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Miracle At Midway: Sequel to At Dawn We Slept

by Prange, Gordon W. With Donald M. Goldstein and Katherin V. Dillon

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Published
1983
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Very Good
ISBN
9780140068146
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New York: Penguin Books Limited, 1983. Trade Paper format. Illustrated card covers. Miracle At Midway is a sequel to "At Dawn We Slept" the untold story of Pearl Harbor. The contents provide: Introduction, Preface, Key Personnel, Forty-two informative chapters, Appendix, Index and a List of Illustrations ( six figs of photographs, maps and air attack group track chart). The… Read more
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Berlin Diary. The Journal Of A Foreign Correspondent 1934-1941

by Shirer William L

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Published
1988
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780316787048
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1988. Trade Paper format. Photo illustrated card covers. Foreword by William L Shirer. The contents : Part I- Prelude To War, Part II- The War. An index supplied. "Berlin Diary" made history as" the most complete news report yet to come out of wartime Germany" when it first apeared in 1941. A compelling… Read more
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Valour Remembered. Canada and The Second World War 1939-1945

by Giesler, Patricia

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Published
1981
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Fine
ISBN
9780662516514
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Ottawa: Department of Veterans Affairs, 1981. Illustrated card covers. Oblong format. Text in English and French. A brief history of Canada's effort in the war on land, sea and air. The Battle of Britain, The Battle of the Atlantic, Hong Kong, Dieppe, Normandy to the Netherlands. Illustrated with maps and photos. List of Victoria Cross Winners. . Cover: 'Carrier Convoy… Read more
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Patton's Gap. An Account of the Battle of Normandy 1944

by Rohmer, Richard

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1981
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780853681182
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$18.50

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London: Arms and Armour Press, 1981. Major-General Richard Rohmer vividly recreates many of the central 'theatres of action' from the Battle of Normandy. Drawing on his own experiences as a reconnaissance pilot over Normandy, as well as his years as a military commander and analyst, Rohmer follows many of the events leading up to the creation and resolution of… Read more
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The Veterans' Years. Coming Home From The War

by Broadfoot Barry

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Published
1985
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780888944733
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Vancouver/Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 1985. Trade Paper format. Illustrated card covers.Preface by Barry Broadfoot. More than 900,000 Canadians spent WWII in the Army, Navy and Air Force; they returned to a Canada they scarcely knew. Forty years later Barry Broadfoot, himself a veteran, interviewed scores of veterans, men and women, in every part of the country. This is their story,… Read more
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Canada's Navy. A Wings Magazine Commemorative Issue

by Wings Magazine

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Published
1985
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Very Good
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Calgary: Corvus Publishing Group Ltd, 1985. Magazine. Many interesting articles, photographs in colour and b/w, ads, etc. 194 printed pages. A message from the Minister of Defence (Erik Nielson) and a message from the Chief of Defence Staff General G.C.E. Therialt). A message from the Commander of Maritime Vice-Admiral J.C. Wood opens this history-filled special edition celebrating… Read more
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Valour Remembered. Canada and The First World War

by Giesler, Patricia

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Published
1995
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Fine
ISBN
9780662501084
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Ottawa: Department of Veterans Affairs, 1995. Illustrated card covers..Oblong format. Published in commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Armistice of the First World War. A brief history of Canada's involvement in the war on land, sea and air, Passchendaele, the Somme, Vimy and Ypres. Illustrated with photos and maps. Text in English and French.. Cover: 'The Return… Read more
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With Kitchener To Khartum

by Steevens G.W

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Published
1899
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Very Good
Edition
Peoples Edition
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Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1899. G.W. Steevens author of "Egypt In 1898", " The Land of The Dollar", " With The Conquering Turks", etc. This is the Peoples Edition of 'With Kitchener To Khartum with Plans'. 1899 in Roman Numerals to title page. Note and Note to First Edition provided. The contents give thirty-six chapters. Six sketch… Read more
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They Were Expendable

by White W.L

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Published
1942
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Good Plus
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BOMC Edition
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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1942. The tragic panorama of the Philippine Campaign - the hopeless and the flaming courage around America's little Dunkirk. This is the true fighting accounts of four survivors of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron Three - a grim and brave story. The four men already known throughout the nation were Bulkeley, Kelly, Akers and… Read more
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Tarnished Brass : Crime and Corruption in the Canadian Military

by Taylor, Scott and Brian Nolan

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Published
1996
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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9781895555936
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Toronto Canada: Lester Publishing Limited, 1996. In this provocative book former soldier Scott Taylor and veteran author Brian Nolan blow the lid off crime and corruption in the Canadian high command, and attempt to restore some glory to this tarnished institution. A section of photographs on coated stock and index provided. Name to ffep. A clean bright copy.. First… Read more
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Air Force : The Dramatic Story of The Army Air Force in The South Pacific

