Category: Military History

Sort

showing 1-17 of 17

Image for The British Officer - Leading the Army from 1660 to the Present

The British Officer - Leading the Army from 1660 to the Present

By: Anthony Clayton

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Pearson Education Ltd: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007753


History of the Regimental system of the British Army and the officers who made it work. 271 pp with index, illustrated with 35 black and white plates. Gilt lettering to spine. Minimal bend to boards, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor shelfwear, otherwise near fine. View more info

Sabre Squadron - Elite Combat Series

By: Cameron Spence

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 2004

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004109


True story of an SAS operation behind enemy lines in the Gulf War, written by an SAS Senior NCO. 407pp illustrated with 16 pages of colour photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor marking to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight creasing to edges, otherwise very good. View more info

Image for A Peep Over the Barleycorn

A Peep Over the Barleycorn

By: Charles James O'Mahoney (Editor, Preface)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Uckfield, East Sussex, Naval and Military Press:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006296


Subtitled "In the firing line with the PWO 2nd West Yorkshire Regiment, through the relief of Ladysmith, by 'Jack the Sniper'". Undated facsimile volume published jointly by the National Army Museum, containing recollections of soldiers in the Boer War. 214pp. Apparently new unread copy. View more info

Image for About Face

About Face

By: Colonel David Hackworth and Julie Sherman

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Guild Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007761


Autobiography of America's most decorated soldier, a stunning indictment of the bureacracy and self-interest of the doomed war in Vietnam. 875pp with index, illustrated with 16 pages of photographs and 2 maps, in black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bend to boards, some bumping to corners and minor marking to spine, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ slightly creased, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be required for 1st class or oversea... View more info

Image for Unofficial History

Unofficial History

By: Field-Marshal Sir William Slim

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Corgi Books: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007258


Personal account of the smaller bagttles and campaigns waged during the author's military career between the two World Wars. 222pp. Edges browned, some creasing and rubbing to cover and turned corners, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Image for The Royal Tank Regiment - A Pictorial History 1916-1987

The Royal Tank Regiment - A Pictorial History 1916-1987

By: George Forty

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007890


History of the first 70 years of the Royal Tank Regiment, by the Director and Curator at the Tank Museum at Bovington Camp. Gilt lettering to spine. 256pp with index, illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. Boards a little bowed and ink mark to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Image for Prodigal Soldiers - How the Generation of Officers Born of Vietnam Revolutionized the American Style of War

Prodigal Soldiers - How the Generation of Officers Born of Vietnam Revolutionized the American Style of War

By: James Kitfield

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Washington, Potomac Books Inc: 1997

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 007756


Account of the revitalization of the US armed services in the wake of the Vietnam war. 476pp with index. Minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. View more info

The Guinness History of Land Warfare

By: Kenneth Macksey

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Guinness Superlatives Ltd: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004103


New approach to military history including previously uncollated literary and illustrative material. 248pp with index, profusely illustrated throughout with maps, diagrams, drawings and photographs in black and white. Charts printed to endpapers. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight rubbing to spine and minor marking to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has light edgewear and remains of label to top corner, otherwise very good. View more info

Among Friends - The Scots Guards 1956-1993

By: Murray Naylor

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008735


Account of the Regiment's role in the events of 40 years in the 20th century. 284pp with index, illustrated with black and white maps to text and endpapers and photographs in colour and black and white. Crest to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Edges slightly sunned and minor bumping to spine, otherwise very good unmarked copy. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear, otherwise very good. View more info

A Voice from The Ranks of the Scots Guards

By: Norman Walter Hughes (Norry Hughes)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Milton Keynes, AuthorHouse UK Ltd: 2009

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 007222


The Updated History of the Scots (Fusilier) Guards at The Invasion of the Crimea 1854-1856. 302pp, illustrated in black and white with 2 photographs, map and diagram. Minor surface marking to cover and minimal marking to edges, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Image for Military Uniforms in Colour

Military Uniforms in Colour

By: Preben Kannik, William Y Carman (Editor)

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008387


Pocket encyclopedia of the world's soldiers, featuring 512 military uniforms of the world from 1512 to the present day. 278pp with index, illustrated with 512 colour drawings. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bumping to spine and corners and slight spotting to page edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some edgewear, small nicks and slight loss to spine, otherwise good. View more info

Image for Commanders - History's Greatest Military Leaders

Commanders - History's Greatest Military Leaders

By: R G Grant

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Dorling Kindersley: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007893


An illustrated catalogue of military leaders through history. 360pp with index, illustrated throughout in colour. Illustrated endpapers. Boards slightly bowed, otherwise near fine copy in near fine unclipped DJ. VERY HEAVY BOOK, substantial additional postage will be requested. (£12.98 for UK postage). View more info

Acts of War - The Behaviour of Men in Battle

By: Richard Holmes

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 2004

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007230


Analysis of the elements which influence the soldier's behaviour, covering several centuries of warfare and including personal recollections of war veterans. First published under the title 'Firing Line'. Cassell Military Paperbacks edition. 436pp with index, illustrated with 16 pages of black and white plates. Minor creasing to spine and corners, one turned corner and edges slightly sunned, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Image for Soldiers - Army Lives and Loyalties From Redcoats to Dusty Warriors

Soldiers - Army Lives and Loyalties From Redcoats to Dusty Warriors

By: Richard Holmes

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Harper Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition, 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 008105


Story of the British soldier, from the 17th century to the modern day. 656pp with index, illustrated with 16 pages of photographs in colour and black and white. Red endpapers, gilt lettering to spine. Some bumping to spine and top corners and light marking to page edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ hassome edgewear and marking, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested for 1st class/overseas shipping. View more info

The Hutchinson Atlas of Battle Plans - Before and After

By: Richard Holmes (Advisory Editor), John Pimlott (General Editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, Helicon Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008734


Collection of in-depth essays contrasting battle plans with their actual outcomes, from the Romans to World War II. 237pp, illustrated with original maps in black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bumping to top edges, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight edgewear, otherwise very good. View more info

Image for The Longest Siege: Tobruk - The Battle That Saved North Africa

The Longest Siege: Tobruk - The Battle That Saved North Africa

By: Robert Lyman

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007646


Epic story of the Libyan port's desperate defence against Rommel and the Italian allies in 1941. 309pp with index, illustrated with 38 black and white photographs and 7 maps. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight sunning to page edges, otherwise very good copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal shelfwear, otherwise very good/near fine. View more info

Image for The Violence of Peace - America's Wars in the Age of Obama

The Violence of Peace - America's Wars in the Age of Obama

By: Stephen Carter

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, Beast Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007754


Assessment of the implications of President Obama's military philosophy during his first two years in office. 255pp with index. Slight bumping to spine and corners and light sunning to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor wear to edges, otherwise very good. View more info