70745
ABEND, Hallett
PACIFIC CHARTER

London. 1943. John Lane the Bodley Head. 1st Ed. (6), 183 PP. FEP: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover. Stamp and number on front endpaper. Note on verso of FEP. War economy paper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 20.5 x 13.5.
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$25

52518
ABERCROMBIE, Captain L. A. & PRATT, Fletcher
MY LIFE TO THE DESTROYERS

New York. 1944. Henry Holt and Company. 1st printing. XI, (3), 157 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with repaired tears and chips. War economy paper with light foxing. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper and at top margin of page 100. Very good. 21 x 14.
From Pearl Harbour to Guadalcanal, on board destroyers of the Mahan or Drayton class of the US Navy.
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$10

44197
ARIAN, Frank B. & JACOBS, Martin S.
REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR COLLECTIBLES

Missoula, Montana. 2001. Pictorial Histories Publishing. 2nd printing in March 2001 of the 2000 original. 88 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. The 4 page complimentary Price Guide, loosely inserted. Fine. 28 x 21.7. 1575100800
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$10

67880
AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL
WARTIME - Official Magazine of the Australian War Memorial - Issue 77

Canberra. 2017. Australian War Memorial. Issue No. 77, 2017. Edited by Andrew McDonald. 72 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Issue No. 77: Axis Ascendant. Blitzkrieg, by James Holland. Operation Barbarossa, by David Stahel. Pearl Harbor: 75 years on, by Jonathan Parshall. Malayan Campaign and fall of Singapore. ... Proposed Invasion of Australia by Japanese war planners.
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$10

20570
BARKER, A .J.
PEARL HARBOR

London. 1970. Macdonald. Purnell's History of the Second World War series - Battle book, No. 10. 160 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21 x 13.5.
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$5

61904
BARRETT, Margaret
JEAN TREMOULET, The Unloved Consul-General (in Explorations - No. 51)

Melbourne. 2011. ISFAR / Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations. December 2011. 64 PP. Contains article pages 15 to 32. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8.
WWII: Australia / Free French and Vichy France.
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$10

48843
BEACH, Commander Edward L.
SUBMARINE!

London. 1953. William Heinemann. 1st UK edition, with a foreword by Vice-Admiral Charles A. Lockwood. (14), 274 PP. Cloth cover, dj price clipped). Repaired tear at head of spine of dust jacket. Occasional foxing. Very good.. 20 x 13.5.
The USS "Trigger" and other US submarines (Tang, Wahoo, Sea-wolf...) during the Pacific War.
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$10

51718
BINDEL, S.
HYDRODYNAMIQUE NAVALE - V: Dynamique du Navire. Tenue à la Mer/Qualités Evolutives

Paris. 1977. Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées. 1st Ed. ENSTA CN 21 / 395. 192 PP with 5 b/w photos and figures (drawings, plans, sketches). Soft cover. Name of previous owner on title page. French text. Very good. 29.7 x 21. 2722503956
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$15

38398
BLOND, Georges
LE SURVIVANT DU PACIFIQUE

Bruxelles. c. 1960. Club du Livre Sélectionné. Reprint of the original published by Editions Fayard, in a limited edition of 3000 numbered copies (No. 1561/3000). 318 PP with 9 b/w photos, plus 1 folded plate at rear of book with 8 Maps or plans. Title spread: Flight deck of the USS Enterprise. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front cover. Near fine. French text. 20.2 x 13.5.
Pacific War and the US Aircraft Carrier USS Enterprise: from Pearl Harbour to the surrender at Tokyo Bay.
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$15

41177
BOWER YOUNG, Stephen
TRAPPED AT PEARL HARBOR - Escape from Battleship Oklahoma

Annapolis. 1991. Naval Institute Press. 1st edition in the Bluejacket Books series. 189 PP with 7 plans, plus 32 pages with 48 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 156865927X
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$15

66956
BRION, Irene
LADY G I - A Woman's War in the South Pacific

Novato, CA. 1997. Presidio Press. 1st Ed. 178 PP, plus 34 pages with 69 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 19.8 x 13.5. 0891416331
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$30

65889
BRUNE, Peter
THOSE RAGGED BLOODY HEROES: from the Kokoda Trail to Gona Beach 1942

Sydney. 1992. Allen & Unwin. Second impression of the 1992 paperback edition of the 1991 original.. Foreword by Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph Honner. XVI, 309 PP with b/w illustrations (6 drawings / cartoons, 12 maps / plans and 59 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 23 x 15.3. 1863732640
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$10

14832
BURNS, Ross
WAR IN THE PACIFIC 1937-1945

London. 1991. Bison Group. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 18 maps, 33 colour photos & 196 b/w photos. Title-page: Men of the 27th Marines on the beach at Iwo Jima. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 31 x 23.5. 0861248724
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$10

58870
CARLTON, Mike
CRUISER: The Life and Loss of HMAS PERTH and Her Crew

Sydney. 2010. William Heinemann. 1st Ed. XIV, 706 PP with 1 plan and 4 maps, plus 24 pages with 10 colour illustrations and 64 b/w photos. Eps: White Ensign, Royal Navy. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 9781741668391
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$40

50885
CARRUTHERS, Steven L.
JAPANESE SUBMARINE RAIDERS, 1942: A Maritime Mystery

Sydney. 2006. Casper Publications. Revised edition of the 1982 original. 264 PP with 1 plan, 4 graphs, 8 maps and 63 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on front endpaper signed by the author. A fine copy. 23 x 16. 0977506304
Japanese midget submarine against the US defences at Pearl Harbour, the British forces at Diego Suarez and in Sydney Harbour.
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$35

69288
CARRUTHERS, Steven L.
JAPANESE SUBMARINE RAIDERS, 1942: A Maritime Mystery

Sydney. 2006. Casper Publications. Revised edition of the 1982 original. 264 PP with 1 plan, 4 graphs, 8 maps and 63 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Brief hand written note on page facing title page, o/wise a near fine copy. 23 x 16. 0977506304
Japanese midget submarine against the US defences at Pearl Harbour, the British forces at Diego Suarez and in Sydney Harbour.
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$20

35481
CHARLTON, Peter
WAR AGAINST JAPAN 1941-1942

Sydney. 1989. Time-Life Books & John Ferguson. Reprint of the 1988 original, in the Australians at War series. 168 PP with b/w & colour illust. Eps: Japanese ensign, badge of the Australian Army. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28 x 22. 0949118265
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$15

61595
CHOULES, Claude
THE LAST OF THE LAST: CLAUDE CHOULES, His Autobiography

Perth. 2009. Hesperian Press. 1st Ed. XIII, 147 PP with 3 maps and 35 b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of a document and 34 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780859054805
Last man alive who served in a military capacity in both World Wars. HMS Revenge in 1917 ... Responsible for Naval Demolition in Western Australia during WWII.
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$20

50264
CINCPAC - CINCPOA
GUIDE TO THE WESTERN PACIFIC - For the use of the Army, and Marine Corps of the United States of America

Pearl Harbor. 1944. CinCPOA. Restricted edition of CincPac - CinCPOA Bulletin No. 126-44, August 1944. 124 PP with 1 set of drawings birth of an atoll and 9 maps. Illustrated soft coverr (lightly soiled). 8 blank pages (42/43, 46/47, 82/83, & 86/87). Slight ageing of paper. Good reading copy. 20.8 x 14.
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$15

22293
CLARKE, Thurston
PEARL HARBOR GHOSTS, A Journey to Hawaii Then and Now

New York. 1991. William Morrow. 1st US Ed. 411 PP with 31 bw illust. FEP: Maps of Oahu Island, and inset map of the Hawaiian Islands. REP: Map of Honolulu, and inset map of Pearl Harbor. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0688083013
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$15

52686
COALE, Lt. Cmdr. Griffith Baily, USNR
VICTORY AT MIDWAY

New York. 1944. Farrar & Rinehart. 1st Ed. XII, 178 PP with 1 head-piece (Pearl Harbor Navy Yard), plus 16 plates of illustrations by the author (4 b/w & 12 colour). Fp (in colour): Attack on Japanese cruisers Mogami and Mikuma, off Midway, 6 June 1942. Cloth cover, decorated front. Signs of damp on covers and 3 first leaves, o/wise a very good copy. 27.8 x 20.5.
The diary and pictorial records of a combat artist and writer, from the attack on Pearl Harbour to the victory at Midway, six months later.
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$5

62736
COCCHIA, Admiral Aldo
SUBMARINES ATTACKING, Adventures of Italian Naval Forces

London. 1956. William Kimber. 1st English edition. 204, (4 publications) PP, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Fp: An Italian submarine captured on a raiding cruise in the Mediterranean. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Free fly of front endpaper missing. Occasional foxing. Very good reading copy. 22 x 14.5.
Italian submarines in the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Human torpedoes at Alexandria and Gibraltar...
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$20

70425
CONNELL, Brian
RETURN OF THE TIGER

London. 1960. Evans Brothers. 1st Ed. 207 PP with 5 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Fp: Lt. Col. Ivan Lyon. Eps: The course of the "Krait" in Java Sea. Hard cover, dj (price clipped and with a few closed tears or chips). Ageing of paper and foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.5 x 14.8.
The adventure of British & Australian raiders who sank 40,000 tons of Japanese shipping in Singapore in 1944.
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$25

