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1 Hampshire, A. Cecil THE BEACHHEAD COMMANDOS
London William Kimber 1983 0718303199 / 9780718303198 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 
208pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout, supported by several intext line-drawn maps. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain red boards undamaged. Leaves unmarked. Pictorial, action-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn only. Khaki-clad naval officers and ratings spearheaded the British assault waves in every allied invasion landing during the Second World War. Their work was considered by Force Commanders to be "the most important and dangerous in any landing." Few knew that Royal Naval commandos existed. Outstanding courage, humour, tragedy and disaster; their story, much of it wrung out of former members, is told in this book . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., 20 chapters, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 441g. 
Price: 26.05 AUD
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