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Lot 10163 - militaria books -  Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Lot 10163 - militaria books - Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Australia: Vietnam War Australian Regimental/Unit Histories inc The Team (AATTV) 1962-72, Ian McNeil, pub AWM 1984. Vietnam Task, 5th Battalion RAR 1966-97, PUB 1968. We Too Were ANZACs (6th Battalion RAR 1969-70) by Col B Avery, pub by Slouch Hat 2004. Vietnam Shots (A Photographic Account by McKay & Stewart, pub 2002). Mission Vietnam, RAAF Operations 1964-74 by G Odgers, pub 1974. Long Tan & Beyond, Alpha Company 6 RAR 1966-67 by Col CS Mollison, pub 2005. The Battle of Long Tan 1966, as told by the Commanders to Grandin. The Battle of Coral, 1968 by Lex McAulay, pub 1988. The Battle of Ngok Tavak 1968 by Bruce Davies, pub 2008. First to Fight -Australian Diggers, NZ Kiwis & US Paratroopers Vietnam 1965-66 by Bob Green, pub 1988. The Nasho's War - Australian National Servicemen & Vietnam by M Dapin, pub 2014. Ghost Platoon 1969 by Frank Walker, pub 2011. Vietnam, the comp story of the Australian War by Bruce Davies, pub 2012. Tiger Men by Barry Petersen & signed by author 1988. Viet Cong - The Organisation & Techniques of the NLF of South Vietnam, pub by M.I.T. Press 1966 & others inc 'Select Documents in International Affairs (No 18) Vietnam Jan 1968-Dec 1969, released by Department of Foreign Affairs, Canberra 1972. Mostly VF-near new condition, retail $800+. (23)
Estimate A$400

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Lot 10154 - militaria books -  Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Lot 10154 - militaria books - Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Australia:: Rare WWII Australian Unit History, 2/24 Inf Bn. First published 1963 by Jacaranda Press Ltd, reprinted 1986. Special Facsimile Ed 2002, hard cover. 25 copies only, 360pgs & annexes. The 2/24th Infantry Battalion, 9th Division, a Victorian unit, raised at Wangaratta in 1940. Served at Tobruk (1941), Tel el Eisa (1942), New Guinea (1943), Tarakan (1945). Suffered more casualties than other 2nd AIF Battalion. 360 killed, 900 wounded. As new.
Estimate A$100

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Lot 10170 - militaria books -  Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Lot 10170 - militaria books - Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Library reduction - 28 books inc 'The Russian Revolution 1899-1919' (940 pgs, Pipes 1990). 'The Secret War against the Jews' (656 pgs, Aarons & Loftus 1994), 'The Voyage of Their Life - SS Derna & its Passengers (480 pgs, Armstrong 2001), 'The Gehlen Memoirs (General Reinhard Gehlen'. Then a mixture of 'un-orthodox titles' inc 'Beer Glorious Beer' (Cyril Pearl, 1969), 'Aust Cigarette Cards & their Values' (Skinner, 1984), 'Tough 101 Australian Gangsters', 'South with Scott (Evans, 1956), 'The Ghost of Flight 401' (Lockheed Tri-Star Crash, Florida, 1972) & 'Good Morning Hanoi' (Findlay, 2006). Plus 18 others. Lots of good reading here & high original cost. Mixed good - VF condition. (28)
Estimate A$100

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Lot 10164 - militaria books -  Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Lot 10164 - militaria books - Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Australian War Memorial publications (17). 'Guns of the Regiment' by SN Gower, near new with DJ. 'With the Australian's in Korea' (1957); 'Pictorial History of Australia at War 1939-45 Vol II'; 'HMAS' (1942); 'RAAF log'(1943); Victory Roll' (1945), then Army related (11) with 'Jungle Warfare', 'Khaki & Green', 'Soldiering On' (2 of ea) & 'Active Service', 'Stand Easy' & 'As your Were' 1947, 1949 & 1950. Most with original DJ, VG condition or better. Plus 'The Fragile Forts - the Fixed Defences of Sydney Harbour 1788-1963' (P Oppenhein-Aust Army History Unit) pub 2005; & 'Duntroon (The Royal Military College of Australia) 1911-86'. Near new. (19)
Estimate A$180

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Lot 10159 - militaria books -  Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Lot 10159 - militaria books - Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Australia: Biographies (8) 'Charles Kingsford Smith' by Fitzsimons, pub 2009, 'Peter Cosgrove - My story' pub 2006, 'Weary, the life of Sir Edward Dunlop & The War Diaries of Weary Dunlop' pub as single vol 1997. 'My War 1939-45' by Michael 'The Breaker' by Kit Denton (1987 edition) large VX 123, missing frontispiece Self pub 1990. 'Brothers in War' by M Walsh, pub 2006, (brief History of 8 brother who served in WWI inc Gallipoli), 'Letters Home 1939-45' Stuart & Arnold 1987, 'Darwin 1942 by Hall, 1980). Some edge foxing on earlier works, later vols near new retail $240. Then large size paper backs (14) inc 'Roden Cutler, VC' by McCullough, 'Nancy Wake' by Fitzsimons, 'The Tiger man of Vietnam' (the story of Barry Petersen), 'Gallipoli - The Extraordinary life of Alec Campbell', 'Colin Murray - Journey to Tobruk', 'Warrior Brothers' & 'Warrior Training' (life in the Australian SAS) by I. McPhedran, 'Four Australians at War, letters to Argyle 1914-19', 'The Bombing of Darwin, the diary of Tom Taylor'. Plus 4 others inc 'Memories of Vietnam' by K Maddock. All F-VF or better condition, with a total retail over $500. Plus video 'The Light Horseman'. (22 plus video)
Estimate A$180

