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CLASSIC RAF BATTLES FROM WORLD WAR ONE TO THE PRESENT

By: Armitage, Michael (Editor)

Price: $46.00

Publisher: UK, Arms and Armour Press: 1995

Seller ID: 011434


This book chronicles the combat exploits of the RAF from World War I up to the Gulf War. Almost 40 different events are covered with an appropriate painting used to illustrate to illustrate each one. The introduction is by Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Armitage. This is followed by a brief biography of each of the contributing artists and authors. The artists include David Shepherd, Michael Turner, Frank Wooton, Jim Mitchell, Mark Postlethwaite, Tiro Vorster, Gordon Cros... View more info

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Classic RAF Battles from World War One to the Present

By: Armitage, Michael (Editor)

Price: $46.00

Publisher: UK, Arms and Armour Press: 1995

Seller ID: 011494


This book chronicles the combat exploits of the RAF from World War I up to the Gulf War. Almost 40 different events are covered with an appropriate painting used to illustrate to illustrate each one. The introduction is by Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Armitage. This is followed by a brief biography of each of the contributing artists and authors. The artists include David Shepherd, Michael Turner, Frank Wooton, Jim Mitchell, Mark Postlethwaite, Tiro Vorster, Gordon Cros... View more info

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Young Adolph

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: $31.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 2000

Seller ID: 011379


Book pristine, less than 500g for post. The Hitler in this book is a lazy, easily irritated, self-centered dreamer with a fondness for sleeping and plagued by delusions of bearded men chasing him. His paranoia is a motivating factor in everything he does here. We see through Hitler’s eyes a number of items that would later be associated with Hitler - for tattooing numbers on people in a hostel to identify them to how easy it is for one civil servant to boss around a l... View more info

The Greatest Day in History How the Great War Really Ended

By: Best, Nicholas

Price: $27.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2008

Seller ID: 011108


304 crisp pp & 750g packed for post to you. Nicholas Best reveals the twists and turns that led to the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. The First World War did not end neatly with an unconditional surrender but after weeks of negotiations, military offensives and the coming of a Communist revolution, only then did the German Imperial regime collapse amidst a tsunami of homeland unrest. The Allies eventually granted an armistice to a new German gov... View more info

Bristol F2B Fighter King of the Two Seaters

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: $40.00

Publisher: UK, Ian Allan: 1985

Seller ID: 010999


This book sourced from Cheshire library is Bowyer's study of this classic aircraft, the most successful British two-seater of the war, when flown like a fighter it was the equal of any single-seater - with the added benefit of a gun to protect the pilot's back. This aircraft came in operational use in 1917 to give the British pilots better opportunities to survive and overcome the battle tasks that were available. The plane was later widely distributed and completed tas... View more info

Elizabeth Butler Battle Artist

By: Butler, Elizabeth

Price: $37.00

Publisher: UK, Fisher Press: 1993

Seller ID: 010746


Both Elizabeth's parents were interested in art and at an early age she was encouraged to paint and draw. At first Elizabeth concentrated on painting portraits and landscapes but after visiting France, where she saw paintings inspired by the Franco-Prussian War, she began to paint military subjects. In 1874 submitted a painting entitled the Roll Call to the Royal Academy in London - it was so popular it was taken on tour. In later conflicts Britons sought more encouragin... View more info

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Band of Brigands: The Extraordinary Story of the First Men in Tank

By: Campbell, Christy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Perennial: 2008

Seller ID: 010903


479pp, 400g for post, 2 photo sections The dramatic story of the men who fought a new and terrifying kind of war amidst the carnage of the trenches in World War I: the British pioneer volunteers who were the first tank-men into battle. They fought in their stifling armoured boxes packed with petrol and explosives, aware that at any moment a shell-hit might incinerate them all. Christy Campbell has combed contemporary diaries and letters and later recollections to tell pr... View more info

TURKISH FRONT 1914-18 ( The National Army Museum Book of the)

By: Carver Field Marshal Lord

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Pan Books, London: 2003

Seller ID: 011607


Includes the Campaingns at Gallipoli, Mesopotamia and Palestine. A complete history of the struggle waged against the Turks during the First World War. View more info

Blindfold and Alone. British Military Executions in the Great War

By: Corns, Cathryn; Hughes-Wilson, John

Price: $21.00

Publisher: UK, CasselL & Company: 2002

Seller ID: 010272


543 pp & clse to a kilo packed for post. Three hundred and fifty-one men were executed by British Army firing squads between September 1914 and November 1920. By far the greatest number, 266 were shot for desertion in the face of the enemy. The executions continue to haunt the history of the war, with talk today of shell shock and posthumous pardons. Using new material released from the Public Records Office and other sources, the authors reveal what really happened and ... View more info

World War I in Photographs

By: Cross, Robin

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Paragon Books: 1998

Seller ID: 010458


900g for post, 96 crisp pp, Serbian infantry, Russians, MK V tanks, trenches, pilots and all the human tragedy & bravery of battle. View more info

1918 War and Peace

By: Dallas, Gregor

Price: $32.00

Publisher: USA, The Overlook Press: 2001

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 010512


On the night of 7 November 1918 French troops at La Capelle, on the Western Front, saw a huge white flag: the Germans were crossing the line to seek peace. But who were these Germans and what exactly did they represent? By the time they had signed an armistice, four days later, not even they knew. The Kaiser's Reich had collapsed and Germany faced chaos, while the war in Eastern Europe continued. This book traces the transition from war to peace across Europe. This book ... View more info

Crack Hardy

By: Dando-Collins, Stephen

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Australia, Vinatge: 2011

Seller ID: 011573


450g to post, 363 pp, photo section amidships, This is the true story of three Australian soldiers, the Searle brothers. One brother was killed at Gallipoli, another on the Western Front. One came home a decorated hero. Viv, a gifted poet who was planning to be a clergyman before the war, became a deadly efficient sniper. Ray shot himself and was charged with desertion. Ned was a true Australian larrikin, up for anything, and the black sheep of the family. The Searle boy... View more info

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Gallipoli 1915

By: Doyle, Peter

Price: $21.00

Publisher: UK, Spellmount: 2011

Seller ID: 011139


160 snowy white pp, less than 500g for posting. The first landing's casualties were horrific- of the first 200 men out of the boats, only 21 reached inland, the rest were mown down by the Ottoman machine-guns. Increased losses at sea whilst trying to break the defences prompted the Allies to send ground troops to invade and eliminate the Ottoman artillery. These ground forces comprised a large ANZAC contingent (as well as other Commonwealth forces) and Gallipoli would be... View more info

World War I in Photographs

By: Gilbert, Adrian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, Macdonald: 1988

Seller ID: 010487


This book has over 550 photos representing some of the critical campaigns of the war, such as Gallipoli, the Somme, Jutland, Zeppelin raids and life in the trenches. Each photo has an accompanying text & there's a handy index at the rear. 192 crisp well-presented pp, approx one kilo packed for post (our paperback copy weighs in at about 750g) View more info

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Somme The Heroism and Horror of War

By: Gilbert, Martin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: UK, John Murray: 2006

Seller ID: 011051


Hardcover, 332 crisp pp, 800g for post. At 7:30 a.m. on July 1, 1916, the first Allied soldiers climbed out of their trenches along the Somme River in France and charged into no-man's-land, toward the barbed wire and machine guns at the German front lines. Martin Gilbert, one of Britain’s most distinguished historians, graphically recreates the tragedy. He interweaves individual stories, wartime documents, letters and poetry in a deeply moving, succinct narrative. Fro... View more info