WW2 Royal Navy Submarine Losses including Submariners Book of Rememberance
A specialist publication, A4 sized with card covers and 48pp. Details included on names and nature of all submarines lost and the names of their crews. Published by John Atkinson in 2004. In very good second hand condition, no marks tears or damage.
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Headress Badges of the British Army Volume 1 Kipling & King
Second revised Edition, 1978. Muller publishers, no dust cover. A good clean copy, only damage of note is the book has split from ends boards at the very back (see photo), a slight bump to bottom edge of back cover and original owner's name and shop sticker to front). I consider the photos in the 1970 copies are much better than found in subsequent reprints. A good working copy for the seri... read more
Sergeant Pearmans Memoirs - Edited by the Marquess of Anglesey
Hard Cover. 1st UK Edition. 159 pages. Being his account of service with the Third (King's Own) Light Dragoons in India, From 1845 to 1853, including the first and second Sikh wars. Fully illustrated with b/w plates. Pages clean, v/g condition. Endpapers illustrated with maps. Blue cloth, gilt title on spine. Embossed regimental badge on upper cover. Red dust jacket illustrated with b/w portrai... read more
Comrades In Captivity; a (WW1) record of life in seven German prison camps - Famous English Poet and Officer in the 5th Glosters
A rare hardcover first edition first published in 1920 by London, Sidgwick and Jackson. Octavo, 319 pages with 8 illustrations (by C.E.B. Bernard), several sketches, a map and a plan. Light grey cloth lightly rubbed and creased, two pages with some foxing marks (see photo of the illustration of Milkwaukee Bill"), otherwise a very good copy.
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Haynes Manual - Great War RFC / RAF Sopwith Camel Bi-Plane Aeroplane 1916 - 1920 (F1 / 2F.1) - Brand New Book
RRP £25.00, brand new. Superb book. Written by Jarrod Cotter, who has written a number of volumes on historic aircraft for Haynes. Hardback with156pp of well illustrated text. Slight shelf wear to covers. New.
A sumptuously illustrated book with great colour photographs of surviving aircraft and the restoration and construction down to the last bolt, plus good black and white ... read more
British Army Cloth Insignia 1940 to Present (1985) - Brian L Davis
Hard back with dust cover, used and abused but no damage, tears or annotations. Whilst the price list is laughably out of date, the scarcity coding contained within it is still quite helpful. A good introductory volume to British Army cloth collecting from formation signs, shoulder titles to proficiency badges. Profusely illustrated in black and white.
Durham Light Infantry (DLI) Regimental Journal October 1953 Issue, Vol 7 No 51 - Korean War / Queens Coronation
A good tight clean copy. Some minor wear to card covers otherwise in great condition. Sections reporting on the activities of the 1st, 2nd, 6th, 8th and 17th Parachute Regiment ( 9DLI). It also has reports on the 1st, 5th and 13th cadet battalions and of the South Shields Tattoo.
In particular the journal summarises the 10 months of fighting by the First Battalion in the Ko... read more
1970s Basic Battle Skills Army training Manual Book
Basic Battle Skills Army training Manual in used good condition. Slight musty odour but sound and tight binding, minor corner wear. Card covers. Circa 1970s. Code No 71090 A/26/GSTP/3504. 70 pages with colour line drawing illustrations.
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Specialist Book Osprey No 16 - Britsh Tommy 1914 - 1918, Weapons, Armour, Tactics - Martin Pegler & Mike Chappell
In very good condition, second hand but a good clean copy. Card covers, 64pp, with a number of informative colour plates and black and white copy photos.
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"The Mad Recce" by Frank Knappett (1984) - The story of the 2nd Derbyshire Yeomanry (Armoured Car Reconnaissance Regiment during WW2)
A paper back book signed by the author in reasonable read second hand condition, 133pp, some black and white photos also. This records one man's story of two major campaigns, the Western Desert and the Second Front with this Yeomanry unit attached to the 51st Highland Division. A good tight clean copy with wear and some creasing to covers otherwise no damage or annotations. Scarce book.
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