64801
CONNER, Claude C.
NOTHING FRIENDLY IN THE VICINITY: My Patrols on the Submarine USS Guardfish During WWII

Mason City, Iowa. 1999. Savas Publishing. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear Admiral Norwell G. Ward. Introduction by Rear Admiral Ralph M. Metcalf. VIII, 230 PP with 6 maps and b/:w illustrations (4 drawings and 5 photos). Fp: USS Guardfish returning to the states after WWII. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 23.7 x 15.5. 1882810414
USS Guardfish was based in Brisbane for patrols 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.
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$25

33849
CORRE, Bruno & BAURET, Gabriel
PORTRAITS - Bataillon du Pacifique, 1941

Nouméa. 1997. Archives Territoriales de Nouvelle-Caledonie. 1st Ed., in the Temps d'Images series. No pagination, 64 PP with 26 portraits of Melanesian soldiers. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 13.
Pictorial souvenir of Melanesian soldiers who joined the Free French and fought Italian and German forces during World War II.
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$30

42229
CROWL, Philip A. & LOVE, Edmund G.
THE WAR IN THE PACIFIC - SEIZURE OF THE GILBERTS AND MARSHALLS

Minnetonka, MN. / Washington. 1995. National Historical Society / Center of Military History, United States Army. Special commemorative edition of the 1955 original, in the United States Army in World War II series. XVIII, 414 PP with 4 tables, 3 charts, 19 maps and 67 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 23 x 18.
The Central Pacific drive against Japan: late 1943, early 1944. Makin and Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands (Kiribati). Kwajalein, Majuro and Eniwetok in the Marshall Islands.
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$25

69437
CUNNINGHAM, Doug & SOFILAS, Mark
TWO DECADES OF CHALLENGE

Perth, W.A. 1983. Advance Australia Challenge / Terra-Graphics (W.A.) Pty. Ltd. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies hand numbered and signed by the artist Mark Sofilas (No. 277). 52 PP with 57 duo-tone illustrations and 15 colour plates tipped in. Eps: The "America's Cup". Leather bound, gilt devices and title on front board. Fine. Large folio : 43 x 34. 0959284400
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$150

68365
D'ALBAS, Andrieu
DEATH OF A NAVY, The Fleets of the Mikado in the Second World War 1941-1945

London. 1957. Robert Hale. 1st UK edition, translated from the French original by Anthony Rippon. 224 PP, plus 16 pages with 21 b/w photos and a large folded map of Western Pacific with 4 insets. Fp: Crew inspection on board "Ashigara" at Kiel. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Offsetting on endpapers and faint foxing. Dust jacket with light shelf wear, o/wise a near fine copy. 21 x 14.
The French author, married to the daughter of a Japanese Admiral, describes the initial Japanese successes and their stubborn defence.
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$35

45263
DALY, Henri
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, Porte-Avions Américain dans les Mers du Sud - La Guerre du Pacifique 1941-1945

Nouméa. 2003. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st Ed., publication No. 60. 321 PP with 6 drawings, 9 maps, and hundreds of b/w photos. Title page: USS Aircraft Carrier Enterprise (CV6), 10 October 1945. FEP: US troops landing in Nouméa. REP: US Navy ships anchored, in Grande Rade. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. French text. Fine. 28.8 x 21.4.. 2951723008
New Caledonia: American aircraft carrier during the Pacific War. WW II, before Pearl Harbor and the arrival of Poppy Force on 12 March 1942... USN in Wallis Island... Battle of the Coral Sea...
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$100

16752
DAVIS, Lt. Colonel F.L. H. (Foreword)
STEPPING STONES TO THE SOLOMONS - The Unofficial History of the 29th Battalion with the Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Pacific (2 NZEF IP)

Wellington. 1947. A.H. & A.W. Reed. 1st Ed. 122 PP with 5 maps in text plus 30 pages with 54 b/w photos. Fp: Action at Falamai. FEP: Map of Western Pacific. REP: Map of Solomon Archipelago. Cloth covers a rubbed around edges and frayed near the spine, o/wise contents are near fine. Image shows title page and frontispiece. Scarce. 21.8 x 14.2.
Fiji, New Caledonia and the Solomons.
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$40

62703
DAVISON, John
THE PACIFIC WAR, Day by Day

London. 2011. Windmill Books. New edition. 192 PP with b/w illustrations (15 maps and hundreds of photos). Laminated pictorial boards, dj. New. 28.7 x 22. 9781936333998
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$10

19482
DAY, David
RELUCTANT NATION, Australia and the Allied Defeat of Japan 1942-45

Melbourne. 1992. Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. X, 366 PP, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Fine. 22.4 x 14.3. 0195532422
The vital period of WWII when the war shifted to the Pacific, engulfing the European empires and dragging in the USA.
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$20

54469
DENNIS, Peter (editor)
1945 - WAR AND PEACE IN THE PACIFIC: Selected Essays

Canberra. 1999. Australian War Memorial. 1st Ed. (6), 213 PP with tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5 0642565481
Cherry Blossoms Falling: Japanese Combat Behaviour at War's End, by Roger J. Spiller. The Final Campaigns of the Pacific War, by David Horner... Send Them All Back: Repatriation of Japanese Internees held in Australia during the Second World War, by Yuriko Nagata...
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$20

65655
DEXTER, David
THE NEW GUINEA OFFENSIVES

Canberra. 1961. Australian War Memorial. 1st Ed., in the "Australia in the War of 1939-1945" series One (Army), Volume VI. XX, 851 PP with 8 maps and 98 sketch maps, plus 52 pages with 5 maps (1 on double page) and 68 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16.
Vol VI: The New Guinea Offensives.
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$35

16716
DODSON, Kenneth
AWAY ALL BOATS

London. 1957. Angus & Robertson. 2nd reprint of the 1955 original. (4), 508 PP. Eps: Map with track of USS Belinda (July 1943-April 1945). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Signature on front endpaper. Very good. 21.8 x 14.5.
Novel set on an attack transport, the U.S.S. Belinda, during the Pacific War.
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$10

30910
DUGAN, Des
GUADALCANAL 1942-1992: Official Souvenir Publication

Sydney. 1992. Mace Marketing Pty. Ltd. 1st Ed. 96 PP with advertising material, b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
Souvenir issue commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Battle for Guadalcanal, "Turning Point" of the Pacific War.
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$30

20709
DUPUY, Colonel Trevor Nevitt
THE NAVAL WAR IN THE PACIFIC: THE RISING SUN OF NIPPON

New York. 1963. Franklin Watts. 1st Ed., No. 11 in The Military History of World War II series. (6), 90 PP with 14 maps & plans & 34 bw photos. Illust. hard cover. Very good. 22 x 18.5.
Growth of Japanese Sea power: rivalry with Russia, China then United States. Pearl Harbour to the struggle for Guadalcanal.
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$5

69262
DYMOND, Ralph
THE HISTORY OF H.M.A.S. VOYAGER I

Hobart. 1992. Southern Holdings. 1st Ed. IV, 196 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, maps). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21.1. 0949089214
Her diary, from construction in 1917 for the Royal Navy, her transfer to the Royal Australian Navy in 1933, her war service and her end in September 1942 in Timor.
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$45

65785
EAMES, Jim
THE SEARCHERS, and their endless quest for lost aircrew in the Southwest Pacific

Brisbane. 1999. University of Queensland Press. 1st Ed. VIII, (2), 237 PP with 5 maps, plus 32 pages with 54 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper and foxing spots on outside edges. Name of previous owner on title page. Very good. Scarce. 22.8 x 15.2. 070223026X
"A thousand Australian airmen remained unaccounted for at war's end in 1945 - solving the puzzle of their disappearance was the task of the intrepid RAAF searcher unit".
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$70

65032
EARDLEY-WILMOT, Captain S.
THE DEVELOPMENT OF NAVIES during the last half-century

London. 1892. Seeley & Co. 1st Ed. XVI, 295 PP, (8 publications) with 24 text drawings (9 on full page), plus frontispiece and 16 b/w plates. Fp: The Baltic Fleet, 1854. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Covers slightly marked, occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 20.7 x 14.5.
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$25

64268
ESTIVAL, Jean-Claude
LA MAISON ROSE à Nouméa, ou Petite histoire souriante de cette fameuse maison de tolérance par ceux qui l'ont vécue...

