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Image for War in Pictures, The: First Year

War in Pictures, The: First Year

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, England, Odhams Press Limited:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: WARTWO170

Condition: Fair to Good


Hardcover, edition not stated (assumed first edition), no printed date, 780gms, 255 pages, red endpapers. A pictorial history of the first year of World War II. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Boards are in good condition with mild scuffing and foxing to edges, spine and corners Inside front endpaper shows a small pen marking from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. A solid copy with no spinal damage. View more info

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War in Pictures, The: Third Year

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Odhams Press Limited:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: WARTWO172

Condition: Fair to Good


Hardcover, edition not stated, no printed date, 770gms, 256 pages, red endpapers. A pictorial history of the third year of World War II. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Boards are in good condition with mild scuffing and foxing to edges, spine and corners. Inside front endpaper shows a small pen marking from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. A solid copy with no spinal damage. View more info

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War in Pictures, The: Second Year

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Odhams Press Limited:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: WARTWO171

Condition: Fair to Good


Hardcover, edition not stated, no printed dates, 770gms, 256 pages, red endpapers. A pictorial history of the second year of World War II. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Boards are in good condition with mild scuffing and foxing to edges, spine and corners. Inside front endpaper shows a small pen marking from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. A solid copy with no spinal damage. View more info

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War in Pictures, The: Sixth Year

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Odhams Press Limited:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: WARTWO174

Condition: Fair to Good


Hardcover, edition not stated, 770gms, 256 pages, red endpapers. A pictorial history of the sixth year of World War II. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Boards are in good condition with mild scuffing and foxing to edges, spine and corners. Inside front endpaper shows a small pen marking from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. A solid copy with no spinal damage. View more info

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Australia In World War II: Australian Knowledge (#9)

By: N/A

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Australian Knowledge: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EDUHIS11

ISBN: 0864350082

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 100g, 16pgs. This is issue #9 of the Australian Knowledge project series distributed through Australian newsagencies. This particular one covers Australia's involvement in World War II and would be useful for students and teachers alike. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Prisoners of War: From Gallipoli to Korea

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Viking: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR158

ISBN: 0670903086

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1370gms, 599 pages, grey/blue endpapers. In this book, Patsy Adam-Smith uses dozens of interviews with former POWs to repaint the image to show the strength and courage of Australians taken prisoner in World War I, World War II and the Korean 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 condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Himmler's Secret War: The Covert Peace Negotiations of Heinrich Himmler

By: Allen, Martin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Carroll & Graf Publishers: 2006

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO181

ISBN: 0786717084

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black and red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first US edition, 634gms, 302 pages. An intriguing look at the last two years of the Third Reich, Heinrich Himmler's covert attempt at peace, and Churchill's elaborate ruse to use him against the Nazi High Command. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Inside front endpaper has been removed. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket has been covered in clear contact and stuck to boards, otherwise no other pre-loved mar... View more info

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History of the U.S. Air Force, The

By: Anderton, David A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000014

ISBN: 0600349853

Condition: Very Good


Hard Cover, blue boards, DJ, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall, 255pp incl. index, hundreds of b&w/colour photographs. This book chronicles the events of the U.S. Air Force from its earliest days as a balloon unit during the Civil War to its current tenuous foothold on the doorstep of space. World War I, World War II, Korea, the Cold War, Cuba and Vietnam are all featured. This is a very good solid copy, binding is tight, pages are unmarked, DJ has one tiny tear and some shelf wear at edges. View more info

Image for Okinawa: The Last Battle - The War in the Pacific (United States Army in World War II)

Okinawa: The Last Battle - The War in the Pacific (United States Army in World War II)

By: Appleman, Roy E.; Burns, James M.; Gugeler, Russell A.; and Stevens, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, BBD Special Editions:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO205

ISBN: 0792458591

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, undated (circa 1993), 1150gms, 529 pages, blank endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Page edges show moderate to heavy discolouration. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

Image for Cowra: Teruhiko Asada's First-Person Account of 'The Night of a Thousand Suicides'

Cowra: Teruhiko Asada's First-Person Account of 'The Night of a Thousand Suicides'

By: Asada, Teruhiko

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO34

ISBN: 0207151830

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 100gms, 125 pages. Early in the morning of August 5, 1944, a thousand Japanese POWs launched a desperate charge at the machine-gun posts and barbed wire surrounding their compound at Cowra, NSW. The break-out was doomed to fail with 230 men killed and more than 350 injured in what must be seen as a mass suicide attempt. This book addresses the question - why did it happen - through Teruhiko Asada's compelling first person account. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Graveyards of the Pacific: From Pearl Harbor to Bikini Atoll

By: Ballard, Robert D.; and Morgan, Michael Hamilton

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., USA, National Geographic Society: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA1000

