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ARMY Australia: An Illustrated History

By: Odgers, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Frenchs Forest, Australia, Child & Associates Publishing Pty Ltd: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARLAN1

ISBN: 0867770619

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards replicated on the dust jacket, First Edition, 1,600gms, 280 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. Army Australia: An Illustrated History is the fascinating account of the vital role played by the Army in the military defence of Australia both in this country and in wars beyond our shores. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, message to previous owner on first page. Dust jacket is in fair condition with mild shelf wear, several tears with the longest being approximately 1 inch long, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Diggers: The Australian Army, Navy and Air Force in Eleven Wars: From 1860 to 1994

By: Odgers, George

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Lansdowne Publishing: 1995

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS78

ISBN: 1863023852

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards replicated on the dust jacket, second edition, 1,800gms, 544 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This book is a tribute to the service men and women of the past and the warriors and peacekeepers of the present in the Australian Army, Navy and Air Force. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Air War Against Japan 1943-1945 (Volume II): Australia in the War of 1939-1945 (Series 3 - Air)

By: Odgers, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canberra, ACT, Australia, Australian War Memorial: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO199

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 958gms, 533 pages. Book is in good condition with minor age-related general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with moderate shelf wear. Dust jacket has been covered in clear protective plastic and stuck to boards/dj. Dust jacket has been price clipped. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside back of the front board, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Assassin's Gate, The: America in Iraq

By: Packer, George

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Faber and Faber Limited: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: WAR140

ISBN: 057123044X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first thus, 414gms, 481 pages plus reading group notes. This book recounts how the United States set about changing the history of the Middle East and became ensnared in a guerilla war in Iraq. It brings to life the people and ideas that created the Bush administration's war policy and led America to the Assassin's Gate - the main point of entry into the American zone in Baghdad. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Codename Mule: Fighting the Secret War in Laos for the CIA

By: Parker, James. E. Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bangkok, Thailand, White Lotus Co., Ltd: 1997

Edition: Paperback Edition

Seller ID: WAR14

ISBN: 9748434052

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, Paperback Edition, 325gms, 193 pages. The largest paramilitary operation ever carried out by the CIA, it was a war Americans never heard about, But now Parker, with the CIA's approval, reveals the details and captures the esprit de corps of the American case officers and pilots and their special bond with the Hmong warriors and their families. Book is in very good condition with no visible general wear and tear, some sticky residue from sticker on back cover, stamp from previous bookseller on title page, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. Attached picture is of actual book. Purch... View more info

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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 s... 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 pic... View more info

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Aircraft of the RAAF 1921-71 (Jubilee Issue)

By: Pentland, Geoffrey; and Malone, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Kookaburra Technical Publications: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARAIR63

Condition: Good


Large hardcover with maroon endpapers and pictorical dust jacket, first edition, 884gms, 147 pages, white endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with moderate shelf wear, chipping and a few small tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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 i... View more info