Nouméa. 2013. La Malle du Gouverneur. 1st Ed. (4), 47 PP with 11 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 27.5 x 21. 9782953845006
An history of the short lived Military Brothel for US troops based in New Caledonia .
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$50

65919
EWER, Dr. Peter
WOUNDED EAGLE - The Bombing of Darwin and Australia's Air Defence Scandal

Sydney. 2009. New Holland Publishers (Australia). 1st Ed. 240 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map of Australia, 1 plan of Darwin and 17 photos. Hard cover, illustrated front. As new. 22.5 x 18.5. 9781741108255
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$30

70529
FITZGERALD, Alan
VICTORY 1945: WAR & PEACE

Canberra. 1995. Australian War Memorial / Gore & Osment. 1st edition in the "Australia Remembers, 50 years Ago" series. Foreword by Paul J. Keating, Prime Minister. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 1875531920
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$15

64658
FORSTER, Pat & EGAN, Ted
THE NAVY IN DARWIN 1941-1943

Darwin. 1992. Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 1 plan, 50 b/w sketches & 4 watercolours by Pat Forster, and 18 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Note inside front cover. Near fine. 29.8 x 21. 0724526862
"A graphic record from a Sailor's Sketchbooks with photographs from the early 1940's".
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$15

71185
FRENCH RESISTANCE
LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE SE RALLIE A LA FRANCE LIBRE / NEW CALEDONIA RALLIES FREE FRANCE - 1940

Sydney. 1944. Les Editions du Courrier Australien. 1st edition. 36 PP with 38 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Call to all French by General De Gaulle, 18 June 1940. Soft cover, illustrated front. Covers soiled, with small chips and repaired at fold/spine. Slight insect damage and foxing. French and English text. Very good. Rare. 20.8 x 13.8.
French resistance in the Colonies 1940.
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$250

48806
GARRETT, Jemima
ISLAND EXILES

Sydney. 1996. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 1st Ed. (8), 200 PP with 3 maps. Pictorial card cover. Dedicatory note to previous owner on half title page signed by the author. Fine. 21.3 x 13.5. 0733304850
How Nauru and its people survived Japanese captivity and starvation during the Pacific War.
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$35

49459
GATACRE, Rear-Admiral G. G. O.
A NAVAL CAREER, Reports of Proceedings 1921-1964

Sydney. 1982. Nautical Press. 1st Ed. (6), 382 PP with numerous b/w illustrations (drawings by Commander F. James and photos). Hard cover. Dust jacket tipped in on front endpaper. Front endpaper with obituary of Gatacre (11th August 1983), Ingleton bookplate and comments by Geoffrey Ingleton. Two letters signed by Rear Admiral Gatacre on endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.7 x 19.5. 0949756024
Interesting account of a varied and distinguished naval career (43 years at sea), and a contribution to Australia's naval heritage: WWII, sinking of Bismarck, Solomons & New Guinea campaign, etc.
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$35

64886
GEE, Patricia & SMITH, Michelle
REDCLIFFE REMEMBERS: The War Years 1939 - 1949

Brisbane. 2004. Redcliffe City Council. 1st edition of 1000 numbered copies (No. 0849 / 1000). 192 PP with b/w illustrations (facsimiles of documents, newspaper clippings, photos ...). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0959324054
Childhood memories, by David Malouf.
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$40

66787
GILL, G. Hermon
AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945: ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY (in 2 volumes)

Canberra. 1957 & 1968. Australian War Memorial. 1st edition in the "Australia in the War of 1939-1945" series, Series Two (Navy). Volume I: XVIII, 686 PP with 49 maps, plus 44 pages with 83 b/w photos. Volume II: XVIII, 752 PP with 44 maps and sketches, plus 44 pages with 84 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket of Volume II is price clipped and with small piece missing at head of spine. Signature on front endpaper of Vol. II. Occasional foxing. Still a very nice set. 23.5 x 13.2.
Volume I: 1939-1942. Volume II: 1942-1945.
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$120

56030
GORDON, Harry
DIE LIKE THE CARP! - The story of the greatest prison escape ever...

Sydney. 1978. Cassell Australia. December 1978 reprint of the October 1978 original. 240 PP, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w photos. Eps: Plans of the P.O.W. camp near Cowra. Hard cover, dj. Top corner of front endpaper clipped. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.2. 0726932434
5th August 1944: escape of over 1100 Japanese POW from the camp at Cowra.
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$15

69184
GORDON, Harry
DIE LIKE THE CARP! - The story of the greatest prison escape ever...

Sydney. 1978. Cassell Australia. 1st Ed. 240 PP, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w photos. Eps: Plans of the P.O.W. camp near Cowra. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.2. 0726932434
5th August 1944: escape of over 1100 Japanese POW from the camp at Cowra.
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$20

48539
GRANDJEAN, Philippe
L' INDOCHINE FACE AU JAPON 1940-1945. Decoux - de Gaulle, un malentendu fatal

Paris. 2004. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Recherches Asiatiques series. 298, (1) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747568571
Indochina between Japanese and the French government's conflicting policies (Vichy of Marshall Pétain and Free French of General de Gaulle).
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$30

45847
GREENWALL, Harry J.
PACIFIC SCENE

London. 1938. Nicholson and Watson. 1st Ed. VIII, 301 PP, plus 1 large folded map of the Pacific at rear of book. Cloth cover, dj (rubbed). Short note on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 19.2 x 13.2.
Japan views on the Pacific after starting the conquest of China. Will America Fight?
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$15

64665
GROSE, Peter
AN AWKWARD TRUTH: The Bombing of Darwin, February 1942

Sydney. c. 2013. Allen & Unwin. Reprint (13th) of the 2009 original. XIII, 258 PP with 2 tables and 4 maps, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.2. 9781741756432
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$20

55994
GROSE, Peter
AN AWKWARD TRUTH: The Bombing of Darwin, February 1942

Sydney. c. 2010. Allen & Unwin. Reprint (4th) of the 2009 original. XIII, 258 PP with 2 tables and 4 maps, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23 x 15.2. 9781741756432
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$15

37581
HARKER, Jack
THE ROCKIES - New Zealand minesweepers at war

Wellington. 2000. Silver Owl Press. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 2 cartoons, 4 sketches and 50 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16.8. 0959797998
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$30

56229
HASTINGS, Max
NEMESIS: The Battle for Japan, 1944-45

London. 2007. HarperCollins. 3rd printing. XXVII, 674 PP with 10 maps, plus 32 pages with 76 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780007219827
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$40

44414
HAWAII NIKKEI EDITORIAL BOARD
JAPANESE EYES ... AMERICAN HEART - Personal Reflections of Hawaii's World War II Nisei Soldiers

Honolulu. 2000. Tendai Educational Foundation. 3rd printing of the 1998 original. XVI, 448 PP with 4 badges, 12 head pieces, and 64 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.2 x 15.7. 0824821629
Reflections of Americans of Japanese Ancestry, compiled by the Hawaii Nikkei History Editorial Board.
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$25

66940
H.M.S. EURYALUS (Cruiser)
CROSSING THE LINE AGAIN, or why Sailors put in for shore Jobs - Thursday, 1st February 1945

On board. 1945. Edited for Thursday, 1st February 1945. 16 PP with 1 illustration by Tanner. Inside front cover: Master of Ceremonies "Lieutenant John Gordon Baskcomb, R.N.R". Soft cover, illustration on front cover by Tanner. Dedicatory note inside front cover "To Mavis with Love" dated 6 November 1945 and signed John. Covers reinforced at spine. Ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 18.5 x 12.5.
HMS Euryalus, Cruiser of 5,450 Tons, built Chatham Dock Yard in 1939. Crossing the line ceremony between Trincomalee and Australia. Original crossing of the Equator at 88 East, on 19th January 1945. The ceremony of this crossing was held on 1st February 1946 by 19 South & 102 East, following 2 successful Air Raids on the Japanese held oil refinery at Palembang, Sumatra. A scarce item.
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$100

37465
HOLMES, W. J.
DOUBLE-EDGED SECRETS - U.S. Naval Intelligence Operations in the Pacific during World War II

Annapolis. 1979. Naval Institute Press. Book Club edition. X, (2), 232 PP, plus 8 pages with with 25 b/w photos, and 9 maps at rear. Eps: Map ot the central Pacific. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.4.
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$10

30050
HONAN, William H.
VISIONS OF INFAMY, The Untold Story of How Journalist Hector C. Bywater Devised the Plans that Led to Pearl Harbor

New York. 1991. St. Martin's Press. 1st US Ed. XVI, 347 PP with 7 maps, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w illust. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean The Highway to Japan. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing on outsided edges. Near fine. 24 x 15.2. 0312054548
The story of Hector C. Bywater, leading British Naval authority who devised the strategy used by Japan to wage the Pacific War.
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$10

66109
HORDERN, Marsden
A MERCIFUL JOURNEY. Recollections of a World War II Patrol Boat Man

Melbourne. 2005. Melbourne University Press. 1st edition, limited to 3000 copies, No. 61 in the second numbered series of the Miegunyah Volumes. XIV, 335 PP with 5 facsimile of documents, plus 16 pages with 34 b/w photos. Eps: Map of Australia northern waters. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dedicatory note on verso of half title page dated and signed by the author. Fine. 24.3 x 15.7. 0522851657
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$75

16715
HOYT, Edwin P.
CLOSING THE CIRCLE, War in the Pacific : 1945

New York. 1982. Van Nostrand Reinhold. Book Club edition. XIII, (3), 236 PP, plus 8 pages with 23 b/w photos. Fp: Map of Japan with 3rd Fleet operations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.
The last 60 days of action of WWII in the Pacific theatre: Kamikaze attacks, Okinawa campaign, atomic bomb. Japan's official surrender aboard the USS Missouri.
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$10

17182
HOYT, Edwin P.
JAPAN'S WAR, The Great Pacific Conflict

London. 1987. Hutchinson. 1st UK Ed. XIV, 514 PP with 1 map in text plus 24 pages with 59 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0091681308
The Pacific War which started as early as 1852.
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$10

13998
HUTCHINSON, Paul, BROWN, David, O'NEILL, Richard et al.
SEA WAR IN THE PACIFIC

London. 1984. Marshall Cavendish. Reprint of the 1976 original. (2), 64 PP with b/w photos & colour illust. (maps, plans, paintings). Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Faint foxing. Very good. 29.2 x 22.2. 086307166X
From Japan's shock-attack on Pearl Harbour to the Marines' capture of Iwo Jima.
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$5

