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Author Name    MacDonald, J.A., Lieut., editor. Introductory by Maj.-Gen. A.G.L. McNaughton. Contribution by Hon. Capt. R.F. Thompson.

Title   GUN-FIRE: AN HISTORICAL NARRATIVE OF THE 4TH BDE. C.F.A. IN THE GREAT WAR (1914-18).

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket - (as issued)

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto Greenway Press 1929

Illustrator   Lieut. S.T.J. Fryer.

Seller ID   29892

264 pp, 9 1/2" H - dark blue cloth with red lettering on spine/front board, color pasted-on illustration. B&w maps, photos, drawings. Contents: Preface; Introductory. Book I - Part I. Mobilization; England; Arrival in Flanders; Trench Warfare; St. Eloi. Part II. Sanctuary Wood and Hooge; Courcellette; Regina Trench; Signal Communication; In Front of Vimy. Part III. Battle of Vimy Ridge; Minor Operations. Part IV. Siege of Lens; Hill 70; Paschendaele; Return to Vimy; Holding the Ridge; Amiens; The Hindenburg Line; Canal du Nord; Cambrai to Valenciennes; Downfall of Germany. Book II - Operations, 1916; Operations, 1917; Operations, 1918; The March to the Rhine; Return to 'Civies'. Appendices: The Honour Roll, 4th Brigade, C.F.A.; The Decorations List, 4th Brigade, C.F.A.; The Nominal Roll, 4th Brigade, C.F.A.; Skeleton History of each Unit; Table of Officers Commanding. Previous owner's information label on front pastedown (Thomas Gray), very light browning and scattered light foxing marks on endpapers, several small and tiny foxing marks in bottom margin of pages 49 to 76, several very small rust stains at top edge of two preliminary pages, two very small red pencil check marks and one ink check mark on page 221 of 'Nominal Roll', light browning to edges of text block, light edge wear and surface rubbing on boards, wrinkling and light wear at top/bottom of spine, wear at corners, very small dent at bottom edge of front board, very small scuff inked-in at bottom of front board, slight lean to spine.

Price = 75.00 USD


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