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Op PALLADIUM, 3 RCR Battle Group, Bosnia & Herzegovina, July 1998 - January 1999

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 3 RCR Battle Group:

Seller ID: 015512


A recounting of 3 RCR Battle Group's accomplishments as a peacekeeping force in Bosnia & Herzegovina during the time indicated. Foreword by Lieutenant-Colonel Mike Jorgensen, Commanding Officer, 3 RCR Battle Group. 136 pages (including 3 RCR Battle Group Nominal Roll), copiously illustrated. Edgewear, diagonal crease across bottom edge of front cover, moderate general wear. View more info

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Armes Militaria Magazine, No. 95, Juin 1993

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Paris, Histoire & Collections: 1993

Seller ID: 016783


French-language magazine with articles on gas masks used by the English in World War 2 ("Les masques a gaz anglais, 1939-1943"), the American cavalry from 1917-19, tanks, and much else. 50 pages, illustrated. Moderate general wear. View more info

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Armes Militaria Magazine, No. 100, Novembre 1993

By: N/A

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Paris, Histoire & Collections: 1993

Seller ID: 016785


French-language magazine with articles on the uniforms, insignia, and such used in World War 2. 74 pages, illustrated. Slight discolouration to top left corner of front cover, light general wear. View more info

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Armes Militaria Magazine, No. 203, Juin 2002

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, Histoire & Collections: 2002

Seller ID: 016786


French-language magazine with articles on the Panzer Division in Normandy, British military insignia, and much else from World War 2. 70 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. View more info

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Militaria Magazine, No. 22, December 1995

By: N/A

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, Collectors Press Limited: 1995

Seller ID: 016787


Contains articles on ATS uniforms in World War 2, U-boat insignia, Soviet BT-5 tanks, the Pacific Campaign, the cavalry in 1912-17, and more. 50 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. View more info

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39/45 Magazine, No. 67

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Cesson-Sevigne, La Presse de Bretagne: 1992

Seller ID: 016788


French-language magazine containing articles on the battle for Thulin, Dunkirk, Klaus Barbie, and much else. Contains the supplement for No. 67, laid in. Supplement has a diagonal 2" tear to top portion, with a small triangular loss at edge. 46 pages, illustrated. Smudge/stickiness to top left corner of front cover (the result of sticker removal, moderate general wear. View more info

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39/45 Magazine, No. 132, Juin 1997

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cesson-Sevigne, La Presse de Bretagne: 1997

Seller ID: 016789


French-language magazine containing articles on various aspects of World War 2. 64 pages, illustrated. Small sticker pull to top right corner of front cover, moderate general wear. View more info

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General Map Showing European Frontiers, 1914

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Bartholomew & Co. / Edinburgh Geographical Institute: 1914

Seller ID: 017071


A full-colour folding map showing European borders at the beginning of World War 1. Map is dissected (eighteen sections) mounted on gauze, and measures 23.5" high x 35.25" wide. Black cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover. Covers w/light scuffing to cloth, bumped/moderately worn corners/spine ends, half-inch separation to bottom right spine edge, light fraying. Map has moderate general wear, w/light soil to backing, previous owner's eight-line pencil notation... View more info

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Engineering Technician, Trade Group Three/3, Phase 8.00, Diesels (Course Notes, Marine Engineering Technician)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, No publisher (Printed by Roger Duhamel, Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery): 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 017360


Course notes for Royal Canadian Navy marine engineering technicians, "checked and reprinted August 1969." In six sections: Introduction and Principles; Construction -- Stationary Parts; Construction -- Moving Parts; Engine Systems; Controls and Transmissions; and Operations and Trials. Typescript, 183 pages, illustrated. Cover scuffing, faint creasing to top left corner of front cover, pencil impressions to top right corner (erasure of previous owner's name),... View more info

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Engineering Mechanic, Trade Group Two, Phase 8.00, Diesels

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, No publisher (Printed by Roger Duhamel, Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery): 1962

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 017361


Course notes for Royal Canadian Navy engineering mechanics. Contains instructions on diesel principles, engine operation, engine parts, the fuel supply and injection systems, fuels and lubricants, cooling systems, and much more. Typescript, 50 pages, illustrated. Light surface scuffing, a bit of cover smudging. Uncommon. View more info

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WWII Veterans of Doaktown, Navy Army Air Force

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: No Place, Privately Printed:

Seller ID: 017791


Contains a wealth of information (names, birth dates, dates of enlistment/discharge or death, ranks, names of spouses, names/birth dates of children, and much else) about those men and women from the small New Brunswick community of Doaktown and surrounding area who served their country during war-time. Also includes information about those who served in Korea. 265 pages, copiously illustrated w/photographs. A valuable resource for genealogists. View more info

From Hell to Breakfast

By: Alcorn, Douglas, with Raymond Souster

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, Intruder Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Collaborator

