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FALKLANDS: THE SECRET PLOT

By Oscar Raul Cardaso and Ricardo Kirschbaum

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) Previous owner's inscription on title page. The biting account of the intrigue within the Junta which led to the Argentine attack. Compiled from personal interviews, as well as documentary sources, the book exposes the scheming within the Military and the struggle within the United Nations. Oscar Raul Cardoso, Ricardo Kirschbaum and Eduardo van der Kooy, distinguished journalists from Buenos Aires, are together responsible for the national politics columns of the newspaper, Clarin. All three visited the Falklands, Oscar Cardoso on the day after the invasion. From Washington, New York and Buenos Aires they have compiled accounts of the dramatic confrontation between Galtieri and Reagan on the eve of the sinking of the Belgrano. (Published: 1987) (Publisher: Preston Editions) (ISBN: 187061500X) (Condition: good in card cover, previous owner's inscription) UL-XXXXXX

$15.34

LA GUERRA SECRETA POR LAS MALVINAS

By Nigel West

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) The SAS, MI6 and the war Whitehall nearly lost. A Spanish language edition of intelligence specialist Nigel West's volume on the secret war for the Falklands, or the Malvinas as the islands are known in the Spanish speaking world. Scarce and collectible. (Published: 1997) (Publisher: Editorial Sudamericana) (ISBN: 9500712784) (Pagination: 259pp, 16 b/w photos, facsimille documents) (Condition: Like new in card cover) UL-XXXXXX

$61.34

THE SECRET WAR FOR THE FALKLANDS
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THE SECRET WAR FOR THE FALKLANDS

By Nigel West

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) The SAS, MI6 and the war Whitehall nearly lost. The Falklands conflict was the first time the Royal Navy had been engaged by an enemy since 1945. It was a test of the world's latest air and defence systems and a unique opportunity to push competing fighters to their limits. This book focuses on Operation Corporate, the task force assigned to retake the Falklands, and on the clandestine efforts to deny General Galtieri the one weapon that could have turned Corporate into a humiliating defeat for Britain, the French manufactured Exocet missile. This copy has been signed by the author. (Published: 1997) (Publisher: Little Brown & Co) (ISBN: 0316882267) (Pagination: 266pp, 16 b/w photos, facsimille documents) (Condition: unread but slight browning to top page edges due to storage, signed by author) UL-XXXXXX

$30.67

THE SECRET WAR FOR THE FALKLANDS
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THE SECRET WAR FOR THE FALKLANDS

By Nigel West

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) The SAS, MI6 and the war Whitehall nearly lost. The Falklands conflict was the first time the Royal Navy had been engaged by an enemy since 1945. It was a test of the world's latest air and defence systems and a unique opportunity to push competing fighters to their limits. This book focuses on Operation Corporate, the task force assigned to retake the Falklands, and on the clandestine efforts to deny General Galtieri the one weapon that could have turned Corporate into a humiliating defeat for Britain, the French manufactured Exocet missile. (Published: 1997) (Publisher: Little Brown & Co) (ISBN: 0316882267) (Pagination: 266pp, 16 b/w photos, facsimille documents) (Condition: New, unread but slight browning to top page edges due to storage) UL-XXXXXX

$21.47

FOUR WEEKS IN MAY: THE LOSS OF HMS COVENTRY
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FOUR WEEKS IN MAY: THE LOSS OF HMS COVENTRY

By David Hart Dyke

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) On 25th May, 1982 the destroyer HMS Coventry, commanded by the author, was attacked by Argentine A-4 Skyhawk aircraft whilst on anti-aircraft picket duty in Falkland Sound. She was hit by 3 bombs killing 19 of her crew and leaving many more badly injured. Capsizing within minutes, she would finally sink the following day off pebble Island. This book was adapted by the BBC into a documentary 'Sea of Fire', which was shown in June 2007. (Published: 2007) (Publisher: Atlantic Books London) (ISBN: 9781843545903) (Pagination: 272pp. illustrations, maps) (Condition: Fine in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$12.27

THE BATTLE FOR THE FALKLANDS
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THE BATTLE FOR THE FALKLANDS

By Max Hastings and Simon Jenkins

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) Max Hastings accompanied the Task Force and was present at many of the major actions at sea and on land during the 1982 Falklands campaign. Meanwhile, in London and Washington, Simon Jenkins traced every political and diplomatic twist in the crisis. This is probably the definitive account of the operation. (Published: 1997) (Publisher: Pan Books) (ISBN: 0330352849) (Pagination: 384pp, numerous b/w photos & ills) (Condition: Good in card cover) UL-XXXXXX

