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LAND BATTLES: NORTH AFRICA, SICILY AND ITALY
Dupuy, Trevor Nevitt
Franklin Watts New York 1962 
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. The Military History of World War II: Volume 3  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6390  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Above Us the Waves. The story of midget submarines and human torpedoes.
Warren, C E T & Benson, James.
George G. Harrap London 1955 
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Reprint. 8vo. Cloth, 256pp, b/w pls, ep maps, sticky tape stains to endpapers with light spotting to edges else v good copy in vg repaired dw.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9437  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Pacific Defence Reporter Year Book 1978/79
Warner, Denis - ed
PY Logistics and Holdings Sydney 1978 
 Hard Cover 408pp, incorporates the IISS military balance.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319850  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A Concise history of Warfare
Montgomery, Field Marshal
Collins London 1972 First Thus
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. First Thus. 368pp, many ills.Prev owner name on ffep, some foxing. else vg.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3349  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A Historical Perspective on Light Infantry
McMichael, Major Scott R
US Army Command and General Staff College Fort Leavenworth 1987 
 Soft Cover Wraps. Very Good Large 4to. Research Survey No 6,viii,239pp,.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2986  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Alexander Memoirs 1940-1945
Alexander, Field Marshal Earl Alexander of Tunis John North (ed)
Cassell London 1962 First Edition
 Hard Cover Very Good/Very Good. xiv, 210 pp 8vo hardcover. Many ills and maps.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14881  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A Pictorial History of Australians at War
Nelson, Robert et al
Hamlyn Sydney 1970 First Edition
 Hard Cover 4to, 323pp, profusely ills in col and b/w. Book and dj encased in adhesive plastic else very good in dj.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21991  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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De Gaulle Mon Pere
de Gaulle, Philippe - entretiens avec Michael Tauriac
ISBN: 225919754X
Plon Paris 2003 
 Large trade Paperback 590pp, marked, mainly in pencil, but also full of the prev. owner's de Gaulliana, photos, stamps, press cuttings etc. Including his ancestors and baby photos. In French - en Francais.  Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10141  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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General Dean’s Story of his three years captivity in North Korea
Dean, Major General William F. as told to William L. Worden
Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1954 First Edition
 Hard Cover xiv,238pp, b&w plates, endpaper maps.  Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319985  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Flyboys. a true story of courage
Bradley, James
ISBN: 0316105848
Back Bay Books New York 2004 Reprint
 Trade Paperback (12)404pp, index, maps, plates.The Pacific war.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319986  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Away All Boats
Dodson, Kenneth
Angus & Robertson London 1955 
 Hard Cover Cloth, edges foxed, tape marks to eps, else good plus in good used dj. One of the great naval novels.  Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1343  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Well Done, Those Men. Memoirs of a Vietnam veteran
Heard, Barry
Scribe Melbourne 2009 Reprint
 Trade Paperback xii,304pp, inscribed by author to prev. owners.  Near Fine
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319968  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Battleground South Pacific
Adams, Bruce (photographs). Howlett, Bruce (text)
Reed Sydney 1970 First Edition
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. First Edition. 4to. 224pp., ep maps, 'The battling armies(of the Second World War) created bleak infernos of the jewelled islands and laid them waste'. Profusely illustrated in colour and black & white. A near fine copy in spine faded else near fine dustjacket.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13905  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Adversity in Success. Extracts from from Air Vice Marshal Hewitt’s Diaries 1939-1948
Hewitt, Air Vice Marshal J.E.
ISBN: 0959462201
Langate South Yarra (Melbourne) 1980 First Edition
 Hard Cover xiv,330pp, map in rear pocket, signed and numbered by author. RAAF in WW2 in South West Pacific.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29394  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Alex. The Life of Field Marshal Earl Alexander of Tunis.
Nicolson, Nigel
ISBN: 0297765159
Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1973 Reprint
 Hard Cover Cloth. Good/Fair. Royal 8vo. xiv,346pp, worn dustjacket, b/w plates, endpaper maps. Very sound Ex-Library Good/Fair
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2689  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Tito Speaks. His Self Portrait and Struggle with Stalin
Dedijir, Vladimir
Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1953 First Edition
 Hard Cover xvi,456pp, frontispiece, other ills. vg copy  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 412  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Women in Green (The Story of the W.V.S.)
Graves, Charles
William Heinemann London 1948 First Edition
 Hard Cover Gift inscription else vg+ in near vg dj.x,284pp, index, ills.  Very Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25784  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Myth of Soviet Military Supremacy
Gervasi, Tom
ISBN: 0060155744
Harper & Row New York 1986 First Edition
 Hard Cover Cloth, xii, 545pp, very good in like dj.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320173  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Fifty Years at the Front. The Life of War Correspondent Frederick Palmer
Haverstock, Nathan A.
ISBN: 1574880403
Brasseys Washington DC 1996 First Edition
 Hard Cover xviii, 302pp, inc. index. Foreword by Peter Arnett. Gift inscription else fine copy  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 19.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 144  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Meeting at Potsdam
Mee, Charles L. , Jr
ISBN: 0233966749
Andre Deutsch London 1975 First Edition
 Hard Cover xiv,370pp, index, black and white plates.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12952  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Forgotten Voices of the Holocaust
Smith, Lyn; foreword by Laurence Rees
ISBN: 0091898250
Ebury London 2005 First Edition
 Hard Cover A new history in the words of those who survived.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14755  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Congo Mercenary
Hoare, Mike
Robert Hale London 1967 First Edition
 Hard Cover 318pp, inc. index. Vg in very chipped dj, now repaired and protected. Black& white photos.  Very Good/Fair
Price: 90.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320285  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Great Sea Battles
Warner, Oliver
ISBN: 0600016501
Spring Books London 1972 Reprint
 Hard Cover 304pp, lavish pictorial large format history book. Index. A rich canvas of naval history.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320290  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The March to War: from day one to war’s end and beyond
Ridgeway, James - edited and intrroduced by
ISBN: 0941423611
Four Walls Eight Windows New York 1991 First Edition
 Trade Paperback xii, 244pp. The first Iraq war.  Very Good
Price: 9.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 320342  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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One Crowded Hour. Neil Davis. Combat Cameraman 1934-1985
Bowden, Tim
ISBN: 0002174960
Collins Sydney 1987 Reprint
 Hard Cover 436pp. B&w photos. Owner name else very good copy.  Very Good/Near Fine
Price: 19.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31295  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Story of Our Army
Wheeler, Captain Owen
Hodder & Stoughton London 1902 
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Good. 12mo. 192pp. Frontisp. & 6 other ills. No publishing date but the story ends at the end of the Boer War (1902).  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14685  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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THE LOVELY SERGEANT
Burgess, Alan
Readers Book Club Melbourne 1963 Book Club
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Book Club Reprint. Small 8vo. The biography of Flora Sandes, who enlisted in the Serbian army in the First World War.223pp, b&w plates, endpaper maps. Paper browning else a nice copy in vg dustjacket by the author of 'The Small Woman'. Date is best estimate  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17315  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Insecurity. The spread of weapons in the Indian and Pacific Oceans
O’Neill, Robert (ed)
Australian National University Press Canberra 1978 First Edition
 Hard Cover xii, 280ppp. vg in like dj. This study was written by 9 different international experts and emanated from the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at ANU.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 120  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Conspiracy of Silence. The secret life of Anthony Blunt.
Penrose, Barrie & Freeman, Simon.
Vintage New York 1988 First Edition
 Soft Cover Wraps, vg. 616pp  Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1804  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Vietnam. Australia at War
Browne, Margaret
Hodder & Stoughton Sydney 1984 
 Soft Cover square 4to, paperback, 32pp, ills. Designed for 8-14 year olds. Fine.  Near Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 443  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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ORIGINS OF THE WAR IN THE EAST
Shai, Aron
Croom Helm London 1976 First Edition
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Fine/Fine. First Edition. 267pp, fine in dj.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4535  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Pursuit. The Sinking of the Bismarck.
Kennedy, Ludovic.
