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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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Military Technique Policy and Strategy in History (Military Historical Institute)

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Warsaw, Poland, Ministry of National Defence Publishing House: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 811H3357

ISBN: B0000E89MM

Condition: Good


B0000E89MM 922 pages. Index. "Deals with the development of war techniques throughout centuries, the Pole's [Poland's] participation in the US War of Independence, and with the questions of Poland's policy and strategy during World War Two." - page 7. Unmarked with moderate wear to pale green cloth-covered boards. Above-average wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. 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

Go to Sleep Smiling - a Bedside Book of True Stories

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Gordon M. Smart Publications: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71608769

ISBN: 0969211651

Condition: Very Good


0969211651 129 pages. Author's inscription and signature upon title page. The ideal book for the bedside table. The scenario of Part One is World War II, depicting corporal Bryan Smith in his endeavours to outwit the rigid and military adherent Sergeant Major "Hookey" Walker. Part two provides true stories of everyday life in British Columbia. "Quite enchanting... very humorous... can be picked up whenever you desire. A great read." - Tony Owen, Publisher, Beautiful British Columbia Magazine. Very light wear. Occasional black and white illustrations. View more info

We Went Where They Sent Us... and did as we were told (most of the time)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Lantzville, BC, Canada, Oolichan Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24300243

ISBN: 0889821941

Condition: Fine


0889821941 290 pages. A book of remembrances from World War II. Illustrated. Published as a fund-raiser for the Royal Canadian Legion. Faintest wear and signs of handling. Unmarked. Superb copy. Will give cause to readers to pause and reflect. View more info

Story of World War II

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Random Library: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23303949

ISBN: 0394802950

Condition: Fine


0394802950 193 pages including index. From the rise of Adolf Hitler to the surrender of Japan - here in one lavishly illustrated book is the engrossing story of the second world war. Intended for younger readers. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean, bright and unmarked. Attractive glossy colour illustrated boards. Minimal wear. Wonderful copy. View more info

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The Journal of Private Fraser, 1914-1918: Canadian Expeditionary Force

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Sono Nis Pr: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814A1374

ISBN: 0919203620

Condition: Good


0919203620 334 pages. Index. Maps. Black and white photographic plates. "... A rare gem. I have been actively hunting for this sort of record and have come to realize just how rare such accounts are. This one also touches all the points an historian would wish to mention, from the attitudes of officers to frustration with the Ross rifle. One can only wonder how the journal survived and how it was composed." - Professor Desmond Morton, from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Would be graded very good if not for the fact that some rain appears to have ... View more info

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Hounours and Awards - Canadian Naval Forces: World War II

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Project Gallantry: 1986

Edition: Numbered Copy

Seller ID: 118A4695

ISBN: 0969267908

Condition: Good


0969267908 Copy #108 of only 500 issued. Over 600 pages. Also includes civilian awards. Some markings to contents. Average external wear. Binding sound. A quality copy of this excellent reference. View more info

Image for We Interrupt This Program: The News Broadcasts that Kept Us Tuned In (Book & CDs)

We Interrupt This Program: The News Broadcasts that Kept Us Tuned In (Book & CDs)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Winding Stair Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 217C5838

ISBN: 1553663004

Condition: Fine


1553663004 172 pages. Index. Documents in text, photo and sound, forty-two events in history that unite Canadians. Examples include: Canada enters the war on Germany; Man Walks on the Moon; Parti Quebecois wins the Quebec Election; Montreal Massacre; Air India Bombing. "Two CDs include broadcasts from these important and moving events in the history of our country and of the world." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with virtually zero wear. Dust jacket in similar condition with the exception of a closed one-inch opening to top edge of back panel. An excellent ... View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post, November 1, 1941 *The First American Crusade, By Herbert Hoover*

The Saturday Evening Post, November 1, 1941 *The First American Crusade, By Herbert Hoover*

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 727C8537

ISBN: B00H3XH4LK

Condition: Good


B00H3XH4LK 104 pages. Features: Great color photo Studebaker ad inside front cover features military insert; Plymouth ad; Great colour photo ad for Armstrong's Asphalt Tile; The First American Crusade - Herbert Hoover's personal memoirs of World War I, originally intended for release after his death but printed here in view of the imminent entrance of the US into World War II - with photos; Go Fly a Kite, story by Eddy Orcutt; Hearts of Oak, by Walter Havighurst; Cellini to Hearst to Klotz - the sale of fine art and objects by Gimbel Brothers; Stanford Football Coach Clark Shaughnessy behind ... View more info

Survival - The Story of a Life: 1942-2001 *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-Published: 2001

Edition: Third Printing (Revised)

