WORLD WAR II including -SOE – Resistance – Espionage – Air – Sea –

OPERATION HEARTBREAK – Duff Cooper

OPERATION HEARTBREAK by Duff Cooper

Pan 1953 1st “The Story that is linked with one of the most astounding Secrets of the War” Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£5.00

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THE NAVAL WAR IN THE PACIFIC : ON TO TOKYO by Trevor Nevitt Dupuy

Edmund Ward LONDON 1966 1st 90 pages well illustrated book vg dj vg Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£5.00

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THE AIR WAR IN THE PACIFIC: VICTORY IN THE AIR by Trevor Nevitt Dupuy Col. U S Army Ret

Edmund Ward LONDON 1966 90 pages well illustrated book near fine dj near fine unclipped. Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£5.00

His Majesty’s Minesweepers

His Majesty’s Minesweepers

HMSO publication 1943 64 pages very well illustrated. Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£4.00

MOONDROP TO GASCONY – Anne-Marie Walters

MOONDROP TO GASCONY by Anne-Marie Walters

Pan 1st vg+ “Englishwoman’s Adventures as a Secret Agent. Woodman cover art Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£6.00

MOONDROP TO GASCONY – Anne-Marie Walters

MOONDROP TO GASCONY – Anne-Marie Walters

Pan reprint with Walton Cover Art vg++ MOONDROP TO GASCONY – Anne-Marie Walters

£6.00

Of Their Own Choice – Capt. Peter Churchill D.S.O.

Of Their Own Choice – Capt. Peter Churchill D.S.O.

Corgi 1955 1st vg Of Their Own Choice was the first of three books describing his wartime experience in the French section of the Special Operations Executive. He describes his initial training at Warnborough Manor, near Guildford, in sabotage, Morse code, use of firearms, bridge demolition, and French military drill; and then to the Scottish Highlands near Mallaig, for map reading, orienteering, weapons and explosives training, close combat, and physical training; and then parachute training at Ringway near Manchester. The final training was at the Finishing School at Beaulieu Abbey in the New Forest where he learnt railway sabotage, inconspicuous behaviour, codes, cover stories, how to build up networks, and how to behave under interrogation. Of 14 people who began the training, Churchill was one of only three who graduated. He was assigned to the French Section in June 1941, and given his French identity card with a false identity. His first mission was to be infiltrated into the French Riviera by submarine in order to inspect three SOE networks in Antibes, Marseille and Lyons, evaluate their strengths weaknesses, assess their needs, and give them instructions. He was also to provide them with funds to continue their work. He was assisted by American agent, Virginia Hall. Having completed his mission he crossed the Pyrenees on foot and returned to the UK via Gibraltar to report back to SOE Headquarters. Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£8.00

THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN – August – October 1940.

36 page illustrated account published in 1941 by HMSO. Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.

£4.00

ARCTIC WAR – Norway’s role on the Northern Front. Published by HMSO in 1945 a 64 page, well illustrated account.

THE DAM BUSTERS – Paul Brickhill. The story of 617 Squadron who’s members were awarded two Victoria Crosses and over 150 other decorations

THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN – August – October 1940. 36 page illustrated account published in 1941 by HMSO.

BOMBER COMMAND CONTINUES – The Air Ministry Account of the Rising Offensive Against Germany July 1941 – June 1942. HMSO 1942

ALL THE ABOVE TITLES AVAILABLE FOR £2.50 in my shop.

Aviation (and stuff)

Stock

AutherTitlePublisherPrice
Blond GeorgesBorn to FlyPanther£2.50
Flair TerranceHalfway to HeavenBallantine£2.50
Watson JohnJohnny KinsmanPanther£2.50
Litgow MikeMach OnePanther£2.50
Duke NevilleSound BarrierPanther£3.50
Rosen Milton WThe Viking RocketPanther£4.00
Nielsen ThorThe Zeppelin StoryPanther£2.50

Anton Richler – James L Bradley – Frank Martin – Badger War

collage Badger Richler

Badger known specifically for the output of Lionel Fanthorpe also had other series. The cover art for which the SF books are famous for was also prevalent on the other genres.

Sky Devils by James L Bradley SOLD

Another James L Bradley offering, No Man Divided is the story of the Defence of Hong Kong. vg £3.00

Frank Martin offers us a Love Story set as the British Army sweep across Europe For Such As We. g+ £2.00

Three offerings from Anton Richler give a different perspective, from the German point of view.

Prelude to the Storm is the story of the German occupation of Norway. vg £3.00

The story of the fighter pilots fighting against terrible odds in the last days of the war in Europe is Sky Command G+ £2.50

The Wandering Years, The other side of the war picture, the plight of thousands of refugees in Europe. Fine £5.00

Tail Gunner – F/Lt. R C Rivaz D.F.C.

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This book tells chiefly of the author’s change over from an air gunner to a pilot in the Second World War. The book takes up his career from the time when he leaves his operational squadron and becomes a gunnery instructor. He meets and talks with operational types and the reader can feel his sense of frustration as he takes a back seat away from a squadron. The author then gets the chance he has always wanted to be a pilot. He tells of his impressions during the early stages of his training in England and later during the more advanced progress in Canada. He tells of the hopes and ambitions of a pilot under training; of his early difficulties; of the lighter side of his and other pupils’ experiences; of the thrills of low flying, night and formation flying.

Undated hard back published by Jarrold’s to War Economy Standard. £7.50.

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