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Image for Salute the Sappers - Part II: The operations of the South African Engineer Corps in the North African and Italian theatres of war from the Battle of El Alamein to the end of World War II, with a brief description of subsequent developments (South African Forces World War II - Volume VIII)

Salute the Sappers - Part II: The operations of the South African Engineer Corps in the North African and Italian theatres of war from the Battle of El Alamein to the end of World War II, with a brief description of subsequent developments (South African Forces World War II - Volume VIII)

By: Orpen, Neil ; Martin, H J

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Sappers Association, Johannesburg, 1982

Edition: First Edition


424 pages (complete). A benign copy. The dustjacket is worn, scuffed, marked. It is secure and sure. The boards are neat. They have very light storage marks and wear about the edges. They are otherwise steady and sound. The contents are congenial. They have some light foxing fore and aft. In general the contents are assured, companionable, clean, clear, diligent, proud. fk View more info

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South African Radar in World War II

By: Brain, Peter ; Lloyd, Sheilah ; Hewitt, F J

Price: $61.75

Publisher: SSS Radar Book Group, Cape Town and Johannesburg, 1993

Edition: 2nd Edition


229 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The book has been subjected to mild damp conditions. The book is a little worn by this experience. The covers are benign, worn about, placid, competent. The contents have some light damp wrinkles to the top of the pages of the first quarter of the book. The pages themselves are clean, clear, genial, congenial, confident. fk View more info

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Spotlight on Springbok

By: Nicholson, George

Price: $42.75

Publisher: The Citadel Press, Cape Town, 1944

Edition: First Edition


128 pages (complete). A resolute copy of this record of a churchman's journeying around and to the South African forces in the Middle East and North Africa. The covers are much worn and marked all about. Nonetheless, they are calmly sound and sure. The contents have aged. They have wear, foxing. Nonetheless, the pages are firm, certain, genial, clear, clean, convivial, assured. fk View more info

The Abyssinian Campaigns : The Official Story of the Conquest of Italian East Africa

By: N/A

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Ministry of Information / War Office, London / His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1942

Edition: First Edition


143 pages (complete). A resolute but also healthy copy. The covers have an adhesive plastic protective cover. The spine has, at some stage, been reinforced with a leather strip. The covers have much wear, creasing, aging. The book has been gently aging. The final pages have some storage stains. There is much evidence of age, but the pages are comfortable, assured, confident, clear, clean, companionable, proud. fk View more info