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Military History - World War II - General Section
World War II - General Section
This section contains nearly 1,500 titles covering every aspect & theatre of World War Two. The war on land, sea & in the air in Europe, the Far East & the Pacific.
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HEADLINES OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

Ten Full size Facsimile newspapers reproduced from the original editions. They include The Daily Telegraph - 2 editions- 18 May, 1943 and 24th August 1944; Daily Sketch - 2 editions- 4 September 1939 and 3 June 1940; Daily Mail-3 editions- 31 December 1940, 28th September 1944 and 8 May 1945; Daily Mirror 28th May 1941; Daily Herald 5 November 1942 and Evening Despatch 6 June 1944. They all relate to significant dates and events between the declaration of war and VE day.

1998, Michael O'Mara Books, , ,< G-01>,, Very good in card envelope, , CARD
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 7568-01..............................£10.00 

HISTORICAL STUDY: OPERATIONS OF ENCIRCLED FORCES

A 1988 reprint by the US Army Center of Military History, of a 1952 Department of Defense publication. It covers the German experiences on the Eastern Front in WWII. Units as large as Armies were encircled by the Red Army, and German commanders frequently fought breakout battles. Amongst the actions covered here are the battles at Klin, Cherkassy, Klaments-Podolskiy, and more.

1988, Center of MilitaryHistory, , ,< G-01>,74pp, maps, Fine, , CARD
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 1426-01..............................£6.00 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR BRITISH SERVICEMEN IN FRANCE, 1944

When British servicemen went to France to assist in the liberation and recovery of their war-ravaged ally, a small but indispensable guidebook was packed into their kitbags. A follow-up to the hugely successful publication of Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain, this pamphlet offered a rare and insightful glimpse into the complex dynamics of Anglo-French relations during the Second World War. Essential for the shelf of every historian this small booklet speaks volumes about its era. Reproduced from the original prepared by the Political warfare Executive and issued by the Foriegn Office, London.

2005, Bodleian Library, , 9781851243358,< G-01>,Small format, 56pp, , Good in green boards, ,
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 33838-01..............................£3.00 

INVASION! THE STORY OF OPERATION "OVERLORD".

This book describes in detail the Overlord Embroidery which was inspired by the Bayeux Tapestry, it traces in stunning visual form the progress of Overlord, from its origins in the dark days of 1940 to victory in Normandy in 1944. 34 embroidered panels each 2.4 metres long and 0.9 metres deep were designed and were subsequently created at The Royal School of Needlework. The panels are now part of the permanent exhibit at the D-day Museum in Portsmouth. The book pictures each panel with a description.

1975, Readers Digest, , ,< G-01>,44pp, 33 ills, map,, Small Landscape format. Good., , CARD
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 13266-02..............................£2.00 

LA DOMINCA DEL CORRIERE. ITALINI NELLA BUFERA

Italian text. A series of articles in the weekly newspaper La Domenica del Corriere relating to the Second World War, published in the 1960s. Extensive photographs with Italian text. Bound in black boards by a previous owner as part of a research library.

, , , ,< G-01>,Large Format., , Ital.text,
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 37500-01..............................£20.00 

MEMORIAL DE LA GUERRE. JANVIER 1940-1

French text. large Format with comb binder. Published by Section Photographique et Cinematographique de l'Armee. Ces photographies representent en toute simplicite des moments caracteristiques de la vie de nos soldats et de leurs chefs. Photographs representing, in all simplicity, characteristic moments in the lives of soldiers of France and their leaders.

, , , ,< G-01>,, , Fr.text, CARD
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 37479-01..............................£10.00 

NORTH IRISH HORSE: BATTLE REPORT. NORTH AFRICA - ITALY 1943 - 1945

In January 1943 the regiment sailed for North Africa to join the First Army in Algiers, and in February reported to 25th Tank Brigade. During the campaign it played its part in repulsing a German attack on Beja and Djebel Abiod, and supported the 4th Indian Division in the final breakthrough to Tunis. In April 1944 it embarked for Italy, breaking through the Hitler Line in support of the Canadians and took part in the advance to Florence and in the Gothic Line battles. A Roll of Honour lists twenty men of all ranks killed in North Africa and fifty-three in Italy. There is also a list of Honours and Awards, including a mention in despatches,

1946, W.G.Baird Belfast, , ,< G-01>,108pp. fold-outs at rear., Fair. marked green boards. Some tape repairs on hinges. prev.owner name., ,
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 34308-01..............................£60.00 

POLSKI CZYN ZBROJNY 1939-1945

Polish Text. A photo history of the Polish Armed Forces in the Second World War

1989, Wydawnictwo Polonia, , ,< G-01>,154pp, 400 photos, map. Large format., Good in illustrated boards, Pol.text,
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 5378-01..............................£12.00 

RELIVING 1940

A compilation of articles published between January and June 1965 by the Sunday Times magazines, and bound into hard covers. There is coverage of the military side of the war plus articles on the cultural and social conditions and fashions on the Home Front. There are also contemporary advertisements, articles and recipes from the 1960s.

1965, , , ,< G-01>,, Large Format, ,
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 37066-02..............................£15.00 

RELIVING 1940

A compilation of articles published in anniversary editions of the Sunday Times magazines in 1965, and bound into hard covers. There is coverage of the military side of the war plus articles on the cultural and social conditions and fashions on the Home Front. There are also contemporary advertisements from the 1960s.

1965, Private Publication, , ,< G-01>,Large Format.Many illustrations in b/w and colour., Good in black boards, ,
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 37066-01..............................£10.00 

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THE END OF THE RUSSIAN IMPERIAL ARMY: VOLUME II

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