Seller ID: 015058


Tells of the World War 2 exploits of the DFC-recipient author and RCAF's 418 Squadron. Published in a first edition of 1,000 copies, 399 of which were numbered and signed by author and collaborator. This is copy #242. Octavo, hardcover in dark grey cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 339 pages, illustrated. Some spine slant, mild wear to corners/spine ends, tanned top edge, in edgeworn dust jacket w/light chipping, scratches, 1" diagonal tear to top right corner of rea... View more info

D-Day Dawson

By: Allgood, Marcus

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New English Library/NEL 33244: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011012


based on the popular feature from "Battle Picture Weekly"; a platoon sergeant wounded during the D-Day assault is given a year to live, and is determined to spend it turning his platoon of raw recruits into battle-hardened soldiers; 128 pgs., illustrated; some edgewear, rubbing, small area to front cover where sticker removal took some gloss with it, small ink notation/scribble to top edge of front end paper, some tanning; View more info

PPG-2266, A Surgeon's War

By: Amosoff, Nikolai

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Chicago, Henry Regnery Company: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011783


The author would become an internationally recognised heart surgeon and cyberneticist, but when he wrote these diaries he was an inexperienced young surgeon serving in an obscure Russian mobile field hospital in World War II, and his chronicles of the desperate and grisly work he performed under cruel circumstances elevates the suffering and death from the realm of the statistical to that of the human. Translated and adapted by George St. George. Yellow boards, 261 pages... View more info

The Smoldering Sea

By: Andersen, U.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, A.A. Wyn: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005113


"The wartime adventures of an American liberty ship, her rough and tough crew of merchant seamen, her 'ninety-day-wonder'--and her captain, Ransel, the strange and somber ex-naval officer." In their 'Sea Fiction Guide' Smith and Weller designate this title as one aimed at junior-senior high school readers, but with the dust jacket copy reading, "Here is a powerful story, a new novel of the sea, and of men -- hard, realistic, not for the squeamish, but alive ... View more info

"ALL GAUL IS DIVIDED...", Letters from Occupied France

By: Anonymous (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, The Greystone Press: 1941

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 012184


Foreword by Elizabeth Morrow. Red cloth, 94 pages. Moderate wear to corners/spine ends, a bit of edgewear, in price-clipped dust jacket w/edgewear, light chipping to corners/spine ends, 3/4" tear to top edge of front panel, another to bottom edge of rear panel, other shorter tears, light soil. View more info

BOMBS ON BELFAST, The Blitz 1941

By: Anonymous (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Belfast, Pretani Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Pretani edition

Seller ID: 013235


A photo-facsimile edition of a title first published in 1941 by the Belfast Telegraph. The story, in pictures, of the terrible aftermath of the Luftwaffe's May, 1941 bombing of the Ulster capital. Introduction by Christopher D. McGimpsey. Unpaginated. Moderate general wear. View more info

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The Ashanti Campaign of 1900

By: Armitage, Captain C.H., and Lieutenant-Colonel A.F. Montanaro

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Sands & Co.: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017650


In 1900, Sir Frederick M. Hodgson, governor of the Gold Coast, demanded to sit on the Golden Stool, sacred to the Ashanti people of the Akan interior (present-day Ghana). He hadn't a clue how serious his demand would seem to the Ashanti, who immediately prepared for and waged war rather than let the honour of their sacred object be thus demeaned. This is the story of the consequences, by two of the participants. This copy comes with a two-page printed insert from Hodg... View more info

Artemas: The Second Book

By: Artemas (Anonymous)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran: 1918

Seller ID: 010953


political satire written as Biblical verse, and concerning itself with military matters, apparently those of World War One; an unusual item, to say the least; illustrated brown boards, 92 pgs.; gently bumped bottom spine, light scuffing, a couple of small grey splash-stains to back cover, toned/dusty edges, previous owner's name in pencil to front free end paper; View more info

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The Maverick (signed)

By: Ault, O.E. (Orvill)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Initiative Publishing House: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016238


A novel set in WWI. Inscribed and signed ("To Gerry/with memories/Orvill E. Ault") on front end paper. Blue cloth w/silver spine lettering, 108 pages. Previous owner's gold foil stamp on front end paper, in dust jacket w/light chipping to top corners/top spine, sticker shadow to top right corner of front panel, some smudging to rear panel. View more info

ALL THE FINE YOUNG EAGLES, In the Cockpit with Canada's Second World War Fighter Pilots (inscribed & signed)

By: Bashow, David L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 014485


Bashow "tells the stories of Canada's fighter heroes, using their own wartime correspondence and later memoirs to capture the gripping atmosphere in the cockpit as they waged war in the air." This copy inscribed and signed ("Mom/Love you:/David") by author, in red pencil, on front end paper. (Inscription confirmed with author, who informed me that his mother was willing to part with this copy because she had two or three copies of everything he had writte... View more info

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Armia Poznan, Wojnie Obronnej 1939

By: Bauer, Piotr, and Boguslaw Polak

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wydawnictwo Poznanskie: 1982

Seller ID: 016259


Polish-language title dealing with the Polish army's war with Germany in 1939. White cloth w/black and red lettering to front cover/spine, 526 pages, illustrated. Moderate general wear, in rubbed dust jacket w/impressions, lightly sunned spine, edgewear. (C/BT) View more info

