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BRITISH SEA POWER

by B B Schofield

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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Previous owner name on endpaper. Twentieth century maritime strategy in the overall context of defence policy. The author considers how in times of need the navy has been found to be drastically under-equipped and thus unable to protect merchant shipping adequately. He describes the continuous see-saw battles with the Admiralty and Government of the day from Fisher's hard won reforms to an examination of the |navy's role in the Nuclear age. (Published: 1967) (Publisher: Batsford) (Pagination: 271pp, 25 photos, appendices, bibliography, references, index) (Condition: Good in worn d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE: THE DEFINITIVE ACCOUNT

by Charles B Macdonald

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(Subject: World War II - Western Europe) MacDonald was the Deputy Chief Historian of the US Army who, as a young man, fought in the famous battle in The Ardennes in 1944. His account is considered one the best published of the battle. (Published: 1984) (Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson) (ISBN: 0297783890) (Pagination: 712pp illustrations) (Condition: Very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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IMPERIAL GERMAN ARMY HANDBOOK 1914-1918

by D B Nash

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0711009686
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(Subject: World War I - General) A contemporary reprint of the manual which dictated how Germany conducted the war. Includes details of the organisation, mobilisation, equipment, uniforms, armament and insignia of all the branches of the armed forces. With photographs, line drawings and reproductions of colour paintings, historical introduction, glossary and bibliography. (Published: 1980) (Publisher: Ian Allan) (ISBN: 0711009686) (Pagination: 143pp, b/w photos, 4 col plates, line drawings of edged weapons, guns, insignia) (Condition: good in rubbed dw) UL-XXXXXX
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A HISTORY OF THE GUILD OF AIR PILOTS AND AIR NAVIGATORS 1929-1964: VOLUME 1

by David B Brown

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(Subject: The Bargain Basement - 2) This account of the first 35 years of the Guild's existence is not just a chronicle of events, dates and names, it is the story of the people who were responsible for the development of civil aviation in its most formative years. (Published: 1967) (Publisher: Private Publication) (Pagination: 105pp illustrations) (Condition: Scratch on front board ow vg) UL-XXXXXX
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BESIEGED: SIEGE WARFARE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD
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BESIEGED: SIEGE WARFARE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD

by Duncan B Campbell

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1846030196
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(Subject: Early Warfare) Explores the development of siege warfare in the ancient world from Persia in the 6th century BC to the 4th century Roman world, examining the techniques and weapons used during the sieges in this period. (Published: 2006) (Publisher: Osprey Publishing) (ISBN: 9781846030192) (Pagination: 224pp illustrations, maps) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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DIE FRONT WAR UBERALL

by E & B Kugelgen

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(Subject: World War II - General) An account of the "Free German Committee" - the organization set up and controlled by the Russians during World War II. German text. (Published: 1978) (Publisher: Verlag der Nation Berlin) (Pagination: 511pp) (Condition: good with worn d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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CONQUEST OF SPACE AND TIME: THE AIR

by Edgar B Schieldrop

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(Subject: Aviation - General) The illustrated story of mechanical flight from man's earliest attempts to fly. Covers the causes of failure in aerodynamics, the basic principles of flight in heavier-than-air machines, Balloons and airships, The development of world transport, and Stratospheric travel. A revised and enlarged edition with a foreword by Lord Brabazon. (Published: 1957) (Publisher: Hutchinson) (Pagination: 256pp, coloured frontis, over 150 ills, index) (Condition: blue cloth. Good in chipped and torn dw) UL-XXXXXX
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AVIATION: THE STORY OF FLIGHT

by (Editor) B Gunston

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(Subject: Aviation - General) From ancient "birdmen" to interplanetary flight, from the Wright Flyer to combat aircraft. The book looks at balloons, gliders, kites, the laws of flight, and the development of airframes, engines and navigation techniques. (Published: 1979) (Pagination: 253pp, 330 ills mostly colour, index, large format) (Condition: g/vg in wn dw) UL-XXXXXX
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HISTORY OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN ARMY POSTAL SERVICE

