Category: - WORLD WAR II


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50th Royal Tank Regiment The Complete History

By: Hamilton, Stephen D

Price: $50.00

Publisher: UK, Lutterworth Press, 1996

Edition: 1st

304 crisp pp, 750g for post, 50RTR was formed in Bristol in April 1939 and disbanded only seven years later. In that short period, the regiment gained itself a reputation and a record that has not been equalled: 50RTR were in contact with enemy for 95% of their overseas service. They saw action in the Western Desert and North Africa, including El Alamein, Mareth and Sfax, and then Sicily, Italy and Athens. The book includes a Roll of Honour and List of Awards, and is nat... View more info

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A Gremlin on My Shoulder The Story of an Australian Fighter Pilot

By: Cundy, Ron

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Australia, Australian Military History Publications, 2001

Inscription: Inscription and Signature of Author

154 crisp pp with bw pics throughout. post less than 500g. Ron Cundy grew up dirt poor in the depression. He barely wore shoes to school but eventually did well enough thanks partly to his WWI veteran father and mother doing it tough to provide him with a decent education. He first worked for the New South Wales state government in public service but when war came, he was pretty keen to join up. His initial assessment, due to his not so good maths marks, was an "O&#3... View more info

Afrika Korps at War, Volume 2 : The Long Road Back

By: Forty, George

Price: $37.00

Publisher: UK, Ian Allan, 1978

128pp & 750g packed to post. Tautly written and highlighted by many photographs, Lieutenant-Colonel Forty's Afrika Korps at War paints a vivid picture of the German soldiers who fought in North Africa from February 1941 to May 1943. By early 1941 the British were riding the crest of a wave in North Africa and yet two months later the situation was completely reversed following the arrival of General Erwin Rommel and his legendary Deutches Afrika Korps. The book traces ... View more info

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Aircraft of the Aces, Legends of WW2

By: Holmes, Tony (compiler-editor)

Price: $46.00

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing, 2000

Aircraft of the Aces, Legends of WW2 This volume showcases the artwork of leading aviation artist Iain Wyllie, who has produced over 30 action-packed paintings. Combat reports by the aces themselves form the basis of the text, along with a brief pilot biography and technical explanation of the aircraft featured in the artwork. 144pp of aerial magic, just over a kilo to post to you. Faults? bumped upper corners, small sticker remnant. View more info


By: Gale Iain

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London, 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Alamein was a battle of strong characters. The famous battle commander, Rommel and the relatively untested new British commander, Montgomery leading their men through an extraordinary eleven day battle, in unforgiving terrain amid the swirling sandstorms and the desert winds. View more info

ALMA DOEPEL The History of An Australian Schooner 1903-1975

By: McDonell Captain Ralph

Price: $85.00

Publisher: R. McDonell Australia,

Inscription: Signed by Ships Captain

Signed by Ships captain and dated 1990. Book is in very good condition with plastic sleeve for protection. The "Alma Doepel" was built of timber from the forests of the Bellinger Valley in northern NSW, the design being sketched by Frederick Doepel on his kitchen table. The ship had a long history of trading in the waters of Bass Strait and the Tasman Sea as well as seeing the war out with the Australian Army. Rescued as a floating hulk in 1976 the Alma Doep... View more info

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ANZIO The Friction of War

By: Clark, Lloyd

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Headline, 2006

392pp, 2 photo sections, less than 500g to post. This is the story of the Anglo-American amphibious assault and subsequent battle on the Italian west coast at Anzio which was launched in January 1944 in a bold attempt to outflank the formidable German defences known as the 'Gustav Line'. ANZIO - THE FRICTION OF WAR outlines the strategic background to the offensive before detailing the landing, the development of an Allied defensive position, the battles in and around th... View more info

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Armed service tribute

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

This homage to the icon of the rising sun badge embellished with a record of Australia's historic involvements. View more info

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Arnhem The Battle Remembered

By: Jackson, Robert

Price: $42.00

Publisher: UK, Airlife Publishing, 1994

ex-Lincolnshire County Lib (usual stamps etc) 184 crisply presented pp, approx 900g packed for post. British author Robert Jackson set out to "strike a balance between hard fact and personal experience" in his compact and concise work entitled Arnhem: The Battle Remembered. The author certainly achieves his objectives in this detail-packed book, which contains no less than nine maps and eighty-five photos and draws upon thirty-one personal experiences of the bat... View more info

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Atlas of the Second World War

By: Keegan, John (ed)

Price: $34.00

Publisher: U.K., Harper Collins, 2003

A sizeable book indeed (will need to go in a 5kg) 254 crisp pp. World War II was undeniably the most important and far-reaching conflict in the history of the world, affecting nearly every corner of the globe with new weapons and methods of destruction, and involving immense armies, navies, and air force battalions from the United States, the Soviet Union, Germany, Japan, Great Britain, China, Italy, and many other nations large and small. The war that raged on land, sea... View more info


By: Adam-Smith Patsy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson aUSTRALIA, 1984

Edition: First Edition

Heavy book, may incur additional postage. A history of how women have responded to war, from 1900 to 1945. View more info

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Battlefields of the Second World War

By: Holmes, Richard

Price: $23.00

Publisher: UK, BBC Books, 2001

This study of war skillfully clarifies the complexities of four major World War II military campaigns: El Alamein, Monte Cassino (Italy), Operation Market Garden (of which Arnhem formed a crucial part), and the Battle of Britain (the RAF's bomber offensive against Germany). The book originates in Holmes's conviction that the sacrifices made by British service personnel are not properly understood. It uses eye-witness accounts to illuminate the horror, confusion and sheer... View more info


By: Hibbert Christopher

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Reprint Society, London, 1962

Well researched and presented biography. Includes b/w historical photographs. View more info

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Bennett and the Pathfinders

By: Maynard, John

Price: $32.00

Publisher: UK, Arms and Armour Press, 1996

ex-lib so usual stamps etc, bumped upper right corner. 249 gripping pp, 700g for postingThis tells the story of the Pathfinders, an elite group of flying aces who worked ahead of US and RAF night bombing missions to lay flares and beams. It is a tale of great bravery, extraordinary navigational skills and advanced flying strategies which ensured the success of the night bombing raids. When the Allies sought to win World War II by bombing raids on Germany, it was soon re... View more info

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Berlin The Downfall 1945

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: $35.00

Publisher: UK, Viking, 2002

490 crisply presented pp, 3 photo sections amidships, just on a kilo packed for post to you, top edge of boards has very small ding. Antony James Beevor, FRSL is a British historian, educated at Winchester College and Sandhurst. He studied under the famous military historian John Keegan. Beevor is a former officer with the 11th Hussars who served in England and Germany. He has published several popular histories on World War II and the 20th century in general. The Red Ar... View more info