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The General Who Never Was

By: Galloway, Strome

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Belleville, ON, Mika Publishing Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15446

ISBN: 0919303544

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Dust jacket scuffed with some edge wear, some soil on back panel of DJ ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 294 pages; "Colonel Strome Galloway, who commanded the Guards' 4th Battalion from 1955 to 1957 and was the first and last regimental lieutenant-colonel, believed that the disbanding of the Guards was a "political decision" by powerful "francophone" elements. "Our crime," Galloway wrote, "was that we were 'too British' in uniform and character to pass muster with the Francophone hierarchy which dominated the Defence Depart... View more info

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Short Stories WWII

By: Gingrich, Earl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Earl Gingrich: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14957

ISBN: 0969287615

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Signed by Editor; Only slight wear to dust jacket; Signed by editor on title page. A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. ; B&W Photographs; 292 pages; Gingrich has collated a number of accounts of WWII experiences. View more info

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Punaupseeri Mikko Kopran päiväkirja

By: Kumpulainen, Armas

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Finland, Gummerus: 2002

Seller ID: 14548

ISBN: 9512061708

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Only light edge wear to DJ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. Text in Finnish. ; 1 x 8.5 x 5.5 Inches; 286 pages; Päiväkirjoihin pohjautuva ainut-laatuinen kuvaus inkeriläisen puna-armeijan upseerin tiestä läpi koko neuvostoliiton historian. Mikko Kopran päivakirjoihin perustuva muistelmateos tarjoaa harvinaislaatuisen näkökulman Stalinin Neuvostoliittoon . Teoksen tekee erityisen mielenkiintoiseksi Kopran toimiminen lentäjänä Neuvostoliiton ilmavoimien palveluksessa. Painopiste muistelmien kuvauksessa sijoittukin toiseen maailmanssotaan. Diaries, based on a unique description of... View more info

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We Remember WWII

By: Riffenburgh (editor), Ralph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, RoseDog Books: 2006

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 14021

ISBN: 0805990453

Condition: Very Good

Signed by Editor; Light edge wear. Inscribed by editor of front fly leaf, bright solid book; Trade PB; 0.7 x 8.9 x 5.9 Inches; 235 pages; 'We Remember WWII' reflects on the lives of more than eighty people and their memories of World War II, who were merely selected because of their residence in Mt. San Antonio Gardens, which is a retirement community. The book includes not just those who were in military uniform, but many others, including spouses, researchers in war industries, merchant mariners, intelligence officers, and even conscientious objectors. Recently, there has been a great deal o... View more info

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Crash and Burn The Survival Story of a Fighter Pilot

By: Wright, Jack Edward & Carla R. Williams & Glen D. Cole

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Enumclaw, WA, Winepress Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17146

ISBN: 1579214924

Condition: Very Good+

Signed by Author; Previous owner's stamp on inside of card cover, remainder mark bottom page edges ; Signed by author. A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 8.98 X 5.38 X 0.45 inches; 191 pages; "A riveting true story . . .In a split second Jack Wright’s life passed before his eyes as his F-100 fighter plane started to crash. In an instant, this young pilot realized he was about to meet his Maker, and he knew he was not ready. He had ignored God since he went on active duty in the Air Force. How he wished he hadn’t set aside his relationship with the Lord for his dream of becoming a ... View more info