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(Subject: Post World War II - General) In September 2017, the Iron Brigade of the 4th (US) Infantry Division handed over command to the relieving 2nd Brigade Combat Team Dagger of the 1st (US) Infantry Division. The unit rotated for a nine-month-long period which included the exercises Allied Spirit VII, Allied Spirit VIII, Combined Resolve X and the SETC.… Read more
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TWO YEARS AND AN EARLY BREAKFAST

by Malcolm Troak

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(Subject: Post World War II - General) Signed by the author. One man's experiences during his National Service with the Royal Sussex Regiment 1951-1953. His tour took him from Chichester to Canterbury and Egypt returning in 1953 for the Queen's Coronation. (Published: 2003) (Publisher: New Anzac Publications) (ISBN: 0953911527) (Pagination: 90pp illustrations) (Condition: Fine in card covers) UL-XXXXXX
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CUBAN BLUFF

by Nigel West

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9780517585382
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(Subject: Post World War II - General) A documentary novel of the 1962 Cuban Missile crisis. For one terrifying Week In 1962 The World Held Its Breath as two Superpowers confronted each other, seemingly determined to head for nuclear Armageddon. This novel describes the scenario that unfolds as the the intelligence agencies of the US and Britain try to… Read more
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(Subject: Post World War II - General) Covers marked and creased, well worn but still a useful reference book. A collection of photographs and articles produced by the Panhellenic Confederation of the Reserve Officers explaining why the coup d'etat by the Colonels took place in Greece, deposing King Constantine, and the commencement of the Military Dictatorship. (Published: 1968) (Publisher:… Read more
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STAND BY YOUR BEDS! A WRY LOOK AT NATIONAL SERVICE

by David Findlay Clark

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9780954441692
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(Subject: Post World War II - General) The author served his National Service in the Royal Air Force. He describes with wry humour some of the boring, stressful, whimsical, ludicrous and exciting events that were packed into the two eventful years. He discribes the setting and nature of National Service between the years of 1948 and 1963, and comments… Read more
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UP TO THEIR NECKS

by Joe F. Plant

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9781782220541
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(Subject: Post World War II - General) Though this copy is new it is a proof copy and is so inscribed on the title page. The story of a National Serviceman. Within days of the end of the Second World War the Cold War began, thus conscription continued, to replace the demobilisation of Britain's existing armed forces. Who better… Read more
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THE COLD WAR: A MILITARY HISTORY

by David Miller

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9780719556180
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(Subject: Post World War II - General) From 1949 to 1991 the world was overshadowed by the Cold War. Repeatedly it seemed that in days, even hours, global nuclear conflict would sweep away much of the United States, the Soviet Union and Europe. When the Cold War ended, the Warsaw Pact was wound up and the vast military forces… Read more
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AT THE HIGHEST LEVELS

by Michael R Beschloss Strobe

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9780316905237
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(Subject: Post World War II - General) The end of the Cold War brought about by the secret messages and telephone calls between George Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev, James Baker and Eduard Schevardnadze and the closed door meetings at the Kremlin, White House, pentagon, CIA and KGB. (Published: 1993) (Publisher: Little Brown & Co) (ISBN: 0316905232) (Pagination: 498pp, chronology,… Read more
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ASSIGNMENT SHANGHAI: PHOTOGRAPHS ON THE EVE OF REVOLUTION

by Photographer Jack Binns and Editor Carolyn Wakeman

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(Subject: Post World War II - General) Chinese text. A few captions in English. paperback with worn covers. mainly black and white photographs. 13 pages of narrative plus captions. 1945-1949. Everyday scenes of ordinary people - pedicab drivers, street vendors, bar girls, police, politicians, prisoners - telling a story of national resilience and dignity in the midst of enveloping… Read more
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(Subject: Post World War II - General) An extraordinary decade in which the old order collapsed, along with the Berlin Wall. Looking at a history of Central Europe after the collapse of soviet control, the author joins the East Germans in their decisive vote for unification, visiting the former leader in prison, accompanies the Poles on their roller-coaster ride… Read more
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DESPATCHES FROM THE BARRICADES

