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Military Knife Fighting

by Spear, Robert K.

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Minotavros Books
Published
1991
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Fine
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Leavenworth, KS: Universal Force Dynamics, 1991. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Paperback,126pp. Illustrated throughout. Printed in large text. About fine. "You may never need to fight for your life with a knife, but ... wouldn't it be nice to know how if you do!
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Practical Mathematics for the Army: Textbooklet No.2

by Canadian Legion Educational Services

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Minotavros Books
Published
1943
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Very Good
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Ottawa: Canadian Legion Educational Services, 1943. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo. Courses for Service Personnel (Secondary Level). Original brown card wraps, sewn and glued binding. 305 pp. Spine cocked, stains to front cover, light edge wear. Sporadic pencil notations to interior.
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Lilliput Fleet: The Story of The Royal Navy Patrol Service

by Hampshire, A. Cecil

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Minotavros Books
Published
1957
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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London: William Kimber, 1957. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Original blue cloth. xi, 204 pp. [5] B&W plates of photos, incl. frontis. Some light rubbing to extremities. Foxing to edges of text block. Interior is clean. Dust jacket is price clipped, damp stained to foot, soiled at rear.
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A Liberation Album: Canadians in the Netherlands 1944-45

by Kaufman, David and Michiel Horn

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Minotavros Books
Published
1980
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1980. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo (imperial). Based on the film "Liberation!" produced and directed by John Muller. Full orange cloth. 176 pp. B&W photos throughout. Minor bumping to spine ends. Dust jacket bumped to extremities, blue scuff to front joint, sticker ghost to rear. The liberation of the Netherlands in 1944-45… Read more
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Soldier in the Saddle

by Blacker, C.H. "Monkey

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Published
1963
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Near Fine
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London: Burke, 1963. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo. Modern Men of Action Series. Full red cloth. 191 pp. Light bumping to spine ends and corners, else fine. Dust jacket is price clipped, chipped at head, short tears to head and foot of rear, small perforation to spine. This is the story of a man who came out… Read more
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I Protest!

by Duncan, David Douglas

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Published
1968
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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New York: The New American Library, 1968. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo. First printing stated. Soft cover. Unpaginated, approx 127 pp. B&W photos. Some edge wear and spot of wear to spine. These photographs were shot during the siege at Khe Sanh, by combat photographer David Duncan.
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Kaip Jie Mus Susaude

by Petruitis, J. [Jonas]

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Published
1952
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Good
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Bad-Salzuflen: Droege ir Eggert Spaustuveje, 1952. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo. PLB Vokietijos krasto valdybos knygu leidyklos leidinys, nr. 4 (series). Text in Lithuanian. Print run of 1500. Orig. card wraps, sewn and glued binding. 223 pp. Sunning and a few stains to spine. Pages are age toned. Colonel Jonas Petruitis was a Lithuanian public and military figure. In… Read more
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Sir Sefton Brancker

by MacMillan, Norman

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Minotavros Books
Published
1935
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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London: William Heineman, 1935. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. Orig. blue cloth. xxv, 491 pp. [2] B&W plates, incl. frontis. Light staining to boards, light bumping to edges. Foxing to edges of text block. Interior clean. Dust jacket is bumped and chipped at extremities, some staining and soiling. An engaging biography about international personality and pioneer… Read more
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The Luftwaffe Fighters' Battle of Britain - The Inside Story: July-October 1940

by Goss, Chris

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Published
2000
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Fine
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Manchester: Crecy Publishing Ltd, 2000. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Full black cloth. 208 pp. Illustrated in B&W. Stain to spine head of dust jacket, mostly visible to reverse. Fine overall. The story of how the outnumbered RAF fought and defeated the superior Luftwaffe in the Battle of Britain will always be a source of fascination. Accounts of… Read more
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High Flight: A Story of World War II

by Granfield, Linda

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Published
1999
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Fine
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1st Edition
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Toronto: Tundra Books, 1999. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Martchenko, Michael. 8vo (super). SIGNED with inscription from author to title page. Pictorial glossy paper boards, matching jacket. 32 pp. Illustrated in colour. Fine condition. Linda Granfield brings history to life as she tells the dramatic story of John Magee Jr., poet and pilot, against the background of the… Read more
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The Gun

