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A WAAF IN BOMBER COMMAND
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A WAAF IN BOMBER COMMAND

By Pip Beck

(Subject: World War II - General) A true story by a RAF Bomber Command wartime R/T operator who talked down the crews on their return from operations, met them off duty and so often, mourned their loss within days.The author volunteered in 1941, she was trained as an R/T operator at RAF Waddington, later posted to Bardney and spent the last 2 years of the war at Upper Heyford and it's satellite station Barford St. John. (Published: 1989) (Publisher: Goodall Publications Ltd.) (ISBN: 0907579124) (Pagination: 170pp) (Condition: As new in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$3.00

THE HOUSE THAT HITLER BUILT

By Stephen H Roberts

(Subject: The Third Reich - General) Fair. Useful reference copy.Dustjacket repaired where possible but fragile. Small piece missing from top of endpaper. Light foxing on endpapers. The author, an Australian historian,spent nearly a year in 1936 in Germany. He met had met Nazi leaders and attended their rallies and meetings. In 1937 this, with his knowledge of central European history, led to this book. It brought to light Hitler's Reich and the persecution of the Jews, and forewarned of a probable world war. The book, addressed to the ordinary reader, was translated into other languages and frequently reprinted. (Published: 1937) (Publisher: Methuen) (Pagination: 380pp) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$15.02

SCUM OF THE EARTH
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SCUM OF THE EARTH

By Arthur Koestler

(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) The gripping story of the author's arrest, imprisonment, and subsequent escape to London from Nazi-occupied France. Arthur Koestler is now an essential part of the English literary landscape both as political activist, and the author of Darkness at Noon. He stands beside George Orwell as one of the key writers of the twentieth century who embraced communism but would later turn against the "party"and denounce the tragic distortions and abuses that had betrayed the great vision. (Published: 1991) (Publisher: Eland Books) (ISBN: 0907871070) (Pagination: 250pp) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$7.51

U-BOAT 977

By Heinz Schaeffer

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) No d/w. Blue boards with fade marks.Small Graze on endpaper plan. Text clean and unmarked. The author was the last commander of U-Boat 977. This account includes his wartime experiences and his 66 day underwater voyage to Argentina after the surrender in 1945 - thus creating the rumour that he had taken Hitler there. Foreword by Nicholas Monsarrat. (Published: 1953) (Publisher: William Kimber) (Pagination: 207pp, 9 ills, diagram) (Condition: Good) UL-XXXXXX

$7.51

U-BOAT ACES AND THEIR FATES

By Geoffrey P Jones

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Some of the most able of the U-Boat Commanders of the WW.II Kriegsmarine, the attacks they made and their fates (Published: 1988) (Publisher: William Kimber) (ISBN: 0718306856) (Pagination: 256pp, 47 photos, 8 maps and diagrams) (Condition: Good in dw) UL-XXXXXX

$9.01

HELL ON WHEELS: THE 2D ARMORED DIVISION
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HELL ON WHEELS: THE 2D ARMORED DIVISION

By Donald E Houston

(Subject: World War II - General) Card covers rubbed ans creased on corners. Signs of use. Good. The detailed story of the 2d Armored Division. From the early evolution of armored doctrine, through extensive training manoeuvers in the United States, and finally to the invasions of North Africa, Sicily and Europe, this path-breaking unit witnessed the development of armored warfare and became one of the most illustrious fighting divisions of World War II. Even more, Hell on Wheels is the story of the men who compiled this distinguished record. (Published: 1986) (Publisher: Presidio Press) (ISBN: 0891412735) (Pagination: 446pp, 34 photos, 8 maps.) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$15.02

HIDDEN AGENDA: HOW THE DUKE OF WINDSOR BETRAYED THE ALLIES
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HIDDEN AGENDA: HOW THE DUKE OF WINDSOR BETRAYED THE ALLIES

By Martin Allen

(Subject: Between the World Wars - General) This book is the result of the author's research into Charles Bedaux, a Frenchman suspected of spying for the Germans in the First World War, and in whose house in France the Duke of Windsor married Wallis Simpson. Bedaux, through his connections with high-ranking Nazis, ensured that the Duke of Windsor found a sympathetic audience for his own fascist ambitions. Evidence unearthed in European archives, from the FBI, and interviews with key individuals has thrown new light on a letter given to the author's father by Albert Speer. The book provides a fresh perspective on the abdication crisis and how it altered the course of the Second World War. (Published: 2000) (Publisher: Macmillan) (ISBN: 0333901819) (Pagination: 343pp illustrations) (Condition: Very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$12.02

