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  • Conrod, W. Hugh
    Athene goddess of war: The Canadian Women's Army Corps, their story

    Edition: First printing

    Dartmouth, NS: Writing & Editorial Services, 1983. Brown cloth. pp 397; photos, index. Ink owner name, else fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48172
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  • BADGES OF THE CANADIAN FORCES / INSIGNES DES FORCES CANADIENNES
    BADGES OF THE CANADIAN FORCES / INSIGNES DES FORCES CANADIENNES

    Edition: First Edition

    Ottawa: Supply and Services Canada, 1977. Card covers. Unpaginated. Leaves with plastic coated tabs at fore edges. Illustrations in colour. Text in English and French. Vertical creases to fore margins of lightly rubbed covers, with short tears internally taped; ink ownership inside front cover; VG clean and unworn otherwise. Part 1. Canadian Forces Badges; Command and Formation Badges; Base and Station Badges ; Regular Force Unit Badges (HMCS Ships/Submarines - Flying Squadrons - Radar Squadrons - Armoured Regiments - Artillery Regiment - Infantry Regiments); Groups; Establishments; Training - Colleges and Schools; Miscellaneous Units; Branch Badges. Part 2. Reserve Force Unit Badges (Sea; Air; Land; Armoured; Infantry). 2.5 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48399
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  • Ralph, Wayne
    Barker VC: William Barker, Canada's Most Decorated War Hero

    Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1998. Glossy card covers. pp (xii), 308 + plates. Extensive bibliography, index. Ink owner name at front, else fine. William Barker, the great Canadian air ace of WWI, had 50 victories and most of the medals a man could win in air combat.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 44487
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  • DONALDSON, Gordon
    BATTLE FOR A CONTINENT: Quebec 1759

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1973. Octavo, blue cloth, endpaper maps. pp (6), (247) + colour plates. Text illustrations, bibliography, index. Story of the fall of New France in Quebec. Fine. Price-clipped dust jacket has chips and tears to front panel; good.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45594
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  • BATTLE ROYAL. A History of The Royal Regiment of Canada, 1862-1962 by GOODSPEED, D.J., Major
    GOODSPEED, D.J., Major
    BATTLE ROYAL. A History of The Royal Regiment of Canada, 1862-1962

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Royal Regiment of Canada, 1962. Thick octavo, blue cloth, endpaper maps. (xii), 703 pp + 23 folding maps and one folding chart, plates (one in colour), indexed. Ink name of a member of the regiment on verso of front free endpaper, light yellowing to endpapers, else fine. Dust jacket has rubbing to spine ends and spine folds; nicks and rubbing to edges of panels; good. Fish Creek, Batoche, Boer War, Fleurbaix Sector, the Ypres Salient, St. Julien, Second Ypres, Festubert, Givenchy, Ploegsteert, the Somme, the Souchez Sector, Vimy Ridge, Dieppe, Caen, Moulines, Falaise, Antwerp. Nijmegan. 14 appendices including Roll of Honour, Honours and Awards with mention of Lieut. G.P. Kerr, V.C., and Cpl Colin Barron, V.C. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 41056
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  • Behind the Glory by Barris, Ted
    Barris, Ted
    Behind the Glory

    Edition: First printing

    Macmillan of Canada, 1992. Orange boards, endpaper maps. pp 358 + plates. Index. Fine copy. Jacket has a crease to front flap, else fine. "When war broke out in Sept. 1939, the Allied air forces had few combat aircraft and even fewer military pilots ready to fight. In December 1939, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada created the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. Most of the air crew training took place in Canada. The instructors moulded thousands of teenaged recruits into fighter and bomber pilots, navigators, air gunners, bomb aimers, wireless operators, and ground crew. They took pilots from elementary 'circuits and bumps' on Fleet Finches to the rigours of aerobatics in Harvards, navigational practice in Ansons, or gunnery…

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    Macmillan of Canada, 1992. Orange boards, endpaper maps. pp 358 + plates. Index. Fine copy. Jacket has a crease to front flap, else fine. "When war broke out in Sept. 1939, the Allied air forces had few combat aircraft and even fewer military pilots ready to fight. In December 1939, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada created the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. Most of the air crew training took place in Canada. The instructors moulded thousands of teenaged recruits into fighter and bomber pilots, navigators, air gunners, bomb aimers, wireless operators, and ground crew. They took pilots from elementary 'circuits and bumps' on Fleet Finches to the rigours of aerobatics in Harvards, navigational practice in Ansons, or gunnery exercises in Fairey Battles. At its peak, the plan adminstered 107 schools and 184 other units at sites all across Canada, operated 11,000 aircraft, and employed 104.000 men and women. The BCATP trained 200,000 air crew in less than five years."

