Used and Rare Military History Books

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Specializing in German military, Napoleonic Wars, Civil War,
World Wars I and II, and Russian History Books


[000114] Bell, J. Bowyer. The Irish Troubles : A Generation of Violence, 1967-1992. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Saint Martin's Press, LLC, 1993. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good. Book has 872 pages with two sections of b&w photographs on glossy paper. DJ has light wear to edge and 1" chip to rear by binding. A monumental history of the spectacular conflict. Beginning with civil disobedience in Belfast in 1967 and ranging form Ireland to England and America.


[000467] Bennett, Richard. The Black and Tans. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1995. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good+. Reprint of 1959 original. Book has 228 pages. Although they were only a small proportion of British forces in Ireland, they were the toughest, the wildest, and the most feared. They knew nothing and they cared nothing about Ireland. Theyw ere sent there in March of 1929 by Lloyd George's Coalition Cabinest to make it "a hell for rebels to live in". they murdered civilians. They could arrest and imprison anyone at any time. They wore a strange mixture of dark green tunics, khaki trousers, black belts, and odd headgear including civilian felt hats. The Irish named them after a famous pack of woild dogs in Co. Limerick - the Black and Tans.


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