Category: Military


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

By: Hunter, Joe

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New English Library/NEL 26701, 1976

Edition: First Edition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

"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


By: Lias, Godfrey

Price: $20.00

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

Edition: First Edition

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

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

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,

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

"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

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