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The Mitrokhin

By: Andrew Christopher and Vasili Mitrokhin

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Allen Lane /penguin: 1999

Edition: 5 Ed

Sellers ID: 01477


A very heavy book all about the KGB in europe and the west. View more info

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The Deniable Agent: Undercover in Afghanistan

By: Berry, Colin

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Mainstream Publishing: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03376


Colin Berry reveals the truth about what really happened and how he spent a year in a stinking Afghan jail, being beaten and tortured, before his release was finally negotiated. There is light marking to the text block fore edge A good, clean copy. View more info

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Lockheed Sr-71 Blackbird

By: Crickmore, Paul

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Osprey Pub Co: 1987

Edition: 3rd Impression

Sellers ID: 02403


Illustrated with over 160 black and white photographs and 12 photographs in full colour. This book is the culmination of patient and diligent research by the author, this is a full account of the Blackbird story this 200 page book describes the technological leap in aerodynamics, propulsion, materials and avionics which stretched the state- of- the- art into a new dimension. Here, too, is the story of the men, the missions, and the records which made the Blackbird a leg... View more info

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Special Op: Bomber: Daring Missions That Changed the Shape of WWII

By: Darlow, Steve

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK., David & Charles: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02769


Special Op: Bomber tells of the exceptional battles that raged in the skies above Europe during World War II. From the legendary Dambusters raid, to Jericho, a precision attack designed to liberate Resistance fighters from Amiens prison, each of the missions recounted is remarkable for its daring or innovative tactics and its important contribution to the Allied war effort. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to World zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take upto ... View more info

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In the Company of Heroes

By: Durant, Michael J.

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK., Bantam Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02705


Michael Durant's ordeal was first described in Mark Bowden's book ' Black Hawk Down'. This his first person, gripping account, tells of bravery under fire, torture, imprisonment, and the terrifying day-by day reality for a soldier, unarmed and helpless in enemy hands, fighting to survive. The edges of the text block is lightly tanned. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Commando Extraordinary.

By: Foley, Charles

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK., Longmans,Green and CO.: 1954

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02568


In his fast moving account of Otto Skorzeny's missions the author establishes that the airborne privateer who rescued Mussolini laid the basis of his success on a study of British Commando operations. Disconcerting as it may be to learn how our own ideas were turned against us in the last war, an even sharper challenge to complacency comes with the evidence that such novel doctrines are today being adapted behind the Iron Curtain . There is a dedication in pencil on the... View more info

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Fighting Dirty

By: Harclerode Peter

Price: £18.08

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00439


This is the inside story of covert operations from Ho Chi Minh to Osama Bin Laden.The D/W as very slight rippling along the top and bottom of the covers View more info

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The Terrorist Hunters

By: Hayman, Andy; Gilmore, Margaret

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK., Bantam Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02701


The Terrorist Hunters' is the first definitive inside account of the key terrorist events of our time. It is the story of how UK police are hunting a new and lethal threat. The covers shows light signs of ware to its edges. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and will take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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X-Craft Versus Tirpitz: The Mystery of the Missing X5

By: Jacobsen, Alf

Price: £16.26

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02506


Award winning journalist Alf Jacobsen relates one of the most incredible tales of the Second World War, when Royal Navy X-craft midget submarines attacked the mighty German battleship Turpitz planting high explosives beneath the keel as it lay in the fjords of northern Norway. X5 and her crew were never heard of again, and were thought to have failed in their operation, but new evidence by Jacobsen may point to them actually succeeding in their mission. This book is a f... View more info

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Raiders: Great Exploits of the Second World War

By: Laffin, John

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Sutton Pub Ltd: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02179


During the Second World War a number of daring military actions were carried out by Allied and Axis land, sea and air forces against targets carefully selected for their strategic or propaganda values. These raids were as individual in character as the men who carried them out and equally unique in there objectives. John Laffin relates more than twenty such operations mounted by British, German, American, Australian, Italian and Canadian forces. View more info

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The Nazi Hunters

By: Lewis,Damien

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Quercus: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03517


In the late summer of 1944 sixty SAS were parachuted into the Vosges Mountains, the last bulwark of the defences of Hitler's Reich. Dropped some 500 miles behind enemy lines, the SAS were tasked with wreaking havoc and bloody mayhem, ensuring that Hitler's do-or-die defence would fail. Still studied by the SAS today. The Nazi Hunters are a founding part of the regiments myth. A good clean,tight copy. View more info

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Sniper One ; The Blistering True Story of a British Battle Group Under Siege.