Book Club Associates London 1975 Book Club
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Book Club Reprint. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Cloth, 239pp, b/w illus, Aged, but in good condition  Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320176  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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TRAFALGAR
Terraine, John
Purnell Abingdon 1976 Book Club
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Very Good/Fair. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Small 4to. 209pp, prof. illus. Endpaper maps, very good in chipped and rubbed dustjacket.  Very Good/Fair
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5823  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Beria’s Gardens. Ten years Captivity in Russia and Siberia
Parvilahti, Unto
Hutchinson London 1959 
 Hard Cover 286pp, v. light foxing (brown spots.) to edges and eps.sml ink name.o/w vg in vg dj. Translated from the Finnish.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 172  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Battleships
Preston, Antony
Bison Books London 1991 Reprint
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Reprint. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 192pp, prof illus in col. & b/w.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3344  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Australia At War. The Colonial Wars
McKernan, Susan
Hodder & Stoughton Sydney 1986 First Edition
 Soft Cover square, card covers, illustrated. A series for 10-14 year olds. Fine  Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 322  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Australia at War. Gallipoli
McKernan, Susan
Hodder & Stoughton Sydney 1984 First Edition
 Soft Cover square, in laminated card covers, 32pp, illus by Barry Luks. A series for 8-14 year olds. Fine  Near Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 324  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Conventional Defense of Europe: New Technologies and New Strategies
Pierre, Andrew J (ed)
New York: Council on Foreign Relations 1986   
  8vo, paperback xii,187pp, vg. Several contributors.  
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 348  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The War Diaries of Kenneth Slessor
Semmler Clement (ed)
Univ. of Queensland Press St. Lucia 1985 First Edition
 Hard Cover xlviii, 624 pp large 8vo hardcover very good in vg dustjacket. Kenneth Slessor was an official Australian correspondent 1940-1944. Both he and his editor were Australian poets of note.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Truth Twisters. Disinformation: The making and spreading of official distortions, halftruths and lies.
Deacon Richard
Macdonald London 1987 
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 240 pp, ills. index. hardcover, vg in vg dj. Even more relevant today.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 70  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Illustrated History of Aircraft
Gallagher, Brendan
Octopus London 1977 
 Hard Cover 4to, 160pp, prof ills, vg in vg dj.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 877  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The History of the Great European War. It’s Causes and Effects Vol II (2)
Macbean Knight, W Stanley.
Standard educational Corporation Australia 1111 
 Hard Cover Decorative Cloth. Good. Small 4to. 213pp, col. frontis, b/w pls, A very early history. Circa 1914  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2701  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The History of the Great European War. It’s Causes and Effects Vol I (one)
Macbean Knight, W Stanley.
Standard educational Corporation Australia 1914 
 Hard Cover Decorative Cloth. Good. Small 4to. 210pp, col. frontis, b/w pls, A very early history.   Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320547  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The History of the Great European War. It’s Causes and Effects Vol V (five)
Macbean Knight, W Stanley.
Standard educational Corporation Australia 1916 
 Hard Cover Decorative Cloth. Good. Small 4to. 206pp, col. frontis, b/w pls, A very early history.   Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320549  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Escape from Germany: the greatest POW break-out of the First World War
Hanson, Neil
ISBN: 9780385612050
Doubleday London 2011 First Edition
 Large trade Paperback xii,319pp, index, maps, ills.  Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 100111  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Illustrated History of the Third Reich
Bradley, John
ISBN: 0861240138
Bison Books London 1988 Reprint
 Hard Cover 256pp, index. 100s of photos.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3970  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Insignia of World War II
McDonnell, Leslie
Silverdale Books Enderby 1999 First Edition
 Hard Cover 224pp, index. Colour ills. throughout.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9825  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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German War Machine
Goodenough, Simon - editor. Edit. consultant Robert Cecil
ISBN: 0725402253
Ure Smith Sydney 1977 Second Impression
 Hard Cover 247pp, index, 100s of photos. Technology, ships, generals, aircraft etc. vg in whole but worn dj.  Very Good/Fair
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320583  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The History of the Great European War. It’s Causes and Effects Vol VI (six)
Macbean Knight, W Stanley.
Standard educational Corporation Australia 1917 
 Hard Cover Decorative Cloth. Good. Small 4to. 206pp, col. frontis, b/w pls, A very early history.   Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320608  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Who Dares Wins. The Story of the Special Air Service 1950-1980
Geraghty, Tony.
ISBN: 085368457X
Arms and Armour London 1980 Reprint
 Hard Cover 249pp, very nice copy h/c in dj.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19551  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Prisoners of the Japanese : POWs of World War II in the Pacific
Daws, Gavan
ISBN: 1920769129
Scribe Publications Melbourne 2004 First Edition
 Large trade Paperback 462pp, b&w photos, index. Well reviewed.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1018  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Prisoners of the Japanese : POWs of World War II in the Pacific
Daws, Gavan
ISBN: 1920769129
Scribe Publications Melbourne 2004 First Edition
 Large trade Paperback 462pp, b&w photos, index. Well reviewed.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320615  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Out of Nowhere: a history of the Military Sniper
Pegler, Martin
ISBN: 9781846031403
Osprey Oxford 2006 First Thus
 Soft Cover 352pp, index, ills.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320616  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Machine Gun the story of the men and the weapon that changed the face of war
Smith, Anthony
ISBN: 0749923520
Piatkus London 2002 First Edition
 Hard Cover 308pp, index, b&w plates.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320617  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Turn of the Tide. Based on the War Diaries of Field Marshal Viscount Alanbrooke
Bryant Arthur
The Reprint Society London 1958 Book Club
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Very Good/Fair. Reprint. 638pp. Red cloth hardcover in useful but worn dustjacket.  Very Good/Fair
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4635  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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THE WAR BETWEEN THE GENERALS
Irving, David
ISBN: 0140055347
Penguin Harmondsworth 1982 Reprint
 Mass Market Paperback x,446pp. B&w pls. index  Very Good
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32408  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Tobruk
Carver, Michael
Batsford London 1964 First Edition
 Hard Cover 271pp, index, plates, maps. Very good in whole, but aged dj.  Very Good/Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320690  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Vietnam: A Reporter’s War
Staff.
Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission 1975  1975 
 Paperback Paperback, 87 pp, written version of a two hour ABC program made just after the surrender of the South Vietnamese Government.  Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1055  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Vietnam Hearings: voices from the Grass Roots
no author
Doubleday New York 1966 
 Paperback A transcript of the testimony given at the Hearing on the War in Vietnam conducted by R. W. Kastenmier, Member of Congress. 157 pp. Edge worn/slight spine damage - else structurally sound.  Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19981  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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I Survived
Lias, Godfrey
Evans London 1954 
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Very Good/Good Plus. 224pp. Story of an Austrian medical student who becomes a German officer and is captured by the Russian.  Very Good/Good Plus
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3274  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Ill Met by Moonlight
Moss, W. Stanley
George G. Harrap London 1950 Reprint
 Hard Cover 192pp, b&w plates. The story of the kidnapping of General Karl Kreipe, the German Divisional Commander in Crete in 1944. Small gift inscription else vg in dj.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320757  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Drama of the Scharnhorst. a factual account from the German viewpoint
Busch, Fritz-Otto (Corvette-Captain)
Robert Hale London 1956 Reprint
 Hard Cover 190pp, b&w plates. Some light foxing to edges and prelims, else vg in dj.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320758  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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World War II
Heiferman, Ronald; edited by S.L. Mayer
ISBN: 0706402472
Octopus London 1973 First Edition
 Hard Cover 256p, index. A pictorial history in large format with 100s of pictures.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320763  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Vietnam A History in Documents
Porter, Gareth (ed)
New American Library New York 1981 Reprint
 Trade Paperback xxxvi,490pp, index, maps. Intro by Gloria Emerson.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320785  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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TOLD IN THE HUTS. THE Y.M.C.A BOOK
, Illustrated by Cyrus Cuneo
Jarrolds London 1916 Reprint
 Hard Cover Boards. Good/No Jacket. 3rd Impression. 4to. Contributed by Soldiers & War Workers Many ills. by Cuneo & others, inc a b&w sketch by Baden Powel. One torn page, greetings on ffep (1917) else good in s lightly rubbed and discoloured paper covered boards.  Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6821  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Famous Regiments. Britain’s brigade of Gurkhas
Smith, E. D.
