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1 Dissolution of the Luftwaffe: The Work of the British Air Forces of Occupation Germany
London, United Kingdom HMSO 1995 0117728225 / 9780117728226 First Thus Hardcover New in New dust jacket 7 1/2" x 10" 
New, unread, minimal shelf wear. Originally published in 2 Vols by the RAF. Approx 400 pp, many pull-out maps. Appendices, Index. 
Price: 99.99 USD
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2 Bedford, Henry F. From Versailles to Nuremberg : The American Encounter with the Nazis
New York Macmillan 1969 First Edition Thus Paperback Very Good 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" 
Lightly scuffed wrapps free of creases. Previous price to ffep. Clean, unmarked text, faint mildew smell. ; 102 pages 
Price: 4.99 USD
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The End of the War in Europe 1945, Bennett, Gill (Editor)
3 Bennett, Gill (Editor) The End of the War in Europe 1945
London, England HMSO 1996 0117020354 / 9780117020351 First Edition Hardcover New in New dust jacket 6" x 9 3/4" 
Unread, unmarked. Minimal shelf wear to dj including light surface scratches and a hint of rubbing to bottom edge. ; 251 pages 
Price: 11.99 USD
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4 Blandford, Edmund Under Hitler's Banner: Serving the Third Reich
Osceola, WI USA Motorbooks International 1996 0760302685 / 9780760302682 First English Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 6" x 9" 
New, unread, unmarked. 214 pp plus 24 pp section of b/w photos. 
Price: 8.99 USD
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Destination Buchenwald, Burgess, Colin
5 Burgess, Colin Destination Buchenwald
Kenthurst, Australia Kangaroo Press 1996 086417733x / 9780864177339 First Edition Paperback New 6" x 8 3/4" 
Unread with minimal shelf wear. Recounts the experiences of 168 Allied airmen, including 11 from Australia and New Zealand, who were captured in France, and taken to Fresnes Prison. As the Allied troops advanced in 1944, the prisoners were transported to the Nazi concentration camp of Buchenwald. Many of those who did not starve or succumb to disease have related their experiences for inclusion in this terrifying book. ; 184 pages 
Price: 79.00 USD
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Second World War: A Guide to Documents in the Public Record Office, Cantwell, John
6 Cantwell, John Second World War: A Guide to Documents in the Public Record Office
London, UK HMSO 1993 011440254X / 9780114402549 Second Edition Paperback New 7 1/2" x 9 1/2" 
New, unread, light shelf wear. The Second World War led to the creation of new departments in the British government. The war effort increased governmental control over many aspects of life in Britain. The result was that a vast amount of documentary records was created during the war. This Guide analyses and sheds light on the vast amount of WWII material that can be found in Britain's Public Record Office, including the records of the Cabinet Office, the Foreign Office and the three Service Departments. It describes the classes of records concerned and places them in their administrative context, indicating the offices held by the leading ministers, service chiefs and officials involved. The appendices include material about documents relating to war crimes and to the preparation of the series of Official War Histories.; 234 pages 
Price: 24.49 USD
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7 Champ, Jack & Colin Burgess The Diggers of Colditz The Classic Australian POW Escape Story Now Completely Revised and Expanded
Kenthurst, Australia Kangaroo Press 1998 0864178395 / 9780864178398 Revised Edition Paperback Near Fine 6" x 9" 
Unread with mildly scuffed wraps. An additional 16 pages of black & White photographs. Index. During WWlI, the Germans boasted that their prisoner-of-war camp, the famed Colditz Castle, was escape proof-but they were wrong. Jack Champ and other prisoners were among those who attempted escape from the massive stronghold -- some even succeeded. "The Diggers of Colditz" is the story of these men and how they kept their dreams of freedom alive under the tyranny of the Nazis. ; 206 pages 
Price: 36.00 USD
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8 Chant, Christopher Warfare and the Third Reich The Rise and Fall of Hitler's Armed Forces
London, England Salamander 1998 1840650028 / 9781840650020 First Thus Paperback Very Good 6" x 9" 
Gently read. Straight and sharp corners. Clean and bright text. ; 451 pages 
Price: 5.90 USD
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9 Dupuy, Trevor Nevitt & Bongard, David L. & Anderson, Richard C. Hitler's Last Gamble The Battle of the Bulge, December 1944-January 1945
New York Harpercollins 1994 0060166274 / 9780060166274 First Edition Hardcover As New in Near Fine dust jacket 6 1/2" x 9 3/4" 
Unread, no remainder mark. One crease to inside front flap of DJ and small chip to upper corners.; 565 pages 
Price: 9.99 USD
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10 Editors of Time-Life Books Fists of Steel (The Third Reich)
Alexandria, VA Time Life Education 1988 0809469669 / 9780809469666 First Edition Hardcover Fine 8 1/2" x 11" 
Tight binding, sharp corners. No dj as issued. Clean, unmarked text. Covers the rise of the Third Reich. ; 184 pages 
Price: 5.99 USD
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11 Erdstein, Erich Inside the Fourth Reich
New York St Martins Pr 1978 031241885X / 9780312418854 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 5 1/4" x 8 1/4" 
Clean, unmarked text. Solid binding in dj with a hint of rubbing at edges. ; 220 pages 
Price: 3.94 USD
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The D-Day Quiz Book, Eunice Wilson
12 Eunice Wilson The D-Day Quiz Book
London Grub Street 1994 1898697019 / 9781898697015 Paperback Fine+ 4 1/2" x 7" 
Hundreds of questions on all three services and all the nationalities involved. Special forces, famous commanders, soldiers, tanks, planes. Some questions are easy, others will tax you. 92 pages 
Price: 1.99 USD
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13 Glesinger, Egon Nazis in the Wood Pile: Hitler's Plot for Essential Raw Material
Indianapolis, Indiana The Bobbs- Merril Company 1942 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 5 1/2" x 8" 
Tight binding, square spine, straight and sharp corners. Rubbed edges and chips to unclipped, mylar protected dj. Clean, unmarked text. A fairly scarce title in this condition. ; 262 pages 
Price: 89.00 USD
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14 Graber, G. S History of the SS
New York David McKay 1978 067950754X / 9780679507543 Book Club Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 5 1/2" x 8" 
Tight binding, square spine, straight and sharp corners. Chips and short closed tears to spine ends and corners. Tanning text with light pencil marginalia and mild mildew odor. ; 228 pages 
Price: 2.98 USD
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The Onslaught: The German Drive to Stalingrad Documented in 150 Unpublished Colour Photographs from the German Archive for Art and History, Graf von Einsiedel, Heinrich; Pomerans, Arnold J. (Transl.)