34056
HUTCHINSON, Paul, BROWN, David, O'NEILL, Richard et al.
SEA WAR IN THE PACIFIC

London. 1976. Marshall Cavendish. 1st Ed., in the Marshall Cavendish World War II Special. 64 PP with b/w photos & colour illust. (maps, plans, paintings). Inside front cover: US sea power off Luzon. Inside back cover: the multiple 6 battery of USS Miami bombards Japanese positions on the Island of Peleliu. Pictorial soft cover (slightly rubbed). Very good. 27.4 x 20.7.
From Japan's shock-attack on Pearl Harbor to the Marines' capture of Iwo Jima.
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$10

45971
HUTCHINSON, Robert
JANE'S SUBMARINES WAR BENEATH THE WAVES, from 1776 to the present day

London. 2003. HarperCollins Publishers. 1st paperback edition of the 2001 original. 223 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations (maps & plans, line drawings, photos...). Title spread: U-Boat attacked by Sunderland of the RAF Coastal Command, 1944. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 22. 0007163681
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$10

68083
ITO, Masanori
THE END OF THE IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY

London. 1962. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st English edition, translated by Andrew Y. Kuroda & Roger Pineau. 240 PP with 7 plans & 11 maps, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Eps: Pacific Map showing the tides of war in the Pacific 1941-45. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page and label of previous owner opposite. Dust jacket with repaired tears. Faint foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 21.7 x 14.5.
A Japanese account of the rise and fall of Japan's sea power with emphasis on WWII.
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$20

64682
JENKINS, David
HITTING HOME - The Japanese Attack on Sydney 1942

Sydney. 2002. Random House. Reprint of 1992 1st edition, with a foreword by Steve Gower. 88 PP with b/w illustrations (diagrams, maps and photos) and 8 colour sketches. Foreword and caption of illustrations in English and Japanese. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 28 x 21. 1740511956
The attack in Sydney Harbour by Japanese midget submarines on 31st May, 1942.
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$40

17190
JENKINS, David
HITTING HOME - The Japanese Attack on Sydney 1942

Sydney. 1992. Random House. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Kevin Fewster. 88 PP with b/w illustrations (diagrams, maps and photos) and 8 colour sketches. Foreword and caption of illustrations in English and Japanese. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 28 x 21. 0091826683
The attack in Sydney Harbour by Japanese midget submarines on 31st May, 1942.
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$40

61403
JONES, David & NUNAN, Peter
U.S. SUBS DOWN UNDER. Brisbane, 1942-1945

Brisbane. 2011. Boolarong Press. 1st Australian edition of the 2006 US original. XV, (3), 297, (4) PP with tables, 4 profiles of US submarines, 1 plan, 6 maps and 39 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15. 9781921555893
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$20

70780
KENT, Graeme
GUADALCANAL: Island Ordeal

New York. 1971. Ballantine Books. 1st US printing. Book No. 14, in the Ballantine's illustrated History of the Violent Century. Introduction by Barrie Pitt. 160 PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos & sketches). Pictorial stiff cover. Very good. 20.8 x 13.5.
The six month battle which checked the Japanese advance.
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$10

57699
KIEM, Paul, REID, Richard, BRAGA, Stuart
CONFLICT IN THE PACIFIC (in Teaching History)

Sydney. 2000. History Teachers' Association of NSW. Volume 34, No. 4, December 2000. Special Issue. 88 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29 x 21.
Conflict in the Pacific - A Background, by Paul Kiem. Up North - Australia's War in Papua New Guinea, by Richard Reid... Ethics and Foreign Policy: Hiroshima and Nagasaki, by Cameron Paterson.
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$10

40135
KILDUFF, Peter
US CARRIERS AT WAR

London. 1981. Ian Allan. 1st UK edition. 128 PP with 164 b/w photos. Eps: map of the Pacific Ocean. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29.8 x 22. 0711010773
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$15

36638
KLESTADT, Albert
THE SEA WAS KIND

New York. 1960. David Mckay. Reprint of the 1959 original. IX, 208 PP with 2 maps, plus 12 pages with 12 b/w illust. Fp: Lieutenant Young and the author on their arrival in Australia. Hard cover, dj (lightly rubbed). Near fine. 22 x 14.5.
The war-time escape in an open boat from the Philippines (occupied by Japanese forces), to Northern Australia.
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$35

52984
KNAUER, Kelly, CARR, Bruce Christopher (editors)
V-J DAY: America's World War II Triumph in the Pacific

New York. 2005. Time Books. 1st Ed. VI, 122 PP with 10 colour illustrations, 1 artwork of a U.S. Balao Class submarine, 1 photo of the Trinity Test in 1945, 3 front covers of Time magazine, 5 maps and hundreds of b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 20.5.
Victory over Japan: 60th anniversary tribute.
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$20

47672
LACABANNE, Sonia
BASE WALLAHS - L' Armée Néo-Zélandaise en Nouvelle-Calédonie 1942-1944, stories of the Units of the Base Organisation, NZEF IP

Nouméa. 2004. Sonia Lacabanne. 1st French edition of the 1946 New Zealand original, translated by Sonia Lacabanne & François Planche. 184 PP with 5 drawings, plus 32 pages with 3 maps and 53 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 15.
Story of the units remaining at the bases of the 3rd N.Z. Division, in New Caledonia, during the Pacific campaign of World War II.
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$35

42649
LAMONT-BROWN, Raymond
KAMIKAZE - Japan's Suicide Samurai

London. 2000. Cassell & Co. Reprint of the 1999 paperback edition (original of 1997). 192 PP with 1 organigram and 1 Japanese character ideogram, plus 16 pages with 37 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.8 x 12.8. 0304352004
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$15

68209
LAUNER, Jay
THE ENEMIES' FIGHTING SHIPS

New York. 1944. Sheridan House. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Captain Harley F. Cope, USN. XXII, 222 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (maps, diagrams, silhouettes & sketches and 61 artworks & photos). Green cloth cover with shelf wear and number at bottom of spine. Stamps of "State Library of Tasmania" & "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page and P.vii. Remnants of plate on front endpaper and labels on rear endpapers. Contents clean and bright, overall a very good copy. 24 x 15.7.
Covers both the Japanese and German Navies.
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$25

70542
LAWSON, Captain Ted W.
THIRTY SECONDS OVER TOKYO

Sydney. 1944. Angus and Robertson. 1st Australian edition. Edited by Robert Considine. (10), 218 PP, plus 16 pages with 17 b/w photos and frontispiece. Fp: Captain Ted W. Lawson. FEP: map of Japan and the coast of China. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with closed tears (repaired). Slight foxing. Very good. 18.8 x 12.5.
On the 18th of April 1942.
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$20

51716
LE MARTRET, J. P. & LE ROY, J.
LES BATIMENTS DE GUERRE - Installations de Coque: Installations de Manutention / Installations de Sécurité

Paris. 1977. Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées. 1st Ed. ENSTA CN 30 / 403. 111 PP with 2 b/w photos and figures (drawings, plans, sketches). Soft cover. Name of previous owner on title page. French text. Very good. 29.7 x 21. 2722504030
Warships: Davits, Derricks, Fire fighting, Flood control.
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$10

51717
LE MARTRET, J. P. & LE ROY, J.
LES BATIMENTS DE GUERRE - Installations de Coque : Installations de Mouillage, Amarrage, Remorquage/Manoeuvres et Stabilisation du Navire

Paris. 1977. Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées. 1st Ed. ENSTA CN 30 / 399. 286 PP with 4 b/w photos and figures (drawings, plans, sketches). Soft cover. Name of previous owner on title page. French text. Very good. 29.7 x 21. 2722503999
Warships: Anchoring (anchors, cables, windlass) , Mooring, Towing/Rudders, Steering motors, Stability at sea.
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$15

62535
LEWIS, Dr. Tom
DARWIN'S SUBMARINE I-124

Adelaide. 2010. Avonmore Books. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Honourable Austin Asche, AC, QC. 182 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, documents, maps, plans and sketches and photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 25 x 17.7. 9780957735194
Sunk by HMAS "Deloraine" 20th January 1942 in 150 feet of water off Darwin. Early salvage attempts (for the code books). Historic shipwreck since 28th June 1977.
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$35

69216
LEWIS, Tom
SENSUIKAN I-124, a history of the Imperial Japanese Navy fleet submarine sunk in Northern Territory waters

Darwin. 1997. Tall Stories. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Honourable Daryl W. Manzie. 131 PP with 2 maps, 11 plans and sketches and 65 b/w photos. Letter from editor to The Mercury newspaper loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. Front cover lightly soiled. Very good. Scarce. 29.5 x 21. 0646322184
Sunk by HMAS "Deloraine" 20th January 1942 in 150 feet of water off Darwin. Early salvage attempts (for the code books). Historic shipwreck since 28th June 1977.
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$35

69971
LEWIS, Tom
WRECKS IN DARWIN WATERS

Sydney. 1992. Turton & Armstrong. 1st Ed. VIII, 97 PP with 45 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Darwin waters. Inside rear cover: Timor Sea and Van Diemen Gulf. Pictorial soft cover. Light bump at top of front cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 25 x 17.5. 0908031459
Stories of misadventure, war, accident & storms which sent ships & aircraft to the bottom.
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$20

19322
LEWIS, Tom
WRECKS IN DARWIN WATERS

Sydney. 1992. Turton & Armstrong. 1st Ed. VIII, 97 PP with 45 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Darwin waters. Inside rear cover: Timor Sea and Van Diemen Gulf. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 908031459
Stories of misadventure, war, accident & storms which sent ships & aircraft to the bottom.
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$25