by Edward B Proud

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1872465595
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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Another in the series by historian and expert Edward Proud relating to the Commonwealth. The various chapters cover services with East Africa, Egypt and France in World War One and S.A.A.P.S and free postage and Egyptian pre-paid datestamps in World War Two. A detailed narrative with many illustrations and examples. (Published: 1989) (Publisher: Proud Bailey) (ISBN: 1872465595) (Pagination: 158pp illustrations) (Condition: Very good in dustjacket) UL-XXXXXX
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UNARMED AND UNAFRAID

by Glenn B Infield

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(Subject: Aviation - General) The history of the men, missions, training and techniques of aerial reconnaissance from its beginnings with manned balloons in the American Civil War, to its use in Vietnam. Looks at the military engagements that hinged on aerial reconnassaince such as the Battle of the Bulge, Midway, and Inchon. Also covers the 1960 U-2 incident when Francis Gary Powers was shot down ove Russia by a Soviet SA-2 guideline missile, and reconnaissance over Cuba during the 1962 missile crisis. (Published: 1970) (Publisher: Macmillan) (Pagination: 308pp, 23 photos, map) (Condition: g in dw) UL-XXXXXX
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CASE BY CASE

by I B Melchior

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(Subject: Intelligence, Espionage, Reconnaissance & Electronic Warfare) The experiences of a US Army Counter Intelligence Agent in WWII. He worked against spies, saboteurs and war criminals and interrogated POWs. The book covers his experiences from the Normandy Bridgehead, through France and the Battle of the Bulge, into Germany and Czechoslovakia. (Published: 1993) (Publisher: Presidio Press) (ISBN: 0891414444) (Pagination: 351pp, 12 photos, map, index) (Condition: fine in dw) UL-XXXXXX
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THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE SPECIAL STUDIES: IDEAS AND WEAPONS
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THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE SPECIAL STUDIES: IDEAS AND WEAPONS

by I B Holley

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(Subject: Aviation - Pre World War II ) A 1983 re-issue of the 1953 classic. The "Exploitation of the Aerial Weapon by the United States during World War I". A study in the relationship of technological advance, military doctrine, and the development of weapons. (Published: 1983) (Publisher: Office of Air Force Hist.) (ISBN: 0912799110) (Pagination: xiv + 222pp, index) (Condition: blue cloth, silver titles, vg) UL-XXXXXX
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HESS: THE MAN AND HIS MISSION

by Joseph B Hutton

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(Subject: The Third Reich - General) The life of Rudolf Hess, the Deputy Fuhrer of the Third Reich. Looks at his famous flight to Scotland in 1941, his unauthorised peace offer, imprisonment, and trial. With a foreword written by Airey Neave who was later murdered by the IRA. Neave was an officer of the International Military Tribunal and served the indictment on Hess at Nuremburg. He spoke to Hess on numerous occasions during the trial. (Published: 1970) (Publisher: David Bruce & Watson) (ISBN: 0851270409 ) (Pagination: x + 262pp, illustrations) (Condition: g in worn blue boards. Ex Library) UL-XXXXXX
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HESS: THE MAN AND HIS MISSION

by Joseph B Hutton

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(Subject: The Third Reich - General) The life of Rudolf Hess, the Deputy Fuhrer of the Third Reich. Looks at his famous flight to Scotland in 1941, his unauthorised peace offer, imprisonment, and trial. With a foreword written by Airey Neave who was later murdered by the IRA. Neave was an officer of the International Military Tribunal and served the indictment on Hess at Nuremburg. He spoke to Hess on numerous occasions during the trial. (Published: 1970) (Publisher: David Bruce & Watson) (ISBN: 0851270409 ) (Pagination: x + 262pp, illustrations) (Condition: d/w worn, ow good) UL-XXXXXX
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MILITARY LEADERS IN THE CIVIL WAR
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MILITARY LEADERS IN THE CIVIL WAR

