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Category: All Categories: History: Canada and No. America: Cdn Military
15 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Barris, Ted (introduction by Joe Schlesinger). [signed copy]  
DEADLOCK IN KOREA: Canadians At War, 1950-1953.
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Publisher: Toronto: Macmillan (1999)..
First printing. ISBN: 9780771575914 Inscribed "Best Wishes, Ted Barris, March '99" on the title-page. 326p: maps, 16-page section of black/white photographs; 24cm. Index. 678g. Book: Near Fine (clean, bright, and tight: tips lightly bumped). Dustjacket: Very Good Plus (very light shelfwear, no tears or chips). Blue hardcover. Book condition: Near Fine. Jacket condition: Very Good Plus.

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2.
Douglas, W.A.B; Brereton Greenhous.  
OUT OF THE SHADOWS: Canada in the Second World War.
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Publisher: Toronto: Oxford University Press (1977)..
First Edition. ISBN: 001954027x A general overview of Canada's military participation in the second world war and an analysis of the war effort. 288p: 151 illustrations (mostly photographs); 24cm. 820g. Book: Very Good Plus (clean and sound; minor wear to spine ends, gift inscription free-front endpaper). Dustjacket: Near Very Good (slight edgewear with a few small chips, spine lightly darkened). Black cloth hardcover. Book condition: Very Good Plus. Jacket condition: Near Very Good.

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3.
Dyer, Gwynne.  
DEFENCE OF CANADA: In the Arms of the Empire 1760-1939. Book One (1).
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Publisher: Toronto: Mcclelland & Stewart (1990)..
First Edition. ISBN: 9780771029752 Based on the NFB/CBC television series with the same title. 375p: maps, 52 photos and illustrations on coated paper; 26cm. Bibliography, Index. 876g. Book: Fine (clean, bright, tight, and unmarked; no defects). Dustjacket: Very Good Plus (light shelfwear and edgewear). Hardcover Book condition: Fine. Jacket condition: Very Good Plus.

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4.
Giesler, Patricia.  
VALOUR REMEMBERED / SOUVENIRS DE VAILLANCE. Three volumes.
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Publisher: Ottawa: Veterans Affairs (1981; 1981; .1982).
ISBN: 0662516516 Three book set: "Canada and the First World War (1914-1918) / Canada à la Seconde Guerre mondiale"; "Canada and the Second World War (1939-1953) / La participation du Canada à la Seconde Guerre mondiale"; "Canadians in Korea (1950-1953) / Les Canadiens en Corée". Bilingual: back-to-back in English and in French. 3 vols, (29p; 45p; 27p): endpaper maps, black/white photos; 21cm. 579g. Fine-très bon état (clean, bright, tight and uncreased; no defects). Paper slipcase: Good (edgewear). Softcovers-souple. Book condition: Book: Fine / Slipcase: Good.

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5.
Government of Canada Veterams Affairs.  
BOOKS OF REMEMBRANCE / LIVRES DU SOUVENIR
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Publisher: Ottawa: Minister of Supply and Services Canada (1983)..
Revised 1984. ISBN: 0662527267 A history of the five Books of Remembrance, 1) First World War, 2) Second World War, 3) Korea, 4) South Africa - the Nile, 5) Newfoundland, which lie in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa. In French and English. 52p: colour illustrated; 21cm. Near Fine (minor edgewear). For sale on behalf of the Bury Municipal Library. Red softcover. Book condition: Near Fine.

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Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: ALIB136.
    
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6.
Halton, Matthew. [signed copy]  
TEN YEARS TO ALAMEIN. Second Canadian Edition.
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Publisher: Toronto: S.J. Reginald Saunders (1944)..
2nd Canadian edition. Canadian foreign correspondent before and during WWII, Matthew Halton records why Hitlerism wasn't stopped in its tracks before the war and describes his experiences with the British Eighth Army during the war. Signed by author on title page as well as previous owner. 319p: endpaper maps; 23cm. 625g. Book: Good (clean, text block unmarked, spine ends and front hinge torn, loose in case). No dustjacket. Red cloth hardcover with black titles. Book condition: Good reading copy. Jacket condition: no dj.

