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Listen to Us - Aircrew Memories

By: AIRCREW ASSOCIATION VANCOUVER ISLAND BRANCH

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Victoria Publishing Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18947

ISBN: 0969869940

Condition: VG+


Aircrew memories, Canadians in the Air Force during WWII - both RCAF and RAF. 445 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm. Bright, clean interior. Small ink name to tyhe ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Both card wrappers show a little, minor wear. Unpacked weight, 715g. Postage at cost. We use both Canada Post and the USPS. View more info

One More River The Rhine Crossings of 1945

By: ALLEN, Peter

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1994

Edition: New Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2308

ISBN: 1566197473

Condition: Fine


Details the battle for the Rhineland in 1945 by British, American and Canadian troops. xiv, 320 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm. Book is bright and clean showing no wear. The dustjacket shows signs of minor wear. 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 509g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size a... View more info

To Fly and Fight: Memoirs of a Triple Ace

By: ANDERSON, Clarence E. 'Bud'

Price: $14.00

Publisher: USA, St Martins Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32726

ISBN: 0312051719

Condition: Fine


Memoir of an American WWII Fighter Pilot and later Test Pilot. Clarence E. "Bud" Anderson, with Joseph P. Hamelin ; foreword by Chuck Yeager. xv, 306 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket is similar. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without over... View more info

Pillars of Fire: Dunkirk, 1940

By: ATKINS, Ronald

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1622

ISBN: 0283996978

Condition: Fine


Published in association with the Imperial War Museum to mark the 50th anniversary of Dunkirk, this chronicle is drawn from diaries, memoirs and memories of those who participated in the evacuation. 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Sound hinges. No wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United Sta... View more info

The Canadian Gunner; Vol. 5, December, 1969

By: BAKER, LCol D. R. - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Shilo, MB, Canadian Forces School of Artillery: 1969

Edition: fifth Annual Edition

Seller ID: 039745

Condition: VG+


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. View more info

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The Great Escape : a Canadian Story

By: BARRIS, Ted

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Markham, ON, Thomas Allen Publishers: 2013

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 047341

ISBN: 1771022728

Condition: As New


An account of the extent of Canadian involvement in the planning and execution of the Great Esacpe of POWs from Stalag Luft III in 1944. xv, 288pp, photo plates, endpaper plans, includes index. Bright, fresh, 'mint' copy - quite 'as new' and in a similar dustjacket. Weight, 640g. View more info

Juno : Canadians at D-Day June 6, 1944

By: BARRIS, Ted

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Thomas Allen & Son, Limited: 2004

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 20738

ISBN: 0887621333

Condition: Almost 'As New'


'The remarkable story of the Canadian experience on D-Day, the day Canada became a nation'. 311pp, photo illustrated, maps, endpaper maps. Appears, 'as new' except for an old owner's signature to the top edge of the front endpaper. 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 630g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size ... View more info

The Ship That Would Not Die

By: BECTON, F. Julien [Rear-Admiral]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice Hall Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 34321

ISBN: 0138089981

Condition: Fine


This book tells the story of the USS LAFFEY and the men who served on her during the Second World War. The book tells the story from the perspective of her commanding officer, Julian Becton, and covers the period from the ship's commissioning in 1943 till its de-commissioning in 1975. By F. Julian Becton with Joseph Morschauser III. viii, 288 p., [8] leaves of plates. : ill. ; 24 cm.Book is bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no wear to the bright b... View more info

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Crete: the Battle and the Resistance

By: BEEVOR, Anthony

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, John Murray Publishers Ltd: 2005

Edition: Later Edition of 1991

Seller ID: 596

ISBN: 0719568315

Condition: As New


Reissue by acclaimed historian Antony Beevor vividly bringing to life the epic struggles that took place in Second World War Crete. Originally published: 1991. xii, 383 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm. A 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Unpacked weight, 289g. [Too thick for CP Lettermail]. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Servic... View more info

Invasions Without Tears : the story of Canada's top-scoring Spitfire wing in Europe during the Second World War

By: BERGER, Monty; STREET, Brian Jeffrey

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Vintage-Random House, Random House of Canada, Limited: 1994

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 22723

ISBN: 0394224272

Condition: VG+


An account of Canada's top-scoring Spitfire wing in Europe during the Second World War - 126 [RCAF} Wing. 256 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm, Bright, clean interior. unmarked except for a tiny ink 'squiggle' to the htp and signs of erasures to the http and the tp. Tight, square binding, single crease to the spine. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging.... View more info

