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Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN), November (Nov.) 7, 1942 - The Battle of the Solomons

The Illustrated London News (ILN), November (Nov.) 7, 1942 - The Battle of the Solomons

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4668

Condition: Good


Pages 505-532. Features: Cover photo of Monty pinning Sgt. Keith Elliot with the V.C., for outstanding gallantry at Ruweisat; The Battle of the Solomons - U.S. Sea Losses and Land Fighting, with photo of aircraft carrier "Wasp" ablaze and dramatic photo of U.S. auxiliary vessel "Colhoun" and U.S. destroyer "Little" shortly before they went under; Multiple photos of the Battle of the Solomons; Photos of Guadalcanal's vital airfield, Henderson Airp... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, August (Aug.) 17, 1946: Trouble in Palestine / Atomic Bom Photos from Bikini

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0983

Condition: Good


Pages 170- 196. Features: Cover photo of huge illegal arms cache discovered in sealed cellars beneath a school in Tel Aviv; Two fascinating pages of photos of troubles in Palestine - curfew scenes, illegal arms, and illegal immigrants; A crime which shocked the world - photo of the King David Hotel explosion taken two seconds after the detonation of explosives laid in the basement by Jewish terrorists of the Irgun Zvai Leumi organization; Seven photos document the collis... View more info

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River Boy at War

By: Chapman, J. K.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Goose Lane Editions: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138A8911

ISBN: 0864920687

Condition: Very Good


0864920687 103 pages. "Tells of the author's service as a navigator with the Royal Canadian Air Force, 415 Squadron, between 1940 and 1946. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Ocean Bridge: The History of Raf Ferry Command

By: Christie, Carl A.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Univ of Toronto Pr: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665G3081

ISBN: 0802006388

Condition: Very Good


0802006388 458 pages. Footnotes. Index. Reproductions of black and white photos. "Chronicles an often overlooked contribution to Allied victory and aviation history. By war's end the ferry service, through its various incarnations, had created the basis for the network of international air routes and procedures that commercial travellers now take for granted." - from dust jacket. Unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archiv... View more info

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Terror in the Starboard Seat

By: Dave McIntosh

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario, General: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 553H1987

ISBN: 0773600825

Condition: Good


0773600825 184 pages. Several reproductions of black and white photos. "41 trips aboard a Mosquito - A true story of 418 Squadron. A vivid recreation of the shocking realities of war - the witnessing of human torches consumed in a blazing aircraft; the long hours of waiting for men to return who never did - but also the camaraderie and good times spent carousing in London, drinking and wenching at the village pubs, and the near misses they could all laugh about.&#... View more info

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Don't Tell My Mother: How to Fight War on Your Own Terms

By: Duggan-Smith, Peter

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Dundurn: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 138A8229

ISBN: 0919614752

Condition: Very Good


0919614752 258 pages. Black and white illustrations. "... By the end of his final flight in Cambodia in 1974, he had racked up more than 17,000 flying hours - in no less than 70 types of piston-engine aircraft. Peter was small in stature, but a giant among adventurers, with a rare ability to take the reader along with him through his many escapades." - from back cover. Unmarked with very light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Southwold Remembers... The Fingal Observer, No. 4 B & G School

By: Ferguson, Blair

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Township of Southwold: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H2123

ISBN: 0973201924

Condition: Good


0973201924 iv, 132 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy of this informative WWII reference. View more info

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Through Footless Halls of Air - The Stories of a Few of the Many Who Failed to Return

By: Floyd B. Williston

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Burnstown, Ontario, Canada, General Store Pub House: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814A1497

ISBN: 1896182445

Condition: Fair


1896182445 310 pages. Author's signature and inscription upon title page. Black and white illustrations. Author "Meticulously researched the short lives of six Atlantic Canada airmen, two of them the author's brothers, who failed to return from aerial operations during the second world war." - from back cover. Somewhat abov-average wear. Prior owner's name upon bottom edge. View more info

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Woody: A Fighter Pilot's Album

By: Halliday, Hugh A.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, CANAV Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13804536

ISBN: 0969070381

Condition: Fine


0969070381 144 pages. Index. Numerous black and white illustrations. "Tells for the first time in detail, the story of one of Canada's greatest fighter pilots. Traces his career from Tiger Moths in Scotland, then on to advanced training and out to pre-war Egypt to his first posting.... Soon Woody's squadron is called to Greece to face an onslaught of Messerschmitts and Junkers." - from dust jacket. Faint small sticker remnant atop front free endpaper, otherw... View more info

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A Mouse in My Pocket

By: Hedley Everard

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Picton, Ontario, Valley Floatplane Services: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 661H3435

ISBN: 0969333404

Condition: Good


0969333404 Signed, without inscription, by author beneath his frontispiece colour portrait. Affixed to dedication page is a handwritten note to prior owner on the letterhead of prominent Canadian aviation author Larry Milberry, who has signed it with his first name. xiv, 408 pages. Maps. Black and white reproductions of photos. "Provides an eagle's view of the battlefield struggles from Normandy to the Rhineland. Author is forced to parachute from his burning S... View more info

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Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 9, Number 4, December 18 -24, 1940

By: Hutchinson, Walter: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432C7900