Kampf und Untergang der Kriegsmarine

By: Bekker, Cajus

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Rastatt (Baden), Erich Pabel 30: 1961

Seller ID: 008184


text in German; "Ein Dokumentarbericht aufgezeichnet nach zahlreichen Dokumenten. Aussagen von vielen hundert Augenzeugen und unter Mitarbeit fuhrender Angehoriger der ehemaligen deu tschen Kriegsmarine."; sticker on top left corner of front cover reads, "Das Kriegsgeschehen zur See 1939-1945"; 184 pgs.; moderate general wear; View more info

Prinz-Albrecht-Strasse

By: Berthold, Will

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sphere 16225: 1981

Edition: 1st English-language edition

Seller ID: 007541


When continuing needless brutality is committed in the name of his own department, an SS killer accustomed to mindlessly obeying orders discovers that even he has his limits. Translated from the German by Fred Taylor. Light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

Battlesquad 1942: Alamein Attack!

By: Bradley, Jack

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Severn House Publishers: 1986

Edition: 1st Severn House edition

Seller ID: 015304


Military fiction. This is the first of four novels "commemorating the 40th Anniversaries of major battles in the Second World War." Burgundy cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 192 pages. Light edgewear, small remainder stamp to title page, in price-clipped dust jacket w/impressions, small sticker remains to top right corner of front panel. View more info

Spear Head

By: Brophy, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Collins White Circle 91: 1944

Edition: 1st White Circle edition

Seller ID: mil.00019


Fiction. Faded top edge, faded corners, gentle reading crease, chip to bottom edge of back cover and final eight pages, general wear. View more info

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SOLDIER PRIEST in the Killing Fields of Europe (signed)

By: Browne, Gary, and Darrin McGrath

Price: $25.00

Publisher: St. John's, DRC Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Browne, on first end paper

Seller ID: 017789


Tells the story of Padre Thomas Nangle and his experiences in World War 1. "A true champion of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, its soldiers and their exploits, Padre Nangle exemplified the dogged determination and spirit of those brave Fighting Newfoundlanders." 166 pages, illustrated. Gift inscription to previous owner, previous owner's stamp to front end paper, rubbing/impressions, light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

A KEEN SOLDIER, The Execution of Second World War Private Harold Pringle

By: Clark, Andrew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Alfred A. Knopf/Random House of Canada: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 014034


1st printing w/complete number sequence. The result of a two-year investigation by the author, this is the story of "the last soldier to be executed by the Canadian military -- likely wrongfully." This copy signed boldly (and, it must be said, illegibly), on title page, by Clark. Grey cloth w/silver spine lettering, 342 pages (including Notes, Bibliography, Acknowledgements, Index), illustrated. An unread copy. View more info

The Little Men

By: Cooper, K.W.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New English Library/NEL 23087: 1975

Edition: 1st NEL edition

Seller ID: 010261


based on notes and records made after the fighting had ceased, the author provides his account of "The Burma campaign, in which General Slim's 14th Army halted the Japanese at the mountain passes into India and finally drove them back across the Irrawaddy, completely destroying them."; 174 pgs., illustrated w/3 maps; rubbing, impressions/scratches, small sticker pull, tanning, a turned page corner; internally clean; View more info

SLIPSTREAM, The Story of Anthony Duke

By: Duke, Madelaine

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Beacon Books/Odhams Press: 1957

Edition: 1st Beacon Books edition

Seller ID: 015246


Duke tells the story of her brother's double life as a secret agent in Nazi Germany, when he was "posing as a renegade Briton, while gathering and transmitting vital information to British Intelligence." 256 pages (including 4 pages of advertisements for other Beacon Books publications). A bit of edgewear, scuffing, tanned pages. View more info

Heroes Without Honour

By: Eckhardt, Kurt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Moat Hall 004330/Magread Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014945


Fiction. Two brothers, one a committed SS officer, the other a weary tank commander, are on a collision course. 224 pages. Mild edgewear, thin scratches, impressions. View more info

With My Little Eye

By: Edlmann, E.G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The Adventurers Club: 1961

Edition: 1st Adventurers Club edition

Seller ID: 015310


The author relates his experiences with British Intelligence during the Second World War, and offers his views on espionage in general. 240 pages, dust jacket illustration by Eisner. View more info

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At Them With the Bayonet

By: Featherstone, Donald

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, New English Library (NEL) 01675: 1974

Edition: 1st NEL edition

Seller ID: 017286


Military History No. 3. "A story of bravery, stupidity and treachery played out under the blazing sun of the Punjab." 174 pages + 2 pages of advertisements for other NEL titles, illustrated w/in-text maps. Tanning, light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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The Feather Men

By: Fiennes, Ranulph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Signet 74550: 1992

Edition: 7th printing

Seller ID: 018110


"In the years between 1977 and 1990, a group of hired assassins known as the Clinic tracked down and killed four British soldiers, one at a time. Two of the victims were ex-SAS. All fiour had fought in the Arabian desert./The Feather Men were recruited to hunt the Clinic. Without their intervention more soldiers would have died. At the end of their operation they asked Ranulph Fiennes, one of the world's best-known explorers and himself a former SAS officer, to t... View more info

