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  • NICHOLSON, G.W.L., Col.
    MORE FIGHTING NEWFOUNDLANDERS: A History of Newfoundland's Fighting Forces in the Second World War

    Edition: First Edition

    Saint John's, Newfoundland: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, 1969. Thick octavo. White cloth, endpaper maps. pp (xvi), 621, [3]. Colour frontispiece + 3 colour folding maps; numerous photos in text, indexed. Small creases to fore edges of a few leaves, mild soiling to fore edges, else VG+ in jacket, no owner names. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required..

    Book ID: 28636
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  • Hartex, Pierre (pseud. of Daviault, Pierre, 1899-1964)
    Nora l'enigmatique

    Edition: First printing

    Montréal: Socie´te´ des Editions Pascal, 1945. Card covers, pp (151). A bit leaned; spine yellowed; light damp stain to lower inner margins of last few leaves; text paper yellowed; VG clean and unworn copy otherwise. This was Canadian scholar and frequent reviewer of French-Canadian literature W.E. Collin's copy. It has his catalogue card laid in. An espionage novel of Italy during WWII. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 47540
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  • MONTGOMERY OF ALAMEIN, Field Marshal the Viscount (Bernard Law)
    NORMANDY TO THE BALTIC

    Edition: First printing

    London: Hutchinson, no date (1946). Red cloth. pp (xiv), 226, including colour frontispiece map + 46 colour maps on 45 sheets (almost all folding) + 3 diagrams in pouches at front and rear. Small rubber stamped owner name, two small ink digits on front free endpaper, one in corner of title page, else fine. Thin price-clipped jacket has creases, internal repairs, chip across head of spine, small tears, flap folds browned; good. Monty's account of the conquest of Germany in WWII. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 48717
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  • BIRNEY, Earle
    NOW IS TIME

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1945. Light green boards. Yellowing to page edges, small soft bruise to lower edge of front cover, else fine. Light green jacket has the usual spine yellowing, small soft crease in bottom margin of front panel, else fine. Author's second regularly published book, the winner of the 1945 Governor-General's Award for poetry. Poetry informed by his experiences of WWII. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 43747
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  • REDM AN, Stanley R.
    OPEN GANGWAY: the (real) story of the Halifax navy riot

    Hantsport, Nova Scotia: Lancelot Press, 1986. Inscribed by Author; Fifth printing. 167 pp. Map and newspaper review laid in. Inscribed by the author. Very nearly fine. An account of the 1945 event when the navy lads got all drunked up celebrating the end of the war in Europe and tore apart downtown Halifax. ; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 41824
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  • ROHMER, Richard, Major-General
    PATTON'S GAP. An Account of the Battle of Normandy 1944.

    Don Mills, Ontario: General Publishing, 1981. Grey boards. 240 pp, photos in text. Narrow band of sunning to foot of spine, else fine, no owner names, in nearly fine jacket. Autobiographical and historical account of the Normandy invasion told by one who was there as a young fighter pilot. Claims to have the definite answer to who was responsible (Montgomery) for the Allied blunder that was the Falaise Gap.; Octavo 0773600930

    Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 17807
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  • Lottman, Herbert R.
    Pétain, hero or traitor: The untold story

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Morrow, 1985. Cloth & boards. pp 444; notes, index. Ink owner name, else fine in near fine price-clipped jacket. ; Octavo 0688037569

    Book ID: 47982
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  • Poëtes Prisonniers. Cahiers spécial de poésie 43. Tome I

    Paris: Seghers, 1943. "Huitième mille". Paper covers, pp (119). Soft corner creases to covers, text paper tanned, else a VG unopened copy. A collection of poetry by French prisoners of war in German concentration camps. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 47606
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  • Poëtes Prisonniers. Cahiers spécial de poésie 44. Tome II

    Paris: Seghers, 1944. Paper covers, pp (4), (145), [3]. Small corner tear at foot of spine, yellowing to spine and front cover, tanning to margins of rear cover, text paper tanned, else a VG unopened copy. A collection of poetry by French prisoners of war in German concentration camps. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 47557
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  • McKEE, Fraser M., Commander
    PRINCES THREE

    Manhattan, Kansas: Warship International / The American Military Institute, 1970. Quarto, 18-39 leaves printed rectos only, cerlox bound in red card covers. Photos and diagrams. Paperclip stain at top of first and last leaf, else fine. Account of the RCN WWII warships Prince David, Prince Henry, and Prince Robert. Issued as Warship International, No. 1, March 31, 1970, published by the Dept. of History at Kansas State University. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 45878
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  • KENNEDY, Ludovic
    PURSUIT.The Chase and Sinking of the Battleship Bismarck.

    Edition: First US Edition

    New York: Viking, 1974. Cloth and boards, endpaper maps. 254, (2) pp + plates. Index. Sunning to upper and lower margin of sides, else fine. Near fine jacket has one half inch tear to front panel.

