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1 Adie Kate CORSETS TO CAMOUFLAGE Women and War
Coronet Books, London 2004 0340820608 / 9780340820605 1st Soft Cover Edition Card Cover Very Good 19cm 
A vivid history of ordinary women and their extraordinary deeds through two world wars and beyond. A book of both social and historical interest. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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KITCHENER'S LAST VOLUNTEER  The Life of Henry Allingham, the Oldest Surviving Veteran of the Great War, Allingham Henry and Goodwin Dennis
2 Allingham Henry and Goodwin Dennis KITCHENER'S LAST VOLUNTEER The Life of Henry Allingham, the Oldest Surviving Veteran of the Great War
Mainstream Publishing UK 2008 1845964160 / 9781845964160 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book > 500gms Packed 24cm 
The author vividly recaptures how life was lived in the Edwardian era and how it was altered irrevocably by the slaughter of millions of young men in the Great War. The author saw action on land, sea and in the air with the Royal Naval Air Service and he was present at the Battle of Jutland in 1916 with the British Grand Fleet and went on to serve on the western front. Text includes b/w and colour plates supporting the story. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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POETS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR, Barber Nicola and Lee-Browne Patrick
3 Barber Nicola and Lee-Browne Patrick POETS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
Evans Bros LONDON 2001 023752239X / 9780237522391 1st Thus Pictorial Hard Cover Good 30cm 
This book examines the experiences of the soldiers who found artistic expression in their poetry for the horrors of warfare and looks at the historical, political and social background which shaped the poetry of the war. Five poets are examined in detail: Ivor Gurney, Wilfred Owen, Isaac Rosenberg, Siegfried Sassoon, Edward Thomas. 
Price: 19.00 AUD
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THE SWORD BEARERS    Studies in Supreme Command In the First World War, Barnett Correlli
4 Barnett Correlli THE SWORD BEARERS Studies in Supreme Command In the First World War
Hodder & Stoughton London 1986 0340399546 / 9780340399545 Card Cover Very Good Very Good Heavy Book Over 500gms 24 Cm 
A fascinating portrait of four national commanders in chief whose careers span 1914-1918. von Moltke, designated to carry out the Schlieffen plan to defeat France within six weeks, Jellicoe who commanded the Grand Fleet at Jutland, Petain who saved the French armies from collapse durint the mutinies of 1917 and Ludendorff who commanded the final ill fated German offensive in the West in 1918. The central theme of Correlli Barnett's book is the decisive effect of individual human character on history. 
Price: 85.00 AUD
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OUR HORSES IN EGYPT, Belben Rosalind
5 Belben Rosalind OUR HORSES IN EGYPT
Chatto & Windus London 2007 070117594X / 9780701175948 1st Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 23cm 
Very nice copy with inscription in front. "Our Horses in Egypt" depicts both the work of a troop horse in a theatre of war and a personal story of loss. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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CHILDREN OF THE RAJ, Brendon Vyvyen
6 Brendon Vyvyen CHILDREN OF THE RAJ
Phoenix Books, Uk 2006 075382082x / 9780753820827 Card Cover Very Good Ex-Library 20 Cm 
Ex Library with library stamps with removable protective cover. Vyvyen Brendon has drawn on a wealth of original sources and interviews to present the life of British children who grew up in India during the time of the British rule. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM BOOK OF THE SOMME, Brown Malcolm
7 Brown Malcolm THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM BOOK OF THE SOMME
Sidgewick and Jackson, UK 1996 0283062495 / 9780283062490 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Very Good Heavy Book Over 500gms 24 Cm 
This book offers a different perspective on the bitterly fought 1916 campaign. Using hitherto unpublished evidence from the archives of the Imperial War Museum, it tells the story through the letters and diaries of those who were there. 
