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Quite A Pleasant Journey, Georgiadis, Peter
1 Georgiadis, Peter Quite A Pleasant Journey
Cranbrook, Kent Circle of Pens 2006 095524711X / 9780955247118 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7� 
A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A murder mystery, based on an actual historical event, set in 1918 towards the end of the Great War, which explores the problems two Plymouth detectives encounter as they investigate an horrific murder. We follow them as they try to capture their suspect whilst engaged with the bureaucracy of the British War Office when Allied forces attempt to obstruct a U-boat haven during a raid on the German controlled Belgian harbours of Zeebrugge and Ostend. 
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Spitfire Girls  -  A Tale of the Lives and Loves, Achievements and Heroism of the Women ATA Pilots in World War II, Gould, Carol
2 Gould, Carol Spitfire Girls - A Tale of the Lives and Loves, Achievements and Heroism of the Women ATA Pilots in World War II
Forfar, Scotland Black Ace 1998 1872988121 / 9781872988122 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A passionate and unforgettable saga of the women pilots of the Air Transport Auxiliary in World War II. At the core of this powerful novel are the women who made up the first group of ATA pilots. Edith Allam, an American Jewess, developed a friendship with one of Germany's legendary photographers who, like Edith, is also an aviatrix. Edith's forbidden love affair with an African American, Errol Carnaby, is set against the turmoil of Friedrich Kranz, a wealthy Austrian-Jewish industrialist who escapes to Britain and falls deeply in love with Valerie Cobb, the British head of ATA who flew over 2000 missions. PLEASE NOTE: A HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.85 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST **** NOT EX LIB **** 
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Shadow of Hanaki, Ornstien, Edwin J.
3 Ornstien, Edwin J. Shadow of Hanaki
London Angus & Robertson 1981 0207959404 / 9780207959400 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Very Good+ unmarked copy with near Fine complete dustjacket which has a touch of creasing to top. A gripping story of suffering and revenge which vividly conveys the horror and squalor of war as well as it's other side, the cameraderie that enabled men to survive. Based on a small incident during the construction of the "Railway of Death" between Thailand and Burma. The author was himself held captive by the Japanes during the war. 
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Waiting For The Day, Thomas, Leslie
4 Thomas, Leslie Waiting For The Day
London William Heinemann 2003 0434011436 / 9780434011438 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
SIGNED BY AUTHOR On title page with no dedication. First Edition, Second Printing. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine complete dustjacket. The acclaimed author of 'The Virgin Soldiers' presents his 28th novel, set in Britain in 1943 and six months before D-Day, which relates the stories of an RAF officer just back from covert duties in France, a sergeant on Salisbury Plain training troops for the Normandy landings, an American officer arriving in Somerset where his American division has set up headquarters and a German cook sergeant in Jersey who has suffered the horrors of the Russian front. Each man is heading inexorably towards the beaches of France where the great battle will begin. 
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