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Verdun - An Illustrated Historical Guide

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Frémont, Éditions Lorraines: N.D.

Seller ID: 7979

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Some edgewear to DJ, chipping head and tail of spine, previous owner's name of front panel of DJ. ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; 157 pages; The book is a guide for those tourists interested in the battles of WWI. It gives maps, photos and brief histories of the various aspects of warfare in the Verdun area. Undated but circa 1930 View more info

The Canadian Army At War the Canadians in Britain 1939-1944

By: N/A

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Minister of National Defence: 1945

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9761

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


DJ chipped with short tears, some discoloraion ; A bright solid, book, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Photographs; 172 pages; Foreword by Lieutenant-General J. C. Murchie View more info

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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

Defence 1979 in Review

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of National Defence: 1980

Seller ID: 12787

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear & soil of grey card covers ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 236 pages; An overview of the people & programs of the Canadian Armed Forces worldwide in the year 1979. Text in English in first half, turn over and same text in French. View more info

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Ranger Handbook Not for the weak or fainthearted

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fort Benning, GA, United States Army Infantry School: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18595

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light shelf wear, light soiling on backcover.; A bright solid book. ; SH 21-76; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

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None is Too Many Canada and the Jews of Europe, 1933-1948

By: Abella, Irving M

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Toronto, Lester & Orpen Dennys: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17190

ISBN: 0919630316

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Short closed tear top front panel of DJ, slight general wear. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 336 pages; Canada, the compassionate, blackened its own name before, during and after WWII. Many thousands of refugees applied for refugee status and were refused. Only 5000 were admitted during the period from 1933-1948. Abella and cowriter Harold Troper analyze the circumstances View more info

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The Cruise of the Raider Wolf

By: Alexander, Roy

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Costa Mesa, CA, Noontide Press: 1991

Seller ID: 19144

ISBN: 0939482363

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear. Previous owner's name on title page ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; War And Warriors Series; 9.4 X 6.1 X 1.2 inches; 270 pages; Recounts one of the 20th century's strangest and most stirring sea adventures -- the successful round-the-globe expedition of the First World War German commerce raider and minelayer Wolf. Breaking the Allied blockade, and disguised as a merchant ship, it sank 135,000 tons of Allied shipping. Her story, as told by an Australian radio operator who spent nine months as a captive on board the Wolf, is a tal... View more info

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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

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The Maginot Line 1928-45

By: Allcorn, William & Chris Taylor

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Osprey Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition; Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 19136

ISBN: 1841766461

Condition: Very Good


Card cover show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book.; B&W and Colour illustrations; 9.7 X 7.1 X 0.3 inches; 64 pages; "The Maginot Line, the massive series of fortifications built by France in the 1930s to defend its borders with Germany and Italy, is perhaps the most maligned collection of fortifications ever built. Despite being a technological marvel, and the most sophisticated and complex set of fortifications built up to that time, it failed to save France from crushing defeat in 1940. Yet there are those who argue that it accomplished exactly what it was designed to do. This... View more info

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The Supreme Command in England 1640-1780

By: Allen, Frederick S.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, American Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18962

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Blue cloth boards show very light shelf wear.; A tight solid book, grey cloth covered boards, hinges intact. ; 9.0 X 6.5 X 2.5 inches; 200 pages; This book was developed from a monograph about "civil control of the military". The author claims that "in only one major European power, England, did this theory gain sufficient practice to become a principle of the Constitution before the 19th C. This essay attempts to explain why the British Constitution has transmitted to modern times some wisdom of the Greeks on the matter of control of the military." (intro) View more info

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A Handful of Rice

By: Allister, William

Price: $19.95

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

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Civil War Justice Union Army Executions Under Lincoln

By: Alotta, Robert I.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Shippensburg PA, White Mane Publishing Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15986

ISBN: 0942597109

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Dust jacket shows some edgewear, scuffing, only light wear to book. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 9.20 X 6.10 X 1.20 inches; 234 pages; Alotta analyzes every recorded military execution in the Union army during President Lincoln's administration, including a significant number not reflected in the official government report on the subject. After a general discussion of the relevant sections of the military codes and the way in which the draconian rules governing capital offenses were understood and applied--or, frequently, misunderstood an... View more info

Hitler's Beneficiaries; Plunder, Racial War, and the Nazi Welfare State

By: Aly, Gotz

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12620

ISBN: 0805079262

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to DJ ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped, bright, solid book ; 1.4 x 9.2 x 6.3 Inches; 421 pages; The publication of this book in Germany inspired a huge controversy. In an important, original contribution, Aly, the author of a number of major works on the Third Reich and the Holocaust, argues that the Nazi regime plundered the rest of Europe during WWII to the great material benefit of the German population. View more info

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World War I in Photographs

By: Andriessen, J. H. J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Netherlands, Rebo Publishers: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19087

ISBN: 9036618711

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Illustrated boards show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, liberally illustrated with B&W photos ; B&W Illustrations; 11.7 X 8.4 X 1.9 inches; 600 pages; "Text and period photographs trace the history of the First World War, from its causes and campaigns to its long-term implications, in a visual study of a defining event in modern history." View more info

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The Four Ark Royals

By: Apps, Michael

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Kimber: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15450

ISBN: 071830344X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Some erasure of previous owner's ink stamp on front free end paper, remainder mark bottom page edges, dust jacket shows edge wear, small spot on FFEP ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 256 pages; "in all there have been four Ark Royals, three of them aircraft carriers. The first Ark Royal was a 16th century galleon, the flagship of the Lord High Admiral of England, Lord Howard of Effingham. The next Ark Royal, intended as a merchant ship, was converted into a sea-plane carrier to serve at Dardanelles and ... View more info

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The Fighting Ship of the Royal Navy, 897-1984

By: Archibald, E.H.H. & Ray Woodward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Military Press: 1987

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 17182

ISBN: 0517633329

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Blue cloth boards show some shelfwear, DJ has some soiling and discoloration, tears and chipping with 1" piece missing from top of spine. Price-clipped, FFEP has glue marks where a previous owner's book plate was removed. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 17.10 X 14 X 2 inches; 416 pages; A very complete illustrated history of the British Navy, from the early wooden vessels of the 9th century, up to the modern-era dreadnaughts and submarines. Colour illustrations of flags and pendants used over the centuries is included in an app... View more info

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The Regiments and Corps of The Canadian Army Volume 1 of the Canadian Army List

By: Army Historical Section

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Minister of National Defence: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17876

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Red cloth covers with gilt titles show very light shelf wear, prev. owner's name in ink on FFEP, light discoloration edge of front pastedown ; A bright, solid book.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages; Includes Explanatory Notes; Order of Precedence; Sketch Histories of the Regiments, Royal Canadian Armoured Force; Sketch Histories of the Regiments, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps and Index View more info

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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

I Am a Star, Child of the Holocaust

By: Auerbacher, Inge

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1986

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 3438

ISBN: 0134481925

Condition: Very Good


Trade PB; Illustrated covers have some soiling, small creases, some very light shelfwear to edges and corners. An account of the author's survival of the concentration camps of World War II, during her childhood. 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