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We Landed at Dawn; the Story of the Dieppe Raid

By: Austin, Alexander Berry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Co: 1943

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 11929

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Price clipped DJ is worn, chipped and creased with tape repaired tears, previous owner's name on FFEP, light wear to orange cloth covered boards, top fore corner lightly bumped ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; 217 pages; Austin, a 'correspondent of the London Daily Herald, trained with the men.. sat in with unit commanders as they talked over details of the operation, and landed with a commando unit that demolished a key gun position of the enemy. From his own knowledge and from reports of friends he has told the story of the entire operation.' Laid in is a map of the key Dieppe battle loc... View more info

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Rangers at Dieppe The First Combat Action of U.S. Army Rangers in World War II

By: Defelice, Jim

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Berkley: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18518

ISBN: 0425219216

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to extremities of dustjacket. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 9.10 X 5.80 X 1 inches; 300 pages; "After Pearl Harbor, the United States was struggling to bring itself up to fighting strength for World War II when a specially-trained force-based upon the famed British commando squads-was formed. It would become known as the Rangers.Before their training was complete, the Rangers were thrust into battle, taking part in an assault on the German-held French port of Dieppe. Plagued by politics and inter-service rivalry, the raid would become... View more info

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The Commandos at Dieppe: Rehearsal for D-Day

By: Fowler, Will

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Harpercollins: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6754

ISBN: 0007111258

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 256 pages; Slight wear, remainder mark bottom page edges, slight creases, base of spine lightly bumped, miniscule tear head of spine. A tight bright book. Dust jacket in Mylar, DJ unclipped. This book looks at one unit that was involved in the this practice run for D-Day. Many things went wrong but the Commandos performed their duties disabling some of the big guns. View more info

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Dieppe The Dawn of Decision

By: MORDAL, Jacques

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1962

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 18506

ISBN: 0618104690

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with small tears, chipping and creasing. Previous owner's name and address stamped on title page and copyright page ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.58 X 5.67 X 1.18 inches; 285 pages; This book is entered into our inventory 75 years after that fateful raid. My father was one of the lucky ones who made it back to the beach from the fight for the casino. This is story from the viewpoint of the French. The book was first published in French in 1962 as Les Canadiens à Dieppe. View more info

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Destined to Survive A Dieppe Veteran's Story

By: Poolton, Jack A. & Jayne Turvey Poolton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 16633

ISBN: 155002311x

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to card covers; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; 9 X 6.03 X 0.36 inches; 144 pages; Private Jack Poolton was among the Canadians landing at the disastrous raid on Dieppe. Fortunate to have survived, Jack was taken to a prisoner of war camp in Germany. In Destined to Survive: A Dieppe Veteran's Story, Jack Poolton relates the story of his training, capture, and experiences in the POW camp. We follow Jack's three escape attempts, and his subsequent punishment. And we share his elation when Jack and his fellow prisoners are liberated by American soldiers. Poolton... View more info

Ticket to Hell Via Dieppe From a Prisoner's Wartime Log, 1942-1945

By: Prouse, A. Robert

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Scarborough ON, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1982

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10111

ISBN: 0770600093

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light edge wear to DJ; DJ in Mylar, a bright solid, book ; 192 pages; "Prouse was one of almost 2,000 men captured after the slaughter on the beaches of Dieppe on August 19, 1942" He spent the next three years in Stalag IXC View more info

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The Shame and the Glory - Dieppe

By: Robertson, Terence

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18436

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


DJ quite worn, some chipping, creasing ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 432+ pages; "On August 19 1942, Canadian troops landed on the beaches of Dieppe. A strategic move designed to test the strength of the German defences and to point up the problem of invasion, the Dieppe raid quickly turned into a human slaughter of indescribable proportions. When the withdrawal took place two-thirds of the total force remained on the beaches." This book analyzes the pros and cons of mounting the raid and whether any benefit derived from it. 1917 marks the 75th ... View more info