39117
LINDSTROM, Lamont & WHITE, Geoffrey M.
ISLAND ENCOUNTERS - Black and White Memories of the Pacific War

Washington. 1990. Smithsonian Institution Press. 1st Ed. XII, 194 PP with 2 maps and over 175 b/w photos. Fp: A Woleaian Islander, U.S. Marine Corps Major and a Japanese officer. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 28.4 x 22. 0874744571
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$20

66287
LOCKWOOD, Kim
VJ DAY: The End of WWII in the Pacific - 70th Anniversary

Melbourne. 2015. Wilkinson Publishing. 1st Ed., in the WP Military series. No pagination, 88 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 31.5 x 24. 9781922178961
Last Days and Hours. Speeches (Japanese Emperor Hirohito, US President Truman, King George VI, Eleanor Roosevelt & General MacArthur) and Celebrations ...
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$20

70414
LORD, Walter
DAY OF INFAMY

London. 1957. Longmans, Green and Co. 1st UK edition. (X), 243 PP, plus 32 pages with 1 plan and 49 b/w photos. FEP: The last instant of Peace, Pearl Harbor, 7.55 A.M. Dec. 7, 1941. REP: Route of the Japanese attack. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Outside edges with signs of ageing and foxing spots. Very good. 22 x 14.2.
Pearl Harbour, December 7th 1941.
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$20

35693
LORD, Walter
DAY OF INFAMY

London. 1957. Longmans, Green and Co. 1st UK Ed. (X), 243 PP, plus 32 pages with 1 plan and 49 b/w photos. FEP: The last instant of Peace, Pearl Harbor, 7.55 A.M. Dec. 7, 1941. REP: Route of the Japanese attack. Hard cover. Covers rubbed and soiled, spine sunned, lacks half title page, fold rear endpaper split, browning of edges. Good reading copy. 22 x 14.2.
Pearl Harbour, December 7th 1941.
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$5

36234
LOTT, LCDR Arnold S. & SUMRALL, Robert F.
PEARL HARBOR ATTACK - (An Abbreviated History)

Annapolis. 1976. Leeward Publications. 2nd printing of the 1974 original, in the Ship's Data Special series. 32 PP with 3 maps and plans, and 38 b/w illust. (drawings and photos). Inside front cover: Admiral Yamamoto. Inside back cover: US Battleships and Oiler. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 27.5.
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$10

33308
LUKE, Sir Harry
FROM A SOUTH SEAS DIARY 1938-1942

London. 1945. Nicholson & Watson. 1st Ed. 255 PP with 1 facsimile of a menu (14/09/1941), plus 86 pages with 186 b/w photos. Fp: The author with some Fijians. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean with author's principal routes. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine. Covers rubbed, spine sunned, front endpaper rubbed, o/wise a near fine copy. 19 x 12.5.
The author was Governor of Fiji and High Commissioner for the Western Pacific between 1938-42. Visit to the British possessions and New Caledonia.
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$20

41170
McDONALD, Lachie
BYLINES - Memoirs of a War Correspondent

Sydney. 1998. Kangaroo Press. 1st Ed. X, 11-304 PP, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.5 x 15. 0864179553
Australia - Britain - Pacific War - End of colonialism in: Malaya - French Indo-China - Dutch East Indies (Indonesia) - Korea - Japan - China.
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$15

65772
McDONALD, Neil & BRUNE, Peter
200 SHOTS: Damien Parer, George Silk and the Australians at war in New Guinea

Sydney. 1998. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. X, 197 PP with b/w illustrations (4 drawings and sketches, 5 maps and photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owners on title page, o/wise fine. 26 x 19.5 1864485418
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$30

68189
MACINTYRE, Donald
LEYTE GULF: Armada in the Pacific

London. 1970. Macdonald. 1st UK Ed., in the Purnell's History of the Second World War series - Battle Book No. 11. 160 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Covers with rubbed patches. Slight ageing of paper. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page, o/wise very good. 21 x 13.5.
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$5

68048
MAIR, Craig
A LUCKY SHIP - The Nine Lives of the Australian Coaster 'TAMBAR", 1912-1960

Melbourne. 2013. Nautical Association of Australia Inc. 1st Ed. XIV, 226 PP with 2 sets of tables and b/w illustrations (1 drawing, 2 facsimile of documents, 5 plans, 6 maps and 102 photos). Inside covers: Plan of the Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.7. 9780975689639
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$40

62415
MAY, Commander W. E. & STEPHENS, Simon
THE BOATS OF MEN-OF-WAR

London. 1999. National Maritime Museum & Chatham Publishing. 1st Ed. New edition of the 1974 edition with additions by Simon Stephens. Foreword by Basil Greenhill. 128 PP with colour and b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.2. 1861761147
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$20

67274
MAY, Commander W. E. & STEPHENS, Simon
THE BOATS OF MEN-OF-WAR

London & Annapolis. 1999. National Maritime Museum & Naval Institute Press. New edition of the 1974 edition with additions by Simon Stephens. Foreword by Basil Greenhill. 128 PP with colour and b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.2. 1557501904
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$20

69164
MILL, Lorna
BEEN THERE - DONE THAT

Canberra. 1983. Author 1st Ed. with a preface by Surgeon Captain A. S. Ferguson, Federal President Naval Association of Australia. (6), 104, (4) blank, 105 -106, (1) PP with 6 b/w photos, plus 12 pages, with a cartoon, 2 documents and 8 b/w photos. Soft cover, staples. Slight ageing of paper, remainder mark on lower outside edge. Near fine. Scarce. 21 x 15.
Tribute to the WRANS / Women of rthe Royal Australian Navy, 1939 to 1945.
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$35

16701
MILLER, Lt. Cmdr. Max (USNR)
IT'S TOMORROW OUT HERE

New York. 1945. McGraw-Hill. 1st Ed. 187 PP with 58 b/w photos (official US Navy photos by Lt. Cmdr. Charles E. Kerlee, USNR). Fp. Hard cover a little soiled, o/wise a very good copy. 24 x 16.
Memories for the fighting personnel who served in the Pacific: seabees, logistics, atoll bases, patrols, life on aircraft carriers. Very good photos.
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$15

57520
MITSURU, Yoshida
REQUIEM FOR BATTLESHIP YAMATO

London. 1999. BCA (Book Club Associate) / Constable. Reprint of the 1985 original, with translation and introduction by Richard H. Minear. XXXVI, 152 PP, plus 16 pages with 1 facsimile of newspaper and 11 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
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$25

55232
MOORE, W. Robert
PACIFIC WARDS OF UNCLE SAM (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 94, No.1, 1948)

Washington. 1948. NGS. Vol. 94, No. 1, July 1948. Contains article from P.73 to 104 with 2 maps, 11 b/w and 18 colour photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 25.2 x 17.4.
United States Trust Territory of Pacific Islands.
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$5

69209
N/A
2002 CALENDAR - DEFENCE OF AUSTRALIA 1942 : War in the Pacific

Sydney. 2001. Department of Veterans Affairs / Australian War Memorial. Calendar for 2002. 24 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Stiff covers with colour photos. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.
January: Japanese Advance. February: Darwin bombed. ... May: Battle of the Coral Sea. ... October: Towards Kokoda.
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$10

40638
N/A
AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945 - Series Three: AIR (4 volumes)

Canberra. 1962, 1957, 1954 & 1963. Australian War Memorial. 1st Ed. Volume I: XIV, 786 PP with 1 diagram and 47 maps, plus 52 pages with 3 maps on double page and 73 b/w photos. Volume II: XIV, 533 PP with 35 maps, plus 48 pages with 3 maps on double page and 65 b/w photos. Volume III: XVIII, 731 PP with 1 graph, 2 diagrams and 35 maps, plus 52 pages with 95 b/w photos. Volume IV: XIV, 539 PP with 1 chart and 38 maps, plus 58 pages with 4 maps (2 on double page) and 90 b/w photos. Blue cloth covers, gilt titles on slightly faded spines. No dust jackets. Occasional foxing. Very good set. 24 x 16.3.
Volume I: Royal Australian Air Force 1939-1942, by Douglas Gillison. Volume II: Air War against Japan 1943-1945, by George Odgers. Volume III: Air War against Germany and Italy 1939-1943, and Volume IV: Air Power over Europe 1944-1945, by John Herington.
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$200

48732
NAGASAKI
THE RECORDS OF THE ATOMIC BOMBING IN NAGASAKI

Nagasaki. c. 1995. Nagasaki Foundation for the Promotion of Peace. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. Japanese and English text. Fine. 25.8 x 18.3.
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$15

68959
NAVAL ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA
CORAL SEA 50TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION (in White Ensign: the National Journal of the Naval Association of Australia)

Sydney. 1992. Naval Association of Australia. Special issue 9201. Edited by Graham STEVENS. 1st issue after a 2 year demise of this Journal. Foreword by Vice Admiral I.D.G. MacDougal, Chief of Naval Staff. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Battle of the Coral Sea 50 years after: Articles by Peter Brudin, Diet von Wiederhold and Iris Nesdale.
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$10

70526
NEWCOMB, Richard F.
ABANDON SHIP ! - The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the Navy's Greatest Sea Disaster

London. 2001. HarperCollins. 1st printing of the revised edition of the 1958 original, with an introduction and an afterword by Peter Maas. XVIII, (4), 326, (3) PP with 1 map with location map on double page, plus 8 pages with 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with light wear. Faint foxing. Dedicatory note on half title page. Very good. 23.3 x 15.3. 97680732269883
Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, flagship of the Fifth Fleet, 29th July 1945.
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$20

