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STORMS OF CONTROVERSY:  THE SECRET AVRO ARROW FILES REVEALED., Campagna, Palmiro.
1 Campagna, Palmiro. STORMS OF CONTROVERSY: THE SECRET AVRO ARROW FILES REVEALED.
Toronto Stoddart 1992 0773726497 / 9780773726499 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
228 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs. "(R)eveals there was much more to the scrubbing of the sophisticated Arrow than design flaws, cost overruns and obsolescence, the reasons given by federal government officials to justify their decision. Clearly, step-by-step, using never-before-released documents concerning the Arrow, Campagna details a political web of intrigue among the Tory government, the Canadian and American military, and the CIA." Previous owner's name, date, signature and place in unk on free front endpaper; minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wrnkling, tiny dent on front hinge, light toning to edges of front flap. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
STORMS OF CONTROVERSY:  THE SECRET AVRO ARROW FILES REVEALED., Campagna, Palmiro.
2 Campagna, Palmiro. STORMS OF CONTROVERSY: THE SECRET AVRO ARROW FILES REVEALED.
Toronto Stoddart 1992 0773726497 / 9780773726499 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
228 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs. "(R)eveals there was much more to the scrubbing of the sophisticated Arrow than design flaws, cost overruns and obsolescence, the reasons given by federal government officials to justify their decision. Clearly, step-by-step, using never-before-released documents concerning the Arrow, Campagna details a political web of intrigue among the Tory government, the Canadian and American military, and the CIA." Minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 18.00 USD
 
 
STORMS OF CONTROVERSY: THE SECRET AVRO ARROW FILES REVEALED.  FOURTH EDITION, REVISED., Campagna, Palmiro.  Foreword by Major-General (Retired) Richard Rohmer.
3 Campagna, Palmiro. Foreword by Major-General (Retired) Richard Rohmer. STORMS OF CONTROVERSY: THE SECRET AVRO ARROW FILES REVEALED. FOURTH EDITION, REVISED.
Toronto Dundurn 2010 1554886988 / 9781554886982 4th Edition, Revised. Soft Cover Near Fine 
284 pp, large 8vo (9" H). B&w photographs. "The development of the Avro Arrow supersonic fighter was a remarkable Canadian achievement. Its mysterious cancellation in February 1959 prompted questions that have long gone unanswered. What role did the Central Intelligence Agency play in the scrapping of the project? Who in Canada's government was involved in that decision? What, if anything, did Canada get in return? Who ordered the blowtorching of all the prototypes? And did Arrow technology find its way into the American Stealth fighter/bomber program? When (this book) was first published in 1992, its answers to these questions sent shock waves across the country. Using never-before-released documents, (it) exploded the myth that design flaws, cost overruns, or obsolescence had triggered the demise of the Arrow. Now, in this fully revised fourth edition, complete with two new appendices, the bestselling book bring readers up-to-date on the CF- 105 Arrow, the most innovative, sophisticated aircraft the world had seen by the end of the 1950s." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
4 English, John. THE LIFE OF LESTER PEARSON. VOLUME ONE: SHADOW OF HEAVEN, 1897-1948. VOLUME TWO: THE WORLDLY YEARS, 1949-1972. (VOLUMES I & II).
Toronto Lester & Orpen Dennys 1989 0886191653 / 9780886191658 First Editions Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
414 pp, 473 pp, 9 1/4" H - 2 volume set. B&w photographs. 'Shadow of Heaven' - ISBN 0886191653 - published 1989. 'The Worldly Years' - ISBN 0394227298 - published 1992. "Lester Pearson - Canada's 14th prime minister, and foremost diplomat - was a man of deep and passionate convictions. His vision of Canada as a force for international peace, mediation, and good will helped redefine our view of ourselves. But how did this seemingly mild and easy-going man develop such a powerful and unswerving vision - and how did he win the political clout to put his beliefs into practice?" 'Shadow of Heaven' has minor edge wear. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, very light rubbing. 'The Worldly Years' has very light wrinkling at top of spine. Dust jacket has light winkling at top of spine, minor rubbing. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
5 Goldstein, Donald M. and Dillon, Katherine V., eds. THE PEARL HARBOR PAPERS: INSIDE THE JAPANESE PLANS.
Brassey's, (Dulles, Virginia, 2000). 
