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WORLD WAR II

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BRITISH BATTLESHIPS OF WORLD WAR TWO
Written by Alan Raven; John Roberts.
Stock no. 2123557
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large square format. 436 pages. B/w photos. The development and technical history of the Royal Navy's Battleships and Battlecruisers from 1911 to 1946. Foldout b/w plans. Four pages in colour. ISBN: 0853681414. Some wear to covers. 2nd printing. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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V-MISSILES OF THE THIRD REICH THE V-1 AND V-2
Written by Dieter Holsken.
Stock no. 2123549
Published by Monogram Aviation Publications. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0914144421. Some light wear to spine and corners. Contents are excellent.
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THE WILD WINDS THE HISTORY OF NUMBER 486 RNZAF FIGHTER SQUADRON WITH THE RAF
Written by Paul Sortehaug.
Stock no. 2123547
Published by Otago University Print. 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards with gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 1877139092. Light bump along top edge of front cover. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.
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THE RAIDER KORMORAN
Written by Theodor Detmers.
Stock no. 1609684
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. The Captain of the German 'Q Ship' that sank, and was sunk by, the cruiser Sydney tells his dramatic story. Name in ink and library bookplate to front pastedown. Spine bumped. Partially erased writing to bottom of p. 203. A few scattered foxspots.
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GERMANY'S V-2 ROCKET
Written by Gregory P. Kennedy.
Stock no. 1814384
Published by Schiffer Military History. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A look at one of the major technological advances of the Second World War, the V-2 ballistic missile. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0764324527.
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THE FLYING BOMB
Written by Richard Anthony Young.
Stock no. 1814383
Published by Ian Allan Ltd.. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The development of the V-1, the history of its campaign and its ultimate failure as a vengeance weapon under Allied air attacks. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0711008426. Scattered foxing mainly to prelims and endpapers. Price-cut orange pictorial dustwrapper.
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'EYES OF THE EIGHTH' A STORY OF THE 7TH PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE GROUP 1942-1945
Written by Patricia Fussell Keen.
Stock no. 1814382
Published by Cavu Publishers. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A story of the 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group from its earliest days as individual squadrons through its formation into a group and disbandment after the war. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photogrpahic endpapers, b/w photos throughout plus colour illustrations. ISBN: 0964911906.
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COLLISION WITH HISTORY: THE SEARCH FOR JOHN F. KENNEDY'S PT109
Written by Robert D. Ballard.
Stock no. 1814365
Published by National Geographic Society. 1st 2002. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A tale of courage and endurance that became on e of the famous naval episodes of World War II and helped catapult Kennedy to the White House, inspired Dr. R. Ballard to chronicle the destruction of PT 109, the heroic ordeal of her survivors, and their triumphant rescue. The search for the wreck six decades after it sank in 1,300 feet of water. Grey boards, grey titles. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0792268768. Splits to cloth at top & tail of spine - 'damaged' mark in black pen to lower edge of text block.
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THE PINEAPPLE AIR FORCE: PEARL HARBOR TO TOKYO
Written by John W. Lambert.
Stock no. 1814362
Published by Schiffer Military History. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive chronicle of the pursuit units of the old Hawaiian Air Force and their evolution as the Seventh Fighter Command through the long Pacific air war. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0764325337.
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THE DAY OF THE TYPHOON: FLYING WITH THE RAF TANKBUSTERS IN NORMANDY
Written by John Golley.
Stock no. 1814361
Published by Wrens Park Publishing. 1st thus 2001. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A fascinating picture of six weeks n the life of a rocket Typhoon squadron. Foreword by Typhoon test pilot Roland Beamont. B/w photos. ISBN: 090577857X.
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TYPHOON PILOT
Written by Desmond Scott.
Stock no. 1814359
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 1982. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A remarkable account of air warfare seen from the sharp end and at the same time a tribute to one of World War II's most potent weapons - The Typhoon. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0436444283. Page browning throughout.
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IF THIS IS A MAN
Written by Primo Levi. Illustrated by Jane Joseph.
Stock no. 1609668
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Fine condition.

The author's time in the death camp at Auschwitz. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine & vignette to front & rear. B/w illustrations. Contained in dark blue slipcase.
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