HEART OF OAK, A Pictorial History of the Royal Canadian Navy

By: Foster, J.A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Agincourt, Methuen Publications: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009881


"A pictorial tribute to the courage and dedication of the Royal Canadian Navy on the occasion of its 75th anniversary."; Foreword by Rear Admiral William M. Landymore; blue cloth, 143 pgs., illustrated; strong bump to bottom spine, slight smoky aroma; dj w/sunned spine, some dampstaining to bottom edge, impressions, vertical crease to front flap; View more info

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Shabby Eagles

By: Gaston, Bill

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Fleetway Thriller Library/FTL 16: 1977

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: 016686


Originally published in hardcover in 1973 by Robert Hale & Co. From the front end paper: "The pilots of Wing Commander Straven's Flying Foreign Legion came from a dozen different countries and for a dozen different reasons. They sought money, excitement and even revenge -- but most of them only found a place to die." Sunned spine/left edge of front cover, corne wear, general handling wear. View more info

Tribute to Maple Ridge Veterans (signed)

By: Graham, Stan, with Dot (Blaney) MacElwain

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Maple Ridge, Privately published: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 013837


1 of 1,000 copies published to honour the war-time contributions and sacrifices of thirty people connected in one way or another with the small New Brunswick community of Maple Ridge, in both World Wars and in Korea. 200 pages, illustrated. Mild general wear. View more info

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The Invisible War-Plane

By: Grahame-White, Claude, and Harry Harper

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London & Glasgow & Bombay, Blackie & Son:

Seller ID: 016810


No date (1915). "A Tale of Air Adventure in the Great Campaign." Illustrated cloth, 272 pages. All six illustrations called for are present, although some are not bound in at the pages indicated in the list of illustrations. A couple are loose, and one has the top 1.5" torn off. Worn corners/spine ends, some cover soil, some soiling/tanning to edges, previous owner's name to front pastedown, front hinge split. View more info

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ALL TIGERS, NO DONKEYS, A Canadian Soldier in Croatia, 1994-1995 (signed)

By: Grant, Kurt

Price: $40.00

Publisher: St. Catharines, Vanwell Publishing:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016534


Grant "describes the inner workings of the military as he saw it during his tour of duty as a reservist with 1 RCR, as part of UNPROFOR to CANBAT One, Croatia during 1994-95. Grant's candid descriptions take us into the horrors of a war torn country, the tensions of keeping peace between bitter enemies, and the daily routine of life in a military camp." This copy signed by Grant, on title page. 320 pages, illustrated. Moderate edgewear. Internally tight and ... View more info

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THE BATTLE OF THE ST. LAWRENCE, The Second World War in Canada (signed)

By: Greenfield, Nathan M.,

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollins Publishers / Harper Collins: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016402


The story of World War II battles in the St. Lawrence River, which resulted in the deaths of almost 300 Canadian men, women and children. Signed by Greenfield, on title page. Grey cloth w/silver spine lettering, 287 pages (including sources, notes index), illustrated. Longish bump to top edge of front cover, previous owner's name/address whited out at top right corner of front end paper, in dust jacket w/impressions. View more info

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Kommando Reichsfuhrer Himmler

By: Hassel, Sven

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Presses de la Cite: 1972

Edition: 1st French-language edition

Seller ID: 012395


French-language edition of one of a popular and controversial Danish writer's unique war novels. Blue cloth, 250 pages. Slant, wear to corners/spine ends, some cover soil, in edgeworn dust jacket w/several short edge tears, impressions/scratches. View more info

FLORIDA'S ARMY, Militia/State Troops/National Guard 1565-1985

By: Hawk, Robert

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Englewood, Pineapple Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014222


"A comprehensive history of the Florida National Guard, the oldest Militia tradition in America," traced "from its beginning more than 400 years ago in St. Augustine, a small outpost on the fringe of the Spanish Empire." Half red cloth, black boards w/silver crest, silver spine lettering, 285 pages (including Appendices, Selected Bibliography), illustrated. Bumped/worn corners/spine ends, mild edge soil, hinges beginning, in edgeworn dust jacket w/impress... View more info

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They Were So Young (signed)

By: Hawkins, Ronald F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Woodstock, Privately Published: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Hawkins, on title page

Seller ID: 017659


From the back cover: "A record intended as a tribute to the young Canadians who volunteered for active service," during World War II. These are "Real life experiences related directly from the mouth of the service man. Voices from the past, non record for family and our national heritage. Eager and determined -- they were mere boys one month, trained sailors, soldiers and air men the next." Inscription reads, "To Philip/From/Ron Hawkins/Protect T... View more info

Truce Tent and Fighting Front

By: Hermes, Walter G.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Washington, Office of the Chief of Military History: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011881