by John Simpson

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9780091745820
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(Subject: Post World War II - General) An eye-witness account of the revolutions that shook the world 1989-1990. BBC Foreign Affairs editor, renowned journalist John Simpson was present at all of the events featured in his book. The fall of communism in East Germany, Poland Hungary Czechoslavakia, Bulgaria and Romania, The students protest and massacre in Tiananmen Square and… Read more
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DUSTY WARRIORS: MODERN SOLDIERS AT WAR

by Richard Holmes

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(Subject: Post World War II - General) Previous owner gift dedication on endpaper. Good in edgecreased d/w. The author draws on the testimonies of the 700 soldiers of the Princess of Wales Royal Regiment to capture in vivid detail the average soldier's day-to-day experience of war. Embroiled in a conflict often too dangerous for reporters to cover, these soldiers,… Read more
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(Subject: Post World War II - General) Good in creased d/w with watermark on bottom edge. The textblock has had an endpaper removed but is clean an unmarked. memories of the national Service experiences for some 2 million men who between 1945 and 1963 were forced to leave civilian life for 2 years and train as either soldiersm sailors… Read more
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(Subject: Post World War II - General) From a walled-off enclave of towering plants, smart villas and sparkling swimming pools, known as the Green Zone - the US-led Coalition Provisional Authority, under imperial viceroy L. Paul Bremer III, attempted to rule Iraq in the first twelve months after the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime. Drawing on hundreds of interviews… Read more
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(Subject: Post World War II - General) This paper looks at French Military missions, notably the Gulf war 1990-91, action in the former Yugoslavia and continued activity in Bosnia and Kosovo. It addresses some of the manifold questions arising from changes in French military strategy. What were the reasons for more prominent coalition interventions in the 1990s when Operation… Read more
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RED ZONE. FIVE BLOODY YEARS IN BAGHDAD

by Oliver Poole

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9780955572975
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(Subject: Post World War II - General) As the Daily Telegraph's Baghdad Bureau chief, Oliver Poole first arrived in Iraq in 2003, crossing the Kuwait border in the bank of a US armoured vehicle. Once in Baghdad his home would become a hotel room in the middle of the city's Red Zone. He tells how the war changed his… Read more
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GOING TO THE WARS

by Max Hastings

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9780333771044
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(Subject: Post World War II - General) Max Hasting's account of his experiences as a war correspondent. He covered the conflicts in Northern Ireland, Biafra, Vietnam, Cambodia, the Middle East, Cyprus, Rhodesia, India, and finally the Falklands. (Published: 2000) (Publisher: Macmillan) (ISBN: 9780333771044) (Pagination: 400pp illustrations) (Condition: Very good in dw.) UL-XXXXXX
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THE COLD WAR: A VERY SHORT INTRODUCTION

by Robert J Mcmahon

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9780192801784
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(Subject: Post World War II - General) Examines the impact the Cold war had on the United States, the Soviet Union, Europe and the Third World. it looks at the human and financial costs, and at how it affected the broader history of the second half of the twentieth century. (Published: 2003) (Publisher: Oxford University Press) (ISBN: 9780192801784) (Pagination:… Read more
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(Subject: Post World War II - General) The editors consider the role of airborne forces in modern warfare, and look at their use in Vietnam, Panama, the Falklands, Afghanistan, and Kuwait in Operation Desert Shield. (Published: 1991) (Publisher: Time Life Books) (ISBN: 0809486121) (Pagination: Large format, 160pp, extensively illustrated.) (Condition: Illustrated boards. very Good. Previous Owner's stamp inside and… Read more
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ESCAPADE 297

by Barrie Anderson

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(Subject: Post World War II - General) During a storm in August 1944 the SS Richard Montgomery a USA Liberty Ship loaded with high explosives sank at Sheerness, Kent. In March 1980 a retired businessman received an anonymous call telling him that unless the British GoverNment removed their policing troops from the Central American dependency of Cortesa, by 14th… Read more
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