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Image for The Journal of the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment No. 12

The Journal of the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment No. 12

By: Martin, Maj. A.J.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Canterbury,Kent, Regimental HQ: 1998

Edition: December, 1998

Seller ID: 007707

Condition: Very Good


Original illustrated softcover periodical. 120 pp. View more info

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Nomad

By: Maugham, Robin

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1947

Seller ID: 004945

Condition: Very Good


Original beige cloth on boards. DJ lightly worn along head. Previous owner's name, with no additional marks or damage. A nephew of Somerset Maugham, Robin wrote this, his second book, from his war experience with tank troops in North Africa, during which he was wounded. He was praised for his bravery in saving the lives of several fellow soldiers. 243 pp. View more info

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Combat Squadrons of the Air Force in World War II; History and Insignia

By: Maurer Maurer (Ed.)

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Zenger Publishing Co.: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011948

ISBN: 0-89201-097-5

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth on boards. DJ protected by plastic wrapper. Previous owner's bookplate. Numerous items laid in. Very heavy book will need extra postage. 841 pp. View more info

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Canada's Air Force; At War and Peace (Volume Two)

By: Milberry, Larry

Price: $80.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, CANAV Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 012501

ISBN: 0-921022-12-3

Condition: Near Fine


Blue paper boards. No writing except author's signature. No damage to book or DJ. Generously illustrated by photos and drawings. 256 pp. View more info

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RCHA - Right of the Line; An Anecdotal History of the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery from 1871

By: Mitchell, Major G.D.

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, RCHA History Committee: 1986

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006630

ISBN: 0969088116

Condition: Near Fine


Original red paper boards. No writing or damage. Interesting record of the organization of the NWMP by a few soldiers of the RCHA. Extensive text and dozens of photos. 303 pp. including Index of Names and General Index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Uniforms of the American Revolution; In Color

By: Mollo, John

Price: $23.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Sterling Publishing Col: 1991

Seller ID: 007936

Condition: Near Fine


Original dark blue softcover in excellent, clean condition. Pages and pages of color plates show every imaginable faction's uniform, as well as flags and weapons ! ISBN 0-8069-8240-3. 228 pp. View more info

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The Struggle for Guadalcanal, August 1942 - February 1943

By: Morison, Samuel Eliot

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1959

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005333

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Volume V of the History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. Price-clipped DJ with no other damage and no writing. Admiral William F. Halsey is pictured in the frontispiece. Morison, a renowned Harvard historian, was commissioned by President Roosevelt to write the series, in the process of which he entered active service and served on eleven different ships. King Solomon's Isles, The Battle of Savo Island, Three Weeks on Guadalcanal, The Battle of the Eastern Solomons, Attrition Tactics, The September Crisis, Fighting Along the Matanikau... View more info

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The Breed of Manly Men; The History of the Cape Breton Highlanders

By: Morrison, Alex / Slaney,Ted

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Sydney, N.S., Canadian Institute of Strategic Studies/ Cape Breton Highlanders Assoc.: 1994

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002460

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth brilliantly lettered in gilt. DJ missing small piece at tail of backstrip and taped repairs inside. Minor light tea stains to edges only. No names or other writing. 411 pp. View more info

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Ministers and Generals; Politics and the Canaduan Militia, 1868-1904

By: Morton, Desmond

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1970

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008807

Condition: Near Fine


Original scarlet cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. No writing or damage. Historian Desmond Morton needs no introduction to Canadian readers. Here he tackles the impossible attempt by Canadian policy makers to appoint a British colonel to command the Canadian militia. Finally, after 30 years and attempts by eight British officers, Canada changed the Militia Act to allow a Canadian commander. 257 pp. View more info

