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OBA, THE LAST SAMURAI: SAIPAN 1944-45

by Don Jones

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(Subject: World War II - Pacific) The story of the Japanese officer and his 46 men on Saipan who refused to acknowledge defeat in 1945. For eighteen months he and his men held out in the jungle and hills. This is a narrative of the remarkable events including being torpedoed, fighting the US Marine Invasion, his remarkable guerrilla campaign, to his final capitulation after Japan's surrender in Tokyo. (Published: 1986) (Publisher: Airlife Publishing) (ISBN: 090639371X) (Pagination: 241pp, photo, 2 maps.) (Condition: Very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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OBJECTS OF CONCERN: CANADIAN PRISONERS OF WAR THROUGH THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
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OBJECTS OF CONCERN: CANADIAN PRISONERS OF WAR THROUGH THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

by Jonathan F Vance

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0774805048
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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) From prison camps in Eire, where POWs were allowed to keep pets and had memberships in the local tennis clubs, to camps in Japan where prisoners were often severely beaten, systematically starved and overworked, Canadian prisoners of war throughout the 20th century have faced a variety of conditions and experiences. This work examines Canada's role in the formation of an important aspect of international law, traces the growth and activities of a number of national and local philanthropic agencies, and recounts the challenges faced by POWs on a daily basis. (Published: 1994) (Publisher: Univ. of British Columbia) (ISBN: 0774805048) (Pagination: 324pp illustrations) (Condition: Very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT 1978

by William Green

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(Subject: Aviation - "The Observer's Book of Aircraft") 27th edition. Ex school library. usual stamps and markings. This year saw the inauguration of the Concorde services to New York and Singapore, whilst the TU-144 initiated services between Moscow and Alma Ata. (Published: 1978) (Publisher: Frederick Warne) (ISBN: 0723215774) (Pagination: Small format, 254 pp. extensively illustrated.) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT 1975

by William Green

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(Subject: Aviation - "The Observer's Book of Aircraft") One of the classic 'Observer's' series which are becoming more and more collectible. This edition from 1975 includes details of 137 aircraft from all nations. (Published: 1975) (Publisher: Ian Allan) (ISBN: 0723215413) (Pagination: small format, 2554pp, 245 illustrations) (Condition: good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT 1974

by William Green

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(Subject: Aviation - "The Observer's Book of Aircraft") One of the collectible 'Observer's' series. This 1974 edition includes details of 137 aircraft from all nations. Previous owner's inscription at front endpaper. (Published: 1974) (Publisher: Ian Allan) (Pagination: small format, 255pp, 246 illustrations) (Condition: used. good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF FLAGS

by I O Evans FRGS

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(Subject: Uniforms, Dress & Insignia - General) No d/w. Blue boards with faded spine. Previous owner name on endpaper. The world as portrayed in the 1950's. Flags of Great Britain, The Commonwealth, USA, Western powers, Europe, Asia, Africa and The Americas. (Published: 1959) (Publisher: Frederick Warne) (Pagination: 204pp 80 col.plates 74 line drawings) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT 1987
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT 1987

by William Green

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0723234582
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(Subject: Aviation - "The Observer's Book of Aircraft") Small stain at the bottom of the spine which does not affect the text. One of the classic 'Observer's' series which are becoming more and more collectible. This edition from 1987 includes details of more than 240 aircraft from all nations. Originally the series was published by Frederick Warne, who were bought by Penguin in 1983. (Published: 1987) (Publisher: Penguin Books) (ISBN: 0723234582) (Pagination: small format, 256pp, 240 illustrations) (Condition: good in card cover) UL-XXXXXX
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT 1968

by William Green

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(Subject: Aviation - "The Observer's Book of Aircraft") One of the collectible 'Observer's' series. This 1968 edition includes details of 154 aircraft from all nations. (Published: 1968) (Pagination: small format, 288pp, 250 illustrations) (Condition: used. good, no d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT 1971

by William Green

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9780723215011
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0723215014
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(Subject: Aviation - "The Observer's Book of Aircraft") One of the classic 'Observer's' series which are becoming more and more collectible. This edition from 1976 includes details of 185 aircraft from all nations. (Published: 1971) (Publisher: Wm. H. Allen Publishing) (ISBN: 0723215014) (Pagination: small format, 288pp, 335 illustrations) (Condition: good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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THE OBSERVER'S WORLD AIRCRAFT DIRECTORY

by William Green

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(Subject: Aviation - General) Designed to serve as a one volume reference library, a guide to the many aspects of aviation c.1960. Covers civil aircraft markings, insignia, glossaries of engine terms, rotocraft, VTOL, air launched missile terms, details of piston, turbine and rocket engines, Index of aircraft types. (Published: 1961) (Publisher: Frederick Warne) (Pagination: Small Landscape format. 354pp illustrations drawings) (Condition: Blue Boards, spine faded. Good) UL-XXXXXX
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT 1976