by Joseph B Mitchell

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(Subject: Colonial & Other Wars - The American Civil War) The author brings the tragic struggle to life via a fresh analysis of the personalities and the tactics and strategies of the leading commanders on both sides. The officers chosen for the Union are McClellan, Grant, Meade, Sherman and Thomas. For the Confederacy they are Jackson, Lee, Longstreet, Johnston and Hood. (Published: 1972) (Publisher: EPM Publications Inc.) (ISBN: 0939009137) (Pagination: 251pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX
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SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH: SPECIAL PUBLICATION NO.11, 1974

by N B Leslie

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(Subject: History & Development of Warfare - General) THE SUCCESSION OF COLONELS OF THE BRITISH ARMY FROM 1660 TO THE PRESENT DAY. The lists are divided into Cavalry with their 1922 amalgamations, and Infantry. These are again divided into the first 25 Regiments of Line not affected by the 1881 amalgamations and the regiments numbered from 26 to 109 which are shown individually up to 1881, and then listed under their familiar county titles. (Published: 1974) (Publisher: Soc. for Army Hist. Res) (Pagination: 172pp) (Condition: beige card covers with red border, slightly marked otherwise v/good) UL-XXXXXX
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THE FIRST BATTLE OF THE MARNE

by Robert B Asprey

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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) Good in d/w. use reflecting age, tiny piece missing from edge of endpaper.Some marks on page edges. Great Battles Series. Fought from Sept 5-10, 1914. A vast, complex action, the climax of a military campaign begun on Aug 4 when Germany invaded Belgium in the first great offensive of WWI. (Published: 1962) (Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson) (Pagination: 212pp, ills, maps, notes, bibliography, index) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX
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BEFORE ENDEAVOURS FADE
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BEFORE ENDEAVOURS FADE

by Rose E. B. Coombs

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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) Updated edition. From the Belgium Coast to Verdun, the WWI battlefields of France and Flanders. Includes 20 tour maps of both front and rear areas for Ypres, Arras, Cambrai, Amiens, St. Quentin, Mons, Le Cateau, Reims and Verdun. Features illustrations of the remains of trenches, defences, pill-boxes, memorials, cemeteries and museums. (Published: 1994) (Publisher: After the Battle) (ISBN: 0900913851) (Pagination: Large format, 176pp, 600 + photos, 28 maps, ) (Condition: Good in card cover) UL-XXXXXX
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BLOODY CLASH AT SADZOT: HITLER'S FINAL STRIKE FOR ANTWERP

by William B Breuer

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(Subject: World War II - Western Europe) Dustjacket has small piece missing from front r/h corner and the top of the spine. Bookseller label on front inside board. Boards and text very good.In December 1944 whilst the eyes of the world were on Bastogne on the Southern perimeter of the Battle of the Bulge Hitler's focus was on the Northern perimeter and the primary objective of Antwerp. The last gasp assault at the end of December by an SS battle group was to strike the village of Sadzot. After 4 days and nights of attacking the outnumbered Americans including the author,the Germans were defeated. (Published: 1981) (Publisher: Zeus Publishers) (ISBN: 087527303X) (Pagination: 240pp map) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX
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THE SECRET WAR WITH GERMANY

by William B Breuer

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(Subject: Intelligence, Espionage, Reconnaissance & Electronic Warfare) The story of Deception, Dirty Tricks and Espionage against Germany in WWII. Includes accounts of SOE and Double X operations, Operation Himmler, the St. Nazaire and Dieppe raids, Atlantikwall, the "Ghost Army", Decoys, and activity against the V Weapons. (Published: 1988) (Publisher: Airlife Publishing) (ISBN: 1853100374) (Pagination: x + 318pp, 31 photos, 9 maps, bibliography, index) (Condition: near fine in dw) UL-XXXXXX
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