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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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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

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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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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: $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

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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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Hard-Won Victory The Canadians at Ortona, 1943

By: Christie, N. M.

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Ottawa, CEF Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15924

ISBN: 1896979408

Condition: Near Fine


Slight wear to extremities.; A bright, solid book.; Trade PB; Access to History #7; B&W and colour photographs, drawings, maps; 7.80 X 5.12 X 1 inches; 42 pages View more info

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Homefront & Battlefront Nelson BC in World War II

By: Crooks, Sylvia

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Granville Island Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 15599

ISBN: 1894694384

Condition: Good+


Some creasing and edge wear of glossy pictorial card covers. Library stamp top front fly leaf, book sale stamp top page edges ; A tight solid book. ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8.82 X 5.98 X 0.71 inches; 228 pages; "Homefront & Battlefront: Nelson BC in World War II by Sylvia Crooks chronicles the lives and deaths of courageous Canadians. It also tells the inspiring story of how the citizens of Nelson of all ages, with help from surrounding communities, marshalled all their resources and devoted their civic life for six long years to help make victory possible. Their efforts prompted som... 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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50 Years After

By: Gardam, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Burnstown ON, General Store Publishing House: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17085

ISBN: 0919431410

Condition: Very Good+


Previous owners name in ink on title page. Light edge wear to covers. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 8.90 X 6 X 0.50 inches; 142 pages; A powerful anthology of stories of young Canadian men and women who willingly participated when called upon by their country. 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: $19.95

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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The Mystery of Frankenberg's Canadian Airman

By: Hessel, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, James Lorimer & Co.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18763

ISBN: 1550288849

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ has 1/4" tear on bottom at spine area, otherwise very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations; 8.98 X 6.14 X 1.02 inches; 248 pages; "Growing up in Hitler's Germany, Peter Hessel witnessed the Allies' ruthless bombing of his hometown, Chemnitz. Nearly sixty years later in Canada, Hessel heard about a brutal, fatal beating of a nameless Canadian POW in the streets of a small town just a few blocks from where Hessel's own family had taken shelter. Who was this "unknown Canadian airman," and who were his murderers? Canadian a... View more info

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Sailors, Slackers and Blind Pigs Halifax at War

By: Kimber, Stephen

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15776

ISBN: 038525993X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight edge wear, previous owner's name on front pastedown. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 8.40 X 5.50 X 1.20 inches; 352 pages; The untold story of how war transformed the city of Halifax.Stephen Kimber recreates life in Halifax during the Second World War, a city transformed by the influx of military and civilian personnel serving the war effort. "Poorly governed and corrupt, the city erupted at the end of the war in Europe in the infamous V-E Day riots of May 1945.Halifax was the only Canadian city directly caught up in the drama, danger, death,... View more info

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Sparks of Flame

By: Krepps, Rex G.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Oliver BC, Rex G. Krepps: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18886

ISBN: 1550560263

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author; White glossy card covers show some shelf wear and corner curl, light soiling.; Signed by author on title page. A tight solid book. ; B&W Photographs; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 239 pages; "This book is the true story of some of the experiences of one of the World War II veterans, Rex George Krepps. It is also the story of hundreds, yes thousands of other veterans. This stoy tells about the working of many of the personnel of the No. 8 Canadian General Hospital, the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, from 1940 to 1946." (prologue) View more info

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Battlefields in the Air Canadians in the Allied Bomber Command

By: McCaffery, Dan

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Lorimer: 1995

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 15601

ISBN: 1550284916

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Dust jacket shows some edge wear, front flap creased ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 9.32 X 6.29 X 0.65 inches; 196 pages; "Did the Allied bombing of Germany in World War Two needlessly brutalize and decimate a terrified civilian population? Or was it necessary to force the end of the most destructive conflict in history? Dan McCaffery seeks answers to these questions on both sides of the bombsights.The importance of the bomber command to the Allied victory has always been hotly debated. In Battlefields in the Air, McCaffery sets out to ... 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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D-Day The Canadians and the Normandy Landings June 1944

By: Roy, Reginald H

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ottawa, CEF Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15925

ISBN: 1896979386

Condition: Near Fine


Slight wear to extremities.; A bright, solid book. As new. ; Trade PB; Access to History #6; B&W and colour photographs, drawings, maps; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.20 inches; 42 pages View more info