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POW, behind Canadian barbed wire: Alien, refugee and prisoner of war camps in Canada, 1914-1946

By: Carter, David J

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Eagle Butte Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 416H3607

ISBN: 096841110X

Condition: Fair


096841110X ii, 252 pages. Black and white photographic plates. "The story of German Prisoner of War camps in Canada during World Wars One and Two with special emphasis upon the latter. A story little known in Canada. Concerns battle zones in Britain, North Africa, France and Germany. Involves governments as well as forty-six thousand prisoners of war who lived 'Behind Canadian Barbed Wire'. - Introduction. Minimal high-lighting to contents. Prior owner's name clip... View more info

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Behind Canadian Barbed Wire - Alien Refugee and Prisoner of War Camps in Canada 1914-1946

By: Carter, David J.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Tumbleweed Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 837C5892

Condition: Fair


334 pages. Fascinating coverage of this little-known Canadian history. Discusses camps at: Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Kingston, Bowmanville, Gravenhurst, Banff, Ozada, Kananaskis, plus Oldham, England and Dachau, West Germany. Many black and white photos and diagrams. Heavily worn former library copy with usual markings. Reading copy only. View more info

Image for Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, February 2, 1957: Will They Solve the Riddle of the Athabaska Tar Sands? / Hungarian Revolution

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, February 2, 1957: Will They Solve the Riddle of the Athabaska Tar Sands? / Hungarian Revolution

By: Katz, Sidney; Tyrwhitt, Janice; Callwood, June; Phillips, Alan; Acs, Sandor; Moore, Mavor; Baxter, Beverley; Fraser, Blair; Gilmour, Clyde; Haig-Brown, Roderick; Cummings, Parke

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1995

Condition: Good


56 pages. Features: Nice colour ad for Chrysler's 1957 New Yorker 4-Door Hardtop and Windsor 2-door Hardtop with push-button transmission; Should They Let "Mom" Whyte Keep Her Children? - Mrs. Robert Whyte takes care of 80 children near Bowmanville, Ontario - great article with many photos; Blair Fraser Reports from Baghdad - article with photos; What You See and How You See - article on vision; Diana van der Vlis - the calmest little bombshell on Broadway - art... View more info

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Escape from Canada!: The untold story of German POWs in Canada 1939-1945 (Macmillan paperbacks)

By: Melady, John

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, Macmillan of Canada: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 161H1741

ISBN: 0771597347

Condition: Good


0771597347 This is a paperback copy. x, 210 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Numerous black and white photographic plates. "25,000 German officers and other ranks were sent to prisoner-of-war camps across Canada to live out the duration of WWII behind barbed wire. Their fascinating story makes for exciting and provocative reading." - from back cover. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this little-known history. View more info

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Escape from Canada!: The Untold Story of German Pows in Canada

By: Melady, John

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Toronto, General Pub Co Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 161H1920

ISBN: 0771592566

Condition: Good


0771592566 210 pages. Black and white reproductions of fascinating archival photos. Footnotes. Bibliography. During WWII "25,000 German officers and other ranks were sent to POW camps across Canada to live out the duration of the war behind barbed wire. Their fascinating story makes for exciting and provocative reading." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. A quality copy of this little-known Canadian history. View more info

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Canadian Collector Magazine, May/June, 1973, Vol. 8 No. 3

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts Society: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 763C7851

Condition: Good


46 pages. Features: Blacksmiths are out of Fashion; In search of a Standard, by Henry & Barbara Dobson; Where Antique Dealers Deal - they are a clannish lot, reluctant to reveal the source of their merchandise; Toronto Stoneware, by Jean Bacso; Decorating with Antiques; Weaver's Shop, by R. Cooper; Victorian Wreaths, by Margaret Home; Bowmanville Furniture Factories, by Frederick W. Cane. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Maclean's, Canada's Weekly Newsmagazine, August 18, 1997 - Clifford Olson Cover Photo

By: Wood, Chris; Worthington, Peter; Morris, Nomi; Came, Barry; Phillips, Andrew; Wells, Jennifer; Anthony, Lorrayne; Newman, Peter C.; Phillips, Andrew;

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean's: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 316G2345

Condition: Good


64 pages. Creepy cover photo of Canadian serial child-killer Clifford Olson and many of his victims; The Legacy of Jean Lesage; Cover Story - Killer Clifford Olson's Plea under section 745 of Criminal Code for early release from prison after only 15 years served; Olson's Prison World; Section 745 - Good Intentions, Mixed Results; Premier's conference - with photo of Lucien Bouchard at the microphone; Prairie farmers face crop loss; photo of Canadian astronaut Bjarni Try... View more info