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image of CANADAIR PRESS CLIPPINGS RE: CL-66 / CL-44 / BRAZIL.  1958.  (PRESS COMMENTS.)

CANADAIR PRESS CLIPPINGS RE: CL-66 / CL-44 / BRAZIL. 1958. (PRESS COMMENTS.)

by Canadair Limited.

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1958
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Montreal: Canadair Limited, 1958. Unpaginated (approx. 130 pp of text - versos blank) - 11" H - three metal fasteners. A collection of copies of press clippings about Canadair's CL-66 / CL-44 from across Canada (with a few from England), plus extracts from other publications including: Aviation, The Aeroplane, Flight and Industrial Aeronautics, dated 1958. Many pieces referring… Read more
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image of A GENERAL INSTRUCTIONAL BACKGROUND FOR THE YOUNG SOLDIER, 1942.  IN SEVEN PARTS.  CANADIAN ARMY TRAINING PAMPHLET NO. 1.

A GENERAL INSTRUCTIONAL BACKGROUND FOR THE YOUNG SOLDIER, 1942. IN SEVEN PARTS. CANADIAN ARMY TRAINING PAMPHLET NO. 1.

by Chief of the General Staff, prepared under the direction of.

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1942
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Ottawa: Edmond Cloutier, 1942. 196 pp, 7 3/4" H. Colour plates showing medals, ribbons, insignia, b&w photographs, drawings, diagrams. The seven parts comprise: Infantry Drill, Marching and Physical Training; Weapon Training; Application of Fire; Gas Training; Organization and Tactical Training; Field Engineering; Military Law and Interior Economy. Interior - light soiling and browning on the first page, small… Read more
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THE GREAT BADGE COLLECTION OF THE REGIMENTS AND CORPS OF THE CANADIAN ARMY. VOLUME I.

by Irwin, Arthur Bruce. Foreword by General J.A. Dextraze. Introduction by Colonel N.A. Buckingham.

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Published
1973
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Scarborough, Ontario: Military Badge Collections Inc., 1973. Three folding boards (12 1/2" H x 11" W), housing 60 facsimile cap badges of Canadian Army Regiments and Corps. The centre section contains stapled booklet (glued to the board by rear cover) with a foreword and introduction, followed by short histories of the Regiments/Corps - unpaginated (24 pp including both covers) -… Read more
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THE CANADIAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION. REPORT, 1964 OF THE ANNUAL MEETING HELD AT CHARLOTTETOWN, JUNE 10-13 OF THIS YEAR. WITH HISTORICAL PAPERS.

by Heisler, John P. And Ouellet, Fernand, Editors. Marcel Trudel, Yves F. Zoltvany, J. Mackay Hitsman, Marc La Terreur, Russel Ward, J. Hanrahan, Richard M. Saunders, C.B. O'Keefe, W.B. Hamilton, A.V. Tucker, G.S. French, Forest McDonald.

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1964
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Ottawa: Canadian Historical Association, 1964. 163 pp, 9 3/4" H. Contents (two articles in French marked by *): *Discours du President, par Marcel Trudel; The Problem of Western Policy under Philippe de Rigaud de Vaudreuil 1703-1725, by Yves F. Zoltvany; Military Defenders of Prince Edward Island 1775-1864, by J. Mackay Hitsman; *Correspondence Laurier - Mme Joseph Lavergne 1891-1893, par… Read more
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THE ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT, 1883-1933.

by Fetherstonhaugh, R.C.

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Published
1981
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Reprint
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9780969085300
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Fredericton, New Brunswick: Royal Canadian Regiment, 1981. 467 pp, 9 1/2" H. Dark blue buckram with gilt lettering/banding on spine, gilt lettering/decoration on front board. Map endpapers, b&w photographs/reproductions, maps (fold-out), color plates. Contents: The Infantry School Corps; The North West Rebellion, 1885; The Corps Becomes a Regiment; Colonel Otter's Command; The Yukon Field Force; The… Read more
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image of THE GUNNERS OF CANADA:  THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF CANADIAN ARTILLERY.  VOLUME I. 1534-1919.

THE GUNNERS OF CANADA: THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF CANADIAN ARTILLERY. VOLUME I. 1534-1919.

by Nicholson, G.W.L., Colonel.

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Published
1967
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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1967. 478 pp, large 8vo (9 13/16" H). Map endpapers, b&w photographs, reproductions, maps/battle plans, fold-out colour maps. "Volume I of Colonel Nicholson's definitive work traces the story of Canadian gunners from the days when the French used transformed naval guns against hostile natives to the intricately planned artillery barrages of the First World… Read more
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image of THE ARMY DOCTRINE AND TRAINING BULLETIN.  VOL. 5, NO. 4, WINTER 2002-2003.  LE BULLETIN DE DOCTRINE ET D'INSTRUCTION DE L'ARMEE DE TERRE.  HIVER 2002-2003.

