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Sir Arthur Currie: A Biography

By: Daniel G. Dancocks

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Canada, Methuen: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H2040

ISBN: 0458995606

Condition: Fair


0458995606 ix, [1], 332 pages. Bibliography. Footnotes. Index. Several maps and reproductions of black and white photos. "The battle for British and world recognition of Canadian independence was fought on the plains of Belgium and France, bought with the blood of almost sixty thousand men and won in the end by the unparalleled achievements of the crack Canadian Corps. That these troops could go from victory to victory in a war best remembered for its bloodshed and defeats testifies to the strength of character and the tactical brilliance of the Corps Commander, Canada's greatest sol... View more info

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Canadian Military History, Volume 21, Number 3, Summer 2012 - Clearing Out the Breskens Pocket

By: Goodlet, Kirk W.; Pellerin, R. Daniel; Brown, Andrew; Oliver, Dean F.; Halliday, Hugh A.; Storey, W.E.; Zimmerman, David

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, LCMSDS: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4572

Condition: Good


80 pages. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos. Features: The Geneva Convention, Medical Treatment, and the Repatriation of German POWs in Ontario, 1940-46; Canadian Counter-Battery Work in the Clearing of the Breskens Pocket, October-November 1944; An Assessment of Reinforcements to the 48th Highlanders in Italy, January-October 1944; Vimy Ridge Day, 2012; Algernon Mayow Talmage (1871-1939) - Official Canadian War Artist; CH146 Griffon Nose Art in Afghanistan; The Continuing Historical Legacy of Dominick "Toby" Graham; and more. Average wear. Date stamp on page 1.... View more info

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The Eighty-Fifth [85th] Canadian Infantry Battalion / Nova Scotia Highlanders in France and Flanders

By: Hayes, Lt. Col. Joseph; Currie, Sir Arthur W. [Foreword]; Ralston, Lieut-Col. J.L. [Introduction]

Price: $995.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Royal Print and Litho Limited: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3277

ISBN: B0046OL280

Condition: Good


B0046OL280 362 pages. Fold-out map inside back board indicates operations of the Battalion. Twenty-one black and white photographic plates (including one at page 56 not included in List of Illustrations). Lists of: Service Dates; Engagements of the Battalion; Wastage in France; Casualties; Honours and Awards. Also includes Nominal Roll of Officers, including name, address and record of service, and Nominal Roll Other Ranks, including number, name, address and record of service. "Being a history of the justly famous 85th Canadian Infantry Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders) in the vari... View more info

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Distant Thunder: Canada's Citizen Soldiers on the Western Front

By: Kennedy, Joyce M.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Sunflower Univ Pr: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 233H1600

ISBN: 0897452437

Condition: Fair


0897452437 Signed and inscribed by author on back of half-title page. 336 pages. List of sources, chronology and index. " Based on the WWI diaries and letters of the author's father, Robert Kennedy. "By mixing her father's personal experience with her academic penchant for accuracy, Kennedy has created something rare - a highly readable history." - from back cover. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A sound reading copy. View more info

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The Shadow of Vimy Ridge

By: Macksey, Kenneth

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 243A4359

Condition: Fair


264 pages. Bibliography. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "Arras has seen much of war, and this account of the city and her defence reflects the story of the British army at three crucial moments in its development." - from dust jacket. Above-average but not excessive wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A sound reading copy. View more info

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The Medical Services: Official History of the Canadian Forces in the Great War 1914-19 (1919)

By: MacPhail, Sir Andrew

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Minister of National Defense / Government of Canada: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 243H3020

Condition: Fair


viii, [2], 428 pages. Index. Fold-out map. Chapters include: Preparation for War; The First Contingent; The 2nd Division; The First Winter 1915-1916; The Field Ambulance; The Salient to the Somme; The Somme / Vimy Ridge / Passchendaele; The Surgery of the Front; Development of the Service in the Field; The Year of Controversy - 1916; Reorganization 1917; Establishment at the Base and on the Lines of Communication; The Ancillar Services; Diseases of War; Special Organs; Various Details (including poison gas); The Red Cross; and more. Heavily-worn with usual library markings. Front hinge op... View more info

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Life is an Adventure: Autobiography of The Hounourable Dr. R.J. Manion, M.C.