by Roads, Christopher

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Published
1978
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Near Fine
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London: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1978. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Full brown cloth. 144 pp. Light bumping to spine ends and corners. Hinges reinfoced with tape. Bookplate pasted to ffep. Dust jacket is price clipped, age toned to edges and flaps, bumped at spine ends. Edges reinforced with tape. In this expanded version of his BBC television… Read more
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Break Them Down: Systematic Use of Psychological Torture By US Forces

by Physicians for Human Rights

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Published
2005
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Near Fine
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Cambridge, MA: Physicians for Human Rights, 2005. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo (imperial). Soft cover. 126 pp. Some light edge wear, a few very small damp stains and on small spot of wear to front cover. Else fine.
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Underwater Saboteur

by Manus, Max and F.H. Lyon (Translator)

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Published
1972
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Near Fine
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London and Glasgow: Fontana / Collins, 1972. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 16mo. Paperback, 220pp. (3)ads. Light wear on spine and covers, o/w near fine. "Max Manus specialised in attacks against German ships. With home-made torpedoes, he swam out to sabotage destroyers, on one occasion living for three days under a wharf while awaiting his chance to attach limpet… Read more
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Conscience in Crisis: Mennonites and Other Peace Chruches in America, 1739-1789 - Interpretation and Documents

by MacMaster, Richard K. With Samuel L. Horst and Robert F. Ulle

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Minotavros Books
Published
1979
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Scottdale, Pennsylvania: Herald Press, 1979. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Studies in Anabaptist and Mennonite History No. 20. Red marbled leatherette boards, gold lettering to spine. 575 pp. B&W photos in text. Rubbing and creasing to edges and joints of dust jacket, a few spots of light chafing, a few short tears, flaps cropped. … Read more
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Ticket to Hell Via Dieppe from a Prisoner's Wartime Log 1942-

by Prouse, A. Robert

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Published
1982
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Toronto: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1982. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. SIGNED with inscription from author to half-title. Full black cloth. Pictorial endpapers. 191 pp. Bump to tail edge of front board, light foxing to top edge. Bumping and darkening to edges of dust jacket, some light foxing. This fascinating memoir of three years spent in… Read more
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The Execution of Private Slovik

by Huie, William Bradford

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Published
1970
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New York: Delacorte Press, 1970. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Later printing. Orig. green and black uarter-cloth, viii, 230pp. Light rubbing on spine with some markings on cloth, o/w near fine in d/w. Jacket somewhat soiled, with some creasing at spine. "Private Edward Donald Slovik of the United States Army was executed for desertion - the first and… Read more
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Rabaguena: The Father of Crocodiles

by Spanopoulo, George

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Very Good
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First Edition
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Nicosia, Cyprus: Zavallis Press. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. N.d. [Ca. 1950]. Orig. blue cloth, title and illustration of crocodile on upper front cover, 46pp. SIGNED by the author with inscription on title-page "To Miss Joan Kershaw, with the compliments of the Author..." Light wear and markings on cloth, o/w very good in d/w. Jacket darkened,… Read more
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Inside Camp X.

by Hodgson, Lynn Philip

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Published
2002
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Port Perry, ON: Blake Book Distribution, 2002. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Paperback. 375pp. Illustrated. SIGNED with inscription by author on front inner cover. Light rubbing to covers, some creasing to corners and spine head o/w near fine. An engaging history of Oshawa's Camp X, a joint Canadian-British spy training facility in Oshawa, Ontario during the second world… Read more
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Whereas and Whatnot

by Heighington, Wilfrid

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Minotavros Books
Published
1934
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Near Fine
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Toronto: The MacMillan Company of Canada, 1934. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo. SIGNED by author with inscription to ffep. Full orange cloth, black lettering. vii, 152 pp. Damp staining to fore edge and endpapers (interior clean and unaffected). Dust jacket is cropped to flaps, sunned to spine, lightly worn and damp stained at edges. A collection of… Read more
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Cassell's History of the War in Soudan

by Grant, James

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London: Cassell & Company. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to. [1885-1886] Six Volumes in Two. Handsomely rebound in modern calf-backed boards over blue buckram, red leather spine labels with rised bands and decorative compartments, marbled edges, viii, 192pp; viii, 192pp; viii, 192pp; viii, 192pp; viii, 192pp; viii, 192pp. Illustrated with 30 engraved plates and line drawings. Light staining and… Read more
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