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Commandos   4 Books
[LINNELL (Capt. T.G., RM)] 48 Royal Marine Commando: The Story 1944-46. 1st Ed., 114pp., 17 photos., 11 maps & diagrams, map eps. Privately Printed. 1946  #57149
[HLMainPic] NW Europe inc. D-Day when they landed on Juno Beach, Orne Bridgehead, Walcheren & Maas. Roll of Hon., roll of officers' services, awards roll. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG, "Published privately... for circulation amongst those who served in 48 RM Commando" & this copy inscribed by the author "Mr & Mrs Loft, With the author's compliments & very best wishes. Geoffrey Linnell March 1947." (Capt. T.G. Linnell commanded "S" Heavy Weapon Troop on D Day & took over "X" Troop in July 1944). See illustration on our website.   £85
KEYES (Adml. of the Fleet Lord) Amphibious Warfare & Combined Operations. 1st Ed., 101pp. VG in dw. Cambridge Univ. Press. 1943  #40035
In the Lees-Knowles Lecture for 1943 Keyes (then head of Combined Ops.) discusses the lessons of China 1900, Dardanelles 1915 & Zeebrugge 1918 (in all of which e was involved) & the then current war in Norway, the Med. & Dieppe Raid.   £15
MITCHELL (Raymond) Marine Commando: Sicily & Salerno 1943 with 41 Royal Marines Commando. 1st Ed., 224pp., 16 photos., 4 maps. VG in dw. Hale. 1988  #54910
Personal account of a rifleman. VG in dw.   £10
SAMAIN (Bryan) Commando Men: The Story of a Royal Marine Commando in North-West Europe. 1st Ed., xv+188pp., 12 plates, 11 maps (inc. eps.). Stevens & Sons. 1948  #55017
[HLMainPic] 45 Commando: landed in Normandy on D Day & fought through Holland to Germany. Author was Intelligence Officer. Orig. blue cloth, minor wear, VG. See illustration on our website.   £20




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