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Image for WAR IN ITALY 1043-1945   The Imperial War Museum Book

WAR IN ITALY 1043-1945 The Imperial War Museum Book

By: Carver Field Marshal Lord

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Pan Books, London: 2002

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2012340


A well researched and presented account of the Allies in Italy from July 1943 to May 1945 by Field Marshall Lord Carver who served in Italy in 1943 as a twenty eight year old lieutenant colonel in command of the 1st Royal Tank Regiment. View more info

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THE AIR BATTLE FOR MALTA The Diaries of a Spitfire Pilot

By: Douglas-Hamilton James

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Airlife Publishing Ltd. London: 2000

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2012509


The author vividly recreates the period, the comradeship and the grimness of life on the beleaguered island of Malta. The air battle, which was the second largest of the entire war, involved some of the most famous fighter aces of World War 11, including "Screwball" Beurling and "Laddie" Luas. They played a vital part in what proved to be one of the greatest defensive and strategic operations of all time. The book is based largely on the diaries of Lor... View more info

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GIBRALTAR A Hitory of a Fortress

By: Ernle Bradford

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis London: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012399


Library stamp inside. Well researched account of the history of Gibraltar, from an author who is well qualified to write the history for he has known it both as a naval officer and in later years as a visiting yachtsman. View more info

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TORPEDO LEADER ON MALTA

By: Gibbs, Wing Commander Patrick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grubb Street, London: 2002

Seller ID: 2012342


Written during the war without benefit of hindsight, this is a remarkable and valuable account. A very personal story, its lucid, exciting and readable narrative describes firstly the author's frustrations as a Staff Officer in Cairo, then his triumphs and disasters as a Beaufort Flight Commander on the anti-shipping operations from Malta in 1942, during which Gibbs's contribution was immense. View more info

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RAIDERS PASSED Wartime Recollections of a Maltese Youngster

By: Grech Charles B.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Midsea Books, Malta: 2002

Seller ID: 2012471


Told by Charles B. Grech who was a young boy when the first enemy bombs fell on Malta in June, 1940. The book is a gripping eye-witness account of the war years in battle torn Malta by a child who quickly matured to adulthood joining the Royal Air Force as an airman. View more info

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IT IS BLISS HERE Letters Home 1939-1945

By: Hildyard Myles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury London: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012198


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... View more info

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FORTRESS MALTA An Island Under Siege 1940-1943

By: Holland James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phoenix: 2004

Seller ID: 2012339


The author has used survivors testimony and unpublished letters and diaries of the bombings of Malta to provide a comprehensive account of the more than three thousand bombing raids on the island. View more info

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ANZIO The Friction of War Italy and the Battle for Rome 1944

By: Lloyd Clark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing London: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012145


Richly detailed and deeply moving, ANZIO is a remarkable story of the unrelenting friction of war. View more info

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HITLER'S MOUNTAIN TROOPS

By: Lucas James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Arms and Armour Press London: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012374


Hitler's mountain troops were more often used as crack shock troops or where a weak part of the fighting line needed strengthening than Alpine action. Hitler's mountain troops in fact saw service in every theatre of war in which German forces fought including Norway and Crete. Includes many b/w photographs of historical interest. View more info

MIRACLE AT SANT'ANNA

By: McBride James

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton London: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012036


Set in the Tuscan mountains the four soldiers, part of the famed 92nd Division of African-American soldiers rescue a traumatised Italian boy from the Germans and stumble into a war-torn village looking for help. Ex library book with usual library markings. View more info

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SEA WAR 1939-1945

By: Piekalkiewicz Janusz

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Blandford Press, London: 1987

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2012196


Sea War is a very well researched and presented account ofr every theatre and every major event in which one of the combatant navies took part during world war 11, Factual, objective and absorbing, Sea War draws on sources as diverse as official reports, propaganda documents and press accounts. With 307 illustrations this is an indispensable reference source for historians of the Second World War and for all those interested in naval history. View more info

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HITLER'S MEDITERANEAN CAMPAIGN IN WORLD WAR 11

By: Porch Douglas

Price: $37.00

Publisher: CasselL London: 2005

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2012007


AS New "This book covers every aspect of the Mediterranean conflict from the Italian attack on Greece in 1940 right through to the advance on the Gothic Line in northern Italy towards the end of the war. Includes b/w photos and maps of the campaingns View more info