Biography

D.T.C. Bennett
£38.00

Pathfinder: Wartime Memoirs

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The autobiography of Australian born Air Vice Marshall Bennett, including his experiences of bombing raids and piloting flying boats.

Mollie Panter-Downes
£28.00

London War Notes 1939 - 1945

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For the six years of WWII, Mollie Panter-Downes covered the war in her "Letter from London"  for The New Yorker magazine. These fortnightly reports are compiled here by New Yorker editor William Shawn.

Harold Lamb
£15.00

Theodora and the Emperor: The Drama of Justinian

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A double biography of what have been called the first notable husband-and -wife partnership of modern history: Emperor Justinian and Theodora, daughter of a Syrian bear trainer.

Frank Foster
£40.00

Pink Coat, Spangles and Sawdust

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Subtitled "Reminiscences of Circus Life with Sanger's, Bertram Mills and other Circuses". The author was an Equestrian Director, Ringmaster and multi-talented circus performer. 

J. E. Lloyd
£38.00

Owen Glendower, Owen Glyn Dwr

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A biography of Owen Glyn Dwr, champion of Welsh culture and identity, and campaigner for independence.

Clare Sheridan
£30.00

Arab Interlude

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Continuing of the Author's earlier autobiography "Nuda Veritas," and detailing the eight years she lived in the Sahara with native Arab peoples.

S. I. Hsiung
£18.00

The Life of Chiang Kai-Shek

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A biography of the leader of the early days of the modern Republic of China. Includes approx. 20 black and white photographs and maps in the endpapers. 398pp.

Marek Swiecicki
£20.00

With the Red Devils at Arnhem

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The memoirs of a member of the 1st Polish parachute Brigade Group at the Battle of Arnhem.

David Woodward
£30.00

Ramsay at War

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A biography of Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, who was responsible for planning all of the great amphibious operations in WWII from Dunkirk to D-Day.

Constance Babington Smith
£40.00

Evidence in Camera

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An account of the authors work in photographic intelligence with the Allied Central interpretation unit during WWII.

Desmond Young
£22.00

Rutland of Jutland

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A Biography of Squadron-Commander F. J. Rutland, famous for his courage and feats of daring whilst serving in the R.N.A.S in WWI. His speciality was flying reconnaissance planes off from the turret tops of cruisers, before the development of Aircraft Carriers. However, the mysterious circumstances of his arrest and long period of detention without trial during WWII are strange and disquieting.

Henry Cadogan
£35.00

The Road to Armageddon, The Life and Letters of Lieutenant Henry Cadogan, RWF (1868 - 1914)

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Written and compiled by his Grandson, following the career of a typical infantry officer in the late-nineteenth century, through his letters home to his large family. Often stationed far from home across the Empire, Henry Cadogan rises to command the 1st Batallion, The Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Ill prepared for modern warfare, they are posted to Belgium in 1914.

W. A. Waterton
£22.00

The Quick and the Dead

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"In experimental flying, says Bill Waterton, there are only two kinds of people; the quick and the dead." After service as a fighter pilot in WW2, the author spent thousands of hours testing jets, including breaking the current world speed record. A fascinating insight into the British post-war aviation industry.

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