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Hawkes, Captain E. Britain’s Wonderful Fighting Forces. 1941. 1st Edition

Hawkes, Captain E.. Britain’s Wonderful Fighting Forces. London: Odhams Press Limited, 1941. 1st Edition, 8vo – over 7¾ – 9¾” tall. Book. Good+ / No Jacket. 384pp. No date, but previous owner’s signature on front pastedown dated 1 December 1941. Original dark blue embossed front boards and spine. Illustrated with photographs, maps, drawings. B/W illustrated endpapers. Foreword by First Sea Lord, Sir Dudley Pound. A good example of morale boosting work of British propaganda, with chapters on the Royal Air Force, Navy and Army. Includes much technical information and sections on their administration and organization that is hard to find elsewhere. Dulled gilt titles to spine. Front hinge a little shaken, otherwise a clean and tight copy. (Keywords: Second World War, British propaganda) Sold!
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November 20, 2011 at 2:00 am

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