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Canadian Military History

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1 ALLISTER, William Where Life and Death Hold Hands
Toronto Stoddart 1989 0773722688 / 9780773722682 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
'On Christmas Day 1941, Hong Kong fell to the Japanese. William Allister, a young Canadian, was one of 10,000 prisoners captured that day'. 245 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. Bright, clean copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unmarked except for a gift inscription to the ffep. Otherwise, looks almost as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 550g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 AMARAL, Rui; VERNON, Mike Eat Your Weakest Man: Inside the Canadian Airborne Regiment
Canada Bunker to Bunker Pub 2000 1894255097 / 9781894255097 First Edition Card Wrappers As New Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The day-to-day story of the latter days of the Canadian Airborne Regiment through the eyes and experiences of a soldier who was there. xiv, 140 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm. An absolutely 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 260g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 ARMY, U. S. Current Affairs No. 77: The Japanese Way
Canada Army Bureau of Current Affairs 1944 Canadian Printing Stapled Wrappers About Fine Pamphlet 8.25" Tall 
Canadian printing, November 1944. To orientate Allied troops to the Japanese people and culture as the Allies intensify their actions in the Pacific theatre. 16pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Staples somewhat rusty, otherwise near mint. Weight, 20g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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4 BAGLEY, Fred; DUNCAN, Harvey Daniel A Legacy of Courage : "Calgary's Own" 137th Overseas Battalion, C. E. F.
Calgary, AB, Canada Plug Saint Books 1993 0969716206 / 9780969716204 First Edition Cloth Fine VG Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Regimental, or Battalion history of Calgary's 137th Overseas Battalion CEF. They saw action in Europe during 1917 and 1918 during the Great War. 260 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, almost 'as new'. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar but has small 'nibbles' to the top edges of the front and rear panels. Scan available. Weight, 626g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 BAKER, LCol D. R. - Editor The Canadian Gunner; Vol. 5, December, 1969
Shilo, MB Canadian Forces School of Artillery 1969 Fifth Annual Edition Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Regimental Annual 8.5" by 10.75" 
Fifth issue of an Annual produced by and for the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery. Past and present history, photo illustrated, rolls, advertising. 121pp.Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square, glued binding. Slight age-soil to exterior. Weight, 438g. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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Juno: Canadians at D-Day, June 6, 1944, BARRIS, Theodore; KEEGAN, John
6 BARRIS, Theodore; KEEGAN, John Juno: Canadians at D-Day, June 6, 1944
Toronto Thomas Allen Publishers 2004 0887621333 / 9780887621338 First Edition, third Printing Cloth Fine Fine Military History 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A detailed account of the part played by Canadians on D-Day, June 6, 1944. 311pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 640g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 BEAVERBROOK, Baron Max Aitken Canada in Flanders; Volume II
London Hodder & Stoughton 1917 Fourth Edition Red Cloth VG+ No Dustjacket Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" Tall 
Volume II in 'The official story of the Canadian expeditionary force' [of 2]. By Baron Beaverbrook [Max Aitken], 1879-1964. xx, 258pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Crease to bottom tip of p3, otherwise no damage or wear. Bright, clean cloth boards. Attractive copy. Weight, 275g. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 BELL, Ken and STACEY, C. P. 100 Years: The Royal Canadian Regiment 1883-1983
Don Mills Collier Macmillan Canada Inc. 1983 0029976707 / 9780029976708 First Edition, First Printing Cloth Boards, Gilt Titles VG About VG Regimental History 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Authors
100 year history of the RCR's, the Royal Canadian Regiment, Canada's senior regular infantry regiment. Signed by both authors on the title page. 184pp, profusely photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Minor shelf-wear to bottom edge. Dustjacket is bright and glossy but with a litttle edge wear. Attractive copy. Weight, 1.01kg. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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9 BERCUSON, David J. Fighting Canadians: Our Regimental History from New France to Afghanistan
Canada Harpercollins Canada 2008 0002007347 / 9780002007344 First Edition, First Printing Cloth About 'As New' About 'As New' Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
History of Canada's Regiments throughout its history. xiii, 386 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding showing no wear. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 687g. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Maple Leaf Against the Axis: Canada's Second World War, BERCUSON, David J.