Vimy

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1986

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Author Signed

Seller ID: 053479

ISBN: 0771013396

Condition: Fine


'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 Hutchison]. 336 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. except for a gift inscription, below Berton's, on the tp. Signed and dated by Berton on the tp. No wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket, in brodart, is clean and shows virtually no wear. Unpacked weight, 76... View more info

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The Invasion of Canada 1812-1813

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Anchor Canada: 2001

Edition: Anchor Canada Edition, 3rd PB Printing

Seller ID: 18092

ISBN: 0385658397

Condition: Near Fine


An account of the War of 1812 between Canada and the United States. First published in 1980 this is the 3rd printing of the Anchor paperback edition. 363pp, numerous maps. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. NOT a remainder. Near new copy. Unpacked weight, 405g. Too thick for Lettermail postage. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overch... View more info

Their Finest Hour; The Story of the Battle of Britain

By: BISHOP, Edward

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1968

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 041068

Condition: Near Fine


Ballantine's illustrated History of World War II; Battle Book No 2. 160pp, propfusely photo illustrated Bright, clean, unmarked copy, inside and outside. No spine creasing. Slight external wear. Weight, 196g. View more info

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The Hunt for Hitler's Warship (World War II Collection)

By: BISHOP, Patrick

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Regnery History: 2013

Edition: First American Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 32728

ISBN: 1621570037

Condition: As New


Churchill called it "the Beast." It was said to be unsinkable. More than 30 military operations failed to destroy it. Eliminating the "Tirpitz," Hitler's mightiest warship, a 52,000-ton behemoth, became an Allied obsession.. First published in the UK in 2012 as 'Target Tirpitz...'. xxii, 426 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh, unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. We sh... View more info

The Battle of the Generals: The Untold Story of the Falaise Pocket-The Campaign That Should Have Won World War II

By: BLUMENSON, Martin

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co: 1993

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 543

ISBN: 0688118372

Condition: About Fine


Blumenson blames jealousy and discord among the Allied commanders[Eisenhower, Montgomery, Bradley], as well as an overconcern with geographical rather than military objectives, for the Allies failure to encircle the Germans in the Falaise Pocket. 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the boards. Old bookplate to the ffep. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 619g. View more info

Republic's P-47 Thunderbolt: From Seversky to Victory

By: BODIE, Warren M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: USA, Widewing Publications: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33101

ISBN: 0962935913

Condition: Fine


An accurate documented history covering the evolution of the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt from its roots generated and nourished by Major Alexander P. de Seversky. xv, 417 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm. With Index. By Warren M. Bodie ; edited by Jeffrey L. Ethell ; color art work by Bob Boyd. Bright, clean, completely unmarked copy, fresh pages. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the black cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is bright, clean and glossy... View more info

Arms & Armour of the Samurai

By: BOTTOMLEY, I. and HOPSON, A. P.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Bison Books Ltd.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21616

ISBN: 086124415X

Condition: Fine


Book illustrates the 700-year history of the development of the arms and armour of the Samurai. 192pp, photo illustrated in color and in b&w. Spectacular photographs! A very bright, clean copy. Totally unmarked. Sound binding. No wear to boards. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 1.14kg We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rate... View more info

The RCN in Retrospect, 1910-1968

By: BOUTILIER, James A. - Editor

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Vancouver, University of British Columbia: 1983

Edition: Second Trade Printing

Seller ID: 040195

ISBN: 0774801964

Condition: Near Fine


Survey of the history of the Royal Canadian Navy from its birth in 1910 to its demise in 1968. 373pp, photo illustrated. Internally bright with a sound binding. Ink owner's name etc to dedication page otherwise unmarked. Card wraps are bright and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. 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 720g... View more info

Memories : RCAF 1941-1945

By: BRACKEN, DFC, H. Dal

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vernon, BC, Kettle Valley Pub.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Author's Inscription and Signature

Seller ID: 052354

ISBN: 0968791743

Condition: As New


Memoir from a Canadian Bomber Piolt in the Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII. 190 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 26 cm. Dedicated inscription and signature from th author on the title page. A 'mint' copy, 'as new' - bright, fresh and unmarked. 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 w... View more info

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Where Custer Fell: Photographs of The Little Bighorn Battlefield Then and Now

By: BRUST, James S.; POHAN KA, Brian C.; BARNARD, Sandy

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, Univ of Oklahoma Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 23090

ISBN: 0806136669

Condition: Fine


"The Battle of the Little Bighorn has long held a preeminent position among the chronicles of the mythic West. None of the men who rode with Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer to his "Last Stand" survived to tell the tale, but this photography book provides a view of the battlefield as it must have existed in 1876." Great historical analysis made possible through studying the old photographs of the Little Bighorn Battlefield. xi, 226 pages : illu... View more info