42804
NIMITZ, Fleet Admiral Chester W., ADAMS, Henry H. & POTTER, E.B. (editors)
TRIUMPH IN THE ATLANTIC - The Naval Struggle against the Axis

Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 1960. Spectrum Books / Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1st Ed. IV, 188 PP with 29 maps and diagrams. Pictorial soft cover. Stamp of previous owner on title page. Spine with crease, o/wise near fine. 20.3 x 13.8.
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$25

63988
OGLE, Brian
THE HISTORY OF H.M.A.S. MARYBOROUGH - Corvettes in World War II 1940-1946

Sydney. 1992. Author. 1st Ed. VI, 240 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 41 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Previous owner's signature on half-title page, o/wise fine. 23.8 x 16.5. 064608318X
Built at Maryborough, Queensland, by Walkers Ltd. Dockyard, launched on 12 June, 1941. Action in the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean. Sold in 1947 to Australian General Trading & Shipping Syndicate.
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$35

37318
OSBORNE, Elizabeth
TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER WOMEN AND THE PACIFIC WAR

Canberra. 1997. Aboriginal Studies Press. 1st Ed. XV, 271 PP with 4 maps and 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0855753137
Living between 1942 and 1945 on Australia's front line during the Pacific campaigns.
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$10

69918
PACIFIC
OCEAN FRONT - The Story of the War in the Pacific 1941-1944

London. 1945. HMSO / Ministry of Information. 68 PP with b/w illustrations: 8 maps and 90 photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 35 x 14.
From the battles of the the Coral Sea and Midway, to the landings in the Marianas and Peleliu (Palau).
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$25

49782
PACIFIC WAR
ADVANCE IN THE PACIFIC: New Guinea to the Philippines - 20 U.S. Battle Pictures

Souvenir folder containing 20 b/w photographs (post card format). Near fine. 12.5 x 19.5.
United States Forces moving inshore for epic landing, Biak Island... American frontal assault on Japanese at Wadke Island...
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$30

13999
PACIFIC WAR
EYEWITNESS TO WAR - Australia's Pacific Campaign 1941-1945 (40th Anniversary Special)

Sydney. 1984. Dreamweaver Magazines. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21. 0949193003
40th anniversary Special. Photographic portfolio of the Pacific Campaign from Malaya and Singapore to the landing of the first Australians in Japan.
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$10

66756
PARILLO, Mark P.
THE JAPANESE MERCHANT MARINE IN WORLD WAR II

Annapolis. 1993. Naval Institute Press. 1st printing. XX, (2), 308, (6) PP with 15 tables, 45 figures and 12 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Fine. Scarce. 23.4 x 15.7. 1557506779
Contains particulars of the Japanese merchant fleet - ship building, tonnage, cargo, distribution, and shipping losses. A major study of a neglected area of World War II history.
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$100

14869
PENFIELD, Thomas
FIGHTING YANKS AROUND THE WORLD

Racine, Wis. 1943. Whitman. 1st Ed. 100 PP with 67 maps (mostly full-page) and 43 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Creases and chips on covers. Very good condition. 32.2 x 23.
Short histories on the combat zones where the American forces were fighting for freedom during WWII. Two large newspaper maps of the Pacific Zone and European Front loosely inserted.
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$15

64702
PERRY, Roland
PACIFIC 360

Sydney. 2012. Hachette Australia. 1st Ed. (12), 500 PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Rubbed patch at top corner of front endpaper, o/wise fine. 25 x 15.7. 9780733627040
Australia's battle for survival in World War II.
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$45

69053
PFENNIGWERTH, Ian
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY AND MACARTHUR

Sydney. 2009. Rosenberg. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 4 figures, 8 maps, 96 b/w photos. Fp: General Douglas MacArthur and Prime Minister John Curtin. Pictorial card covers. Fine. 28.5 x 21. 9781877058837
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$35

52632
PHILLIPS, Christopher
STEICHEN AT WAR

New York. 1981. Harry N. Abrams. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 1 map and over 209 b/w photos. Title spread: Comdr. Edward Steichen on USS Lexington. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and spine, dj. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 30.8 x 24. 0810916398
Edward Steichen and his team of photographers of the Naval Aviation Photographic Unit, U.S. Navy.
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$15

17186
PULESTON, Capt. W. D.
THE ARMED FORCES OF THE PACIFIC, A Comparison of the Military and Naval Power of the United States and Japan

New Haven. 1941. Yale University Press. 1st Ed. XVI, 273 PP with tables in text. Eps: Map of the Pacific. Cloth cover a little browned, title vignette pasted down on front cover & spine. Spine sunned. Bookplate of previous owner on preliminary page. Paper ageing around edges, o/wise an excellent copy. 23.5 x 15.5.
Chapters include: The Rise of Japan and Japanese Military Organizations. The American High Command, the Position of the USA in the Far East, the Japanese and American Navies, Strategy and Tactics,..
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$20

57694
RAYBIN EMERT, Phyllis (editor)
WORLD WAR II: The Pacific Theatre

Carlisle, Mass. 1997. Discovery Enterprises, Ltd. 1st ED. 64 PP with 12 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19 x 13.3. 1878668862
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$10

53130
REID, Dr. Richard
AUSTRALIA UNDER ATTACK: Sydney and the Midget Submarines 1942

Canberra. 2007. Department of Veterans' Affairs. Revised edition, May 2007. Message by Bruce Billson, Minister for Veterans' Affairs, loosely inserted. II, 64, (2) PP with 1 map and 43 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 21. 1920720014
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$20

41425
RICE, Captain William T.
PEARL HARBOR STORY - Authentic information and pictures of the attack on Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941

Honolulu. 1965. Pearl Harbor Story. 1st Ed. No pagination, 48 PP with 1 map and 43 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 15 x 23.
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$5

57862
ROBINSON, Neville K.
VILLAGERS AT WAR: some Papua New Guinean experiences in World War II

Canberra. 1979. Australian National University. 1st Ed. Pacific Research Monograph, No. 2. XIX, 223 PP with 7 maps and 17 b/w plates. Fp: map of Papua New Guinea. Pictorial soft cover. Covers rubbed. Name of previous owner on half title page. Light foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 17.3. 0908160291
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$30

70943
ROLLESTON, Frank
NOT A CONQUERING HERO: The Siege of Tobruk - Battles of: Milne Bay, Buna, Shaggy Ridge

Eton, Qld. 1984. Author / Hatfields Printer 1st Ed. Foreword by Keith Payne. (8), 207 PP with over 1 extract of document, 9 sketch maps (& insets) and 96 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips and a lightly sunned spine. Dedicatory note on front endpaper, dated and signed by the author. Scarce original edition. Near fine. 27 x 21. 0959140506
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$100

45403
ROSCOE, Theodore
UNITED STATES DESTROYER OPERATIONS IN WORLD WAR II

Annapolis. 1986. Naval Institute Press. 9th printing of the 1953 original. XVIII, 581 PP with b/w illustrations by Lt. Cdr. Fred Freeman (diagrams, charts, ..) plus 106 pages with over 300 photos. Fp: Unconquerable. FEP: Map of the Pacific Theatre of Operations. REP: Map of the Atlantic Theatre of Operations. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with a closed tear and slight insect damage at foot of spine. Faint foxing, o/wise very good. 28.8 x 21.5. 0870217267
The operational history of the US Navy's workhorses which served on every theatre of WWII, as submarine hunters, convoy escorts, troop transports, radar pickets, rescue vessels ...
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$25

61035
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol XXXI, Part II, 1945

Sydney. 1945. The Royal Australian Historical Society. Volume XXXI, Part II, 1945. Edited by C. Price Conigrave. 65-132 PP with 6 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.
Food: the First munition of war (American-Australian Co-operation), with a Foreword by Brigadier-General Hugh B. Hester, by K. R. Cramp. St Malo, Hunters Hill, by B. T. Dowd. Lake Macquarie, its discovery and setlement, by James Jervis.
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$5

51392
ROYAL NAVY
ROYAL NAVY - VJ THE FINAL VICTORY

London. 1995. DPR (Navy), Ministry of Defence. 1st Ed. Preface by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. No pagination, 18 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map and 22 photos). Inside front cover: Map (in colour) of Pacific War theatre in May 1942. Inside back cover: Map (in colour) of Pacific War theatre August 1945. Pictorial soft cover. 29.6 x 21.
VJ: Victory over Japan in the Pacific.
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$25

39780
SCHUBERT, Paul
SEA POWER IN CONFLICT

New York. 1942. Coward-Mccann. 1st Ed. VI, 252 PP with 3 maps. Fp: Map of the Pacific Ocean with principal bases (Axis & American-British). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of cover worn at foot, piece missing from spine of dust jacket. Paper ageing a little. Very good. 21 x 14.
Authoritative account of seapower in the past and present (to the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harour and the Philippines).
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$15

39899
SCUTTS, Jerry
WAR IN THE PACIFIC - From the Fall of Singapore to Japanese Surrender

London. 2000. Parkgate Books. Reprint of the 2000 original published by PRC Publishing. 144 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. Large format: 31 x 23.5. 1902616707
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$10

44554
SHAW, Henry I.
FIRST OFFENSIVE: The Marine Campaign for Guadalcanal

Washington. 1992. Marine Corps Historical Center. 1st Ed., in the Marines in World War II Commemorative Series. 52 PP with 5 maps and b/w illustrations (drawings, paintings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Small rub on back cover. Near fine. 28.2 x 21.5.
50th Anniversary of World War II.
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$20

