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UNDER THE WIRE The Wartime Memoir of a Spitfire Pilot, Legendary Escape Artist and Cooler King.

By: Ash William

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Bantam Books UK, 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Bill Ash, an American by birth relinquished his citizenship and joined the Royal Canadian Air Force to enable him to help with the war effort in Europe against the Nazis. An incredible story of being shot down over Europe, surviving the plane crash and making his way to Paris only to be betrayed to the Gestapo, tortured and sentenced to death as a spy. He was saved from the intervention of the Luftwaffe who sent him to the POW camp, Stalag Luft III. Bill Ash then bec... View more info

FIRE IN THE NIGHT Wingate of Burma, Ethiopia and Zion

By: Bierman John and Smith Colin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Macmillan UK, 2000

Excellent Condition. "Orde Charles Wingate was arguably the most eccentric and charismatic of all the generals on either side of World War 11, and perhaps the most brilliant and innovative. Winston Churchill thought him a military genius, others considered him greatly over-rated, a few even thought him mad." A well constructed biography of Wingate whose untimely death in an aircrash aged forty one made him one of the most controversial figures of World War 11. View more info


By: Brown Malcolm and Cave Julia

Price: $45.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent, London, 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Drawing on a wealth of material this book presents an authentic portrait of the real Lawrence, from his schooldays, through his Middle Eastern years and his years in the ranks to the lonely, final weeks at Clouds Hill, his Dorset cottage on the road to which he has his fatal accident. View more info


By: Carter Miranda

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Macmillan London Limited, 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Very well researched and presented biography of Anthony Blunt described as a human paradox, a man so adept at separating out the strands of his life that no one of his friends could claim to know all of him. View more info

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WAIT FOR ME Memoirs of the Youngest Mitford Sister

By: Devonshire Deborah

Price: $10.00

Publisher: John Murray Publishers London, 2011

Edition: 1st Thus

The author Deborah Mitford Devonshire, the youngest of the Mitford sisters looks back on a life lived during and after the second world war. View more info

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WARRIOR TRAINING The Making of an Australian SAS Soldier

By: Fennell Keith

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Bantam, Sydney, 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

An autobiography of the development of a soldier in the Australian SAS. View more info


By: Fyans Peter

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword Military, UK, 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Heavy Book Over 500 Gms

Fergus Anckorn was conscripted into the army in 1939 when World War 11 broke out, and was posted to Singapore in 1942 . Captured by the Japanese he was put to work on the infamous "Death Railway". This is his story and his survival under extreme difficulties. View more info

AN INFANTRYMAN IN STALINGRAD From 24 September 1942 to 2 February 1943

By: Holl Adelbert

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Leaping Horseman Books, Australia, 2005

Edition: 1st English

The author was a 23 year old infantry Leutnant when he rejoined his unit in Stalingrad after recovering from wounds he suffered in April 1942. This book records his experiences as a junior infantry commander in 94 Infanterie-Division during the Stalingrad battle. It is sombre, factual, without pathos as written by a front line soldier. The text is supplemented with excerpts from official war diaries, 25 photos, 24 maps, 19 aerial photos and 40 supporting documents. View more info

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By: Leamer Laurence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Morrow, New York, 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Well researched and presented biography of the Kennedy men and their struggle to create the most powerful family in the United States. Based on four years of interviews with Kennedy insiders and experts, as well as in depth research including unprecedented new sources and materials. Unpaginated, no names or marks. View more info

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DIEGO Dreaming With His Eyes Open, A Life of Diego Rivers

By: Marnham Partrick

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Books London, 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

The author brings the art, the politics and the complexity of the man into vivid focus. He beautifully demonstrates that just as Rivera mythologized himself, the artist also endowed the Mexican people with a national myth, melding a troubled revolutionary history and an Indian culture obsessed with death into something bold and visionary. View more info



By: Nicolson Nigel

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Phoenix Books, Uk, 1992

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Written by Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson's son Nigel the portrait is drawn partly by Vita herself in an autobiography she left behind at her death in 1962 and partly by her son Nigel. It is an absorbing story built around two very remarkable people. View more info