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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Baird was one of the most able military commanders in India at the time of Wellesley's Governorship. His experiences included incarceration as a POW for 4 years, the campaign and battle of Seringapatam, his campaign in Egypt 1801-2, the capture of the Cape of Good Hope 1805, and the Corunna Campaign 1808-9 where… Read more
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BIRDLESS SUMMER

by Han Suyin

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Ex library with dewey number on spine and title page. Date label removed from back endpaper. No obvious marks. This third volume in Han Suyin's autobiography covers the years between 1938 and 1948, which were dominated politically by the Japanese invasion and the decline of Chiang Kaishek's power. (Published: 1968) (Publisher: Jonathan Cape)… Read more
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LA DOULEUR

by Marguerite Duras

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Part of Marguerite Duras's autobiography with two wartime stories conveying life in Paris in the summer of 1944 and the late spring of 1945. (Published: 1986) (Publisher: Flamingo) (ISBN: 0006542255) (Pagination: 183pp) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX
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MUSSOLINI. AN INTIMATE LIFE

by Paolo Monelli

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Dustjacket torn and worn. Boards good with darkened spine. Good reflecting age and use. A detailed account of the Duce and his rise to power. (Published: 1953) (Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd) (Pagination: 304pp Illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX
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SAND AGAINST THE WIND

by Barbara W Tuchman

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Mass market paperback. Well used but unmarked. Useful study copy. A biography of General Joseph W. Stilwell and a study of American - Sino relations between the fall of the Manchu Empire after the 1911 Revolution, and the rise of Mao Tse-Tung in the 1940s. Stilwell loved China and served there during the… Read more
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WINGATE IN PEACE AND WAR

by Major-General Derek Tulloch

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) The author was Wingate's Chief of Staff during the second Chindit operation in Burma, tells the true story of the man who helped defeat Japan and become a legend among his men. (Published: 1976) (Publisher: Futura Publishers) (ISBN: 0860072932) (Pagination: 300pp) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX
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THE BIG THREE

by Robin Edmonds

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Mass market paperback. Covers creased. Signs of use but text unmarked. The three most powerful leaders of the Second World War and their rise to power and their leadership, in the case of Stalin and Roosevelt, in the 1930s while Churchill was in the wilderness. The three only met twice at Yalta and… Read more
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RULES OF THE GAME

by Nicholas Mosley

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Mass market paperback. Signs of use but unmarked. Sir Oswald and Lady Cynthia Mosley 1896-1933, the founder of the Fascist Movement in England (Published: 1983) (Publisher: Fontana) (ISBN: 0006366449) (Pagination: 274pp illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX
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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) As a young lieutenant in 1941, David Stirling won a battle against military bureaucracy. He was able, against all odds, to introduce a new concept in fighting. Although it was disbanded after the war, the effectiveness of the Special Air Service resulted in its being re-formed six years later to meet the specialized… Read more
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STALIN'S GENERAL: THE LIFE OF GEORGY ZHUKOV

by Geoffrey Roberts

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) A legendary name, Zhukov played a decisive role in the battles of Moscow, Stalingrad and Kursk. He was the first Allied General to enter Berlin and took the German surrender. His postwar career was equally eventful. He was sacked, banished twice and wrongfully accused of treason before his death in 1957. (Published: 2013)… Read more
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MUSSOLINI

by Denis Mack Smith

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) A political biography of Benito Mussolini. (Published: 1983) (Publisher: Granada Publishing) (ISBN: 0586084444) (Pagination: 495pp illustrations) (Condition: Very good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX
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LIBYAN SANDS. TRAVELS IN A DEAD WORLD

by R A Bagnold

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) The author was among a group of British explorers who in the 1930's explored the deserts of North Africa using Model T Fords. This book describes his journeys into the region known as the Western Desert of Egypt or the Libyan Sahara. He is a central character in the group of explorers who… Read more
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STALIN: MAN & RULER

by Robert H McNeal

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Creasing on bottom right hand corner. Good. Stalin was the overlord of the Gulag, the assassin of both Lenin and Trotsky, and a megalomaniac tyrant over millions. The result of 35 years scholarship, Robert McNeal's biography focuses on the cult of personality surrounding Stalin. (Published: 1989) (Publisher: Papermac) (ISBN: 0333373529) (Pagination: 389pp, 14… Read more
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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Mass market paperback. Good. Born into a working-class family in London in 1919, the author enlisted in the Rifle Brigade at 19, was sent to the Middle East and Palestine. Following service at the battle of Alamein, he joined the Parachute Regiment and in September 1944 found himself at Arnhem. When the paratroopers… Read more
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MONTY: VOLUME 3: FIELD MARSHAL 1944-1976.

by Nigel Hamilton

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Mass market paperback. Covers slightly creased.Pages browning. The campaign of the 21st Army Group from the breakout in Normandy to the end of the Second World War in Germany. The chapters on the Ardennes are particularly revealing. Also Montgomery as Military Governor in Germany, CIGS, the Commanding General of the Western Union and… Read more
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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Mass market paperback. Covers, creased, pages browning. Useful study copy.The first volume of the full official biography of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery. This volume includes his WWI service, his experiences in Ireland, France and Belgium 1939-40 commanding the 3rd Division and at Dunkirk, front line commander against the German invasion threat, his transfer… Read more
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ON THE OTHER SIDE

by Mathilde Wolff-Monckeberg

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Mass market paperback.Good. The author was the wife of a professor at Hamburg University. When war came all contacts with four of her five children who were suddenly in enemy countries was severed. She kept a diary for them, thinking that she would not survive. (Published: 1982) (Publisher: Pan Books) (ISBN: 0330261304) (Pagination:… Read more
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BENITO MUSSOLINI

by Christopher Hibbert

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Mass market paperback. Pages browning. Good. A biography of Italian dictator, Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini. He led the National Fascist Party and is credited with being one of key figures in the creation of Fascism. He became the Prime Minister of Italy in 1922 and Il Duce by 1925, leader of the dictatorship… Read more
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WALDHEIM AND AUSTRIA

by Richard Bassett

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Mass market paperback. Fading on covers. Browing on pages edges. Good. This is an account of the "Waldheim Affair", which for six months in 1986 cast a spotlight on Austria. As Kurt Waldheim, former Secretary-General of the United Nations ran for President, so fragments of his hitherto undisclosed wartime career in the German… Read more
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AMEDEO

by Sebastian O'Kelly

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Subtitled ' A True Story of Love and War in Abyssinia' this is an account of the remarkable exploits of Amedeo Guillet, Italian aristocrat, Olympic equestrian star, WWII Cavalry officer & guerrilla fighter. With his beautiful Ethiopian companion he resisted the British when they invaded &, after the Italy's African Army surrendered, waged… Read more
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