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‘A Passage to Sword Beach’ by Brendan A. Maher

One of the joys of selling second-hand books is the opportunity to read your stock. When cataloguing I try to summarise the content of all our non-fiction but occasionally you come across one that you dip into and just can’t … Continue reading

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Collecting Royal Naval Patrol Service books

(…originally published in the ibooknet newsletter for November 2002) A brief history of the Royal Naval Patrol Service The Royal Naval Patrol Service (RNPS) was a ‘navy within a navy’ during WW2. In 1939 much of Britain’s domestic freight distribution … Continue reading

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