14841
SHAW, Henry I. Junior
TARAWA: A Legend is Born

London. 1969. Macdonald. 1st UK edition, in Purnell's History of WWII - Battle book No.8. 160 PP with b/w illust. (maps & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Spine sunned, o/wise very good. 21 x 13.8. 356029654
The atoll of Betio secured by the US Marines in 76 hours in November 1943.
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$5

39838
SHINYA, Michiharu
THE PATH FROM GUADALCANAL

Auckland. 1979. Outrigger Publishers. 1st English edition, translated from the Japanese original by Eric Hardisty Thompson. 160 PP with 2 maps and 6 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine lightly sunned. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 21 x 15.5. 0908571275
Torpedo Officer on the IJN destroyer Akatsuki. Sunk off Guadalcanal during the Naval Battle of Guadacanal. Prisoner of War in New Caledonia, then at Featherston Camp in New Zealand...
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$25

65633
SILVER, Lynette Ramsay
THE HEROES OF RIMAU - Unravelling the mystery of one of World War II's most daring raids

Sydney. 1990. Sally Milner. 1st Ed. (6), 314 PP with 8 maps, plus 24 pages with 50 b/w photos. Eps: Plan "Z", top secret, operation Rimau. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. Scarce. 24.2 x 16.2. 1863510184
Raid at the end of 1944 against Japanese shipping in Singapore Harbour.
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$30

63694
SILVER, Lynette Ramsay
THE HEROES OF RIMAU - Unravelling the mystery of one of World War II's most daring raids

Sydney. 1990. Sally Milner. 1st Ed. (6), 314 PP with 8 maps, plus 24 pages with 50 b/w photos. Eps: Plan "Z", top secret, operation Rimau. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Dedicatory note on title page dated and signed by the author. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. Scarce. 24.2 x 16.2. 1863510184
Raid at the end of 1944 against Japanese shipping in Singapore Harbour.
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$60

61594
SKEELS, Fred
JAVA RABBLE: A Story of a Ship, Slavery and Survival

Perth. 2008. Hesperian Press. 1st Ed. VIII, 151 PP with 3 maps and 23 b/w illustrations (2 paintings and 21 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 16. 9780859054195
Sinking of HMAS Perth on 1st March 1942, by one of the survivor of the Battle of Sunda Strait, Aftermath.
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$40

41782
SOWINSKI, Larry
ACTION IN THE PACIFIC - As seen by US Navy photographers during World War 2

Annapolis. 1981. Naval Institute Press. 1st US edition of the UK original. 208 PP with around 500 photos (38 of them in full colour). Title spread: Missouri, on her way to Tokyo Bay, 27th August 1945. FEP: West Virginian burning, Pearl Harbour, 7 December 1941. REP: A massive fly-by of nearly 1000 planes, 20 August 1945. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. Large format: 30.5 x 23.5. 087021800X
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$15

48953
SOWINSKI, Larry
THE PACIFIC WAR - As seen by US Navy photographers during World War 2

Greenwich. 1981. Conway Maritime Press. 1st Ed. 208 PP with around 500 photos (38 of them in full colour). Title spread: Missouri, on her way to Tokyo Bay, 27th August 1945. FEP: West Virginian burning, Pearl Harbour, 7 December 1941. REP: A massive fly-by of nearly 1000 planes, 20 August 1945. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Very good. Large format: 30.5 x 23.5. 085177217X
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$10

13324
SPECTOR, Ronald H.
EAGLE AGAINST THE SUN - The American War with Japan

New York. 1985. The Free Press. 1st Ed., in The Macmillan Wars of the United States series. XVI, 589 PP, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Central West Pacific (insets of Philippines and New Guinea). Hard cover. Fine. 24 x 16. 0029303605
US and Japanese strategy on the conduct of the War. Major battles, little-known campaigns and unfamiliar events of the 44 month Pacific War.
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$15

37081
SPECTOR, Ronald H.
EAGLE AGAINST THE SUN - The American War with Japan

New York. c. 1995. Vintage Books. Paperback reprint of the 1st Vintage Books edition of 1985. XVI, 589 PP with map (Central Western Pacific) on double page, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.3 x 13. 0394741013
US and Japanese strategy on the conduct of the War. Major battles, little-known campaigns and unfamiliar events of the 44 month Pacific War.
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$10

14844
STEPHAN, John J.
HAWAII UNDER THE RISING SUN - Japan's Plans for Conquest After Pearl Harbor

Honolulu. 1988. University of Hawaii Press. 2nd printing of the 1984 original. XII, 228 PP with 2 maps. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 082480872X
Pro-Japanese activities and ideas held by Japanese in Hawaii before WWII. Japanese Imperial planning for invasion and the future of Hawaii in a greater East Asia.
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$30

43811
STEPHAN, John J.
HAWAII UNDER THE RISING SUN - Japan's Plans for Conquest After Pearl Harbor

Honolulu. 1988. University of Hawaii Press. 2nd printing of the 1984 original. XII, 228 PP with 2 maps in text. Hard cover. Fine. 24 x 16. 082480872X
Pro-Japanese activities and ideas held by Japanese in Hawaii before WWII. Japanese Imperial planning for invasion and the future of Hawaii in a greater East Asia.
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$20

65870
STONE, Andrew J.
A WALK IN THEIR FOOTSTEPS: A Kokoda Trail Experience - A Modern Soldier's Personal story

Sydney. 1997. Australian Military History Publications. 1st Ed. X, 102 PP with 2 maps and 44 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Signature of previous owner on title page, o/wise fine. 21 x 15. 0958669341
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$20

22790
STONE, Scott C.S.
PEARL HARBOR, The Way It Was - December 7, 1941

Norfolk Island. 1977. Island Heritage. Special edition. 71 PP with bw and colour illust. (map, plans, photos...). Title page: Arizona memorial. Pict. card cover. Fine. 25.3 x 17.8.
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$10

35762
STOUT, Wesley W.
SECRET

Detroit. 1947. Chrysler Corporation. 1st Ed., with a foreword by K. T. Keller. (8), 67 PP with 22 b/w & 14 colour photos, and 10 figures (b/w & colour). Fp: All the pure uranium metal to be had in 1941 came from the laboratory of a Westinghouse lamp plant at Bloomfield, N.J. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Head of spine damaged on 1/2 cm. Fine. 20.5 x 13.5.
In the tremendous endeavour which produced the atom bomb, and thus brought World War II to a sudden close, Chrysler Corporation had an important part. K. T. Keller, president of Chrysler Corporation.
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$20

40508
SYMONS, E. I.
BEYOND THE REEF

Tamworth, NSW. 1985. Author. 1st Ed., October 1985. 176 PP with 3 maps, 11 facsimiles of newspaper clippings and 33 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with light soiling. Foxing spots on outside edges. Contents near fine. 21.2 x 15. 0959310223
Historical novel. Pacific war in the Islands by an average Australian soldier.
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$15

56920
TAYLOR, Geoff
THE HOUR OF THE OCTOPUS

Melbourne. 1978. Hutchinson of Australia. 1st Ed. (8), 159 PP. Hard cover, dj. fine. 22 x 14.5. 0091308607
Novel: "Block the Panama Canal !".
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$5

61811
TSUDA, Mutsumi
AMES ERRANTES / MABUI NO OORAI - Le desin brisé des émigrants d'Okinawa en Nouvelle-Calédoine

Nouméa. 2012. Madrépores. 1st French edition. Translated from the Japanese original "Mabui no oorai" (Le voyage des âmes) by Yuu Tsuchiya-Desvals. 189, (3) PP with 3 maps, 19 pages of facsimiles (documents & letters), 16 colour and 44 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 21 x 15. 9782952550277
Japanese indentured labour to New Caledonia and sequel to the attack on Pearl Harbour: arrest, spoliation, internment in Australia, return to Japan ...
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$45

20002
TYLER, William H.
FLIGHT OF DIAMONDS - The Story of Broome's war and the Carnot Bay diamonds

Perth. 1987. Hesperian Press. 1st Ed. VIII, 126 PP with 2 plans, 3 maps and 78 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Errata slip pasted down inside back cover. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 0859051056
Japanese air raid, 3rd March 1942 on the township of Broome, and the downing of a DC3 carrying diamonds from the Dutch East Indies.
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$20

59124
U. S. NAVY
BATTLE STATIONS ! - Your Navy in Action

New York. 1946. Wm. H. Wise & Co. 1st Ed. Foreword by Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, USN. 402 PP with b/w illustrations (maps & diagrams, photos) and 27 colour photos. Fp (in colour): Signing the Peace with Japan, 2 September 1945. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine (lettering rubbed). Fine. 25.4 x 18.
A photographic epic of the naval operations of World War II, told by the great admirals who sailed the fleet from Norfolk to Normandy and from the Golden Gate to the Inland Sea.
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$20

69229
UNITED STATES NAVY
AUSTRALIA - UNITED STATES - "CORAL SEA CELEBRATION 1961"

Sydney. 1961. USN / US Navy. Folder with 2 pockets containing the Official Portraits of 5 US Navy Commanders, and the Official photographs of 4 Destroyers of the Destroyer Squadron Five. Front part with Title and Crest of Squadron V. Foxing spots on outside card covers, 2 rusty staples. Very good. 29 x 21.5.
Portraits: Capt. T./S. King, Commander Destroyer Squadron Five. CDR: Jack Bernard Sledge, George (H) Greenie, Wayne D. Surface and R.E. Kipe. Destroyers: USS Southerland, DDR 743 / USS Rowan, DDR 782 / USS Gurke DD 783 & USS Somners, DD 947.
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$25

