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North Africa   12 Books
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Geographical Handbook Series, For Official Use Only. Algeria. February 1943/May 1944. 2 Vols., B.R. 505 & B.R. 505A (Restricted), 1st Eds., xi+311pp., frontis. & 67 other photos., 3 fldg. maps in end-pocket, 51 maps & diagrams in text & xiv+500pp., frontis. & 121 other photos., fldg. map in endpocket, 75 maps & diagrams in text. Naval Intelligence Division. 19431944  #51544
[HLMainPic] Detailed & extensively illustrated work compiled by the Naval Intelligence Division. Orig. cloth, VG with some pencil annotation & ownership inscrips. of the writer Alan Sillitoe. See illustration on our website.   £50
Geographical Handbook Series, For Official Use Only. Morocco. December 1941/October 1942. 2 Vols., B.R. 506 & B.R. 506A (Restricted), 1st Eds., viii+295pp., 27 plates, 2 fldg. maps in end-pocket, 62 maps & diagrams in text & xii+346pp., frontis. & 34 plates, 2 fldg. maps in endpocket, 53 maps & diagrams in text. Naval Intelligence Division. 19411942  #51543
[HLMainPic] Detailed & extensively illustrated work compiled by the Naval Intelligence Division. Orig. cloth, VG but Vol. I lacking frontis. Ownership inscrips. of the writer Alan Sillitoe. See illustration on our website.   £40
CHEVENIX TRENCH (Charles) The Indian Army & The King's Enemies 1900-1947. 1st Ed., 312pp., 50 illus., 20 maps & plans. VG in dw. T&H. 1988  #56324
[HLMainPic] The Indian Army in WW1 (Western Front, Gallipoli, Mesopotamia, Palestine &c.) & WW2 (Eritrea, North Africa, Italy & Far East). Skilful account. Author served with Indian Cavalry inc. NWF & Italy in WW2. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £15
COOLING (Benjamin F.) Ed. Case Studies in the Achievement of Air Superioritylopment of Close Air Support. 1st Ed., xvii+678pp., approx. 75 photos. & maps. VG in dw. Washington, DC: Center for Air Force History, USAF. 1994  #57826
[HLMainPic] USAF Special Study by a distinguished panel of historian, mostly WW2 campaigns inc. Battle of Britain, North Africa, Operation Overlord, Air War against Japan &c., also Korean War, SE Asia 1964-73 & Israeli Air Force ops. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £25
DANIELL (D.S.) The Royal Hampshire Regiment. Vol. 3: 1918-1954. 1st Ed., xi+294pp., 4 plates. Aldershot. G&P. 1955  #57487
[HLMainPic] WW2: France & Belgium 1939-40; North Africa; Sicily; Italy; NW Europe. Awards. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £35
HORSFALL (Lt.-Col. John, DSO, MC) The Wild Geese are Flighting. 1st Ed., xvi+182pp., 13 plates (1 col. & fldg.), 3 maps. VG in dw. Kineton: Roundwood Press. 1976  #56632
[HLMainPic] 1st Royal Irish Fus. in Tunisia, especially "D" Coy., which the author commanded. VG in dw, with author's presentation inscription. See illustration on our website.   £30
KLEIN (Harry) Light Horse Cavalcade: The Imperial Light Horse 1899-1961. 1st Ed., 200pp., 4to, num. photos., several maps. VG ex-lib. in dw. Bailey Bros. & Swinfen. nd  #57053
[HLMainPic] Boer War inc. Siege of Ladysmith & Relief of Mafeking; GSW Africa 1914-15 & WW2 armoured in North Africa & Italy. Roll of Hon., awards, VG ex-lib. in dw. See illustration on our website.   £30
MCKINNEY (J.B.) Medical Units of 2 NZEF in Middle East & Italy. 1st Ed., xv+462pp., approx. 70 photos., 14 maps (some col. & fldg.). Wellington: War History Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs. 1952  #44992
A volume of the New Zealand Official History. Campaigns in Greece, Crete, Western Desert & Italy. Roll of Hon., awards. Detailed & well-illustrated history. Orig. red cloth, VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
PLAYFAIR (Major-Gen. I.S.O.) The Mediterranean & Middle East. Vol. I: The Early Successes against Italy (to May 1941). 1st Ed., xxvi+506pp., 44 plates, 30 maps & diagrams (many fldg.). VG ex-lib. in dw. HMSO. 1954  #54423
[HLMainPic] East & North Africa, Greece & Crete &c. VG ex-lib. in dw. See illustration on our website.   £35
RICHARDS (D.) & SAUNDERS (H. St. G.) Royal Air Force 1939-1945. 3 Vols., The Fight at Odds; The Fight Avails; The Fight is Won. 3 Vols., 4tyh, 2nd & 1st Imps., xi+430pp., 17 photos., 21 maps & diagrams; ix+415pp., 21 photos., 19 maps & diagrams & ix+441pp., 26 photos., 21 maps & diagram. VG in dws. HMSO. 19531954  #56067
[HLMainPic] Excellent coverage of all air ops. on all fronts, with many good photos. & maps (inc. many fldg.). VG in dws. See illustration on our website.   £35

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