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RIBBONS OF ORDERS, DECORATIONS AND MEDALS

by Rosignoli, Guido

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780713707755
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Dorset, England: Blandford Press, 1976. 165 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; profusely illustrated in full colour. Light rubbing around the edges of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. The military awards from most of the countries of the world, including Nazi Germany, Great Britain, Empire of Iran, the United States and many… Read more
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TEN YEARS TO ALAMEIN

by Halton, Matthew

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1944
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto: S. J. Reginald Saunders, 1944. 319 pp. Brown cloth lettered in dark brown on the front panel and spine; endpaper maps. Chipping at the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks and short tears around the edges; no interior markings. The Contents are: Preface; Part One: Sowing the Wind: The Yahoos Emerge; Crusaders in… Read more
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I NEVER GOT TO BE A TEENAGER - Up the Irish and All Army Volunteers in World War II

by Skipper, Robert C.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780968094204
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Chatham, Ontario: Chamberlain Mercury Printing, 1996. (viii) 140 pp. Trade paperback format. Limited to an edition of 1,000 copies. Edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine and some minor rubbing on the covers; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams. The Contents are: A Prelude: No Chance to… Read more
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THE ART OF WAR

by Sun Tzu (foreword by James Clavell)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780440550051
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$14.95

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New York: Delta Books, 1988. 82 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Laying Plans; On Waging War; The Sheathed Sword; Tactics; Energy; Weaks Points and Strong; Maneuvering; Variation of Tactics; The Army on the March; Terrain; The Nine Situations; Attack by Fire; and… Read more
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MY SECOND YEAR OF THE WAR

by Palmer, Frederick

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1917
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto: McClelland Goodchild and Stewart, 1917. 404 pp. Red cloth lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine. Light wear on the corners; bookseller's stamp on the lower left of the front free endpaper; hinges tight; gutters intact; as probably issued, no dustjacket. The Chapters are: Back to the Front; Verdun and Its Sequel; A… Read more
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THE LAST DESTROYER - HMS Aldenham 1942 - 1944

by Mason, F. A. (foreword by Alex Stuart-Menteth)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780709032809
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$14.95

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London: Robert Hale, 1988. 206 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates and a map. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword by Alex Stuart-Menteth; In Commission; Convoy Cape Canal; With Malta in Mind; Visitors Passengers and Pets; Sicilian Interlude;… Read more
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IN THEIR OWN WORDS

by Horrocks, William

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780969768906
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$19.95

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Ottawa, Ontario: Rideau Veterans Home Residents Council, 1993. (xi) 247 pp. Signed by William Horrocks on the half-title page. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine. Wartime reminiscences of the men and women who live at the Rideau Veterans Home in Ottawa, the Contents are: Foreword by Charles Lynch; Preface;… Read more
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GREAT CANADIAN BATTLES - Heroism and Courage Through the Years

by Humphreys, Edward

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2008
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9781782127000
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London: Arcturus Publishing, 2008. 383 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a faintly creased spine; creased on the back cover; faint partial crease on the front cover; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. The Contents are: The Wars of New France; The Seven Years' War; The American War… Read more
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FOR THEIR TOMORROW

by Drayton, L. S.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$7.95

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London: Trojan Books, 1970. Unpaginated. Undated but circa 1970s. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The story of the men who, after landing at Normandy, helped to repel the Nazis from occupied Europe. The Chapters are: Farewell to Safety; Beach Landing; Bridgehead Established; Objective Gained; Attack Repulsed; The… Read more
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CANADA'S SUBMARINERS 1914 - 1923

by Perkins, Dave (foreword by Vice Admiral James C. Wood)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781550460148
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$19.95

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Erin, Ontario: Boston Mills Press - Stoddart Books, 1989. 226 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine; illustrated endpapers. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Chapters are: Days of Crisis; McBride's Navy; The CC Boats in Action; The… Read more
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THE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION - The Corps d'Elite

by Bergot, Erwan (translated from the French by Ricahrd Barry)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Paperback Printing
ISBN
9780427000111
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$9.95

