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Image for Time Magazine October - December 1945; Vol. XLVI - Numbers. 14-27

Time Magazine October - December 1945; Vol. XLVI - Numbers. 14-27

By: N/A

Price: $44.95

Publisher: New York, Time Magazine: 1945

Seller ID: 12129


Light wear to the green cloth covered boards and the spine labels, some water damage to to magazine covers. Pages tanned ; A tight solid book. Green cloth covered boards with red and black spine labels. This is the bound collected edition containing issues from October to December 1945 ; 1.5 x 10.6 x 8 Inches; World War II is over and the participants start the healing process. Time Magazine gives us a view into the lives of the rich & powerful as well as those of avera... View more info

Image for The Jungle War  Mavericks, Marauders, and Madmen in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II

The Jungle War Mavericks, Marauders, and Madmen in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II

By: Astor, Gerald

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New Jersey, John Wiley & Sons: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15783


Bottom for corner lightly bumped. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 9.30 X 6.20 X 1.50 inches; 392 pages View more info

We Landed at Dawn; the Story of the Dieppe Raid

By: Austin, Alexander Berry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Co: 1943

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 11929


Price clipped DJ is worn, chipped and creased with tape repaired tears, previous owner's name on FFEP, light wear to orange cloth covered boards, top fore corner lightly bumped ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; 217 pages; Austin, a 'correspondent of the London Daily Herald, trained with the men.. sat in with unit commanders as they talked over details of the operation, and landed with a commando unit that demolished a key gun position of the enemy. From his own knowle... View more info

Image for RAF Liberator over the Eastern Front  A Bomb Aimer's Second World War and Cold War Story

RAF Liberator over the Eastern Front A Bomb Aimer's Second World War and Cold War Story

By: Auton, Jim

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Yorkshire, England, Pen and Sword: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17927


As new, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.29 X 6.30 X 1.10 inches; 224 pages; "Jim Auton was posted to 178 Squadron who were operating ex-U.S.A.A.F., war-weary Liberator heavy bombers. This squadron he was based in Foggia in Italy, living under canvas without the barest of military or personal necessities. The duration of a tour at that time was 40 front-line operations over such dangerous targets as Ploesti and the Danube – few in the squadron felt they could sur... View more info

Image for No Prouder Place  Canadians and the Bomber Command Experience, 1939-1945

No Prouder Place Canadians and the Bomber Command Experience, 1939-1945

By: Bashow, David

Price: $19.50

Publisher: St. Catharines, ON, Vanwell Publishing Ltd.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18556


DJ and spine of book have a 1/2" tear. Lengthy gift notation on FFEP. The damage to the spine makes this a reading copy. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 9.20 X 7.40 X 1.90 inches; 544 pages; "The Allied bombing of the Third Reich and its allies was part of Britain’s overall war strategy to take the offensive to the enemy. It created a “second front” that bled off resources from the enemy’s Sov... View more info

Image for A Wilderness of Days  An artist's experiences as a prisoner of war in Germany

A Wilderness of Days An artist's experiences as a prisoner of war in Germany

By: Bates, Maxwell

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Sono Nis Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16669


Only light wear to book and DJ, 1" tear front fore edge of DJ. ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 133 pages; "The Canadian painter Maxwell bates is on of the few men who experienced and survived both the infamous 'long march' of prisoners of Allied prisoners into Germany at the fall of France and the equally notorious march out of Germany before the advancing Allied troops in 1945." The artist could not resist illustrating the ha... View more info

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Ardennes 1944 Hitler's Last Gamble

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Viking/Penguin: 2015

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18374


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. This is the British edition. ; B&W Photographs; 9.29 X 6.38 X 1.81 inches; 451 pages; "On December 16, 1944, Hitler launched his ‘last gamble’ in the snow-covered forests and gorges of the Ardennes in Belgium, believing he could split the Allies by driving all the way to Antwerp and forcing the Canadians and the British out of the war. Although his generals were doubtful of success, younger... View more info

Image for Vaarwel, Tot Betere Tijden! Documentaire over de ondergang van Nederlands-Indië