by Watson John O

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Published
1943
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Very Good
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, 1943. Copyright 1943 by Warner Bros Pictures Inc. Novelization by John O Watson from the screen play by Dudley Nichols. "Air Force" was born of a meeting between Jack L. Warner, and General H.H. Arnold, Chief of the United States Army Air Force. Out of this meeting grew the story of a Boeing… Read more
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Defiance At Sea. History's Greatest Naval Battles

by Guttman, Jon

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Published
2004
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Near Fine
ISBN
9781898799771
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London: Rigel, 2004. Defiance At Sea -Dramatic Naval War Action. Experience fourteen breathtaking naval battles, as brave sailors defy daunting odds and the cruel sea itself. From Grenville and Nelson;s heriocs against the Spanish, to the crucial sea battles of WWII and the hunt for an Argentinian submarine in the Falklands, Four hundred years of war at sea are brought… Read more
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Corvettes Canada. Convoy Veterans of WWII Tell Their True Stories

by Johnston, Mac

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Published
1994
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780075513810
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$30.00

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Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1994. "In Corvettes Canada, I have tried to create a layman's history of these warships. I follow our corvettes from start to finish and go beyond the crucial North Atlantic convoy escort role to explore their many other theaters of operations and duties. The result is a book that relates some of the experiences of more than… Read more
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Against The Fires Of Hell. The Environmental Disaster of the Gulf War

by Hawley, T. M

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Published
1992
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780151039692
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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, 1992. T.M. Hawley spent more than a month in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia during 1991, investigating the Gulf War's environmental aftermath. Carefully documented, and relying also on firsthand information this book presents a powerful case against war as an option in the modern age. A bright book in a photo illustrated, price-intact… Read more
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Make A Signal!

by Broome, Jack

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Published
1956
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Very Good
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London: Putnam, 1956. Reprint of the 1955 Second Impression. Make A Signal! by Captain Jack Broome D.S.C. R.N and illustrated by the author. A collection of signals, famous and infamous, made in, to, or about the Royal Navy. This is the Navy talking by flags, lamps, and radio; the RN's private and intimate diary of messages. An exciting mixture of… Read more
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Jump For It! Stories of The Caterpillar Club

by Bowman, Gerald

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Published
1955
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First Edition
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London: Evans Brothers Limited, 1955. A collection of true stories of men who owe their lives to a parachute descent. Gerald Bowman, an ex-Squadron Leader, shows that, while a jump from a doomed aircraft may offer a chance of evading death, it brings its own peculiar terror and danger. A generous list of illustrations provided. The Caterpillar Club, was founded… Read more
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Leopard: The Story of My Horse

by Ansell, Colonel Sir Michael. Foreword By H.R.H. Prince Charles of Wales, K.G

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Published
1980
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Impression
ISBN
9780903021173
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England: Quartilles International, 1980. The contents provide a generous "List of Photographs and Illustrations", a Foreword by H.R.H. Prince Charles of Wales, K.G. , Fifteen Chapters, Epilogue, Glossary and Index. Colonel Sir Michael Ansell, C.B.E., D.S.O - one of England's most exceptional horsemen. The Prince of Wales writes: " Not only is this a touching story of a relationship that… Read more
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Tender Loving Care: The Uninhibited Memoirs of Two Air Force Nurses

by Moura, Joni and Jackie Sutherland

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Published
1969
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Very Good
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First Edition, First Printing Stated
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USA: Bartholomew House Ltd Publishers, 1969. Illustrated by Bill Wenzel whose work can be found through the pages of 'Esquire" and other leading publications. Joni Moura and Jackie Sutherland have described the rollicking actual experiences of girls who are irrepressibly human, both in and out of uniform. From training school days, through every conceivable situation in today's Armed Forces, this… Read more
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There's No Wife Like It

by Taylor, Dianne J

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1985
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780919749061
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Victoria, Canada: Braemar Books Ltd., 1985. Illustrated card covers. Much has been written about the proud exploits of Canada's Navy but generally from a male viewpoint, this takes a refreshingly different approach,presenting the Navy as seen through the eyes of women married to Canadian sailors past and present. Chapter-opening sketches in b/w by Stan Davison. 75th anniversary tribute to… Read more
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What Became of Corporal Pittman?

by Cave, Joy B

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1976
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First Edition
ISBN
9780919948235
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Newfoundland: Breakwater Books Limited, 1976. This is the story of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment in World War I and its most tragic and glorious moments - July 1st at Beaumont Hamel. In half an hour this entire regiment was cut down by German machine gun fire till only a handfull of men remained. This book is also an attempt to… Read more
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