ISBN: 0850521130
Leo Cooper London 1973 First Edition
 Hard Cover 176pp, b&w pls. Book and dj encased in adhesive plastic else vg in dj. Owner name. The 2nd KEO Goorkha Rifles, the 6th QEO Gurkha Rifles, the 7th DEO Gurkha Rifles and the 10th PMO Gurkha Rifles.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20833  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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To Lose a Battle, France 1940. Foreword by General Sir John Hackett.
Horne, Alistair
ISBN: 0333536010
Macmillan London 1990 Reprint
 Trade Paperback 728pp, index + index of military units.Reading creases, cover creases else sound large pb. Good +  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29351  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Tobruk
Fitzsimons, Peter
ISBN: 9780732276454
HarperCollins Sydney 2006 Second Impression
 Hard Cover xxiv,580pp, index, b&w photographs.Owner name else near fine copy  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 317995  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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3 PARA Afghanistan, Summer 2006
Bishop, Patrick
ISBN: 9780007257799
Harper London 2007 First Edition
 Large trade Paperback xxvi,292pp, maps, colour photos. Military history as it is happening.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29827  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Breaking Ranks.
Cabban, Peter: Salter, David
ISBN: 1740513150
Random House Sydney 2005 First Edition
 Large trade Paperback 'the true story behind the HMAS Voyager scandal'. xvi,384pp, maps, plates, index.  Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320830  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Out of Nowhere: a history of the Military Sniper
Pegler, Martin
ISBN: 9781846031403
Osprey Oxford 2006 Reprint
 Soft Cover 352pp, index, ills.  Fine
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320836  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A Glorious Way to Die. The Kamikaze mission of the battleship Yamato, April 1945
Spurr, Russell
ISBN: 0283988509
Sidgwick & Jackson London 1982 First UK Edition
 Hard Cover x,341pp, index, maps, plates.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320843  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Berlin. The Downfall 1945
Beevor, Antony
ISBN: 0141013443
Penguin London 2003 First Thus
 Large trade Paperback xxxviii,490pp, index, b&w photos. Well reviewed.  Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30951  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Operation Barras: The SAS Rescue Mission, Sierra Leone 2000
Fowler, William;Fowler, Will
ISBN: 0297846280
Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 2004 First Edition
 Hard Cover viii,214pp, maps, plates, glossary, bibliography, notes.  Fine/Fine
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320856  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Twilight Liberation. Australian prisoners of war between Hiroshima and home.
Clarke, Hugh V.
Allen & Unwin Sydney 1985 
 Hard Cover xii, 165pp, hc in dj fine.  Fine/Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5609  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Second Oldest Profession. The Spy as Patriot, Bureaucrat, Fantasist And Whore
Knightley, Phillip
Pan Books London 1987 Reprint
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Very Good. Reprint First Thus. xii,436pp. B&w pls.  Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7357  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Samurai Sword a handbook
Yumoto, John M.
ISBN: 0804805091
Charles E. Tuttle Rutland/Tokyo 1999 Reprint
 Hard Cover 191pp, index, ills.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320870  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Warrior Brothers My Life in the Australian SAS
Fennell, Keith
ISBN: 9781741667943
Bantam Sydney 2008 First Edition
 Large trade Paperback 336pp, photos.  Near Fine
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320885  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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THE BRITISH CAVALRY
Warner, Philip
ISBN: 0460046179
J.M.Dent London 1984 First Edition
 Hard Cover + D/J vii, 230pp., buckram. 20 colour, 83 b/w illustrations & 6 maps. Book has minimal shelf scuff to foot of spine; else fine. Illustrated dustjacket [Balaclava, Oct. 25th., 1854: The Charge Of The Light Brigade] by Christopher Clark, R.I., a little bumped, bruised along top. Aided by superb illustrations, the author gives the reader an incisive look at the three hundred year old history of the British Cavalry. Weight approx. 960g.  Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 18.49 (AUD)
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THE WARCOS: The War Correspondents Of World War 11
Collier, Richard
ISBN: 0297795341
Weidenfeld And Nicolson London 1989 First Edition
 Hard Cover + D/J x, 230pp., & 8 page b/w illustrated section.Ordinary cloth. Book slightly warped. Leaves yellowing. Illustrated dustjacket nominal wear only. At 5am., 1st. September 1939, in Warsaw, the 'Warcos', [War Correspondents], story began. It ended at 4.38pm., 11th September, 1945 in Tokyo. From first hand experience, the author takes the reader into the world of courageous War Correspondents. Weight approx. 580g.  Fair+/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY WARPLANES: The World’s Most Potent Military Aircraft
Crawford, Steve
ISBN: 1840440988
Brown Partworks Ltd. London 2002 1st. British
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 96pp., half-page colour illustrations throughout. Leaves are clean, crisp, unmarked. Pictorial boards have several small indentations, corresponding to similar marks on identical pictorial dustjacket. Top and bottom edges of jacket slightly bumped and stretched. Up-to-date contents include one page descriptions on the F-22 Raptor, F-35, and existing craft from countries including China, European Collaboration [NATO], France, Great Britain, Russia, Sweden and USA. Weight approx. 680g. .  Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 14.03 (AUD)
Book Number: 000318  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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NO EASY ANSWERS: The Development of the Navies of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka 1945-1996
Goldrick, James
ISBN: 1897829027
Lancer Publishing New Delhi 1997 First Edition
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] "Papers in Australian Maritime Affairs, No.2." xiii, 225pp., illustrations throughout in b/w. Book square, tight, clean, a miniscule bump to top rear foredge. Illustrated, laminated boards. Identically illustrated dustjacket has negligible edgewear and indentations. Vastly experienced in contempory and historical naval subjects, the author/lecturer, at the time of publication, was a commander in the Royal Australian Navy. With an expert's knowledge, he looks at the navies of four Indian Ocean/ Subcontinent countries, a potential simmering cauldron. Contents include: India and Pakistan: The Beginning, Indian Navy 1947-1971, Pakistan Navy 1947-1971, The 1971 Indo-Pakistan war at sea, Indian Navy 1972-1996, Pakistan Navy ditto, Bangladesh Navy, Sri Lankan Navy, Biblio, Index. Published in U.K. and U.S.A., by Spantech & Lancer. Comments expressed are "The author's, and do not represent opinions of the ADF, DOD or Australian Government." Book weight approx. 500g.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 20.57 (AUD)
Book Number: 000406  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CHANGING ORDERS: Evolution of the World’s Armies, 1945 to the Present
Tsouras, Peter G.
ISBN: 0816031223
Facts on File, Inc. New York 1994 First Edition
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 352pp., 16 page, unpaginated, b/w half-tone section, line drawings, maps throughout. Book clean, square. Very slight water damage [wavy] to foot of illustrated section, else leaves clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edgeworn and small blind indentations. This book explores how the world's armies have evolved, waxed and waned since the Second World War. Book weight approx. 800g.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 001101  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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US 1st INFANTRY DIVISION 1939-45. [Osprey Vanguard Series]
Katcher, Philip
ISBN: 0850452805
Osprey Publishing London 1978 First Edition
 Softcover 40pp., plus unpaginated [8 page] colour-art section [illustrations by Mike Chappell]. Intext, b/w archival halftone illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Former owner has neatly written the subject category on lower corner of title page, otherwise leaves mildly tanned. Art-illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. A stand-alone volume in the 'Osprey-Vanguard' series, this being No. 3, edited by Martin Windrow. Double-column text throughout in English, with several references in French and German. Book weight approx. 210g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003211  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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HITLER’S GREATEST DEFEAT: The Collapse of Army Group Centre, June 1944
Adair, Paul
ISBN: 1854092324
Arms and Armour Press London 1994 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 192pp., unpaginated [16 page], archivally-illustrated, b/w halftone plate section. Intext locality maps. Book clean, square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially scuffed, otherwise very good. "It was indeed Hitler's worst defeat! . . . Hitler's obsession with holding ground dulled his strategic thinking...faced by a massive Soviet superiority, the hapless Army Group Centre lost some 30 irreplaceable divisions . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 21 chapters, Appendices x 9, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 550g.   Near Fine/Very Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 003225  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SPECIAL OPS Journal of the Elite Forces and Swat Units. Vol. 16
[Editor] Katz, Samuel M.
