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Image for Wartime: Official Magazine of The Australian War Memorial (Issue 31)

Wartime: Official Magazine of The Australian War Memorial (Issue 31)

By: Nichols, Robert (ed)

Price: $5.50

Publisher: South Melbourne, Australia, Nuance Multimedia Australia P/L: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR98

Condition: Good


Magazine style binding, first edition, 225 gms, 73 pages. This is Issue 31 and includes stories on: dropping the bomb; the last raid of WW2; and reflections on the Second World War. Magazine is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and some moderate water damage, 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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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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Broome and the Pearl Coast

By: Phil Bonser Research and Presentation Pty Ltd

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australian City Properties Limited: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST43

ISBN: 0731635388

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 188gms, 40 pages. Contents includes: introduction; early days; pearling history; WW2; industry today; attractions; tours & activities;and accommodation & restaurants. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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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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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World War II: Behind Closed Doors - Stalin, The Nazis and The West

By: Rees, Laurence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, BBC Books: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO194

ISBN: 184607794X

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 336gms, 442 pages. When do you think the Second World War ended? In this book, Rees provides an intimate history of the West's dealings with Stalin. It will make you rethink what you believe about World War II. 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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Horror in the East (From the Acclaimed BBC TV Series)

By: Rees, Laurence

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, BBC Worldwide Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO142

ISBN: 0563534265

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 488gms, 160 pages, white endpapers. This book focuses on the atrocities committed by Japanese soldiers in World War II. In this incisive but accessible study, Laurence Rees confronts one of the most dramatic and important historical questions of the 20th century - why did Japanese soldiers commit such monstrous acts of violence against Chinese civilians and allied prisoners of war? Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good cond... View more info

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Colditz - The Full Story: Pan Grand Strategy Series

By: Reid, P. R. (Major)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Pan Books: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: WARTWO31

ISBN: 0330454668

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first thus, 288gms, 346 pages. This is the definitive account of the experiences of seven European nationalities as well as those of the Commonwealth and the USA, inside the apparently impregnable fortress of Colditz Castle. 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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Prisoner of War: Voices From Captivity During the Second World War

By: Rollings, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Ebury Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO216

ISBN: 0091910072

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 678gms, 392 pages, map endpapers. Rich with incident and emotion, Prisoner of War is a compelling look at the lives of extraordinary individuals behind the wire, told in the words of those who were there. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Deadly Secrets: The Singapore Raids 1942-45

By: Silver, Lynette Ramsay

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Binda, NSW, Australia, Sally Milner Publishing Pty Ltd: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO213

ISBN: 1863514104

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 1115gms, 464 pages. This book tells the story of Operation Haywick and Operation Rimau in 1942, revealing a number of deadly secrets, and giving an insight into the world of covert operations, partly told through the eyes of Denis Emerson-Elliott, a British secret service agent closely associated with both missions. 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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Escapes and Incursions: Sabah 1942-45

By: Smith, Kevin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Armidale, NSW, Australia, K. R. & H. Smith: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO102

ISBN: 0646457055

Condition: Fair


Softcover, first edition, 782gms, 392 pages. This book tells in close detail the stories of the perilous adventures and dreadful ordeals of 90 attempted escapes, some successful, by desperate Australian prisoners of war in Borneo 1942 - 1945. Book is in fair condition with moderate age-related general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book shows some minor water damage to the wraps and some of the pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. This is a reading copy only. View more info

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Station X- The Codebreakers of Bletchley Park: Pan Grand Strategy Series

By: Smith, Michael

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Pan Books: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: WARTWO32

ISBN: 0330454684

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first thus, 174gms, 216 pages. This is the story of the Bletchley Park code breakers whose task was to break the ingenious Enigma machine cypher used for German high level communciation. 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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Island Fighting: World War II

By: Steinberg, Rafael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Time-Life Books: 1981

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: WARTWO71

Condition: Good


Hardcover with pictorial boards, not issued with dust jacket, third printing, 1040gms, 208 pages, black endpapers. Contents includes: operation shoestring; treadmill in Papua; up the Soloman ladder; lessons in atoll warfare; MacArthur's road back; and blood, sand and coral. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are also in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

Image for Escape, Evasion and Revenge: The True Story of a German-Jewish RAF Pilot Who Bombed Berlin and Became a POW

Escape, Evasion and Revenge: The True Story of a German-Jewish RAF Pilot Who Bombed Berlin and Became a POW

By: Stevens, Marc H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: South Yorkshire, England, Pen & Sword Books Ltd: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO217

ISBN: 184884106X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 578gms, 223 pages, white endpapers. This is the story of a heavily conflicted young man, alone in a world that is in the midst of destruction. He is afforded an opportunity to help his persecuted people obtain a small measure of revenge. It is at once a sad yet uplifting tale of thankless and unheralded heroism. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other... View more info

Innocents Abroad: The Story of British Child Evacuees in Australia, 1940-45

By: Stokes, Edward

Price: $12.00

Publisher: St Leonards, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS49

ISBN: 1863735291

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 550gms, 230 pages. This is the moving story of the children evacuated from Britain to Australia in WW2. It explores the legacy of evacuation: unhappy homecomings and unsettled lives for some, and for others, opportunities and sucess they not have otherwise experienced. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Pearl Harbor: The Way It Was - December 7, 1941

By: Stone, Scott C. S.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Hawaii, USA, Island Heritage: 1987

Edition: Twelfth Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO137

ISBN: 089610088X

Condition: Good


Softcover, twelfth edition, 194gms, 64 pages. 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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Empires on the Pacific: World War II and the Struggle for the Master of Asia

By: Thompson, Robert Smith

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, The Perseus Press Ltd.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO152

ISBN: 1903985161

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 858gms, 434 pages, dark grey endpapers. This recasting of the Asian conflict profoundly alters our understanding of World War II in the Pacific and of what followed in the Korean War and the war in Vietnam. 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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Hour of the Women, The: Based on An Oral Narrative By Libussa Fritz-Krockow

By: von Krockow, Christian; and Winston, Krishna (translated by)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, England, Faber and Faber Limited: 1992

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: BIOEUR58

ISBN: 0571143202

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first UK edition, 474gms, 214 pages. Like a German Scarlett O'Hara, Countess Libussa Fritz-Krockow is forced to live by her wits to survive the harrowing final days of the Third Reich. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, creasing and a few very small nicks, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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When Tigers Fight: The Story of the Sino-Japanese War 1937-1945

By: Wilson, Dick

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, England, Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO222

ISBN: 0091457106

Condition: Good


Hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 496gms, 269 pages, blank endpapers. In this account of the Sino-Japanese War, Dick Wilson traces the ebb and flow of the battle lines as the Japanese invaders vainly sought a decisive victory over their old enemy. This was the war which saw the horrifying Rape of Nanjin as well as countless cases of heroism and valour on both sides. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket has been stuck... View more info