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S.L.A.M.ARSHAL.. MARINE: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

by Colonel W. J. Davis

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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) Not the usual style of autobiography, this is not a biography of Marshal. A collection of newspaper articles, letters, reports and oral evidence compiled by Colonel Bill Davis, recounting his time in the US Marine Corps. His inspiration and mentor, was Brigadier Army General Samuel Lyman Atwood Marshall (S.L.A.Marshall) and others who knew him. Davis's account looks at his time in the USMC in the early 1960s, and contains much on the Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba. (Published: 1987) (Publisher: Marine Books) (Pagination: A4 format, 171pp, numerous facsimlies and illustrations) (Condition: Good in red card covers.) UL-XXXXXX
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SABRE TO STEALTH

by Peter R March

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9781899808809
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1899808809
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(Subject: Aviation - Post World War II ) An outstanding commemorative volume to celebrate 50 years of the United States Air Force, 1947-1997. The story is traced, year by year, with narative text and breathtaking colour paintings of major USAF aircraft by some of the world's most renowned aviation artists. From 'Chuck' Yeager's Bell X-1 supersonic record-breaker of 1947, a B-26 Invader night intruder mission over the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos, MH-53 Desert Rescue in Iraq in 1991, to an A-10 'Deny Flight' mission in Bosnia. (Published: 1997) (Publisher: Royal Air Force Ben. Fund) (ISBN: 1899808809) (Pagination: 168pp, large format (landscape), 53 color paintings, 149 color photos) (Condition: New - Casebound edition in blue presentation case) UL-XXXXXX
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SABRETACHES OF THE BRITISH ARMY

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(Subject: Small Arms, Personal Weapons, Equipment & Accoutrements) No.2 in the National Army Historical series. A selection of Sabretaches from the National Army Museum with a short History of the Sabretache by W. Y. Carman (Published: 1969) (Publisher: National Army Museum) (Pagination: Small booklet. 7pp + 16 photographs. ) (Condition: Good. Slight darkening on cover) UL-XXXXXX
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SACRED CIRCLES: TWO THOUSAND YEARS OF NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN ART

by Ralph T Coe

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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Rubbed card covers. Reading copy. Published by the Arts Council of Great Britain to accompany an exhibition at The Hayward gallery in London between October 1976 and january 1977. Extensively illustrated with the exhibition artifacts and also a time chart, maps, and bibliography. (Published: 1976) (ISBN: 1728700964) (Pagination: 235pp ills) (Condition: Rubbed covers. Good) UL-XXXXXX
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SACRED GAMES

by Gerald Jacobs

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9780140242430
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0140242430
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(Subject: The Third Reich - General) the story of Miklos Hammer, a Hungarian Jew, and his fight to survive his conscription into the Hungarian Jewish forced labour Battalion in 1944, his life in a Jewish ghetto, and his eventual sufferings in Birkenau. The nightmare train journeys, the work, the casual death and torture, and the awful routine of existence inside the camps are all recounted. The book describes how a chance meeting with an Englishman led Hammer into a new and unexpected form of oppression. (Publisher: Penguin Books) (ISBN: 9780140242430) (Condition: Paperback. Very good) UL-XXXXXX
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SACRED HONOUR

by David Roth

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0551028521
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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) The life of General Colin Powell. The man who lead the American armed forces during "Just Cause", "Desert Shield" and Desert Storm". (Published: 1993) (Publisher: Harper Collins) (ISBN: 0551028521) (Pagination: 256pp) (Condition: creased card covers ow good) UL-XXXXXX
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SACRED HONOR

by David Roth

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9780310604808
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031060480X
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(Subject: Political & Biographies - General) The life of General Colin Powell, the man who led the American armed forces during Operations "Just Cause", "Desert Shield" and Desert Storm" in the first Gulf War, 1991. (Published: 1993) (Publisher: Harper Collins (US)) (ISBN: 031060480X) (Pagination: 256pp, 20 illustrations inc colour, index) (Condition: near fine in dw) UL-XXXXXX
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SACRED PLACES: CANADIAN CEMETERIES OF THE GREAT WAR VOL. I. BELGIUM 1915-1918

