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Image for Warships in Australian Waters: Ships of the Past

Warships in Australian Waters: Ships of the Past

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: WARSEA15


Softcover, 296g, 64pgs. Illustrated collection of warships throughout Australia's history, including HMAS Australia, HMAS Sydney, HMAS Melbourne, HMAS Adelaide, HMAS Brisbane and HMS New Zealand. Book is in fair condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over... View more info

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Australia In World War II: Australian Knowledge (#9)

By: N/A

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Australian Knowledge: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EDUHIS11


Softcover, first edition, 100g, 16pgs. This is issue #9 of the Australian Knowledge project series distributed through Australian newsagencies. This particular one covers Australia's involvement in World War II and would be useful for students and teachers alike. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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War in Pictures, The: Sixth Year

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Odhams Press Limited:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: WARTWO174


Hardcover, edition not stated, 770gms, 256 pages, red endpapers. A pictorial history of the sixth year of World War II. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Boards are in good condition with mild scuffing and foxing to edges, spine and corners. Inside front endpaper shows a small pen marking from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. A solid copy ... View more info

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War in Pictures, The: Third Year

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Odhams Press Limited:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: WARTWO172


Hardcover, edition not stated, no printed date, 770gms, 256 pages, red endpapers. A pictorial history of the third year of World War II. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Boards are in good condition with mild scuffing and foxing to edges, spine and corners. Inside front endpaper shows a small pen marking from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved marking... View more info

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War in Pictures, The: Fourth Year

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Odhams Press Limited:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: WARTWO173


Hardcover, edition not stated, no printed date, 770gms, 256 pages, red endpapers. A pictorial history of the fourth year of World War II. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Boards are in good condition with mild scuffing and foxing to edges, spine and corners. Inside front endpaper shows a small pen marking from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markin... View more info

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War in Pictures, The: First Year

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, England, Odhams Press Limited:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: WARTWO170


Hardcover, edition not stated (assumed first edition), no printed date, 780gms, 255 pages, red endpapers. A pictorial history of the first year of World War II. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Boards are in good condition with mild scuffing and foxing to edges, spine and corners Inside front endpaper shows a small pen marking from a previous owner, otherwise no... View more info

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War in Pictures, The: Second Year

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Odhams Press Limited:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: WARTWO171


Hardcover, edition not stated, no printed dates, 770gms, 256 pages, red endpapers. A pictorial history of the second year of World War II. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Boards are in good condition with mild scuffing and foxing to edges, spine and corners. Inside front endpaper shows a small pen marking from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved mark... View more info

Sanctuary! Nazi Fugitives in Australia

By: Aarons, Mark

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Port Melbourne, Australia, William Heinemann Australia: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO211


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 806gms, 385 pages, blank endpapers. After the Second World War, Australia gave safe haven to hundreds of Nazi war criminals from all over Europe, who hid among the legitimate refugees and victims of Nazism and arrived in Australia under post-war immigration schemes. This book asks the questions: who were these people? what were their crimes? why did Australia take them in? Book is in good condition wit... View more info

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Ratlines: How the Vatican's Nazi Networks Betryed Western Intelligence to the Soviets

By: Aarons, Mark; Loftus, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Mandarin Paperbacks: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO69


Paperback, Reprint, 200gms, 372 pages. Ratlines is a shocking litany of disaster, duplicity and betrayal which reveals a Vatican deeply compromised by its nefariousness and thoroughly infiltrated and manipulated by communists and fascists. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage... View more info

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Prisoners of War: From Gallipoli to Korea

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Viking: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR158


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1370gms, 599 pages, grey/blue endpapers. In this book, Patsy Adam-Smith uses dozens of interviews with former POWs to repaint the image to show the strength and courage of Australians taken prisoner in World War I, World War II and the Korean War. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with o... View more info

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Spy Went Dancing, The: My Further Adventures as an Undercover Agent