18762
VAN DER VAT, Dan
THE PACIFIC CAMPAIGN, World War II, The U.S.-Japanese Naval War 1941-1945

New York. 1992. Touchstone Book. Paperback reprint of the 1991 original. 430 PP with 8 maps, plus 24 pages with 57 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 23.4 x 15.5. 0671792172
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$10

43281
VOIS, Paul
PRISONS FLOTTANTES

Bordeaux / Paris. 1946. Editions Delmas. 1st Ed. 365 PP with 1 tail piece, 1 map and 19 other sketches, plus 2 folded maps. Dedicatory note on first page, signed by the wife of the author. Soft covers, illustrated front. Slight ageing of paper, edges of covers a little chipped and front has a repaired closed tear. French text. Internally near fine. Rare. 25.6 x 16.8.
The author, Manager of Société Le Nickel and its smelting plant in Nouméa, was captured by the German raider Orion, after the sinking of the nickel ore carrier Notou off New Caledonia, on 16 August 1940, and landed in Bordeaux, France by the Ermland, on 4th April 1941.
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$100

68765
WALKER, Frank B.
HMAS ARMIDALE - The Ship That Had to Die

Sydney. 1990. Kingfisher Press. 1st paperback edition. 179 PP with 1 sketch, plus 16 pages with 1 map & 26 b/w photos. Fp: map "Armidale's 173 days". Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.7. 0646005413
The sinking in action, the heroism and the epic in sea survival.
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$45

54426
WALL, Don
HEROES AT SEA

Sydney. 1991. Author. 1st Ed. VII, 191 PP with 2 maps, and 78 b/w photos. Illustration on title page and front cover, by Clem Seale. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 16.7. 0646035789
Identifies 1800 Australian prisoners of war and internees lost at sea in World War II.
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$45

46173
WARNER, Denis & Peggy, and SENO, Sadao
KAMIKAZE - The Sacred Warriors 1944-45

Melbourne. 1983. Oxford University Press. 1st paperback edition. X, 290 PPwith 2 maps and 2 b/w photos, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.4 x 13.5. 195544269
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$15

70977
WATERS, Sydney D.
ORDEAL BY SEA - The New Zealand Shipping Company in the Second World War 1939-1945

London. 1949. N.Z. Shipping Co. 1st Ed. XII, 263 PP with 1 map, plus 5 b/w plates. Fp: M/V Rangitata under attack in July 1940. Cloth cover, gilt title on vignette on spine, dj (repaired). Renewed dust jacket with remaining parts of original pasted down on front and spine. Contents in fine condition and overall a very good copy. Scarce. 20.5 x 13.4.
The war years for the ships & seamen of the NZ Shipping Co. and its associated Federal Steam Navigation Co. The loss of 19 owned and 4 operated ships.
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$45

59125
WEBSTER SMITH, B.
THE NAVAL WAR 1943-1945

London. c.1946. Blackie & Son. 1st Ed. 207 PP with 1 diagram and 2 maps, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. Magpie. Cloth cover, dj (worn and chipped). War economy paper (ageing), o/wise very good. 20 x 13.5.
Invasion of Italy. ... Battle of the Atlantic. The Navy in the Pacific. ...
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$10

18755
WEBSTER SMITH, B.
THE WAR AT SEA 1941-1943

London. c.1944. Blackie & Son. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 8 full-page b/w plates. Fp: Ordeal of Penelope. Cloth cover (rubbed). War economy paper (ageing), o/wise very good. 20 x 13.5.
Crete and the Middle East in 1941. Japanese attacks, Malta, Atlantic battles.
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$10

37297
WEISSINGER, William J., Jr.
ATTENTION, FOOL ! / Kitoski, Bakaro!

Austin, Texas. 1998. Eakin Press. 1st Ed. XIV, 175 PP with 1 map, and 2 b/w illustrations (1 painting and 1 photo), plus 16 pages with 2 maps, 5 drawings, 3 facsimiles of documents and 23 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 157168171X
A crewman of U.S.S. Houston survives its sinking during the Battle of Sunda Strait, and Japanese death camps in Burma.
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$15

57704
WESTHORP, Christopher (editor)
VJ DAY IN PHOTOGRAPHS - 50th Anniversary

London. 1995. Salamander Book. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 100 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30 x 21.5. 0861017951
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$10

38865
WHEELER, Keith
THE ROAD TO TOKYO

Alexandria, Virginia. 1979. Time-Life Books. 1st printing, in the World War II series. 208 PP with 6 maps, 1 plan of a plane (in colour), 1 colour painting and 148 b/w photos. Half title page: Invading Iwo Jima. Pictorial boards. Very good. 28.8 x 24.
Iwo Jima. Okinawa...
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$15

10307
WHITE, Geoffrey M. & LINDSTROM, Lamont
THE PACIFIC THEATER - Islands Representations of World War II

Melbourne. 1990. Melbourne University Press. 1st Australian edition. XIV, 433 PP with 11 maps on full page and 28 b/w photos. Eps: The Pacific Islands. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 15.5. 0522844014
Experiences of the Pacific islanders during WWII. As observers, labourers, on patrols, under fire. Their new perception of the world due to this conflict.
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$10

56856
WICKS, Audrey F. (compiler)
CORAL SEA LOG

Brisbane. 1992. Coral Sea Battle Commemorative Association of Australia. 1st Ed. VI, 156 PP with maps, ships' profiles & photos. Soft cover. Lower corner of front cover with a crease. Name of previous owner on title page, o/wise near fine. 29.5 x 20. 00064608561
A chronicle of events in, around and above the Coral Sea area and its surrounding land and sea masses during April-May, 1942.
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$25

64324
WICKS, Audrey F. (compiler)
CORAL SEA LOG

Brisbane. 1992. Coral Sea Battle Commemorative Association of Australia. 1st Ed. VI, 156 PP with maps, ships' profiles & photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 29.5 x 20. 00064608561
A chronicle of events in, around and above the Coral Sea area and its surrounding land and sea masses during April-May, 1942.
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$20

57712
WIEST, Andrew & MATTSON, Gregory Louis
THE PACIFIC WAR

St Paul, Mn, USA. 2001. MBI Publishing Company. 1st US edition, in the Campaigns of World War II series. 256 PP with b/w photos and colour illustrations (maps, artworks and 3 photos). Pictorial laminated boards, dj (closed tear). Near fine. 30.2 x 23.5. 0760311463
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$20

65656
WIGMORE, Lionel
THE JAPANESE THRUST

Canberra. 1957. Australian War Memorial. 1st E., in the "Australia in the War of 1939-1945", Series One (Army), Volume IV. XVI, (2), 715 PP with 11 maps and 48 sketch maps, plus 46 pages with 3 maps (2 on double page) and 64 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine lightly sunned. Name of previous owners on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16.
Vol IV: The Japanese Thrust.
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$35

42386
WILLMOTT, H. P.
THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE FAR EAST

London. 2002. Cassell. 1st paperback edition of the 1999 original. 240 PP with some 10 diagrams and 30 maps in colour, 79 b/w and 8 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.8 x 13. 0304361275
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$10

69474
WILSON, Stewart
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE IN WORLD WAR II

Sydney. c. 2010. Chevron Publishing Group. 1st Ed. An Aero Australia Special Edition. 116 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings/exploded views, maps and about 200 photos). Pictorial card covers. Fine. 29.6 x 22.5.
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$20

14831
WINTON, John
WAR IN THE PACIFIC, Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay

New York. 1978. Mayflower Books. 1st US Ed. 193 PP with 1 map on double page and 154 bw photos. Half title page: Japanese Marines in Manilla, 1941 & US marines in Iwo Jima, 1945. Title page: Japanese bombers crashing off Okinawa. FEP: B-24 Liberators escaping phosphorous bombs over Iwo Jima. REP: New Zealand troops unloading equipment. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 25.5 x 19.2. 0831793007
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$15

64219
WIPER, Steve
USS LEXINGTON CV-2

Tucson, Az. 2009. Classic Warships Publishing. Warship Pictorial series No.33. 1st Edition of October 2009. 72 PP with b/w illustrations (2 facsimile of documents, 2 sketch plans, 7 pages with general plans and 70 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 28. 9780982358337
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$35

67657
WOODWARD, Jack
UNDER IT DOWN UNDER - Surviving in Slit Trenches

Sydney. 1996. Author 1st Ed. (8), 291 PP, plus 4 pages with 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Dedicatory note dated and signed by the author on verso of front cover. Covers slightly soiled, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 21 x 15. 0646275917
The Ears and Eyes of the Royal Australian Airforce in 1942 were on Horn Island RAAF Advanced Operation Base.
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$90

71002
WRIGHT, Malcolm
IF I DIE - Coastwatching and Guerrilla Warfare behind Japanese Lines

Melbourne. 1965. Lansdowne Press. 1st Ed. Foreword by Commander Eric Feldt. (8), 192 PP with 1 map, plus 12 pages with 16 b/w photos. Eps: map of Eastern New Britain Field Operations, 1943-44. Plate of the library of "The Government Transport Institute" pasted down on front endpaper. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing and soiling on a few pages. Very good reading copy. Image shows title-page. 22 x 14.2.
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$30