ISBN: 9623616953
Concord Publications Hong Kong 2001 
 Softcover 64pp., colour photographic illustrations, action aplenty throughout, mostly taken in training situations. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, gloss card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. An on-going pictorial journal, featuring Special Forces from countries around the world. Volume 16 features: French Naval Commandos, Austria's GEK Cobra, Spanish Marines, USAF Special Operations, Portugese Airborne Force and Argentine Special Commandos. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
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SPECIAL OPS Journal of the Elite Forces and Swat Units. Vol. 17
[Editor] Katz, Samuel M.
ISBN: 9623616961
Concord Publications Hong Kong 2001 
 Softcover 64pp., colour photographic illustrations, action aplenty throughout, mostly taken in training situations. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, gloss card wrapper lightly creased on front and nominal edgewear. An on-going pictorial journal, featuring Special Forces from countries around the world. Volume 17 features: USAF Special Tactics Squadron PJ, KSK Crisis Reaction Force, Tel Aviv Bomb Squad, Gatwick Division CT Armed Operations Unit, Foreign Legion Paratroopers. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003496  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SPECIAL OPS Journal of the Elite Forces and Swat Units. Vol. 18
[Editor] Katz, Samuel M.
ISBN: 9623616988
Concord Publications Hong Kong 2001 
 Softcover 68pp., colour photographic illustrations, action aplenty throughout, mostly taken in training situations. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, gloss card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. An on-going pictorial journal, featuring Special Forces from countries around the world. Volume 18 features: Counter Terrorism POST 9-11, Most Wanted Terrorists, Siplomatic Security Service MSD, Port Authority PD ESU, FAA Air Marshals, Dutch BBE, North Miami Beach PD SRT, Miami-Dade PD Bomb Squad, Israeli Border Guards In Jerusalem. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003497  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SPECIAL OPS Journal of the Elite Forces and Swat Units. Vol. 19
[Editor] Katz, Samuel M.
ISBN: 9623616996
Concord Publications Hong Kong 2002 
 Softcover 64pp., colour photographic illustrations, action aplenty throughout, mostly taken in training situations. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, gloss card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. An on-going pictorial journal, featuring Special Forces from countries around the world. Volume 19 features: Taliban's Defeat At Kunduz, USMC Force Recon, Spanish UOE, Korean 707th Special Mission Battalion, Chilean Special Forces. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003498  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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LOCK ON NO.11. Mirage V
Peeters, Willy
ISBN: 9070932288
Verlinden Publications Lier/Belgium 1991 
 Staplebound Softcover 36pp., intext [landscape format] full colour illustrations, and b/white schematic line drawings throughout. Book clean. Staples firm. Leaves clean. Montage-style illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. Presented in an oblong, landscape format, this booklet is a concise, mainly photographic revue of the Belgian Air Force Mirage V. Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003499  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BONE IN ACTION: B-1 Lancer
Drendel, Lou
ISBN: 0897474368
Squadron/Signal Publications Carrollton, Texas 2002 
 Staplebound Oblong Softcover 50pp., centre-spread colour-art [reverse side left blank to suit framing], plus b/white archival halftone plates, schematics and line-drawings throughout. Oblong, landscape format, mostly double-column. Booklet clean, staples firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated [Mariano Rosales and Richard Hudson, with colour by Lou Drendel] limp wrapper trivially edgeworn only. A stand-alone volume [179] in a series, the Rockwell [Boeing North American since 1996] B-1B Lancer, popularly known as the 'Bone' [a derivation of B-One], was veteran of some of the toughest, life-threatening fighting long before it saw combat. This is its story...Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003509  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DANGER UXB: The Remarkable Story of the Disposal of Unexploded Bombs During The Second World War
Jappy, M.J.
ISBN: 0752219383
Channel 4 Books London 2001 1st Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 192pp., unpaginated [8 page], candid and archivally-illustrated, b/white halftone section. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. In September, 1940, after just two weeks of the blitz on Britain, there were more than 3,700 unexpected bombs waiting to be dealt with in London alone, a menace that Military Command had not prepared for...in the early period of World War Two the life expectancy of officers and men of Disposal Units was just 10 weeks, with successes coming at a terrible price. Later followed the insidious, indiscriminate butterfly bombs...A companion to the Channel 4 series of the same name, contents include: Prelims., Intro., 9 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 430g.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 003521  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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KOREAN WAR ACES
Dorr, Robert F./Lake, Jon, et. al.
ISBN: 1855325012
Osprey Publishing London 1995 1st U.K.
 Softcover 96pp., intext [17 page] colour-art section, mostly aircraft profiles. Black/white archival halftone illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, but slightly cocked. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated [Iain Wyllie] card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. A stand-alone volume [4] in the 'Osprey Aircraft Of The Aces' series, depicts the first, virtually all-jet war, the conflict in Korea, which saw F-86 Sabres of the USAF take on the MiG-15s of North Korea and China. In all, 39 F-86 pilots achieved 'Ace's status...Contents include: Props to jets, Enter the MiG, 51st Fighter interceptor Wing, Superior Sabre, Swift Aces & MiG-15, Appendices; USAF Fighter Unites, Colour-plates commentary. Book weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003527  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FIGHTERS OF THE LUFTWAFFE
Dressel, Joachim and Greihl, Manfred
ISBN: 1854091395
Arms and Armour Press London 1993 1st U.K.
 Hardcover and Dustjacket, 4to 160pp., intext, b/white archivally-illustrated half-tone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt titles there-on. Minor bumps on head and heel of backstrip. Montage-style, archivally-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn and 'embellished' with a minor printing imperfection [trade term: catch up] on front flap. "...the combined talents of two leading German aviation historians have produced possibly the ultimate illustrated reference to 'all' German fighter aircraft..." Contents include: Intro., Creation of the German Fighter Force, Single Engine Fighters, ditto Twin, High-Altitude, Night Fighters, Jet Aircraft, Rocket Aircraft, more. Book weight approx. 890g.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 24.31 (AUD)
Book Number: 003755  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MILITARY INTELLIGENCE: A History
Gudgin, Peter
ISBN: 0750918705
Sutton Publishing Stroud, Glousestershire, Great Britain 1999 First Edition
 Hardcover xix, + 236pp., intext tables and unpaginated [16 page], [mostly] archivally-illustrated b/white halftone plates. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. "What is Military Intelligence? Who collects, it, collates it and makes use of the finished product? These and other intriguing questions are clearly explained..." Contents include: List of Plates/Charts, Acks., Abbreviations and Acronyms, Intro., British Military Intelligence to 1919, British Military Intelligence 1919-45, The Cold War: 1946-88, Sources Of Military Intelligence, Covert Intelligence and Counter-Espionage, British Military Deception 1939-45, Conclusion. Appendix: Military Intelligence In Other Countries, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 720g.  Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004311  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WOMEN IN VIETNAM
Steinman, Ron
ISBN: 157500139X
TV Books New York 2000 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 271pp., small, intext story accompaniment, b/white portrait-illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Former owner's details on ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Backstrip bumped on head and heel. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. American women served in various capacities in Vietnam during the period of American involvement in the war. They were mostly nurses, but also they comprised Red Cross, Women's Army Corps, and other government and related agencies. Exact numbers are unknown, as record-keeping at the time did not include a person's gender. This book comprises the collective testimonies of sixteen women who served with honour . . . Book weight approx. 650g.   Very Good/Very Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004703  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CHEATING DEATH: Combat Air Rescues in Vietnam and Laos
Marrett, George J.
