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Task Force: The Inside Story of the Ships and Heroes of the Royal Navy

By: Parker, John

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, England, Bounty Books: 2005

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: WARSEA32

ISBN: 0753712962

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 692gms, 376pgs, blank endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Luftwaffe, The (1933-1945): The Essential Facts and Figures for Goring's Air Force - World War II Data Book

By: Pavelec, S. Mike

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Amber Books Ltd: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARAIR16

ISBN: 1907446095

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 838gms, 192 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book reveals the workings of the German air force through its command structure, resources, production figures, recruitment and training. Broken down by key campaigns and subject areas, the book includes reference tables, diagrams, colour maps and charts, presenting all the core data in easy-to-follow formats. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in very good condition with only very mild shelf wear, ... View more info

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Classic Warplanes: North American F-86 Sabre

By: Peacock, Lindsay

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand, Golden Press Pty Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARAIR29

ISBN: 0861015371

Condition: Very Good


Laminated pictorial boards, no dust jacket, First Edition, 300gms, 46 pages. This detailed account charts the history, development and operational career of the North American F-86 Sabre, complete with over 75 photographs, full-coloured artworks, performance tables and technical diagrams. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more, than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in sto... View more info

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KAL 007: The Cover-Up

By: Pearson, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Simon & Schuster, Inc: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR37

ISBN: 0671557165

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red and black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 700gms, 462 pages, blank endpapers. In this explosive book David Pearson presents important new evidence that challenges both the government version and the accident theory of a number of writers including Seymour Hersh (in regards to the shooting down of the Korean Air Lines Flight 007 by the Soviet Union in 1983). Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild discolouration to some pages. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture... View more info

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War Movies

By: Perlmutter, Tom

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, Castle Books: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000298

ISBN: 0890090009

Condition: Fair


Ringbound softcover book with stiff pictorial card, first edition, 158pp, weighs 1370gms. This profusely illustrated book includes the following contents: movies of the first world war; propaganda movies; the movie industry goes to war; war factory; faces of war; newsreels and documentaries; anti-war movies; the experience of defeat; special effects; and blockbusters. Book is in fair condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Small pencil inscription on inside front page, some minor external damage (scuffing/scratching/curling)... View more info

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War Machines: Sea - From Phoenician Galleys to Polaris Submarines

By: Perlmutter, Tom (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Octopus Books Limited: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000822

ISBN: 0706404157

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue pictorial boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 814gms, 140 pages, illustrated endpapers. This is a story that begins with boats made from papyrus and ends with Polaris and today's nuclear powered ships. This superbly illustrated book presents a visual catalogue in words and pictures of the world's sea weaponry. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and very mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Desert Warfare: From Its Roman Origins to the Gulf Conflict

By: Perrett, Bryan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Northamptonshire, UK, Patrick Stevens Ltd: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR58

ISBN: 0850599172

Condition: Good


Hardcover, first edition , 810g, 224pgs. Throughout history deserts have provided the most inhospitable background to major battles around the world. From Roman times, through the Crusades, the Great War, Second World War, to the Gulf conflicts, this book looks at tactics and battles that have taken place in the desert arena. Illustrated. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket has plastic cover and mild shelf marks, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you ... View more info

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Cockleshell Heroes: Pan Grand Strategy Series

By: Phillips, C. E. Lucas

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Pan Books: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: WARTWO22

ISBN: 0330454692

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first thus, 196gms, 236 pages. This is the story of ten royal marines who launched a daring attack by canoe on enemy shipping lying in the docks of Bordeaux - a hazardous and successful offensive where only two survived. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Pictorial History of Military Aircraft

By: Pimlott, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Bison Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000012

ISBN: 0861243897

Condition: Very Good


Hard Cover with black boards and DJ, hundreds of colour & b&w photographs, large and awkward shaped book that may require additional postage. Traces the history of military flying from the fragile grace of the early biplanes to the awesome power and stunning capabilities of today's jet warplanes. This is a very good tight copy, DJ jas two very small tears but is otherwise as new, some page spotting on first double page, but otherwise no page markings, plus some general shelf wear to boards. View more info

