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Reconstructing the experiences of those millions caught up in the nightmare of the Third Reich's final collapse. A terrible story of pride, stupidity, fanaticism, revenge and savagery, yet it is also one of astonishing endurance, self-sacrifice and survival against all odds. Black decorated cloth with b/w photos. Small knock to top of spine. Slip case is better than very good - some light wear.
A MOST DESPERATE UNDERTAKING: THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE CRIMEA, 1854-56
Written by Alastair Massie.
Stock no. 1820101
Published by National Army Museum. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Published to coincide with the Special Exhibition of the same name, this book draws upon the unrivalled Collections of the National Army Museum to tell the story of the British Army's participation in the Crimean War. Large oblong format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0901721387. Spine lightly bumped. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges and a little scuffed.
A comprehensive history of the organisation, regimental campaign records, tactical methods, uniforms, insignia, and equipment of the most colourful and impressive cavalry arm the West has ever known - the horsemen of the French 1st Empire. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout and a few colour. ISBN: 0850453399. Marks to covers and pastedowns. Wrapper is edge-creased with some marks and a few nicks.
THE BRITISH TOMMY IN NORTH WEST EUROPE 1944-1945 VOLUME 1
Written by Jean Bouchery.
Stock no. 1820055
Published by Histoire & Collections. 1st 1998. Fine condition.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. From D-Day to VE-Day. Volume 1: Uniforms, Insignia and Equipment. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 782908182446.
Written by Emir Burkhari. Illustrated by Angus McBride.
Stock no. 1820051
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 1979. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A comprehensive history of the organisation, regimental campaign records, tactical methods, uniforms, insignia, and equipment of the most colourful and impressive cavalry arm the West has ever known - the horsemen of the French 1st Empire. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout and a few colour. ISBN: 0850453399. Text block lightly browned. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned at spine and edges, tiny hole to rear spine edge.
An account of the history, art and architecture of the White Monks in Ireland from 1142 to 1540. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos, plans and drawings. ISBN: 0300037376. Second printing in the same year as first printing. Cover corners creased. Rear cover browned. Text block browned and a little grubby. Top corners of prelims a little creased.
FIGHTING TROOPS OF THE AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN ARMY 1868-1914
Written by James Lucas.
Stock no. 1820039
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st UK 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The armies of the Austro-Hungarian Empire were some of the most colourful soldiers in Europe. This book revives in print and picture the splendour of the infantry. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0946771049. Top edge of text block lightly browned. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
Deeply moving collection of stories, faces and objects from the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust and a powerful testament to the resilience of the human spirit. Foreword by Morgenthau, preface and historical essay by Marwell. Square format. Dark blue cloth spine with silver title, light blue boards. Colour and b/w photos throughout. 176 pages includes index. ISBN: 0821227734. Book corners very slightly rubbed.
A Memoir of the Holocaust in Hungary in 1944. Describing in precise detail a series of events along progressively grosser stages of infamy. Translated by Batki with an introductory essay by Tandori. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 173 pages. ISBN: 1858660149. Rear panel of wrapper scuffed.
Ideology, the Nazi State and the Course of Expansion. The spread of the Nazis is traced in detail from the annexation of Austria to Hitler's attack on Russia and declaration of war against the United States. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 352 pages includes index. ISBN: 0233964762. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Pages very lightly browned. Wrapper is slightly sunned to spine, lightly browned and rubbed at edges with small pink stain on verso.
In this book the role of the military leaders is critically examined, and the post-war claims of the German generals that they had tried to dissuade Hitler from repeating Napoleon's error are reassessed in the light of contemporary records and war diaries. Black boards, gilt title to spine. A few b/w photos and maps. 308 pages includes index. ISBN: 0198214952. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Very pale foxing to edge of textblock, contents clean. Wrapper slightly browned with scuffs on rear panel.
Fourth volume in the series The Politics and Strategy of the Second World War. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 192 pages includes index. ISBN: 0706701828. Spine slightly bumped. Pictorial wrapper has a couple of small edge creases.