ISBN: 0850529727
Leo Cooper (Pen and Sword Books) Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England 2003 1st (British)
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xi, + 225pp., unpaginated (16 page), candidly-illustrated b/white halftone plate section. Intext area map. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally bumped only. The story of United States Air Force air rescue pilots, flying low and slow, at tree-top level, at night, in monsoons, and in point-blank range of enemy guns and missiles...The author, George J. Marrett, flew 188 combat missions in Vietnam...Contents include: Prelims., 16 chapters, Epilogue. Book weight approx. 520g.   Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005037  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TYPE VII U-BOATS
Stern, Robert C.
ISBN: 1860198554
Brockhampton Press  2002 1st Thus, Reprint
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 160pp., intext, b/white archivally-illustrated halftone plates, supported by line-drawings (including schematics). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art (Geoff Shaw), and pictorially-illustrated boards undamaged. Identically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally bumped on head. The story of the Type VII U-Boat, of which over 700 examples were built . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Design Genesis, Physical Characteristics of the System, Weapons & Targeting Systems, Sensor ditto, Countermeasures, Glossary, Appendices (incl. hull numbers tables), Refs., Index. Book weight approx. 700g.  Near Fine/Very Good +
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005641  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DEDUCTIONS FROM THE WORLD WAR
Freytag-Loringhoven, Baron Von
Constable and Co. London 1918 1st U.K.
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) viii, + 176pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm, but faded and bumped. A former owner, obsessed with the sight of his own name, has rubber stamped it throughout, including each textblock edge. Otherwise, leaves lightly acidic (browned). No dustjacket. Written by Russian-born Baron von Freytag-Loringhoven, who, at the age of twenty-one, had joined a Prussian Guard regiment. Penned while the Great War was still in progress, the author was so troubled by the barbarism that he took his own life in 1927. Banned for export from Germany, very few copies breeched the frontier, and translated to English. Contents include: Intro., Author's Foreword, 6 chapters. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005699  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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NAVAL FORCES : International Forum for Maritime Power. No. III/1986. Vol. VII
no author
Monch (UK) Hampshire, England 1986 First Edition
 Softcover 124pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Item clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated soft card cover has a soft corner crease to front panel. 'Naval Forces' was published six times a year, this edition #3 for 1986. Contents include: Editorial (Sir James Eberle), The US Bases in the Philippines, The Spanish Navy after the Referendum, Naval Strategy in the Nuclear Age, US Strategic Sealift, Aeronavale: 75th Anniversary, The Italian Navy in the Mediterranean, US Navy Tactical Aircraft, The Israeli Navy, The United States Navy in the Caribbean, The US Naval Industry, Weyers Warship Documentation. Item weight approx. 440g.   Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010061  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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NAVAL FORCES : International Forum for Maritime Power. No. VI/1985. Vol. VI
no author
Monch (UK) Hampshire, England 1985 First Edition
 Softcover 168pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Item clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, a section with a small, soft corner crease. Illustrated soft card cover negligibly surface scuffed, soft corner crease. 'Naval Forces' was published six times a year, this edition #6 for 1985. Contents include: Editorial (Sir James Eberle), An Interview with Vice-Admiral Sir Derek Reffell, Naval Developments in North Africa, The Pacific and US Naval Policy, Thirty Years of the Federal German Army, Control of the Exclusive Economic Zone, The Lightweight Torpedo, Antennas on Warships, Conventional Submarine Developments, The Royal Naval Equipment Exhibition 1985, Weyers Warship Documentation. Item weight approx. 575g.   Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010063  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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AUSTRALIAN AIR ACES
Hunt, Roger
Horwitz Publications Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1962 First Edition
 Softcover 130pp. Book clean and square. Leaves flecked and acidic (browned) . Art-illustrated card wrapper has a reading crease to front, minimal edgewear and soiled on rear. Stories of Australian air aces from World War One. Book weight approx. 90g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Good
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006355  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TIGER SQUADRON : The Story of 74 Squadron, R.A.F., In Two World Wars
Jones, Wing Commander Ira (’Taffy’)
W.H.Allen London 1954 3rd Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 295pp., b/white, author-portrait (sketch by Cuthbert Orde) frontispiece, plus unpaginated b/white plates (mostly candid) throughout (all called-for plates extant). Book clean and square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. A non-descript inscription, plus a black pen mark on ffep., random foxing splotches, and specks, throughout. Black boards lightly splayed. Backstrip bumped. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket noticeably edgeworn, nipped, with jagged tears, price-clipped, and soiled. The story of one of Britain's greatest fighter squadrons, told by its oldest member, famous air ace, Wing Commander Ira 'Taffy' Jones. The author served in both world wars. Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Book 1/ Builders of the Tradition. Interlude: 1918-1939. Book 2/ Dunkirk and the Battle of Britain. Appendices, Index. Book weight approx. 500g.   Good+/Fair +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 006548  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE END OF THE BEGINNING: From the Siege of Malta to the Allied Victory at El Alamein
Clayton, Tim, and Craig, Phil
ISBN: 074322325X
Free Press New York 2003 First Thus
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xiv, + 368pp., unpaginated b/white illustrated sections, plus intext maps. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title on lightly bumped spine. Leaves clean. Plain boards nominally bumped. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly bumped and creased. Describes the intense struggles in North Africa's Western Desert in 1942, between Rommel's Afrika Corps, and the British Eighth Army, a campaign in which the Australian 9th Division played a significant role. Contents include: Prelims., The Western Desert, May 1942. Chapter 1/ May 25-27, through to Chapter 21/ October 29-November 10. Epilogue, Biblio., more. Index. Book weight approx. 635g.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006952  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE BEACHHEAD COMMANDOS
Hampshire, A. Cecil
ISBN: 0718303199
William Kimber London 1983 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 208pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout, supported by several intext line-drawn maps. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain red boards undamaged. Leaves unmarked. Pictorial, action-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn only. Khaki-clad naval officers and ratings spearheaded the British assault waves in every allied invasion landing during the Second World War. Their work was considered by Force Commanders to be "the most important and dangerous in any landing." Few knew that Royal Naval commandos existed. Outstanding courage, humour, tragedy and disaster; their story, much of it wrung out of former members, is told in this book . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., 20 chapters, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 441g.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 28.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 007252  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A BETTER WAR : The Unexamined Victories and Final Tragedy of America’s Last Years in Vietnam
Sorley, Lewis
ISBN: 0156013096
Harvest Books Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. 2000 First Thus
 Softcover xv, + 507pp., plus 2 x 8 page, b/white photographically illustrated sections. Five b/white maps, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Short, faint black mark to lower textblock edge, otherwise leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper nominally scuffed, small, soft corner crease to front and rear. " . . . the later years of conflict in Vietnam from 1968 to 1975 offer surprises not only about how the war was fought, but also about what was achieved . . . award-winning historian Lewis Sorley sheds brilliant new light on these final years, revising our knowledge of the war and its conclusion . . . Meticulously researched and movingly told . . . " Contents include: Prologue, 23 chapters, Epilogue, Acks., Glossary, Notes, Selected Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 775g.   Very Good +
Price: 19.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007455  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE WEAPONS DETECTIVE : The Inside Story of Australia’s Top Weapons Inspector
Barton, Rod
ISBN: 0975076957
Black Inc/Schwartz Publishing Melbourne, VIC, Australia 2006 First Edition
