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Military History - Political & Biographies - General Section
Political & Biographies - General Section
A comprehensive selection of biographies & commentaries from many well known commanders & leaders. Here you will find Wellington, Wavell & Patton side-by side with Richard Nixon, Kim Philby & J. Edgar Hoover
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NOT ME. MEMOIRS OF A GERMAN CHILDHOOD
by Joachim Fest

Few other historians have shaped our understanding of the Third Reich as the author. Fierce and intransigent, German-born Fest was a relentless interrogator of his nation's modern history. In this memoir of his childhood and youth, he chronicles his own early life, providing an portrait of those dark years of conflict. Whether describing his Catholic home in a Berlin suburb, his father's resistance of the regime and subsequent teaching ban, his own expulsion from school, or Aunt Dolly's introductions to the operatic world, these are the long-awaited personal reflections of a born observer

2012, Atlantic Books London, , 9781843549314,< J-01>,316pp illustrations, As new in d/w, ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 10338-01..............................£6.00

THE FINCHER FILE: A LIFE IN PHOTO-JOURNALISM
by Terry Fincher and Tony Lynch

Terry Fincher was one of Fleet Street's best known news photographers. This is his autobiography giving a fascinating account of life in photo-journalism. He won his first major award in 1956 with his coverage of the Suez crisis, going on to cover the conflicts in Vietnam, Northern Ireland and the the Middle East.

1981, Quartet Books, , 0704322935,< J-01>,197pp ills., Soft covers marked.Good, , CARD
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 26811-01..............................£8.00

THE LIFE OF LENIN
by Louis Fischer

A definitive biography of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (born Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov), Russian revolutionary and communist politician. He was the main leader of the October Revolution, the first head of the Russian Soviet Socialist Republic and from 1922, the first de facto leader of the Soviet Union, and the creator of Leninism, an extension of Marxist theory. A portrait of the man who changed the course of history.

1965, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, , ,< J-01>,703pp, 15 ills, appendix, note, index, black cloth rubbed at extremities ow g/vg, ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 29787-01..............................£15.00

GENERAL GORDON: A SUCCINCT RECORD OF HIS LIFE
by Archibald Forbes

The life and career of Chinese Gordon compiled as a brief and lucid account of 'the life of a great man in whom at that time, the world had a burning interest. Blue illustrated boards with faded spine. No date but possibly c1900. Browning to endpapers and previous owner inscription. Cracking at pre-title page hinge but secure.

, Routledge, , ,< J-01>,295pp, , ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 11675-01..............................£6.00

AMERICAN SOLDIER
by General Tommy Franks and Malcolm McConnell

This memoir by the former head of the U.S. Central Command who led forces in Afghanistan and Iraq, traces his childhood in the Midwest, his four-decade military service, and his experiences during and after the September 11th terrorist attacks on New York and the Pentagon.

2004, Harper Collins, , 0060731583,< J-01>,590pp, maps, illustrations, Fine in like dw, ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 35999-01..............................£9.00

ALANBROOKE
by David Fraser

Well used paperback. Covers rubbed, pages browning. Useful study copy. Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke KG, GCB, OM, GCVO, DSO and Bar, was Chief of the Imperial General Staff during the Second World War, and was promoted to Field Marshal in 1944. He was of one of the outstanding soldiers of his generation, and one of the chief architects of Allied victory in World War II. The Prologue and epilogue by Arthur Bryant add a personal note of affectionate reminiscence.

1983, Hamlyn, , 0600208168,< J-01>,604pp, b&w photos, maps , , , CARD
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 16894-01..............................£3.00

KING CHARLES II - TWO VOLUME SET
by Antonia Fraser

Antonia Fraser's unparalleled biography of one of history's most daring and charismatic monarchs. This brand new two volume, paperback set published by Phoenix in 2002 normally retails at GBP13.98. Part One ISBN9781407215280. Part Two ISBN9781407215297.

2002, Phoenix, , ,< J-01>,Part I 418pp, Part II 258pp, New in card covers, , CARD
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 34272-01..............................£10.00

KNIGHT'S CROSS
by General Sir David Fraser

A revealing biography of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel. in WWI he was awarded the "Pour Le Merite", the highest Imperial decoration. He was the author of "Infantry Attacks" based on his WWI experiences, and in WWII he commanded Hitler's HQ during the Polish campaign. He led the "Ghost Division" in the 1940 campaign in France, capturing the 51st Highland Division. He gained notoriety as commander of the Afrika Korps, and later of the German armies facing the Allied invasion of Normandy. He was forced to commit suicide following the July, 1944 plot against Hitler.

1993, Harper Collins, , 0002159368,< J-01>,616pp, 30 illustrations, maps, index, good in dw, ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 18575-01..............................£10.00

THE WARRIOR QUEENS: BOADICEA'S CHARIOT - TWO VOLUME SET
by Antonia Fraser

Antonia Fraser's examination of how history's most powerful heroines led their nations through war. This brand new two volume, paperback set published by Phoenix in 2002 normally retails at GBP13.98. Part One ISBN9781407216478. Part Two ISBN9781407215273.

2002, Phoenix, , ,< J-01>,Part I 164pp, Part II 271pp, New in card covers, , CARD
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 34273-01..............................£10.00

THE WEAKER VESSEL - TWO VOLUME SET
by Antonia Fraser

Antonia Frazer's award winning studyinto the lives and loves of women of Seventeenth Century England. This brand new two volume, paperback set published by Phoenix in 2002 normally retails at GBP13.98. Part One ISBN9781407215303. Part Two ISBN9781407216126.

2002, Phoenix, , ,< J-01>,Part I 368pp, Part II 317pp, New in card covers, , CARD
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 34271-01..............................£10.00

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