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DORNBUSCH (C.E.) Comp. The New Zealand Army, A Bibliography. 1st Ed., [v]+116pp. Cornwallville, NY: Hope Farm Press. 1961  #54676
[HLMainPic] Useful annotated bibliography. Dup. ts. with card covers. VG. See illustration on our website.   £20
LIND (L.J.) Escape from Crete: Being the Personal Narrative of a Prisoner of War on the Island of Crete & His Escape by Submarine to Alexandria. 1st Ed., 100pp., 3 photos., map. Sydney: Australasian Pubg. Co. nd (c.1946).  #58002
[HLMainPic] Australian infantryman captured at Fall of Crete; put to various labouring tasks on the island; escaped from PoW camp & succoured by Cretans. After much trekking he joined up with a group of other escapers & was eventually evacuated on HM Submarine Phoenix. Orig. blue cloth, titled in black to sp., somewhat spotted/marked. Sound. See illustration on our website.   £20
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
NALDER (Maj.-Gen. R.F.H., CB, OBE) The Royal Corps of Signals: A History of its Antecedents & Development (circa 1800-1955). 1st Ed., xvi+672pp., col. frontis., 12 plates + approx. 75 portraits, 26 maps (some fldg.). Royal Signals Institution. 1958  #48387
[HLMainPic] Largely First & Second World Wars, covering organisation & operations on all fronts inc. WW1 France & Flanders, Dardanelles, Macedonia, East Africa, Mespot., Palestine; WW2 Europe, Middle & Far East. An Appendix contains biographies (with photographic portraits) of around 75 senior officers of the Corps. Orig. black cloth, gilt, VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £35
WALKER (Allan S., MD) Australia in the War of 1939-1945, Medical Series. Vol. II: Middle East & Far East. 1st Ed., xvii+701pp., 68 photos., 43 maps & diagrams. Canberra: AWM. 1953  #45840
Campaigns in North Africa (Cyrenaica, Tobruk, Alamein &c.), Greece, Crete, Syria, Malaya, Singapore & the PoW Camps in the Far East. Orig. red cloth, somewhat stained/worn, sound.   £15
WALKER (Allan S., MD) Australia in the War of 1939-1945, Medical Series. Vol. II: Middle East & Far East. 1st Ed., xvii+701pp., 68 photos., 43 maps & diagrams. Canberra: AWM. 1953  #52073
[HLMainPic] Campaigns in North Africa (Cyrenaica, Tobruk, Alamein &c.), Greece, Crete, Syria, Malaya, Singapore & the PoW Camps in the Far East. Orig. cloth, VG ex-Historical Branch, Military Section lib. See illustration on our website.   £30

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