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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

Where Life and Death Hold Hands

By: ALLISTER, William

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039794

ISBN: 0773722688

Condition: Fine


'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... View more info

Current Affairs No. 77: The Japanese Way

By: ARMY, U. S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Canada, Army Bureau of Current Affairs: 1944

Edition: Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 30057

Condition: About Fine


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. View more info

A Legacy of Courage : "Calgary's Own" 137th Overseas Battalion, C. E. F.

By: BAGLEY, Fred; DUNCAN, Harvey Daniel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Canada, Plug Saint Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045377

ISBN: 0969716206

Condition: Fine


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. 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

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

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Juno: Canadians at D-Day, June 6, 1944

By: BARRIS, Theodore; KEEGAN, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen Publishers: 2004

Edition: First Edition, third Printing

Seller ID: 036343

ISBN: 0887621333

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

100 Years: The Royal Canadian Regiment 1883-1983

By: BELL, Ken and STACEY, C. P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Don Mills, Collier Macmillan Canada Inc.: 1983

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 21787

ISBN: 0029976707

Condition: VG


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. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges,... View more info

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Maple Leaf Against the Axis: Canada's Second World War

By: BERCUSON, David J.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: USA, Red Deer Press: 2004

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 047082

ISBN: 0889953058

Condition: Fine


A one-volume history of the Canadian Forces' action during the Second World War. 316pp, photo illustrated. Bright, fresh copy, about 'as new'. View more info

Fighting Canadians: Our Regimental History from New France to Afghanistan

By: BERCUSON, David J.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Canada, Harpercollins Canada: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1681

ISBN: 0002007347

Condition: About 'As New'


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. 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: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1986

Edition: First Edition, second Printing

Seller ID: 051271

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 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 ... 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

Malta Spitfire: The Buzz Beurling Story Canada's World War II Daredevil Pilot

By: BEURLING, George F.; ROBERTS, Leslie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford U.P.: 1943

Edition: Second Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 042959

ISBN: 0143012371

Condition: Good Very Good


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... View more info

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FM159 : the Lucky Lancaster

By: BIRRELL, Dave

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nanton, AB, Nanton Lancaster Society: 2006

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 23756

ISBN: 0968044018

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Salute! Canada's Great Military Leaders from Brock to Dextraze

By: BISHOP, Arthur

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 043990

Condition: As New


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. View more info

True Canadian Battles That Forged Our Nation

By: BISHOP, William Arthur

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Canada, Prospero Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 33470

ISBN: 1552675491

Condition: As New


'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. View more info

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The Guns of Victory; a Soldier's Eye View, Belgium, Holland, and Germany, 1944-45

By: BLACKBURN, George G.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First Printing Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 040202

ISBN: 0771015054

Condition: Near Fine


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.. View more info

The Patrician: 1981, Volume XXXIII

By: BLOOM, Major H. S. - Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry: 1981

Edition: Vol. XXXIII

Seller ID: 039308

Condition: VG+


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. View more info

Histoire Du Royal 22e Regiment

By: BOISSONNAULT, Charles-Marie

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Quebec, Editions du Pelican: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author

Seller ID: 27583

Condition: Near Fine


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... View more info