by Norm Christie

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1869979753
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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) This first of three volumes, tells of the 168 cemeteries that contain the graves of Canadians who died in Belgium during the Great War. As no bodies could be repatriated, the men rest amongst their comrades in the war cemeteries that dot the countryside. More than 16,000 Canadians buried in these immaculate cemeteries in the fields around Ypres died in great battles such as Second Ypres, Mount Sorrel, or Passchendaele. In this series Norm Christie reveals his unique knowledge obtained by more than 30 years of studying the Great War (Published: 2011) (Publisher: CEF Books) (ISBN: 9781869979755) (Pagination: 240pp, More than 200 portraits and illustrations) (Condition: New in card cover) UL-XXXXXX
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SADDAM HUSSEIN AND THE CRISIS IN THE GULF
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SADDAM HUSSEIN AND THE CRISIS IN THE GULF

by Judith Miller and Laurie Mylroie

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9780812919219
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0812919211
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(Subject: Post World War II - General) The authors examine the rise of Saddam Hussein, his control of Iraq, the reasons for his invasion of Kuwait and the threat he poses to the stability of the Middle east. (Published: 1990) (Publisher: Random House) (ISBN: 0812919211) (Pagination: 268pp) (Condition: mass market paperback. faded spine ow good) UL-XXXXXX
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SAFETY IN THE AIR

by Maurice Allward

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9780200714846
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0200714848
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(Subject: Aviation - General) Written in the late 1960's with supersonic transport planes under construction expected to carry over 300 passengers at speeds of 1800 miles per hour safety in the air has become a matter of concern. The author well known for his books on aviation presents a comprehensive picture on the development of safety devices in the aircraft and on the ground. (Published: 1968) (Publisher: Abelard & Schuman) (ISBN: 0200714848) (Pagination: 175pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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SAFETY LAST: THE DANGERS OF COMMERCIAL AVIATION

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(Subject: Aviation - General) Good in torn dustwrapper. Not the book for those who suffer from a fear of flying. A collection of accounts of accidents and near misses as a result of weather, airline pressure, poor equipment, interpretation of safety regulation in airlines of the United States in the 1960s and early 70s. (Published: 1972) (Publisher: Dial Press) (Pagination: 264pp) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX
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SAHIB: THE BRITISH SOLDIER IN INDIA 1750-1914
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SAHIB: THE BRITISH SOLDIER IN INDIA 1750-1914

by Richard Holmes

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9780007137534
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0007137532
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(Subject: Colonial & Other Wars ) A broad and sweeping military history of the British soldier in India, with its focus, on the men who served in India and the women who followed them across that vast continent, bore their children, and all too often mopped their brows as they died. Beginning with India's rise from commercial enclave to great Empire, from Clive's victory of Plassey, through the imperial wars of the 18th-century and the Afghan and Sikh Wars of the 1840s, through the bloody turmoil of the Mutiny, and the frontier campaigns at the century's end. (Published: 2005) (Publisher: Harper Collins) (ISBN: 0007137532) (Pagination: 572pp, illustrations) (Condition: Fine in d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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THE SAILING SHIPS OF GREAT BRITAIN

by Wilfred S Hill

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9780904041194
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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) The history and development of British sailing ships built from the Middle Ages onwards with 24 full-page colour plates, and accompanying text of the most important individual vessels by the noted marine artist W. S. Hill. Includes ships such as Ark Royal, Mayflower, Cutty Sark, SS Great Britain and Discovery, along with many other famous names. (Published: 1975) (Publisher: Jupiter Books) (ISBN: 0904041190) (Pagination: Large format, 23pp + 24 full page colour plates and descriptive text) (Condition: vg in dw) UL-XXXXXX
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THE SAILOR'S WAR 1914-1918