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London: Tattoo Books - Wyndham Publications, 1976. 271 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Contents are: Preface by Otto of Habsburg; Foreword by Erwan Bergot; Loyalty and Honour; Part One: Eugenie 1831 - 1900: Sidi Chabel; Terapegui; Sebastopol - Magenta; Camerone; Paris; Dogba. Part Two: Susanna 1900… Read more
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SOLE SURVIVOR - Torpedo Squadron Eight - Battle of Midway

by Gay, George (Ens. George Gay, USNR)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$129.95

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Naples, Florida: Midway Publishers, 1980. 320 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white photographs. Personalized inscription by George Gay on the front free endpaper. Light rubbing on the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the author's inscription, no interior markings. The Contents are: Honor Roll; Preface; Forword by Howard Hunt;… Read more
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ATTACK AND DIE - Civil War Military Tactics and the Southern Heritage

by McWhiney, Grady; Jamieson, Perry D.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780817300739
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$9.95

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University, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 1982. (xv) 209 pp. Green boards decorated in gilt on the spine; headband; blue endpapers. Some wear on the corners with a few nicks around the edges of the dustjacket; price intact. The Chapters are: Preface; Acknowledgements; PART ONE: What Happened; It Was Not War - It Was Murder; PART TWO: How It Happened;… Read more
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AN EAST COAST PORT - Halifax at War 1939 - 1945

by Metson, Graham (with Cheryl Lean)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780075484189
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$24.95

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Toronto: McGraw Hill Ryerson, 1981. 157 pp. Oversized softcover. Light edgewear with some creasing on the upper right of the front cover and an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. The Contents are: Introduction; The First Blows; Refugees; Packed to the Rafters; This Was the Lifeline; The Toll of… Read more
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BRITISH AIRBORNE TROOPS

by Gregory, Barry

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780385042475
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$14.95

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New York: Doubleday, 1974. 160 pp. Burgundy boards lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; previous owner's name inside; lavender spray on the lower edge of the text block. Dj art by Mike Codd. Illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. The… Read more
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WOODY - A Fighter Pilot's Album

by Halliday, Hugh A.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780969070382
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$14.95

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Toronto: CANAV Books, 1987. 144 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Preface; Youth and Training; Run-up to War; The Border Skirmishes; The Wavell Offensive; Into Greece; Crete; Africa Again;… Read more
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THE BATTLE OF FORT GEORGE

by Cruikshank, Lieut.-Colonel Ernest V.D.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Edition
ISBN
9780941967105
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$7.95

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario: Niagara Historical Society, 1990. 56 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings, diagrams and maps. The Contents are: Preface: Ernest Alexander Cruikshank 1853 - 1939 by Michael Power; Cast of Characters: The British; The Americans; Niagara Before the War;… Read more
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THE DESTRUCTION OF LORD RAGLAN - A Tragedy of the Crimean War 1854 - 1855

by Hibbert, Christopher

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Printing
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Middlesex, England: Pelican Books - Penguin Books, 1963. 384 pp. Pelican Book A618. Lightly rubbed on the corners with an uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside; no other interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. The Chapters are: Lord Fitzroy Somerset; The Finest Army; Scutari; Varna; Clamita Bay; Alma; Flank March; Sebastopol; Bombardment; The… Read more
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JUNGLE ROAD TO TOKYO

by Eichelberger, Lieutenant General Robert L. - Commander of the American Eighth Army in the Pacific

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1951
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First British Edition
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$19.95

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London: Odhams Press, 1951. 288 pp. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates and maps. General wear on the dustjacket with chips, short tears and creasing; price intact; no interior markings. Written with Milton MacKaye, this is the story of the pursuit and retreat of the Japanese ground forces. … Read more
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I WAS A KAMIKAZE - The Knights of the Divine Wind

by Nagatsuka, Ryuji (translated from the French by Nina Rootes) (introduction by Robert Leckie)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First U.S. Edition
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New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1974. 212 pp. Black cloth lettered in silver on the spine; illustrated with black and white plages. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; previous owner's name on the front pastedown, mostly covered by the flap of the dj. This is a very catchy title. Apparently, Mr. Nagatsuka… Read more
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