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Product Description: Established in June 1940, as the brainchild of scientist and soldier Major Ralph Bagnold, a contemporary of Lawrence of Arabia, the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) allowed the British Army to gain a crucial advantage in the North African Front of World War II...read more

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9781472819338 | Osprey Pub Co, March 21, 2017, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Established in June 1940, as the brainchild of scientist and soldier Major Ralph Bagnold, a contemporary of Lawrence of Arabia, the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) allowed the British Army to gain a crucial advantage in the North African Front of World War II.

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Product Description: The SAS are among the best-trained and most effective Special Forces units in existence. This book is the incredible story of their origins, told in their own words. During the summer of 1941, a young Scots Guard officer called David Stirling persuaded MEHQ to give its backing to a small band of 60 men christened 'L Detachment'...read more

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9781472808752 | Abridged edition (Osprey Pub Co, June 23, 2015), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: The SAS are among the best-trained and most effective Special Forces units in existence.

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Product Description: The night of July 26, 1942 saw one of the most audacious raids of World War II, just as the outcome of that conflict hung in the balance. In North Africa, a convoy of 18 Allied jeeps carrying Special Air Service personnel appeared out of the early-morning darkness and drove onto the Axis landing strip at Sidi Haneish in the Egyptian desert...read more

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9781472807632 | Osprey Pub Co, April 21, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The night of July 26, 1942 saw one of the most audacious raids of World War II, just as the outcome of that conflict hung in the balance.
9780376013170, titled "Ideas for Great Bathrooms" | Lane Pub Co, October 1, 1991, cover price $12.95 | also contains Ideas for Great Bathrooms | About this edition: Offers advice on planning a bathroom, and looks at lights, fixtures, cabinets, countertops, tile, flooring, and wall coverings

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Product Description: Get the hidden stories of World War II, from classified weapons programs and top-secret technology to covert operations and clandestine missions from both the Allied and Axis sides. World War II in Secret profiles the many undisclosed and secretive stories of World War II, complete with copious illustrations and photographs drawn from the archives of all the major Allied and Axis powers...read more

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9780760347645 | Zenith Pr, April 21, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Get the hidden stories of World War II, from classified weapons programs and top-secret technology to covert operations and clandestine missions from both the Allied and Axis sides.

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9780380722068, titled "The Death of an Ardent Bibliophile" | Avon Books, March 1, 1996, cover price $5.50 | also contains The Death of an Ardent Bibliophile | About this edition: Chief Superintendent Peter McGarr finds a controversial case in the murder of eccentric Brian Herrick, whose passion for Jonathan Swift's writings and various erotic activities result in his demise.

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Product Description: An incredible history of the American WWI pilots who refused to be grounded. There was a time when the United States didn't believe in aerial warfare. Wars, after all, were for menâ??not flying machines. When Europe went to war in the summer of 1914, the U...read more

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9780760346396, titled "The First Eagles: The Fearless American Aces Who Flew With the RAF in World War I" | 1 edition (Zenith Pr, August 1, 2014), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: An incredible history of the American WWI pilots who refused to be grounded.

Product Description: A fascinating account of the role of the Special Air Service during and after the Normandy Landings, which began on D-Day, June 6, 1944With an introduction covering the establishment of the SAS, this history moves through the operations, such as Titanic, Dingson, Samwest, Houndsworth, Haft, and Dunhill, showing how the SAS helped to spike the Germans' efforts to combat the invasion in France and make strategic attacks that produced important progress in the final push to defeat Hitler's army...read more

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9780233004082 | Andre Deutsch Ltd, August 1, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A fascinating account of the role of the Special Air Service during and after the Normandy Landings, which began on D-Day, June 6, 1944With an introduction covering the establishment of the SAS, this history moves through the operations, such as Titanic, Dingson, Samwest, Houndsworth, Haft, and Dunhill, showing how the SAS helped to spike the Germans' efforts to combat the invasion in France and make strategic attacks that produced important progress in the final push to defeat Hitler's army.

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Product Description: British Commandos attempted to assassinate Rommel, the Desert Fox, in a daring special forces raid in North Africa during World War II.On the night of 13 November 1941 two British submarines surfaced off the Libyan coast 250 miles behind German lines...read more

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9781472801098 | Osprey Pub Co, February 18, 2014, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: British Commandos attempted to assassinate Rommel, the Desert Fox, in a daring special forces raid in North Africa during World War II.

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Product Description: In August of 1943, a call went out for American soldiers willing to embark on a "hazardous and dangerous mission" behind enemy lines in Burma. The war department wanted 3,000 volunteers, and it didn't care who they were; they would be expendable, with an expected casualty rate of 85 percent...read more

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9780760344323 | Zenith Pr, November 15, 2013, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In August of 1943, a call went out for American soldiers willing to embark on a "hazardous and dangerous mission" behind enemy lines in Burma.

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Product Description: The Special Boat Squadron was Britain's most exclusive Special Forces unit during World War II. Highly trained, totally secretive, and utterly ruthless, the SBS was established as an entity in its own right in early 1943, having previously operated under the auspices of the SAS during the war in North Africa...read more

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9781782001898 | Osprey Pub Co, September 17, 2013, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The Special Boat Squadron (SBS) was Britain's most exclusive Special Forces unit, similar to US Navy SEALS.

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9781472811134 | Osprey Pub Co, May 24, 2016, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The Special Boat Squadron was Britain's most exclusive Special Forces unit during World War II.