Price: 42.00 AUD
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TWELVE DAYS ON THE SOMME  A Memoir of the Trenches, 1916, Brown Malcolm
8 Brown Malcolm TWELVE DAYS ON THE SOMME A Memoir of the Trenches, 1916
Greenhill Books, London 2006 101853676802 1st Edition Hard Cover As New As New 20 Cm 
Twelve Days on the Somme is a memoir of the last spell of front line duty performed by the West Yrokshire Regiment. Written by Sidney Roberson, a young officer in B Company, it gives an extraordinarily frank and often moving account of what it was really like to live through one of the most notorious battles of the First War War. It presents a full and evocative picture of this horrivic and epoch changing conflict. 
Price: 21.00 AUD
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MOTHERLAND   A Philosophical History of Russia, Chamberlain Lesley
9 Chamberlain Lesley MOTHERLAND A Philosophical History of Russia
Atlantic Books, London 2004 1843542854 / 9781843542858 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 26cm 
An invaluable introduction to the key Russian thinkers and an eloquently narrated journey in the history of ideas from a highly original writer. By examining Russian thought over the past two centuries, Lesley Chamberlain has produced a radical new interpretation of Russian intellectual history that, finally, gives us a glimpse into the soul of that singular country. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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BEERSHEBA  A Journey Through Australia's Forgotten War, Daley Paul
10 Daley Paul BEERSHEBA A Journey Through Australia's Forgotten War
Melbourne University Press 2009 0522855997 / 9780522855999 1st Edition Card Cover Very Good Heavy Book Over 500gms 23.5cm 
The author recounts the history of the 4th Australian Light Horse Brigade's part in the 1917 charge to take Beersheba from the Turks. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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ALCHEMIST OF WAR    The Life of Basil Liddell Hart, Danchev Alex
11 Danchev Alex ALCHEMIST OF WAR The Life of Basil Liddell Hart
Phoenix, Uk 1999 0753808730 / 9780753808733 Card Cover Very Good Heavy Book Over 500gms 23cm 
This is the first biography of one of the most innovative and influential military strategist of the twentieth century. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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SCARECROW ARMY  The Anzacs at Gallipoli, Davidson Leon
12 Davidson Leon SCARECROW ARMY The Anzacs at Gallipoli
Black Dog Black Dog Books, Australia 2005 1876372605 / 9781876372606 1st Edition Card Cover Excellent 21cm 
"The story of the retreat alone is a fascinating account of military tactics, a terrific book" The West Australian. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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THE HAZY RED HELL   Fighting Experiences on the Western Front 1914-18, Donovan Tom
13 Donovan Tom THE HAZY RED HELL Fighting Experiences on the Western Front 1914-18
BCA, London 1999 Hard Cover Good Good Heavy Book > 500gms Packed 24 Cm 
Clean white pages, tight pages, unclipped dust jacket. A collection of accounts from personal experiences on the Western Front. Including soldiers going over the top in all the big battles of the war, as well as in raids on the German trenches and patrols in no man's land. The book reflects war conditions as they changed and evolved from the open warfare of 1914 through the middles years of stalemate and attrition, to the final, wholly successful, Allied Advance. Includes some b/w photographs. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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HELIGOLAND   The True Story of German Bight and the Island That Britain Betrayed, Drower George
14 Drower George HELIGOLAND The True Story of German Bight and the Island That Britain Betrayed
Sutton Publishing UK 2002 0750926007 / 9780750926003 1st Edition Hard Cover As New As New Heavy Book Over 500gms 23cm 
Heligoland an island in the North Sea came under British rule in the nineteenth century, a "Gibraltar" of the North Sea. Then in 1890 despite the islanders' wishes, Lord Salisbury announed his intention to swap Heligoland for Germany's presence in Zanzibar. During both world wars, it was used by Germany to control the North Sea and RAF planes bombed the once-British territory. A fascinating and enlightening story of a courageous governor, scapegoated by Salisbury and the many islanders who found their lives changed for ever. 
