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Ottawa: Stephen M. Pallas [0-9694966-0-5] 1990. (4to) 183pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Title page signed by the author. Tables, notes, references, bibliography. The dust jacket is sunned at the spine and there is a previous owner's address label on the front free endpaper. "This book records the over 9,000… Read more
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Defence 88

by [Author not named]

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Ottawa: Department of National Defence [0-662-56601-7] 1989. (Mass market paperback) 138/142pp. Very good. Photographs, graphs, illustrations. "When looking back at 1988, historians may consider it to be Canada's 'Year of the Peacekeeper'". Time Period 1988. Text in French and English. (Military--Canada, Military History, Military--Canada, Peacekeepers).
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365 Days

by Glasser, Ronald J.

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9780807606155
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New York: George Braziller [0-8076-0615-4] 1971, 3rd printing. (Hardcover) 292pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Glossary. A previous owner's address label and name on the front free endpaper and title page. "These pages were not written in desperation, nor were they written out of boredom, or even, I think, to prove a… Read more
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A Keen Soldier; The Execution of Second World War Private Harold Pringle

by Clark, Andrew (Biography of Harold Joseph Pringle.)

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9780676973549
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Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf Canada [0-676-97354-X] 2002, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 342pp. Very good in very good plus dust jacket. Photographs, notes, bibliography, index. "When award-winning journalist Andrew Clark heard the story of Harold Joseph Pringle from his grandfather, he began a quest to uncover a Canadian tragedy that has lain buried for fifty years.… Read more
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Defence 89

by [Author not named]

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9780662570233
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Ottawa: Department of National Defence [0-662-57023-5] 1990. (Mass market paperback) 149/149pp. Very good. Photographs, tables, graphs, illustrations. "1989 marked a turning point in the post-war era. It was a year of revolutionary change in Eastern Europe and within the Soviet Union, and of dramatic improvement in East-West relations". Time Period 1989. Text in… Read more
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The Lost Crusade; America in Vietnam

by Cooper, Chester L.

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9780396062417
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company [0-396-06241-5] 1970. (Hardcover) 559pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Top edge stained red, chronology, notes, bibliography, index. Edgeworn, there is a previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper, a book plate on the half-title page, and the dust jacket is price-clipped. "THE LOST CRUSADE provies the… Read more
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Great Canadian Battles

by Humphreys, Edward

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9781841939629
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London: Arcturus 978-1-84193-962-9 [978-1-84193-962-9] 2012. (4to) 208pp. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn along the top. "Great Canadian Battles covers the most important Canadian conflicts of the last four centuries. Chapters include: the Wars of New France; the Seven Years' War; the American War… Read more
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New York: Ballantine Books [0-89141-880-6] 2005, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 294pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, index. The spine is lightly bumped at top and bottom. "March 23, 2003: U.S.Marines from Task Force Tarawa are caught up in one of the most unexpected battles of the Iraq War. What started off… Read more
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The Royal Canadian Legion; 1926-1986

by Swift, Diana (Photography by Jack Jarvie.)

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Toronto: Discovery Books 1985. (4to) 160pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs. Lightly edgeworn and the dust jacket has a diagonal closed tear to the back panel near the top of the spine. "The Royal Canadian Legion is an influential organization with a proud past, a vigorous… Read more
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War News; A Young Reporter in Indochina

by Anson, Robert Sam

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9780671665715
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New York: Simon & Schuster [0-671-66571-5] 1989, 1st printing. (Half cloth) 317pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. A remainder spot to the bottom edge. "He was 24, Time magazine's youngest correspondent, looking for a quick way to make his mark. So when his bosses asked him to cover the war in Indochina,… Read more
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Israel Defence Forces the Six Day War

by Bar-On, Mordechai (editor)

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Israel: Ministry of Defence, Israel 1968. (4to) 239pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Patterned endpapers, black and white and color photographs, duotone maps. The dust jacket is edgeworn and there is a previous owner's inscription inside. "With the first Arab summit meeting of 19 January, 1963, two basic but different trends of… Read more
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Garden City: Doubleday & Company 1973. (Hardcover) 228pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Photographs, bibliography, index, map. Previous owner names on the front endpaper. Locale:. (World War 2, Battle of Britain, History--England, World War 2).
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Memories of War; Promises of Peace

by Leddy, Mary Jo (Biography of John Edward Leddy; Rita Theresa Leddy.)

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9780886192549
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Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys [0-88619-254-4] 1989, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 171pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. "Memories of War, Promises of Peace is the poignant love story of two young Canadians who were caught up in the maelstrom of the war in Europe. It is also the beginning of the story of… Read more
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New York: International Publishers 1948. (Hardcover set) 314pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jackets. Dark blue cloth with silver lettering on the spine. The spine of the second volume is a bit bumped and cocked and the dust jackets are slightly toned along the spine. "Secret Documents from the Archives of… Read more
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New York: William Morrow and Company [0-688-07576-2] 1988, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 349pp. Very good in very good plus dust jacket. Maps, photographs. The spine is cocked and there is a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. "On Saturday, June 24, 1950, a Teletype machine in the code room of the State Department in… Read more
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New York: Simon & Schuster 978-1-4165-6295-5 [978-1-4165-6295-5] 2010, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 454pp. Very good in very good plus dust jacket. Photographs, sources, notes, index. A remainder mark on the top edge. "When the marines decided to buy a helicopter-airplane hybrid 'tiltrotor' called the V-22 Osprey, they saw it as their dream machine. The tiltrotor… Read more
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London: Rigel [1-898-80007-3] [2004]. (Hardcover) 192pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, maps, appendices, bibliography, index. Locale:. (World War 2, Eastern Front, World War 2).
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Ottawa: King's Printer 1945. (Hardcover) 172pp. Very good in good to very good dust jacket. Photographs, black and white and color illustrations, folding map. A closed tear running down the front panel of the dust jacket. Frontispiece by Charles Comfort. Foreword by J.C. Murchie. Locale: . Series: Canadian Army at War 1. … Read more
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Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers [0-00-200076-8] 2001, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 392pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Illustrations, photographs, bibliography, index. "In time of war, ordinary people perform extraordinary deeds. The humble become great leaders. The timid exhibit staunch courage. The fearful face death with iron nerve". Time Period 1939-1945. (Military--Canada, Military--Canada, Soldiers, War… Read more
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On the Battlefields; Two World Wars That Shaped a Nation; Canada at War, Volume II

by Benedict, Michael (editor) (Contributor MacLean's Magazine.)

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Toronto: Penguin Canada [0-14-301341-6] 2002, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 412pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs. "The sense of the heroic ordinary Canadian at war is exemplified by powerful first-hand accounts from the archives of MacLean's, including George Pearson's description of the last stand of the Princess Pats in the First World War, and… Read more
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