The second of five volumes in the publisher's 'United States Army in the Korean War' series, covering the war's last two years and dealing with "the seemingly interminable armistice negotiations and the violent but sporadic fighting at the front." Foreword by Hal. C. Pattison. Black cloth w/gilt decoration to front cover, gilt spine lettering, 571 pages (including Bibliographical Note, List of Abbreviations, List of Code Names, Basic Military Map Symbols, and Ind... View more info

THE VIRGINIA CAMPAIGN OF '64, The Army of the Potomac and The Army of the James

By: Humphreys, Andrew A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Jack Brussel:

Edition: Facsimile edition

Seller ID: 005873


#14 in the "Campaigns of the Civil War" series. 245 pages. Rubbing, reading crease, slant, general wear. View more info

MISSION TO THE GODS (Attack Force! No. 2)

By: Hunter, Joe

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New English Library/NEL 26701: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009216


paperback original; fiction; Attack Force parachutes into occupied Greece with essential supplies and instructions to organise raids against German forces, but things go desperately wrong almost at once; paperback, 158 pgs. + 2 pgs. of ads for other NEL titles; some wear to corners/spine ends, light tanning, moderate general wear; View more info

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FROM VICTORIA TO VLADIVOSTOCK, Canada's Siberian Expedition, 1917-19 (signed)

By: Isitt, Benjamin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Vancouver & Toronto, UBC Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Isitt, on title page

Seller ID: 017856


A title from the publisher's Studies in Canadian Military History series. Isitt "sheds new light on a part of Canadian history that previous scholars have written off as a mere sideshow, a rather embarrassing episode that had no impact on the First World War." 299 pages (including appendices, notes, bibliography, index), illustrated. Light scuffing, faint edge soil, gift inscription (on front pastedown). Internally tight and clean. View more info

Hurricane Squadron

By: Jackson, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Corgi 11195: 1979

Edition: 1st Corgi edition

Seller ID: 008572


originally published in hardcover, in 1978, by Arthur Barker; introduces Sergeant George Yeoman in May, 1940, as he joins his first operational squadron in World War II; moderate edgewear, flaking to spine ends, blue ink stain to top edge w/some bleed to top margins (does not affect text), moderate general wear; View more info

A TRAVELLER'S WAR, A Journey to the Wars in Africa, India and Russia

By: Jacob, Alaric

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009202


sent to Africa, Syria, Iraq, Russia and India during the Second World War, and covering more than fifty thousand miles over the course of two years, the author writes of his experiences as a war correspondent for Reuters and the Daily Express; red cloth, 393 pgs.; gently bumped corners/spine ends, thin vertical scratch to top portion of back coveflight tanning; price-clipped dj w/edgewear, chipping/short tears to corners/spine ends, scratches, impressions; View more info

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Nam-A-Rama (signed)

By: Jennings, Phillip

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Forge Book / Tom Doherty Associates: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016874


Author's first novel, described on the front flap as "Catch-22 meets Apocalypse Now," and "the wildest, wackiest, saddest, and truest war story ever told, because it's all made up, which means it's all real." Spruce boards w/bronze spine lettering, 332 pages, dust jacket illustration by Tim Bowers. An unread copy. View more info

Misija Kompletna/Mission Complete

By: Kennedy, Bob (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kljuc, Department of National Defence/Royal Canadian Dragoons Battle Group (printed by Bilic Company B.O.): 2004

Seller ID: 015525


Chronicles the Royal Canadian Dragoons Battle Group's mission (Rotation 13/Operation Palladium) to Northwestern Bosnia-Herzegovina from October 2003 to March 2004. During the six-month mission the Battle Group "conducted 30 different operations, removed more than 200 small arms, 2500 grenades and 2000 mines and large quantities of ammunition" from the country. Introduction by Lieutenant-Colonel D.J. Milner, Commanding Officer. Illustrated boards, unpaginated (... View more info

How to Pay For the War

By: Keynes, John Maynard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Macmillan Company of Canada: 1940

Edition: 1st Canadian edition

Seller ID: 008779


as an unpaid advisor to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the noted economist offered this work as a solution to the cost of war with Germany; this Canadian edition is considerably less common than the U.K. version; 88 pgs. incl. Appendices & Acknowledgements; bumped corners, some edgewear, 1/4" separation at top right spine edge, some small soil marks to back cover, tanning, moderate general wear; View more info

LETHBRIDGE AT WAR, The Military History of Lethbridge From 1900 to 1996 (signed)

By: Kilford, Major Christopher R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lethbridge, Battery Books & Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 014301


"A comprehensive military history--a history of service, sacrifice and bravery during some of our nations (sic) most difficult and dangerous times." Signed by Kilford, on title page. 220 pages (including Appendices, Index), illustrated. Edgewear, rubbing, dampstaining to front cover, general wear. View more info

THE MINT, A day-book of the R.A.F. Depot between August and December 1922 with later notes by 352087 A/c Ross

By: Lawrence, T.E.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1955

Edition: 1st Jonathan Cape edition

Seller ID: 013529


"When in 1922 T.E. Lawrence enlisted in the ranks of the R.A.F. under the name of John Hulme Ross, he was in a strange physical and mental state as the result of his war experiences. Upon the discovery of his identity he was discharged, but was allowed to re-enlist two and a half years later, this time using the name of Shaw, under which he had meanwhile served in the Tank Corps." Introduction by A.W. Lawrence. Blue cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 206 pages. Mild w... View more info

