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Swordfish: The Story of the Taranto Raid

By: Wragg, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Cassell & Co: 2004

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO23

ISBN: 030436682

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, Second Edition, 225gms, 240 pages. On the night of 11 November 1940 twenty-one obsolete 'Swordfish' biplanes took off, launched from HMS Illustrious. Book is in very good condition with no visible general wear and tear, previous seller's sticker on back cover, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. 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 u... View more info

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Hell of a Way To Die, A: Tarawa Atoll (20-23 November 1943)

By: Wright, Derrick

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, England, Windrow & Greene Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO16

ISBN: 1859150284

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 474gms, 160 pages. This compelling account of one of the most savage battles of World War II draws upon the vivid memories of Marine veterans of those 76 terrible hours of close-quarter fighting. It is supported by photographs, drawings, detailed maps and appendices. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only light shelf wear,... View more info

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World At Arms, The: The Reader's Digest Illustrated History of World War II

By: Wright, Michael (ed)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, The Reader's Digest Association Limited: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO169

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with gold stamping, not issued with dust jacket, reprint with amendments, 1795gms, 480 pages, illustrated endpapers. Contents includes: the Reich rampant; the Japanese juggernaut; the people's war; the tide turns; sun sets in the East; victory and aftermath; and references. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and are also in very good condition with only light shelf wear, other... View more info

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Hitler: War Leader Book No 1 (The Pan/Ballantine Illustrated History of World War II)

By: Wykes, Alan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Ballantine Books: 1973

Edition: First Pan/Ballantine Printing

Seller ID: WARTWO124

ISBN: 034509767X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first Pan/Ballantine printing, 230gms, 160 pages. Another instalment in the Pan/Ballantine Illustrated History of World War II series. This is book number 1 in the war leader set. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration. Cover shows some creasing and scufiing and spine shows light fading, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Victors, The

By: Young, Brigadier Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, AP Publishing Pty Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR56

ISBN: 0868270806

Condition: Fair to Good


Hardcover, first edition, over 1kg, 356pgs. Describes 16 battles in which the most famous generals in modern history made their reputations. Illustrated. Book is in fair to good condition with mild general wear and tear and pen inscription on inside of cover that has been liduid-papered out, dust jacket has a small tear (less than 1") and mild shelf marks, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save mone... View more info

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World War II

By: Young, Peter (Brigadier)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Bison Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO3

ISBN: 0861241320

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 1515gms, 249 pages plus index. This is an abridged edition of Brigadier Peter Young's modern classic, "World War 1939-45", illustrated with over 400 photographs, maps, technical illustrations and tabular data, with some 100 illustrations in colour. 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 ... View more info

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Rising Sun, The

By: Zich, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alexandria, USA, Time-life Books Inc.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO60

Condition: Good


Laminated pictorial boards, no dust jacket, First Edition, 975gms, 208 pages, black coloured endpapers. The Rising Sun is a history of the war in Asia. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Internal spine is becoming loose. Front board shows small tear and mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Please see listings for other books in this series. Purchase m... View more info

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Personal Diary of Admiral The Lord Louis Mountbatten: Supreme Allied Commander South-East Asia (1943-1946)

By: Ziegler, Philip (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Collins: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001327

ISBN: 0002176076

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 954gms, 357 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear. There is a small stamp on the bottom edge of pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info