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Vietnam: The History and the Tactics

By: Pimlott, John (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Orbis Publishing Limited: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARVIE40

ISBN: 0856134716

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 854gms, 128 pages. Using more than 200 illustrations, this book illustrates how and why Indochina has been torn apart by more than 30 years of incessant warfare. Book is in good with minor general wear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen marking from a previous owner on the inside back of the front cover. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear, Dust jacket shos moderate creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Hidden Chapters, The: Untold Stories of Australian at War in the Pacific

By: Piper, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Carlton, VIC, Australia, Pagemasters Pty Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO215

ISBN: 1875575227

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 334gms, 153 pages. This unique collection describes the drama and tragedy of incidents that occurred on Australia's doorstep and in many cases, on our shores. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Asian Tragedy, An: Conflict in Indochina

By: Pollock, Alan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR144

ISBN: 0195531779

Condition: Fair to Good


Softcover, first edition, 348g, 123pgs. Looks at the early history of the Indochina region, colonisation by the French and how this stimulated the growth of nationalism, particularly in Vietnam. Book is in fair to good condition with moderate general wear and tear. The book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Book has been covered in clear plastic and stuck to covers for protection, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Hitler and His Secret Partners: Contributions, Loot and Rewards, 1933-1945

By: Pool, James

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Pocket Books: 1997

Edition: First Pocket Books Printing

Seller ID: HISEUR126

ISBN: 0671760815

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first Pocket Books printing, 564gms, 415 pages. A thoroughly documented account of a controversial subject, this book is the definitive study of the calculation, exploitation and greed at the heart of the Third Reich. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Eyewitness in Vietnam

By: Portisch, Hugo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Bodley Head Ltd, The: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARVIE13

Condition: Good


Hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 200gms, 126 pages, and blank endpapers. Hugo Portisch has made another extensive journey in the Far East, much of his time was spent in Vietnam and it is his observations in that war-torn country which are contained in this book. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, previous owners name on front endpaper, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if y... View more info

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Devil's Birthday, The: The Bridges to Arnhem 1944

By: Powell, Geoffrey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Macquarie Publishers Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO37

ISBN: 0333397487

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Paper Edition, 350gms, 276 pages. Operation 'Market Garden': 17 September, 1944; British and American Parachutists and glider-borne troops land in German-occupied Holland; at the same time XXX Corps' tanks spearhead a sixty-mile dash along 'Hell's Highway' to link up with the heavily outnumbered airborne forces. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to pages, message to previous owner inside front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined po... View more info

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Submarines

By: Preston, Antony

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, England, Bison Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000811

ISBN: 086124043X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 1100gms, 192 pages. This book is a carefully researched and entertainingly written account of the role of this remarkable craft in military and scientific history. It is lavishly illustrated with over 200 photographs and technical drawings. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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U-Boats

By: Preston, Antony

Price: $23.00

Publisher: London, England, AP Publishing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000814

ISBN: 0868270172

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1080gms, 192 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book is the first large-format, illustrated history of U-Boats. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Submarines: The History and Evolution of Underwater Fighting Vessels

By: Preston, Antony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Octopus Books Limited: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000815

ISBN: 0706404297

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 874gms, 124 pages. This book traces the evolution of the submarine from its early beginnings as early as 1578 to the present. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Illustrated History of the Navies of World War II, An

By: Preston, Antony

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, UK, Hamlyn Publishing Group: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO106

ISBN: 0600365697

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 1260g, 224pgs, maps on endpapers. A comprehensive guide to the Navies and naval operations of World War II. Book is in good condition with mild general wear ad tear, dust jacket is in fair to good condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Decisive Battles of Hitler's War

By: Preston, Antony (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dee Why West, NSW, Australia, Summit Books: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000910

ISBN: 0727101277

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1355gms, 256 pages, illustrated endpapers. this book concentrates on the decisive engagements of Hitler's War: the war in Europe, Russia, North Africa and the Atlantic, where crucial battles were waged on land and sea and in the air. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and only mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info