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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
Listed by Author & Title - 10 Titles per page
KHAKI AND GOWN
by Field Marshal Lord Birdwood GCB, GCSI

The autobiography of Field Marshal Lord Birdwood with a foreword by The Rt. Hon Winston Churchill. Lord Birdwood served in the Indian Army, The Boer War and WWI. He commanded the ANZAC Corps at Gallipoli, the Australian Corps in France and, later, the 5th Army. In 1925 he was appointed C-in-C,India and in 1930 he became Governor General of Australia. This copy has a tipped in letter from the Field Marshall to a previous owner, bearing the inscription "Sincerely, Birdwood of ANZAC"

1941, Ward Lock Ltd., , ,< J-01>,456pp, numerous b&w photos, 4 fold out full color maps, Good in blue cloth, slightly rubbed & knocked, no d/w, ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 3587-03..............................£35.00

MARK CLARK
by Martin Blumenson

A detailed biography, using many private papers and diaries, published after Clark's death. The former Deputy to Eisenhower, he commanded the 5th and 15th Army Groups in the Italian Campaign, fighting through Salerno, Anzio, Cassino to Rome and the German surrender. During the Korean War, he took over as commander of the United Nations Command succeeding General Matthew Ridgway

1985, Jonathan Cape, , 0224022997,< J-01>,306pp, photos, maps., Good in d/w, ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 5471-01..............................£6.00

FIELD-MARSHAL MANNERHEIM
by Tancred Borenius

Poor condition. Black boards no d/w. Ex library, endpaper/date label page missing. Light foxing throughout. A biography of Field-Marshal Mannerheim, leader of the Finnish Army in the struggle against Russian aggression. He later became President of Finland from 1944-1946.

1940, Hutchinson, , ,< J-01>,xvi + 288pp, illustrations, maps, , ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 14411-01..............................£10.00

THE TASTE OF WAR
by Margaret Bourke-White

The Century Travellers series.The American photographer describes her experiences covering the war in Europe from 1941 to 1945 and shares her observations on the Russian and German people

1974, Century Publishing, , 0712620308,< J-01>,315pp illustrations, Good in card covers, , CARD
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 24275-01..............................£3.00

NO PASSING GLORY
by Andrew Boyle

The biography of Group Captain Leonard Cheshire VC, DSO, DFC. He was an RAF Group Captain during the Battle of Britain, emerging as one of the most decorated pilots of the war. Cheshire, later a tactical genius of Bomber Command, was an official British Observer of the atomic attack on the Japanese city of Nagasaki which led to the end of WWII. He later went on to found the Cheshire Homes for the disabled.

1955, Collins, , ,< J-01>,384pp, portrait, bibliography, index, g in worn dw, ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 25739-01..............................£8.00

NO PASSING GLORY
by Andrew Boyle

Dustjacket marked. Previous owner name on endpaper. text clean and unmarked. A biography of group Captain Leonard Cheshire, VC. Cheshire was the outstanding bomber leader of the RAF in WWII, commanding the famous 617 Squadron. In 1944 he was awarded the Victoria Cross after completing a hundred bombing missions on heavily defended targets in Nazi Germany. Cheshire was chosen as the official British observer of the atomic attack on Nagasaki. After the war he dedicated his life to maintaining world peace and founded the famous Cheshire Homes charity for disabled people.

1957, Reprint Society, , ,< J-01>,384pp, portrait, index, , ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 25739-02..............................£6.00

CHESHIRE VC
by Russell Braddon

The biography Group Captain Leonard Cheshire VC, DSO, DFC. One of the outstanding bomber pilots of RAF Bomber Command in WWII. Cheshire was an official British observer of the Atomic attack on Hiroshima

1954, Evans Brothers, , ,< J-01>,217pp, 34 illustrations, Good in chipped and rubbed dw, ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 13381-01..............................£6.00

A GENERAL'S LIFE
by Omar N Bradley and Clay Blair

The life and military career of General of the Army, Omar Nelson Bradley. He was one of the leading US Army field commanders in North Africa and Europe during World War II, and a General of the Army of the United States. He was the last surviving five star officer of the United States. Signs of use, marks on page edges,but useful study copy.

1983, Simon & Schuster (US), , 0671410237,< J-01>,752pp, 20 illustrations, , , CARD
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 20060-03..............................£8.00

MASTER AIRMAN
by Alan E Bramson

Biography of Air Vice-Marshal Donald Bennett. Seconded to the RAF from the Royal Australian Air Force, he ferried American aircraft across the Atlantic for delivery to the RAF early in WWII. He was promoted to the rank of Air Vice-Marshal at 32 and put in charge of the Pathfinder Force which greatly enhanced the effectiveness of Bomber Command.

1985, Airlife Publishing, , 0906393450,< J-01>,166pp, 42 illustrations, index, Good in dw, ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 29130-01..............................£8.00

IN EXILE
by Willy Brandt and Translator R.W. Last

Essays, reflections and letters 1933-1947.

1971, Oswald Wolff, , 0854961208,< J-01>,264pp, Good in faded d/w, ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 37991-01..............................£5.00

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