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1914: FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT
Written by Allan Mallinson.
Stock no. 1815548
Published by Bantam Press. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Britain, the Army and the Coming of the First World War. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w pictorial endpapers. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780593067604.

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RETURN OF A KING: THE BATTLE FOR AFGHANISTAN
Written by William Dalrymple.
Stock no. 1815547
Published by Bloomsbury. Circa 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A definitive analysis of the First Afghan War told through the lives of unforgettable characters on all sides. Red boards, gilt title to spine and vignette of crossed swords to front. Pictorial endpapers. Colour plates. xl and 567 pages including index. ISBN: 9781408818305. 4th printing.

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FIGHTING THE GREAT WAR AT SEA: STRATEGY, TACTICS AND TECHNOLOGY
Written by Norman Friedman.
Stock no. 1815546
Published by Seaforth Publishing. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

How the naval part of the First World War was fought - about what the navies (and their governments) expected, about what limited them and about the many surprises they encountered. Large format. Plum cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 416 pages including index. ISBN: 9781848321892.

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BATTLESHIP AND CRUISER AIRCRAFT OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY 1910-1949
Written by William T. Larkins.
Stock no. 1815545
Published by Schiffer Publishing Ltd.. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A thorough study of the history, development and service of floatplanes carried on battleships and cruisers documenting a long neglected subject in over 400 photographs. Large format. Grey cloth boards with light grey titles. Marbled endpapers. B/w photos. 272 pages including index. ISBN: 0764300881.

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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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EUROPE'S TRAGEDY A HISTORY OF THE THIRTY YEARS WAR
Written by Peter H. Wilson.
Stock no. 1815543
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. Map of Central Europe 1618 to endpapers. Colour plates. xxii and 996 pages. ISBN: 9780713995923.

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A HISTORY OF THE BRITISH CAVALRY 1816-1919 VOLUME 5: EGYPT, PALESTINE AND SYRIA 1914 TO 1919
Written by The Marquess Of Anglesey.
Stock no. 1815542
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The spectacular exploits of the yeomanry, the Australasian and the Indian mounted forces in the Middle East between 1914 and 1918. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and maps. xxv and 388 pages including index. ISBN: 0850523958.

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A HISTORY OF THE BRITISH CAVALRY 1816-1919 VOLUME 6: MESOPOTAMIA 1914-1918
Written by The Marquess Of Anglesey.
Stock no. 1815541
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and maps. xxii and 198 pages including index. ISBN: 0850524334.

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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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GO TO YOUR GOD LIKE A SOLDIER
Written by Ian Knight.
Stock no. 1815538
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The British Soldier Fighting for Empire, 1837-1902. Insight into the world of the Victorian soldier. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 260 pages. ISBN: 1853672378.

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ZULU VICTORY: THE EPIC OF ISANDLWANA AND THE COVER-UP
Written by Ron Lock; Peter Quantrill.
Stock no. 1815537
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The full story of the battle of Isandlwana and the British cover-up of defeat, exhaustively researched from contemporary records and surviving Zulu testimonies, illustrated with maps, portraits of the soldiers and panoramic photographs of the terrain. Navy blue boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 1853675059.

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