    Book ID: 9801
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  • Whitaker, Denis and Shelagh
    Rhineland: The Battle to End the War

    Toronto: Stoddart, 2000. Second edition, with a new Afterword. Black boards. pp 432 + plates; index. Fine copy. Jacket has a crease to rear flap, else fine. Brigadier General Whitaker was there, with the Canadian army. ; Octavo 0773732578

    Book ID: 48769
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  • CARTLAND, Barbara (Winston S. Churchill)
    RONALD CARTLAND. With a Preface by the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill, M.P.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Colliins, 1942. Red cloth. pp 264 + plates. Index. Bookplate, page edges yellowed, else fine in bit used jacket with small chips and tears. Contains on p. 23 a short Preface by Winston S. Churchill. Biography of a young Tory politician KIA in Flanders in 1940, by his sister the best-selling romance novelist. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 44783
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  • Petropoulos, Jonathan
    Royals and the Reich: The Princes von Hessen in Nazi Germany

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. Cloth & boards. pp 524. Notes, index, bibliography, photos. Ink name, else fine in fine jacket. 1.5 kg ; Octavo 0195161335

    Book ID: 48641
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  • KONSTAM, Angus
    SCAPA FLOW: the defences of Britain's great fleet anchorage 1914-45

    Edition: First printing

    Botley, Oxford: Osprey, 2009. Quarto, card covers. pp 64, illustrated, index. Fine. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced. 1846033667

    Book ID: 45442
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  • MANGAN, Joan Helen
    SILVER WINGS

    Edition: First Edition

    Boston: Bruce Humphries, 1946. Maroon cloth lettered in silver. pp 48 + frontispiece portrait and 2 other plates . Small bruise to upper outer corners of covers, else fine. Dust jacket has nicks to head of spine and upper inner corner of front panel, VG+ otherwise. Patriotic World War II verse by a mother dedicated to her son Lt. Dan Mangan, A.C. who was killed in action Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 43994
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  • SITUATION NORMAL by MILLER, Arthur
    MILLER, Arthur
    SITUATION NORMAL

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1944. First printing of the great playwright's first book. Yellow cloth. Faint tanning to lower outer corner of front cover, small amount of cloth bubbling to rear cover; May, 1947, ink ownership name to front free endpaper; creases to the leaf before page 1 (second half-title leaf); else fine, and quite bright externally. The mustard dust jacket is only fair - large chips to front panel with loss of a few letters; spine is a little darkened with chips and tears to tips; rear panel h as some dust soiling, a short tear, and a shallow chip; price-clipped. Sent by Hollywood to gather material for an "honest" film about American soldiers in training camps,…

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    New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1944. First printing of the great playwright's first book. Yellow cloth. Faint tanning to lower outer corner of front cover, small amount of cloth bubbling to rear cover; May, 1947, ink ownership name to front free endpaper; creases to the leaf before page 1 (second half-title leaf); else fine, and quite bright externally. The mustard dust jacket is only fair - large chips to front panel with loss of a few letters; spine is a little darkened with chips and tears to tips; rear panel h as some dust soiling, a short tear, and a shallow chip; price-clipped. Sent by Hollywood to gather material for an "honest" film about American soldiers in training camps, this non-fiction book is the result of Miller's experiences. The film was "GI JOE", directed by Lester Cowan. An uncommon book.

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    Book ID: 14955
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  • POPE, Maurice A.
    SOLDIERS AND POLITICIANS. The Memoirs of Lt.-Gen. Maurice A. Pope.

    Edition: First printing

    University of Toronto Press, 1962. Orange cloth. (xii), 462, [2] pp + frontispiece portait and 3 double-sided plates. Pencil erasures to front free endpaper, else fine. Worn jacket has large chip to foot of spine, a number of tears, price-clipped. 1.5 kg parcel; Octavo

    Book ID: 5621
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  • FENTON, Edward (1917-1996)
    SOLDIERS AND STRANGERS: poems

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Macmillan, 1945. Grey cloth. pp viii, 68. Page edges and endpapers lightly yellowed, else fine. Jacket chipped and torn, good. Some of these World War II poems had been published in The New Yorker and the Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, and The Saturday Review of Literature. Fenton ran the Delaware Bookshop in New Hope, Pennsylvania. In 1942 he enlisted in the American Field Service to drive an ambulance with the British Army and later joined the Eighth Army in the fight for North Africa. Most of the poems concern WWII. Fenton settled in Greece in 1963. He wrote novels and short stories for adults but the bulk of his work was children's books. "The Phantom of Walkaway Hill"…

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    New York: Macmillan, 1945. Grey cloth. pp viii, 68. Page edges and endpapers lightly yellowed, else fine. Jacket chipped and torn, good. Some of these World War II poems had been published in The New Yorker and the Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, and The Saturday Review of Literature. Fenton ran the Delaware Bookshop in New Hope, Pennsylvania. In 1942 he enlisted in the American Field Service to drive an ambulance with the British Army and later joined the Eighth Army in the fight for North Africa. Most of the poems concern WWII. Fenton settled in Greece in 1963. He wrote novels and short stories for adults but the bulk of his work was children's books. "The Phantom of Walkaway Hill" received an Edgar award from the Mystery Writers of America as the best juvenile book of 1961. "The Refugee Summer," a childhood idyll set against the background of Greece's invasion of Asia Minor in World War I, was nominated for an American Book Award in 1982. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

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    Book ID: 43990
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  • HOPKINS, Anthony
    SONGS FROM THE FRONT & REAR Canadian Servicemen's Songs of the Second World

    Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig, 1979. Oblong quarto, card covers. pp 192. Illustrations, words and music. Tidy ink name at front, else fine. Includes many of the dirty songs. Background notes. Laid in is a small printed note that this book is not for children.

    Book ID: 45349
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