 Softcover x., + 278pp., plus 8 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. " . . . tells of a professional life replete with adventure, urgency and achievement. From the chaos of Somalia to the inner sanctums of the UN, Barton has more than once been in the eye of the historical storm . . . describes the fascinating chess-game of weapons inspection, with its mixture of detective work, scientific analysis and mind-games . . . reveals an unsung Australian hero and sheds new light on a vital chapter of contemporary history." Includes Foreword, Cast of Characters, Notes, and Index. Book weight approx. 460g.  Very Good +
Price: 17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 007875  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FOCKE-WULF Fw190 & Ta 152 Described Part 2
Shennan, Anthony, and Pentland, Geoffrey
Kookaburra Technical Publications Dandenong, Victoria, Australia 1970 First Edition
 Softcover (Staplebound) 28pp., colour figures, b/white photographic illustrations, diagrams. Booklet clean, square. Staples clean and firm. Tiny spot to one page, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly worn along spine and edges, small mark to inside front cover. Includes short history of the different aicraft, specifications and performance, camouflage and markings. A stand-alone volume in the 'Modellers' Reference Series'. Booklet weight approx. 85g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 24.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 008034  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WAR GAMES : Inside the World of 20th-Century War Reenactors
Thompson, Jenny
ISBN: 1588341283
Smithsonian Books Washington 2004 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xxv, + 341pp., b/white photographic illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Small, fine, shallow score to front panel, otherwise boards undamaged. Short, thin black felt-pen mark to lower-text-block edge, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has corresponding small, fine score. " . . . takes an in-depth look at the odd, and sometimes, offensive world of twentieth-century war reenactors. Telling the stories of the men and women who are passionate about meticulously reproducing the details of World War II Eastern Front combat in the Maryland woods, D-Day in Virginia, and World War I trench warfare in Pennsylvania, author Jenny Thompson analyzes how this particular group of Americans celebrates, remembers, and recreates the violence of war." Contents include: Introduction, 12 chapters, Epilogue, Glossary, Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 640g.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 19.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008300  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WARFARE IN THE AGE OF BONAPARTE
Glover, Michael
Book Club Associates London  
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 255pp., colour frontis plate, plus colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Art-illustrated endpapers. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain maroon boards trivially bumped on foot. Illustrated (Front: Helmet of the Third or Prince of Wales Dragoon Guards c. 1812; Rear: 'The Battle of Borodino', Bulloz), loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn at foot, and along foredge folds, plus sunning to spine. Leaves clean and crisp. The second volume in the Cassell History of Warfare series. " . . . deals with the way in which the armies and navies of the time fought, how they were commanded, how they were (or were not) supplied with food and ammunition, and how they communicated with each other . . . With the aid of specially commissioned maps and artwork and over 130 colour and b/white illustrations, Mr Glover takes a fresh look at one of the most crucial and long-lasting struggles in modern history." Includes Appendix; Chronology of the Wars, 1792-1815, Select Bibliography, and Index. Book weight approx. 870g.   Very Good +/Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008310  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE CHANGI BROWNLOW
Perry, Roland
ISBN: 9780733624643
Hachette Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 2010 First Edition, First Impressio
 Softcover 376pp., 2 x b/white maps. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has soft vertical reading crease to front panel. "In the harshness and brutality of Changi prison a group of Australian POWs dug deep and fought to maintain their spirit in the best way they knew how - Australian Rules Football . . . Together they formed six teams that played a season, culminating in 'Victoria' versus 'the Rest of Australia' - with the Changi Brownlow winner declared before the final game . . . " Contents include: 44 chapters, Notes, Bibliography, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 540g.   Very Good +
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 008323  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MCDONNELL DOUGLAS F/A-18 HORNET. Aerofax Minigraph 25
Miller, Jay
ISBN: 0942548396
Jay Miller/Aerofax Inc. Arlington, Texas, U.S.A. 1988 First Edition
 Softcover (Staplebound) 48pp., pictorially-illustrated throughout; four page centre-spread colour plate section, numerous b/white halftone plates, and fully supported by sectional and cutaway line drawings and tables. Saddle-stitched, staple-bound format. Staples clean and tight. Booklet square and clean. Gloss, pictorial and line illustrated limp wrapper lightly bumped on foredge corners, else very good. Text-block unmarked. A stand-alone title in the 'Aerofax Minigraph' series features the formidable powerhouse aircaft, the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet, the phototype of which rolled out of its facility in St. Louis, Missouri on September 13, 1978. Contents of this title include: Prelims., Program History, Abbrevs. and Acronyms, Operational Service, Foreign Service, Versions, Construction, plus numerous captioned illustrations. Item weight approx. 235g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008632  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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COMBAT AIRCRAFT Since 1945
Wilson, Stewart
ISBN: 1875671501
Aerospace Publications Fyshwick, ACT, Australia 2001 First Edition
 Softcover 145pp., plus Glossary and Index, colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper mildly scuffed. "A comprehensive directory of the world's combat aircraft since 1945 with over 260 entries spanning the technological advances developed over nearly six decades. From the last of the piston engined fighters and bombers, through the early jet age and on to today's highly advanced aircraft, 'Combat Aircraft Since 1945' covers the fighters, bombers, maritime patrol aircraft and helicopter gunships which have fought past battles and will fight those of the future." Book weight approx. 500g.   Very Good +
Price: 17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 008706  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SECRET ARMIES : The Full Story of S.A.S., Delta Force, & Spetsnaz
Adams, James
ISBN: 0091734525
Hutchinson London 1987 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket (vi) + 440pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plate sections (with several very confronting photographs). Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over lightly bumped spine. Plain black boards undamaged. A former owner's name on ffep., else textblock clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, and minimally edgeworn only. A loose chronicle of some of the successes (and sometimes failures) of several of the world's elite special operations forces. Contents include: Prelims., Note, Acks., Introduction, plus 9 other 'Parts', Notes, Definitions, Glossary, Bibliography, Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 675g.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008773  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR [Two Volumes In One]. Volume 2: The Decisive Battles/The Cavalry
[Editor] Theo. F. Rodenbough, et. al.
ISBN: 1555211992
The Blue & Grey Press Secaucus, NJ 1987 
 Quarter Faux-Leather HB & DJ [346] and [336]. Archival, b/w halftone plate illustrations throughout: some candid, some....Book clean, square. Gilt title on faux-leather backstrip. Boards unmarked. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. First published in 1911, reproduced in five double volumes, of which this is Volume 2. The Civil War was the first war in history to be extensively photographed, with thousands of photographs being taken....Contents, Volume 1: Prelims., Grant versus Lee, Simultaneous movements, Closing in, From war to peace, Engagements of the Civil War from May 1864 to May 1865. Volume 2: Intro., Federal cavalry, Confederate cavalry in the East, Morgan's raid, Outposts, Partisan rangers, Cavalry battles, Leaders, Famous charges, Mounting the cavalry of the Union Army, Photographic descriptions. Book weight approx. 1850g. [1.85KG.] * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002996  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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LUFTWAFFE: The Illustrated History of the German Air Force in WW11
Pimlott, Dr. John
ISBN: 1854105442
Aurum Press London 1998 1st Impression
 Illustrated Boards HB & DJ 176pp., intext, b/w, archival, halftone plate illustrations throughout, many never before published. Book clean, trivially cocked. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Montage-style, pictorially illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. The Luftwaffe played an integral part in Hitler's Blitzkrieg strategy in the early years of World War 11, and in later years fought a valiant, but hopeless campaign to prevent allied aircraft bombing German cities, factories and ground forces . . . Contents include: 11 chapters and Index. Footnote: Sadly, soon after completing his work on this book, the author, Dr John Pimlott died, and the book is dedicated to his memory. Book weight approx. 1070g. [1.07KG.] * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003219  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE ILLUSTRATED DIRECTORY OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE
Roberts, Michael
ISBN: 1853610321
Brian Trodd Publishing London 1989 1st U.K.