By: Aline, Countess of Romanones

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA98


Hardcover, first edition, 654g, 319pgs, coloured endpapers. It is 1966: the war has been over for more than twenty years when an ace operative, code name "Tiger," is called out of semi-retirement by the CIA for a crucial mission: to uncover a highly placed NATO mole who is gravely threatening U.S. security. But "Tiger" is no ordinary spy; she is Aline, Countess of Romanones, an internationally prominent socialite who can mix naturally in the right Europea... View more info

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Himmler's Secret War: The Covert Peace Negotiations of Heinrich Himmler

By: Allen, Martin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Carroll & Graf Publishers: 2006

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO181


Hardcover with black and red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first US edition, 634gms, 302 pages. An intriguing look at the last two years of the Third Reich, Heinrich Himmler's covert attempt at peace, and Churchill's elaborate ruse to use him against the Nazi High Command. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Inside front endpaper has been removed. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition wi... View more info

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Okinawa: The Last Battle - The War in the Pacific (United States Army in World War II)

By: Appleman, Roy E.; Burns, James M.; Gugeler, Russell A.; and Stevens, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, BBD Special Editions:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO205


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, undated (circa 1993), 1150gms, 529 pages, blank endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Page edges show moderate to heavy discolouration. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Cowra: Teruhiko Asada's First-Person Account of 'The Night of a Thousand Suicides'

By: Asada, Teruhiko

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO34


Paperback, reprint, 100gms, 125 pages. Early in the morning of August 5, 1944, a thousand Japanese POWs launched a desperate charge at the machine-gun posts and barbed wire surrounding their compound at Cowra, NSW. The break-out was doomed to fail with 230 men killed and more than 350 injured in what must be seen as a mass suicide attempt. This book addresses the question - why did it happen - through Teruhiko Asada's compelling first person account. Book is in good cond... View more info

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Graveyards of the Pacific: From Pearl Harbor to Bikini Atoll

By: Ballard, Robert D.; and Morgan, Michael Hamilton

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., USA, National Geographic Society: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA1000


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1460gms, 255pgs, brown endpapers. Join renowned undersea explorer Robert Ballard as he revisits the pivtoal Pacific naval battles of World War II in this lavishly illustrated volume that combines meticulous history with state-of-the-art oceanography. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with light shelf wear and scuffing ... View more info

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Ship-Busters, The: The Story of the R.A.F. Torpedo-Bombers

By: Barker, Ralph

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, England, Chatto and Windus Ltd: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARAIR22


Hardcover with blue boards no dust jacket, First Edition, 325gms, 272 pages, blank endpapers. The Ship Busters is the story of the Royal Air Force Torpedo Bombers. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear, fading to the boards, moderate page discolouration and spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Stalingrad

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Books: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO75


Paperback, reprint edition, 728gms, 493 pages. This classic account of the epic turning point in the second world war has become an international bestseller. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and minor page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us dire... View more info

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Good Listener, The: Helen Bamber - A Life Against Cruelty

By: Belton, Neil

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK256


Hardcover with dark brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 824gms, 374 pages. Helen Bamber grew up in northeast London the daughter of a Polish Jew. Helen dedicated her life to caring for the survivors of the concentration camps, known as 'the Boys'. Her tireless work for victims of extreme cruelty led to her setting up a foundation called the Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture. This is her story. Book is in very good condition with mild genera... View more info

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Case to Answer, A: The Story of Australia's First European War Crimes Prosecution

By: Bevan, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Kent Town, Australia, Wakefield Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO207


Softcover, first edition, 308gms, 264 pages. This is a compelling courtroom drama. David Bevan describes the events that led to Polyukhovich's arrest, his near fatal shooting, and the extraordinary manoeuvrings as Australia's legal system is tested to the limit. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Laughing Gunner and Selected War Stories

By: Bingham, Geoffrey C.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Blackwood, SA, Australia, Troubadour Press Inc.: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO186


Softcover, reprint, 376gms, 319 pages. These short war stories, mainly of action in the Malayan campaign of World War II and of the Japanese Prison Camps, vividly depict the lives of soldiers under the stress of action, and those those subjected to the remoreseless grindstone of captivity and lingering death. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info