Vaarwel, Tot Betere Tijden! Documentaire over de ondergang van Nederlands-Indië

By: Bijkerk, J.C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Franeker NL, T. Wever: 1974

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 15616


Extremities lightly bumped; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. Appears unread. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 283 pages; "Farewell, Until Better Times! Documentary about the downfall of the Dutch East Indies" is the translation of the title from Dutch. Op 8 maart 1942 besloot Bert Garthoff de uitzendingen van de NIROM via een noodzender te Bandoeng met de dramatische worden: "Wij sluiten nu. Vaarwel, tot betere Tijden. Leve de Köningin!"... View more info

Image for The Guns of Normandy  A Soldier's Eye View, France 1944

The Guns of Normandy A Soldier's Eye View, France 1944

By: Blackburn, George

Price: $28.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17823


DJ shows very light shelf wear. Light shelf soil to bottom page edges ; A bright, solid book, DJ is crisp and clean, in protective mylar cover. ; 9.10 X 6.10 X 2 inches; 511 pages; "In the weeks after D-Day, the level of artillery action in Normandy was unprecedented. In what was a relatively small area, both sides bombarded each other relentlessly for three months, each trying to overwhelm the other by sheer fire power.The Guns of Normandy puts the reader in the fro... View more info

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Second World War Memories

By: Bowman, Phylis

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Prince Rupert, BC, Self Published: 1987

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18152


Signed by Author; Signed by Bowman on the title page. A bright, solid book. White card covers with red and blue design, stapled wraps ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 84 pages; Memories of how the war affected Canadian servicemen at home View more info

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Flags of Our Fathers

By: Bradley, James & Ron Powers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 2000

Edition: First Edition; Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 18081


DJ shows light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.10 X 5.80 X 1 inches; 384 pages; "In February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima—and into history. Through a hail of machine-gun and mortar fire that left the beaches strewn with comrades, they battled to the island's highest peak. And after climbing through a landscape of hell itself, they raised a flag.Now the son of one of the flagraisers has written a power... View more info

Image for For Your Freedom and Ours  The Polish Armed Forces in the Second World War

For Your Freedom and Ours The Polish Armed Forces in the Second World War

By: Brodniewicz-Stawicki, Margaret

Price: $27.95

Publisher: St. Catharines, ON, Vanwell Publishing Ltd.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18592


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar. Generously illustrated with B&W photos and maps. ; B&W Photographs and maps; 264 pages; "One of the darkest days in modern history was September 1, 1939, when the German war machine rolled into Poland. After a five-week struggle against a ruthless enemy far superior in equipment and personnel, Poland succumbed. But in their hearts, the Poles refused to admit defeat.Although the regular fighting on Polish s... View more info

Image for Shattered!  50 Years of Silence : History and Voices of the Tragedy in Romania and Transnistria

Shattered! 50 Years of Silence : History and Voices of the Tragedy in Romania and Transnistria

By: Carmelly, Felicia (Steigman)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Abbeyfield Publishers: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18470


Only slight wear to glossy pictorial paper coverd boards ; A bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 506 pages; "The first expose in English about the Romanian and Transnistrian tragedy and the post-war cover-up. Over 500000 Jews were killed in the Romanian Holocaust and their story has been one of obscurity in the history of World War II. This book fills a major historical gap in holocaust studies. The historical section of this book is ba... View more info

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The Iron Cage

By: Cawthorne, Nigel

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate Limited: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18521


DJ shows light shelf wear, notes in ink on front flap at bottom. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 9.21 X 6.06 X 1.42 inches; 310 pages; "A staggering 30,000 British prisoners of war "liberated" from German POW camps by the Soviets at the end of World War II were never returned home. In investigating the fate of victims of the Cold War, Nigel Cawthorne travelled to Siberia to follow their trail." View more info

Image for Excuse Us! Herr Schicklgruber

Excuse Us! Herr Schicklgruber

By: Chadderton, H. Clifford

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Ottawa, War Amputations of Canada: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15874


Signed by Author; Covers have light shelfwear, corner curl and light scuffing.; A bright, solid book.; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 184 pages; "A memoir of an officer who commanded an infantry company of the Royal Winnipeg Rifles (Canadian Army) in Normandy. View more info