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Where Life and Death Hold Hands

By: Allister, W.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Musson Book Co: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H1333

ISBN: 0773722688

Condition: Good


0773722688 245 pages. Black and white illustrations. "On Christmas Day 1941, Hong Kong fell to the Japanese. William Allister, a young Canadian, was one of 10,000 prisoners captures that day... Like many who suffered in the camps, he returned home a troubled man. For the next forty years he would try to piece his life together, knowing one day he needed to return to Camp 3D in Kawasaki, Japan, to reclaim, resolve and understand." - from dust jacket. Moderate... View more info

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Dear enemy

By: Bacque, James

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Fenn Pub. Co: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A4913

ISBN: 155168246X

Condition: Good


155168246X 183 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Two writers hotly debate the guilt of World War 2, the Germany of today, and other issues. - from dust jacket. Bacque's prior work entitled 'Other Losses' documented the starvation of over a million German POWs in Allied camps after the alleged cessation of hostilities. Average wear. Usual library markings. A sound copy. View more info

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The Cage

By: Billany, Dan; Dowie, David

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 847G4020

Condition: Fair


190 pages. Black and white frontis photos of authors who were captured in Africa in June 1942 and transfered to a POW camp in Italy from which they were released in September 1943, This book was written during their imprisonment. They were not heard from after December 1943 and it is assumed they were recaptured and lost their lives trying to escape during transit from Italy to Germany. - paraphrased from prefatory Note. Above-average wear to light-brown cloth exteri... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), September (Sept.) 26, 1942 - The Wreckage of Rommel's Defeat

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril

Price: $299.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4663

Condition: Good


Pages 337-364. Features: Cover photo of Winston Churchill watching a parade of heavy infantry tanks named after him; Photos of Wendell Willkie visiting our forward positions in Egypt; Two pages of devastation - the wreckage left behind after Rommel's forced retreat from the Western Desert; Page of desert photos including German POWs, a 'sticky' bomb, minesweeping and Communion for the wounded; One-page illustration of deserted village in East Anglia; The Position of Ma... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, August (Aug.) 4, 1945: Great Coverage of WWII Aftermath / Mitchell Bomber Strikes Empire State Building

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0987

Condition: Good


Pages 113-140. Features: Cover photo of smiling Churchill leaving Downing St. for Buckingham Palace to tender his resignation; Four photos of France's Marshall Petain in court, and two photos of the crowded courtroom; One page Karsh photo portrait of Mr. Attlee; Photos of Ernest Bevin, Herbert Morrison, Sir Stafford Cripps, and Hugh Dalton; Nice page of head-shot photos of 23 women members of the new Parliament; One-page descriptive map of the general election shows resu... View more info

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Forced march to freedom: An illustrated diary of two forced marches and the interval between, January to May, 1945

By: Buckham, Robert

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada's Wings: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H1664

ISBN: 0920002250

Condition: Fine


0920002250 98 pages. "The prisoners of Stalag Luft III endured two forced marches across Germany in the final months of World War II. An illustrated diary recorded at the scene." - dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Very light wear and minor toning to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A high-quality copy. View more info

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Guest of Hirohito

By: Cambon, Ken

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, PW Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 815C7433

ISBN: 0969498306

Condition: Good


0969498306 184 pages. "The story of a 17-year-old Canadian rifleman who fights the first World War II battle in Asia immediately after disembaking in Hong Kong, is captured the day after Christmas, 1941, and comes of age during the four years he survives some of Japan's harshest prison compounds." - from front cover. Hong Kong Veterans' Association stamp upon last page. Light wear. Curl to covers. A sound copy. View more info

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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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Injustice Served: The Story of British Columbia's Italian Enemy Aliens During World War II

By: Culos, Raymond; Iacobucci, The Hon. Frank

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Cusmano: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 623G2513

ISBN: 0980970083

Condition: Fine


0980970083 216 pages. Index. Bilingual English/Italian. Illustrated primarily in black and white. "The very sensitive story of BC's Italians classified as enemy aliens during World War II. Raymond Culos' documented research and prose provide an enlightened analysis of the Government of Canada's rationale for arresting and incarcerating Italians suspected of being members of a local fascist organization. He also presents testimony of the suffering of family memb... View more info

