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1917 Gallipoli by John Masefield. $15
Click Here for Product Details! 1917 Gallipoli book by John Masefield. Blue/black cloth bound hard cover book in good condition, dealing with the attempt by Allied forces to attack the Ottoman empire (and Germany) via the Gallipoli penninsula. A poorly planned attempt which cost many lives and is noted more for the succesful retreat of Allied forces.
1994 The Fighting Nation Lord Kitchener and His Armies by A.J. Smithers $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1994 The Fighting Nation Lord Kitchener and His Armies by A.J. Smithers. Hard cover with dust jacket in very good condition. 208 pages with numerous photos of the British Army in WW I. Traces the reforms instituted and the units raised by Lord Kitchener as War Minister in the ealy years of WW I
1961 A Full Life by Lt. Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1961 A Full Life by Lt. Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks. Fascinating book by one of the great commanders in WW II. Accounts of the war and the commanders he served under. Archival photos. Brown cloth hard cover with dust jacket in good used condition. (One photo appears have scratches on it) some wear and tear to dust jacket. 320 pages
1920 Now It Can Be Told by Sir Philip Gibb $7.50
Click Here for Product Details! 1920 Now It Can Be Told by Sir Philip Gibb. An orange cloth bound hard cover book formerly owned by a Nash Funerals and so stamped throughout it’s 558 pages. Some staining on cover, front inside cover tape re-enforced. Coverage of World War I.
2009 The Defence of the Realm an Authorized History of MI 5 by Christopher Andrew $30.00
Click Here for Product Details! 2009 The Defence of the Realm an Authorized History of MI 5 by Christopher Andrew. Hard cover book with dust jacket in near mint condition. 1032 pages with photos. Complete history of the Top Secret British Intelligence Agency.

THE BRITISH MILITARY

The British Armed Forces are the armed forces of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Also known as Her Majesty's Armed Forces and sometimes legally the Armed Forces of the Crown, the British Armed Forces encompasses three professional uniformed services, the Royal Navy, the British Army, and the Royal Air Force.

The Commander-in-Chief of the British Armed Forces is the British monarch, HM Queen Elizabeth II, to whom members of the forces swear allegiance. Under British constitutional law, the armed forces are subordinate to the crown but can only be maintained in peace time by parliament's continuing consent. As a result, parliament still approves the continued existence of the standing armed forces on an annual basis. Consistent with longstanding constitutional convention, however, the Prime Minister holds de facto authority over the armed forces.The armed forces are managed by the Defence Council of the Ministry of Defence. Under the 1689 Bill of Rights no standing army may be maintained during a time of peace without the consent of parliament

The military history of the United Kingdom has been greatly influential in world history after 1707 with the merging of the armed forces of England and Scotland to become the armed forces of the Kingdom of Great Britain. Important conflicts in which the British took part later on in history include the Seven Years' War and the Napoleonic Wars of the 18th century/early 19th century, the Crimean War of the mid 19th Century, and the First and Second World Wars of the 20th century. The British Empire, which reached its apogee in the 1920s, was the largest empire in history; almost a third of the world's population were subjects of the British Crown and it controlled a quarter of the world's total land area (and arguably all its seas)

1943 RAF Aces soft cover book $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1943 RAF Aces soft cover book. In used condition with cover loose but quite presentable. Contains a number stories about various WW II Royal Airforce Aces. Published quarterly by the American News Company in Toronto. 112 pages with illustrations and an admonition to buy War Bonds
1966 The Supermarine Walrus by G.W.R. Nicholl $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1966 The Supermarine Walrus by G.W.R. Nicholl. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. Written by the man who was commander of 700 squadron and flew this versatile airplane for 8 years, this is the history and development of the Vickers Supermarine. This plane played a huge part in WW II.
1968 The Royal Flying Corps by Sir Robert Thompson $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1968 The Royal Flying Corps by Sir Robert Thompson part of the Famous Regiments series edited by Lt. General Sir Brian Horrocks. Hard cover book in good condition. This is book about the WW I unit which existed from 1912 to 1916 and was the precursor to the Royal Airforce. 151 pages
1980 The Unknown Warrior by James Leasor $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1980 The Unknown Warrior by James Leasor. First Edition hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. Owner’s name inside. Narrates the story of the Allies attempts to mislead the German military as to the actual location of the D Day landings. A volunteer from X-Troop (No. 3 troop) was sent to Germany to seal the deception. Hence the unknown warrior.

Winston Churchill was a large reason

for the Allies victory over Germany.