by Peter H Liddle

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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) The Great War at sea. Using contemporary diaries and reports from all ranks, the author describes naval life, not only during the great battles but life in general, food, leave and relaxation. (Published: 1985) (Publisher: Guild Publishing) (Pagination: 224pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX
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SALERNO '43 GULF OF HELL

by Des Hickey and Gus Smith

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9780340360095
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0340360097
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(Subject: World War II - Italy) Mass market paperback. Signs of use, pages browning, good. Recreates the 21 days of horror and carnage that followed the Anglo-American invasion at Salerno on the Bay of Naples in September, 1943 under the command of General Mark Clark. (Published: 1984) (Publisher: Coronet) (ISBN: 0340360097) (Pagination: 477pp illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX
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SALT-WATER THIEF.THE LIFE OF ODD STARHEIM

by E O Hauge

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(Subject: World War II - General) The wartime activities of Odd Starheim escaped from Norway, returned and stole a full sized merchant ship, returned again leading a 40 strong sabotage team (Published: 1958) (Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co.) (Pagination: 159pp, illustrations) (Condition: dw ragged, ow good) UL-XXXXXX
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SALTY DIPS: VOLUME 2

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9780969134220
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0969134223
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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) An anthology of personal experiences of service with the Royal Canadian Navy in WWII. Published by the Naval Officers' Association of Canada. Among the many experiences described by contributors are Recollections of a young Corvette Captain, Early days in Naval Intelligence and early RCAF/RCN maritime cooperation. (Published: 1985) (Publisher: NOAC) (ISBN: 0969134223) (Pagination: 205pp) (Condition: Covers browning ow very good) UL-XXXXXX
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SALUTE THE SOLDIER

by Captain, RN Eric Bush

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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) An anthology of quotations, poems and prose edited by Captain Eric Wheler Bush, DSO, DSC. Literary riches, known and unknown, are marshalled as never before, from Cromwell to Churchill through the battles of Marlborough, Wolfe, Abercromby and Wellington, to the Afghan and Crimean Wars, the Indian Mutiny, the Xhina, Zulu and Boer Wars and the two World Wars. The feats of the British Army, its leaders and its men are celebrated in verse and prose. This copy is inscribed by the author with a dedication to Lt. general Sir Reginald Savory, Brigade Commander at Sidi Barrani and Keren, 23rd Indian Division 1942-1947. In addition there is a tipped in letter dated 21st July, 1967 to General Savory, also in the author's hand. A collectible copy in good condition (with some browning to the page edges). The dust wrapper is protected in a plastic sleeve. (Published: 1966) (Publisher: George Mann Books) (Pagination: 435pp, index) (Condition: vg in plastic… Read more
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SALVO ! CLASSIC NAVAL GUN ACTIONS
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SALVO ! CLASSIC NAVAL GUN ACTIONS

by Bernard Edwards

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1860199593
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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Naval Gun Actions from the "Ironclad" Action on the Yellow River in 1894, to surface actions in both World Wars. It includes accounts of the sinking of HMS Prince of Wales and its companion the HMS Repulse, both of which were sunk in the Pacific with very heavy losses by Japanese torpedo bombers. Additionally, the battles in the waters around Guadalcanal are analysed in detail. (Published: 1999) (Publisher: Brockhampton Press) (ISBN: 1860199593) (Pagination: 225pp, 35 photos, 15 maps) (Condition: vg in vg dw) UL-XXXXXX
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SAM HILDEBRAND: GUERRILLA

by C W Breihan

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9780897690768
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0897690761
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(Subject: Colonial & Other Wars - The American Civil War) Hildebrand fought in the American Civil War, joining the Confederate Army he became a guerilla who was greatly feared in southeast Missouri. He began a reign of killings and terror that continued throughout and after the war until his death in 1872. He killed many people with his rifle, which he had named "Kill Devil". He also served with the notorious Rebel raider, William Quantrill. (Published: 1984) (Publisher: Leather Stocking Books) (ISBN: 0897690761) (Pagination: viii + 184pp, 6 illustrations, bibliography) (Condition: Card covers. storage wear only) UL-XXXXXX
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