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Gas! The Battle for Ypres, 1915

By McWilliams: Steel

St. Catharines, ON: Vanwell Publishing, 1986. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Clean nicely bound copy. Unmarked pages. Secure boxed packaging! Book is based on many years of painstaking research by the authros and is written to reveal three levels of actions: First, the behind-the-scenes dissension and decisions; secondly, the confusing sequence of events faced by the field commanders; thirdly, and most importantly, the trench-level views of the common fighting men of several nations. a3.

$21.00

The Pacific War Companion: From Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima

By Marston, Daniel (editor)

Osprey, 2006. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Clean tightly bound copy. Unmarked pages. Very nice! Published to commemorate the 60th anniversary of V-J Day, this work brings together the perspectives and insights of world-renowned military historians, from the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor through the release of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. k5.

$24.00

Erratic North: A Vietnam Draft Resister's Life in the Canadian Bush

By Frutkin, Mark

Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Dundurn Pr Ltd, 2008. Book. Very Good. Paperback. Book. Clean nicely bound copy. Unmarked pages. Securely packaged! "Like most of the Americans who migrated north in the late 1960s and early '70s, Frutkin was a draft dodger. In his case it was a family tradition: some of the most fascinating and powerful sections of Erratic North recount how his grandfather Simon Frutkin fled Belarus in 1896 at age 18 to escape the czar's draft." L4.

$18.00

True Canadian Heroes on the Battlefield

By Bishop, Arthur

Toronto: Prospero, 2004. Book. Very Good. Paperback. 341 pp. Clean nicely bound copy. Unmarked text. Secure boxed packaging! Accounts of Canadian soldiers who have displayed courage and dignity in battle, from the War of 1812 through to Korea..

$18.00

The Long Left Flank The Hard Fought Way to the Reich, 1944-1945
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The Long Left Flank The Hard Fought Way to the Reich, 1944-1945

By Williams, Jeffery

Toronto: Stoddart, 1988. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Book. 348 pp. Clean tightly bound copy. Unmarked text. prev. owners name neatly blacked out on the ffep. Makes a nice sound copy and priced accordingly with secure packaging! k5.

$19.00

Black & White and Dead All Over

By Darnton, John

USA: Thorndike Pr, 2008. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Book. Large Print. Clean tighlty bound copy. Unmarked pages. Securely packaged! A feared and hated editor at the New York Globe turns up dead, a mocking note pinned to his chest with an editors spike. His colleagues are shocked, certainly, but they'll be damned if they're going to let the competition scoop them. Up-and-coming iconoclast Jude Hurley gets the story and soon finds himself navigating a labyrinth of personalities and politics and covering more killings, too. Few professionals embrace their own mythology quite like journalists, and the Pulitzer Prize winning Darnton, a writer for the New York Times, clearly has ink under his fingernails. But though this rollicking newsroom farce pays homage to the fabled Front Page. m1 .

$18.00

The Irish Civil War, 1922-1923 and What It Still Means for the Irish People

By Blake, Frances M.

Nottingham: Information on Ireland, 1986. Book. Very Good. Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 71 pp. Clean tightly bound copy. Unmarked pages. "The civil war of 1922-1923 was a key event in Irish history which still influences Irish politicians, instituions and attitudes. Drawing on documents of the time, Frances M. Blacke tells the story of the war and highlights the parallels with today. ". h4.

$18.00

The Girl in Blue War Stories From Russia

By Prokich, Alex

Beamsville, ON: A. Prokich, 1996. Book. Very Good. Paperback. Book. 135 pp. Clean tightly bound copy. Secure packaging! "Concealed within these eighteen short stories lies the kernel not merely of historical fact, but of personal experience-something rare and precious in any treatment of history. Though presented as historical fiction, each of these stories embodies incidents which actually took place during what was in many ways the most awesome and tarumatic conflict in human history, the war on the "Russian Front" in World War II or, as the offical Soviet histories had name it. "Velikaya Otechestvennaya Voina"-the Great Patriotic War.".

$21.00

My Wandering Wings of War

By Ward, Stanley H.

Trafford on Demand Pub, 2008. Book. Very Good. Paperback. 550 pp. Clean nicely bound copy. Unmarked text. Autographed gift inscription from the author-Stanley Ward-to the prev. owner inside the cover. light cover crease. Secure boxed packaging! A benchmark versification in various forms, designed for the lay person, covering the day-to-day drama of a Western-Canadian lad with dreams of being a fighter pilot, and its fruition with the advent of World War II. With the support of his war diaries and a fair memory, came forth the tale of a long trail of wonder, willing, guts mid the temper of war; the good and the bad, the disquiet, inefficiency, disgust, and dishonesty all melded with valour; while at times steeped in boredom with claws of mischief and sex. o5.

$32.00