By: Mills, SGT Dan.

Price: £7.23

Publisher: UK., Penquin/ Michael Joseph.: 2007

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02316


If any of Mill's eighteen-man sniper platoon had thought that at the people of Al Amarah were going to welcome them with open arms, they were rapidly forced to reconsider. For the next six months, isolated, besieged and under constant fire, the battalion refused to give an inch. Cimic House, their HQ, may have been a bombsite, but it was home. And its defence- the most the British Army had fought in fifty years - was a modern day Rork's Drift View more info

Commandos : The Inside Story of Britain's Most Elite Fighting Force

By: Parker John.

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Bounty Books Ltd: 2006

Edition: Reprint 2006

Sellers ID: 02300


The history of the Commandos has been a relentless military journey , one now recounted in this acclaimed series on British military activity. Bloody, fearful and controversial accounts are carefully reconstructed and dramatically recalled in the words of the men who were there. View more info

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The Specialist: The Personal Story of an Elite Specialist in Covert Operations

By: Rivers,Gayle

Price: £9.03

Publisher: UK., Guild Publishing Ltd.: 1985

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02811


Among mercenaries, as in all professions, there is a hierarchy of rank and stature and the tough-talking, flashy ' dogs of war' who grab the headlines are often at the bottom of it. at the top is an elite group of specialists who plan and execute the most dangerous and politically sensitive missions, far away from the media spotlight, and ex-Anzac special forces ( SAS) covert warfare expert Gayle Rivers is a leader even among that elite. The DJ shows light shelf ware to... View more info

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The Raid.

By: Schemmer, Benjamin.F.

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Book Club Association.: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02591


This is the full story of the extraordinary top-secret mission to rescue 61 American POWs in a prison compound 23 miles from Hanoi. The Raid provides intimate insights into Washington's military and intelligence establishments, and into the actions of the ' men at the top' as they attempted to seek a resolution to the tragic dilemma of the Vietnam war. There is light fading to the blue boards edges. View more info

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3 Commando Brigade

By: Southby-Tailyour, Ewen

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK, Ebury Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02992


3 Commando Brigade' is a thrilling first-hand account of that dogged, heroic pursuit of the Taliban by the ordinary marines, sailors ans soldiers responsible. It is a story of valour, fortitude, supreme physical and mental fitness, and unrivalled professionalism under the most testing of circumstances. From the opening salvo the action never lets up, offering a startlingly honest account of the war in Afghanistan as told by the junior officers, corporals and marines on t... View more info

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Special Forces in Action: Afghanistan - Africa - Balkans - Iraq - South America (Battleground Europe)

By: Stilwell, Alexander.

Price: £9.03

Publisher: UK, Pen & Sword Military: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02299


In 1991, the United States-led coalition liberated Kuwait. One of the abiding memories of that conflict was the activities of the coalition's special forces soldiers deep in Iraq - including the British SAS and the US Delta Force. This gripping book is certain to fascinate readers keen to learn about the clandestine actions of leading Special Forces units in the world today. The D/W shows signs of shelf ware. View more info

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Ronin: A Marine Scout-Sniper Platoon in Iraq

By: Tucker, Mike

Price: £11.30

Publisher: U.S.A., Stackpole Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02979


This is the war in Iraq as seen through the high-power scopes of a platoon of elite snipers. Know by its call sign of Ronin after the masterless samurai warriors of ancient Japan, this close knit, street -smart unit deployed to Fallujah between September 2005 and April 2006, where these HOGS -hunters -of gunmen - conducted countersniper and surveillance operations. this is a tight clean copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may ... View more info

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Valkyrie, the plot to kill hitler.

By: Von Boeselager, Philipp

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02633


In this book the author tells the story of a tiny but brilliant faction of Wehrmacht that gathered in an attempt to release their country from the evil man who was crucifying it. There is light marking to the text block. Please note: Standard shipping ( 2nd class) to World Zone 1 and World Zone 2 is by sea and will take between 60 and 90 days. View more info