Seller ID: 15103904

ISBN: 0969730713

Condition: Fine


0969730713 180 pages. Author's signature and inscription to Jim Munro, of Munro's Books, Victoria, upon front flyleaf. The graphic recollections of a Japanese prisoner of war during World War II. "Richard Sewell writes very well, the major publishing houses to which he sent the manuscript said so, but they were very sorry to have to say 'no' and pass it by - 'because it might possibly offend the Japanese, who are now, after all, our (business) friends and allies... Tackles squarely the question of why and how such systematic, deliberate, and intense cruelty was endemic in the Japanes tr... View more info

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And it Was My War Too

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Little Daisy: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 138A8346

ISBN: 189574427X

Condition: Good


189574427X 313 pages. Black and white illustrations. A companion to 'This Was My War'. "A book of recollections of the world conflict of 1939-45... not confined to military matters... almost half the stories are those of children or adolescents, and three quarters are by Jews, Poles or Russians; upon whom the war imposed far the greatest hardships." - from Foreward. Stories include: Good Luck - Even in Hell; Russian Veterans I Knew; Partisan - The Story of George Kartsaklis; An Unforgettable Chapter of My Life; H.M.S. Raleigh; Short and Savage; A Child's Memory of the Holocaust; No... 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 R.C.M.P. Security Bulletins, 1939-1941 (The War Series)

R.C.M.P. Security Bulletins, 1939-1941 (The War Series)

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada, Canadian Committee on Labour: 1989

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 643C7767

ISBN: 0969206054

Condition: Fair


0969206054 438 pages. Index. A compillation of R.C.M.P. Intelligence Bulletins issued in the critial period between 23 October, 1939 through 24 December, 1941. Major concerns of the day included: Potential enemy aliens in Canada; Espionage suspects; Fascists; Nazis; Ukrainian Nationalists sympathetic toward the Hitler regime; Communist agitators; The Communist Party. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy copy of this intriguing and important reference. View more info

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A Place of Honour: Manitoba's War Dead Commemorated in Its Geography

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, National Library of Canada: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665G3415

ISBN: 0771115237

Condition: Good


0771115237 485 pages. List of references cited. "Commemorates the sacrifices of more than 4,000 Manitoba casualties of the Second World War and serves to witness the impact of those losses on families, friends, and our society - both then and now." - from page one. Average wear. Binding intact. Gift greetings and address labels upon first page. A sound copy of this important Manitoba reference. View more info

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Traditional Ukrainian cookery by Savella Stechishin (February 19,1991)

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Trident Press (February 19,1991): 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 755H4344

ISBN: B01B98DU0I

Condition: Good


B01B98DU0I 496 pages. Index. Reprint of the 1957 first edition. "Ukrainian dishes are neither highly-spiced nor bland - they are subtle and pleasing, having their own indefinable qualities. The culinary skillis passed from mother to daughter are an essential part of her preparation for marriage. Ukrainian Canadians have brought with them from their native land a wealth of their own culture with truly priceless treasures of a tangible character as well as intangible spiritual values. Their music, choral performances, poetry, folk art, dances, and rituals are cherished by them. In a s... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 257, September (Sept.) 1919 - The Thrills of Parachuting (Cover Illustration)

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 257, September (Sept.) 1919 - The Thrills of Parachuting (Cover Illustration)

By: "Woodpecker"; McDade, J.; Heilner, V.C.; Macdonald, T.A.; West, J.; Von Blon, J.L.; Jordan, John A.; Rose, Frank; Walkey, C.E.G.; Heald, T.D.; Leslie, H.; Strong, Robert D.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4356

Condition: Fair


Pages 353-440, plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: Flying in Central Africa - part 2 - tales from the log book of an R.A.F. officer during the campaign in German East Africa - article with interesting photos; Torn by Starving Jackals in Macedonia - Private James McDade of the 6th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers recounts his experience - with photo of McDade; Death-Struggle with An Alligator - what happened to Van Campen Heilner when he was photographing an alligator in a Florida swamp - photo-illustrated article; The Thrills of Parachuting - early and marvelously photo-illustrated article ... View more info

Image for Atlas of World War II - Over 160 Detailed Battle & Campaign Maps

Atlas of World War II - Over 160 Detailed Battle & Campaign Maps

By: 'DAVID JORDAN, ANDREW WIEST'

Price: $119.95

Publisher: UK, SILVERDALE BOOKS: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 853A1022

ISBN: 1845090357

Condition: Very Good


1845090357 256 pages. Index. "A comprehensive visual guide to this complex conflict. Plots the exact course of the land, sea and air campaigns in fine detail, enabling the reader to trace the ebb and flow of the fortunes of both sides. Over 160 full-colour maps." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Price-clipped from dust jacket. Nice copy. View more info