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L'Etape Liberatrice - Au Soleil et Sur Les Monts: Scenes De La Vie Des Soldats Allies Internes En Suisse

By: Jaccottet, MM. G.; De Fourmestraux, Marcel; Baud-Bovy, D.; Locking, John

Price: $1,495.00

Publisher: Paris, L'Edition Francaise Illustree: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 147A5737

Condition: Good


289 pages. Leather binding. Many dozens of artistically presented black and white photographs. All text in French but for pages 286-288 which are in English. Prior owner's name upon decorated front free endpaper. Small crack along front hinge. Average wear externally. Damp stain to fore-edge of relatively few leaves. Ink stamp to base of half-title page. Sound copy. View more info

Almost a Lifetime

By: John McMahon

Price: $49.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Shamrock Publications: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 55403366

ISBN: 0968445403

Condition: Very Good


0968445403 301 pages. Lengthy inscription by author upon half-title page. "A spectacular success... a remarkable tale of survival and perseverance." - Victoria Times Colonist. The true WWII adventures of a young man. Moderate wear. Some curling to covers. Nice solid copy. View more info

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We Flew, We Fell, We Lived: Second World War Stories from RCAF Prisoners of War and Evaders

By: LaGrandeur, Philip

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Vanwell Publishing Ltd.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 847G0576

ISBN: 1551251108

Condition: Good


1551251108 400 pages. Bibliography. "Forty Canadian officers and men offer their personal accounts of the Nazis' treatment of captured Allied air force personnel, and of the organization of the PoW camps where they were held. The Great Escape is covered in detail." - from dust jacket. Moderate wear. Relatively few library markings. A sound copy. 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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Newsweek Magazine, November 19, 1945 *Cover Photo of Truman with Atlee*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $249.95

Publisher: USA, Newsweek: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823A4843

Condition: Good


Contents: Color ad for GM's Electro-Motive Division; Color ad for the new Pontiac (car); Color Kuppenheimer clothing ad; Moscow-London duel attests problems of Truman and Attlee in shaping policy on atomic bomb; Nice color military-themed Coke ad (in Leyte, Philippines); Nice color Camel cigarette ad; Stalin rumors kindled by failure to show up for Red celebrations; photo of tubby Col. Esao Tokunaga who abused Allied prisoners in Hong Kong; Evidence of Japanese war crim... View more info

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Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance, April 16, 1945: Eisenhower Cover Photo

By: Pratt, Admiral William V.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Weekly Publications: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3303

Condition: Good


108 pages. Features: Nice color Nash car ad inside front cover; Fiberglas ad shows military water tank in Pacific war theatre; Nice photo ad for the National Dairy Products Corp. features sailors doing laundry in South Pacific; United States Rubber ad features tractor tires from 1941 and tank tires from 1945; Uncommon E.H. Scott Radio ad features photo of E.H. Scott; Nice one-page two-color ad for Baldwin diesel locomotives; AiResearch ad features photo of Eddie Rickenb... 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

The Hotel Tacloban

By: Valentine, Douglas

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Lawrence Hill & Co: 1984

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 15103777

ISBN: 0882081667

Condition: Fair


0882081667 175 pages. Author relates his father's capture by the Japanese in the fetid jungles of New Guinea, the annihilation of his entire squad and how he, the lone survivor, was shipped to live with Australian and British POWs in a squalid, degrading camp in the Philippines that came to be known as The Hotel Tacloban. Usual library markings. Above-average wear. Binding intact. Spine leaning. Decent reading copy. View more info

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The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 29, 1943 - The War Completely and Exclusively Illustrated - Dambusters Centerfold Illustration

By: Various Contributors

Price: $349.95

Publisher: London, The London Illustrated News: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 739G0181

Condition: Good


28 pages. Features: Cover photo of Brigadier Wingate making final plans for his Chindit Expedition through the Burmese jungles to spread confusion and terror behind Japanese lines; Photos of Brigadier Wingate and his Chindits who sabotaged Japanese plans in Burma; From Mareth to Cape Bon - 267,000 prisoners were taken by the Allied Armies in Tunisia - four large, impressive photos of thousands of POWs; Tunisia Freed - Final Scenes of the Victorious Campaign; Photo of Ai... View more info