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LLOYD'S MEDALS, 1836-1989. A HISTORY OF MEDALS AWARDED BY THE CORPORATION OF LLOYD'S. (AWARDS FOR COURAGE AND EXCEPTIONAL SERVICES.)

by Gawler, Jim.

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1989
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9780969373209
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Toronto: Hart, 1989. 180 pp, 4to (11 11/16" H). B&w photographs, reproductions. Contents: Introduction; Lloyd's Medal for Saving Life (at Sea); Lloyd's Medal for Meritorious Services; Lloyd's Medals for Services to Lloyd's; Lloyd's War Medal for Bravery at Sea; Bars, Designers; Alphabetical Index of Medal recipients. "(A) complete history of the medals awarded by the Corporation of… Read more
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FOR VALOUR: THE AIR VCs.

by Bowyer, Chaz.

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1992
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9780948817571
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London: Grub Street, 1992. 548 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w photographs. Of the 1,350 Victoria Crosses awarded since 1856, only 51 have been conferred on airmen. "Here, for the first time, are the complete and accurate biographies of each of those 51 men. Though primarily regarded as a British honour, of those 51 airmen, 16 were not British-born;… 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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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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LLOYD'S MEDALS, 1836-1989. A HISTORY OF MEDALS AWARDED BY THE CORPORATION OF LLOYD'S. (AWARDS FOR COURAGE AND EXCEPTIONAL SERVICES.)

by Gawler, Jim.

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1989
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Toronto: Hart, 1989. 180 pp, 4to (11 11/16" H). B&w photographs, reproductions. Contents: Introduction; Lloyd's Medal for Saving Life (at Sea); Lloyd's Medal for Meritorious Services; Lloyd's Medals for Services to Lloyd's; Lloyd's War Medal for Bravery at Sea; Bars, Designers; Alphabetical Index of Medal recipients. "(A) complete history of the medals awarded by the Corporation of… Read more
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VCs OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR: 1914.

by Gliddon, Gerald.

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1997
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Stroud, Gloucestershire: Budding Books, 1997. 230 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H). Over 150 b&w photographs, maps, reproductions, drawings. "During the opening four months of the war no fewer than forty-six soldiers from the British and Commonwealth armies were awarded the highest award for gallantry, the Victoria Cross. In a series of fascinating biographical portraits Gerald Gliddon… Read more
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image of MILITARIA MAGAZINE.  NO. 19.  SEPTEMBER 1995.  (ENGLISH EDITION.)

MILITARIA MAGAZINE. NO. 19. SEPTEMBER 1995. (ENGLISH EDITION.)

by Constant, David, ed. (Yves Buffetaut, Jean Restayn, Ed Storey, Jonathan Gawne, Louis Delperier, Bertrand Malvaux, Philippe Charbonnier, Jocelyn Garnier, Christopher Allenby, Robert F Stedman, Martin Brayley.)

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1995
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London: Collectors Press., 1995. 50 pp, 11 11/16" H, stapled in wraps (magazine format). Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, profiles. Contents: The Canadian War Museum; Close-Up: British Infantryman, Normandy 1944; The Helmets of the French Cuirassiers and Dra gons, 1914-1915; Close-Up: DP-28 Assistant Gunner, Byelorussia 1944; Luftwaffe Combined Pilot's and Observer's Badges; Mine Detectors of the… Read more
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image of MILITARIA MAGAZINE.  NO. 22.  DECEMBER 1995.  (ENGLISH EDITION.)

MILITARIA MAGAZINE. NO. 22. DECEMBER 1995. (ENGLISH EDITION.)

by Constant, David, ed. (Yves Buffetaut, Jean Restayn, Bertrand Malvaux, Eric Lefevre, Pierre Besnard, Horia Serbanescu, Martin Brayley, Richard Ingram, John D Clarke, Francois Vauvillier.)

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1995
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London: Collectors Press., 1995. 50 pp, 11 11/16" H, stapled in wraps (magazine format). Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, profiles. Contents: British Campaign Awards for the Great War, 1914-1919; US Army Patches of the Pacfic Campaign, 1941-1945; Auxiliary T erritorial Service Uniforms: Part 1. Service Dress 1938-1945; The BT-5 and BT-7 Soviet Fast Tanks; The Romanian… Read more
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image of INFANTRY REGIMENTS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY: A COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE HISTORY, DECORATIONS, HONORS AND COLORS OF EACH INFANTRY REGIMENT IN THE REGULAR ARMY.

