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WORLD WAR II

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ARMAGEDDON: THE BATTLE FOR GERMANY 1944-45
Written by Max Hastings.
Stock no. 1815550
Published by MacMillan. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of the climactic months of the Second World War, the destruction of Hitler's Germany. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. xxiv and 664 pages including index. ISBN: 0333908368. SIGNED & dated by the author to title page.

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NEMESIS THE BATTLE FOR JAPAN 1944-45
Written by Max Hastings.
Stock no. 1815544
Published by Harper Press. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Word-portraits of the ordeals of American sailors in the great sea battles which destroyed the Japanese Imperial Navy, alongside tales of communist Chinese guerrillas, Japanese fighter pilots, British soldiers sweating in the jungles of Burma, Tokyo families facing incineration by firestorm. Blue boards, foil title to spine. B/w photos and maps. xxv and 674 pages including index. ISBN: 9780007219827.

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CONDUCT UNBECOMING: THE STORY OF THE MURDER OF CANADIAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN NORMANDY
Written by Howard Margolian.
Stock no. 1815540
Published by University Of Toronto Press. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The full story of this sad chapter in Canadian history told in gripping and moving detail. Black cloth boards, red title to spine. A few b/w plates. ISBN: 0802042139. SIGNED by the author to title page (no dedication).

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IWO JIMA
Written by Eric Hammel.
Stock no. 1815539
Published by Zenith Press. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

D-day, February 19, 1945... A full load of Marines crowds an amtrac as it heads towards the beach from the LST that carried it to Iwo Jima. Mount Suribachi looms menacingly before them... Large format. Black boards, title to spine. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9780760325209.

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CAEN CONTROVERSY: THE BATTLE FOR SWORD BEACH 1944
Written by Andrew Stewart.
Stock no. 1815535
Published by Helion & Company. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The significant element of the wider D-Day operation and a narrative account of the operations conducted by 3 British Infantry Division. Green boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos, colour maps. ISBN: 9781909982123.

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U-BOATS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN 1941-1944
Written by Lawrence Paterson.
Stock no. 1815533
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A unique account of a unique campaign, shedding new light on a neglected aspect of the U-boat war. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781861762900.

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LOST WARRIORS SEAGRIM AND PAGANI OF BURMA THE LAST GREAT UNTOLD STORY OF WWII
Written by Philip Davies.
Stock no. 2124197
Published by Atlantic Publishers. 1st 2017. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A few small b/w photos throughout the text. ISBN: 9781909242852. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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AFTER STALINGRAD: THE RED ARMY'S WINTER OFFENSIVE 1942-43
Written by David Glantz.
Stock no. 2124177
Published by Helion & Company. 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and operational maps. 534 pages including index. ISBN: 9781906033262. Bump and light fade to base of spine. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine.

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PLYMOUTH IN WAR A VERSE DOCUMENTARY
Written by Priscilla Napier.
Stock no. 2124167
Published by Erskine Press. 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Originally privately published in 1978. This was written over the war years 1939-1945 and finished soon after. It could not be published then because too much of what it reported was said at the time by real people under great stress.... ISBN: 1852970634. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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SINK THE HAGURO! THE LAST DESTROYER ACTION OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR
Written by John Winton.
Stock no. 2124161
Published by Seeley, Service & Co.. 1ST 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. ISBN: 0854221522.

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A SUBMARINERS' WAR THE INDIAN OCEAN 1939-45
Written by Michael Wilson.
Stock no. 2124153
Published by Tempus Publishing Ltd. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. The author, who is an ex-submarine officer, presents an authoritative account of the Second World War operations using archive material from all the countries that were involved. ISBN: 0752420135.

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ZITADELLE: THE GERMAN OFFENSIVE AGAINST THE KURSK SALIENT 4-17 JULY 1943
Written by Mark Healy.
Stock no. 1815498
Published by The History Press. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Few battles attract interest so much as the Battle of Kursk. Operation Zitadelle, the code name given by Hitler to the Wehrmacht's last offensive on the Eastern Front in July 1943, has acquired an almost mythic status as one of the greatest clashes of armour in the history of warfare. B/w photos. 399 pages. ISBN: 9781862273368.

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