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Living Hell: The Dark Side of the Civil War

By: ADAMS, Michael C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 045581

ISBN: 1421412217

Condition: As New


Many Americans, argues Michael C. C. Adams, tend to think of the Civil War as glorious and full of pageantry. Millions of tourists flock to battlefields each year as vacation destinations, their perceptions of the war shaped by reenactors in blue and gray uniforms launching charges and countercharges over idyllic scenery while flags snap in the breeze. Living Hell brings us back to reality with a sober depiction of the cruelty, suffering, and almost unimaginable loss of ... View more info

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

Battles Lost and Won;: Great Campaigns of World War II (Men at War)

By: BALDWIN, Hanson W.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Konecky & Konecky: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30328

ISBN: 1568520107

Condition: As New


A volume in the 'Men at War' series. The author is a former Pulitzer Prize Winner. 532pp, maps, notes, bibliographies, and acknowledgements": pages 385-508. The Polish campaign; The Battle of Britain; - Crete; Corregidor; Stalingrad; The Sicilian campaign; Tarawa ; Normandy ; Leyte Gulf; The Battle of the Bulge ; Okinawa. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 908g. We use both the Canada Post and the Unite... 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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All the Fine Young Eagles: in the Cockpit with Canada's Second World War Fighter Pilots

By: BASHOW, David L.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart Pub: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10241

ISBN: 0773729763

Condition: About Fine


A gripping narrative of Canada's fighter pilot heroes of WWII. Forewords by A.M. DeQuetteville and J.E. Johnson. xv, 384 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm. Includes index. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked, still fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is similar but with a small tear at the head of the spine. Unpacked weight, 813g. View more info

Forgotten Wars: The End of Britains Asian Empire

By: BAYLY, Christopher; HARPER, Tim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2007

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 2445

ISBN: 0713997826

Condition: VG+


The almost continual fighting that followed Japan's defeat scarred everywhere in the region - from the violent British occupation of south Vietnam to the horrors of Partition in India. This work explores the lives of politicians, soldiers and ordinary people as the travails of decolonisation merged with the hatreds of the Cold War. xxx, 673pp, photo plates, maps. Bright, clean interior, unmarked except for a stamp to the tp and a bookstore label to the ffep. Tight, squar... View more info

Sword of the Raj: The British Army in India, 1747-1947

By: BEAUMONT, Roger A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13760

ISBN: 0672521369

Condition: Fine


Sweeping account of the British Army in India over a two-hundred year span. xv, 237 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Book is 'as new' - bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 554g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. 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

Patton : the Man Behind the Legend 1885-1945

By: BLUMENSON, Martin

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1986

Edition: First British Printing

Seller ID: 962

ISBN: 0224028650

Condition: Fine


A re-creation of the life and career of this army general that uses liberal quotes from Patton and his family. An incisive study of General George Patton probes the sensitivity, emotionality, and insecurities that were concealed behind the public facade of a macho military man and that also produced one of the world's greatest generals. 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Bright, clean copy with an unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The price... View more info