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Wingate Sir Ronald: Lord Ismay
London: Hutchinson 1st edition 1970 Illustrated, 232pp. VG with VG D/W. A biography of 'Pug', Churchill's right hand man throughout the war, and a man for whom Eisenhower had the highest regard. (Book ref. 1188) £5.00
Verney G.L.: The Desert Rats
London: Hutchinson 1st edition 1954 Illustrated. Maps inc e. p. maps. Appendices312pp. VG. A very full account of the 7th Armoured Division in North Africa and NW Europe.. (Book ref. 1180) £12.00
Smyth Sir John, VC: Percival and the Tragedy of Singapore.
London: Macdonald 1st edition 1971 Illustrated, bibliography, index. 298 pp plus index. VG/Fine wth VG D/W. An analysis of one of the worst episodes of World War 2: the loss of Singapore and the advance of Japanese forces in Asia. The author commanded a division against the Japanese in Burma in 1942. This is the scarce 1st edition. (Book ref. 1186) £25.00
Seaman Harry: The Battle at Sangshak.
London, Leo Cooper, 1989. 1st edition, 1989, Illustrated, maps, appendices, 148pp, F in F D/W. A preliminary battle to Kohima. (Book ref. 1184) £7.50
Sagajllo Witold: The Man in the Middle.
London: Leo Cooper 1st edition 1984 Illustrated. 200pp. Fine with fine D/W. The author was an officer in the Polish Navy and who later became a key member of the Polish underground fighting both Germans and Russians. (Book ref. 1178) £5.00
Richardson Anthony: The Crowded Hours
London, Max Parrish, 1st edition 1952 B/W portrait frontis, maps, 247pp. Author inscribed. The biography of Wing Commander Lionel 'Sos' Cohen. i (Book ref. 1195) £8.00
Quale Anthony: Eight Hours From England.
London: Heinemann 1st ed 1945 Map e.p. 224pp. VG. The authors experiences in the Balkans during WW2. (Book ref. 1109) £30.00
Owen Frank (ed): Laugh With SEAC
Calcutta, SEAC Newspaper, C1946 Card covers with frayed spine suffering some loss. Contents of b/w cartooons are VG and intact in sound tight binding. 120pp. (Book ref. 1197) £6.00
Michie Alan: The Invasion of Europe
London: George Allen and Unwin 1st edition 1965 Illustrated. 203pp. Fine with fine d/w. The author was a correspondent for several US publications and later in the war covered the developing strategy of D-Day from Eiesnhower's headquarters. (Book ref. 1176) £5.00
MacMunn George Sir: The Romance of the Indian Frontiers.
London, Jonathan Cape, 1st edition1931. 1st edition 1931, Illustrated, maps, fold out map, 351pp, top of spine split from front board and spine bumped o/w contents VG. An history of the North West and Eastern frontiers of India. (Book ref. 1198) £12.00
Keyes Elizabeth: Geoffrey Keyes V.C.
London: George Newnes 1st edition 1956 Illustrated, map ep, 278 pp. VG with VG D/W. A biography by his sister of a highly decorated soldier who lost his life in the commando raid on Rommel's headquarters during the North African campaign. His father was Admiral of the Fleet Lord Keyes. (Book ref. 1189) £10.00
Jon (W J P Jones).: The Two Types
London, Ernest Benn, 1960 Forward by Earl Alexander of Tunis. Coloured card covers, b/w contents. Better than VG. (Book ref. 1196) £6.00
Horne Alistair: To Lose A Battle. France 1940.
London: Macmillan 1969 Illustrated, maps, order of battle on end papers, bibliography, reference notes. 555pp. VG with VG D/W. The Battle of France as interpreted some 30 years after the event and when most of the historical facts were established. An authorative work. (Book ref. 1185) £12.00
Hay Surgeoner D.: Navigation and Meteorology
Lonon, Longmans Green, ND C1940 Illustrated with shetches and drawings, index, appendix, 208pp. Pictorial boards. Good. One of five titles in the 'Air Training Series' published by Longmans. (Book ref. 1194) £6.00
Foch, Marshal: The Memoirs of Marshal Foch
London, Heinemann, 1st edition 1931 Illustrated, maps, index, 594pp. Translated by Colonel Bentley Mott. Good only with covers bumped and edges worn. Top of spine pulled. Bords discoloured. Contents good with f/o maps are in good condition. (Book ref. 1193) £8.00
Eisenhower Dwight: Crusade In Europe
London: Heinemann 1st edition 1948 Illustrated. Maps. 582pp. One of the definitive works on the war in Europe. (Book ref. 1179) £5.00
Edgerton Robert B.: Mau Mau: An African Crucible
London 1990. Illustrated, notes, bibliography, index. 298pp. Fine on fine D/W. An acclaimed account of the Mau Mau insurgency. (Book ref. 1191) £15.00
Dear Ian: Ten Commando 1942-1945.
London, Leo Cooper, 1987. 1st Edition, 208pp, Fine with D/W, Illustrated. (Book ref. 1190) £10.00
Corbett Sir Julian: History of the Great War Naval Operations. Vol 2
London. Longmans, Green & Co. 1921 Ex Boots Library with remains of the shield on the lower front cover outside and a loan label inside the rear. Both boards bumped with wear to spine and corners. Maps are generally poor with many creases, frayed edges and tears. Contents tight. Reading copy only. (Book ref. 1201) £15.00
Carpenter Captain A.F.B.: The Blocking of Zeebrugge.
London, Herbert Jenkins Ltd, 1st edition 1922. Illustrated, drawings, maps and plans, 295pp, VG. Blue publishers cloth. The account of the raid on Zeebrugge in 1918 intended to deny the port to the German Navy. Includes a pictorial commemorative BFPO envelope marking the 55th anniversary on 23rd April 1973, carried aboard HMS Intrepid. (Book ref. 1202) £10.00