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THE CANADIAN SUBMARINE SERVICE IN REVIEW., Perkins, J. David.
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MIDGET SUBMARINES OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR., Kemp, Paul.
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THE ARMED YACHTS OF CANADA., McKee, Fraser M.  Foreword by Vice-Admiral D.N. Mainguy.
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CANADA'S FIGHTING SHIPS. HISTORICAL PUBLICATION 12.  CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM., Macpherson, K.R.
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FRIGATES OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY 1943-1974., Macpherson, Ken.  Foreword by C. Ian P. Tate.
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WARSHIPS OF THE GREAT LAKES 1754-1834., Malcomson, Robert.
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NELSON'S FAVOURITE:  HMS AGAMEMNON AT WAR 1781-1809., Deane, Anthony.
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SASKATCHEWAN HISTORY.  VOL. XXXVII NO.s 1, 2 & 3.  (WINTER, SPRING, AUTUMN 1984).  PLUS INDEX., Oliver, E.H.; Bloomfield, G.T.; Feather, Joan; Matthews, Vincent L.; Glen Makahonuk; Neufeld, David; Ronaghan, Allen; Thomas F. Schilz; Spinks, J.W.T.; Goldsmith, Violet.
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SASKATCHEWAN HISTORY.  VOL. XXIV NO.s 1, 2 & 3.  (WINTER, SPRING, AUTUMN 1971).  PLUS INDEX., Thomas, Lewis H.; Huel, Ray; Crone, Ray; Bocking, D.; Stuart, Kent; Denney, C.D.; Russel, P.A., Lalonde, A.N.
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SASKATCHEWAN HISTORY.  VOL. XXI NO.s 1, 2 & 3.  (WINTER, SPRING, AUTUMN 1968).  PLUS INDEX., Turner, A.R.; Fergusson, C.B.; Pohrechy, Z.S; Jones, T.E.H.; Morgan, E.C.; Jackman, S.W.; Bowsfield, H.; Calderwood, W.; Roy, R.H.
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THOMAS DAVIES IN EARLY CANADA., Hubbard, R.H., edited with introduction by.
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POVUNGNITUK.  THEMATIC CATALOGUE / CATALOGUE THEMATIQUE., Sivuak, Paulosie, et al.
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JABBERWOCKY.  FROM 'THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS'., Carroll, Lewis.  Illustrated by Graeme Base.
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HOPE IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS:  A PERSONAL CHRONICLE OF VANISHED BIRDS., Cokinos, Christopher.
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THE A-B-C OF AVIATION., Page, Victor W., Captain.
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THE LAYS OF BELERIAND.  THE HISTORY OF MIDDLE-EARTH VOLUME 3., Tolkien, J.R.R. / Tolkien, Christopher.  Commentary by C.S. Lewis.
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SPLENDOUR AT COURT:  DRESSING FOR ROYAL OCCASIONS SINCE 1700., Arch, Nigel and Marschner, Joanna.
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