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Image for The Regiments and Corps of The Canadian Army: Volume (Vol.) One (1 / I) of the Canadian Army List

The Regiments and Corps of The Canadian Army: Volume (Vol.) One (1 / I) of the Canadian Army List

By: Army Historical Section

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Canadian Minister of National Defence: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665G4613

Condition: Very Good


253 pages. Index. Contents include: Explanatory Notes; Order of Precedence; Sketch Histories of the Corps of the Canadian Army; Sketch Histories of the Regiments, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps; Sketch Histories of the Regiments, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Moderate peripheral tanning to endpapers. Binding tight. Handsome brilliant gilt lettering upon backstrip and front board. A quality copy of this excellent reference. View more info

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Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance, February 25, 1946: Ickes Cover Photo

By: Auslander, Jospeh; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Weekly Publications: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3308

Condition: Good


100 pages. Features: Attractive one-page color ad for Dodge Trucks features bright yellow moving van; Seattle's worst earthquake in history; Mrs. Helen Douglas Mankin wins Atlanta's Negro vote; Color ad for General Tire features well-dressed lady with lots of luggage being helped by black porter; Classy color ad for the Farnsworth Television and radio Corporation; Two-page poem commemorates the first anniversary of the Iwo Jima battle; Canadian exposure of spy ring turns doubting eyes on Russia - major article with photo; Nice one-page ad for the Banff Springs Hotel; Attractive color ad for F... View more info

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The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment/RHR) of Canada Senior Non-Commissioned Officers' (NCO's) Book

By: Author Not Stated; Beacon, C.W. (Foreword)

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Royal Highland (RHR)/The Black Watch of Canada: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 233G1391

Condition: Very Good


206 pages. Includes list of references. Several tables and illustrations. Topics include: Infantry Corps History; RHC Historical Background; History of Customs, Traditions, Ranks and Dress; The History of RHC Customs and Traditions; Parades and Guards; Flag Etiquette; Colours, Battle Honours and Military Music; Saluting and Funerals; Miscellaneous Historical Customs; Scottish Music, Dancing, Dress and Weapons; General Military Knowledge and Customs; Mess Etiquette; Conduct of a Mess Dinner. Undated but would seem to be circa 1967 according to a reference to the new Canadian Forces uniform.... View more info

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The Patrician 1991 - Regimental Journal of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Volume XLIII

By: Borchert, Major E.F.: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118C9750

Condition: Good


86 pages. Reproductions of many black and white photos. An annual journal published at the home station and devoted to the interest of all serving and former members of the regiment. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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The Illustrated London News, Saturday, December [Dec.] 11,1937 - Dramatic Photos from War-Stricken Shanghai

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143H3370

Condition: Fair


52, [4 ads] pages. Features: Cover photos of Pithecanthropus remains recently discovered in Java; Several additional photos of the Pethecanthropus skull; Photos of recently appointed military men The Viscount Gort, Maj.-Gen. C.G. Liddell, and Sir Harold A. Brown; The first under-sea photos of ship salvage - work in a sunk warship at Scapa, and on the surface - seven fascinating photos; Two pages of photos of the King with his loyal tenants of the Duchy of Cornwall; Five illustrations of Spanish Civil War scenes; Two photos of new roads in Waziristan, one of which shows the 2nd infantry Brigad... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), March (Mar.) 17, 1945 - Captured Cologne / First Rhine Crossing

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2704

Condition: Good


Pages 281-308. Features: Great cover photo of Patton, Eisenhower, Hodges and Bradley standing side-by-side in uniform; Nice full-page colour Guiness ad illustrated by H.M. Bateman inside advertising front cover shows men unloading boat; Captured Cologne - photos of devastation near the Cathedral; Twelve photos of scenes in Cologne after its fall to the American First Army, under General Hodges; Photo of General Crerar assisting Churchill into captured German caravan now used for guests at First Canadian Army Tactical H.Q.; Three photos of the latest German Tiger Tank which fires a 14.5" s... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), February (Feb.) 17, 1945 - Battle of the Roer Dams / Capture of Colmar / The Reichswald Offensive

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2703

Condition: Good


Pages 169-196. Features : Cover photo of Field-Marshal Montgomery with General Crerar of the Canadian First Army and General Dempsey of the British Second Army; The Battle of the Roer Dams - photos of the Urftstausee - a German defense key-point; Twelve great photos at various locations on the Western Front, including the capture of Colmar; Eighteen fantastic photos of the Reichswald Offensive where German towns were smashed by Allied bombing and infantry and armour moved through mud and flood; Article 'Prospects on the Western Front' by Cyril Falls; Two-page illustration of the victory over ... View more info