$6.13

GOING BACK: RETURN TO THE FALKLANDS
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GOING BACK: RETURN TO THE FALKLANDS

By Simon Weston

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) Published to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the beginning of the Falklands conflict, this is the story of how former soldier Simon Weston, returned to visit the Falkland Islands. It also describes his meeting with the Argentine pilot who bombed the Sir Galahad, which resulted in the deaths of 51 soldiers from his regiment, and his own severe injuries. (Published: 1992) (Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing) (ISBN: 0747511616) (Pagination: 183pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in torn d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$9.20

TASK FORCE TRIBUTE

By Anne Pitcher

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) A pictorial tribute of the Falklands Task Force. Includes photographs and the troops preparing to embark, families and friends waving off the QE2, the Nordland and the Canberra. En route to the Falklands there were sports days and training runs to keep fit. There are images of Argentinian prisoners and local people after the liberation, survivors of the Atlantic Conveyor and HMS Sheffield, both of which were sunk by Exocet missile strikes, and the families waiting to greet the the Task Force upon its return. (Published: 1983) (Publisher: Private Publication) (Pagination: landscape format. 36pp b/w photographs) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$18.40

ABOVE ALL COURAGE

By Max Arthur

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) A collection of first-hand accounts of experiences in the Falklands War. Includes the Argentine Invasion, the bombing of Task Force ships, the Galahad disaster, the Battle of Darwin/Goose Green, the attacks on Mount Longdon, Mount Harriet, Two Sisters and Tumbledown. (Published: 1985) (Publisher: Sidgwick and Jackson) (ISBN: 0283992492) (Pagination: 338pp.illustrations.) (Condition: Pages browning. very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$10.73

FORGOTTEN VOICES OF THE FALKLANDS
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FORGOTTEN VOICES OF THE FALKLANDS

By Hugh McManners

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) Drawing upon the vast resources of the Imperial War Museum's Sound Archive, and containing previously unpublished material this presents the first complete oral history of the Falklands War. From the initial invasion of the islands to the British landings to the Argentine surrender and its aftermath, the book is a unique and essential chronicle of the conflict from all sides and perspectives. (Published: 2007) (Publisher: Ebury Press) (ISBN: 9780091908805) (Pagination: 479pp, map,illustrations.) (Condition: Fine in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$12.27

WAR IN THE FALKLANDS: THE CAMPAIGN IN PICTURES

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) The war in the Falklands from the Argentine invasion to their defeat and the surrender in Port Stanley. A photo record, with numerous battlefield photos, by The Sunday Express Magazine Team. (Published: 1982) (Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson) (ISBN: 0297782029) (Pagination: 154pp, 350 col & b/w photos. Large format) (Condition: Very good in pictorial boards,) UL-XXXXXX

$12.27

THE FALKLANDS WAR: THE DAY BY DAY RECORD FROM INVASION TO VICTORY

By Editor Peter Way

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) This contemporary partwork has been professionally rebound in black boards. This collectible volume relives the dramatic events in the Spring of 1982, when the Argentine Junta, desperate to restore its popularity at home, took the extraordinary decision to invade the Falkland Islands. The conflict dominated world headlines as British forces conducted a bravely fought and skilfully directed military campaign to recapture the Islands. This is a chronological account of the campaign and the key factors that enabled Britain to succeed against all odds. (Published: 1983) (Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Books) (Pagination: Large format, 448pp, c1500 colour & b/w photos & illustrations) (Condition: 14 copies bound in black boards with gilt spine titles) UL-XXXXXX

$24.54

NOT MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES

By Spencer Fitz-Gibbon

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) The events of the Falklands War with particular reference to the battle of Goose Green where Colonel H. Jones, lost his life and was awarded a posthumous Victoria Cross. The author examines the myths surrounding the battle and concludes that it was the system of tactical command known as "restrictive control" that nearly led to British defeat, and that the death of the 'H' resulted in a switch to "directive command" enabling the British to win the day. A controversial book, with lessons for military strategy, organisation and management generally. (Published: 1995) (Publisher: Lutterworth Press) (ISBN: 0718829336) (Pagination: 208pp, 14 maps, 1 table, 5 sketches, appendices, bibliography, index) (Condition: Good in d/w. Shows signs of use.) UL-XXXXXX

