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The war that created the Greatest Generation and defined the modern world. World War II never ceases to be one of the greatest sources for writers and readers, and the depths of that conflict have still never been fully plumbed. These pages represent a modest selection of the wealth of materials offered on "The Good War," encompassing the works of Churchill and the varied perspectives from which that war may be analyzed.



Het Achterhuis. Dagboekbrieven van 14 Juni 1942 - 1 Augustus 1944 by Anne Frank

Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Contact, 1947. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First edition, first printing. Foreword by Annie Romein-Verschoor. Published in June 1947. One of 3.036 copies of this first edition. In the well preserved, unrestored dust jack...

From Concept Books

€20,000.00


War Crimes and Their Motivation: The Socio Psychological Structure of the SS and the Criminalization of a Society by Leo Alexander

1948 War Crimes and Their Motivation: The Socio Psychological Structure of the SS and the Criminalization of a Society - Inscribed by Author. Extremely RARE - only one on the market!Reprinted from the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology of Northwester...

From Ganna LLC

$20,000.00


Royal Air Force Pilot's Flying Log Book by Stedman, Sgt. J. V

July 1938 - November 1940. Approx. 150 pages. Square 8vo. Titled blue cloth over boards. Ruled pages as per contemporary log type. Various official stamps to internals. Manuscript in holograph.  The keeper of this precision crafted log remains excr...

From Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB

$10,500.00


The Battle of Leyte Gulf - A Gathering of Original Combat Despatches and Various Original Ephemera From History's Greatest Naval Battle.

16 Radio Telegrams including detailed Action Reports, Tactical Operation Commands, Battle Assessments, Damage Reports, etc. spanning the full duration of The Battle of Leyte Gulf, 24 October - 28 October 1944. Imprinted upon wartime, U.S. Comm...

From Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB

$8,500.00


L'Entree En Lutte (Into Battle), inscribed and dated by Churchill to Charles Montag by Winston S. Churchill

London: Heinemann & Zsolnay, Ltd., 1943. First French language edition. Hardcover. This is the first French edition of the first volume of Churchill's war speeches, finely bound, inscribed and dated by Churchill to his longtime friend and painting compan...

From Churchill Book Collector

$5,500.00


La Lutte Sans Relache (The Unrelenting Struggle), inscribed and dated by Churchill to Charles Montag by Winston S. Churchill

London: Heinemann & Zsolnay, Ltd., 1943. First French language edition. Hardcover. This is the first French edition of the second volume of Churchill's war speeches, finely bound, inscribed and dated by Churchill to his longtime friend and painti...

From Churchill Book Collector

$5,250.00


Hitler as Warlord by Halder, Franz

Extremely rare book to find in the English translation. General Halder was Chief of the German General Staff from 1938 to 1942 (- Austrian Anschluss to when he resigned just before Stalingrad). He was directly reporting to Hitler and no other Army German ...

From Blown Away Books

$5,200.00


WAR SPEECHES. Into Battle; The Unrelenting struggle; The End of the Beginning; Onwards to victory; The Dawn of Liberation; Victory; Secret Session Speeches by CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S

Cassell and Company. London. 1941-46. FIRST EDITIONS. 7 Volumes. 8vo. (8.7 x 5.6 inches). A complete set of first editions and 1st impressions of Churchill's war speeches. A few pages with light foxing but overall a clean and fine set which has been fine...

From Paul Foster Books

£2,400.00


THE SECOND WORLD WAR. by CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S

Cassell & Co. ltd. London. 1948-54. FIRST EDITION. First impression. Six volumes. 8vo. Illustrated throughout with maps and plans, many folding. A bright, clean set, which has been finely bound in recent full dark blue morocco leather. The spines with ra...

From Paul Foster Books

£2,250.00


The War Speeches, a finely bound, full, seven volume set of British first editions - Into Battle, The Unrelenting Struggle, The End of the Beginning, Onwards to Victory, The Dawn of Liberation, Victory, and Secret Session Speeches by Winston S. Churchill

London: Cassell and Company Ltd., 1941-1946. First edition, first printings. Hardcover. Here is a full, finely bound, seven volume set of British first edition, first printings of Churchill's seven war speeches volumes. Few books are as emblematic of...

From Churchill Book Collector

$2,783.00


Women in the War—We Can't Win Without Them. by War Manpower Commission

Washington D.C.: US Govt. Printing Office, 1942. Colour poster (28 x 40 in). Professionally mounted, glazed, and framed using archival materials. Original creases from folding, bright and fresh. Excellent condition. An important Second World War poster...

From Alembic Rare Books

£1,750.00


My Ally by Winston Churchill, compiler unknown but possibly Wilhelm Liljencrantz

The German Government (no publisher indicated), 1940 (n.d.). English-language edition, only printing. Paperback. This is a rare, extremely well-preserved, and fascinating wartime Nazi propaganda piece ridiculing Churchill's wartime alliance of conven...

From Churchill Book Collector

$2,048.00


Italia Dall' A alla Z. Poesie di Vincenzo Fraschetti. Commento Grafico di C. V. Testi by Vincenzo Fraschetti; Illustrated by Carlo V. Testi

Novara, Italy : Officine Dell'istituto Geografico De Agostini,, 1936. RARE. First and only edition of this children's alphabet book published specifically for Italian children living abroad, intended to indoctrinate them in the strength and glorie...

From Dale Steffey Books

$2,000.00


CHURCHILL, Winston by Second World War [6 Volumes]

London: Cassell & Co., Ltd., 1948-1954., 1948. 1st Edition. Full-Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. 1st Printing 6 Copyright date is 19948-1954 First editions, first printings. 6 volumes, 8vo (203 x 135 mm). Numerous maps and charts...

From mclinhavenbooks

$2,100.00


(Anne Frank; short stories) : Weet Je Nog ? / Contes d'Anne Frank. by Anne Frank

Rare combination of two Books of Anne Frank. First: 'Weet je nog? Verhalen en Sprookjes'. First edition. Text in Dutch 1949; Contact Amsterdam. Octavo. Original pictoral boards and spine. With the original dust jacket slightly faded. Drawings (4 pages) an...

From Dutch Rare Books Sellers

$1,600.00


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