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AUCHINLECK: THE LONELY SOLDIER

by Philip Warner

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Mass market paperback. Pages browning but very good. The life of Field-Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck. A legend in his lifetime and revered by his men, the 'Auk' was the inspiration of the Commonwealth troops from Tobruk to Burma during the Second World War. He rose from Indian Army Subaltern stalking the Pathan to… Read more
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CHESHIRE VC

by Russell Braddon

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Mass market paperback. Pages browning. The biography Group Captain Leonard Cheshire VC, DSO, DFC. One of the outstanding bomber pilots of RAF Bomber Command in WWII. Cheshire was an official British observer of the Atomic attack on Hiroshima. (Published: 1966) (Publisher: Arrow Books) (Pagination: 217pp, 34 ills) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX
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NOT I. A GERMAN CHILDHOOD

by Joachim Fest

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) In Not I, the memoir of his childhood and youth, Joachim Fest chronicles his own extraordinary early life, providing an intimate portrait of those dark years of conflict.Whether describing his Catholic home in a Berlin suburb, his father's resistance of the regime and subsequent teaching ban, his own expulsion from school, or Aunt… Read more
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SLIM: THE STANDARD BEARER

by Ronald Lewin

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Used paperback. Pages browning.Good. The biography of Field-Marshal the Viscount Slim, KG.GCB.GCMG. GCVO. GBE. DSO.MC. In World War I he was badly wounded at Gallipoli, and later served in France and Mesopotamia. Between the wars he served with Gurkha regiments and taught at Camberley Military College. From the outbreak of the World War… Read more
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ALANBROOKE

by David Fraser

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Well used paperback. Covers rubbed, pages browning. Useful study copy. Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke KG, GCB, OM, GCVO, DSO and Bar, was Chief of the Imperial General Staff during the Second World War, and was promoted to Field Marshal in 1944. He was of one of the outstanding soldiers… Read more
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WEARY THE LIFE OF SIR EDWARD DUNLOP

by Sue Ebury

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Paperback, slight fading on spine.very good. This biography traces the military and medical career of one of Australia's most celebrated war heroes. Born and raised in Victoria, Australia, he qualified as a pharmacist and surgeon. When World War II broke out, he was appointed a surgeon to the Emergency Medical Unit, spending time… Read more
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FIRE IN THE NIGHT

by John Bierman and Colin Smith

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) The life of Orde Charles Wingate, a brilliant, charismatic and controversial general of WWII. A passionate Zionist, he raised the Special Night Squads in Palestine, led a guerrilla-style force into Italian-occupied Ethiopia and led his Chindit force in Burma to remarkable effect shattering the myth of Japanese invincibilty in jungle warfare. (Published: 1999)… Read more
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AS FAR AS MY FEET WILL CARRY ME

by J M Bauer

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) The escape from the Soviet Union by a former WW.II German Fallschirmjager Officer - who had been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment -his was a three year epic march (Published: 1985) (Publisher: Granada Publishing) (ISBN: 0583125069) (Pagination: 222pp) (Condition: Very good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX
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IN EXILE

by Willy Brandt and Translator R.W. Last

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Essays, reflections and letters 1933-1947. (Published: 1971) (Publisher: Oswald Wolff) (ISBN: 0854961208) (Pagination: 264pp) (Condition: Good in faded d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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THE LABYRINTH

by Walter Schellenberg

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) No d/w. Blue boards with fade marks and black spine. Good.The autobiography of Walter Schellenberg, who served under Heydrich, running the counter-espionage division of the Gestapo,later the Foreign Intelligence Dept and in 1944 headed German Military Intelligence (Published: 1956) (Publisher: Harper & Brothers) (Pagination: 423pp, illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX
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THE TEST OF COURAGE : MICHEL THOMAS

by Christopher Robbins

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Known today for his language teaching skills, during the Second World War Thomas's family were murdered in Auschwitz. He survived incarceration in a concentration camp, escaping to join the resistance. He was arrested and interrogated by Klaus Barbie. He joined the American forces after D-Day, and was with them at the liberation of… Read more
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MEMOIRS OF FIELD MARSHAL KESSELRING.

by Field Marshal Kesselring

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Written during Kesselring's imprisonment after World War II he describes his military training, his service in World War I, his work in the Reichswehr and his role in the founding of the Luftwaffe. As one of Germany's most capable military strategists he became Goering's deputy, commanding air fleets during the invasion of France… Read more
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THE DIARY OF A DESERT RAT

by R L Crimp and Editor Alex Bowlby

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Mass market paperback. Pages browning. signs of use. From July 1941 to May 1943. The author was a private soldier in an infantry regiment, part of the 7th Armoured Division in the North African Campaign (Published: 1974) (Publisher: Pan Books) (ISBN: 0330240218) (Pagination: 210pp) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX
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TOMORROW TO BE BRAVE

by Susan Travers

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) The story of the only woman to fight for the French Legion, born to a life of privilege, and after being expelled from finishing school, she signed up with the Free French in 1940. She sailed to Africa where she travelled the country eventually becoming a driver to General Koenig of the Foreign… Read more
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RAVENSTEIN: PORTRAIT OF A GERMAN GENERAL

by Rowland Ryder

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) The life of Johann Theodor von Ravenstein. Born of ancient Prussian stock he received the 'Pour le Merite' in WWI and the Knights' Cross in WWII. He was an able Panzer commander who commanded the 21st Panzer Division in North Africa and was captured at Sidi Rezegh. (Published: 1978) (Publisher: Hamish Hamilton) (ISBN:… Read more
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GODS OF WAR: MEMOIR OF A GERMAN SOLDIER

by Hans Werner Woltersdorf

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) The experiences of a Waffen SS soldier in WWII. He volunteered at the age of 17, became an officer in the Das Reich Division and served on the Western and Eastern fronts. He was Wounded in 1943 during the battle for Zhitomir, eventually losing his leg. At the end of the war he… Read more
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THE PHANTOM MAJOR

by Virginia Cowles

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) No dw. Orange boards have fade marks. Some numbers written on rear endpaper. The story of David Stirling - the man who started the SAS in 1941. In the fifteen months between the formation of the regiment, and Stirling’s capture, he and his men destroyed hundreds of planes and trucks, dozens of supply… Read more
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PATTON THE COMMANDER

by H Essame

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) A study of the military career of General George Patton, and his campaigns of World War II by Major General H Essame, Brigade Commander throughout the North West Europe campaign. (Published: 1974) (Publisher: Purnell) (Pagination: 280pp, illustrations, maps) (Condition: Faded spine. Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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THE TASTE OF WAR

by Margaret Bourke-White

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) The Century Travellers series.The American photographer describes her experiences covering the war in Europe from 1941 to 1945 and shares her observations on the Russian and German people (Published: 1974) (Publisher: Century Publishing) (ISBN: 0712620308) (Pagination: 315pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX
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MY TRUTH: IL DUCE'S DAUGHTER BREAKS THIRTY YEARS OF SILENCE

by Edda Mussolini Ciano and As told to Albert Zarca

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Favourite daughter of Benito Mussolini the author appraises the Fuhrer, Goering, Goebbels her father and her husband Galeazzo Ciano, Mussolini's Foreign Minister. She looks back at her husband's rise to power and his distrust of Germany, their flight to Spain from where they were returned to Italy. Her husband stook trial and was… Read more
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