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Image for Official History of the Canadian Medical Services 1939 - 1945, 2 Volume Set, Vol. 1  Organization and Campaigns. Vol. II: Clinical Subjects.

Official History of the Canadian Medical Services 1939 - 1945, 2 Volume Set, Vol. 1 Organization and Campaigns. Vol. II: Clinical Subjects.

By: (ed), C. C. J. Bond (Maps) W. R. Feasby

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Edmond Cloutier, Queens' Printer and Controller of Stationery: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15240

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Volume I has no dust jacket, the red coth covered boards, dated 1956, some shelf soil to page edges, top back corner bumped. Volume II, dated 1953, has chipped DJ, 1 inch tear bottom front panel and 2 inch tear top back panel. ; Fold-out maps in Vol. I and map endpapers appear undamaged, B&W and color illustrations in Vol II ; Color Illustrations View more info

Where the Hell Are the Guns? A Soldier's View of the Anxious Years, 1939-44

By: Blackburn, George

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14632

ISBN: 0771015046

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only light wear.; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 1.7 x 9.2 x 6.1 Inches; 456 pages; In 'Where the Hell Are the Guns?', author George Blackburn returns to the early years of the Second World War. This volume – which completes Blackburn’s award-winning trilogy, extending its coverage to the entire war – brings wartime Canada and England to life in captivating, often comic, detail. With the skill of a novelist and the instincts of a ... View more info

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The Guns of Victory A Soldier's Eve View, Belgium, Holland, and Germany, 1944-45

By: Blackburn, George

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17622

ISBN: 0771015011

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only light edgewear to dust jacket; Signed by the author on the title page. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1.80 inches; 520 pages; "For the Canadian Soldiers who lived through the momentous battle for Normandy in the summer of 1944, it was inconceivable that the conflict in Europe could continue for another eight long months. The war was won, they thought, and to win it they had been pushed to what seemed lik... View more info

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Where the Hell Are the Guns? A Soldier's View of the Anxious Years, 1939-44

By: Blackburn, George

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17742

ISBN: 0771015046

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only light wear.; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 1.7 x 9.2 x 6.1 Inches; 456 pages; In 'Where the Hell Are the Guns?', author George Blackburn returns to the early years of the Second World War. This volume – which completes Blackburn’s award-winning trilogy, extending its coverage to the entire war – brings wartime Canada and England to life in captivating, often comic, detail. With the skill of a novelist and th... View more info

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Canadians Behind Enemy Lines 1939-1945

By: MacLaren, Roy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, University of British Columbia Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15549

ISBN: 0774801476

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Some edge wear to dust jacket, water mark along lower edge of black cloth covered boards, no evidence of water damage to pages. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 9.10 X 6.30 X 1.30 inches; 348 pages; "During the Second World War, almost one hundred Canadians served the Allied forces by passing as locals in occupied countries. At the behest of two British secret services, these men made language and custom their costumes. They risked their lives assisting resista... View more info

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From Romance to Reality; the Story of Canadian WWII Brides

By: O'Hara, Peggy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cobalt ON, Highway Book Shop: 1983

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18464

ISBN: 0889542856

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Boards show light wear, dustjacket shows some wear and light soil with short tears, creasing and chipping. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 311 pages; The author has gone to the source, interviewing a number of WWII war brides to find out how their experiences compare to her own. Many of them provided photos from that time. View more info

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The History of Canada Series War in the St. Lawrence: the Forgotten U-Boat Battles on Canada's Shores

By: Sarty, Roger

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Allen Lane: 2012

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18998

ISBN: 0670067873

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ has small crease on front flap. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 9.1 X 6.1 X 1.4 inches; 355 pages; "From 1942 to 1944, fifteen German submarines destroyed or severely damaged twenty-seven ships, including three Canadian warships, a U. S. Army troop transport, and the Newfoundland ferry Caribou . More than 250 lives were lost. It was the only battle of the twentieth century to take place within Canada’s boundaries, and th... View more info

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Six Years of War; The Army in Canada, Britain and the Pacific

By: Stacey, Colonel C.P.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery: 1966

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 18541

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ is worn and chipped with short tears top edge, previous owner's name on front free end paper. Light wear only to book. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Many colour maps, some fold outs in VG+ condition. Extensive references at back of book; Official History of the Canadian Army in the Second World War Volume I; B&W and colour Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 629 pages; "This is the first volume of the Official H... View more info