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AUSTRALIAN WOMEN AT WAR

By: Adam-Smith Patsy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson aUSTRALIA: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010009


Heavy book, may incur additional postage. A history of how women have responded to war, from 1900 to 1945. View more info

THE FOURTH MAN

By: Brown A.H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Budget Books, London: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002387


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LONG SUNSET Memoirs of Winston Churchill's Last Private Secretary

By: Browne Anthony Montague

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Cassell, UK: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012237


Anthony Montague Browne was a young diplomat in Paris when in 1952 he was seconded to become Private Secretary to Winston Churchill, who in 1951 had returned to 10 Downing Street for his second term as Prime Minister. Apart from a brief return to the Foreign Office after the Prime Minister's retirement in 1955 he remained with Churchill as adviser, amanuensis and assistant until Churchill's Death in Jaqnuary 1965. death in January View more info

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Diana Mosley: A biography of the glamorous Mitford sister who became Hitler's friend and Married the Leader of Britain's Fascists

By: Dalley, Jan

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, Alfred A. Knopf: 1999

Seller ID: 012479


I suppose one way to think of Diana Mosley is as a car accident, you know how hard it is to drive by a car accident without looking. Here's the book's description > Much has been written about and by the Mitford sisters, who variously dazzled and shocked their contemporaries in England and abroad: Nancy, as a celebrated novelist (The Pursuit of Love); Deborah, as Duchess of Devonshire; Unity, famously infatuated with Hitler; Jessica, as a young Communist, and then as the... View more info

SOLDIER OF DEMOCRACY; DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

By: Davis Kenneth S.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Konecky and Konecky:

Seller ID: 002376


"A first hand account of Dwight D. Eisenhower from his early years in Texas through his military service in World War 11. It documents his training at West Point, his tour of duty in WW1 and then his meteoric rise as war leader and statesman in World War 11. View more info

CORNET OF DRAGOONS

By: Dunstone Max

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Blackie, London: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001141


An adventure story set in England in 1804. A very good copy with NO FOXING, MARKS ETC. and UNCLIPPED PRICE View more info

JAMES COOK, ROYAL NAVY

By: Finkel George

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Puffin: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005838


Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean and unmarked cover. Clean compressed page edge. View more info

A NEED FOR GLORY

By: Harper-Nelson John

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Reeve Books, Australia: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012358


A fascinating autobiography by John Harper-Nelson, born and educated in England, served as an Infantry Officer in the British Army in Woalrd War 11 and later in Germany, the West Indies and East Africa. In 1962 he came to Western Australia and worked for the ABC on both radio and television. View more info

The Fight for Malaya The Jungle War of Maurice Cotterill

By: Holder R.W.

Price: $79.00

Publisher: KL, Editions Didier Millet Sdn Bhd: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012374


A gripping chronicle of one man's survival in a period of chaos and deprivation, before the postwar progress of Malaysia towards independence and a new era. View more info

You'll Be Sorry! Reflections of the Australian Women's Army Service from 1941-1945

By: Howard, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NSW Australia, Tarka: 1990

Seller ID: 011822


193 crisp pp & 700g packed to post. The wartime experiences of lots of individual Australian women who served in the Second World War. Tags > Women soldiers History. Australia World War, 1939-1945 Participation, Female. Australia World War, 1939-1945 Personal narratives, Australian. Australia. Army. Australian Women's Army Service History. Australia. Army. Royal Australian Corps of Signals. Oranje (Ship) View more info

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TO STOP A RISING SUN Reminiscences of Wartime In India and Burma

By: Humphreys Roy

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Alan Sutton Publishing UK: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011041


Very good condition, clean white pages, no foxing, unclipped dust jacket."A unique record of first-hand accounts recalling what life was really like for British servicemen and women in India, Burma and the Far East during the Second World War." Includes many black and white photographs. View more info

RAJ The Making and Unmaking of British India

By: James Lawrence

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Little Brown & Company: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012162


Very well researched and presented recounted story of the development of modern India and Pakistan beginning with the British rule and departure in 1947. Book weighs over the 500gms standard postage. View more info

THE MARINE BOOK a Portrait of America's Military Elite

By: Lawliss Chuck

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Guild Publishing London: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011397


Chuck Lawliss, who served as a Marine during the Korean War, was given the virtual run of the Corps for almost six months in order to collect material for this study. The result is a unique book about a unique institution - a rich portrait that includes extensive accounts of the officer corps, Marine Aviation and the technological transformation of the Corps into a state of the art war machine. This book is a mine of military history information and includes casualtie... View more info

A MOMENT OF WAR

By: Lee Laurie

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Chivers Press Uk: 1992

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 012294


Large Print and ex library with frontis removed, clean pages, pen and ink illustrations. A Moment of War is an ironic, elegiac account of youthful idealism at the end of Auden's "low dishonest decade". Laurie Lee walked ove rthe Pyrenees into Spain to join the International Brigades. In this volume Laur Lee describes the bitter witner leadint to the Republican Army's defeat. View more info

Materialism and Empirio-criticism

By: Lenin, V I

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House: 1952

Seller ID: 010363


This book is a major philosophical work by Vladimir Lenin, published in 1909. It was an obligatory subject of study in all institutions of higher education in the Soviet Union, as a seminal work of dialectical materialism, a part of the curriculum called "Marxist-Leninist Philosophy". In the text Lenin argued that human perceptions correctly and accurately reflect the objective external world. 391pp in a leatherette cover, author name embossed. View more info

Apache The Man, the MacHine, the Mission

By: Macy, Ed

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Harper Press: 2008

Seller ID: 009941


What's it about? In 2007, Ed Macy's Apache squadron was dispatched to Afghanistan's notorious Helmand Province, with the mission to fight alongside and protect the men on the ground by any means necessary. When a marine goes missing in action, Macy and his team are the Army's only hope of bringing him back alive. With a soldier strapped to each side of two gunships, they must land in the heart of Jugroom Fort, a Taliban stronghold, and come face-to-face with hordes of th... View more info

SHADOW OVER BABYLON

By: Mason David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury, London: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002081


"A tense and detailed account of how a British/American assassination squad managed to get into Iraq and successfully penetrate the defences of the most difficult assassination target in the world." View more info

The Man Who Never Was Operation Heartbreak

By: MONTAGU, Ewen and COOPER, Duff

Price: $48.00

Publisher: UK, Spellmount: 2003

Seller ID: 012093


I've recently read Duff Cooper's diaries & a more "flexible" character is hard to imagine, but his interpretation of this true subtefuge in WW2 is skillful. Cooper had leading roles in the UK gov't before the appeasment & played crucial roles in relations with France & the middle east during & after the war. Here's the gen on Mantagu's book >> The Man Who Never Was: World War II's Boldest Counterintelligence Operation by Ewen Montagu - As plans got under way for ... View more info

The Chamberlain Tradition

By: Petrie, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Lovat Dickson: 1938

Edition: Special Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 008114


A joint bio of Joseph, Austen & Neville Chambrlain - anecdotes & personal reminiscences 287 pp,illust with Punch cartoons. The account is interspersed with anecdotes and personal reminiscences which throw new light on the characters of these three great men. View more info

WEAPONS; Through the Ages

By: Reid William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Peerage Books, London: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002082


Uncilipped price, very good condition throughout. "The book draws together the intricate strands which make up the history of the armour and weapons of war and the chase. The detailed text and artwork makes this an absorbing and informative text." View more info