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In The Hour of Victory The story of Major Anthony F. 'Toby' Smith

By: Smith, Jonathan D.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Hamilton, Bermuda, Ten Ten Publications: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18539

ISBN: 192660962X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Signed by Author; Only slight wear ; Inscribed by the author on front free end paper. A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Two newspaper clippings laid in. ; B&W Photographs; 256 pages; "A compelling account of courage, loyalty, love and sacrifice. The World War II account of UK Major Anthony F "Toby" Smith and Faith, his Pennsylvania wife. Toby died on the battlefield in Europe in 1944 but his heart lived on through this timeless tale of love, courage and sacrifice discovered in letters more than 50 years after the war ended. Bombs in London, military train... View more info

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The Cost of Freedom; Door of Hope

By: Weniger, George; Lois Light (translator)

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Minor Publications: 1956

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 11388

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket

DJ chipped and soiled with short tears ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, a tight solid book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 243 pages; A young man growing up in Nazi Germany yearns to work as a journalist in the movie industry. He secretly makes contacts with people in Berlin and Breslau but the repressive Nazi party dashes his hopes in Germany and Czechoslovakia so he makes his way to England with his girlfriend and eventually on to western Canada and British Columbia where he lived out his life working for the Hudsons Bay Company. This book chiefly covers the years from 1932-1939 View more info