Olaf

By: Lias, Godfrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, MacGibbon & Kee and Douglas Saunders: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005103


The story of an unidentified man "who from the age of sixteen has been knocking round the world getting mixed up in one adventure after another. He has fought in World War I under the French flag and in Spain for the republicans./In World War II he was a spy for the British in Germany, was captured, tortured and sentenced to death--and still got away with it." Black cloth, 216 pages. Price-clipped dust jacket w/lightly smudged rear panel, minute corner wear, 1/4... View more info

Panzer Platoon: Support Rommel

By: Lutz, Gunther

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sphere 91367: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015073


The fourth title in Lutz's 'Panzer Platoon' series. 192 pages. Edgewear, thin crease to bottom right corner tip of front cover, thin crease to bottom left corner of back cover, foxing, light general wear. View more info

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Learning the Hard Way

By: Mantle, Craig Leslie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kingston, Canadian Defence Academy Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017752


Published simultaneously with the hardcover. Sub-titled "The leadership experiences of Lieutenant Agar Adamson during the South African War, 1899-1902," this one tells the story of Adamson pleading "for a commission that would take him to South Africa in the service of Queen and Empire," where "he quickly discovered the difficulties of leading soldiers in battle and of leading them well." 111 pages (including map and image credits, select biblio... View more info

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KAPYONG REMEMBERED, Anecdotes From Korea

By: McKeown, Captain Michael G.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: No Place, Privately Published:

Seller ID: 017738


No date (1976). A collection of anecdotes from members of the Second Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, from their 1950-51 service in Korea. 41 pages, illustrated. A couple of horizontal ink lines to inside back cover, light general wear. Quite scarce. View more info

Canada's Air Force Today (signed)

By: Milberry, Larry

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Toronto, CANAV Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Photographer

Seller ID: 014326


"A comprehensive look at the many tasks and the ever-fascinating selection of aircraft making up today's Air Force," including "a Hercules transporting aid to some distant land or supporting troops in the field, an Aurora on Maritime patrol, CF-18s on watch over the Arctic or on low-level runs across Europe, or a Labrador helicopter on a life-and-death search and rescue mission." All types in service are featured, as are earlier RCAF aircraft. Foreword by... View more info

A SNIPER'S JOURNEY, The Truth About the Man Behind the Rifle

By: Mitchell, Gary D., with Michael Hirsh

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, New American Library/NAL/Caliber: 2006

Edition: Advance reader's copy

Seller ID: 015387


The author relates his sometimes haunting experiences as a sniper in the U.S. military over a twenty-four-year career. 269 pages. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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Falcons of France

By: Nordhoff, Charles, and James Norman Hall

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Derby, Monarch 141: 1959

Edition: 1st Monarch edition

Seller ID: 017153


"An Epic Novel Of The Lafayette Flying Corps of World War I Fame." Originally published in hardcover in 1929 by Little, Brown and Company. 224 pages. Some spine roll, light rubbing, moderate edgewear, thin crinkle to bottom portion of front cover, thin crinkling to back cover, mild soil to fore-edge, previous owner's name to top edge of first end paper, tanning. Fragile binding, as with most vintage paperbacks, so if you're buying this to read, as opposed to ... View more info

A QUESTION OF HONOR, The Kosciuszko Squadron: Forgotten Heroes of World War II

By: Olson, Lynne, and Stanley Cloud

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2003

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 015394


The story of a Polish squadron and its contributions to the Allied victory. 481 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. An unread copy, internally tight and clean. View more info

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Veterans of the North

By: Patey, Francis

Price: $13.50

Publisher: St. John's, Creative Publishers: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016211


"A book of pictures and stories of war veterans from the Great Northern Peninsula and coastal Labrador who fought in World War I, World War II, as well as the Korean and Gulf Wars." 326 pages (including index of photographs, sources), illustrated. Light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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The Lowlands Regiment, Lions Rampant

By: Paul, W. Pratt

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Aberdeen, Impulse Books: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016077


Red leatherette w/gilt decoration to both covers, gilt spine lettering, 186 pages (including acknowledgements), illustrated. NF w/sticker shadow to top edge of front pastedown, slight cover warp, light general wear. View more info

Garrison's Gorillas

By: Pearl, Jack

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dell 2798: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009991


Cdn. printing; a novel based on the ABC television show of the same name ("Call them scum--call them heroes--they're World War II's toughest fighting men moving full force into action--"); thin reading creases, moderate general wear; View more info

General Douglas MacArthur

By: Pearl, Jack

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Monarch MA315: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011322


paperback original; the story of one of America's best-known soldiers (and given credit on the back cover as, "The man who wrested the South Pacific from the greedy imperialistic Japanese."); some edgewear, moderate general wear; View more info

RED SOIL!, A PEI soldier's life at the front

By: Perry, Felix (LeRoy)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012504