$27.60

THE FALKLANDS WAR: THE FULL STORY
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THE FALKLANDS WAR: THE FULL STORY

By Paul Eddy and Magnus Linklater

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) This is the full story of the campaign for the Falklands in 1982, written by the Sunday Times Insight Team. From the corridors of Whitehall to an Argentinian minefield, the authors used their daily coverage of the war plus additional accounts from those whose stories could not be published at the time. Journalists from the paper reported from the Task Force, from Argentina and from the Falkland Islands themselves as the invasion started. (Published: 1982) (Publisher: Sphere Books) (ISBN: 0722182821) (Pagination: 274pp.illustrations) (Condition: Mass market paperback. Good) UL-XXXXXX

$9.20

THE SECRET WAR FOR THE FALKLANDS
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THE SECRET WAR FOR THE FALKLANDS

By Nigel West

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) The SAS, MI6 and the war Whitehall nearly lost. The Falklands conflict was the first time the Royal Navy had been engaged by an enemy since 1945. It was a test of the world's latest air and defence systems and a unique opportunity to push competing fighters to their limits. This book focuses on Operation Corporate, the task force assigned to retake the Falklands, and on the clandestine efforts to deny General Galtieri the one weapon that could have turned Corporate into a humiliating defeat for Britain, the French manufactured Exocet missile. (Published: 1997) (Publisher: Warner Books) (ISBN: 0751520713) (Pagination: 266pp, 16 b/w illustrations) (Condition: New in card cover) UL-XXXXXX

$13.79

THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE FALKLANDS CAMPAIGN: VOL. I
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THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE FALKLANDS CAMPAIGN: VOL. I

By Sir Lawrence Freedman

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) The origins of the April, 1982 war. The book describes the long dispute between Argentina and Britain over the sovereignty of the Islands, the difficulties faced by successive governments in finding a way to reconcile the opposed interests of the Argentines and the islanders, and the constant struggle to keep the Islands viable. In March 1982 what started as an apparently trivial incident over an illegal landing by scrap-metal merchants on the island of South Georgia turned into a major crisis. Drawing on official papers the author charts the growing realisation within the British government of the seriousness of the situation, culminating in the Argentine invasion. (Published: 2005) (Publisher: Routledge, Keegan & Paul) (ISBN: 0714652067) (Pagination: 253pp, biblio, index) (Condition: Fine in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$67.48

THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE FALKLANDS CAMPAIGN: VOL. II
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THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE FALKLANDS CAMPAIGN: VOL. II

By Sir Lawrence Freedman

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) In this second volume, War and Diplomacy, the author provides a detailed and authoritative account of one of the most extraordinary periods in recent British political history and a vivid portrayal of a government at war. After the shock of the Argentine invasion of the Falklands in April 1982, Margaret Thatcher faced the crisis that came to define her premiership as she determined to recover the islands. The book covers all aspects of the campaign – economic and diplomatic as well as military and describes in dramatic detail events such as the sinking of the Belgrano, the battle of Goose Green and the final push to Stanley. (Published: 2005) (Publisher: Routledge, Keegan & Paul) (ISBN: 0714652075) (Pagination: 849pp, biblio, index) (Condition: Fine in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$76.68

THE FALKLANDS: THE AFTERMATH

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) Events that followed in the year after the conflict. Includes the lessons learnt from the fighting, "Fortress Falklands" and the Islands after the war. (Published: 1984) (Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Books) (ISBN: 086307202) (Pagination: 144pp, 112 col photos and illustrations, 16 b/w photos, 3 col maps. Large format) (Condition: dw repaired ow good.) UL-XXXXXX

$12.27

A MESSAGE FROM THE FALKLANDS

By Editor Hugh Tinker

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) The Life and Gallant death of David Tinker, Lieutenent, RN, from his letters and poems. His ship The Glamorgan was the first to go into action in the Falklands and suffered a fatal Exocet attack on 12 June. (Published: 1982) (Publisher: Junction Books) (ISBN: 0862451027) (Pagination: 203pp ills) (Condition: slight edgewear ow vg in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$5.37

WEAPONS OF THE FALKLANDS CONFLICT

By Bryan Perrett

(Subject: Post World War II - Falklands) The War for the Falklands was an effective test of much of the equipment of Britain's fighting services. This book analyses the results achieved by Sidewinders and Exocets. It also describes the ships, aircraft, missiles and other weapons used during the battle. (Published: 1982) (Publisher: Blandford Press) (ISBN: 0713713151) (Pagination: 152pp illustrations.maps.) (Condition: vg in edge torn dw) UL-XXXXXX

$10.73

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