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The First Special Service Force: A War History of the North Americans, 1942-1944

By: Burhans, Lieutenant Colonel Robert D.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Infantry Journal Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H1390

ISBN: B002HIYS2O

Condition: Fair


B002HIYS2O xv, 376 pages. Color map endpapers. Generously illustrated with black and white photos. Includes eleven maps, a fifty-five page roster of former members and their hometowns, and a twelve-page list of members who lost their lives in service. Documents the history of this elite American-Canadian WWII commando unit which was famously dramatized in the 1968 motion picture "The Devil's Brigade". Somewhat above-average wear to navy blue boards. Beige evidence of moisture exposure to bottom edge of entire textblock. Binding intact. Minimal markings. A sound copy of this im... View more info

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Excuse Us! Herr Schicklgruber

By: Chadderton, H. Clifford

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Canada, War Amputations of Canada: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 161A4257

ISBN: 0973512024

Condition: Very Good


0973512024 189 pages. Black and white illustrations. Author has signed bookplate affixed inside front cover. "A memoir of an officer who commanded an infantry company of the Royal Winnipeg Rifles (Canadian Army) in Normandy." - subtitle. (Schicklgruber was Hitler's birth name). Unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

The Patrician, 1968 - Vol. XXI - Regimental Journal of The Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Allied with 3rd Bn The Royal Green Jackets (The Rifle Brigade)

By: Cole, Capt. V.D.: Editor

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Canada, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16100431

Condition: Very Good


171 pages. Features include: The PPCLI Comedy Company; Regimental Depot; First Battalion; Second Battalion; Regimental Band; Mobile Command Headquarters; CFB Rivers; Max Flex (Canadian Airborne Regiment); The Loyal Edmonton Regiment (3 PPCLI); 2551 Airborne Cadet Corps; 2554 PPCLI Cadet Corps; Quevrain to Mons; Back to the Battlefields; Ottawa Ceremonies; 3 Bn The Royal Green Jackets; PPCLI Association; etc. Prior owner's neat ink stamp upon each half of front endpaper else unmarked. Moderate wear. Flexible forest green cloth boards with gilt lettering and emblem. Nice copy. View more info

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The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War - Part 167, October (Oct.) 30, 1917. Victoria Crosses of the War (III.)

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A0924

Condition: Good


Front cover photo of the King and an Australian V.C. Abundantly illustrated with black and white photos. Contents: The Daring Deeds of Captian Ball; The Honourable Artillery Company Crosses for the Fighting Fifth; Succouring the Wounded; A cross won in the bush; more posthumous awards; Gallant officers; Canadian Exploits; Machine Gun Acts; An Airman's Rescue; Presentation by the King; Colonial Heroes; Cruel Treatment of a V.C. POW; Death of Captain Chavasse, V.C. Average wear. Unmarked. Sound copy. Please note: it is recommended that the following two issues be read in conjuction with th... View more info

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The Times History of the War, Part 4 (Four), September (Sept.) 15 - Earl Kitchener Cover Photo

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3068

Condition: Good


Pages 121-160. Chapters include: 'The British Army', 'The Armies of the Dominions', and 'The Native Indian Army'. Reproductions of many great photos including Field Marshal Earl Roberts, Sir John French, Smith-Dorrien, Allenby, Robb, Pulteney, Ian Hamilton, Sir Douglas Haig, Sir Philip Chethode, the Salisbury Plain, army motor cyclists, London Scottish Rifles, 60-pounder in action, Irish Guards, Dublin Light Infantry, Queen's Own Oxford Hussars, Sir Charles Douglas, Gordon Highlanders, Maxim gun on new tripod, Sir Archibald Murray, British troops at Havre, Fifth Lancers, Canadian troops - Th... View more info

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From the St. Lawrence to the Yser with the 1st (First) Canadian Brigade

By: Curry, Frederic C.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H2228

Condition: Fair


xi, [1], 166, [1] pages. Black and white photographic plates. Maps. "This book stands in the main a personal account of the actions of the 1st Brigade, Canadian Infantry." - Preface. Heavily-worn with usual library markings. A worthy reference copy. Bibliographic references: Cooke (2nd Edn) pg 120, Enser pg 87, Dornbusch 308. View more info

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Tug of War: The Allied Victory That Opened Antwerp

By: Denis W. Whitaker; Shelagh Whitaker; Denis Whitaker

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Canada, Stoddart Pub: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 118C9512

