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Image for Escape From Singapore: The War Memoirs of Fred Thurlby and Bill Maxwell with Gerry Beauchamp

Escape From Singapore: The War Memoirs of Fred Thurlby and Bill Maxwell with Gerry Beauchamp

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada's Wings: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3440

ISBN: 0920002374

Condition: Very Good


0920002374 131 pages. Bibliography. Reproductions of black and white photos. Diagrams. Combines the WWII adventures of the three authors as they travel to Singapore only to be chased from place to place by the Japanese before returning for revenge. Small address label inside front cover, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice tight copy. [Not in Enser] View more info

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Sea Power Ashore and in the Air

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Australia, Halstead Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3278

ISBN: 1920831452

Condition: Very Good


1920831452 320 pages. Footnotes. Index. Black and white reproductions of photos. "Leading historians look back over more than one hundred years to show how navies have often made a critical difference to the fighting ashore and the contest for mastery in the air. Topics treated in detail include: The naval air war over Galipoli, Japan's joint operation in China in 1895, Air defence of naval and amphibious forces in the Falklands, Australian naval pilots and air mobile helicopter operations in Vietnam, German Navy land campaigns of WWII, THe US Navy in the capture of Okinawa, Submarine... View more info

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Perry Como...."Perry Como's Favorite Songs"....Songbook

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: New York, 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 117H2046

ISBN: B007YV4X10

Condition: Good


B007YV4X10 40 pages. Songs include: My Dreams are Getting Better All the Time; For a Little While; Honeysuckle Rose; I Had a Little Talk With the Lord; Miss You; My Devotion; It's the Talk of the Town; When it's Darkness on the Delta; Take it Easy; I Had This Feeling before; Pretty Kitty Blue Eyes; Come With Me My Honey; Under a Blanket of Blue; There'll Soon Be a Rainbow; It's Love, Love, Love!. Minimal markings. Moderate wear. A pleasing copy of this great WWII-era compilation. View more info

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Wings Over Dauphin: A History of a Forgotten Era

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, By Author: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 421H1223

ISBN: 1550563696

Condition: Very Good


1550563696 vii, 107 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. Documents the history of No. 10 Service Flying Training School and No. 7 Bombing and Gunnery School which were hubs of Allied training activity near Dauphin, Manitoba during the second world war. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked with lightest wear. A quality copy of this important record. View more info

Image for Vanguard : The Fort Garry Horse in the Second World War

Vanguard : The Fort Garry Horse in the Second World War

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, The Fort Garry Horse Museum and Archives: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 811H0571

ISBN: B004QPFGU4

Condition: Good


B004QPFGU4 196 pages. Fold-out map. Reproductions of black and white photos. Reprint of the 1945 first edition. "The story of a regiment's spirit, presented in the hope that the tasks of peace may be shouldered with a wholheartedness worthy of the determination and teamwork which won the war." - from Introduction. Contents include: Prelude in Britain; The Atlantic Wall; Normandy Bridgehead; Break-Through; Pursuit; Fortress Boulogne; The West Scheldt; Dutch Interlude; The Siegfried Line; We March to Oldenburg. Signed by three members of the military atop first blank leaf, otherwis... View more info

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Woman's Home Companion Cook Book

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, P.F. Collier & Son: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 755H4298

ISBN: B00WYCONNC

Condition: Fair


B00WYCONNC This copy is a vintage 1946 reprint of the 1942 first edition. 951 pages. Index. Occasional colour and black and white photos. "Every one of the 2,600 recipes in this book was either originated or thoroughly tested in the Companion's Home Service kitchens before it earned its place in this book." - Introduction. Covers the full spectrum of American cookery circa WWII. Somewhat above-average wear and soiling through respectful use. Binding aging but intact. A worthy copy of this beloved kitchen keepsake. View more info

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Growing Roots - Biography (German Title: Der Dollar Un Die Seele)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Germany, R.G. Fischer Verlag: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 815A2035

ISBN: 3830104197

Condition: Very Good


3830104197 283 pages. Black and white illustrations. "Author was born in Kassel, Germany in 1919. He served in the German army in World War II and emigrated to Canada where his adventures took him from Halifax to Port Alberni on Vancouver Island." - from back cover. Prior owner's small ink stamp atop half-title page else clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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We Stand on Guard for Thee