by William Green

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(Subject: Aviation - "The Observer's Book of Aircraft") One of the classic 'Observer's' series which are becoming more and more collectible. This edition from 1976 includes details of 137 aircraft from all nations. (Published: 1976) (Publisher: Wm. H. Allen Publishing) (ISBN: 0723215537) (Pagination: small format, 254pp, 245 illustrations) (Condition: good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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THE OCCASIONAL- NUMBER 51. "CRY 'HAVOC' AND LET SLIP THE MANAGERS OF WAR

by Dr. Paul Cornish

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(Subject: History & Development of Warfare - General) Two papers feature in this edition The Strategic, Military and Moral Hazards of Micro-Managed warfare by Dr Paul Cornish and Exploiting the Multi-Dimensional Battlespace. (Published: 2006) (Publisher: Strategic & Combat Inst.) (ISBN: 1874346410) (Pagination: 90pp) (Condition: Very good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX
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THE OCCASIONAL NUMBER 41: THE CASE FOR COALITION. FRENCH MILITARY INTERVENTION IN THE 1990s

by Dr. Rachel Utley

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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 Turquoise in Rwanda, for example was undertaken in strictly national terms? (Published: 2001) (Publisher: Strategic & Combat Inst.) (ISBN: 1874346348) (Pagination: 50pp) (Condition: very good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX
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THE OCCASIONAL-NUMBER 17: THE END OF EMPIRE

by Anthony Clayton

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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) The experience of Britain and France and the Soviet Union/Russia compared. Predominantly looks at the independence formalities of the 14 non Russian states of the Soviet Union in relation to the military intervention on the self proclaimed independence of Chechnya. (Published: 1996) (Publisher: Strategic & Combat Inst.) (ISBN: 1874346070) (Pagination: Very good in card covers) (Condition: 35pp maps) UL-XXXXXX
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OCCUPATION ISRAEL OVER PALESTINE

by Naseer Aruri

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0862323622
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(Subject: Post World War II - Gulf, Middle East, Afghanistan) A collection of articles by contributors from the world of academia and journalism. They look at the changing status of Palestinian areas, the consequences of the occupation and Subjugation versus Liberation. (Published: 1984) (Publisher: Zed Books Ltd) (ISBN: 0862323622) (Pagination: 467pp,maps, tables.) (Condition: Slight fading on spine ow Good) UL-XXXXXX
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OCCUPATION: THE ORDEAL OF FRANCE

by Ian Ousby

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9780719556708
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(Subject: World War II - Western Europe) The German occupation of France in WWII and the slow development of resistance. It took 14 months before the first German soldier was killed and the public mood changed only as brutality of the occupation forces increased. The author discusses how during the occupation, selfishness, bigotry and cowardice played as great a part as courage and idealism, leaving a poisoned memory. (Published: 1997) (Publisher: John Murray) (ISBN: 0719556708) (Pagination: 348pp illustrations, maps) (Condition: Very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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ODYSSEY OF A U-BOAT COMMANDER
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ODYSSEY OF A U-BOAT COMMANDER

by Erich Topp

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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Slight creasing in d/w lamination. Very light foxing on top edge.Very good. One of the very few of the top U-Boat Commanders to survive World War II, Topp was awarded the Knights Cross with Oakleaves and Swords, as well as the U-Boat Badge in Diamonds and the War Service Cross. He went on to command a war flotilla and subsequently joined the West German Navy, rising to the rank of Admiral. (Published: 1992) (Publisher: Praeger Publishers) (ISBN: 0275938980) (Pagination: 240pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in creased d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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ODYSSEYS AND ODDITIES

by Captain F H Shaw

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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) No date but circa 1948. A seafarer's record of a lifetime at sea. He recounts incidents at war, on the waterfront and mutiny at sea. (Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston) (Pagination: 280pp) (Condition: Good in worn dw) UL-XXXXXX
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OF ARMS AND MEN: A HISTORY OF WAR, WEAPONS, AND AGGRESSION
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OF ARMS AND MEN: A HISTORY OF WAR, WEAPONS, AND AGGRESSION

by Robert L O'Connell

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0195053591
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(Subject: History & Development of Warfare - General) Examining the role and significance of weapons from the dawn of human history to the present, and the attempts of western civilization to come to terms with the grim results of its own inventiveness. This integrates the evolution of human society with the development of weapons and strategy, the author also draws upon anthropology, sociology, biology, and literature in his effort to explain certain recurring phenomena of warfare. (Published: 1989) (Publisher: Oxford University Press) (ISBN: 0195053591) (Pagination: 367pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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OF FLIGHT AND FLYERS: AN AEROSPACE ANTHOLOGY

by Oliver Stewart

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(Subject: Aviation - General) The author has threaded together from eye-witness accounts, memoirs and diaries of pilots, inventors and designers the story of manned flight from early flying machines through 60 years of aviation to space travel. (Published: 1964) (Publisher: George Newnes Ltd.) (Pagination: 192pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in torn d/j) UL-XXXXXX
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