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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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A Soldiers View The Personal Photographs of Canadians at War 1939-1945

By: Heathcote, Blake

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada, Limited: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18364

ISBN: 0385660006

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 9.10 X 7.10 X 0.90 inches; 324 pages; Heathcote traveled the country interviewing Canadian WWII veterans and with the photos he received from them he put together a memorial in pictures. In this book he honours all the branches of the Canadian armed forces who served in WWII. View more info

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H69644

By: Newman, Lewis C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Self Published: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19398

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 169 pages; Newman served with an artillery regiment in WWII. The young Winnipeg man promised his mates he would write a book about his experiences and, with the aid of the many letters he had written his wife to help his memory, he was able to produce a very entertaining account. View more info

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We Were There; The Army - #6 A Record for Canada

By: Portugal, Jean E.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Shelburne, ON, The Royal Canadian Military Institute: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17867

ISBN: 1552460509

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear, scuffing, creased across top edge because the dustjacket is too tall for the book ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; We Were There - Volume 6; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 463+ pages; This is number 6 of 7 volumes dealing with the Canadian armed forces during WWII, one devoted to the Navy, five to the various facets of the Army and one to the RCAF. This volume covers the various support units involved during the D Day operation. It includes sections on the Engineers, the General Staff, the Service Corps, the Signal Cor... View more info

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In This Sign

By: Steven, Walter T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18227

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


DJ shows heavy shelf wear, with tears and chipping, torn own front spine, tape repaired tear front panel. Previous owner's name in FFEP along with owner's bookplate. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Dust jacket stabilized in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 182 pages; This history of the Canadian Army Chaplain Service looks briefly at WWI but mainly deals with its history since 1939. Areas covered are the period of waiting in England before Canadian troops were deployed, the raids, the Mediterranean, D-Day and its aftermath. View more info

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The Future is Ours... Not Hitler's - Second and Third Series

By: Templeton, R.J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Vancouver Breweries Limited: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18200

Condition: Very Good


Covers show shelf wear with some staining, small tears. Previous owner's name on title page. ; A tight solid book, green paper covers. ; Unpaginated pages; At a low point for the Allies early in WWII, an agreement was made whereby Vancouver Breweries Ltd donated their advertising budget to have a series of 26 articles appear in a Vancouver newspaper - articles which educated the general public about the dire situation Britain and her allies faced and the part Canada played. This first series which appeared June 15th to December 11th 1940 was so well received that it was bound in booklet form a... View more info

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For King and Country Alberta in the Second World War

By: Tingley, Kenneth W.

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Provincial Museum of Alberta: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18710

ISBN: 1895073812

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Signed by Editor; DJ and boards show light shelf wear, DJ has 1/2" tear at bottom near spine. ; Signed by the Editor on title page. A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 364 pages; In honour of the 50th anniversary of the end of WWII, the Provincial Museum of Alberta created a travelling exhibit to go to a number of communities. They hired Tingley to edit this book which complemented the exhibit. It honours those who served and those who remained at home in support. View more info

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Vokes, My Story

By: Vokes, Chris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Distributed By Canada's Wings: 1985

Edition: Memorial Edition

Seller ID: 19053

ISBN: 0969210906

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Illustrated boards show some shelf wear.; A bright solid book, glossy pictorial paper covered boards. It seems both the paperback and hardcover have the same ISBN. This is the hardcover which was published posthumously. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.4 X 5.6 X 0.7 inches; 233 pages; "Major General Christopher Vokes CB, CBE, DSO, CD (13 April 1904 – 27 March 1985) was a senior Canadian Army officer who fought in World War II. He commanded the 2nd Canadian Infantry Brigade during the Allied invasion of Sicily. Promoted to major-general, he led the 1st Canadian Infantry Division through several bat... View more info