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Coomber-Hempsall Pub.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118C6937

ISBN: 0968564410

Condition: Good


0968564410 138 pages. List of sources. Glossary. Author's signature and inscription upon title page. A history of the war years at the Royal Canadian Air Force station, Ucluelet and Tofino. Black and white illustrations. Unmarked but for an accidental pen mark to last page. Light wear. A quality copy of this interesting work. View more info

Image for 250 Delectable Dessert Recipes., Baked Puddings; Meringues; Chilled; Custards; Souffles; Creamy Puddings. No 12 in Series

250 Delectable Dessert Recipes., Baked Puddings; Meringues; Chilled; Custards; Souffles; Creamy Puddings. No 12 in Series

By: (Berolzheimer, Ruth Ed)...Culinary Arts Institute

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Chicago, Culinary Arts Inst: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 747H1160

ISBN: B01A3TAR3W

Condition: Good


B01A3TAR3W 48 pages. Many black and white photos. "Rich, luscious, tempting new desserts and famous favorites to end each meal in triumph!" - from front cover. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this vintage WWII-era cookbook. View more info

Image for 1940 Dunkirk Veterans' Association: Volum 34, No. 4

1940 Dunkirk Veterans' Association: Volum 34, No. 4

By: 1940 Dunkirk Veteran's Association

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.K., 1940 Dunkirk Veteran's Association: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118C6868

Condition: Good


60 pages. Undated but appears to be circa 1990. A periodical for those who served with the B.E.F. (France) from 10th May 1940. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info

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Silent Observer

By: Acaster, David

Price: $295.00

Publisher: North Battleford, SK, Turner Warwick Pubns: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3429

ISBN: 091989917X

Condition: Good


091989917X Signed and briefly inscribed by author upon title page. xii, 167 pages. Eleven pages of black and white reproductions of photos. "Author recounts his WWII experiences as a radio technician on a bomber base in England. One of 5,000 Canadians trained in the then highly-secret application of radar, he became attached to No. 428 "Ghost" Squadron which flew out of Middleton St. George under Group 6, a Canadian auxiliary to Bomber Command." - paraphrased from back cover. Binding intact. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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The Lunch Box and Food Saver Book - 200 Helps

By: Adam, Ann; Pett, Lionel Bradley

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Appleford Paper Products Limited: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 757H1997

Condition: Good


68 pages. Index. Apparently intended to help Canada's wartime homemakers prepare healthy and tasty box lunches for their war-plant-working husbands. Promotes the use of Appleford foodsaving products such as Para-Sani waxed paper, Canapar cookery parchment and Presto Pack waxed tissue. Includes nostalgic page of colour illustrations of these products. Contents include: The Art of Sandwich-Making Simplified; Packing Tips for the Carry-Along Lunch; 196 Suggested Sandwich Fillings; Recipes for Patries for the Lunch Box and Home Table; Recipes for Cookies, Cakes and Sweet Loaves; Recipes for D... View more info

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Germany's Death Space - The Polish Tragedy

By: Aldor, Francis

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Francis Aldor: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 515H4332

Condition: Fair


261 pages. "Nazi theory has evolved the concept of 'Lebensraum' (living space) - Nazi practice has realised the fact of 'Todesraum' (death space)" - subtitle. Author conversed with scores of Polish refugees in Paris. "As I listened to their stories I saw with searing vividness the similarity between what is happening in Poland today and what happened in Belgium 25 years ago; the similarity and the difference, which lies in the fact that the Germans today are even more brutal, more bestial than they were in 1914-1918. I decided to publish these stories, together with an essay comparing Germ... View more info

Image for The air cadet's handbook on navigation ... (& signalling)

The air cadet's handbook on navigation ... (& signalling)

By: Allan, Wilfred John Davy.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, G. Allen & Unwin: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761H1597

ISBN: B001PYDFGG

Condition: Fair


B001PYDFGG 80 pages. A concise and diminutive work seemingly intended to aid in the mass-production of young aviators during WWII. Clear tape along spine and inside front joint. Above-average wear and soiling. It is sobering to consider the fate of the young person(s) who studied from this well-handled copy. View more info

Image for Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, December (Dec.) 14, 1964 -  Walter Homburger / The Christmas When Canadians Drove Into Ortona