By: Manion, Dr. R.J.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 322G3554

Condition: Good


360 pages. Index. Tissue-protected black and white photographic frontis portrait of subject. "This arresting autobiography of a Canadian statesman and decorated Vimy Ridge veteran throws interesting sidelights on men prominent in Canadian life as well as on renowned medical men with whom the author studied." - from dust jacket. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper otherwise book unmarked with average wear. Binding sound. Above-average wear and soiling to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this distinguished work. View more info

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Canada's Day of Glory

By: McKenzie, F.A.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814A1835

Condition: Good


342 pages. "This story of Canadian victories in the great struggle, with an entertaining analysis of what lay behind them, makes up a book which will not only be immediately interesting, but will also be a strong feature in your library in years to come. Look, for instance, at the story of our boys' capture of Vimy Ridge, and think with what avidity your children will read this ten years from now." - from dust jacket. Book unmarked with moderate wear. Binding sound. Unmarked. Dust jacket bears several peripheral tears and is missing several chips but is handsome in new archival-g... View more info

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The War Illustrated - 12 May 1917: No. 143

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813A1344

Condition: Fair


Illustration Features: Heroic Middy of H.M.S. Broke; The Battle of the Coastwise Lights - how Swift and Broke beat odds of 3 to 1 - article; Nelson's spirit led them in the Channel Fight; Artillery behind the Arras Advance; Victory near Arras and the Aisne; Victors of Vimy on Ground they had Rewon; Victorious Canadians who Captured Vimy Ridge; King Albert's Men as I know them - by Basil Clarke; Scenes in the Storied Battle area of Artois; Mesopotamia and its future - article by Captain George Lloyd, M.P.; Hindenburg's Handiwork in France and Flanders; The lighter side of camp life in Egypt; We... View more info

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The War Illustrated - 28 July 1917: No. 154

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $89.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813A1348

Condition: Fair


Illustration Features: M. Kerensky, Russian Minister of War; Why Germany's Colonies are Forfeit - better the untutored savage than the Kultured Hun (article); Making Firm Hold on Vimy's Famous Ridge; Gloating Pirates give proof of their guilt; From captive Ostend to Recaptured Messines; Small screens that guard great guns; The retreat on Paris - article by Hamilton Fyfe; First of America's fighters arrive on the Aisne; Brothers in arms from East and West in Bagdad; Bad Business Methods and High Prices - Britons who profit by U-boat Piracy (III) article; Varied work for women volunteers; The Ru... View more info

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The War Illustrated: No. 167 - 27 October 1917

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813A1483

Condition: Fair


Is Belgium's Deliverance Near? - events likely to follow on the capture of the Ridges - article by Lovat Fraser; Views on the road of victory over Vimy Ridge - 2 photos; Italian Boats that went by mountain ways; Under German fire in Aisne and Champagne; Canadians utilizing the 'tump line' for carrying heavy materials to the front line; Photos of enemy ingenuity i.e. a phony hollow-tree observation post; The Victory of the Flanders Ridges - how British troops won their first sight of Bruges - article; Seven 'Somersets' capture Forty-Two Huns; Rise and Fall of the U-Boat - how Germany's blockade... View more info

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Stretcher Bearers... At the Double! History of the Fifth [5th] Canadian Field Ambulance Which Served Overseas During the Great War of 1914-1918

By: Noyes, Frederick Walter; Case, B.S.; Patterson, A.F.; Rutherford, H.R.

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Toronto, Hunter-Rose Company, Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 515H4401

Condition: Fair


[8], 315, [13] pages. Black and white photographic plates. Eight maps on seven fold-outs. Roll of Honor. Nominal Roll. "A candid presentation of the human side of our experiences - highlighting the humorous incidents and skipping over, for the most part, the darker side of the war. We hope that those who read the book may recapture some of that wonderful spirit which then existed among us; and we use soldier language in order to stimulate the rousing of that spirit." - Introduction. Heavy wear to publisher's gilt-adorned navy blue cloth. Hinges open. Openings along backstrip. Undated... View more info

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The 50th (Fiftieth) Battalion in No Man's Land

By: Wheeler, Victor W.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Alberta Historical Resources Foundation: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H2805

Condition: Good


447 pages. Index. Bibliography. Black and white photographic plates. Map endpapers. "Wheeler enlisted in the 50th Infantry of Calgary in January 1915. In August 1916 he and the 50th reached the front line in France for the first time. By then a battalion signaller, Wheeler remained in action in France, on the Somme and the Ancre, at Vimy ridge, at Ypres, and at Cambrai, for the rest of the first world war... He began to write this book in 1960. It took him fifteen years to finish it to his satisfaction. "- Preface. Minimal library markings, otherwise unmarked with moderate wea... View more info