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7.
McAndrew, Bill; Bill Rawling; Michael Whitby., Illustrator: Alex Colville, Campbell Tinning, William Ogilvie, Bruno Boba  
LA LIBERATION: Les Canadiens en Europe.
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Publisher: Montréal: Art Global (1995)..
ISBN: 2920718584 170p: endpaper maps in colour, sepia photographs, cartes, 12p colour section; 31cm. Comprend des références bibliographiques. 1188g. Livre: Excellente état (propre, solide et non marqué; tips and spine head slightly bumped). Jaquette: Excellente état (légère frottis, spine ends and tips slightly bumped). The English edition is titled: Liberation: The Canadians in Europe. Hardcover - couverture rigide. Book condition: Near Fine. Jacket condition: Near Fine.

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Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: 367.
    
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8.
Murchie, J.C. (forward)., Illustrator: Major Comfort (colour illustration).  
CANADIANS IN BRITAIN 1939-1944. (The Canadian Army at War series, Volume 1)
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Publisher: Ottawa: King's Printer [1945]..
First book in the series, this one is "concerned with the experiences and activities of the Canadians in the United Kingdom during the long and trying years of waiting which preceded their becoming engaged in active operations." Illustrations are by Canadian war artists and the Army Photo Unit ("Dawn Alert" is by Major Comfort, in colour). 172p: photos, fold-out map; 23cm. 548g. Book: Very Good (clean and sound, light wear). Dustcover: Near Good (edgewear with chips and tears). Red cloth hardcover. Book condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: Near Good.

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Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: 166.
    
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9.
Peppard, Herb  
THE LIGHTHEARTED SOLDIER: A Canadian's Exploits with the Black Devils in WW II.
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Publisher: Halifax: Nimbus Publishing Ltd (1994)..
First Edition. ISBN: 9781551090672 The author joined the Canadian Army in 1940 and volunteered for a new American-Canadian elite parachute battalion, the First Special Service Force known as the Black Devils. He was awarded America's Silver Star for "gallantry in action". Gift inscription "For David and Barbara" signed "Love, Herb Peppard" on the Dedication page. 196p: black/white photographs in-texte; 20cm. 305g. Good Plus (clean, slight edgewear mostly at tips, previous owner was a bit heavy-handed while reading but it's still a sound copy). Softcover. Book condition: Good Plus.

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10.
Sharpe, Robert J.  
THE LAST DAY, THE LAST HOUR: The Currie Libel Trial. (Osgoode Society's Trial Series).

Publisher: Osgoode Society (1988)..
ISBN: 0459328212 "In 1927 an Ontario newspaper carried a column alleging that Sir Arthur Currie.. had shown reckless disregard for the lives of his troops..", so Currie proceeded to court to clear his reputation. This book is a reconstruction of that famous Canadian trial. Dark red cloth with gilt titles. 270p: 6 maps, 7 black/white photos, 4 Toronto Telegram reproductions; 23cm. Notes, Index. Near Fine (clean, bright, and sound; gilt bright; somebody ran their finger down the prelim gutters but thankfully stopped). No dustjacket. Hardcover. Book condition: Near Fine. Jacket condition: no dj.

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Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: 4273.
    
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11.
Stursberg, Peter.  
SOUND OF WAR: Memoirs of a CBC Correspondent.
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Publisher: Toronto: University of Toronto Press (1993)..
First Edition. ISBN: 0802029922 "50 years ago, Peter Stursberg was the first CBC correspondent to cover Canadian troops in action.In this book, he offers us a personal account of his experience of the front lines, and of the men who served in battle." 313p: 16 page black/white photo section; 24cm. Bibliography, list of CBC War Recordings, Index. 637g. Book: Fine (clean, bright and tight, no defects). Dustjacket: Near Fine (light shelfwear & rubbing, no chips or tears; note: Publicity Promo is taped to jacket). Grey cloth hardcover. Book condition: Fine. Jacket condition: Near Fine.