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, December (Dec.) 14, 1964 - Walter Homburger / The Christmas When Canadians Drove Into Ortona

By: Allen, T.J.; MacLennan, Hugh; Lower, A.R.M.; Gilmour, Clyde; Levy, Lillian; Dunwoody, Derm; Phillips, Alan

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean-Hunter: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4696

Condition: Good


66 pages. Features: Cover photo of lady curler; Carling Black Label ad inside front cover claims it is Canada's best-selling (international) beer and shows ship exporting it to the world; Stephen Lewis - boy socialist of the NDP who's giving the old-line parties lessons in winning elections - article with caricature; How Computers May Catch Bad Drivers Before They Smash Up; Since When Did the Truth Become More Dangerous Than Danger Itself? (Editorial); Will Wawa's gun-totin' Christians fight for peace in Tanganyika? - Leigh Coop and Canadian Lay Missioners; Vintage one-page colour ad for the ... View more info

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Armee Paguluses - Teise Poola Armeekorpuse Arengulugu

By: Anders, Kindralleitnant W.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Valis-Eesti Kirjastus: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 422H0422

Condition: Fair


226 pages. Text in Swedish. One page illustration of Abbey Monte Cassino and vicinity in Italy, with WWII military movements indicated. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

Image for An Army In Exile: The Story Of The Second Polish Corps

An Army In Exile: The Story Of The Second Polish Corps

By: Anders, W. Lieut. Gen.

Price: $495.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co LTD: 1949

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 517H3535

ISBN: B000H48LFU

Condition: Fair


B000H48LFU xvi, 319 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Maps. First reprint of the 1949 first edition. "In the great WWII Italian campaign against the German Army, the Poles played a part which gained them the admiration of their comrades and the respect of their enemies. They fought many a victorious battle alongside their Allies, but their greatest was at Monte Cassino. When the Polish standard floated proudly from the ruins of the monastery, it signalled the march to Rome." - Foreword. Hinges starting. Former military library copy with relatively few related markings... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, December 1, 1941 - Special Army Number/E.J. Hughes Art

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, December 1, 1941 - Special Army Number/E.J. Hughes Art

By: Annett, A.R.; Winslow, S.; Gilman, M.; Reyburn, W.; Reed, Douglas; Baxter, B.; Edwards, F.; Craig, L.; Holmes, G.; Ashbery, H.; Campbell, H.

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3779

Condition: Good


80 pages. Features: Cover illustration of General Officer Commanding Canadian Corps - Lieutenant-General A.G.L. McNaughton; Great colour-photo ad for International Trucks inside front cover features fire-fighters for the air fighters of the R.C.A.F.; Rare one-page black and white photo ad for Moffats Limited shows their employees involved in WWII-related activities; One-page Westinghouse Radio ad features their Strategic War Map and the title "God bless you - Canada!"; Over There - McNaughton's boys are now in fine battle shape and spoiling for a fight - article with photos; Douglas R... View more info

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Flying Bombs

By: Anonymous

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, British Information Services: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 233H0372

ISBN: B001B8NSWW

Condition: Good


B001B8NSWW 24 page booklet. 9" x 7". Reproductions of various dramatic V-1-related black and white wartime photos on almost every page. Most pages half text and half photo. "This monstrous machine that rides the skies beyond all human control seems to the people (of London) to have a power of evil greater than anything that has gone before." - fro page 3. Published in December, 1944 by the British Information Services which were located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York. Back cover cutaway illustration of the V-1 explains how it works, with accompanying text on pages 20... View more info

Image for American Judo Illustrated: Improved, Modern, Scientific Jiu-Jitsu, the Art of Hand-to-Hand Combat

American Judo Illustrated: Improved, Modern, Scientific Jiu-Jitsu, the Art of Hand-to-Hand Combat

By: Arthur Hobart Farrar

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Padell, No Date (c. WWII).: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H1796

ISBN: B001KY2CO2

Condition: Good


B001KY2CO2 87 pages. Illustrated in black and white. "A manual of Kodokwan Judo, thoroughly modernized and particularly adapted for use in our Armed Forces." - from title page. Undated but appears to be circa 1945. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this great vintage guide which includes ads for similar nostalgic publications of the day. View more info