Dial a Book Search Sydney Australia
 Book Search    Browse Books    Contact    About us    How to order    Shopping Cart    Book Requests    Secure Payments
Browse  Military Books

There are 522 books in this catalogue.
The Mascot - One of the most astonishing stories to emerge from the Second World War
Kurzem, Mark
Book Number: 55987
ISBN: 9780670029686
Penguin 2007 Trade paperback. 340pp. Very good. Illustrated. Index It tells the remarkable true story of how Alex Kurzem unravelled the shocking secrets of his wartime past. With the support of Mark, his son, Alex began to recall how he evaded the German-led execution squad that decimated his village, but witnessed the murder of his Jewish mother and siblings. He scavenged amongst the trees and protected himself from wolves, before falling into the hands of a Latvian police battalion. The soldiers adopted him as their mascot and Alex accompanied the unit everywhere as it changed its identity and duties to those of an SS unit on the rampage. He even appeared in propaganda films and newspaper articles, riding into Riga in a military parade... yet he was Jewish. At the age of five, was Alex Kurzem a collaborator or just a lost little boy? Caught up in a world of war-crime hunters, former war criminals and security agents with unclear agendas, he has since been threatened by many who believe he has betrayed them.
Price: $8.00

Field Service Pocket Book 1914
General Staff, War Office
Book Number: 66229
His Majesty's Stationery Office, London 1914. Small 8vo. cloth softcover. 290pp. index, illus., charts, diag., plans, some folding. Very good, some stitching undone on top edge of cover, foxing to endpapers.
Price: $95.00

Camps, Billets, Cooking Ceremonial. Sanitation; Organization; Routine; Guard Duties; Inspection; Bivouacs. Imperial Army Series
Solano, John E. Written by an officer of the Regular Army
Book Number: 66211
John Murray, London, 1915. 12mo. hardcover. 220pp. + ads fron & rear. B/w illus. Very good, light foxing, mainly to erndpapers.
Price: $95.00

Operation Husky: The Allied Invasion of Sicily
Pack, S. W. C.
Book Number: 66165
ISBN: 1863512233
David & Charles Newton Abbot 1977. 8vo. hardcover. 186pp. index, b/w illus, Good, foxing to endpapers & outer page edges, minor insect damage to edges of a few pages, owner's inscription on fep. / Very good d/w with a faded spine and foxed flaps.
Price: $18.00

Halifax and Wellington
Book Number: 66137
ISBN: 1856481735
PRC, London 1997. 4to. hardcover. 251pp. b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $25.00

Best of Good Fellows: The Diaries and Memoirs of the Rev.Charles Edmund Doudney,M.A.,C.F.(1871-1915)
Doudney, Charles Edmund
Book Number: 37242
ISBN: 095121408X
England J.Horne 1995 4to hardcover 196pp index, b/w illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w.
Price: $22.00

First In, Last Out : The Navy at Gallipoli
Frame, T. R. and Swinden, G. J.
Book Number: 66104
ISBN: 0864172893
Kangaroo Press 1990. 8vo. hardcover. 208pp. index, b/w ilus. Very good, foxing to edges & endpapers. / Very good d/w. Includes loosley inserted bookplate signed by authors.
Price: $30.00

The Royal Australian Navy: A History
David Stevens (edited by)
Book Number: 66106
ISBN: 0195555422
Oxford University Press Australia, 2006. Large 8vo. softcover. 336pp. index, b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $18.00

The Royal Australian Navy. (The Australian Centenary History of Defence Volume III)
David Stevens (edited by)
Book Number: 66107
ISBN: 0195541162
Oxford University Press Australia, 2003. Large 8vo. hardcover. 336pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, rubbing to bottom cover edge. / Very good d/w..
Price: $22.00

The Bear Went Over the Mountain: Soviet Combat Tactics in Afghanistan
Grau, Lester W.
Book Number: 66084
ISBN: 0714648574
Fank Cass, London 2002. 8vo. hardcover. 220pp. index, b/w maps. Very good. / Good d/w with a creased top edge and a tear on bottom front corner.
Price: $30.00

Australian War Memorial: Treasures from a Century of Collecting
Anderson, Nola
Book Number: 66008
ISBN: 9781742660127
Pier 9, Murdoch Books, Sydney 2012. 4to. hardcover. 611pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w. Heavy book extra post may apply.
Price: $22.00

WA's Pearl Harbour - The Japanese Raid on Broome
Prime, Mervyn W.
Book Number: 65988
Royal Australian Air Force Association, W.A. 6155. 8vo. stapled wraps. 32pp. Very good.
Price: $15.00

HMAS Sydney
Frame, Tom
Book Number: 65925
ISBN: 9780733623639
Hachette Australia, Sydney, 2008. 8vo softcover 411pp index, b/w illus. very good, light foxing to edges, small crease on cover.
Price: $15.00