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 256pp., illustrated throughout, mostly in colour, but several in monochrome, a mix of action and candid illustrations. Book clean and square. Minor bump on head of backstrip, with gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Montage-style, illustrated dustjacket slightly edgeworn only. With an annual budget greater than the gross national product of most nations, reflected in the vast range of aircraft and missiles, the USAF is the most powerful flying operation the world has known. This single reference is a guide to the organization, bases, aircraft, and weapons systems of the USAF, and covers both regular and reserve forces. Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Commands, Bases, Aircraft, Missiles and Space Launchers, Budget fly 1990/91, Appendices. Book weight approx. 1.55KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 003531  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BLOOD AND IRON : The Battle for Kokoda 1942
McAuley, Lex
ISBN: 0091826284
Arrow/Random House Milsons Point, N.S.W., Australia 1992 First Thus
 Softcover 432pp., b/white maps, plus 16 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, a hint of tanning to textblock edges, and several leaves have a soft corner crease. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease to front and rear panels. "Lex McAuley tells the full story of the Kokoda campaign - from the beginning, when an untried force of Australians went to do battle with a Japanese army which had swept aside all before it in its relentless drive through southeast Asia, to the victorious conclusion, with the Australians emerging as victors. The Japanese side of the campaign is also described in some detail." Contents include: 6 chapters, Appendices, Acks and Sources, Footnotes, Bibliography, Index. "LEST WE FORGET". Book weight approx. 325g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010158  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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AIRBORNE IN VIETNAM (Elite Attack Forces Series)
Dunstan, Simon and Sharpe, Michael
ISBN: 9781905573912
Chartwell Books New Jersey, U.S.A. 2007 
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 192pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and crisp. Matt-illustrated boards undamaged. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. A stand-alone volume in the 'Elite Attack Forces' series. "Although the helicopter was used in assault operations in Korea, at Suez, and in Algeria, the concept of helicopter-borne airmobility was not fully realised until the US involvement in South-east Asia. There, two US Army units were at the forefront of bold and imaginative heli-borne assault operations: 1st Air Cavalry (the 'First Team') and 101st Airborne (the 'Screaming Eagles'), whose combat action, weapons and equipment, and tactics are analysed in incredible detail in this highly illustrated book . . . " Contents include: 17 chapters, Refs., Abbs., Index. Book weight approx. 950g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009173  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WORLD WAR TWO AFVs (Armoured Fighting Vehicles) & Self-Propelled Artillery
Forty, George
ISBN: 1855325829
Osprey Automotive London 1996 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 207pp., illustrated throughout: numerous b/white halftone plates, with featured colour and duo-tone plates (photographs sourced from 'Tank Museum' and the private collection of Bob Fleming). Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain green boards undamaged. Text-block pristine. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially shelfworn only. The combatant nations in WW2 built an amazing array of armoured fighting vehicles in addition to tanks. This volume illustrates and details these AFVs . . . Contents include: Prelims., 9 chapters (country by country), Index. Book weight approx. 920g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Near Fine/Very Good +
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009618  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TANK ACTION : From The Great War to the Gulf
Forty, George
ISBN: 9780750904797
BCA, By Arrangement with Alan Sutton Publishing Gloucestershire, England 1995 
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xvi, + 296pp., b/white photographic illustrations, diagrams and maps throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a tiny nick to upper edge, negligible edgewear. " . . . the author looks in detail at forty-two individual low-level battles spanning eighty years of armoured warfare, ranging from the First and Second World Wars to Korea and Vietnam, the Arab-Israeli conflicts and the Gulf War . . . To give the reader the best possible idea of what commanding a tank is all about, the author includes short technical descriptions of the armoured fighting vehicles that took part, the different kinds of terrain over which the actions were fought, and the types of ammunition used." Contents include: List of Illustrations, Drawings, Maps, Introduction, The Tank Commander, 3 'parts', Select Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 1.15 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009964  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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GALLIPOLI
Carlyon, Les
ISBN: 0732910897
Macmillan Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 2001 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 600pp., plus 2 x 16 page, b/white photographically illustrated sections. Illustrated endpapers. Book clean, square,. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly creased at head of spine and front panel only. "The struggle for the Gallipoli Peninsula was dominated by the terrain as much as by the men and steel, and author Les Carlyon makes the battlefields come alive, walking through them and capturing the landscape in a way no other writer has managed. Using a masterly blend of storytelling and scholarship, and an intimate knowledge of the ground itself, he has produced the most definitive account of the campaign yet written and a superbly readable story of one of the defining moments in our history." Contents include: List of Maps, 33 chapters, Endnotes, Select Bibliography, Acks., Index. "LEST WE FORGET". Book weight approx. 1.08 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010054  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BOMBER BOYS : The Ruhr, the Dambusters and Bloody Berlin
Wilson, Kevin
ISBN: 9781407221342
Cassell Military Paperbacks London 2006 First Thus
 Softcover 492pp., two-page b/white map, plus 16 page b/white photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. "In 1943 the RAF began a bombing campaign against Germany, of an intensity new in the history of war . . . Kevin Wilson has interviewed hundreds of former airmen, including the surviving Dambusters, about their daily lives in 1943: the stomach-churning tension of flying repeatedly over hostile territory, the terror of bail out, and the awe at unleashing such devastation. This is the story of the everyday heroism of British and Commonwealth crews . . . " Book weight approx. 330g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010184  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CARRIER : A Century of First-Hand Accounts of Naval Operations in War and Peace
Hood, Jean (Edited by)
ISBN: 9781844861118
Conway London 2010 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 448pp., plus 2 x 8 page, b/white photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain red boards mildly bumped on one lower foredge corner. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. "With its focus on the human aspects of carrier life and naval aviation, this wide-ranging anthology will appeal to veterans and serving personnel, naval historians and enthusiasts." Includes Glossary, Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 880g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010186  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TOBRUK 1941 : Rommel’s Opening Move (Osprey’s Battles of World War II. Book 6)
Latimer, Jon
Hothouse London 2009 
 Hardcover 96pp., colour art illustrations by Jim Laurier, colour maps, b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards very lightly edge bumped only. A stand-alone title in Osprey's 'Battles of World War II' series. Contents include: Origins of The Campaign, Chronology, Opposing Commanders, Opposing Armies, Opposing Plans, The Campaign, Aftermath, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 505g.   Very Good +
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010193  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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IRAQ 1941 : The Anglo-Iraqi War (Osprey’s Battles of World War II. Book 7)
Lyman, Robert
Hothouse London 2009 
 Hardcover 96pp., colour plates by Howard Gerrard, colour maps, b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards very lightly edge bumped only. A stand-alone title in Osprey's 'Battles of World War II' series. Contents include: Origins of The Campaign, Chronology, Opposing Commanders, Opposing Forces, The Seizure of Basra, The Battle for Habbaniya, The Advance of Habforce, The Battles for Falluja and Baghdad, Aftermath, Conclusion, The Battlefield Today, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 505g.   Very Good +
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010194  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CRETE 1941 : Germany’s Lightning Airborn Assault (Osprey’s Battles of World War II. Book 8)
Antill, Peter D.
Hothouse London 2009 
 Hardcover 96pp., colour plates by Howard Gerrard, colour maps, b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards mildly edge bumped. A stand-alone title in Osprey's 'Battles of World War II' series. Contents include: Introduction, Chronology, Opposing Commanders, Opposing Forces, Opposing Plans, The Assault on Crete, Aftermath, The Battlefield Today, Order of Battle, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 505g.   Very Good +
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010195  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PEARL HARBOR 1941 : The Day of Infamy (Osprey’s Battles of World War II. Book 10)
Smith, Carl
Hothouse London 2009 
 Hardcover 96pp., colour art illustrations by Jim Laurier and Adam Hook, b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards undamaged. A stand-alone title in Osprey's 'Battles of World War II' series. Contents include: Introduction, Opposing Commanders, Chronology, The Japanese Plan, The First Wave, The Second Wave, Aftermath, Pearl Harbor Today, Further Reading, Appendices, Index. Book weight approx. 505g.   Very Good +
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010197  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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GUAM 1941 & 1944 : Loss and Reconquest (Osprey’s Battles of World War II. Book 11)
Rottman, Gordon L.
Hothouse London 2009 
 Hardcover 96pp., colour art illustrations by Howard Gerrard, b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards undamaged. A stand-alone title in Osprey's 'Battles of World War II' series. Contents include: Introduction, Chronology, The Fall of Guam, December 1941, The Recapture and Occupation of Guam, 1944, Opposing Plans, Opposing Commanders, Opposing Forces, The Guam Assault, Aftermath, Orders of Battle, The Battlefield Today, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 505g.   Very Good +
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010198  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FRANCE 1940 : Blitzkrieg in the West (Osprey’s Battles of World War II. Book 2)
Shepperd, Alan
Hothouse London 2009 
 Hardcover 96pp., colour art illustrations and maps, b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards edge-bumped at head. A stand-alone title in the 'Osprey's Battles of World War II' series. Contents include: Origins of The Campaign, Chronology, Opposing Commanders, Opposing Plans, Opposing Armies, The Campaign, Conclusion, Further Reading, Index. Book weight approx. 505g.   Very Good +
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010190  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DENMARK AND NORWAY : Hitler’s Boldest Operation (Osprey’s Battles of World War II. Book 3)
Dildy, Douglas C.
