
$83.04

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Belconnen, ACT: Banner Books, 1995. x, 214pp, index, bibliography, glossary, notes, 11 appendices, num bw ills, maps, pictorial endpapers. Or blue cloth in pictorial jacket. Near new. 456 Squadron RAAF was the only Australian night fighter squadron of WWII. This history describes the men who flew, their groundcrews, and includes full appendices of personnel, aircraft on strength and operations as… Read more
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Imperial Gift. British Aeroplanes Which Formed the RAAF in 1921.

by Bennett, John.

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781875593132
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$33.22

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Belconnen, ACT: Banner Books, 1996. x, 201pp, endnotes, index, appendices, num bw ills, pictorial endpapers. Or gray cloth in pictorial jacket. Near new. Britain gifted Australia 128 aircraft along with support equipment in 1920 which formed the basis for the RAAF, formed in 1921. Here we are presented with full details of each aircraft, with the histories of each… Read more
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Australia in the War of 1939-1945. Series 3 (Air) Volume 1. Royal Australian Air Force 1939-42.

by Gillison, Douglas.

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Lawrence Jones
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$19.38

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Canberra: Australian War Memorial, 1962. xiii, 786pp, index, appendices, num bw ills, maps. Or blue cloth in jacket. Light toning to endpapers, 2 very short tears to front of jacket, 2 small holes to rear of jacket and slight surface abrasion at rear flap fold. Presents very nicely. Mainly concerned with the air war against Japan from December 1941 to… Read more
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Mapping the First World War. The Great War Through Maps from 1914 to 1918.

by Chasseaud, Peter.

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Lawrence Jones
Published
2013
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780007522200
Item Price
$24.91

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London: Collins in Association with Imperial War Museums, 2013. HEAVY. 304pp, index, bw ills, maps, glossary, endpaper maps. Pictorial glossy boards in jacket. Very light edge wear to jacket. Follow the First World War through a fascinating collection of historical maps, expert commentary and photographs. Includes unique mapping from the archives of the Imperial War Museums.. First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Tiger Moth, CT-4, Wackett and Winjeel in Australian Service

by Wilson, Stewart

Seller
Lawrence Jones
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781875671168
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$22.14

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Weston Creek, ACT: Aerospace Publications, 1994. 194 pages, colour plates, illustrated throughout with b/w photos, line drawings. Pictorial card covers. Slightest of edge wear. Recounting the development history of the title aircraft including their entry into general service worldwide. Documents each aircraft's adaptation to Australian service and describes each service record. Each aircraft documented individually- its serial registration, individual version… Read more
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