THE ARMY DOCTRINE AND TRAINING BULLETIN. VOL. 5, NO. 4, WINTER 2002-2003. LE BULLETIN DE DOCTRINE ET D'INSTRUCTION DE L'ARMEE DE TERRE. HIVER 2002-2003.

by Graves, Donald E, Boyer, M. Robert et al, editors. (Lt.-Col. R. Prefontaine, Major Bill Beaudoin, Lt.-Col. Bernd Horn, Lt.-Col. Vincent J. Curtis, Lt.-Col. P.P.J. Lessard, Tim Cook, Sean M. Maloney, Sergeant Arthur Majoor.

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2003
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Kington: Land Force Command, 2003. 92 pp (English text); 104 pp (French text), 10 15/16" H, soft cover. Bilingual (English/French). B&w illustrations. Contents: Tactical Aviation Update; From the Canadian Land Force Command and Staff College - Conduct of the Army Operations Course - Winter 2003 Update; The Administrative Estimate in the Operation Planning Process; From The Combat… Read more
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CANADIANS AND THE VICTORIA CROSS.

by Melville, Douglas A. Project consultant: Don Revell.

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Published
1987
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First Edition
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9780920277058
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St. Catharines, Ontario: Vanwell, 1987. 93 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), glazed pictorial boards. B&w photographs, maps. Written for the younger reader, this book gives the background of the Victoria Cross, the wars in which it has been presented and a brief history of the Canadians who have been awarded this prestigious medal. Light cigarette odour,… Read more
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image of CANADA 1957-1967:  THE YEARS OF UNCERTAINTY AND INNOVATION.  THE CANADIAN CENTENARY SERIES NO. 19.

CANADA 1957-1967: THE YEARS OF UNCERTAINTY AND INNOVATION. THE CANADIAN CENTENARY SERIES NO. 19.

by Granatstein, J.L.

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Published
1986
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9780771035159
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1986. 375 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs, political cartoons. Signed by author on title page. "In the tenth decade of Canada's confederation, the expansive and unifying post-war boom gave way to rapid change and conflicting choices. These were the years of John Diefenbaker and Lester Pearson, years when Canada's culture, economy,… Read more
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image of OUR LITTLE ARMY IN THE FIELD:  THE CANADIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1902.

OUR LITTLE ARMY IN THE FIELD: THE CANADIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1902.

by Reid, Brian A.

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Published
1996
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Fine
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First Edition
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9781551250243
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St. Catharines, Ontario: Vanwell, 1996. 206 pp, large 8vo (10" H). B&w photographs, maps. "The Boer War, 1899-1902, saw the first Canadian troops sent overseas to fight. Many units of the present Canadian army first distinguished themselves in South Africa, and still proudly bear the Battle Honours earned there. This is the story of the Canadian… Read more
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image of WE STAND ON GUARD:  AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN ARMY.

WE STAND ON GUARD: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN ARMY.

by Marteinson, John. With Brereton Greenhous, Stephen J. Harris, Norman Hillmer, William Johnston and William Rawling. Foreword By General A.J.C.D. de Chastelain.

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Published
1992
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9782894290439
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Montreal: Ovale, 1992. 511 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, reproductions, maps. "This book is the first to trace the development and actions of the Canadian Army in a completely illustrated colour format. In vivid narratives, in carefully selected photographs, in some of the best paintings and drawings from the finest… Read more
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LUMIERES SUR LES FORCES DE L'OMBRE: UNE PERSPECTIVE CANADIENNE SUR LES FORCES D'OPERATIONS SPECIALES.

by Horn, Bernd, Colonel et Balasevicius, Tony, Major, Editeurs. Avant-propos par Colonel David Barr.

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2007
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9781550026962
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Toronto: Dundurn, 2007. 339 pp, 9" H. "Les Forces d'operations speciales (SOF) n'ont jamais fait partie integrante des capacities militaires du Canada. Des unites speciales ont certes existe a certaines periodes de notre histoire, mais elles ont toujours oeuvre dans l'ombre, a la limite de la reconnaissance. Elles ont presque toujours ete marginalisees. Cependant, la tragique… Read more
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HISTORIC FORTS OF ONTARIO.

by Bradford, Robert D. Foreword by Stephen D. Mecredy.

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Published
1988
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9780921341208
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Belleville, Ontario: Mika, 1988. 176 pp, 4to (11 1/2" H). Beautifully illustrated in b&w and colour with photographs, reproductions, maps/plans. Contents: Foreword; Preface; The Heritage; Ontario's First Forts: The Iroquoian Fortified Village; In Search of Souls: Ste-Marie-Among-the-Hurons; The First British Army Fort: Fort Erie; Guardian of the Capital: The Old Fort at York; Canadiens, Nor'Westers and Adventurers: Fort… Read more
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image of THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS:  ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 43.

THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS: ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 43.

by Brown, June.

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Published
1979
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9780969006701
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Oshawa: Royal Canadian Legion, 1979. 160 pp, oblong (7 5/8" H x 9 1/4" D). Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To Jim / Best Regards / June Brown". Many b&w photographs. "(W)ritten with the purpose of acquainting new members and the general public with the part the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43, plays in the community of… Read more
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image of 75TH ANNIVERSARY NAVAL SERVICE OF CANADA:  A PICTORIAL HISTORY.

75TH ANNIVERSARY NAVAL SERVICE OF CANADA: A PICTORIAL HISTORY.

by Cranston, Bobby.

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Published
1985
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9780969217800
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Halifax, Nova Scotia: 75th Anniversary Publishing Company, 1985. Unpaginated, oblong 8vo (8 1/2" H x 10 1/4" D). 162 b&w photographs, with captions. A pictorial history of Canada's Navy from 1910 to 1985, showing ships and the men who sailed on them - some short introductory and biographical notes. Dust jacket has light edge wear at top/bottom… Read more
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FORESTERS: THE CANADIAN QUEST FOR PEACE.

by Brown, Brian A. Foreword by H.R.H. Princess Anne.

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Published
1991
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First Edition
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9781550460179
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Erin, Ontario: Boston Mills Press, 1991. 176 pp, 10 1/2" H. B&w photographs, maps, reproductions. Contents: Foreword - On Guard For Thee; Dedication - To the Grey and Simcoe Foresters; Prologue - The Canadian Quest for Peace; Introduction; Revolution Aborted; The Peaceable Kingdom; The Fenian Threat; Invasion Thwarted; Causes of Rebellion; Civil War Averted; The War to… Read more
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ROYAL CANADIAN MILITARY INSTITUTE YEAR BOOK 1990.

by Allinson, Sidney, editor. Murray E. Buckstein, Gregory Loughton. President's Report by LCol G.I. Mathieson.

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1991
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Toronto: Royal Canadian Military Institute, 1991. 48 pp, 10 15/16" H. B&w and colour photographs. Contents: Patrons, Officers, Directors, Committee Chairmen, and Trustees; Past Presidents, 1890-1990; President's Report; Board of Directors 1990; 1990: A Momentous Year at the RCMI; History of the RCMI Museum; Lt Col G.K. (Ken) Bell; Our Centenary Year in Photos; Committee Reports (Centenary /… Read more
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image of THE QUEEN'S OWN RIFLES OF CANADA:  A HISTORY OF A SPLENDID REGIMENT'S ORIGIN, DEVELOPMENT AND SERVICES, INCLUDING A STORY OF PATRIOTIC DUTIES WELL PERFORMED IN THREE CAMPAIGNS.

THE QUEEN'S OWN RIFLES OF CANADA: A HISTORY OF A SPLENDID REGIMENT'S ORIGIN, DEVELOPMENT AND SERVICES, INCLUDING A STORY OF PATRIOTIC DUTIES WELL PERFORMED IN THREE CAMPAIGNS.

by Chambers, Ernest J., Captain, R.O.

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Published
1901
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Toronto: E.L. Ruddy, 1901. 156 pp + i - lviii of contemporary advertisements, 11 5/8" H - this book has been rebound in dark green buckram with the title in gold on spine and front board and the Q.O.R. insignia from the original binding affixed to the lower corner of the front board. Floral endpapers, b&w photographs, drawings. … Read more
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image of THE BOOK OF WAR LETTERS:  100 YEARS OF PRIVATE CANADIAN CORRESPONDENCE.

THE BOOK OF WAR LETTERS: 100 YEARS OF PRIVATE CANADIAN CORRESPONDENCE.

by Grescoe, Audrey and Grescoe, Paul, editors.

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2003
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9781551991054
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2003. 455 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). "(I)ncludes private correspondence from the battle and home fronts during a century of war and peacekeeping, from South Africa in 1899 to Afghanistan in 2002. These are letters that truly illuminate - that explore the deepest feelings and frankest opinions and describe the bitter reality of… Read more
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CANADIAN MILITARY HISTORY. WINTER 2009. VOLUME 18, NUMBER 1.

by Sarty, Roger, editor. Terry Copp; John Maker; Patrick Dennis; Gareth Newfield; Laura Brandon; J.L. Granatstein; Sean M. Maloney; Ken Reynolds.

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2009
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Waterloo, Ontario: Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2009. 80 pp, 11" H (magazine format). B&w photographs, maps, reproductions. Contents: To the Last Canadian?: Casualties in 21st Army Group; The Essex Scottish Regiment in Operation Atlantic: What went Wrong?; A Canadian Conscript Goes to War - August 1918: Old Myths Re-examined; Naval… Read more
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