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German Army   28 Books
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Field Notes on the Belgian, French & German Armies. Prepared by the General Staff, War Office. 1914. 1st Ed., orig. buff printed wraps., 68pp. Printed by Harrison & Sons for the War Office. August 1914  #51762
[HLMainPic] Guide to the organisation of formations, war establishments, uniforms, notes on marches, outposts & billets, &c. Very nice clean copy, VG. See illustration on our website.   £35
Field Notes on the Belgian, French & German Armies. Prepared by the General Staff, War Office. 1914. 1st Ed., orig. buff printed wraps., 68pp. Printed by Harrison & Sons for the War Office. August 1914  #53428
[HLMainPic] Guide to the organisation of formations, war establishments, uniforms, notes on marches, outposts & billets, &c. Split, chipped/worn but sound ex-IWM. See illustration on our website.   £25
Field Notes on the Belgian, French & German Armies. Prepared by the General Staff, War Office. 1914. 1st Ed., orig. buff printed wraps., 68pp. Printed by Harrison & Sons for the War Office. August 1914  #55305
[HLMainPic] Guide to the organisation of formations, war establishments, uniforms, notes on marches, outposts & billets, &c. Moinor wear, VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
The German Army in Pictures. Prepared by the General Staff. Orig. buff printed wraps., 33pp., photos. throughout. War Office. 1941  #53426
[HLMainPic] Photos. of troops, vehicles, arms, &c. VG ex-IWM. See illustration on our website.   £15
BROGER (Karl) Pillbox 17: The Story of a Comradeship in Arms. 1st Eng. Ed., 220pp. Thornton Butterworth. 1930  #52018
[HLMainPic] German novel concerning "The horrors of warfare in one of those artificial outposts on the Western Front" by 'Germany's Labour Poet,' with an autobiographical Foreword specially written for the English edition. Orig. dec. paper covd. boards with cloth backstrip, VG & rare. See illustration on our website.   £125
CITINO (Robert M.) Death of the Wermacht: The German Campaigns of 1942. 1st Ed., xv+431pp., approx. 30 photos., 15 maps. VG in dw. Kansas Univ. Press. 2007  #57510
[HLMainPic] A scholarly assessment of the turning-point year of WW2, & how the German war machine reacted when the tide turned against it. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £15
COWDERY (Ray) Nazi Para-Military Organizations & Their Badges. 1st Ed., 141pp., 4to, col. & b/w plates throughout. Lakeville, MN: Northstar Commemoratives inc. 1985  #32051
Illus. & descriptive texts on a plethora of organizations such as the Motor Transportation Corps; Todt; Labor Front; League of Ex-Servicemen; Hitler Youth &c., &c. VG.   £20
FALKENHAYN (Gen. Erich von) General Headquarters 1914-1916 & its Critical Decisions. 1st Eng. Ed., 299pp., 6 plates, 5 sketch maps. Hutchinson. 1919  #53726
[HLMainPic] German Chief of Staff responsible for inter alia Verdun & the early Somme battles. Highly regarded by Falls who awarded two stars. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
GLAESER (Ernst) Class 1902. 3rd Eng. Ed. (Cheaper Ed.), 326pp. Secker. 1930  #45543
The boys of Germany born in 1902, due for call-up had the war lasted longer. Falls gives a lengthy review: "..It has been highly praised in Germany & has indeed a good deal of merit. Yet one cannot think that all the sentiments attributed to the boys of the war were realy theirs at the time... Sexual licence & sexual perversity, so common in German fiction of this period, take all too large a place..." Orig. blue cloth, VG.   £20
GLAESER (Ernst) Class 1902. 2nd Imp. of 1st Eng. Ed, 326pp. VG in dw with publisher's promotional wraparound band. Secker. 1929  #52889
[HLMainPic] The boys of Germany born in 1902, due for call-up had the war lasted longer. Falls gives a lengthy review: "..It has been highly praised in Germany & has indeed a good deal of merit. Yet one cannot think that all the sentiments attributed to the boys of the war were realy theirs at the time... Sexual licence & sexual perversity, so common in German fiction of this period, take all too large a place..." Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG in attractive patterned dw with publisher's wraparound band with quote from 'Guardian' review: "As fine an achievement as any war-novelist has accomplished." Nice copy. See illustration on our website.   £60

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