INFANTRY REGIMENTS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY: A COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE HISTORY, DECORATIONS, HONORS AND COLORS OF EACH INFANTRY REGIMENT IN THE REGULAR ARMY.

by Gallagher, Kenneth S. and Pigeon, Robert L., editors.

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Published
1986
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9780517614945
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New York: Military Press, 1986. 351 pp, 4to (11 1/14" H). "This book traces the distinguished history of America's Infantry Regiments as well as listing the honors and decorations that were earned during each regiments' campaigns. Each regiment is covered in comprehensive detail, including a complete historical lineage of each regiment and the individual battalions that were assigned to each… Read more
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THE BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO CANADIAN HONOURS.

by McCreery, Christopher. Foreword by His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex.

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Published
2008
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Fine
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First Edition
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9781550027488
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Toronto: Dundurn, 2008. 96 pp, square (8" x 8"). Colour and b&w illustrations. "For more than forty years Canadian orders, decorations, and medals have been used to recognize exemplary citizens for their outstanding contributions to our country and to the world. Although Canada is a relatively young country, it is fortunate to have one of the most… Read more
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COLLECTING MEDALS AND DECORATIONS.

by Purves, Alec A.

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Published
1978
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Third Edition
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9780900652455
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London: Seaby, 1978. 237 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). B&w photographs, drawings. Contents: Introduction to Medal Collecting; Housing the Collection; Making a Cabinet; Groups; Condition; Unnamed and Re-named Medals; Defective Medals; Official Re-issues; Copy Medals; Cleaning Medals; Ribbons; Building a Reference Library; Sources of Reference; Libraries, Organisations, etc.; Some British Orders and Decorations; Medals for Gallantry in Action, etc.;… Read more
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image of A GLOSSARY OF INSCRIPTIONS ON ORDERS, DECORATIONS & AWARDS OF MERIT.

A GLOSSARY OF INSCRIPTIONS ON ORDERS, DECORATIONS & AWARDS OF MERIT.

by Ross, David.

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1970
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Calgary, Alberta: Glenbow-Alberta Institute, 1970. 31 pp, 11" H - soft covers with black cloth tape spine over staples. Introduction; Bibliography; Glossary. "Due to limitations of type available, it has not been possible to include inscriptions in Arabic, Cyrillic or Greek lettering." - from the Introduction. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior… Read more
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image of CANADIAN SOCIETY OF MILITARY MEDALS AND INSIGNIA JOURNAL. SPRING 1996.

CANADIAN SOCIETY OF MILITARY MEDALS AND INSIGNIA JOURNAL. SPRING 1996.

by Steingaszner, Ian, President's Message.

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1996
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Toronto: Canadian Society of Military Medals and Insignia, 1996. 41 pp + ads, 8 1/4" H. B&w illustrations. Contents: President's Message; Convention Photos; The Oak Leaf; Bogus Badges; Transport Medal Roll to Canadians; Book Review; Hunting Tigers; Society Notices. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edgewear, small soft corner crease..… Read more
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CANADIAN SOCIETY OF MILITARY MEDALS AND INSIGNIA JOURNAL. WINTER 1998.

by Tripp, Martyn, editor.

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1998
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Toronto: Canadian Society of Military Medals and Insignia, 1998. 32 pp + ads, 8 1/2" H. B&w illustrations. Contents: Interim President's Message; Distinctions of Service for the Royal Artillery; Do I need a receipt?; Letter to Editor; Society Notices; Medal Searcher; "What is it? ". Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - one… Read more
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image of NAZI REGALIA.  BALLANTINE'S ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE VIOLENT CENTURY.

NAZI REGALIA. BALLANTINE'S ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE VIOLENT CENTURY.

by Pia, Jack. Introduction by Alan Wykes.

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Published
1971
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New York: Ballantine, 1971. Unpaginated, 8vo (8 1/4"H). Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century. "The Nazi Party was everywhere evident; and its protocol was distinguished by its insignia - witness the infinite variety shown here. You will find medals for varying degrees of valour and achievement, medallions to commemorate games and rallies, weapons with subtle distinctions implied by… Read more
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VCs OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR: 1914.

by Gliddon, Gerald.

