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Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN), May 19, 1945: VE-Day Celebrations!

The Illustrated London News (ILN), May 19, 1945: VE-Day Celebrations!

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Loganville, Pennsylvania, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2705

Condition: Good


Pages 521-548. Features: Great cover photo of Churchill celebrating with the masses in Whitehall; Photo of Churchill celebrating with Royal Family at Buckingham Palace; Five photos of celabratory night lights on London; Photos of vast crowds outside Buckingham Palace; Two pages of photos of the King and Queen with celebrating crowds, visiting bombed sites, at Thanksgiving services and among their subjects in South London; Photos of the Royals taking carriage to St. Paul... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), October (Oct.) 16, 1943- Aerial Photography

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2694

Condition: Fair


Pages 421-448. Features: Cover photos of flyers using aerial photography equipment; Two pages of fascinating photos and text explain aerial photography methods of the U.S. Army Air Forces; Photos of elaborate sword presented to the residents of Stalingrad by the kings; Photos of Italy's Marshal Badoglio with Sir Noel Mason MacFarlane; Five photos of Terrible destruction and carnage at Naples; Article entitled "The Allies in the Mediterranean"; Six photos of the ... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), October (Oct.) 24, 1942 - Ruined City of Stalingrad Still Defies Germans

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril

Price: $299.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4667

Condition: Good


Pages 449-476. Features: Cover photo-portrait of General Smuts of South Africa; Seven photos of devastation in Stalingrad; Large illustration and two dramatic photos illustrate "Battered Stalingrad - A Broken City Held Together By the Spirit of Its Defenders"; Two-page Admiralty Chart of Guadalcanal Island, pivot of violent fighting and scene of heavy Japanese losses, in enemy attempts to recover the Solomon Islands and gain command of the Australian Seas; Russi... View more info

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The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War - Part 72, Vol. 6, January (Jan.) 4, 1916 - Prisoners of War

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A8715

Condition: Fair


Numerous black and white photographs. "...Framed with the object of producing an account of the great contest now in progress, which shall be at once popular and authoritative... An account written by men of great experience in political, military, and naval matters... Will contain a great deal of first-hand material which will be really valuable to historians of the future." - From Preface. Contents: Chapter CII - Prisoners of War. Unmarked. Above-average we... View more info

The Myth of the Good Corporate Citizen: Democracy Under the Rule of Big Business

By: Dobbin, Murray

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Canada, Stoddart Pub: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 86202021

ISBN: 0773760369

Condition: Fine


0773760369 330 pages including index. "A must read for anyone concerned about a democratic society." - Judy Rebick. "A call to arms against the corporate agenda that has made Canadians prisoners in their own country." - Calgary Herald. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. View more info

Image for Land of a Thousand Sorrows: The Australian Prison Journal, 1840-1842, of the Exiled Canadien Patriote, François-Maurice Lepailleur (English and French Edition)

Land of a Thousand Sorrows: The Australian Prison Journal, 1840-1842, of the Exiled Canadien Patriote, François-Maurice Lepailleur (English and French Edition)

By: François Maurice Lepailleur

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., University of British Columbia Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 326H3316

ISBN: 0774801239

Condition: Very Good


0774801239 174 pages. Footnotes. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Map. Text in English. "Written secretly at Longbottom prison, Lepailleur's day-to-day journal is a unique document. His daily record comments on beatings, thefts, marital relations, wages and prices. A detailed account is given of corrupt officialdom and police brutality, of the hatred inspired by collaborators and the solace brought by religion and the kindliness of neighbours and c... View more info

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Russian Unlawfulness in Ukraine: The Life of a Martyr

By: Ivan Kandyba

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Munich, Germany, Ukrainisches Institut fur Bildungspolitik: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H3990

ISBN: B01MS1CKO2

Condition: Good


B01MS1CKO2 Author was a Ukrainian lawyer, a founder of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group, and a long-term inmate of Russian prisons and concentration camps. He was arrested for intent to present the question concerning the secession of Ukraine from the Soviet Union in 1961. In this 40-page pamphlet he describes his ordeal after his arrest in 1961, which involved constant surveillance and tampering with his mail. He concludes by stating he would rather starve himself to dea... View more info

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The Saturday Evening Post, October 6, 1962 *POPE JOHN XXIII*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 357A4707

Condition: Good


Features: Let's stop Exalting Jerks - Marya Mannes suggests we knock our shabby idols off their pedestals; page 13/14 loose but present; The Genial Pope - John XXIII - busily making and breaking Church traditions - nice color photos; Struggle Inside the Supreme Court - gravely divided, yet exerting more influence on the country than ever, nine justices are near a showdown; Golden Voice of the Senate - Everett McKinley Dirksen dazzles Capital Hill with the elegance of h... View more info

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Dangerous Patriots: Canada's Unknown Prisoners of War

By: Repka, Kathleen; Repka, William

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, New Star Books: 1982

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 846H0529

ISBN: 091957307X

Condition: Good


091957307X 249 pages. "Few Canadians have ever heard of Kananaskis, but it has a primary place in any honest history of this country. It was there in 1940, in a camp designed for prisoners-of-war, that left-wing Canadians were interned without trial for two years. One of them was William Repka."- June Callwood. Gift greetings atop half-title page, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Minor moisture exposure to lower corner. A sound copy. View more info

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Mutual Hostages: Canadians and Japanese During the Second World War

By: Roy, Patricia

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Univ of Toronto Pr: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105A1057

ISBN: 0802057748

Condition: Good


0802057748 281 pages. Index. "Offers the most detailed account yet to emerge of the fate of the Issei and Nisei and of the Canadian POWs, missionaries, and civilians in Japan. It is a compelling and controversial story of a heartbreaking time in the histories of both Japan and Canada." - from dust jacket. Extensive reference notes. Average wear. Usual library markings. A sound copy. View more info

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The minister and the massacres

By: Tolstoy, Nikolai

Price: $179.95

Publisher: London, Century Hutchinson: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 425A9598

ISBN: 0091640105

Condition: Very Good


0091640105 442 pages including index and notes. "An expose of the responsibility of Harold Macmillan for the forced repatriation of Cossacks and Yugoslav citizens from British occupied Austria in 1945. This book is censored in England, and has been removed from the Bodleian and other research libraries. It is thought to be the first book banned on political grounds for exactly two centuries, the last being Thomas Paine's THE RIGHTS OF MAN, condemned by the English c... View more info

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Where We Buried the Sun

By: Tumonov, Alla

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, NeWest Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 124A7508

ISBN: 1896300057

Condition: Very Good


1896300057 309 pages. Reference notes. "At the age of 18 the author was arrested by the secret police of Stalin's Soviet Union. She was thrust into the soul-breaking world of the Soviet prison system... Her crime? Choosing to fight against Stalin's tyranny, to resist evil with the limited resources of an 18-year-old." - from back cover. She spent 5 years in prison. Clean, bright and unmarked but for remainder dot upon bottom edge. Very nice copy. View more info

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Setting the Record Straight. Letters From Cell #7

By: Zundel, Ernst

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: USA, Soaring Eagles Gallery: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463H3865

ISBN: B000ETLQ7I

Condition: Fair


B000ETLQ7I Prominent revisionist historian Ernst Zundel [1939-2017] was deported from the United States to Canada in 2003 after he was alleged to have missed an immigration interview. In Canada he was placed into solitary confinement at the Toronto West Detention Centre where he would remain until his deportation to Germany in 2005. In prison Zundel maintained a steady stream of written correspondence with his supporters around the world. In 2004 his American wife, In... View more info