15 Graf von Einsiedel, Heinrich; Pomerans, Arnold J. (Transl.) The Onslaught: The German Drive to Stalingrad Documented in 150 Unpublished Colour Photographs from the German Archive for Art and History
New York W W Norton 1985 039301939X / 9780393019391 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 8" x 10 3/4" 
Square spine, tight hinges and joints, straight and sharp corners. Rubbing to fore edge of unclipped dj. Clean text with mild mildew odor. Red dot to lower edge. On June 22, 1941, Hitler unleashed Operation Barbarossa, and the German army began the invasion of Russia. Three German soldiers took clandestine color photos of devastated towns, the countryside, faces of Russian people, German soldiers in action, and burning tanks.The films were found in the early 1980s, and here they are published for the first time. These uncensored color photographs depict the reality of the war on the Eastern Front in a far more convincing fashion than the previously published official photographs. ; 192 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A Doctor at War: The Story of Colonel Martin Herford the Most Decorated Doctor of World War Two, Hall, Matthew
16 Hall, Matthew A Doctor at War: The Story of Colonel Martin Herford the Most Decorated Doctor of World War Two
Malvern, UK Images Pub 1995 1897817541 / 9781897817544 First Edition Hardcover New in New dust jacket 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" 
New, unread, unmarked, minimal shelf wear. 220 pp. 
Price: 14.99 USD
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17 Harms, Norman (Captions) Waffen SS in Action
Squadron/Signal Publications, Inc. 1984 0897470532 / 9780897470537 Paperback Very Good 11" x 8 1/2" 
Mild shop wear including a 1 1/2" crease to front wrapper across bottom corner. Unread. No remainder mark. ; Weapons in Action Series; 50 pages 
Price: 8.50 USD
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18 Hoettl, Wilhelm The Secret Front: The Story of Nazi Political Espionage
New York Frederick A. Praeger 1954 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 
Tight binding with straight and sharp corners. Small chips edge rubbing to dj. Foxing throughout but especially to eps, half-title and tp. Ultra-light pencil marginalia. Mild musty odor. ; 328 pages 
Price: 36.00 USD
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People's Car: British Intelligence Sub-committee (BIOS) Report: Investigation into the Design and Performance of Civilian and Military Volkswagens, 1938-46, Introduction By Karl Ludvigsen
19 Introduction By Karl Ludvigsen People's Car: British Intelligence Sub-committee (BIOS) Report: Investigation into the Design and Performance of Civilian and Military Volkswagens, 1938-46
London, United Kingdom The Stationery Office/Tso 1996 0112905552 / 9780112905554 First Edition Thus Hardcover New with No dust jacket as issued 8 3/4" x 11" 
Unread, unmarked. Pictorial cover. Attention all Beetle enthusiasts! Here is the very first technical design report on the most popular car in the world: the VW Beetle. Originally designed by Porsche as "a car for the people", the car was to go into production in 1939. But as a wartime measure a modified vehicle was commissioned for the German army and the Beetle saw action in WWII from the Eastern Front to the Western Desert of Africa.People's Car is a facsimile of the original technical report commissioned by the British Intelligence Sub-Committee after the war in 1947 and published by HMSO. Besides being a technical design report, the book helps to place the Beetle in its historical context. The appendix includes a translation of how to purchase the car using saving stamps. The facsimile was published in England in 1996 and it is OOP (out-of-print). 
Price: 19.99 USD
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Battle: Normandy, 1944 : Life and Death in the Heat of Combat, Macksey, Kenneth
20 Macksey, Kenneth Battle: Normandy, 1944 : Life and Death in the Heat of Combat
London Grub Street 2001 1902304470 / 9781902304472 First Thus Hardcover New in New dust jacket 6" x 9 1/2" 
Unread, unmarked. Not a remainder. What really happens during battle is told by one of the men who saw combat in WWII. It is Normandy, July 28, 1944. Outside Caen, the Americans have broken through the German defenses. Six British divisions redeploy to join the American attack. The battle that follows involves infantry, tanks and artillery. The battle plans, which had seemed clear-cut and achievable, to the men fighting are a botched up nightmare. Some men fail—as human beings, as leaders, as comrades; some just do their duty, some excel. It is a battle like any other, where the resources of men are tested to the limit and each is faced with his own stark moment of self-revelation. In order to show the reader the true nature of combat, Ken Macksey has related authentic incidents played out by participants who have remained fictitious to protect the memory of the living and the dead. An experienced former officer of the Royal Tank Regiment who saw service from 1944 in Europe, India and the Far East, Macksey weaves a terrific story—part fact, part fiction—but a unique and brilliant insight into what really happens in the life and death of warfare. Battle was originally published as Anatomy of a Battle by Stein and Day in 1974. This is the 2001 edition published by Grub Street. The book is illustrated with drawings and maps, and it is NEW.; 206 pages 
Price: 24.50 USD
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