ISBN: 0773732268

Condition: Fine


0773732268 470 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Index. Author interviewed 150 men who fought alongside him on the Dutch polders. Their revelations are frank and disturbing... This important true story of nineteen- and twenty-year-old soldiers, many of whom died misereably on the sodden polders of Zeeland, deserves to be read again and again." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Gift quality. View more info

Image for The 48th (Forty-Eighth) Highlanders of Toronto - Canadian Militia - The Origin and History of This regiment, and a Short Account of the Highland Regiments from time to Time Stationed in Canada

The 48th (Forty-Eighth) Highlanders of Toronto - Canadian Militia - The Origin and History of This regiment, and a Short Account of the Highland Regiments from time to Time Stationed in Canada

By: Fraser, Alexander

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Toronto, E.L. Ruddy: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 811G2234

Condition: Good


128 pages including thirty-two magnificent pages of vintage Toronto ads at back. Black and white photographic plates. List of Officers. Roll of Honour. Music and words to the regimental march "Highland Laddie". Printed upon coated paper. Usual library markings. Average wear. Binding taped at front hinge and title page. A worthy reference copy of this wonderful reference. View more info

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Citizen and Soldier

By: Graham, Howard (Lieutenant-General)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 462G1456

ISBN: 0771033907

Condition: Fine


0771033907 304 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "His memoir spans much of the twentieth century, from growing up on a small farm on the outskirts of Trenton, Ontario, to serving as President of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE). During his varied and fascinating career, Graham fought in the trenches during the First World War, was elected mayor of Trenton, developed a successful law career, commanded the 1st Canadian Infantry in the Sicilian and Italian campaigns of the Second World War, served as Chief of the General Staff of the Canadian Army from 1955 to 1958, and w... View more info

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The Eighty-Fifth [85th] Canadian Infantry Battalion / Nova Scotia Highlanders in France and Flanders

By: Hayes, Lt. Col. Joseph; Currie, Sir Arthur W. [Foreword]; Ralston, Lieut-Col. J.L. [Introduction]

Price: $995.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Royal Print and Litho Limited: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3277

ISBN: B0046OL280

Condition: Good


B0046OL280 362 pages. Fold-out map inside back board indicates operations of the Battalion. Twenty-one black and white photographic plates (including one at page 56 not included in List of Illustrations). Lists of: Service Dates; Engagements of the Battalion; Wastage in France; Casualties; Honours and Awards. Also includes Nominal Roll of Officers, including name, address and record of service, and Nominal Roll Other Ranks, including number, name, address and record of service. "Being a history of the justly famous 85th Canadian Infantry Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders) in the vari... View more info

The Patrician, 1963-64 Vol. XVI - Regimental Journal of The Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Allied with The Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own)

By: Henderson, G.E.: Editor

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16100434

Condition: Very Good


83 pages. Features: Nahanni; A Short History of Vietnam; A View From the Khyber Pass; Canadian Army Staff College; Regimental Depot; First Battalion Report; Second Battalion Report - 1963; The Loyal Edmonton Regiment (3 PPCLI); The Rifle Brigade Letter; Sharp-shooters in Bottle Green; Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Association; 2483 Esquimalt (Princess Patricia's) Cadet Corps. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Some yellowing to contents. View more info

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A Canadian mounted rifleman at war, 1899-1902: The reminiscences of A.E. Hilder (Van Riebeeck Society)

By: Hilder, A. E

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, Van Riebeeck Society: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241G1914

ISBN: 0958411271

Condition: Fine


0958411271 177 pages. Bibliography. Index. "When war was declared in October 1899, Hilder volunteered for service in South Africa and served two tours of dutyy in 1900 and 1902. His writings are rare accounts of the Canadian action in the war as seen from the perspective of the mounted infantry. No other substantial descriptions of these units have been published, despite the fact that these men made up over 50% of Canadian soldiers recruited to serve in the war." - from dust jacket. Prior owner's ink stamp upon verso of front free endpaper, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked wi... View more info

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Odyssey: Coming of Age in World War II

By: James R.D. Baker MD

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Canada, Trafford Publishing: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 553H2945

ISBN: 1553690036

Condition: Good


1553690036 Signed and inscribed by author upon title page. 470 pages. Illustrated in black and white. "A compilation of letters from Canada and England written by an ordinary soldier in the PPCLI till mid-1942, then a navigator in Bomber Command by the end of the war. These letters cover the entire period of the war from Sept. 1939 to Jan. 1946." -back cover. "His description of the Blitz forms one of the best personal accounts of that terrible episode I have ever read." - back cover. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. View more info