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12.
Tucker, Gilbert Norman.  
NAVAL SERVICE OF CANADA: Its Official History. Volumes I and II.

Publisher: Ottawa: Minister of National Defense 1952..
Volume I: Origins and Early Years. 436p: colour frontispiece by A.Y. Jackson, 10 plates (maps and charts) + 20 illustrations (including one in colour by Robert F. Gagen); 26cm. Appendices, List of Books, Index. 1332g. Volume II: Activities on Shore During the Second World War. 579p: colour frontispiece by Harold Beament, 20 plates (maps and charts) + 32 illustrations (including 3 in colour by Tom Wood, Jack Nichols and Harold Beament); 26cm. Appendices, Abbreviations, Index. 1630g. Near Very Good ex-library books (spine stickers; rear stickers, stamps and pocket; edges stamped; spine and edges sunned; bindings sound). Postage at cost. Blue cloth hardcover. Book condition: Near Very Good ex-library. Jacket condition: no dj.

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13.
Tucker, Gilbert Norman. , Illustrator: A.Y. Jackson (colour frontispiece).  
NAVAL SERVICE OF CANADA: Its Official History. Volumes I: Origins and Early Years.
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Publisher: Ottawa: Minister of National Defense 1952..
This volume covers Canada's naval history from the earliest days through 1939. 436p: colour frontispiece, 10 plates (maps and charts) + 20 illustrations (including one in colour by Robert F. Gagen); 26cm. Appendices, List of Books, Index. 1383g. Book: Very Good (clean and sound; school sticker and "Discarded" on front endpaper, number crossed out free-front endpaper). Dustjacket: Good (edgewear with small chips and tears, rubbed, presentable in protective cover). Blue cloth hardcover. Book condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: Good.

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14.
Various Authorities.  
CANADA IN THE GREAT WORLD WAR: Vol. III (3) Guarding the Channel Ports. An Authentic Account of the Military History of Canada from the Earliest Days to the Close of the War of the Nations.
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Publisher: Toronto: United Publishers (1919)..
Memorial Edition. A history of Canada's participation in World War One. Full brown leather boards, debossed gilt spine titles, gilt crest front board, top-edge-gilt, marbled endpapers, sewn signatures. Volume 3 of 6. 403p: frontispiece portrait with tissue guard + 34 black/white plates on coated paper hors-texte, 1 colour fold-out map + 12 black/white maps in-texte; 22cm. Appendices, Index. 1166g. Overall Very Good. Binding: very tight and sound, gilt bright, edgewear, tips frayed, spine head pulled (one small tear). Interior: very nice considering age, the odd light smudge. No dustjacket. Hardcover. Book condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: no dj.

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15.
War Office, Quartermaster-General  
NOTES ON MILITARY RAILWAY ENGINEERING, Part II: Engineering 1940.
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Publisher: [London]: The War Office 1940..
"Published under the Authority of the Quartermaster-General .not to be communicated.to the Press or to any person not holding an official position in His Majesty's Service." There were at least four volumes in the series: Survey, Engineering, Bridging, and Operating (1940-42). 195p: 64 numbered plates, 21 of which are fold-outs, tables, figures; 22cm. Appendices. 505g. The tables, figures, and plates are referenced in the text and the Table of Contents cross-referenced to text location. Good (edgewear and rubbing, spine ends pulled, War Office stamps to front endpaper and title-page, inked name to upper board and front endpaper, text block clean and sound but for a few lightly penciled margin notes, fold-outs very good). Green cloth hardcover, gilt. Book condition: Good. Jacket condition: no dj.

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Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: 261.
    
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