Hailstorm Over Truk Lagoon
Lindemann, Klaus
Book Number: 65909
ISBN: 9622201164
Maruzen Asia, Singapore 1982. 8vo. softcover. 370pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, light foxing to endpapers & covers.
Price: $40.00

Tactics Of The Crescent Moon: Militant Muslim Combat Methods
Poole, H.John
Book Number: 65914
ISBN: 9780963869579
Posterity Press, Emerald Isle, USA 2004. 8vo. softcover. 342pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, small tear to cover at top of spine, owner's embossed stamp on fep.
Price: $12.00

The U.S. Army/Marine Corps: Counterinsurgency Field Manual
General David H. Petraeus & Lt. General James F. Amos & by Lt. Colonel John A. Nagl. (forewards by); Introduction by Sarah Sewall.
Book Number: 65915
ISBN: 9780226841519
University of Chicago Press, Chicago & London, 2007. 8vo. softcover. 419pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine, owner's embossed stamp on fep.
Price: $18.00

Fallen Sentinel : Australian Tanks in World War II
Book Number: 63235
ISBN: 9781921941023
Big Sky Publishing, Australia, 2011. 8vo. hardcover. 314pp. index, b/w illus. Fine. / Fine d/w.
Price: $18.00

Somewhere in France: The Collected Letters of Lewis Windermere Nott January - December 1916
Nott, David
Book Number: 62440
ISBN: 0732256674
Harper Perennial, Australia, 1996. 9vo. softcover. 331pp. illus. Very good.
Price: $8.00

Air War Against Japan 1943-1945 (Australia in the War of 1939-1945)
Odgers, George
Book Number: 65891
Australian War Memorial, 1957 Large 8vo. hardcover. 533pp. index. + b/w plates. Fair, water stain on page edges, pages wavy, spotting on cover.
Price: $15.00

The Ghosts of Roebuck Bay : The 1942 Attack on Broome and its Tragic Aftermath
Shaw, Ian W.
Book Number: 65893
ISBN: 9781742612362
Pan Macmillan Australia, 2014. 8vo. softcover. 282pp. Very good.
Price: $12.00

The Eavesdroppers. The best kept secret of World War 2.
Bleakley, Jack
Book Number: 65894
ISBN: 064630786x
J. Bleakley, Balwyn, Vic. 1996. 8vo. laminated boards, hardcover. 261pp. index, b/w illus., maps. Very good. Some light foxing to cover, fep. and edge, two small tears at the bottom of the spine.
Price: $150.00

Weymouth at War
Hill, Ron
Book Number: 65889
ISBN: 0948699205
Dorset Publishing Company, 1990. 8vo. hardcover. 76pp. + 32 pages of photos at rear. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $12.00

First Athenian Memories
Mackenzie, Compton
Book Number: 65841
Cassell London, 1931. 8vo. hardcover. 402pp. index. Very good. / no d/w. Second volume of Makenzie's war memories.
Price: $45.00

Dresden: Tuesday 13 February 1945
Taylor, Frederick
Book Number: 65816
ISBN: 0747570841
Bloomsbury Publishing, London, 2004. 8vo. softcover. 584pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, some foxing to endpapers & page edges.
Price: $10.00

Those Ragged Bloody Heroes - From the Kokoda Trail to Gona Beach 1942
Brune, Peter - With a new afterword by Neil McDonald
Book Number: 65717
ISBN: 1863732640
Allen & Unwin, Australia 1991 Trade paperback. 309pp. Good, water stain on top edge of last few pages. Index. The story of those battles told through the eyes of the Australian Soldiers and raises serious questions about the planning and command of the Kokoda and Gona campaigns.
Price: $10.00

Voices of War : Stories from the Australians at War Film Archive
Caulfield, Michael (Editor)
Book Number: 62457
ISBN: 0733620507
Hodder, Australia, 2006. 8vo. hardcover. 541pp. index. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $12.00

Passchendaele. The Untold Story.
Prior, Robin & Trevor Wilson
Book Number: 65695
ISBN: 0300066929
Yale University Press, 1996. 8vo. hardcover. 237pp. index, b/w illus., maps. Very good+. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00

Sandakan: The Untold Story of the Sandakan Death Marches
Ham, Paul
Book Number: 65031
ISBN: 9781864711417
William Heinemann Australia, Sydney, 2012. 8vo. softcover. 656pp. index, b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $12.00

Sandakan: The Untold Story of the Sandakan Death Marches
Ham, Paul
Book Number: 65687
ISBN: 9781864711400
William Heinemann Australia, Sydney, 2012. 8vo. hardcover. 656pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, some foxing to outer edge of text block, owner's inscription on title page. / Very good d/w.
Price: $15.00

Geoffrey Regan's Book of Military Blunders
Regan, Geoffrey
Book Number: 65651
ISBN: 0233999779
Andre Deutsch, London, 2001. Large 8vo. softcover. 188pp., index, b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $12.00

Next 30 Results