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Image for Time Magazine October - December 1945; Vol. XLVI - Numbers. 14-27

Time Magazine October - December 1945; Vol. XLVI - Numbers. 14-27

By: N/A

Price: $44.95

Publisher: New York, Time Magazine: 1945

Seller ID: 12129

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Light wear to the green cloth covered boards and the spine labels, some water damage to to magazine covers. Pages tanned ; A tight solid book. Green cloth covered boards with red and black spine labels. This is the bound collected edition containing issues from October to December 1945 ; 1.5 x 10.6 x 8 Inches; World War II is over and the participants start the healing process. Time Magazine gives us a view into the lives of the rich & powerful as well as those of average men & women. Colorful magazine covers and advertising included View more info

Image for Flight from Novaa Salow Autobiography of a Ukrainian Who Escaped Starvation in the 1930S under the Russians and Then Suffered Nazi Enslavement

Flight from Novaa Salow Autobiography of a Ukrainian Who Escaped Starvation in the 1930S under the Russians and Then Suffered Nazi Enslavement

By: Alexandrow, Julia & Tommy French

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jefferson, NC, McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers: 1995

Seller ID: 19183

ISBN: 0786400625

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8.8 X 5.8 X 0.5 inches; 202 pages View more info

Image for The Jungle War  Mavericks, Marauders, and Madmen in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II

The Jungle War Mavericks, Marauders, and Madmen in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II

By: Astor, Gerald

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New Jersey, John Wiley & Sons: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15783

ISBN: 0471273937

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Bottom for corner lightly bumped. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 9.30 X 6.20 X 1.50 inches; 392 pages View more info

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

Image for RAF Liberator over the Eastern Front  A Bomb Aimer's Second World War and Cold War Story

RAF Liberator over the Eastern Front A Bomb Aimer's Second World War and Cold War Story

By: Auton, Jim

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Yorkshire, England, Pen and Sword: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17927

ISBN: 1844157296

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


As new, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.29 X 6.30 X 1.10 inches; 224 pages; "Jim Auton was posted to 178 Squadron who were operating ex-U.S.A.A.F., war-weary Liberator heavy bombers. This squadron he was based in Foggia in Italy, living under canvas without the barest of military or personal necessities. The duration of a tour at that time was 40 front-line operations over such dangerous targets as Ploesti and the Danube – few in the squadron felt they could survive since the casualty rate was so high. Then came his part in the desperate attempts to supply the besieged city of Warsaw ... View more info

Image for No Prouder Place  Canadians and the Bomber Command Experience, 1939-1945

No Prouder Place Canadians and the Bomber Command Experience, 1939-1945

By: Bashow, David

Price: $19.50

Publisher: St. Catharines, ON, Vanwell Publishing Ltd.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18556

ISBN: 1551250985

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ and spine of book have a 1/2" tear. Lengthy gift notation on FFEP. The damage to the spine makes this a reading copy. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 9.20 X 7.40 X 1.90 inches; 544 pages; "The Allied bombing of the Third Reich and its allies was part of Britain’s overall war strategy to take the offensive to the enemy. It created a “second front” that bled off resources from the enemy’s Soviet campaign, involving massive amounts of manpower and material just to address the threat. It also dealt telling blows to G... View more info

Image for A Wilderness of Days An Artist's Experiences As a Prisoner of War in Germany

A Wilderness of Days An Artist's Experiences As a Prisoner of War in Germany

By: Bates, Maxwell

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Sono Nis Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19410

ISBN: 0919462561

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; DJ shows shelf wear with small tears and light chipping, somewhat soiled. Front board a little warped. ; Inscribed by the author/artist on title page. A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 133 pages; "The Canadian painter Maxwell Bates is on of the few men who experienced and survived both the infamous 'long march' of prisoners of Allied prisoners into Germany at the fall of France and the equally notorious march out of Germany before the advancing Allied troops in 1945." The artist could not resist illustrati... View more info

Image for Vaarwel, Tot Betere Tijden! Documentaire over de ondergang van Nederlands-Indië

Vaarwel, Tot Betere Tijden! Documentaire over de ondergang van Nederlands-Indië

By: Bijkerk, J.C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Franeker NL, T. Wever: 1974

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 15616

ISBN: 9061352088

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Extremities lightly bumped; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. Appears unread. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 283 pages; "Farewell, Until Better Times! Documentary about the downfall of the Dutch East Indies" is the translation of the title from Dutch. Op 8 maart 1942 besloot Bert Garthoff de uitzendingen van de NIROM via een noodzender te Bandoeng met de dramatische worden: "Wij sluiten nu. Vaarwel, tot betere Tijden. Leve de Köningin!" Diezelfde dag vond in een onderofficierswoning op het door de Japanners veroverde, vliegveld Kalidjati, 50 km ten noorden v... View more info

Image for The Cooler King The True Story of William Ash - the Greatest Escaper of World War II

The Cooler King The True Story of William Ash - the Greatest Escaper of World War II

By: Bishop, Patrick

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Atlantic Books: 2015

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19171

ISBN: 1782390227

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations; 9.1 X 6.6 X 1.1 inches; 305 pages; "Long before the USA entered the Second World War, William Ash (1918-2014) had left Texas, joined up in Britain and was flying Spitfires with 411 squadron. In 1942 he was shot down over France, captured and incarcerated in Stalag III; he spent the rest of the war trying to escape from various Nazi PoW camps, including Oflag XXIB in Poland. In this book, Bishop explores the PoW experience while telling the exciting and inspirational story of Ash's determined efforts... View more info

Image for The Guns of Normandy  A Soldier's Eye View, France 1944

The Guns of Normandy A Soldier's Eye View, France 1944

By: Blackburn, George

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19166

ISBN: 0771015003

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book, DJ is crisp and clean, in protective mylar cover, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 9.10 X 6.10 X 2 inches; 511 pages; "In the weeks after D-Day, the level of artillery action in Normandy was unprecedented. In what was a relatively small area, both sides bombarded each other relentlessly for three months, each trying to overwhelm the other by sheer fire power.The Guns of Normandy puts the reader in the front lines of this horrific battle. In the most graphic and authentic detail, it brings to life every aspect of a soldier’s existence,... View more info

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

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

By: Blackburn, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19298

ISBN: 0771015046

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ and boards show shelf wear, DJ heavily creased lower spine remainder mark on bottom page edges. light soil on page fore edges ; A tight solid book. Map endpapers ; B&W Photographs; 9.2 X 6.1 X 1.7 inches; 439 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 seasoned reporter, thi... View more info

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Second World War Memories

By: Bowman, Phylis

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Prince Rupert, BC, Self Published: 1987

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18152

ISBN: 0969090188

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Author; Signed by Bowman on the title page. A bright, solid book. White card covers with red and blue design, stapled wraps ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 84 pages; Memories of how the war affected Canadian servicemen at home View more info

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Flags of Our Fathers

By: Bradley, James & Ron Powers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 2000

Edition: First Edition; Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 18081

ISBN: 0553111337

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.10 X 5.80 X 1 inches; 384 pages; "In February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima—and into history. Through a hail of machine-gun and mortar fire that left the beaches strewn with comrades, they battled to the island's highest peak. And after climbing through a landscape of hell itself, they raised a flag.Now the son of one of the flagraisers has written a powerful account of six very different young men who came together in a moment that will live forever.To his family, John Bradley ... View more info

Image for For Your Freedom and Ours  The Polish Armed Forces in the Second World War

For Your Freedom and Ours The Polish Armed Forces in the Second World War

By: Brodniewicz-Stawicki, Margaret

Price: $27.95

Publisher: St. Catharines, ON, Vanwell Publishing Ltd.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18592

ISBN: 1551250357

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar. Generously illustrated with B&W photos and maps. ; B&W Photographs and maps; 264 pages; "One of the darkest days in modern history was September 1, 1939, when the German war machine rolled into Poland. After a five-week struggle against a ruthless enemy far superior in equipment and personnel, Poland succumbed. But in their hearts, the Poles refused to admit defeat.Although the regular fighting on Polish soil came to an end, it continued underground, and carried into foreign lands. Polish officers and men, risking their lives, m... View more info

Image for Canadian Wing Commanders of Fighter Command in World War II

Canadian Wing Commanders of Fighter Command in World War II

By: Brown, George

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Langley, BC, Battleline Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18917

ISBN: B001UH4Y7W

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Dust jacket shows edgewear, scuffing and short tears ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 324+ pages View more info

Image for Eight Bells  Royal Mail Lines war story, 1939-1945

Eight Bells Royal Mail Lines war story, 1939-1945

By: Bushell, T A

Price: $32.50

Publisher: London, Trade and Travel Publication: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18823

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Cloth boards show some shelf wear, some soiling evident, corners a little bumped. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. ; B&W Illustrations & Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 207 pages; Originally founded in 1839 as the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company to carry the British mail around the world, the company became the Royal Mail Lines in the 1930s. They branched out to carry other goods and people. During wartime the ships were used as a merchant marine to carry goods and troops. View more info

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Excuse Us! Herr Schicklgruber

By: Chadderton, H. Clifford

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Ottawa, War Amputations of Canada: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15874

ISBN: 0973512024

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author; Covers have light shelfwear, corner curl and light scuffing.; A bright, solid book.; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 184 pages; "A memoir of an officer who commanded an infantry company of the Royal Winnipeg Rifles (Canadian Army) in Normandy. View more info

Image for Excuse Us! Herr Schicklgruber

Excuse Us! Herr Schicklgruber

By: Chadderton, H. Clifford

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Ottawa, War Amputations of Canada: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16384

ISBN: 0973512024

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Covers have light shelfwear. Previous owner's stamp on front fly. ; A sticker with author's signature on inside of front card cover. Publisher's information sheet laid inA bright, solid book.; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 184 pages; "A memoir of an officer who commanded an infantry company of the Royal Winnipeg Rifles (Canadian Army) in Normandy. View more info

Image for Wellington Wings  An RAF Intelligence Officer in the Western Desert

Wellington Wings An RAF Intelligence Officer in the Western Desert

By: Chappell, F. R.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Crecy Publishing Limited: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16814

ISBN: 0947554270

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear to dust jacket ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.21 X 6.14 X 1.10 inches; 282 pages; Based on the diaries of the 205 Group intelligence officer who paints a realistic picture of the desert atmosphere. Revealing the tension during the nights when the Wellingtons were away on missions, the crashes, debriefings, accidents and sandstorms he portrays, depict vividly the effects of war on individuals. View more info

Image for Their Names Live On  Remembering Saskatchewan's Fallen in World War II

Their Names Live On Remembering Saskatchewan's Fallen in World War II

By: Chisholm, Doug

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Regina, SK, Canadian Plains Research Center: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19167

ISBN: 0889771219

Condition: Very Good+


Lower fore corner bumped.; A bright, solid book.; B&W and colour illustrations; 9.90 X 8.50 X 0.90 inches; 250 pages; "In World War II, some 91,000 Saskatchewan men nearly 10% of the total provincial population joined various branches of the armed forces. Of these, more than 3,800 never returned. Following the end of the war, the government of Saskatchewan designated geographic features, such as lakes, islands, and bays, as a permanent testimonial to those who had made the supreme sacrifice. Since 1997, pilot and photographer Doug Chisholm has undertaken the task of photographing from the... View more info