A son recalls his father's military experiences, and tells the story of "an ordinary soldier's battle to physically and emotionally survive the forces of death and destruction unleashed by World War Two." 89 pages, illustrated. An unread copy. View more info

RED SOIL!, A PEI soldier's life at the front

By: Perry, Felix (LeRoy)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013021


A son recalls his father's military experiences, and tells the story of "an ordinary soldier's battle to physically and emotionally survive the forces of death and destruction unleashed by World War Two." 89 pages, illustrated. An unread copy. View more info

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Military French

By: Pitt, George E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London & Auckland, Hodder & Stoughton / H&S: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016878


"A concise manual for the use of officers and non-comissioned officers in the Expeditionary Forces, containing essential information as to French army ranks, money, weights and measures, railways, motoring terms, Red Cross work, countries of Europe, with a selection of practical conversational expressions." An uncommon title from the Daily Telegraph War Books series. Red cloth, black decoration to front cover, black spine lettering, [viii] 72 pages. Errata sli... View more info

Ramage and the Drum Beat

By: Pope, Dudley

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009631


the second novel of naval historical fiction to feature Nicholas Ramage, a lieutenant in George III's navy; dj illustration by Brian Keogh; tangerine cloth, 270 pgs., illustrated end papers; smudged/tanned edges, mild wear to spine ends, impression to back cover, mild slant, moderate general wear; dj w/edgewear, several longish edge tears, general wear; View more info

A BETTER LEGEND, From the World War II Letters of Jack and Jane Poulton

By: Poulton, Jane Weaver (editor)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Charlottesville & London, University Press of Virginia: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013982


A selection from the more than five hundred letters exchanged by Jack and Jane Poulton during their three-year separation caused by World War II, when Jack was stationed in the South Pacific. Blue cloth w/silver lettering/decoration, 272 pages (including Sources, Index), frontispiece. Some spine slant, in lightly worn dust jacket. View more info

TICKET TO HELL VIA DIEPPE, From A Prisoner's Wartime Log 1942-1945

By: Prouse, Robert A.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Scarborough, Van Nostrand Reinhold Publishers/International Thomson: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014271


Captured at the bloody debacle that was Dieppe, the author tells the story of his three years as a POW at Stalag IXC. Black cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 192 pages (including Appendices), illustrated. View more info

The Three Days

By: Robertson, Don

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ace Star K-108:

Edition: 1st paperback edition

Seller ID: 011094


a novel of the battle of Gettysburg during the US Civil War; slant/roll, crosscrack, light general wear; View more info

Behind Enemy Lines

By: Sanderson, James Dean

Price: $7.50

Publisher: 1961, Pyramid R536:

Edition: 2nd Pyramid edition

Seller ID: 012882


From the front cover: "Terror, torture, destruction and death--it was kill first or be killed for these men who fought their own private hit-and-run war." 255 pages. Mild spine roll, moderate handling wear. View more info

Malta Convoy

By: Shankland, Peter, and Anthony Hunter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fontana 1920: 1969

Edition: 3rd thus

Seller ID: 010776


the story of Operation Pedestal, which saw a determined convoy sent to relieve a desperate Malta, despite certain knowledge that the enemy already knew of the plan and would be waiting; 192 pgs. incl. Bibliography, illustrated; moderate edgewear, original price sticker in bottom right corner of front cover, some spine slant/roll, tanning, moderate general wear; View more info

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I Raised a U.S. Marine

By: Smith, Mary L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Carleton Press / Hearthstone: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016460


Smith presents "a simple, moving, eloquently restrained biography of her son, Sergeant E. Wayne Smith, who was killed in Vietnam in October 1968." An uncommon title. Blue cloth w/black spine lettering, 93 pages, illustrated, dust jacket illustration by Charles Mazarakes. Mild slant, dusty/lightly foxed edges, light edgewear, previous owner’s named magic-markered out at top of front end paper, faint foxing to endpapers, in lightly edgeworn dust jacket w/short... View more info

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THE WAR OF 1812, Land Operations (signed)

By: Stanley, George F.G.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Toronto, MacMillan of Canada / National Museum of Man: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed, on title page, by Stanley

Seller ID: 018116


Stanley offers "a perceptive, elegant, and exciting history of the land operations of the War of 1812, offering laymen and historians alike a fresh and clear understanding of that frequently misinterpreted event." Burgundy cloth w/gilt spine lettering, map end papers, 489 pages (including appendices, notes, bibliography, illustration credits, index), illustrated. Light general wear in dust jacket w/moderately sun-darkened spine, 1" tear to top edge of front... View more info

DEAR MUM, The Story of Victor Edward "Candy" Syrett, a Canadian in the Royal Air Force during World War Two

By: Stofer, Ken

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Victoria, Kenlyn Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013677


This copy signed by author on title page. Forward by Group Captain Alexander M. Jardine. 279 pages, illustrated. Mild general wear. View more info

The Saga of GI Joe

By: Stromstad, Ralph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, Nortex Press/Eakin Publications: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014857


