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a true story of the great escape a young Australian POW in the most audacious breakout of WW II
Williams, Louise,
ISBN: 1743313896
Allen &? Unwin, Crows Nest, 2015. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. second-hand copy, no damage, no annotations. Central section of black-and-white photographs, bibliography & index. Written by John Williams's niece, she has pieced together his life, from his upbringing, to his exploits in the air, and the many missing details of the tragedy of escape from the Stalag Lufft III, the escape becoming the Hollywood blockbuster, The Great Escape Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; POW; WW II; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 1743313896. ISBN/EAN: 9781743313893. Inventory No: 0279975. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0279975  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Changi Photographer; George Aspinall's Record of Captivity
Bowden, Tim,
ISBN: 0642975590
Australian Broadcasting Commission and William Collins Pty. Ltd., Sydney, 1985. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: George Aspinall -- Photographer. Reprint. 144pp., introduction, index and chronology. Pale tan coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with 88 sepia toned photographs taken by George Aspinall, before and during his captivity by the Japanese during World War II, maps and facsimiles of contemporary documents. Bright blue boards with white writing on the spine. Photographic dust wrapper, showing "Detail of Keppel Harbour The Morning after the Fall of Singapore", with blue and brown writing on the front panel and brown on the spine. The unique visual diary of a private soldier before and during capture by the Japanese during World War II. Changi and the Thai-Burma railway are highlighted. apart from slight ruffling of the top edge of the dust jacket and a tiny bit of discolouration of the inside edge of the rear panel top edge there is no damage to describe, the book itself is clean and free of annotations. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: George Aspinall -- Photographer. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; POW; WW II; Photography. ISBN: 0642975590. ISBN/EAN: 9780642975591. Inventory No: 0277502. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0277502  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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P. O. W.: A Digger in Hitler's Prison Camps 1941-45
Ramsay, Ian,
ISBN: 0333381378
Macmillan, South Melbourne, 1985. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. acknowledgements, foreword by H. A. L. (Tim) Moran and index. Map illustrated endpapers showing the POW camps in Germany during World War II. The text is illustrated with both black-and-white illustrations and photographs. Gray coloured boards with white coloured titles to the back strip. Photographic dustwrapper with black and red coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The memoir of the author who was a prisoner of war of the Germans from 1941 through to 1945. Rubbing of the back strip edges and book corners. Uniform tanning of the text block edges and age toning of the pages. Gift inscription to the verso of the free front end page. A little rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panels with sunning of the back strip and a little to the front panel. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [5], VI - VIII, 204 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; POW; Germany; WW II; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0333381378. ISBN/EAN: 9780333381373. Inventory No: 0123410. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0123410  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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they have their exits
Neave, Airey,
Pan Books, London, 1955. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Reprint. previous owner has covered the book with clear adhesive plastic and placed a white sticker on the spine, previous owner & bookshop rubberstamps on the inside of the front cover, no other damage. A war escape record of an exceptionally enthralling kind. Of the young second lieutenant who was wounded, captured and imprisoned by the Germans in 1940 and lived to be the officer appointed in 1945 by the judges of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg to serve the indictments for war crimes on high-ranking Nazis in their prison cells. Paraphrasing the rear panel blurb Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 221 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; POW; Germany; WW II; Inventory No: 0275093. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $5.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0275093  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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