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Official History 1939-1945 Official History 1939-1945   59 Books
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Statistical Digest of the War, Prepared in the Central Statistical Office. 1st Ed., xii+248pp. HMSO with Longmans. 1951  #52010
[HLMainPic] Volume of the UK Civil Series of Official Histories containing a mass of material in tabulated form: population statistics, manpower in the armed forces & civilian employment, social conditions & health, agriculture & food, fuel, production, trade, shipping &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, somewhat worn but sound ex-lib. copy & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £20
The R.C.A.F. Overseas: The Fifth Year. 1st Ed., xviii+404pp., several hundred photos. (inc. many portraits). VG in chipped dw. Toronto: OUP. 1945  #55580
[HLMainPic] Official account of the Royal Canadian Air Force, this volume covering Sept. 1943-Aug. 1944, Bomber Command, invasion of Europe &c. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. blue cloth, sp. sl. spotted o/w VG in chipped dw. see illustration on our website.   £35
BAKER (J.V.T.) The New Zealand People at War: War Economy. 1st Ed., xvi+660pp., approx. 60 photos., 89 charts. Wellington: War History Branch. 1965  #45348
Interesting volume of the New Zealand Official History includes defence construction, industry & farming, war contracts, food exports (to Britain &c.), problems of supply, fuel, trade, &c. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG.   £25
COLLIER (Basil) The Defence of the United Kingdom. Facsimile reprint, xix+557pp., 29 photos., 32 maps (most fldg.). IWM. 1995  #54978
Battle of Britain & aerial defence against bombing, V1s & V2s &c. Orig. cloth, VG.   £20
CREW (F.A.E., FRS) The Army Medical Services, Campaigns, Vol. V: Burma. 1st Ed., xlvi+754pp., 55 plates, 84 sketch maps & diagrams, 33 tables. VG in little worn dw. HMSO. 1959  #58293
[HLMainPic] Much of value on the Burma campaign, with excellent photos., maps &c. Orig. maroon cloth, VG in little worn dw & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £100
DAVIN (D.M.) Crete. Facsimile reprint of 1953 1st Ed., xvii+547pp., approx. 50 photos., 29 maps. Nashville: Battery Press & London: IWM. 1997  #56371
[HLMainPic] A very detailed volume of the New Zealand Official History containing an account of the NZ ops. on Crete in May 1941. Orig. red cloth, VG & original edition scarce. See illustration on our website.   £45
DERRY (T.K.) The Campaign in Norway. Facsimile reprint of 1952 1st Ed., xi+289pp., 5 plates, 14 maps (some fldg.). IWM/Battery Press. 1995  #50724
[HLMainPic] Orig. green cloth, VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
DONNISON (F.S.V.) British Military Administration in the Far East 1943-46. 1st Ed., xviii+483pp., 8 fldg. & 2 sketch maps. VG ex-lib. in dw. HMSO. 1956  #54418
Burma, Malaya, Indo-China & Indonesia. VG ex-lib. in dw.   £25
EHRMAN (John) Grand Strategy. Vol. VI: Oct. 1944-Aug. 1945. 1st Ed., xvi+422pp., 10 plates, 6 fldg. maps., ep maps. HMSO. 1956  #55031
[HLMainPic] NW Europe & South-East Asia. Orig. green cloth, VG ex-Evening Standard lib. See illustration on our website.   £25
FERGUSON (Sheila) & FITZGERALD (Hilde) Studies in the Social Services. 1st Ed., ix+367pp. VG ex-lib. in dw. HMSO. 1954  #52071
[HLMainPic] A volume in the Civil Series. Welfare of children, problem of illegitimacy, &c. Orig. cloth, VG ex-lib. in dw. See illustration on our website.   £25

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