Hothouse London 2009 
 Hardcover 96pp., colour art plates by John White, colour maps, b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards very lightly edge bumped. A stand-alone title in Osprey's 'Battles of World War II' series. Contents include: Origins of The Campaign, Chronology, Opposing Plans, Opposing Commanders, Opposing Forces, Orders of Battle, The Campaign, The Aftermath, The Battlefield Today, Further Reading, Index. Please note: Included loose: publisher's folded two-page replacement map - due to a printing error, a duplicated map was included on pages 62 and 63. Book weight approx. 505g.   Very Good +
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010191  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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VIETNAM : A History
Karnow, Stanley
ISBN: 0712600108
Century Publishing London 1984 Reprint
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xiii, + 752pp., b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. A Regional Library stamp, overstamped 'Discarded', to lower copyright page, slight tanning to endpapers, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased, soft corner crease to rear fold-in flap. Stanley Karnow's magnificent book is a comprehensive, fair-minded history of America's war in Vietnam - "an enthralling narrative that clarifies, analyzes, and demystifies this tragic ordeal." Contents include: Preface, 16 chapters, Chronology, Cast of Principal Characters, Notes on Sources, Acks., Photo Credits, Index. Book weight approx. 1.28 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010188  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Forgotten Soldiers: ordinary men whose extraordinary deeds changed history
Moynahan, Brian
ISBN: 9781847244024
Quercus London 2007 First Edition
 Trade Paperback 272pp, index, maps, photos.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320899  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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An Ordinary Soldier. Afghanistan: a ferocious enemy, a bloody conflict, one man’s impossible mission
Beattie, Doug MC with Philip Gomm
ISBN: 9781847373762
Simon & Schuster London 2008 First Edition
 Trade Paperback xviii,317pp, index, maps, photos.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320900  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Kia Ora Coo-ee. the magazine for the Anzacs in the Middle East 1918
Intro by David Kent
ISBN: 0207144575
Cornstalk Sydney 1981 Reprint - First Thus
 Soft Cover Intro + 10 issues of the magazine published between March and December 1918  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320123  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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100 Years of Australians at War
Odgers, George
ISBN: 186302669X
Lansdowne Sydney 1999 First Edition
 Soft Cover 400pp, lots of photos. A revised and updated version of Diggers  Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320897  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Changi Brownlow
Perry, Roland
ISBN: 9780733624643
Hachette Australia Sydney 2010 First Edition
 Large trade Paperback viii,376pp, maps, index, plates Aussie Rules in Changi  Near Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320627  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Gehlen Memoirs.
Gehlen, Reinhard.
ISBN: 0002112930
Collins London 1972 First Edition
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. First UK Edition. 8vo. Cloth, 381pp, b/w pls, vg in dj. Translated by David Irving  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1956  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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IN SEARCH OF BREAKER MORANT Balladist and Bushveldt Carbineer
Margaret Carnegie and Frank Shields
ISBN: 095963651x
Privately Published [authors] Australia 1979 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xi, + 227pp., locality map endpapers. Intext, b/w candid and archival halftone plates, facsimile documents, and cartoon illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Short, nondescript inscription on ffep., minor flecks on head of text-block, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn and abraded, with an addendum sticker affixed to synopsis on front flap. Researched with 'impartiality and thoroughness' unequalled by others; The 'true' story of Henry Harbord 'Breaker' Morant [b. Edwin Henry Murrant, 9 Dec. 1864 Bridgwater, U.K.], his 'demise' in South Africa, and the circumstances surrounding it . . . Contents include: Prelims., The Breaker, War in South Africa, Vengeance, Hunter and hunted, Kitchener of Khartoum, General Courts-Martial, Who are guilty?, Epilogue, Appendices [Documents, sentences and Officers in South Africa, Witton Petition, Ballads by the Breaker, Family Trees], Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 560g.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002812  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Army Australia, An Illustrated History
Odgers, George
Child & Assoc. Sydney 1988 
 Hard Cover 280pp, large 4to, near fine in vg dj.  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 155  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Strategy & Tactics of War
Willmot, Ned & Pimlott, John
London: Marshall Cavendish 1979   
  4to hc in dj. 248pp. 66 coloured photos and 193 b/w. vg/vg.  
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 158  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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To Peking - and Beyond: A Report on the New Asia
Salisbury, Harrison
New York: Quadrangle/New York Times Book Co1973   
  large 8vo, viii, 308pp, includes index and b/w pls., vg in dj.  
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 178  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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THE SHIRT OF NESSUS
Fitz Gibbon, Constantine
Cassell London 1956 First Edition
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. The attempt to assassinate Hitler. 288pp. black & white plates. A very good hardcover in like dustjacket.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4437  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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NIGHT FIGHTER
Rawnsley, C. F and Wright, Robert
Collins London 1957 Grolier book club edition
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Fair. First Edition. 8vo. 383pp, frontisp. + other b&w pls. Cloth bumped and split on one edge else good in poor repaired dustjacket. Foreword by John Cunningham.  Fair/Poor
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9668  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Destroyers. Operation Afrika
Whiting, Charles
ISBN: 0722190832
Sphere London 1974 First Edition
 Mass Market Paperback   Near Fine
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29517  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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RED-ON . . . GO! : A Visual Celebration of the 50th Year of Parachute Training
Davison, Jon
ISBN: 1869824350
Inspired Images Oxford, England 1990 First Edition
 Softcover 87pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease to front and rear panel. "This book is about Military Parachuting, and its launch marks the 50th year of Parachute Training. The RAF Parachute Training School is based at RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, and is where the young Para will obtain his coveted Wings. " 'Red-On...Go!' portrays the various aspects of the School's activities, from ground training to high altitude freefall work." Book weight approx. 491g.   Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010459  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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HALLOWED GROUND : Battlefields of the Civil War
Hunt, Harrison (Text by)
ISBN: 0517184575
Crescent Books United States 1996 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 175pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations by Alan Briere, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain blue boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very mildly edge-creased and surface scuffed only. " . . . gifted photographer Alan Briere takes readers to 17 of the most significant sites of the war, including Fort Sumter, Bull Run, Antietam, Shiloh, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Vicksburg . . . The text by historian Harrison Hunt provides a framework for understanding the Civil War." Book weight approx. 1.23 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.  Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010465  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE WAR DESPATCHES OF KENNETH SLESSOR : Official Australian Correspondent, 1940-1944
Slessor, Kenneth (Edited By Clement Semmler)
ISBN: 0702220760
University of Queensland Press St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 1987 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xi, + 493pp., b/white maps, plus 16 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain maroon boards (gilt title to front panel) mildly edge-rubbed and bumped. Leaves clean, albeit tanned. Several finger marks to gold-coloured endpapers, which have a soft crease to ffep. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly edge-creased, minor indentations, several edge nicks, corner crease to front flap. "Kenneth Slessor - Australia's official war correspondent in World War II - was arguably our finest poet. He was also a dedicated and capable journalist and an elegant prose stylist. His war despatches are a fascinating and memorable record of the daily lives of the men of the AIF and the RAAF with whom he lived for four years . . ." Book weight approx. 1.05 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.  Good +/Good +
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010504  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Defence Force Journal . Gallipoli 75th Anniversary Issue
no author
Canberra: Aust Govt Pub Service 1990   
  small quarto magazine in card covers. A few marks and creases, o/w good. Profusely ills.  
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 541  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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COCKLESHELL HEROES
Phillips, C. E. Lucas
Heinemann London 1956 Reissue
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Good/Poor. Reprint. x,252pp, maps, b&w ills. Hardcover in poor very chipped dustjacket.  Good/Poor
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6378  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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