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1997
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Stroud, Gloucestershire: Budding Books, 1997. 230 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H). Over 150 b&w photographs, maps, reproductions, drawings. "During the opening four months of the war no fewer than forty-six soldiers from the British and Commonwealth armies were awarded the highest award for gallantry, the Victoria Cross. In a series of fascinating biographical portraits Gerald Gliddon… Read more
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JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. MARCH, 1966. VOL. XLIV. NO. 177.

by McGuffie, T.H., ed. (Major N.P. Dawnay, Captain M.C. Spurrier, A.C.A. Ogg, J.P. Entract, Major A. McK. Annand, Brigadier O.F.G. Hogg, J.M. Selby, G. Derbridge, Lt-Col. R.J.T. Hills, W.A. Thorburn, et al.)

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1966
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London: Society for Army Historical Research, 1966. 62 pp, 9 3/4" H. One colour plate, 4 pages sepiatone illustrations, 1 b&w map. Contents include: Captain Henry Hanmer, Royal Horse Guards (The Blues), c.1826; The Career of Robert Craufurd in the 75th Foot; Some Medals of the First (King's) Dragoon Guards; Henry Boswell Bennett: A Victim of the Last… Read more
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JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. SPRING, 1967. VOL. XLV. NO. 181.

by McGuffie, T.H., ed. (Major A. McK. Annand, Adrian W. Preston, A.S. White, H.T. Dickinson, H.Y. Usher, Lt.-Col. R.J.T. Hills, et al.)

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1967
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London: Society for Army Historical Research, 1967. 62 pp, 9 3/4" H. One colour plate, 4 pages sepiatone illustrations. Contents include: An Officer of the 17th Lancers, c.1865; Sir Garnet Wolseley and the Cyprus Expedition, 1878; Sir Cecil Bysshopp, Bart. (Later 12th Baron Zouche) and the Parham Troop of Sussex Yeomanry, c.1798; Captain Henry Thurburn (1826-1897) 52nd Madras… Read more
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JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. JUNE, 1964. VOL. XLII. NO. 170.

by McGuffie, T.H., ed. (Maj. A. McK. Annand; Maj. P.E. Abbott, Captain R.G. Hollies-Smith, Lt-Gen Sir Reginald Savory, D.M. Schurman, Maj. G. Tylden, Maj-Gen M.H. Saward, H.G. Farmer, A.V.B. Norman, W.Y. Carman, R. Scurfield, W.A. Thornburn, et al.)

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1964
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London: Society for Army Historical Research, 1964. Paging runs 55 to 110, 10" H. One colour plate, 8 pages of sepiatone illustrations. Contents include: Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster, Bart., as Colonel of The Rothesay and Caithness Fencibles, c. 1795; Daniel Cambridge, Royal Artillery , and the Story of a Victoria Cross; Regimental Medals of The… Read more
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LE PALAIS ET LE MUSEE DE LA LEGION D'HONNEUR.

by Torre, Henri. Introduction par le General d'Armee Georges Catroux.

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Musee des Ordres de Chevalerie et des Recompenses Nationales en France et a L'Etranger, Paris, 1963. 107 pp, 8 1/4" H, soft cover. B&w photographs, plans, two pages colour plates with glassine overlay. FRENCH TEXT ONLY. The catalogue of the Musee de la Legion d'Honneur. Contents: Introduction du General D'Armee Catroux, Grand Chancelier de la… Read more
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image of ASHANTI 1895-96: A ROLL OF BRITISH AND WEST INDIAN RECIPIENTS OF THE ASHANTI STAR INCLUDING MANY DETAILS OF OTHER MEDALS EARNED, PREVIOUS AND SUBSEQUENT SERVICE, WITH DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHS AND OTHER PREVIOUSLY UNPUBLISHED MATERIAL.

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Chippenham: Picton, 1987. 145 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w photographs, reproductions, map. "The campaign of 1895 into the interior of West Africa to capture the King of Ashanti, Premph, and senior chiefs, was led by Colonel Sir Francis Scott. For this successful undertaking some 2,500 Ashanti Stars were awarded. Mainly unnamed and often detached from named medals in… Read more
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