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Special & elite forces

Hardcover. The thrilling story of how SOE-trained commandos destroyed the Nazis' nuclear-weapons programme in one of the most daring - and successful - raids of World War II. Num Pages: 400 pages, 16pp col illus. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJH; HBWQ; JWH; JWMN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 166 x 37. Weight in Grams: 664.
Publisher
Head of Zeus
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784977047
ISBN
9781784977047

€ 25.99
€ 19.01

Hardcover. Editor(s): Duncan, Naomi. Num Pages: 105 pages. BIC Classification: JWH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 162 x 239 x 16. Weight in Grams: 332.
Publisher
Nova Science Pub Inc
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781634844420
ISBN
9781634844420

€ 173.73
€ 165.62

Paperback. The rise and fall of the most feared military and security force of the twentieth century. Num Pages: 288 pages, 80 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DFG; HBJD; HBWQ; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 126 x 21. Weight in Grams: 334.
Publisher
Tempus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752425597
ISBN
9780752425597

€ 16.99
€ 13.44

Hardcover. In his history of the SAS, Tim Jones has covered the most secretive period directly after World War II, when the regiment officially "expired", only to rise from the dead to fight communism in the Malaya emergency. Num Pages: 252 pages, 4pp b&w section. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJ; HBT; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 162 x 242 x 23. Weight in Grams: 514.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
252
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860646768
ISBN
9781860646768

€ 38.99
€ 37.29

Paperback. Eamines all the aspects of the overlap between elite forces and the hidden worlds of intelligence and counter-terrorism. This book takes an objective look at the secret, controversial role of special forces and 'Freelancers' in covert, deadly operations around the world. It is packed with examples of individual heroism, and courage in adversity. Num Pages: 304 pages, ill. BIC Classification: JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 133 x 192 x 26. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
Ebury Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753522813
ISBN
9780753522813

€ 16.18

Paperback. Written by his son-in-law, with unique access to personal records, this is the exciting biography of Karel Kuttelwascher, a Czech who became the scourge of Luftwaffe bombers in 1942, when his destruction of fifteen aircraft while flying with the famed No. 1 Squadron made him the RAF's top night intruder ace. Num Pages: 192 pages, 50 black and white photographs. BIC Classification: 3JJH; BGH; BTP; HBWQ; JWG; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 16. Weight in Grams: 343.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781555910
ISBN
9781781555910

€ 19.75

Hardcover. Num Pages: 272 pages, over 500 color & b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJH; HBJD; HBWQ; JWH; JWTU. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 315 x 236 x 34. Weight in Grams: 2472.
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing Ltd United States
Number of pages
272
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764315510
ISBN
9780764315510

€ 85.74
€ 81.74

Paperback. Illustrator(s): Hook, Adam. Series: Elite. Num Pages: 64 pages, Will illustrate a wide range of uniforms, specialist weapons and personal equipment, and r. BIC Classification: HBW; JW; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 184. .
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472825278
ISBN
9781472825278

€ 13.99
€ 11.98

Paperback. Revealing important operational secrets and shedding light on post-war history, this book is suitable for enthusiasts of military history, and those interested in the world of intelligence. Num Pages: 224 pages, 8 b/w plates. BIC Classification: HBW; JWH. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 215 x 138 x 19. Weight in Grams: 302.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848855663
ISBN
9781848855663

€ 18.76

Hardcover. Num Pages: 272 pages, over 500 color & b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJH; HBJD; HBWQ; JWH; JWTU. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 313 x 238 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1914. Sports and Drill Uniforms, Black Panzer Uniform, Comouflage, Concentration Camp Personnel, SD, SS Female Auxiliaries. 272 pages, illustrations. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJH; HBJD; HBWQ; JWH; JWTU. Dimension: 313 x 238 x 27. Weight: 1930.
Publisher
Schiffer Pub Ltd
Number of pages
272
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764315527
ISBN
9780764315527

€ 85.74
€ 81.74

Paperback.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846034770
ISBN
9781846034770

€ 10.99
€ 10.51

Paperback. From its origins during World War II to its modern role as the world's premier anti-terrorist unit, the Special Air Service has been home to the most highly trained and deadly soldiers ever to do battle. This book offers a reference to every aspect of the history of this elite fighting force. Num Pages: 400 pages, colour and b&w illustrations, maps, portraits. BIC Classification: 1DBK; GBC; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 234 x 24. Weight in Grams: 456. In very good condition. A clean reading copy
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Virgin Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
New Ed
SKU
KRS0009792
ISBN
9780753505342

€ 4.64

Paperback. The true story of an SAS execution squad. Num Pages: 310 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1DBKN; BTM; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 238. 310 pages, maps. The true story of an SAS execution squad. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBKN; BTM; JWH. Dimension: 198 x 130 x 22. Weight: 238.
Publisher
John Blake
Number of pages
310
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843582731
ISBN
9781843582731

