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Author Name    Stacey, C.P., Colonel & Nicholson, GW.L., Lt.-Col.

Title   OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN ARMY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR. 3 VOLUMES. VOL. I: SIX YEARS OF WAR: ARMY IN CANADA, BRITAIN AND PACIFIC / VOL. II: CANADIANS IN ITALY, 1943-1945 / VOL. III: VICTORY CAMPAIGN: OPERATIONS IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1944-1945.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Varied

Edition   Corrected

Publisher   Ottawa Department of National Defence 1966

Illustrator   Maps drawn by Captain C.C.J. Bond.

Seller ID   27883

629 pp., 807 pp., 770 pp., large 8vo (9 7/8" H), red cloth, gilt lettering/decoration. 3 volume set, all 1966 (corrected) printings, volumes I & II being fourth printings, volume III being the second printing. B&w photographs. B&w and colour maps (many fold-out) - collated. Colour endpaper maps in vols. II & III. Colour frontispieces in all volumes. Volume I "deals with events in Canada, with the experience of the Army in Britain (including the raiding operations conducted from the British base), and with the war against Japan. The operations at Dieppe and Hong Kong are described more fully than in any previous account." Volume II "describes in detail the Canadian Army's part in the Italian campaign - from the invasion of Sicily in July 1943 to the transfer of the 1st Canadian Corps to North-West Europe in the spring of 1945. It rounds out the story of the campaign with an account of the final Allied offensive which ended with the capitulation of the German forces in Italy." Volume III "describes in detail the Canadian Army's part in the North-West European campaign - from the invasion of France on D Day, 6 June 1944, to the final capitulation of the German forces in May 1945. It rounds out the story of the campaign with an account of the repatriation of the Canadian Army and the work of the Canadian Army Occupation Force." Light edge wear to boards, light wrinkling at bottom of spines, light browning to most edges of text blocks - more on volume I, slight browning in margin edges of pages, previous owner's initials in ink at top corner of front pastedown of volumes II & III. Dust jackets have light edge wear/wrinkling with some delamination and tiny tears - mainly at top/bottom edges and bottom of spine, light browning on spines and some edges - also on flap-folds of volume I, some small bands of light fading to color on panels of volumes II & III, large tear across bottom half of front panel of volume II - archivally taped, slight fading to red lettering on spines of volumrs II & III. All dust jackets are now protected in mylar sleevea. This is a heavy set and will require extra postage to most destinations.

Air  Defence,  Reconnaissance,  Aldershot,  Amphibious,  Anti-Aircraft,  Anti-tank,  Artillery,  Casualties,  Churchill,  Coast  Defence,  General  Crerar,  Dieppe,  Dill,  Enlistment,  Equipment,  Halifax,  Mackenzie  King,  Landing  Craft,  McNaughton,  Pearl  Harbor,  Recruitment,  Tanks,  Transport,  Alexander  Of  Tunis,  Guns,  Armour,  Ausa  River,  Bologna,  Bridges,  Caltagirone,  Cassino,  Catania,  Cattolica,  Centuripe,  Cesna,  Mark  Clark,  Combined  Operations,  Coriano,  Corsica,  Dittaino,  Eisenhower,  Faenza,  Flamethrowers,  Foggia,  Gothic  Line,  Heidrich,  Hoffmeister,  Italy,  Sicily,  Kesselring,  Oliver  Leese,  Liri  Valley,  Mediterranean,  Messina,  Morale,  Mount  Etna,  Naples,  Nicosia,  Mussolini,  Normandy,  North  Africa,  Ortona,  Pachino,  Point  59,  Po  River,  Ravenna,  Regalbuto,  Reggio  Calabria,  Rimini,  Rome,  Salerno,  Salso,  San  Fortunato,  Sangro,  Savio,  Shipping,  Sicily,  Tiber,  Tollo,  Venice,  Troina,  Tunisia,  Vokes,  Volturno,  Antwerp,  Arnhem,  Omar  Bradley,  Breskens,  Caen,  Calais,  Calcar,  Falaise,  Foulkes,  Ijssel,  Le  Havre,  Leopold  Canal,  Maas,  Meuse,  Mines,  Minesweeping,  Nijmegen,  Orne,  Reichswald,  Rhine,  Ruhr,  Seine,  Simonds,  Typhoon  Fighter-Bomber,  Utrecht,  Walcheren,  Waal,  Xanten,  Wesel. 

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