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Product Description: In this new book by journalist Gavin Mortimer, The Daring Dozen reveals the 12 legendary special forces commanders of World War II. Prior to World War II the concept of 'special forces' simply didn't exist. But thanks to visionary leaders like David Stirling and Charles Hunter, our very concept of how wars can be fought and won have totally changed...read more

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9781849088428 | Osprey Pub Co, June 19, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In this new book by journalist Gavin Mortimer, The Daring Dozen reveals the 12 legendary special forces commanders of World War II.

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Product Description: In his new book, WWII historian Gavin Mortimer, examines the pivotal events of one of the most famous military units of all time. Starting with the unit's formation in July 1941, Mortimer recreates the heady days when a young Scots' Guard officer called David Stirling persuaded MEHQ to give its backing to a small band of 60 men christened 'L Detachment...read more

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9781849086462 | Osprey Pub Co, November 22, 2011, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: In his new book, WWII historian Gavin Mortimer, examines the pivotal events of one of the most famous military units of all time.

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Product Description: The winter of 1940-41 was the season of the Blitz. From St Paul's Cathedral to the East End, from the very heart of the capital to the cities of the midlands, throughout the length and breadth of the land the bombs rained down as Germany attempted to bludgeon Britain into submission...read more

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9781849084246 | Osprey Pub Co, October 19, 2010, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The winter of 1940-41 was the season of the Blitz.

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Product Description: After an elderly man jumped from New York's Pulitzer Building in 1911, his death made the front page of the New York Times: "World Dome Suicide a Famous War Spy." By then Pryce Lewis had slipped entirely offstage; but, as Gavin Mortimer reveals, the headline did him justice, speaking to the dramatic, vitally important, and until now untold role he had played in the Civil War...read more

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9780802717696 | Walker & Co, August 17, 2010, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: After an elderly man jumped from New York's Pulitzer Building in 1911, his death made the front page of the New York Times: "World Dome Suicide a Famous War Spy.

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Product Description: In October of 1910, only four years before the outbreak of World War I, nobody knew whether planes, dirigibles, or balloons would prevail. Within a period of seventeen days, this question was on prime display, as the dirigible America tried to cross the Atlantic; huge crowds gathered at horse-racing tracks to watch airplanes race around overhead; and ballooning teams from around the world took off from St...read more

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9780802717115, titled "Chasing Icarus: The Seventeen Days in 1910 That Forever Changed American Aviation" | Walker & Co, May 3, 2009, cover price $26.00

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9780802719935, titled "Chasing Icarus: The Seventeen Days in 1910 That Forever Changed American Aviation" | Walker & Co, July 6, 2010, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: In October of 1910, only four years before the outbreak of World War I, nobody knew whether planes, dirigibles, or balloons would prevail.

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9781906824228 | Gardners Books, July 1, 2009, cover price $27.55

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Draws on primary sources, diaries, and family interviews to document the story of four American athletes who in 1926 became the first women to swim the English Channel, in an account that also cites the media frenzy that surrounded their achievement.

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9780802715951 | Walker & Co, February 19, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Draws on primary sources, diaries, and family interviews to document the story of four American athletes who in 1926 became the first women to swim the English Channel, in an account that also cites the media frenzy that surrounded their achievement.

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9780802717498 | Walker & Co, May 4, 2009, cover price $16.00

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9780764161094 | Ltf edition (Barrons Juveniles, October 1, 2008), cover price $16.99

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Product Description: Presenting wonderful examples of the political correctness gone absurd, this collection reflects on cases of authority who take themselves too seriously. From the army to city councils, this title features true and amusing blunders in political correctness.

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9781905798025 | Trafalgar Square, September 28, 2007, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Presenting wonderful examples of the political correctness gone absurd, this collection reflects on cases of authority who take themselves too seriously.

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This is an officially sanctioned history of the SAS in World War II.

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9780304367061 | Cassell, May 1, 2007, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: This is an officially sanctioned history of the SAS in World War II.

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Numerous eyewitness accounts, survivor testimony, and previously classified documents inform a close-up look at a devastating bombing raid by the Luftwaffe on London on May 10, 1941, revealing the near catastrophoic results of the raid in terms of the ultimate fate of the British during World War II. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

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9780425205570 | Berkley Pub Group, October 4, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Numerous eyewitness accounts, survivor testimony, and previously classified documents inform a close-up look at a devastating bombing raid by the Luftwaffe on London on May 10, 1941, revealing the near catastrophoic results of the raid in terms of the ultimate fate of the British during World War II.

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9780425211830 | Berkley Pub Group, October 3, 2006, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Numerous eyewitness accounts, survivor testimony, and previously classified documents inform a close-up look at a devastating bombing raid by the Luftwaffe on London on May 10, 1941, revealing the near catastrophoic results of the raid in terms of the ultimate fate of the British during World War II.

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Offering information on how to play and watch cricket, this color book includes tips, diagrams, and trivia, with photographs of cricket stars in action.

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9780141321844 | Gardners Books, May 25, 2006, cover price $13.30 | About this edition: Offering information on how to play and watch cricket, this color book includes tips, diagrams, and trivia, with photographs of cricket stars in action.

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By John Cooper (illustrator) and Gavin Mortimer

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9788424620554 | Csm spi il edition (LA Galera S A Editorial, September 30, 2005), cover price $4.39

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Product Description: The story of Ernest Shackleton, A British explorer who with 28 men attempted to cross the continent aboard his ship the Endurance in 1914 is a story of survival against all odds.

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9781842226032 | Carlton Books Ltd, September 1, 2002, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The story of Ernest Shackleton, A British explorer who with 28 men attempted to cross the continent aboard his ship the Endurance in 1914 is a story of survival against all odds.

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