Capricorn Books

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Browse By Category
American History & Travel
Animation, Cartoons & Comics
Antiques & Collectibles
Architecture/Interior Design
Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators
Art - Canadian
Art - First Nations/Indigenous Art
Art - General
Art Instruction (Incl. Woodworking)
Books About Books
British History
Business, Finance
Canada - Architecture
Canada - Biography
Canada - British Columbia
Canada - Folklore/Mythology
Canada - General
Canada - Maritime Provinces
Canada - Native Peoples
Canada - Natural History

View all Categories
 
Gift Card
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Go To:

Global Book Town
The independent online bookstores on Global Book Town have nearly a million used, rare and out of print books.

 

 
 
 
GROUNDED IN EIRE: THE STORY OF TWO RAF FLIERS INTERNED IN IRELAND DURING WORLD WAR II., Keefer, Ralph.

Author Name    Keefer, Ralph.

Title   GROUNDED IN EIRE: THE STORY OF TWO RAF FLIERS INTERNED IN IRELAND DURING WORLD WAR II.

Publisher    McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal, 2001.

Seller ID   23734

263 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" h), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0773577423 B&w photographs, drawings, maps. "Off-course after a failed mission over Frankfurt in 1941, Bobby Keefer and his best friend Jack Calder found themselves forced to bail out of their twin-engine Wellington over Southern Ireland. Much to their surprise, rather than being returned to their squadron in England, they were interned for having violated Ireland's neutral airspace. After an unusual interrogation at the hands of the Local Defence Force, the two Canadian flyers wre transferred to a makeshift prison camp in County Kidare - right next to a similar camp for German prisoners. There they found themselves subject to a surreal honour system that allowed them da ily parole away from their internment camp - free to golf, meet women, and drink beer - without supervision. This system forbid escape when they were on parole but bound them, as RAF officers, to attempt to do so upon their return to camp." M i n o r wrinkling at top of spine, large Christmas gift inscription on free front end paper. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top of spine and flap-folds, minor rubbing. Very Good/Very Good+

Price = 15.00 USD


Also available.
A FAIRLY CONVENTIONAL WOMAN., Shields, Carol.
A FAIRLY CONVENTIONAL WOMAN.
Shields, Carol.
250.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

FAUX PAS., Thiessen, Jack.
FAUX PAS.
Thiessen, Jack.
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

A DIAL MISCELLANY., Wasserstrom, William, edited and with introduction by.
A DIAL MISCELLANY.
Wasserstrom, William, edited and with introduction by.
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

LOVE AMONG THE CHICKENS: A STORY OF THE HAPS AND MISHAPS ON AN ENGLISH CHICKEN FARM., Wodehouse, P.G. (Pelham Grenville Wodehouse).  Illustrated by Armand Both.
LOVE AMONG THE CHICKENS: A STORY OF THE HAPS AND MISHAPS ON AN ENGLISH CHICKEN FARM.
Wodehouse, P.G. (Pelham Grenville Wodehouse). Illustrated by Armand Both.
225.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE BRITISH SOLDIER IN AMERICA:  A SOCIAL HISTORY OF MILITARY LIFE IN THE REVOLUTIONARY PERIOD., Frey, Sylvia R.
THE BRITISH SOLDIER IN AMERICA: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF MILITARY LIFE IN THE REVOLUTIONARY PERIOD.
Frey, Sylvia R.
150.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

A HISTORY OF THE WAR OF 1812 BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA., Hannay, James.
A HISTORY OF THE WAR OF 1812 BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
Hannay, James.
100.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THRUST FOR CANADA: THE AMERICAN ATTEMPT ON QUEBEC IN 1775-1776.
Hatch, Robert McConnell.
17.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

CANADA & THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION 1774-1783., Lanctot, Gustave.  Translated by Margaret M. Cameron.
CANADA & THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION 1774-1783.
Lanctot, Gustave. Translated by Margaret M. Cameron.
19.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE SWORD OF THE REPUBLIC: THE UNITED STATES ARMY ON THE FRONTIER, 1783-1846.
Prucha, Francis Paul.
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

FOR WANT OF A HORSE:  BEING A JOURNAL OF THE CAMPAIGNS AGAINST THE AMERICANS IN 1776 AND 1777 CONDUCTED FROM CANADA, BY AN OFFICER WHO SERVED WITH LT. GEN. BURGOYNE., Stanley, George F.G., Lt. Col., edited and with introduction by.  Signed.
FOR WANT OF A HORSE: BEING A JOURNAL OF THE CAMPAIGNS AGAINST THE AMERICANS IN 1776 AND 1777 CONDUCTED FROM CANADA, BY AN OFFICER WHO SERVED WITH LT. GEN. BURGOYNE.
Stanley, George F.G., Lt. Col., edited and with introduction by. Signed.
135.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

WHILE WASHINGTON BURNED:  THE BATTLE FOR FORT ERIE 1814., Whitehorne, Joseph.
WHILE WASHINGTON BURNED: THE BATTLE FOR FORT ERIE 1814.
Whitehorne, Joseph.
30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

SWAMP SAILORS:  RIVERINE WARFARE IN THE EVERGLADES 1835-1842., Buker, George E.
SWAMP SAILORS: RIVERINE WARFARE IN THE EVERGLADES 1835-1842.
Buker, George E.
35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2019. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie