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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

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A Handful of Rice

By: Allister, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1961

Seller ID: 16026

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Price clipped dust jacket shows some edge wear, short tears ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; Allister, a young Canadian soldier was captured by the Japanese at the end of the battle for Hong Kong in the hectic days after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Christmas Day 1941. A group of soldiers was shipped to Japan in 1943 and used as slave labor, finally to be freed after the dropping of the bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 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: $20.00

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 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 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

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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

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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: $20.00

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

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Excuse Us! Herr Schicklgruber

By: Chadderton, H. Clifford

Price: $20.00

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: $20.00

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

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Mapping the Second World War The History of the War through Maps from 1939 to 1945

By: Chasseaud, Peter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Chartwell Books: 2016

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19458

ISBN: 0785834354

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear, 1" tear top fore edge.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Map endpapers, color and B&W maps throughout ; 11.0 X 9.0 X 1.1 inches; 304 pages; "From the earliest onslaught of troops in the Invasion of Poland to the D-Day and the Liberation of France. Features historical maps and photographs from their archives, and fascinating commentary from an expert historian. The events of the battles are detailed and illustrated, artfully telling a story of what occurred through maps with handwritten notes from the front lines. Complete with detailed co... 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

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RAF Evaders

By: Clutton-Brock, Oliver

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Bounty Books: 2012

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19170

ISBN: 0753722798

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. Short tears on DJ edges along with creasing. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations; 9.8 X 6.6 X 1.7 inches; "During the five years from May 1940 to May 1945 several thousand Allied airmen, forced to abandon their aircraft behind enemy lines, evaded capture and reached freedom, by land, sea and air. The territory held by the Germans was immense – from Norway and Denmark in the north, through Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg to the south of France – and initially there was no organization to help the men on the r... View more info

Image for The Forgotten War  A Pictorial History of World War II in Alaska and Northwestern Canada, Vol. 1

The Forgotten War A Pictorial History of World War II in Alaska and Northwestern Canada, Vol. 1

By: Cohen, Stan B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Missoula, Montana, Pictorial Histories Publishing Co.: 1983

Edition: Fifth Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18142

ISBN: 0933126131

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Minor light creasing to card covers.; Signed by the author on the title page. A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 260 pages; "From the introduction by the author: "In most combat theaters of the Second World War the combatants had to fight only each other. In Alaska and northwestern Canada, however, they also did battle with the weather, the wilderness and boredom. This remote territory was probably the war's least known and least publicized combat zone. Most of those who served there had never seen anything like it before, now ... View more info

Image for Injustice Served ; The Story of British Columbia's Italian Enemy Aliens During World War II/ Ingiustizia è Fatta ; Storia Degli Stranieri Nemici Italiani Della Columbia Britannica nel Corso Della Seconda Guerra Mondiale

Injustice Served ; The Story of British Columbia's Italian Enemy Aliens During World War II/ Ingiustizia è Fatta ; Storia Degli Stranieri Nemici Italiani Della Columbia Britannica nel Corso Della Seconda Guerra Mondiale

By: Culos, Raymond

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Montreal, Cusmano Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16003

ISBN: 0980970083

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; Some edge wear head and tail of spine, front flap creased. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. Text in double columns in English and Italian. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 216 pages View more info

Image for Kittyhawk Pilot Wing Commander JF Edwards.

Kittyhawk Pilot Wing Commander JF Edwards.

By: Edwards, James F. (Stocky) & J. P. A. Michel Lavigne.

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Battleford, Saskatchewan, Turner-Warwick: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19396

ISBN: 0919899102

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; DJ and boards show light shelf wear, some chipping top of dustjacket spine. ; Signed by Edwards on the half-title page. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar. Map endpapers ; B&W Photographs; 8.5 X 5.9 X 1.3 inches; 308 pages; "Jimmy Edwards, as the old-timers around Battleford call him, grew up in the historic town of Battleford, Saskatchewan; went to school in a building that housed the first government of the Northwest Territories and experienced all the things that went with the Great Depression of the 1930's. From the beginning he demonstrated the ability of an... View more info

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The Shadow of the Swastika

By: GARRATT, GEOFFREY T.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1938

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18049

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with small tears and chipping. The white matte dust jacket is dust soiled with the common darkening of the spine. Page edges lightly foxed and soiled ; A tight solid book. Dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 248 pages; Garratt writes of an ominous period before WWII when Hitler was gaining more power and support in Germany, the Communists and Fascists were fighting in Spain, Mussolini was gaining power in Italy. His main concern seems to be the draw that Fascism seemed to be having even in England. View more info

Image for Bloody Buron  Canada's D-Day + 1

Bloody Buron Canada's D-Day + 1

By: Gilbert, John

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Surrey, England, Gargunnock Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18351

ISBN: 0973561416

Condition: Very Good+


Only light wear to card covers; A bright, solid book.; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8.82 X 5.98 X 0.55 inches; 192 pages; An analysis of the chaos that enveloped the Canadian troops when they attempted to take their objective, the airfield west of Caen the day after D-Day. Instead they were ambushed by the 12 SS Panzer division in the French village of Buron. View more info

Image for Waiting for Hitler ; Voices from Britain on the Brink of Invasion

Waiting for Hitler ; Voices from Britain on the Brink of Invasion

By: Gillies , Midge

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16398

ISBN: 0340837985

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.29 X 5.91 X 1.57 inches; 368 pages; "In late summer 1940, Hitler told his army to prepare to invade England. The nation waited, breathless with tension, for the Nazi threat to become real.Acclaimed author Midge Gillies gathers together the personal accounts of those who still remember this time, with written sources from contemporary press reports, to diaries and letters, to illustrate and recreate the fear, suspense and even excitement of living in England in the shadow of the Nazis. A pair of sisters, determined ... View more info