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THE DESERT GENERALS, Barnett Correlli
1 Barnett Correlli THE DESERT GENERALS
Castle Books, lONDON 2004 0785815910 / 9780785815914 1st Edition Hardcover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 21cm 
A comprehensive and well researched and presented account of the Desert Campaign of the Second World War from 1940 to 1943. Generals mentioned include General Sir Richard O'Connor, General Sir Alan Cunningham, General Sir Neil Ritchie, Field-Marshal Sir Claude J.E. Auchinleck, Field-Marshal The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein. Many black and white photographs, Sketch Maps, and illustrations are included. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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2 Blumenson Martin KASSERINE PASS Rommel's Bloody, Climactic Battle For Tunisia
Cooper Square Press US 2000 0815410999 / 9780815410997 1st Edition Card Cover Excellent 22cm 
The author explains why Dwight D. Eisenhower and George S. Patton, previously untested in war, emerged as important military leaders and how the Allies endured the grim, btutal punishment inflicted by the Germans at Kasserine Pass and learned to wage successfully a coalition war against Axis forces. 
Price: 48.00 AUD
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ELALAMEIN, Carver Michael
3 Carver Michael ELALAMEIN
B.T. BATSFORD LTD. LONDON 1979 0713421487 / 9780713421484 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good in Protective Cover 22cm 
Well researched and presented analysis of the offensive that marked a turning point in Allied fortunes in World War 11. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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4 Fleming Fergus THE SWORD AND THE CROSS
Granta Publications, London 2003 1862075271 / 9781862075276 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 24 Cm 
"a story of two fanatical adventurers who helped make the conquest of the Sahara possible. Viscomte Charles de Foucauld and Henry Laperrine, friends and contemporaries were both devoted to the glory of France and each of them found hisvocation in the desert. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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OPERATION BARRAS  The SAS Rescue Mission:  Sierra Leone 2000, Fowler William
5 Fowler William OPERATION BARRAS The SAS Rescue Mission: Sierra Leone 2000
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London 2004 0297846280 / 9780297846284 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent 23cm 
In May 200 the British government had sent a military and naval task force to the troubled west African state of Sierra Leone to bolster the United Nations operation that was attempting to restore peace and stability following a savage and brutal civil war. 
Price: 19.00 AUD
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A VOYAGER OUT   The Life of Mary Kingsley, Frank Katherine
6 Frank Katherine A VOYAGER OUT The Life of Mary Kingsley
Hamish Hamilton London 1987 0241120748 / 9780241120743 1st UK Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Ex-Library 24cm Heavy Book Over 500 Gms
Katherine Frank, who has lived for over six years in West Africa, makes use of previously unpublished letters and journals to write a first rate biography of this brave solitary woman. 
Price: 19.00 AUD
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DESPERATE VENTURE  The Story of Operation Torch, the Allied Invasion of North Africa, Gelb Norman
7 Gelb Norman DESPERATE VENTURE The Story of Operation Torch, the Allied Invasion of North Africa
William Morrow & Company N.Y. 1992 0688098835 / 9780688098834 1st Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Heavy Book Over 500gms 24 Cm 
The November 1941 invasion of North Africa, so crucial to the allied cause is told here by historian Norman Gelb in a well researched and presented account of the military operation. Gelb recounts the intricate, multifaceted undertaking which included not only political intrigue, conspiracy, espionage and diplomacy, but also modern airbone assault, massive disinformation programs and the largest most ambitious amphibious invasion plan ever devised. 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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IT IS BLISS HERE   Letters Home 1939-1945, Hildyard Myles
8 Hildyard Myles IT IS BLISS HERE Letters Home 1939-1945
Bloomsbury London 2005 0747578028 / 9780747578024 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 26cm 
Myles Hildyard served as an officer during World War 11. He saw action in Palestine, Crete, North Africa, Italy, the D-Day landings and finally Berlin in 1945. He fought and was captured at the battle of Crete and then embarked on a dramatic escape from a German POW camp on the island across the Mediterranean to Turkey. These letters also show a young man coming to terms with his sexuality in an extraordinarily clear sighted, brave and intelligent way. The letters he presents here are profound, witty, unique and utterly captivating. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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9 James Lawrence MUTINY In the British and Commonwealth Forces, 1797-1956
Buckand Enright, London 1987 0907675700 / 9780907675709 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 24cm 
Based on intensive reserach from official sources, contemporary papers and first-hand accounts some of it never published before here at last is a compassionate and readable study of a shamefully concealed phenomenon. From Spithead mutiny of 1797, the revolt of Sudanese troops in Uganda in 1898 to the British forces in Etaples in 1917. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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THE ANGLO-ZULU WAR  The War Correspondents, Laband Professor John and Knight Ian
10 Laband Professor John and Knight Ian THE ANGLO-ZULU WAR The War Correspondents
Sutton Publishing London 1996 0750908823 / 9780750908825 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent 25 Cm 
This vivid account of the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 explores the war as it appeared to the professional and amateur war correspondents who covered it in extraordinary depth in both the British and colonial press. Includes b/w photographs and line drawings. 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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11 Laffin John RAIDERS; Elite Forces Attacks
UK Chancellor Press 1999 0753703629 / 9780753703625 1st Edition Hard Cover As New As New 25 Cm 
A dramatic, anecdotal and entertaining book, illustrated with a large selection of contemporary photographs, that will appeal to all with an interest in the great military exploits of the Second World War. The exploits recorded here range from a British commando strike against Rommel's supposed HQ in the North African desert in 1941, to the daring surveys of the Normandy beaches in preparation for Operation "Overload". 
