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  • Wings For Victory: The Remarkable Story of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada by Dunmore, Spencer
    Dunmore, Spencer
    Wings For Victory: The Remarkable Story of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1994. Black boards. pp 399 + plates. Index. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48407
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  • WINNING THE RADAR WAR: a memoir by NISSEN, Jack, with A.W. Cockerill
    NISSEN, Jack, with A.W. Cockerill
    WINNING THE RADAR WAR: a memoir

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1987. Blue boards. pp 224 + plates; index. Fine in fine jacket. "Jack Nissen, a young Cockney with a genius for electronics was recruited by the British Air Ministry to work on the even newer development of radar technology. This is the suspense-filled story of the experiments, the inventive breakthroughs, the electronic eavesdropping, and the sheer good luck that sometimes determined the outcome. In 1942 Nissen volunteered for the dangerous commando mission to obtain German radar equipment at Dieppe so the British could determine how to jam it in preparation for the huge invasion being planned. Because of the invaluable knowledge he carried, he was assigned a bodyguard - South Sakatchewan Rifles - who had orders to…

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    Toronto: Macmillan, 1987. Blue boards. pp 224 + plates; index. Fine in fine jacket. "Jack Nissen, a young Cockney with a genius for electronics was recruited by the British Air Ministry to work on the even newer development of radar technology. This is the suspense-filled story of the experiments, the inventive breakthroughs, the electronic eavesdropping, and the sheer good luck that sometimes determined the outcome. In 1942 Nissen volunteered for the dangerous commando mission to obtain German radar equipment at Dieppe so the British could determine how to jam it in preparation for the huge invasion being planned. Because of the invaluable knowledge he carried, he was assigned a bodyguard - South Sakatchewan Rifles - who had orders to kill him if he fell into enemy hands. Nissen and one Canadian were the only survivors of this special group."

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48392
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  • GOEDECKE, Heinz und Wilhelm Krug
    Wir beginnen das Wundschkonzert für die Wehrmacht. Mit einem Geleitwort von Ministerialdirigent Alfred-Ingemar Berndt

    Edition: First edition.

    Berlin & Leipzig: Nibelungen-Verlag, 1940. Pictorial card covers. pp (225). Photos, reproductions (two in colour), and illustrations in text. Covers have been lamintated on the exterior; vertical creases to front cover; text paper a little yellowed; ink inscription on a piece of paper taped to inside of front cover; VG. Entertaining the troops by radio in wartime Germany.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 26407
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  • GALLOWAY, Strome, Colonel
    WITH THE IRISH AGAINST ROMMEL: A Diary of 1943

    Edition: First edition.

    Langley, British Columbia: Battleline Books, 1984. Octavo. Green cloth. pp [8], 176 + [6, Bibliography, Index, Glossary]. Maps and photos in text. Fine, clean copy in very nearly fine jacket. An almost daily diary kept by Canadian officer Stome Galloway, who was posted to North Africa with the London Irish Rifles to fight Rommel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 28710
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