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CORSETS TO CAMOUFLAGE Women and War

By: Adie Kate

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Coronet Books, London: 2004

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2017022


A vivid history of ordinary women and their extraordinary deeds through two world wars and beyond. A book of both social and historical interest. View more info

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KITCHENER'S LAST VOLUNTEER The Life of Henry Allingham, the Oldest Surviving Veteran of the Great War

By: Allingham Henry and Goodwin Dennis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mainstream Publishing UK: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016031


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. View more info

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LAWRENCE The Uncrowned King of Arabia

By: Asher Michael

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Penguin London: 1999

Seller ID: 2017066


Well researched and presented account of the life of T.E. LAWRENCE. Black/White and Colour plates support the text. View more info

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POETS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

By: Barber Nicola and Lee-Browne Patrick

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Evans Bros LONDON: 2001

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2017018


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. View more info

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THE SWORD BEARERS Studies in Supreme Command In the First World War

By: Barnett Correlli

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton London: 1986

Seller ID: 2012495


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 indivi... View more info

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OUR HORSES IN EGYPT

By: Belben Rosalind

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus London: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012527


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. View more info

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CHILDREN OF THE RAJ

By: Brendon Vyvyen

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Phoenix Books, Uk: 2006

Seller ID: 2012135


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. View more info

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TWELVE DAYS ON THE SOMME A Memoir of the Trenches, 1916

By: Brown Malcolm

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Greenhill Books, London: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012185


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. View more info

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THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM BOOK OF THE SOMME

By: Brown Malcolm

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Sidgewick and Jackson, UK: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012473


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. View more info

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A TOUCH OF GENIUS The Life of T.E.LAWRENCE

By: Brown Malcolm and Cave Julia

Price: $45.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent, London: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012296


Drawing on a wealth of material this book presents an authentic portrait of the real Lawrence, from his schooldays, through his Middle Eastern years and his years in the ranks to the lonely, final weeks at Clouds Hill, his Dorset cottage on the road to which he has his fatal accident. View more info

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THE NATIONAL ARMY MUSEUM BOOK OF THE TURKISH FRONT 1914-18

By: Carver Field Marshal Lord

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Pan Books, London: 2004

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2018005


Includes the Campaigns at Gallipoli, in Mesopotamia and in Palestine. B/w photographs support the text. View more info

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MOTHERLAND A Philosophical History of Russia

By: Chamberlain Lesley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atlantic Books, London: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012267


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. View more info

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ALCHEMIST OF WAR The Life of Basil Liddell Hart

By: Danchev Alex

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Phoenix, Uk: 1999

Seller ID: 2012478


This is the first biography of one of the most innovative and influential military strategist of the twentieth century. View more info

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SCARECROW ARMY The Anzacs at Gallipoli

By: Davidson Leon

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Black Dog Black Dog Books, Australia: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012248


"The story of the retreat alone is a fascinating account of military tactics, a terrific book" The West Australian. View more info

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THE HAZY RED HELL Fighting Experiences on the Western Front 1914-18

By: Donovan Tom

Price: $30.00

Publisher: BCA, London: 1999

Seller ID: 2016064


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. Incl... View more info