Condition: Good


32 pages. Printed on glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Features: Photo taken aboard the Abel P. Upshur as she leaves port; RAF to the aid of gallant Greece; Super full-page aerial photo of RAF bombing attack in progress on the Albanian port of Valona, being used by Italy; Illustrated text of statement in the House of Commons on the progress of the war by Winston Churchill; Wonderful full-page photo of a massive British ... View more info

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Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 6, Number 8, July 31 - August 6, 1940

By: Hutchinson, Walter: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432C7880

Condition: Good


32 pages. Printed on glossy stock. 62 black and white quality photos and illustrations. Features: Illustration of the Highlander of Aberdeen which pulled into harbour with the wreckage of a Heinkel lying across her poop; Operations in Africa - photos; Map of Khartoum and area; Aerial photo of smoke over Haifa oil storage facilities after Italian raid on July 24th; Illustrated text of speech by Sir Shenton Thomas entitled "The Colonies Go To It"; Singapore photo... View more info

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Camp X: The Final Battle

By: Longfield, Alan Paul; Hodgson, Lynn Philip

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Canada, Blake Books Dist: 2001

Seller ID: 649A0357

ISBN: 0968706231

Condition: Good


0968706231 328 pages. "What if... Great Britain had lost the Battle of Britain?" - from back cover. Initialed by Lynn-Philip Hodgson inside front cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Eric Mallett's Story - Through the German Lines with Forged Identify Papers

By: Mallett, Eric; Conway, W. Ronald: Editor [Signed]

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Conway Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13804511

Condition: Very Good


Editor's inscription atop half-title page states this is copy#2. Includes note from Editor to his daughter laid in. 78 pages. Black and white illustrations. Mallett was shot down over Belgium on May 26th, 1944. Thanks to the well-organised Belgian Maquis and their support by Allied Intelligence, he and his bomb-aimer managed to avoid capture and after many adventures eventually returned to Canada." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. View more info

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Til We Meet Again: Recapturing Moments of the Rcaf in World War II

By: McQuarrie, John

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Scarborogh, Ontario, Canada, Mcgraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 854A2657

ISBN: 0075513013

Condition: Fine


0075513013 171 pages. Signed and inscribed by author and illustrator upon front free endpaper. "This book is not a history piece. The tidbits of historical fact sprinkled herein are incidental to our real purpose. For we are not trying merely to inform you, we want to take it a step further. We hope rather to move you, to help you sense and feel the pulse, the beat and the drama of those times. The images and words are offered as a celebration of the excitement... View more info

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Blue Skies: The Autobiography of a Canadian Spitfire Pilot in World War II

By: Olmsted, Bill

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Gazelle Book Services Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138A7621

ISBN: 0773721592

Condition: Good


0773721592 262 pages. Black and white illustrations. "Bill was a courageous leader with a great affection for those under his command, both pilots and ground crew. He was a great inspiration to those who flew with him." - Dal Russel, DSO, DFC and Bar. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. Sound copy. View more info

Image for Blue Skies: The Autobiography of a Canadian Spitfire Pilot in World War II

Blue Skies: The Autobiography of a Canadian Spitfire Pilot in World War II

By: Olmsted, Bill

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Gazelle Book Services Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665G3636

ISBN: 0773721592

Condition: Very Good


0773721592 262 pages. Glossary. Footnotes. "As a Canadian fighter pilot, I am told I am among the top dozen most decorated pilots and among the top half-dozen with the most operational flying hours. I took part in three invasions - Sicily, Italy and Normany, living almost exclusively in tents, always flying the renowned Spitfire. I am also informed that few, if any, Canadians flew over as many countries as me, or actively covered as many invasion." - from du... View more info

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Zeppelin: A Battle for Air Supremacy in World War I

By: Rimell, Ray

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Canadas Wings: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761H3652

ISBN: 0920002277

Condition: Very Good


0920002277 256 pages. Footnotes, bibliography and index. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of sensational archival photos. "In this book, the complete story of the Zeppelin offensive, from Admiral Hugo von Pohl's successful campaign to persuade the Kaiser to initiate the raids, to the destruction of L53, the last Zeppelin to be brought down in combat, is chronicled in minute detail. The author has spent over ten years in personal research, whic... View more info

Aircrew memories: Being the collected World War II and later memories of members of the Air Crew Association, Vancouver Island Branch, Victoria, B.C. ... Force and Royal Air Force in war and peace

By: VARIOUS

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Victoria Pub. Co: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 16101932

ISBN: 0969869959

Condition: Fine


0969869959 424 pages including photographic plates. The collected World War II and later memories of members of the Aircrew Association, Vancouver Island Branch, Victoria B.C. Sixty-five stories of service with the Royal Canadian Air Force and Royal Air Force in war and peace. Clean, bright and unmarked. Negligible wear. Splendid copy in giftable condition. View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, Saturday, July 3, 1943

The Illustrated London News, Saturday, July 3, 1943

By: Various Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 739G0188

Condition: Good


28 pages. Features: The Elimination of Dusseldorf as a Munitions Centre - Large dramatic aerial photo plus two more photos and map; Chungking's Parachute Tower - youngsters train in the use of parachutes - four photos; Photos of the King's Visit to North Africa; Photos of His Majesty at Tripoli - he meets Montgomery and his desert victors; Photos of the King in Malta - enthusiastic scenes on the George Cross Island; On Captured Lampedusa - scenes from the fallen Italian... View more info