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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.
Listed by Author & Title - 10 Titles per page 
SECRETS AND STORIES OF THE WAR: VOLUME ONE

A collection of articles and book extracts published by Readers Digest. Including; the Last Enemy by RIchard Hillary, Hitler on the March by William Shirer, Tunnel to Freedom by Paul Brickhill, I was Monty's Double by M E Clifton James and many many others.

1963, Readers Digest, , ,< G-01>,360pp, Page edges browning. previous owner name inside. Boards rubbed & bumped, 0,
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 35041-01..............................£3.00 

STAND EASY: AFTER THE DEFEAT OF JAPAN 1945

Green boards, rubbed at edges. Good.An anthology of Australian Army experiences in WWII in the SW Pacific - including battles in New Guinea and Borneo in 1945. Bougainville, New Britain, Tarakan, Balikpapan. Numerous articles illustrating the battles and life in the jungle.

1945, Australian War Memorial, , ,< G-01>,208pp, col plates, b/w photos, drgs, large format., , ,
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 7488-02..............................£10.00 

THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN: AUGUST - OCTOBER 1940

"An Air Ministry account of the Great Days from the 8th August to 31st October 1940".This official story of 'The Few' from 1941 is remarkable in that there is no mention of the Commander-in-Chief, Fighter Command, Air Marshall Dowding, the architect of the RAF victory! THIS VERSION IS A COMPACT PAMPHLET WITHOUT ILLUSTRATIONS

1941, HM Stationary Office , , ,< G-01>,32pp, Good in paper cover, , CARD
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 15121-03..............................£3.00 

THE CAMPAIGN IN GREECE AND CRETE

A contemporary account of the ill-fated campaign in Greece and the defence of Crete.

1942, HM Stationary Office , , ,< G-01>,64pp, 6 maps, Good in edgecreased paper covers, , CARD
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 18089-01..............................£3.00 

THE NEW YORKER BOOK OF WAR PIECES: LONDON 1939 TO HIROSHIMA 1945

Journalistic accounts from the Second World War including Rebecca West describing a typical day in London, Janet Flanner reporting from Paris, E. J. Kahn from New Guinea and John Hershey describing the horror of Hiroshima after the dropping of the Atomic Bomb.

1989, Bloomsbury Publishing, , 0747503486,< G-01>,562pp, Good in d/w, ,
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 28422-01..............................£10.00 

THE OVERLORD EMBROIDERY: THE STORY OF THE NORMANDY LANDINGS, D-DAY 6TH JUNE 1944

Inspired by the Bayeux Tapestry, the Overlord Embroidery 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.

1978, Whitbread., , ,< G-01>,Landscape format. 24 pp illustrations., Good in card covers, , CARD
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 13266-01..............................£8.00 

THE ROYAL MARINES: THE ADMIRALTY ACCOUNT OF THEIR ACHIEVEMENT 1939-43

Scarce, 1944 original Admiralty account of Royal Marines WWII operations including actions in The Faroes and Iceland, Crete, and Sicily Norway, Holland, France, Crete, Madagascar and Singapore. Includes numerous rarely seen photographs.

1944, HM Stationary Office , , ,< G-01>,80pp, illustrations, maps., Good in worn paper covers, , CARD
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 5244-01..............................£5.00 

THE WAR IN PICTURES: SECOND YEAR

Published at the end of the war, Volume Two covers the period from August 1940 and the first phase of the Battle of Britain through to the end of August 1941 at a time when the British and Russians entered Iran, and Germany attacked Moscow and Leningrad. A day by day account.

1945, Odhams Press, , ,< G-01>,255pp illustrations, Slight wear at top and bottom of spine. Maroon boards, ,
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 3908-01..............................£6.00 

THE WAR PAPERS

World War II as seen by the contemporary British Newspapers. The major events at home and abroad throughout the Second World War are reproduced in facsimile.

1989, Fontana, , 000637476X,< G-01>,Large Format., Rubbed card covers. Good., , CARD
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 25333-01..............................£10.00 

THE WAR YEARS 1939-1945: EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS

The book includes a chapter for each year of the war with a chronology of main events illustrated with articles and photographs from combatants and civilians from all sides.

1994, Marshall Cavendish Books, , 1854357204,< G-01>,Large Format. 266pp + index, ills. maps, vg in pictorial boards, ,
Subject...World War II - General
Web No. 27220-01..............................£9.00 

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THE END OF THE RUSSIAN IMPERIAL ARMY: VOLUME II

by Alan K. Wildman


Web No.
18344-01

£60.00


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