ISBN: 0792263669

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1460gms, 255pgs, brown endpapers. Join renowned undersea explorer Robert Ballard as he revisits the pivtoal Pacific naval battles of World War II in this lavishly illustrated volume that combines meticulous history with state-of-the-art oceanography. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with light shelf wear and scuffing to corners and edges. There is a small pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside front endpaper, otherwise no other... View more info

Image for Case to Answer, A: The Story of Australia's First European War Crimes Prosecution

Case to Answer, A: The Story of Australia's First European War Crimes Prosecution

By: Bevan, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Kent Town, Australia, Wakefield Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO207

ISBN: 1862543232

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 308gms, 264 pages. This is a compelling courtroom drama. David Bevan describes the events that led to Polyukhovich's arrest, his near fatal shooting, and the extraordinary manoeuvrings as Australia's legal system is tested to the limit. 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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Laughing Gunner and Selected War Stories

By: Bingham, Geoffrey C.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Blackwood, SA, Australia, Troubadour Press Inc.: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO186

ISBN: 1875653023

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 376gms, 319 pages. These short war stories, mainly of action in the Malayan campaign of World War II and of the Japanese Prison Camps, vividly depict the lives of soldiers under the stress of action, and those those subjected to the remoreseless grindstone of captivity and lingering death. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Blitzed! The Battle of France May-June 1940

By: Bingham, Victor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Surrey, England, Air Research Publications: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO190

ISBN: 1871187079

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 548gms, 249 pages. The Battle of France was a battle lost for the RAF. It's men had been 'Blitzed' but were not beaten. This is their story. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only mild shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Battle of Britain: A Day-By-Day Chronicle (10 July 1940 to 31 October 1940)

By: Bishop, Patrick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Quercus: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO202

ISBN: 1847249841

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1410gms, 391 pages, illustrated endpapers. This is the definitive account of 20th century Britain's 'finest hour' from a master of popular historical narrative. 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. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

Image for Changi Photographer: George Aspinall's Record of Captivity

Changi Photographer: George Aspinall's Record of Captivity

By: Bowden, Tim

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Sun Books: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: WARTWO133

ISBN: 0725105801

Condition: Good


Softcover, first thus, 412gms, 144 pages. George Aspinall took secret photographs in the Changi area, and of the appalling Thai/Burma railway at great personal risk and processing them on the spot using smuggled chemicals. The ingenuity and resourcefulness of this teenage Australian private soldier have resulted in a unique visual diary of captivity. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page. External corners are bumped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Prologue to a War: The Navy's Part in the Narvik Campaign

By: Brookes, Ewart

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England, Jarrolds Publishers: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001051

Condition: Fair


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, ex-library book, 452gms, 192 pages. This is the full account of the Navy's part in this crucial World War II campaign. Book is in fair condition with heavy general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket is in fair condition with only heavy shelf wear. DJ has been covered in plastic and taped to boards. This is an ex-library book that has been well read and shows the appropriate stampings and markings that library books do. This is a reading copy only. View more info

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German Warplanes of World War II

By: Chant, Chris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kent, England, Spellmount Limited: 2001

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: WARAIR3

ISBN: 1862271283

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 928gms, 176 pages. This revised edition includes a complete list of German wartime units. 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. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. Book weighs almost 1kg and may incur additional postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 20,000 books in ... View more info

Image for Allied Bombers 1939-1945: The Essential Aircraft Identification Guide

Allied Bombers 1939-1945: The Essential Aircraft Identification Guide

By: Chant, Chris

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, England, Amber Books Ltd: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARAIR18

ISBN: 1905704704

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 826gms, 192 pages, illustrated endpapers. This is a highly illustrated guide to Allied bomber aircraft during World War II in the European theatre. Featuring all the main models flown from 1939 to 1945, the book offers a wealth of detail, including unit markings, unit organisation, numbers of aircraft flown by campaign and exhaustive specifications for each model. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwi... View more info

Image for Aviation: An Illustrated History

Aviation: An Illustrated History

By: Chant, Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Orbis Publishing Limited: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 000016

ISBN: 0856135194

Condition: Very Good


Second/Revised Edition, Hardcover, DJ with blue boards, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall, 352pp incl. index, heavy weight, 150 colour/330 b&w illustrations plus 25 drawings. Contents includes: The Wrights brother's achievement; The early machines; 1909: The year of Rheims; Higher and Faster; World War 1; Postwar retrenchment; New technology; The Schneider trophy; The distance flights; Birth of the airliner; Preparations for war; World War II; The jet age; The helicopter; The civil aviation boom; The future; and Index to aircraft.This is a very good tight copy, DJ is in great condition with o... View more info