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Ill Met By Moonlight

By: Moss, W. Stanley

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008029

Condition: Near Fine


Original black cloth decorated in red and silver on boards. Previous owner's brief note. No damage. In 1944, the Germans controlled the Greek Island of Crete. A small group of British commandos hatched a plan to kidnap the German general in charge. When he was transferred, they settled for his successor, General Kreipe, whom they transported to Cairo, where he was turned over to the British forces. One internet reference suggests that members of Kreipe's detachment were glad to see him go ! 214 pp. View more info

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The Regiment

By: Mowat, Farley

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart, Limited: 1955

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 012596

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth on boards. No writing except notes on last free endpaper. Farley Mowat grew up with the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, named for adjoining counties in Ontario. His father, Angus Mowat, had been a librarian in Trenton and Belleville and had served in both World Wars as well as the Regiment. It was September 2, 1939, when the word came down: "Lt.- Col. S. Young - KM2 -Mobilize."- P. 2. If this book appeals you will want to read And No Birds Sang (1980) as well as My Father's Son (1992), which explore Farley's military career with special emphasis upon his relationship w... View more info

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Gauntlet to Overlord; The Story of the Canadian Army

By: Munro, Ross

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Hurtig: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012302

ISBN: 0-88830-061-1

Condition: Very Good


A clean, sound reprint. No writing or damage. 477 pp. View more info

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The Red Vineyard

By: Murdoch, Rev. B.J.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Torch Press: 1923

Seller ID: 012611

Condition: Good to Very Good


Library stamps and card pocket (removed) , but clean and odour-free. 313 pp. Chaplain Murdoch was attached to the North Shore Regiment. Due to PTSD, or Shell Shock, he spent the last half of his life in solitude. View more info

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Joshua Barney; Hero of the Revolution and 1812

By: Norton, Louis Arthur

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 2000

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 011886

ISBN: 1-55750-490-3

Condition: Near Fine


Purple paper boards backed in black cloth. Library of Naval Biography. No writing or damage. Protected by mylar wrap over DJ. Little-known, but played important parts in 1776 and 1812. 226 pp. with index and bibliography. View more info

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America at War

By: Osborne, Professor W.F.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Musson Book Company, Limited: 1917

Seller ID: 003506

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dark green cloth with gilt lettering on boards. Foggy spots on cover. Three leaves wrinkled, but easily readable. No writing. A Special Correspondent's report on America's preparation to enter the war. 196 pp. View more info

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Brassey's Infantry Weapons of the World 1950-1975

By: Owen, Major General J.I.H. (Ed.)

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Bonanza Books: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005448

Condition: Very Good


Original dark grey paper boards backed in brown cloth. Infantry weapons and combat aids in current use by the regular and reserve forces of all nations.323 pp. with index. View more info

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The Cross of Carl

By: Owen, Walter

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Co.: 1931

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005360

Condition: Very Good


Original orange cloth on boards. Internet reviews of this book describe it as one of the most gruesome and frightening stories imaginable. Based on World War I, it reminds me of the worst features of stories like 1984 and On the Beach. Gift note, with no other writing and no damage. 100 pp. View more info

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Britain's Role of Glory; Or, The Victoria Cross, Its Heroes and Their Valour

By: Parry, D.H.

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company, Limited: 1895

Seller ID: 009672

Condition: Good Plus


Bright red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on boards. 412 Victoria Crosses were won between Crimean and Baltic campaigns of 1854 and Chitral in 1895. The author gives a fast-moving account of each successive battle. 368 pp. Corner tip wear. Hinges cracked and tender. Heavy book will need more than "default" postage. View more info

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Aerial Firepower

By: Peacock, Lindsay

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Salamander:

Seller ID: 000310

ISBN: 0 86101 430 8

Condition: Fair


Original grey paper over boards, with pictorial DJ. Due to its weight, text block has pulled away from spine some time ago. The ensuing repair left the text block flush with covers at bottom edge. 158 pp. View more info

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World War II in Photographs

By: Pimlott, John

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Royce Publications: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011832

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. Photographs emphasize the inhumanity of war. Laid in are photos clipped from other WW II publications. 192 pp. with Bibliography. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info