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121 Weintraub, Stanley. A STILLNESS HEARD ROUND THE WORLD. THE END OF THE GREAT WAR: NOVEMBER 1918.
New York Oxford University Press 1987 0195052080 / 9780195052084 Soft Cover Very Good 
467 pp, 8vo (8" H). B&w illustrations. Contents: The False Armistice; The Dining Car in the Forest; Armistice Eve; Imperial Sunset; The Signing; Last Shots; The Stillness; A Joyful Noise; Having a Knees-up; The Real Thing; Aftermath: The Front Lines; Prisoners of War; The Other Fronts; Behind the Rhine; Epilogue: A Beer Hall in Munich; Sources and Acknowledgements; Source Notes; Index. Interior - very light browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, small round blank label on rear cover, very light crease on spine, two tiny corner creases, one small soft corner crease. 
Price: 9.00 USD
 
 
JOHN WORSLEY'S WAR.  AN OFFICIAL WAR ARTIST IN WORLD WAR II., Worsley, John and Giggal, Kenneth.
122 Worsley, John and Giggal, Kenneth. JOHN WORSLEY'S WAR. AN OFFICIAL WAR ARTIST IN WORLD WAR II.
Shrewsbury Air Life 1993 1853102571 / 9781853102578 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- John Worsley. 
116 pp, small 4to (10 7/16" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour reproductions of the author/artist's work. "John Worsley was one of the very few active service artists of the Second World War, and in this book he recalls his experiences both in active sea warfare and later as a prisoner of war. At the outbreak of war the twenty-year-old John Worsley joined up as a Midshipman and during off duty moments sketched his fellow sailors and incidental scenes of life at sea. Having survived the sinking of his first ship, HMS Laurentic, destroyer service on Atlantic convoys and, during 1942, troop convoys from the Red Sea to Australia in the cruiser HMS Devonshire, in 1943 he was made an Official Naval War Artist on the Commander-in-Chief's staff, Malta. After covering the first Italian landing in the Straits of Messina at Reggio and later the landing at Salerno, he moved on to cover some of the nefarious activities opening up the Naval front in the Adriatic and there was captured by the Germans. As a prisoner he continued depicting the PoW life around him and helped to produce forged identity papers and, most ingenious of all, he created 'Albert', the successful dummy Naval Officer escape device used both for the initial escape of one prisoner, and also as his stand-in on three roll calls a day for four days after. The celebrated film 'Albert RN' is based on this episode. (This book) captures the sense of immediacy and intimacy that comes from an on-the-spot artist depicting his own world." Slight 2" line indentation and faint rub line on front board. Dust jacket has minor wear at top/bottom of spine, several light scratches on front panel - no colour loss, very small sticker pull on front panel, light rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
JOHN WORSLEY'S WAR.  AN OFFICIAL WAR ARTIST IN WORLD WAR II., Worsley, John and Giggal, Kenneth.
123 Worsley, John and Giggal, Kenneth. JOHN WORSLEY'S WAR. AN OFFICIAL WAR ARTIST IN WORLD WAR II.
Shrewsbury Air Life 1993 1853102571 / 9781853102578 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ John Worsley. 
116 pp, small 4to (10 7/16" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour reproductions of the author/artist's work. "John Worsley was one of the very few active service artists of the Second World War, and in this book he recalls his experiences both in active sea warfare and later as a prisoner of war. At the outbreak of war the twenty-year-old John Worsley joined up as a Midshipman and during off duty moments sketched his fellow sailors and incidental scenes of life at sea. Having survived the sinking of his first ship, HMS Laurentic, destroyer service on Atlantic convoys and, during 1942, troop convoys from the Red Sea to Australia in the cruiser HMS Devonshire, in 1943 he was made an Official Naval War Artist on the Commander-in-Chief's staff, Malta. After covering the first Italian landing in the Straits of Messina at Reggio and later the landing at Salerno, he moved on to cover some of the nefarious activities opening up the Naval front in the Adriatic and there was captured by the Germans. As a prisoner he continued depicting the PoW life around him and helped to produce forged identity papers and, most ingenious of all, he created 'Albert', the successful dummy Naval Officer escape device used both for the initial escape of one prisoner, and also as his stand-in on three roll calls a day for four days after. The celebrated film 'Albert RN' is based on this episode. (This book) captures the sense of immediacy and intimacy that comes from an on-the-spot artist depicting his own world." Very minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has some minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
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