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Nagel, Paul C.
This historical biography traces seven generations of the Lee family in America, from its founder, Richard Lee, in 1640 to the death of its most famous son, Robert E.Lee, in 1870. 332pp. N.B. Inside of D/J marked. Edges of D/J slightly creased. Mark to rear D/J.
Oxford University Press, 1990, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0195053850
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Inventory #29149
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Edited By Horn,Colonmel Bernd and Legault,Dr.Roch
French Canadians have a long, proud history of serving their nation. From the earliest beginnings, French Canadians assisted in carving out and defending the nascent country. They were critical as defenders and as allies against hostile Natives and competing European powers. In the aftermath of the conquest, they continued, albeit under a different flag, to defend Canada. "Loyal Service" examines the service of a number of French-Canadian leaders and their contributions to the nation during times of peace, crisis, and conflict spanning the entire historical spectrum from New France to the end of the twentieth century.
Dundurn Group, The, 2007, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1550026933
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Inventory #17714
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Neillands, Robin
This is the story, from New Year's Day to VE Day, 8 May 1945, of the conquest of Nazi Germany in the words of those who were there. It is the follow-up to Robin Neilland's "D-Day 1944: Voices from Normandy". The story is told in the words of ordinary people: American infantry, British paratroopers, Canadian gunners, Australian pilots, New Zealand POWs and German civilians. Neillands paints a broad picture, and tells of events from the participants viewpoint: the men who flew on the Dresden Raid or fought the battles in the Hurtgen Forest, The Bulge, the Reichwald, and at the Rhine Crossing, those who made the horrific discoveries of Belsen, Dachau, Buchenwald and Dora. He talks to those who survived the concentration camps, and to Allied POWs who lived through the Death Marches from the East. Previous owners label on inside cover. 301pp.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1995, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0297815091
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Inventory #22278
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Montgomery, Bernard Law
Montgomery commanded the Eighth Army from 13th August 1942 until the 31st December 1943, and the 21st Army Group from 1st January 1944 until the German surrender on 5th May, 1945. These 2 accounts (concerned with the victorious campaigns of both Armies during the periods they were under his command) were written by him shortly after the end of the war, when they were published as separate books. The texts are taken from his personal war diaries and are distinguished by his incisive style. The whole strategy and course of these two campaigns are presented to the reader with great clarity and accuracy. There are 80 pages of 2-colour maps and diagrams. El Alamein was the turning point in the war: from that momentous battle the tide against Germany turned. During the time the Eighth Army was commanded by Monty it lost not a single action, and when Monty was transferred to Europe in December 1943, Winston Churchill wrote to him: 'The immortal march of the Eighth Army from the gates of Cairo along the African shore, through Sicily, has now carried its ever victorious soldiers far into Italy towards the gates of Rome.' In the second account: Normany to the Baltic, the Field Marshal unfolds that greater task - the planning and implementation of the greatest invasion the world has ever known - Operation Overlord. He describes the whole plan behind D Day and the Battle of Normandy. He continues with the battle for Caen and the capture of Cherbourg, the closing of the Falaise Pocket and the crossing of the Seine - through into the Low Countries and the battle of Arnhem and the famous Battle of the Ardennes. He concludes with the battle of the Rhineland, the crossing of the Rhine and the rush across northern Germany to the final surrender. N.B. Head and tail of spine and D/J spine bumped. Corners of D/J rubbed. D/J spine slightly faded. Previous owners inscription on ffep. Edges of title page marked. 421pp.
Barrie & Jenkins, 1973, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition with This Publisher. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0214669017
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Inventory #23465
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Dye, Ira
An account of the naval battle between the Argus and the Pelican, focusing on the ship's main officers. 368pp.
United States Naval Institute, 1994, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Printing. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1557501750
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Inventory #24434
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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