OPERATION MILLENNIUM: BOMBER HARRIS'S RAID ON COLOGNE, MAY 1942

By Eric Taylor

(Subject: Aviation - World War II ) A detached, yet moving account of the first 1,000 bomber raid on Germany in WWII - 'Operation Millennium'. It reduced the population of Cologne by 95 percent and was the terrible culmination of months of pressure from 'Bomber Harris' to get this new and deadly strategy accepted. It was an extraordinary feat of organisation involving more thsn 6,000 aircrew, 53 airfields and 1,048 bombers. With a foreword by General Adolf galland (Published: 1990) (Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd) (ISBN: 0709029675) (Pagination: 218pp, 57 b/w photos) (Condition: very good in sltly faded d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$15.02

THE WAR BELOW ZERO: THE BATTLE FOR GREENLAND

By Colonel Bernt Balchen et al .

(Subject: World War II - General) Dustjacket complete but rubbed and repaired. In 941 an expedition led by the author arrived in Greenland under orders to establish the northernmost American air base in the world. They discovered that the Germans had already established a base and were in daily communication with Berlin. Colonel Balchen's men destroyed it in May 1943. In November 1942 a Flying Fortress with 9 crew crashed on the ice cap. without preparation or equipment. The last of them were finally rescued 5 months later by a rescue party led by Balchen. (Published: 1945) (Publisher: Allen & Unwin) (Pagination: 127pp, + photos and endpaper maps) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$21.03

THEY ARRIVED BY MOONLIGHT
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THEY ARRIVED BY MOONLIGHT

By Captain Jacques Doneux

(Subject: World War II - General) The remarkable true story of a young Englishman who, for six perilous months, operated a secret radio set under the noses of the Gestapo. He parachuted into enemy-occupied Belgium from a Halifax bomber on a moonlit night in 1943. From then on Jacques Doneux lived with danger for twenty-four hours a day. He records the series of incredible adventures that befell him, from the moment he jumped into Belgium, to the epic twenty-three hour trek across the Pyrenees into Spain to escape from German-occupied Europe. (Published: 2001) (Publisher: St. Ermin's Press) (ISBN: 1903608007) (Pagination: 212pp) (Condition: Very good in dw) UL-XXXXXX

$9.01

THE KILLING OF SS OBERGRUPPENFUHRER REINHARD HEYDRICH

By Callum MacDonald

(Subject: The Third Reich - General) Pages browning.The only successful assassination of a leader of the Third Reich during WWII. Heydrich was the organizer of the SD, head of the RHSA, planner of the Final Solution and Reichsprotektor of Bohmia-Moravia. This book examines his career, the reasons for the assassination, the operation and aftermath. (Published: 1989) (Publisher: Macmillan) (ISBN: 0029195616) (Pagination: viii + 239pp, 33 photos,) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$12.02

PIERRE LAVAL AND THE ECLIPSE OF FRANCE

By Geoffrey Warner

(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Dustjacket torn. Boards and text unmarked. A biographical study One of the most reviled men of World War II - He served as Prime Minister of France from 27 January 1931 to 20 February 1932, and a second time from 7 June 1935 to 24 January 1936. Following France's defeat and armistice with Germany in 1940, he served in prominent roles in the Vichy Regime, first as the vice-president of the Council of Ministers from 11 July 1940 to 13 December 1940, and later as the head of government from 18 April 1942 to 20 August 1944. He was shot by firing squad on 15th October 1945. After the liberation of France in 1944, Laval was arrested by the French government under General Charles de Gaulle. In what was widely regarded as a flawed trial, Laval was found guilty of plotting against the security of the State and collaboration with the enemy, and after a thwarted suicide attempt, he was executed by firing squad (Published: 1968) (Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode) (Pagination: xx + 461pp, 26 ills, maps) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$18.03

EUROPE UNDER THE NAZIS: YUGOSLAVIA IN ARMS

By Milivoj J. Sudjic

(Subject: World War II - General) Good in faded boards, small split on spine. A History of Yugoslavia up to the months following the invasion in 1941. The patriots living in the mountains and the cities doing their utmost to help the Allies by disrupting the Germans, but suffering acute shortages and mass reprisals as a result. (Published: 1942) (Publisher: Lindsay Drummond) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$12.02