384 pp, 8vo, soft cover. Double page color map, b&w maps. "...comprises the original Japanese documents relating to the attack of December 7, 1941...explain(s) and place(s) into context secret plans, battle group histories, and intimate letters and diary extracts of the key Japanese naval officers. It also features a full-color reproduction of one of the most important documents of the war - the top-secret map drawn by the attack's lead pilot, Mitsuo Fuchida, to show Emperor Hirohito the battle's results...puts readers inside the Japanese thought process leading up to, during, and after the battle that changed the world." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright, flat uncreased spine . Fine 
Price: 14.00 USD
 
 
6 Holmes, John W. THE SHAPING OF PEACE: CANADA AND THE SEARCH FOR WORLD ORDER, 1943-1957. VOLUME 2.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1982 0802055419 / 9780802055415 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
443 pp, 9 1/4" H. "The establishment of the United Nations system at the conclusion of the Second World War was followed by a period of disillusion in the late 40s about the prospects of world order. With the outbreak of the Korean War in 1950 there came a regrouping of forces and revised calculations of what was possible. The first volume of 'The Shaping of Peace' described Canadian attitudes and policies towards international institutions as the Second World War ended. This volume is concerned with the developments in the decade after the war, with the changing Canadian concepts as they were shaped by events and challenges. Although principal attention is paid to the organs of the United Nations, other themes such as the establishment of NATO, the progress of the new Commonwealth, and the changing concepts of the North American relationship are analysed as essential elements in the Canadian search for equilibrium." Minor wrinkling at top of front hinge. Dust jacket has minor edge wear/wrinkling, very light browning. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
SR-71: INSIDE LOCKHEED'S BLACKBIRD., O'Leary, Michael.  Photography by Eric Schulzinger and Michael O'Leary.
7 O'Leary, Michael. Photography by Eric Schulzinger and Michael O'Leary. SR-71: INSIDE LOCKHEED'S BLACKBIRD.
Motorbooks, Osceola, WI, 1991, first edition. 
128 pp, 10 7/16" H, soft cover. ISBN 0879385413 Profusely illustrated with color photographs. "The SR-71 Blackbirds was retired on January 26, 1990, as the world's fastest, highest flying aircraft and then came out of retirement on March 6, 1990, to break its own records, flying the 2,404.5 miles from Los Angeles to Washington DC in 68 minutes and 17 seconds - an average of 2112.52 mph! Now, all that remains of the once proud Blackbird fleet are static displays at museums and the thr e e S R - 71s now operated by NASA. (This book presents) a unique, last-ever look at the incomparable Blackbird and its last days with the USAF that makes all other SR-71 books forever out of date. (It) is packed with more than 100 color photos, in cl u di ng t he first published photos of all eleven Blackbirds together, the SR-71's cockpits and simulators, the final flights, the record speed run, the NASA Birds and much more. Its lively text traces the history of the Blackbird through in ter vie ws wi th pil ots, RSOs, ground crews and designers, and includes the first published SR-71 pilot's report, by former SR-71 pilot Terry Pappas." Interior - clean and tight no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - clean and bright. Fine 
Price: 19.00 USD
 
 
UNPUNISHED CRIMES: LATVIA UNDER THREE OCCUPATIONS, Puisans, Tadeuss, Dr., Editor.  Janis Mezaks, Project Coordinator
8 Puisans, Tadeuss, Dr., Editor. Janis Mezaks, Project Coordinator UNPUNISHED CRIMES: LATVIA UNDER THREE OCCUPATIONS
Toronto MEMENTO DAUGAVAS VANAGI 2003 918711447X / 9789187114472 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 
