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No Phoney War

By: Flower, Stephen

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Gloucestershire, Amberley Publishing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19201

ISBN: 1848689608

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight creasing top edge of dust jacket ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 9.6 X 6.6 X 1.0 inches; 192 pages; "It was 11.15 a.m. on 3 September 1939 as the Prime Minister stated that 'this country is at war with Germany'. The next eight months would become known as the 'Phoney War', supposedly because little happened. Britain moved troops into France, while German, British and French troops faced each other over the Maginot Line. But fighting did not immediately break out on the Franco-German frontier. However, this part of the war was not without inci... View more info

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Waiting for Hitler ; Voices from Britain on the Brink of Invasion

By: Gillies , Midge

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16398

ISBN: 0340837985

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.29 X 5.91 X 1.57 inches; 368 pages; "In late summer 1940, Hitler told his army to prepare to invade England. The nation waited, breathless with tension, for the Nazi threat to become real.Acclaimed author Midge Gillies gathers together the personal accounts of those who still remember this time, with written sources from contemporary press reports, to diaries and letters, to illustrate and recreate the fear, suspense and even excitement of living in England in the shadow of the Nazis. A pair of sisters, determined ... View more info

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Out of Harm's Way The Wartime Evacuation of Children from Britain

By: Mann, Jessica

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Headline Book Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18109

ISBN: 0755311388

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 9.21 X 6.14 X 1.50 inches; 342 pages; "In June 1940, Britain expected enemy invasion. Despite Churchill's determination to fight on the beaches, many parents made desperate efforts to send their children abroad to safety. Thousands left for America, Canada, Australia, and other distant countries. In this revealing new book, Jessica Mann, herself a wartime evacuee, looks at the experiences of those who were sent away to a foreign land, including their dangerous journeys across U-boat-ridden oceans, and asks how they c... View more info

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Time at War A Memoir

By: Mosley, Nicholas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17015

ISBN: 029785240X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only light wear to book & dustjacket ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 7.80 X 5.28 X 1.10 inches; 180 pages; "Nicholas Mosley, son of Oswald Mosley and his first wife, is an admired novelist, most famous for ACCIDENT, filmed by Joseph Losey from a Harold Pinter screenplay and starring Dirk Bogarde. Although he has previously published an autobiography, Nicholas Mosley has hitherto avoided writing about his WWII experience, in which his tangled relationship with his father, Sir Oswald Mosley, leader of the British fascist movement, plays a major part.... View more info

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Boy in the Blitz

By: Perry, Colin

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18038

ISBN: 0850520851

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows light shelfwear, with mild foxing of page edges. a little discoloration top edge of dustjacket ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. ; 8.43 X 5.67 X 1.18 inches; 220 pages; "Colin Albert Perry was born in 1922, in Camberwell. At fourteen, he left school to start work as an office boy with a paper merchant, for fourteen shillings a week. In June 1940, he decided to start a diary, ending in November when he joined the Merchant Navy as a ship's writer. This is Colin's diary, published just as he wrote it. Revealing the psychology of adolescence in u... View more info

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British Foreign Policy During World War II

By: TRUKHANOVSKY, V.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Moscow, Progress Publishers: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12061

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Water damage to bottom of DJ & book (no mustiness), corners a little bumped, some scuffing of DJ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar View more info

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NORTH IRISH HORSE: BATTLE REPORT NORTH AFRICA and ITALY 1943-1945

By: Various

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Sussex, UK, Naval & Military Press: 2006

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 18293

ISBN: 1847342647

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 8.66 X 5.59 X 0.71 inches; 112 pages; A reprint of accounts of the actions of the North Irish Horse in North Africa and Italy in WWII View more info