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Lot 10171 - militaria books -  Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Lot 10171 - militaria books - Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Vietnam War USA Point of View (25) inc Vietnam-A History (Karnow 1983), Vietnam-The Ten Thousand Day War (Maclear 1981), American Soldier (General Tommy Franks 2004), A Bright Shining Lie (John Paul Vann) & America in Vietnam (Sheehan 1988), Anatomy of A War (Kolko 1985, Vietnam-Conflict & Controversy (Elliott 1996), Air America from WWII to Vietnam (Robbins 2001), Spies & Commandos-How America Lost the Secret War in North Vietnam (Conboya Andrade 2000), Line Doggie-Foot Soldier in Vietnam (Gadd 1987), Steel My Soldier Hearts (Col. Hackworth 2003), Cheating Death-Combat Rescues in Vietnam & Laos (Marrett 2006), Tiger Force (Sallah & Weiss 2006). Plus others of interest inc 'Coffee Table' size books. Roll Call Thud-A Photographic Record of the F-105 Thunderchief (Campbell & Hill 1996) & The Vietnam Experience - Images of War (Fisher & Stone 1986). Very diverse group inc strong Political overtones. Mostly F-VF condition inc some near new. Retail around $500. (28).
Estimate A$150

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Lot 10155 - militaria books -  Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Lot 10155 - militaria books - Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Australia: WWII 1939-45. Australia In The War of 1939-45 Official AWM publications RAAF set of 4 'Royal Australian Airforce 1939-42' (Gillison), Air War Against Japan 1943-45 (Odgers), Air War Against Germany & Italy (Herington), Air Power Over Europe (Herington) all VGC comp with DJ. (Retail $400). Also 'Pictorial History of Australia of War 1939-45' set of 5 (retail $125). Worn spines, GC, plus 'With The Australians In Korea' (Bartlett) with orig DJ. All official AWM publications, total retail around $550. (10)
Estimate A$200

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Lot 10168 - militaria books - Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Larger-size books (18) with 'A Pictorial History of Australia at War' (1980, 324 pgs); 'Army Australia - an Illustrated History' (Odgers, 1988, 280pgs); 'Diggers - The Australian Army, Navy & Airforce in Eleven Wars 1860 - 1999 (Odgers, 544 pgs); 'Charles Kingsford Smith (1988, 160pgs); 'Heroic Australian Air Stories (1981, 192 pgs); 'The Royal Australian Airforce (Oxford University Press, 2001, missing front fly page o/w as new); 'British Battles & Medal (Spink, 1988); 'Encyclopedia of the World's Special Forces (2003, 256 pgs, as new); 'Aces High - The war in the Air over the Western Front 1914-18' (1973, 192 pgs); 'Knights of the Air 1914-18' (1981, 192 pgs); 'Battle of Britain' (by Len Deighton 1980, 224pgs) ; 'Fighter & Bomber Squadrons at War' (by A Brookes 1995); 'Atlas of C20th Warfare' (2005, 352 pgs); 'The Eastern Front (Soviet-German War) 1941-45' (1984, 192 pgs); 'Stalingrad - The Vital 7 Days' (2005, 192 pgs); 'The Vietnam War' (1979, 248 pgs). Plus AWM publications 'Soldiering On' (1942), 'Khaki & Green' (1943), & 'Jungle Warfare' (1944). Mixed VG-VG condition, some near new. Retail $700+. (20)
Estimate A$200

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Lot 10165 - militaria books -  Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Lot 10165 - militaria books - Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Books & Pams: Parachute Badges & Insignia of the World, hard cover, 225pgs. Good reference book. Shenandoah 1861-62 Australian Army Journal No 56, January 1954, card cover. Amphibious Warfare + Combined Operations, 1943, card cover by Admiral of the Fleet, Lord Keys. Vehicle Log Book Motor Cycles, 1944, card cover, unissued. WWII British Army Training Booklet, approx 1920pgs, 1939. Protection Against Gas + Air Raids (damaged first page). Australian Army Manual of Land Warfare Vol 1, Pam 3. 1977 The Arms and Services, card cover. The Insignia and Medals of the Order of St John, 79pgs by Charles Tozer, 1975, London, hard cover. Australian Army 'The Soldier's Handbook', 1965, card cover. History, dress, drill, equipment, shooting, First Aid etc. Mostly GC.
Estimate A$75

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Lot 10160 - militaria books -  Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Lot 10160 - militaria books - Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 366

Australia:: Larger 'Coffee Table' size books (12) inc Australians at War - A Pictorial History (McDougall 2002), German Military Aircraft (Philpott 1981), Rust in Peace - South Pacific Battlegrounds Revisited (Adams 1976), Bomber Command 1939-45 (Overy 1997), Spitfire - A Complete Fighting History (Price 1991), This is the SAS (Geraghty 1982), The Art of War (Churcher 2004, pub AWN/SBS) & World War II on Land (Chandler 1990). Then others (14) inc Norfolk Island & its 3rd Settlement 1856-1956 (Nobbs 2006, brand new retail $60), Images of Air War 1939-45 (Bowyer 1983), WWII The Axis Assault 1939-42 (Brinkley 2003), Amazing (Australian) SAS (McPhedran 2005), SAS Sniper (Maylor 2010), Bomber County - The Lost Airmen of WW2 (Swift 2010 retail $50) & Eureka - Unfinished Revolution (Fitzsimons 2014, as new retail $60). Mostly F-VF condition inc near new as noted, total retail around $600. (26).
Estimate A$200

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