Category: WWII


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Image for Head of Oak Life and Death in the Merchant Navy 1937-1945

Head of Oak Life and Death in the Merchant Navy 1937-1945

By: Gibson, Andrew

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Pog Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17585

ISBN: 0978015711

Condition: Very Good+

Card covers show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book,; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 259 pages; An account of life in the Canadian Merchant Navy during World War II, written by the author, who participated as a crew member on a ship which travelled the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea. View more info

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Pursuit The Sinking of the "Bismarck"

By: Kennedy, Ludovic

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London UK, Collins: 1974

Edition: First Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 15725

ISBN: 0002117398

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket

DJ has light soiling, scuffing, shelwear to edges, price-clipped. Small 1/2" chip missing from top of spine. ; A tight solid book. DJ in mylar. The author, Ludovic Kennedy, actually took part in the pursuit and sinking of the "Bismarck" during the early days of World War II. ; B&W Photographs; 9 X 5.90 X 1.10 inches; 254 pages; In May 1941, the German battleship Bismarck, then the most formidable fighting ship afloat, escaped into the Atlantic, posing a terr... View more info

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HMS Hood Pride of the Royal Navy

By: Norman, Andrew

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Mechanicsburg PA, Stackpole Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17706

ISBN: 081170789x

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Only slight wear; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 9.33 X 6.31 X 0.79 inches; 160 pages; The sinking of the HMS Hood on May 24, 1941 dealt a major blow to the British Royal Navy. Like Titanic years before, Hood had seemed invincible and much of the hopes of the Royal Navy rested with her as the nation entered the war with Germany. But in just seven minutes after an encounter with Bismarck and her consort Prinz Eugen, HMS Hood sunk to the bottom of... View more info