Besides being Prime Minister and Commander

he was also a Pulitzer Prize winning author

To view some of his books we have on sale

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1915 The World War by Logan Marshall Illustrated $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1915 The World War by Logan Marshall Illustrated. A history of the Nations And Empires involved and a Study of the Events Culminating in The Great Conflict (WWI). 349 pages with photos and illustrations. Cloth bound hard cover illustrated no dust jacket.
1936 Pepy’s Diary in 2 volumes deciphered by Rev J Smith $20
Click Here for Product Details! 1936 Pepy’s Diary in 2 volumes deciphered by Rev J Smith. The actual diary of 1600s Samuel Pepys who rose through the ranks of the British Navy to become Secretary of the Admiralty. He was then imprisoned in the tower of London, released and then re-instated in the Admiralty. Fascinating story of 1600s life. 2 books in good condition with pink cloth hard covers with some fading maybe.
1939 Engineering Manual for His Majesty’s Fleet $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1939 Engineering Manual for His Majesty’s Fleet. Pre-WW II manual containing regulations and instructions relating to the machinery and engineering personel of His Majesty’s Ships. Hard cover book in good condition with illustrations and many Naval procedures and rules. Was not intended for use by the public.
1943 Pipeline To Battle by Major Peter W. Rainier $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1943 Pipeline To Battle by Major Peter W. Rainier. An Engineer’s Adventures With The British Eighth Army Hard cover ex-library book in good used condition. 302 pages relates WW II efforts in North Africa by Allied forces from an engineering point of view.
1941 Bailierre’s Nurses Complete Medical Dictionary Revised by Margaret E. Hitch S.R.N. $15
Click Here for Product Details! 1941 Bailierre’s Nurses Complete Medical Dictionary Revised by Margaret E. Hitch S.R.N. Almost a First Aid manual for women thrust into the medical corps without much experience during WW II and even for those in Britain during the German bombings. Illustrated with advertisements. Small hardcover in good condition with owner’s name throughout.
1994 Looking For Trouble a signed Autobiography by General Sir Peter De La Billiere $40.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1994 Looking For Trouble a signed Autobiography by General Sir Peter De La Billiere. A hard cover book with dust jacket in near mint condition, 448 pages. Signed by the General himself.
.....SOLD.....1942 Air Commentary by Group Captain W. Helmore $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1942 Air Commentary by Group Captain W. Helmore. Hard cover book in good condition 90 pages Illustrated with sketches of airmen. This book contains some of the transcripts of broadcasts by Air Commodore William Helmore during WW II. (see below)
1942 Bomber Command by the Queen’s Emergency Fund for Air Raid Victims $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1942 Bomber Command by the Queen’s Emergency Fund for Air Raid Victims. Soft cover book in good used condition this book lays out the Air Ministry’s Account of Bomber Command against the Axis from 1939 to 1942. Fully illustrated with aerial target photos with crews and aircraft of WW II. 100 pages
1942 Coastal Command by His Majesty’s Stationary Office $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1942 Coastal Command by His Majesty’s Stationary Office. Soft cover book in good condition with some minor stains. Fully illustrated with archival photos of the British WW II efforts at sea from the Bismark to defending against U boats and the Battle of Norway. Great photos of German ships sunk by British forces and various military transports.
1940s Royal Air Force Picture Book $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1940s Royal Air Force Picture Book. Soft cover book in good used intended for a younger readership but filled with many RAF photos and illustrations 16 of which are in colour. This book tries to explain the reality of war to school children in Britain but has some very good historical value with all the illustrations.
1948 The Battle of Britain by Arthur Bryant and The Few by Edward Shanks $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1948 The Battle of Britain and The Few by Edward Shanks and Arthur Bryant. Small hardcover book with water stains to covers and front pages in two sections reprinted from articles in British newsmagazine ’The Sketch’ in 1944. First part is the Battle of Britain and the second part is ’The Few’ selected poetry about airmen.
1945 Atlantic Bridge The Official Account of the R.A.F. Transport Command’s Ocean Ferry $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1945 Atlantic Bridge The Official Account of the R.A.F. Transport Command’s Ocean Ferry. Prepared for the Air Ministry by the Ministry of Information at His Majesty’s Stationary Office. This softcover has staining on both covers and to page edges. Quite readable though. 75 pages with photos.
1963 The Story of the British Light Aeroplane by Terence Boughton $15
Click Here for Product Details! 1963 The Story of the British Light Aeroplane by Terence Boughton. Hardcover book with dust jacket in good condition. 321 pages with photos detailing small aircraft in England from their beginning in WW I to WW II. Not necessarily a war related book but pertinent. This was part of the extensive library of Robert Steward who ran the Aeronautical Museum at the Oshawa Airport. His family auctioned off his entire museum assets after his death.
1986 The Manston Spitfire by Lewis E. Deal $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1986 The Manston Spitfire by Lewis E. Deal. Soft cover book in good condition this book details evrything about the famous WW II fighter aircraft, the Spitfire, with photos, documents and more. 142 pages
1987 From Moths to Merlins The Story of Malling Airfield by Robin J. Brooks $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1987 From Moths to Merlins The Story of Malling Airfield by Robin J. Brooks. Rare soft cover book in very good condition.