10 BERCUSON, David J. Maple Leaf Against the Axis: Canada's Second World War
USA Red Deer Press 2004 0889953058 / 9780889953055 Reprint Edition Printed Card Wrappers Fine Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A one-volume history of the Canadian Forces' action during the Second World War. 316pp, photo illustrated. Bright, fresh copy, about 'as new'. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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11 BERTON, Pierre Vimy
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1986 0771013396 / 9780771013393 First Edition, second Printing Cloth Fine Good Plus Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
'Pierre Berton's finest book is more than a mighty epic of battle. It marks Vimy Ridge, far from home, as a decisive turning point in Canada's long march to nationhood'. [Bruce Hitchison]. 336 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is clean on the outside but with top-edge wear and ligt staining to the inside. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 756g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance, USA rates by weight alone. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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12 BEURLING, George F.; ROBERTS, Leslie Malta Spitfire: The Buzz Beurling Story Canada's World War II Daredevil Pilot
Toronto Oxford U.P. 1943 0143012371 / 9780143012375 Second Canadian Printing Cloth Good Very Good Lacking Dustjacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Clayton Knight 
Biography of the leading Canadian Fighter pilot Ace from WWII - Buzz Beurling. Foreword by Air Vice Marshall W. A. Bishop. Introduction by Leslie Roberts. Illustrated by Clayton Knight. Originally published: New York : Farrar and Rinehart, 1943. This is the first Canadian edition. xiv, 235pp, illustrated, illustrated endpapers. 21 cm. Red cloth with gilt aircraft ro the front board. Bright, clean interior. Gift inscription to the front blank endpaper and a bookplate to the htp, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Bright, clean red cloth with only very slight wear to the extremities of the spine. Weight, 475g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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FM159 : the Lucky Lancaster, BIRRELL, Dave
13 BIRRELL, Dave FM159 : the Lucky Lancaster
Nanton, AB Nanton Lancaster Society 2006 0968044018 / 9780968044018 Third Edition Printed Card Wrappers Fine Softcover 21.5cm 
An account of a rare, surviving Lancaster Bomber from WWII and service with the RCAF, now at home in Nanton, Alberta. 60 p. : ill., ports ; 21 cm. Bright, clean copy. Tiny gift inscription to the ffep, otherwise unmarked and appearing 'as new'. Weight, 104g. Lettermailable if applicable. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 BISHOP, Arthur Salute! Canada's Great Military Leaders from Brock to Dextraze
Toronto McGraw-Hill Ryerson 1997 First Edition, First Printing Cloth As New As New Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Brief biographies of Canada's Military leaders throughout her history. OCLC Number: 41754770. Description: xiii, 264 p. : ill ; 24 cm. Hardcover with unclipped dustjacket. New condition. Weight, 601g. 
Price: 9.99 USD
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15 BISHOP, William Arthur True Canadian Battles That Forged Our Nation
Canada Prospero Publishing 2008 1552675491 / 9781552675496 First Trade Paperback Printing Card Wrappers As New Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
'Walks through main battles Canada fought from inception to korea. Canada seems to have often punched above its weight and made a good reputation out of it. Worthy read for Canadians'. Originally published: Toronto : McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1996, under title: 'Canada's Glory'. xxvi, 309 pages : maps ; 23 cm. A 'mint' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked, 'as new'. Weight, 468g. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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The Guns of Victory; a Soldier's Eye View, Belgium, Holland, and Germany, 1944-45, BLACKBURN, George G.
16 BLACKBURN, George G. The Guns of Victory; a Soldier's Eye View, Belgium, Holland, and Germany, 1944-45
Toronto McClelland and Stewart Ltd. 1998 0771015054 / 9780771015052 First Printing Trade Paperback Paper Wrappers Near Fine Trade Paperback Thick 8vo 
Companion volume [2nd] to 'The Guns of Normandy'. This trade paper volume details the Canadians' Liberation of Holland in WWII. Thick 8vo, 506pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean copy still quite fresh. Previous owner's suignature to the inside of the front wrapper otherwise unmarked. Light spine creases. Glossy, unmarked wrappers. Weight, 740g.. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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17 BLOOM, Major H. S. - Editor The Patrician: 1981, Volume XXXIII
Calgary, AB Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry 1981 Vol. XXXIII Stapled Card Wrappers VG+ Softcover Quarto 
Volume XXXII of the Patrician, the Regimental Journal of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. 92pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Sound, tight, stapled binding. Light handling creases to card wrappers. Weight, 225g. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 BOISSONNAULT, Charles-Marie Histoire Du Royal 22e Regiment
Quebec Editions du Pelican 1964 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Near Fine  Good VG, or Better Regimental History 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Presentation Copy from the Author
Regimental history of Canada's Royal 22e Regiment. French language text. Inscribed on the half-title page - 'Le present exemplaire est offert au Lieutenant-General G. Walsh, CBE, DSO, CD par les officiers, sous-officiers et soldats du Royal 22e regiment, and with my best wishes, Boissonnault'. 414pp, photo illustrated, folding maps, rolls. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to red cloth. Dustjacket is clean and with only very minor edge wear, but with a small patch of wear and surface loss beneath the Regimental Crest on the front panel. Weight, 930g.  
Price: 100.00 USD
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19 BOLDUC, Evelyn Manuel De L'Etiquette Courante Parmi La Bonne Societe Canadienne-Francaise
Ottawa Author Published [?] 1937 First Edition Printed Wraps About Very Good  8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Etiquette for French-Canadians. 127pp, table de matieres. French language text. Clean copy. Some minor rippling to front edge [moisture damage?], but mild and unobtrusive. Sound binding. Weight, 240g.  
Price: 30.00 USD
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20 BONNINGTON, Jack Canadian life-saving medals and other awards : Monograph
Canada Military Collectors' Club of Canada 1982 First Edition Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Monograph on Canadian life-saving medals and other awards. Military Collectors' Club of Canada journal. 128 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Small name in ink to top margin of front wrapper, otherwise unmarked. Signs of light use. Weight, 191g. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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