Price: 32.00 AUD
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A CLEAR PREMONITION   The Letters of Leiutenant Tim Lloyd to His Mother North Africa and Italy, 1943-44, Lloyd Tim   Edited By Raleigh Trevelyan
12 Lloyd Tim Edited By Raleigh Trevelyan A CLEAR PREMONITION The Letters of Leiutenant Tim Lloyd to His Mother North Africa and Italy, 1943-44
Leo Cooper, London 1995 0850524245 / 9780850524246 1st Edition Hard Cover As New As New NEW BOOK 22cm 
A fascinating account of both social and personal impacts of the second world war on a young lieutenant posted to North Africa and Italy. The letters to his mother trace his childhood at Repton, his passion for the theatre and his marionette shows in ENSA as well as his life in the ranks and wild time in London after being commissioned. Includes b/w photographs and line drawings. 
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FRENCH REVOLUTIONARY WARFARE FROM INDOCHINA TO ALGERIA  The Analysis of a Political and Military Doctrine, Paret Peter
13 Paret Peter FRENCH REVOLUTIONARY WARFARE FROM INDOCHINA TO ALGERIA The Analysis of a Political and Military Doctrine
Frederick A Praeger, New York 1964 1st Edition Hard Cover Good Good 22cm 
As World War 11 came to an end, the French Army was drawn into a new, more protracted struggle against the Viet Minh in Indochina. Almost before this was was over, the French became deeply enmeshed in a war in Algeria. The author examines official reports and directives and the large body of writings by French officers who participated in these campaigns. He describes the destructive and the constructive components of counter revolutionary warfare, stressing the use of psychological tools, reindoctrination centres, health services and other techniques to construct a superior ideological base. 
Price: 68.00 AUD
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14 Peter Fitzsimons TOBRUK
Harper Collins, Australia 2006 0732276454 / 9780732276454 1st Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Heavy Book Over 500gms 25cm Inscription and Signature of Author
Drawing on extensive source material including diaries and letters many never published before this extraordinary book recounts the battle of Tobruk in 1941 in which more than 15,000 Australian troops fought in excruciating desert heat through eight months against the formidable German Afrika Korps. 
Price: 32.00 AUD
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SPECIAL FORCES IN ACTION   Afghanistan, Africa, Balkans, Iraz, South America, Stilwell Alexander
15 Stilwell Alexander SPECIAL FORCES IN ACTION Afghanistan, Africa, Balkans, Iraz, South America
Amber Books, UK 2007 1905704283 / 9781905704286 1st Edition Hard Cover New Book As New 25cm 
Detailed coverage of major special forces operations from the last 15 years including the 1991 Gulf War, Somalia, Sierra Leone, the Balkans, Afghanistan and the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Illustrated with over 100 rare black and white and colour photographs of special forces soldiers in action. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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MARCH OR DIE   A New History of the French Foreign Legion, Tony Geraghty
16 Tony Geraghty MARCH OR DIE A New History of the French Foreign Legion
Facts on File, US 1986 0816017948 / 9780816017942 1st Thus Hard Cover Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 24 Cm 
A well researched and presented text recounting the History of the French Foreign Legion, its principal theatres of war and maps, Appendix and Index. Book in excellent condition, no d/j 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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THE SHANGANI PATROL, Wilcox John
17 Wilcox John THE SHANGANI PATROL
Headline, UK 2010 0755345622 / 9780755345625 1st Edition Card Cover Excellent 20 Cm 
Set in 1889 Africa and recently returned from Khartoum, former captain and army scout Simon Fonthill needs a new mission. He is persuaded to lead an expedition to the African kindom of King Lobengula seeking his agreement to land settlement by the powers of Europe. 
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SPECIAL FORCES IN ACTION   Afghanistan, Africa, Balkans, Iraz, South America, Stilwell Alexander
SPECIAL FORCES IN ACTION Afghanistan, Africa, Balkans, Iraz, South America
Stilwell Alexander
30.00 AUD
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A VOYAGER OUT   The Life of Mary Kingsley, Frank Katherine
A VOYAGER OUT The Life of Mary Kingsley
Frank Katherine
19.00 AUD
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DESPERATE VENTURE  The Story of Operation Torch, the Allied Invasion of North Africa, Gelb Norman
DESPERATE VENTURE The Story of Operation Torch, the Allied Invasion of North Africa
Gelb Norman
28.00 AUD
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THE SHANGANI PATROL, Wilcox John
THE SHANGANI PATROL
Wilcox John
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THE DESERT GENERALS, Barnett Correlli
THE DESERT GENERALS
Barnett Correlli
22.00 AUD
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THE ANGLO-ZULU WAR  The War Correspondents, Laband Professor John and Knight Ian
THE ANGLO-ZULU WAR The War Correspondents
Laband Professor John and Knight Ian
28.00 AUD
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ELALAMEIN, Carver Michael
ELALAMEIN
Carver Michael
30.00 AUD
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MARCH OR DIE   A New History of the French Foreign Legion, Tony Geraghty
MARCH OR DIE A New History of the French Foreign Legion
Tony Geraghty
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