1989 We’ll Meet Again by Vera Lynn with Robin Cross and Jenny De Gex $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1989 We’ll Meet Again by Vera Lynn with Robin Cross and Jenny De Gex. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. This 198 page book is fully illustrated with photos and great advertising from WW II.
1944 March 31,What The British Empire Has Done by The Ministry of Information $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1944 March 31,What The British Empire Has Done by The Ministry of Information. A propaganda booklet full of information of British achievements during WWII from 1939 - 1944. A wealth of information is in the pages of this little book. Tonnage of bombs dropped,battles and much more war effort information. I also have another book like this on sale covering the earlier years.
1940s booklet containing exerpts from speeches and orations of Winston Churchill during WWII $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1940s booklet containing exerpts from speeches and orations of Winston Churchill during WWII. A marvellous book with full page photos of WWII British Prime Minister Winston Churchil. Each page is prefaced by another page with the text of some of the most memorable and inspiring speeches of Winston Churchil.
1990 ’Against All Odds’ The British Army of 1939-46 $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1990 ’Against All Odds’ The British Army of 1939-46. Reprint of limited edition first issued by the National Army Museum in London in 1989. Hard cover book with no dust jacket in good used conditon contains numerous archival photos not seen before including photos of Hitler. 96 pages
.....SOLD.....1943 July 31,What Britain Has Done by The Ministry of Information $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1943 July 31,What Britain Has Done by The Ministry of Information. A propaganda booklet full of information of British achievements during WWII from 1939 - 1942. A wealth of information is in the 31 pages of this little book. Tonnage of bombs dropped,battles and much more war effort information. I also have another book like this on sale covering the later years.
1946 It Came To Our Door by H.P. Twyford $15
Click Here for Product Details! 1946 It Came To Our Door by H.P. Twyford. Red cloth hard cover book in good condition with torn dust jacket. 151 pages with full page photographs by Dermot P. Fitzgerald. Introduction by Lord Mayor of Plymouth from 1939-144 , Lord Astor. This is a diary of War Correspondent H.P. Twyford during World War II and details the hard times experienced by the city of Plymouth (re:Plymouth Blitz)and Britain in general.
.....SOLD.....1940s propaganda booklet John Britain by the United Kingdom Information Office $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1940s propaganda booklet John Britain by the United Kingdom Information Office. More like a pamphlet this little booklet was intended to gain sympathy for the British people during WWII. Mainly intended for the people in America who had not committed to the war yet, it is a fascinating little booklet. John Britain is the British version of John Doe, the average man.
1989 Winston S, Churchill Memories and Adventures $20.
Click Here for Product Details! 1989 Winston S, Churchill Memories and Adventures. Hardcover book in very good condition with dust jacket. Appears to be a First Edition. Winston S Churchill is the grandson of Sir Winston Churchill and here he tells of his prestigious family accompanied by many photos.
1943 Mediterranean Assignment First Edition by Richard McMillan $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1943 Mediterranean Assignment First Edition by Richard McMillan. Hard cover book in good condition. 332 page book narrates the WW II actions in the Mediterranean of the Allied Armies and primarily the 8th Army against Rommel’s Afrika Korps.
1954 Close Contact by Brigadier C.H. Dewherst O.B.E. $20
Click Here for Product Details! 1954 Close Contact by Brigadier C.H. Dewherst O.B.E.. First Edition hardcover book with dust jacket in good condition (See images). Fascinating account of the Soviet Military by the only British officer who lived among them as Chief of the British Mission to the Soviet Forces in East Germany. Many photos. 173 pages.
1977 Commando comic book Sky Raiders $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1977 Commando comic book Sky Raiders. Popular British comic book about WW II. Has a full page black and white photo of wrestler Robby Baron. Good condition. We have several of these we will combine shipping if you order more than 1. You will get a refund of the difference in shipping cost.
1999 Commando comic book The Long Swim $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1999 Commando comic book The Long Swim. Popular British comic book about WW II. Good condition. We have several of these we will combine shipping if you order more than 1. You will get a refund of the difference in shipping cost.
1982 Commando comic book Battle Drop $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1982 Commando comic book Battle Drop. Popular British comic book about WW II. Has a full page black and white photo of racer Ivan Mauger and soccer star Mick Duxbury. Good condition. We have several of these we will combine shipping if you order more than 1. You will get a refund of the difference in shipping cost.
1998 Commando comic book The Secret of Sector Six $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1998 Commando comic book The Secret of Sector Six. Popular British comic book about WW II. Good condition. We have several of these we will combine shipping if you order more than 1. You will get a refund of the difference in shipping cost.
1982 Commando comic book They Called Him Traitor $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1982 Commando comic book They Called Him Traitor. Popular British comic book about WW II. Has a full page black and white photo of boxer Tony Sibson and soccer star Jan Ceulemans. Good condition. We have several of these we will combine shipping if you order more than 1. You will get a refund of the difference in shipping cost.
1993 Commando comic book Into The Trap $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1993 Commando comic book Into The Trap. Popular British comic book about WW II. Good condition. We have several of these we will combine shipping if you order more than 1. You will get a refund of the difference in shipping cost.