€ 11.99
€ 10.29

Paperback. The true story of operators from a private military contractor working in Iraq shortly after the Gulf War. Steiner had left the British Army to join the gold rush in war-torn Iraq, but grew disillusioned about the declining situation in the country as he believed that the joint US and UK invasion had made things far worse. Num Pages: 208 pages, 32 colour photographs. BIC Classification: 1FBQ; BTM; JPWL; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 174 x 16. Weight in Grams: 350.
Publisher
Fonthill Media United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781552209
ISBN
9781781552209

€ 17.81

Hardcover. The top-secret agreement between Britain and the Soviet Union whereby the British Special Operations Executive, the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force arranged the transport of 34 Soviet agents from Archangel and Murmansk to be infiltrated into France, Holland, Italy, Austria and Germany. Num Pages: 320 pages, 20 black and white photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKESD; 3JJH; HBWQ; JPSH; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 156 x 24. Weight in Grams: 522.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Number of pages
320
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781550021
ISBN
9781781550021

€ 27.99
€ 27.53

Paperback. At 16, Mark Time wants to become either a geologist or a Royal Marine. He chooses the career that teaches him how to kill.. and shit in plastic bags. Often hilarious and yet shockingly sobering, Going Commando is the true story of a boy who joins the world's most elite military unit with only his incompetence equalling his will to succeed. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: BM; JWH; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 208.
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784186449
ISBN
9781784186449

€ 11.99
€ 10.29

Paperback. Shown are the weaponry, uniforms and other equipment of the Gebirgsjger as used on all fronts throughout World War II. Translator(s): Johnston, David, Governor General of Canada. Num Pages: 48 pages, b/w photographs, line drawings. BIC Classification: 1DFG; JWD; JWH; JWM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 285 x 209 x 3. Weight in Grams: 188.
Publisher
Schiffer Pub Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780887407567
ISBN
9780887407567

€ 13.99
€ 12.77

Paperback. Naval Frogmen tells the secret seaborne missions by commandos during the Second World War. From Europe to the Far East, frogmen took part in near suicidal missions in their mini submarines often primed with warheads or limpet mines. Risking all to defeat the German Navy, British underwater commandos crippled the mighty Tirpitz battleship. Num Pages: 144 pages, 25 black and white photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; HBWQ; JWH; JWMV2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 9. Weight in Grams: 316.
Publisher
Fonthill Media United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781551721
ISBN
9781781551721

€ 17.81

Hardcover. Detailed photos of all Panzer types used between 1935-1945 in over 400 large format photos. Num Pages: 272 pages, 400+ photos. BIC Classification: 1DFG; HB; JWH; JWM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 286 x 223 x 31. Weight in Grams: 1846.
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1989
Condition
New
SKU
V9780887402074
ISBN
9780887402074

€ 53.45
€ 49.58

Hardcover. The true story of a tragic love affair between an heroic SAS operative and an IRA terrorist. They loved one another, against the taboos of both their armies, for 14 years. The clandestine love affair reached its crescendo with one of the most controversial incidents in the history of the SAS. Num Pages: 352 pages, portraits. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; BT; JWDG; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 160 x 33. Weight in Grams: 695. 8vo.Good copy in dustwrapper. Northern Ireland, Ulster. First edition.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Blake Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KEX0296848
ISBN
9781857821963

€ 25.00

Paperback. The Special Boat Squadron was Britain's most exclusive Special Forces unit during World War II. Highly trained, and totally secretive, the SBS was established as an entity in its own right in early 1943. With the interviews of the surviving members of the unit, this title gathers the forgotten dramatic exploits of this fighting force. Num Pages: 320 pages, 120 b/w. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; HBLW; HBWQ; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 130 x 24. Weight in Grams: 358.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472811134
ISBN
9781472811134

€ 14.99
€ 12.70

Paperback. Editor(s): Stone, Justin F. Translator(s): Tanaka, Minoru. Num Pages: 112 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBJF; HPQ; JWH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 8. Weight in Grams: 186. The Way of the Samurai. 112 pages, illustrations. Editor(s): Stone, Justin F. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBJF; HPQ; JWH. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 8. Weight: 186. Translator(s): Tanaka, Minoru.
Publisher
Square One Publishers, Inc
Number of pages
112
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
Translation
Condition
New
SKU
V9780757000263
ISBN
9780757000263

€ 13.16

Hardcover. Num Pages: 232 pages, 23 black & white illustrations, 16 black & white plates. BIC Classification: BGHA; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 155 x 31. Weight in Grams: 410.
Publisher
Naval Inst Pr
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750964371
ISBN
9780750964371

€ 16.81

Paperback. The author jumped into the chaos of occupied Europe on D-Day, fighting his way through Holland and finally capturing Hitler's Eagle's Nest. He was the only member of Easy Company to write down his experiences as soon as he came home from war. This book shows how a group of comrades entered the furnace of war and came out brothers. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJH; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 152 x 30. Weight in Grams: 342.
Publisher
Ebury Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780091957988
ISBN
9780091957988

€ 18.99
€ 15.04

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