Price: 48.00 AUD
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The Wolf   How One German Raider Terrorised Australia and the Southern Oceans in the First World War, Guilliatt Richard and Hohnen Peter
15 Guilliatt Richard and Hohnen Peter The Wolf How One German Raider Terrorised Australia and the Southern Oceans in the First World War
William Heinemann Australia 2009 1741666244 / 9781741666243 1st Soft Cover Edition Card Cover Excellent Heavy Book > 500gms Packed 24 Cm 
Excellent condition , The task of The Wolf in the First World War was to inflict maximum destruction on Allied shipping using all the latest technology of warfare. Drawn from eyewitness accounts, declassified government files and unpublished diaries and correspondence discovered during five years of research, this is the story of the Wolf's voyage, one of the most remarkable but least known episodes of the First World War. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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GALLIPOLI SNIPER   The Life of Billy Sing, Hamilton John
16 Hamilton John GALLIPOLI SNIPER The Life of Billy Sing
Macmillan Australia 2008 1405038659 / 9781405038652 Card Cover As New Heavy Book Over 500gms 24 Cm 
John Hamilton has written an extraordinary account of a hidden side of the Gallipoli campaign - the snipers" war. The most successful and most feared sniper of the Gallipoli campaign, with over 200 credited "kills", was Billy Sing, a Light Horseman from Queensland. Following Sing from his recruitment on wards, Hamilton takes us on a journey into the squalor, dust, blood and heroism of Gallipoli, seen from the unique viewpoint of the sniper. It is also a moving exploration of the aftermath of war, as Billy Sing returned home, a celebtrated killer trying to adapt to a peacetime world. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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IDENTIFICATION FRIEND OR FOE    The Story of Aircraft Recognition, Hamilton Tim
17 Hamilton Tim IDENTIFICATION FRIEND OR FOE The Story of Aircraft Recognition
HMSO Publications 1994 0112904963 / 9780112904960 1st Card Cover Good Heavy Book Over 500gms 30cm 
"Tim Hamilton traces for the first time the complex history of aircraft recognition. Extracting from official documents complete with all their political meanderings and from restricted service publications it exposes both the successes and the tragic mistakes which have coloured the development of aircraft recognition from 1914 until the wind down in 1946. Many Illustrations, maps, drawings, photographs and diagrams. 
Price: 23.00 AUD
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CAMBRAI 1917   The Myth of the First Great Tank Battle, Hammond Bryn
18 Hammond Bryn CAMBRAI 1917 The Myth of the First Great Tank Battle
Phoenix, Uk 2009 0753826054 / 9780753826058 1st Soft Cover Edition Card Cover Very Good Heavy Book Over 500gms 22cm 
Cambrai was the last and most influential battle fought by the British on the Western Front in 1917. Over time many myths have grown up around what happened at Cambrai. The events of this iconic attack are now buried beneath accumulated legends and misrepresentations built up over almost a century. Drawing on previously unpublished letters, diaries, first hand accounts and official reports the author here examines this military milestone, and presents his account of how the myths were created, and how they changed the face of warfare for ever. 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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LAWRENCE OF ARABIA'S SECRET AIR FORCE   Based on the Diary of Flight Sergeant George Hynes, Hynes James Patrick
19 Hynes James Patrick LAWRENCE OF ARABIA'S SECRET AIR FORCE Based on the Diary of Flight Sergeant George Hynes
Pen & Sword UK 2010 184884266x / 9781848842663 1st Edition Hard Cover New Book New Book and Dust Jacket NEW BOOK 23cm 
The Royal Flying Corps" 14 Squadron X Flight was designated the task of giving close air support to the desert army formed and commanded by Lawrence of Arabia. It flew from advanced desert landing grounds on reconnaissance, liaison, bombing and ground attack missions. George Hynes was an aircraft mechanic and became responsible for keepint the flight's aircraft airworthy. His diary gives a clear insight into the conditions endured, the actions that took place and the many problems which occurred as they followed Lawrence's advance against the Turkish Army and Air Force. 
Price: 36.00 AUD
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RAJ the Making and Unmaking of British India, James Lawrence
20 James Lawrence RAJ the Making and Unmaking of British India
Little Brown & Company UK 1997 0316640727 / 9780316640725 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent/very Good Very Good 20cm 
Very well researched and presented narrative of the British in India. Includes many b/w photographs, maps and an extensive Index and Notes section. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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