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We Went Where They Sent Us... and did as we were told (most of the time)

By: Bell, Gordon

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Lantzville, BC, Oolichan Books: 2000

Seller ID: 14995

ISBN: 0889821941

Condition: Very Good+

Only slight wear to card covers with french flaps ; A bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations; 0.8 x 9.9 x 7.9 Inches; 292 pages; This remarkable book of untold WWII remembrances documents the vast contribution of Canadians, and re-emphasizes the meaning of Remembrance. This collection of stories is written by both veterans and those with strong connections to the War. The stories are marked with courage, poignancy and humour and give the reader new perspectives on the war--from not only Canadians, but those living in Europe during that tumultuous time. The book chronicles multi-dimension... View more info

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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