THE LAST PASSAGE

By Lt. Commander J. E. Taylor

(Subject: World War II - Western Europe) Blue boards, slightly rubbed, no d/w. Slight darkening on endpaper plan. Very good considering age and use. The story of the Gooseberry ships (Blockships) which, by being sunk, helped create the artificial Mulberry harbours on D-Day. The front endpaper is a plan of Mulberry 'B' The Harbour at Arromanches. Page 137 is a list of Gooseberry ships and their respective harbour. (Published: 1946) (Publisher: Allen & Unwin) (ISBN: No ISBN) (Pagination: small format, 137pp, 16 b/w photos) (Condition: good) UL-XXXXXX

$27.04

SHADOWS DANCING. JAPANESE ESPIONAGE GAINST THE WEST 1939-1945

By Tony Matthews

(Subject: Intelligence, Espionage, Reconnaissance & Electronic Warfare) The story of Japanese spy rings operating through Spanish Embassies and Consulates in Britain, America and Australia during the Second World War. The spy network known as TO was controlled from Madrid and provided the Japanese and the Germans with a wealth of knowledge. (Published: 1993) (Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd) (ISBN: 0709052227) (Pagination: 240pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$15.02

SOE SINGAPORE 1941-42
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SOE SINGAPORE 1941-42

By Richard Gough

(Subject: Intelligence, Espionage, Reconnaissance & Electronic Warfare) Pages browning but very good in d/w. The SOE organisation led by Lt. Col. Alan Warren based in Singapore that endeavored to train volunteers in guerrilla warfare and also "stay behind" parties from local communists, Europeans, the Hong Kong Regiment and Burma Levies volunteers.The operation was called the "Orient Mission" These groups took to the jungles when the conquering Japanese armies arrived. (Published: 1985) (Publisher: William Kimber) (ISBN: 0718305841) (Pagination: 245pp, 15 illustrations, maps) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$12.02

ALLIES AT WAR
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ALLIES AT WAR

By Simon Berthon

(Subject: World War II - General) Pages browning slightly. The Book of the TV Series.In public, General de Gaulle remained the firm ally of Britain and America in the war against Hitler. In reality, his former sponsors were so appalled by him that they kept the Anglo-American invasion of North Africa secret from him. They cast about for an alternative leader to take charge of the Free French. The book reveals how and why the alliance turned sour, and how de Gaulle took revenge on Britain and America after the war. (Published: 2001) (Publisher: Harper Collins) (ISBN: 0007116225) (Pagination: 345pp illustrations) (Condition: Very good in dustjacket.) UL-XXXXXX

$9.01

TRAIL OF HOPE
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TRAIL OF HOPE

By Norman Davies

(Subject: World War II - General) Following the conquest of Poland by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in 1939, hundreds of thousands of Polish families were sent eastwards to the arctic wastes of Siberia. However, with Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa, Russia turned to those that it had previously deemed 'undesirable', and raised a Polish army from those that it had imprisoned within its labour camps. Renowned historian Professor Norman Davies recounts the compelling story of the Polish II Corps (or 'Anders Army' as it was known), and their exceptional journey from the Gulag of Siberia through Iran, the Middle East and North Africa to the battlefields of Italy to fight shoulder-to-shoulder with Allied forces. (Published: 2015) (Publisher: Osprey Publishing) (ISBN: 9781472816030) (Pagination: 597pp, c450 colour & b/w photos & illustrations, maps) (Condition: new in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$45.07

DOWDING AND THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

By Robert Wright

(Subject: Aviation - General) Based on Lord Dowding's own records and papers, a study on Dowding's role in the development of Fighter Command prior to the Second World war, and his conduct of the Battle of Britain (Published: 1969) (Publisher: Military Book Society) (Pagination: 288pp, port) (Condition: Good in dw) UL-XXXXXX

$9.01

GOERING: AIR LEADER

By Asher Lee

(Subject: The Third Reich - General) Considered an authoritative study, the author was an Intelligence Officer in the RAF who interviewed numerous Luftwaffe officers immediately after the Second World War. The book includes chapters on: Youth and First Combats; Phoenix from the Ashes; Prelude to the Second World War; Blitzkrieg Successes; The Battle of Britain; Multi-front Problems; The Air Defence of Germany; The Lost Leader; At Nuremberg; and Summing Up; (Published: 1972) (Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co.) (ISBN: 0715606220) (Pagination: 256 pges, 18 b/w illustrations) (Condition: good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$9.01

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