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48412
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  • Andrews, Allen
    Brave Soldiers, Proud Regiments: Canada's Military Heritage

    Edition: First printing

    Vancouver: Ronsdale Press, 1997. Card covers. pp 511. Photos, maps, index. Ink owner name, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48293
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  • Granatstein, J.L. and J.M. Hitsman
    Broken promises: a history of conscription in Canada

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1977. Glossy card covers, pp 281, index. Ink name at front, small abrasion to spine, else a VG clean and unworn copy.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47812
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  • GREENHOUS, Brereton
    "C" FORCE TO HONG KONG: a Canadian catastrophe 1941-1945

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Dundern Press, 1997. Octavo, red boards, endpaper maps. pp (viii), 160 + plates. Fine copy, no owner names. Jacket has short tears and rubbing at head of spine, VG otherwise. Story of the poorly trained and equipped Canadian contribution to the defense of Hong Kong. They arrived just 3 week before the Japanese launched a massive attack. They fought well, but were overwhelmed. Those not bayonetted lying wounded or already killed were taken prisonser and treated in the horrible way the Japanese treated all POWs.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40989
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  • SWETTENHAM, John
    CANADA AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1969. Quarto, red cloth, illustrated endpapers. pp x, 160, [4]. Many black & white photos. Index. A good, jacketless copy. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51127
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  • SWETTENHAM, John
    CANADA AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR / La participation du Canada a la Premiere Guerre mondiale

    Ottawa: Canadian War Museum / National Museum of Man / National Museums of Canada, no date [1973]. Expanded edition (first was in 1969). English and French versions are bound tête-bêche. pp (2), (65); (2), (67), stapled, in card cover. First and last page are a coloured map. Ink owner name; light spine rubbing, VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44225
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  • BARNES, Leslie W.C.S.
    CANADA AND THE SCIENCE OF BALLISTICS 1914-1945

    Ottawa: National Museum of Canada, 1985. Large quarto. pp (4), (viii), 87, stapled, in glossy card covers. Well illustrated. Glossary. Ink owner name at front, some tidy yellow highlighting in text; near fine otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 43865
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  • Granatstein, Jack and Desmond Morton
    Canada and the Two World Wars

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Key Porter Books, 2003. Glossy card covers. pp 360 + plates. Index. Review copy with sheet laid ink. Ink owner name, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48463
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  • GLAZEBROOK, G. P. de T.
    CANADA AT THE PARIS PEACE CONFERENCE

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Oxford, 1942. Maroon cloth. pp (viii), 156, [4]. Ink owner name at front, very nearly fine otherwise. Dust jacket has a small paper label on spine, VG+ otherwise. Issued under the auspices of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs. Their complimentary slip laid in.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43919
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  • BELL, Ralph W., Capt (d. 1918)
    CANADA IN WAR- PAINT

    Edition: First printing

    London: Dent, 1917. Red cloth. pp 208. Variant with no ads at rear. Tissue guard at frontispiece illustration. Spine and inner margins of covers a bit sunned, mild soiling to covers, ink names to front endpapers, tanning to free endpapers, tissue guard creased, else a VG clean and unworn copy. Sketches of his experiences in WWI. Bell was with the First Canadian Infantry Battalion, Ontario Regiment. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48053
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  • Tripp, F.R.
    Canada's Army in World War II: badges and histories of the corps and regiments

    Toronto: Unitrade Press, 1980. Fourth edition. pp (128). Illustrated. Damp stain to lower front cover and faintly to the first leaf; corner creases to rear cover; VG clean & unworn otherwise. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.

    Book ID: 48384
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  • Granatstein, J.L.
    Canada's Army: Waging War and Keeping the Peace

    University of Toronto Press, 2004. This paper edition adds a new author introduction to the text of the 2002 hardcover. pp 519 + plates and colour maps; index. VG clean copy. 1.5 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48748
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  • RUCK, Calvin W.
    CANADA'S BLACK BATTALION, No. 2 Construction 1916-1920

    Halifax, Nova Scotia: The Society for the Protection and Preservation of Black Culture in Nova Scotia, 1986. pp 143, illustrated, index. Ink owner name at front, VG+ clean and unworn copy otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47776
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  • CANADA'S BLACK WATCH. The First Hundred Years 1862-1962. by HUTCHISON, Paul P., Colonel
    HUTCHISON, Paul P., Colonel
    CANADA'S BLACK WATCH. The First Hundred Years 1862-1962.

    Edition: First edition.

    Montreal: Black Watch (R.H.R.) of Canada, 1962. Octavo blue cloth, endpaper maps. pp (xxiv), 340, (3) + colour frontispiece and numerous black & white plates. Ink owner name at front, else fine in fine jacket. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 43846
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  • LYNCH, Thmas G.
    CANADA'S FLOWERS: history of the corvettes of Canada 1939-1945

    Halifax: Nimbus, 1983. Third printing. Card covers.pp 103. Illustrated. VG

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 50484
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