A long poem in honour of soldiers everywhere, telling the story of one who "returns from his service in World War II, partially maimed in body, and soul and mind, resulting in his inability to come to terms with that changed environment he comes home to." Brown cloth w/gilt lettering/rule/illustration to front cover, gilt lettering to spine, 122 pages. A hint of wear to corners/spine ends. Internally tight and clean. View more info

Fighter Pilot

By: Strong, Colin, and Duff Hart-Davis

Price: $6.00

Publisher: BBC/Futura 21936: 1982

Edition: 1st Futura edition

Seller ID: 014357


Based on the BBC television series of the same name, this tells the story of thirty-four candidates for pilot training, only six of whom were to pass their various tests. 215 pages (including Acknowledgements, Index), illustrated. Light soil, moderate general wear. View more info

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The Last Year of the Great War as seen by Gunner Temple Sutherland

By: Sutherland, Gunner Temple (edited by George Bidlake)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fredericton, South Devon Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018084


A young soldier's WW1diary entries, "subsequently fleshed out with interviews, documents and photographs. Contains a wealth of information about Sutherland's war-time experiences, as well as details about his early life and later years. 56 pages (including index of correspondents), illustrated. Light general wear. View more info

My Country

By: Tolstoy, Alexei

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Hutchinson's "Pocket" Library:

Edition: Services edition, 34th thousand

Seller ID: 009988


nn, nd [1941]; "Grim, gripping stories of Russian valour and fatalism on the battle front."; intended "for circulation to the fighting forces of the Allied nations"; 128 pgs.; RCAF Officers Mess stamp on front cover, moderate general wear; View more info

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A Journey Worth Making

By: Tooley, Robert

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Fredericton, Self-published: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017824


A physician and military historian tells his story. 232 pages, illustrated. Internally tight and clean w/only light general wear. View more info

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A Journey Worth Making

By: Tooley, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, Self-published: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017872


A physician and military historian tells his story. 232 pages, illustrated. Internally tight and clean w/light edgewear, crease to bottom right corner of front cover. View more info

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THE NAVAL SERVICE OF CANADA, Its Official History, Volume II, Activities on Shore During the Second World War

By: Tucker, Gilbert Norman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, King's Printer: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016081


Volume II of Tucker's history of the Naval Service of Canada, this one dealing with "the steps which led up to Canada's entry into the war and the naval activities during the first few weeks that followed, the procurement of warships and men, shore bases, shipping and trade, organization, and demobilization." Navy cloth w/gilt decoration to front cover, gilt spine lettering, 579 pages (including appendices, index), illustrated. Stickers removed from front paste... View more info

AFRIKANISCHE SCHICKSALSJAHRE, Das Deutsche Afrika-Korps unter Feldmarschall Rommel

By: von Esebeck, Hanns Gert

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Rastatt (Baden), Erich Pabel: 1960

Seller ID: 008178


text in German; the story of the Afrika Korps, by an officer who served under its leader, Field Marshall Erwin Rommel; 189 pgs., illustrated w/maps; moderate general wear; View more info

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The FOURTH BATTALION THE KING'S OWN (Royal Lancaster Regiment) and THE GREAT WAR (signed)

By: Wadham, Lieut.-Colonel W.F.A., and Captain J. Crossley

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Privately Published (printed by Crowther & Goodman):

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Wadham, on first end paper

Seller ID: 017713


No date, but published in late 1935 or early 1936, since Wadham's contribution (ending at page 19) is dated 13th November, 1935, and Crossley's "Foreword to Part II" is dated December of the same year. Wadham writes, "These notes have been compiled, more or less in the form of a diary, with a view to placing on record the services of those who voluntarily came forward to serve their country in its hour of need." This copy from the library of 2nd Lt. I. ... View more info

The Odyssey of Charlie Seven

By: Wardell, Lt. Col. Patrick G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015305


Military fiction. The author "takes his readers from Normandy, France, to Alsace, and on to Germany under constant threat of enemy artillery and aircraft guns." 242 pages. A hint of general wear. An unread copy, internally tight and clean. View more info

Tank 2: Fortress Eagle

By: Williams, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Corgi 10599: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009274


a crack Allied tank troop must capture a medieval castle/fortress at the centre of the German defence zone; some rubbing/impressions, small sticker pull to top right corner of front cover, six short ink lines on last page (a page listing other books published by Corgi, and which a previous owner apparently marked as either owned or read); View more info

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CONVICTED OUT OF HER OWN MOUTH, The Record of German Crimes

By: Wilson, H.H.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London & New York & Toronto, Hodder & Stoughton / H&S: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017070


An article from The National Review, in which Wilson "proposes to place on record the chief offences committed by Germany against the laws of war," during World War 1 as justification for reprisals. 34 pages + 2 pages of advertisements for other war-related Hodder & Stoughton titles. Moderate general wear. View more info

The Colonel

By: Zec, Donald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Star 305371/W.H. Allen:

Seller ID: 014546


As Screen International sees it (quoted from the front cover): "A fascinating study of weakness, cruelty and bizarre sexual tastes." 256 pages. Moderate general wear. View more info