True Stories: War / Combat / Elite Forces


"B-17's Over Berlin"

Personal Stories From the 95th Bomb Group (H)

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"Memories of War" series; Personal stories from the 95th Bomber Group. With 211 b&w photographs. New ed. Paperback, 424 pages. Size: 200 x 126 mm. Weight: 330g.
Author:  (Hawkins, Ian, ed.)
ISBN:  1574888420
Publisher:  Potomac Books Inc
Date:  2004  (United States)
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"Destroyer"

An Anthology of First-Hand Accounts of the War at Sea 1939-1945

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There is no more vivid and poignant account than one at first hand, and Editor Ian Hawkins has drawn together numerous stories from those men who served on the 'B' class destroyers and others, weaving them seamlessly together using excerpts from books, news articles, speeches and his own authoritative notes. With 60 illustrations. Paperback, 552 pages. Size: 198 x 129 mm. Weight: 638g.
Author:  (Hawkins, Ian, ed.)
ISBN:  1844860086
Publisher:  Anova Books
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories: War / Combat / Elite Forces

"In Foreign Fields"

True Stories of Amazing Bravery From Iraq and Afganistan - By British Medal Winners, in Their Own Words

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True Stories of Amazing Bravery from Iraq and Afganistan - by British Medal Winners, in Their Own Words. This unique collection of never-before-told stories is destined to become a classic of war reportage. With colour illustrations, 2 x 8pp plate sections. Hardback, 320 pages. Size: 222 x 143 mm. Weight: 622g.
Author:  (Collins, Dan, ed.)
ISBN:  0955285488
Publisher:  Monday Books
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
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"In Foreign Fields"

Heroes of Iraq and Afghanistan in Their Own Words

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Heroes of Iraq and Afghanistan In Their Own Words. A unique collection of never-before-told stories from the bravest of the brave British soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. Each day in these two countries is a desperate battle for survival against deadly and implacable enemy forces, and each day brings new acts of bravery, courage and self-sacrifice that seem to belong to a bygone age. Here, 25 medal winners - the bravest of the brave - from the Army, the Royal Marine Commandoes and the RAF describe in their own words the astonishing actions which led to their awards. Paperback, 368 pages. Size: 198 x 129 mm. Weight: 342g.
Author:  (Collins, Dan, ed.)
ISBN:  1906308071
Publisher:  Monday Books
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
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"Indian Mutiny and Beyond"

The Letters of Robert Shebbeare Vc

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Rare and valuable letters from a winner of the Victoria Cross. With 8 b&w photos. Hardback, 160 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 414g.
Author:  (Littlewood, Arthur, ed.)
ISBN:  1844155749
Publisher:  Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
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"One Man's War"

An Essex Soldier in World War Two

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An Essex Soldier in World War Two. With 60 illustrations. Paperback, 160 pages. Size: 268 x 124 mm. Weight: 244g.
Author:  (Davies, Bill, ed.)
ISBN:  0752445170
Publisher:  The History Press Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
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"Silent Heroes"

Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times

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Ordinary People in Times of War. 'These stories of ordinary, unsung people caught up in warfare provide a personal dimension that's not to be found in conventional military history. Unforgettably, they bring us face to face with its realities'. Martin Bell O.B.E. 'Silent Heroes is a poignant and engaging account of war's effect on ordinary people. Paperback, 160 pages.
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ISBN:  0715208152
Publisher:  St Andrew Press
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
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"Sniper on the Eastern Front"

The Memoirs of Sepp Allerberger, Knight's Cross

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A rare first-hand account, by a ruthlessly efficient German sniper, of life and death during the Nazi invasion of Russia. With illustrated. Hardback, 196 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 627g.
Author:  (Brooks, Geoffrey, ed.)
ISBN:  1844153177
Publisher:  Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
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"Thirty-Odd Feet Below Belgium"

An Affair of Letters in the Great War 1915-1916

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An affair of letters in the Great War, 1915-16. With 20 black and white photographs. Paperback, 136 pages. Size: 210 x 148 mm. Weight: 258g.
Author:  (Stockwin, Arthur, ed.)
ISBN:  1898594805
Publisher:  Parapress
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
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"Voices From World War Ii"

True Accounts of the Second World War By Those Who Experienced It

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Adapted from MCL's partwork Images of War (1989), this book provides a history of the Second World War from the point of view and experiences of the ordinary fighting men and women and the civilians on the home fronts of both Allied and Axis powers. Paperback, 472 pages. Weight: 701g.
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ISBN:  0462099113
Publisher:  Marshall Cavendish
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
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"Red Road From Stalingrad"

Recollections of a Soviet Infantryman

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Recollections of a Soviet Infantryman. An authentic, first-hand account of combat on the Easten Front. With 50ill.. Revised & revised. Hardback, 224 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 599g.
Author:  Abdulin, Mansur (Drabkin, Artem, ed.)
ISBN:  184415145X
Publisher:  Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
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"From Campus to Combat"

A College Boy Becomes a Wwii Army Flier

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When Japan attacked the United States, the author joined Army. After training, he was flying over Europe, dodging German gunners in a B-24. This memoir recounts the achievements of his generation. It details the business of citizens turning into soldiers, and in doing so, highlights the benefits of asking citizens to sacrifice for the war effort. With 2 b/w photos. Paperback, 236 pages. Size: 175 x 140 mm. Weight: 235g.
Author:  Alter, James
ISBN:  1891053817
Publisher:  Garrett County Press
Date:  2006  (United States)
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"Above All, Courage"

The Eyewitness History of the Falklands War

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"Cassell Military Paperbacks" series; This is a title which provides first-hand accounts of what it was like to fight in the Falklands War. With 30 b/w photo\illu(s),1 map(s). New ed. Paperback, 352 pages. Size: 197 x 129 mm. Weight: 402g.
Author:  Arthur, Max
ISBN:  0304362573
Publisher:  Orion Publishing Co
Date:  2002  (United Kingdom)
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"Lest We Forget"

Forgotten Voices From 1914-1945

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Brings together first-hand recollections from the Great War to the Second World War, to illustrate the impact of war. This title is illustrated throughout with line drawings from the Imperial War Museum's archives. It is suitable for anyone wanting to gain an insight into not only specific conflicts, but the overarching effects of war in general. Collector's. Hardback, 352 pages. Weight: 380g.
Author:  Arthur, Max
ISBN:  0091922941
Publisher:  Ebury Press
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
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"Making a Killing"

The Explosive Story of a Hired Gun in Iraq

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A first-hand view of the secret world of private security where ex-soldiers employed to protect US and British interests can make up to $1000 a day. This book reveals a kind of warfare where the rules are still being written. Although hostilities are officially over, the fighting goes on. Scores of US soldiers are dying every day. With 2x8 b/w illustration section. Paperback, 288 pages. Size: 195 x 132 mm. Weight: 219g.
Author:  Ashcroft, James (Captain)
ISBN:  0753512343
Publisher:  Virgin Books
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories: War / Combat / Elite Forces

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