300 pp, 8 1/4" H. Map. Contents: Foreword; Latvians' Declaration to the World; Latvian Nationalism; Latvia Throughout History; Latvia's Achievements, 1918-1940; Soviet Military Bases in the Baltic States; How the Red Army Occupied Latvia; First Groups of Civilian Occupiers; The Cheka Operations Army in Latvia, 1941-1954; The Destruction of Latvia's Economy, 1940-1941; Dictatorship of the Russian Language; Operation "Coastal Storm" (priboy). The Deportation of the Baltic Peoples 1949; Structural Analysis of the Deportations of the 1940s; A Tragedy of False Promises; The Exploitation of Latvia's Economy during the German Occupation, 1941-1945; Baltic Conscripts, Labourers and Refugees in Germany; Holocaust; The Degradation and Protection of the Environment in Latvia; Decline of Ethical Values; Church and State in Soviet Latvia; Passive Resistance in Occupied Latvia; An Outstanding Example of National Resistance; Latvia's National Partisan War 1944-1956; Soviet Show Trials in Occupied Latvia; Last Words / Documents and Testimonies: The Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact; Soviet Russia's Ultimatum to Latvia; The Efforts of Baltic Diplomats in 1940 and 1941; Letter to President of the UN General Assembly; Instruction of Oct. 2, 1940 and Instructions No. 2192; The Atlantic Charter; Mobilization Order; Yalta Agreements, 1945; Summary of the Yalta Agreemens; The Development of Cold War; Statements of Secretary Dulles; Sumner Welles' Declaration; "Baltic Freedom Day"; The Copenhagen Manifesto; Declaration by the Saeima of the Republic of Latvia on the Occupation of Lavia / Postscript; Acronyms; Nominal Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, very light rubbing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE MISSILES OF OCTOBER: THE DECLASSIFIED STORY OF JOHN F. KENNEDY AND THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS., Thompson, Robert Smith.
9 Thompson, Robert Smith. THE MISSILES OF OCTOBER: THE DECLASSIFIED STORY OF JOHN F. KENNEDY AND THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS.
Simon & Schuster, New York, 1992. 
395 pp, large 8vo (9" H), soft cover. ISBN 0671871765 B&w photographs. "The Cuban missile crisis of October 1962 has attained the status of myth. According to conventional history, President John F. Kennedy was stunned to learn that Soviet Premi er Khrushchev had placed missiles in Cuba. Kennedy responded with an ultimatum: remove the missiles and maintain peace, or leave them and risk war. The world held its breath as the Cold War moved toward a frightening climax. Khrushchev bac k e d d o wn, and Kennedy achieved a major triumph. Using recently declassified documents, (the author) re-examines the U.S., Soviet, and Cuban posturing that led to the confrontation and presents evidence for a provocative new view of the crisis th at p e ne tr ates to the very heart of our illusions about the Cold War and the Kennedy mystique." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor rubbing. Near Fine 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE MIRROR OF THE PAST.  2 VOLUME SET.  CONTAINS:  A DISTANT MIRROR:  THE CALAMITOUS FOURTEENTH CENTURY & THE MARCH OF FOLLY:  FROM TROY TO VIETNAM., Tuchman, Barbara W.
10 Tuchman, Barbara W. THE MIRROR OF THE PAST. 2 VOLUME SET. CONTAINS: A DISTANT MIRROR: THE CALAMITOUS FOURTEENTH CENTURY & THE MARCH OF FOLLY: FROM TROY TO VIETNAM.
London Folio Society 1997 Hard Cover Very Good+ 
673 pp, 419 pp, 10" H. Bound in full black cloth with gold lettering on spines, gold decorations on front boards. Gold slip case with black lettering on front panel. Colour plates. "The March of Folly" gas minor wrinkle at top of spine, "A Distant Mirror" has tiny soiling mark on fore-edge of text block. Slipcase has dome light edge wear and some light rubbing, a few tiny scuffs, two large faint rub marks across rear panel. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 


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