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Overload D-Day and the Battle for Normandy 1944

By: N/A

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1984

Seller ID: 000661

Condition: Good


BCA edition. Very light soiling and bumping, otherwise in very good condition. View more info

The First Year of the War in Pictures

By: N/A

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Odhams Press:

Seller ID: 001015

Condition: Good


A pictorial narrative of the Second World War covering the origins of the war in general and in detail from Sept 3rd, 1939 to Sept 1st, 1940. b&w photos, drawings and maps on every page. Front and rear endpapers are illustrated with a naval scene in colour. 320pp Book weighs over 1kg, so please ask for postal rates before ordering. View more info

A Treasury of War Poetry: British and American Poems of the World War, 1914-1917

By: Clarke, George Herbeert

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000672

Condition: Fair


Slight shelf wear, minor damage to spine Foxing appearing on the first few pages but otherwise a clean copy View more info

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Selected Contributions from The Fifth Glo'ster Gazette 1915-1919

By: Complied, arranged and edited by Anne Crow

Price: £9.99

Publisher: 2013

Seller ID: 9780956232847

ISBN: 0956232841

Condition: New Book


In March 1915, the Fifth Battalion of the Gloucestershire Regiment, their ranks swollen with volunteers, sailed to france to take their place at the Western Front. Seeking to raise the morale of his troops, Lt. Col. J.H. Collett launched the very first British regimental trench journal, "The Fifth Glos'ter Gazette" This miscellany has been compiled from the soldiers' cartoons, plays, stories, poems and jokes, along with some powerful remarks by the Editor. View more info

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Aspects of Community Life in the Great War

By: David Griffiths, Caroline Meller, Jacqueline Waine

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham, Courtyard Books: 2016

Seller ID: 9780992960339

ISBN: 0992960339

Condition: New Book


This book gives a fascinating glimpse into local Gloucestershire village life during the First World War. View more info

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A Wartime Poetry Journal

By: Effie M Roberts Edited by Phillippa Roberts (her grand daughter)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Fractal Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 9780954962227

ISBN: 0954962222

Condition: New Book


The poems were written during the dark days of the second world war and give a fascinating insight into the life during the war. Her poems reflect her sense of humour and courage during that period. View more info

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Distant and Dangerous Days in Burma and China

By: Elizabeth Tebby Germaine

Price: £8.99

Publisher: Cheltenham, Anona Publications: 2013

Edition: First

Seller ID: 9780992669409

ISBN: 0992669405

Condition: New


Two sisters were working in the midst of political turmoil in the Far East. Both escaped from the terrors of the Japanese invasion in World War 2, Josephine wrote a detailed diary describing the chaos in Burma as thousands of refugees struggled northwars where many perished in jungle clad mountains in 1942. Marian and her young family fled from China taking 6 months to reach England on a difficult and uncertain journey in 1943. A veteran's vivid account of his part in the Burma Campaign 1943 - 45 brings history to life and letters from Independent Burma in 1949 tell of another escape from the... View more info

Combat Aircraft

By: Kershaw, Andrew

Price: £1.00

Publisher: London, Kingfisher Books: 1983

Seller ID: 001352

ISBN: 0862720613

Condition: Good


Illustrated in colour throughout. A guide to the world's leading combat aircraft. Over 70 contemporary aircraft are listed and described. View more info

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The RAF Pathfinders

By: Martyn Chorlton

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Newbury, Countryside Books: 2012

Edition: First

Seller ID: 9781846742019

ISBN: 1846742013

Condition: New


The formation of the Pathfinder force in August 1942 produced a steady but certain change in the fortunes of Bomber Command. During the early years of the war, aerial photographs showed that less than one third of the aircraft were successfully placing their bombs with accuracy. Led by the inspirational and imaginative Don Bennett, Pathfinders were equipped with the best available aircraft, which included the famous Lancaster bomber and later, increasingly, the Mosquito. Martyn Chorlton has written a gripping account of the RAF's Pathfinder squadrons, recalling the often reckless heroism of t... View more info

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Bletchley Park - The Code-Breakers of Station X

By: Michael Smith

Price: £6.99

Publisher: Shire Library: 2013

Seller ID: 9780747812159

ISBN: 0747812152

Condition: New Book


Bletchley Park, known to those who worked there as Station X, was the scene of one of the greatest Allied triumphs of the Second World War. The breaking of the Nazi Enigma cyphers by Britain's wartime code-breakers continues to fascinate, with well over 100,000 people visiting the scene of their successes every year. Bletchley Park provided the intelligence that ensured Allied victories in the Battle of Atlantic, the war in North Africa and, most crucially, the D-Day invasion of Europe, and it was also the birthplace of the modern computer. The code-breakers were led by men like Dilly Knox an... View more info

The Drift to World War 1900 -1914

By: Petrie Charles Sir

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Ernest Benn Ltd: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000626

Condition: Fair


b&w photographs, clean and sound in pictorial d/w in a protectoive plastic cover. Benn's Twentieth-Century Histories. In 1900 Europe was still the centre of the universe. By tracing the tensions and rivalries between the great empires which dominated the world' View more info

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The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (Battle of Britain 70 Years on)

By: Richard Winslade

Price: £14.99

Publisher: The History Press Ltd: 2010

Seller ID: 9780752456515

ISBN: 0752456512

Condition: New Book


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The Battle of Britain (Battle of Britain 70 Years on)

By: Roy Conyers Nesbit

Price: £16.99

Publisher: The History Press: 2010

Seller ID: 9780752456522

ISBN: 0752456520

Condition: New Book


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Rommel

By: Young Desmond

Price: £1.50

Publisher: London, Colliins: 1950

Seller ID: 001224

Condition: Poor


With illustrations, maps and photographs Top edge has shelf dust View more info