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THE BITTER END:  THE FALL OF SINGAPORE, 1941-42., Holmes, Richard and Kent, Anthony.
1 Holmes, Richard and Kent, Anthony. THE BITTER END: THE FALL OF SINGAPORE, 1941-42.
Strettington, Chichester Antony Bird 1982 0907319033 / 9780907319030 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good- 
212 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs and maps. The worst military disaster in British history, when the British surrendered to the Imperial Japanese Army giving up an "impregnable" naval base, its garrison and the city of Singapore itself. Minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, slight fading to spine colour, very light water stains at bottom of flap-folds, some scattered colour offset from boards to inside surface. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
BATTLESHIP: THE SINKING OF THE PRINCE OF WALES AND THE REPULSE., Middlebrook, Martin and Mahoney, Patrick.
2 Middlebrook, Martin and Mahoney, Patrick. BATTLESHIP: THE SINKING OF THE PRINCE OF WALES AND THE REPULSE.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1979, first American edition. 
302 pp, 8vo (8 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 068416330 B&w photographs, maps, drawings. "(T)ells for the first time the full story of the 'Prince of Wales' and 'Repulse' disaster (December 10, 1941). Disposing convincingly of several accepted myths, the authors take full advantage of recently released secret World War II documents from British government archives and of the Japanese 'Official History', which gives a fascinating view of the Japanese side of this devastating battl e. Light browning to fore-edge of text block, pages 205 to 226 have either a tiny dint/tear/hole at top edge - page 223/4 has an open small tear, pages 209 to 254 have a tiny dint at bottom edge - some also have a tiny hole, very light wrink l i n g a t top/bottom edge of spine. dust jacket has light browning, crease on front flap, light edge wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, area of tiny holes on both flap-folds. Good/Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 


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