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Official History 1914-1918 Official History 1914-1918   31 Books
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Report of the Ministry: Overseas Military Forces of Canada 1918. 1st Ed., xv+533pp., 31 photos., 13 fldg. maps. Printed by HMSO By Authority of the Ministry, Overseas Military Forces of Canada. 1919  #57644
[HLMainPic] A full & rewarding official survey of Canadian Corps operations throughout the final year of the war, with some interesting maps & photos; additionally addresses various issues such as The Organisation, Administration & Functions of the Canadian Corps; Operations of the Canadian Cavalry Brigade (1918); GHQ, AG's Branch, QMG's Branch, Railway Troops; Forestry Corps; Canadian Tank Battalion; Medical Corps., &c. &c. Fully indexed. Useful maps & good photos. Orig. grey cloth, titled in black to front & sp., very nice copy & scarce thus. Not in Perkins. See illustration on our website.   £145
AITKEN (Sir Max) Canada in Flanders: The Official Story of the Canadian Expeditionary Force. Vol. I, with Preface by Bonar Law & Intro. by Sir Robert Borden, 12th Ed., xx+247pp, maps & sketches. VG in split/worn dw. H&S. 1916  #53810
[HLMainPic] A popular official account. Aitken, raised to the peerage as Baron Beaverbrook in 1917, was Canadian Record Oficer in 1914. Falls states "He has here writen a brilliant & moving account of the early career of the 1st Canadian Div., including the story of the gas attack at Ypres... a fine condensed narrative." Orig. cloth, VG in chipped & worn dw. See illustration on our website.   £20
BEAN (C.E.W.) The Australian Imperial Force in France May 1918 to the Armistice. Hardback reprint, lxxvi+1099pp., 430 illus. & maps. VG in dw. Univ. of Queensland Press. 1983  #56272
[HLMainPic] Vol. VI of the Australian Official History. Scarce hardback reprint. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £35
BEAN (C.E.W.) The Australian Imperial Force in France 1916. Hardback reprint, xvi+1036pp., 475 illus. & maps. VG in dw. Univ. of Queensland Press. 1982  #56269
[HLMainPic] Vol. III of the Australian Official History. Scarce reprint. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £35
BEAN (C.E.W.) The Australian Imperial Force in France during the Main German Offensive, 1918. Hardback reprint, xii+825pp., numerous illus. & maps. VG in dw. Univ. of Queensland Press. 1983  #56271
[HLMainPic] Vol. V of the Australian Official History. Scarce hardback reprint. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £35
BEAVERBROOK (Lord) Canada in Flanders: Vol. II of The Official Story of the Canadian Expeditionary Force. 1st Ed., xx+258pp, maps & sketches. H&S. 1917  #56382
[HLMainPic] A popular official account. Max Aitken, raised to the peerage as Baron Beaverbrook in 1917, was Canadian Record Oficer in 1914. Falls states "He has here written a brilliant & moving account of the early career of the 1st Canadian Div., including the story of the gas attack at Ypres... a fine condensed narrative." Orig. red cloth, gilt, minor wear, VG. See illustration on our website.   £30
BECKE (Major A.F.) Order of Battle of Divisions: Part 1: The British Regular Divisions. Facsimile reprint (paperback), ix+130pp. Nottingham: Sherwood Press. nd (c.1985).  #49948
[HLMainPic] Contains 1st-3rd Cav. Divs., Guards Div., 1st-8th & 27th, 28th & 29th Divisions. Indispensable reference. Orig. grey wraps., VG. See illustration on our website.   £20
BECKE (Major A.F.) Order of Battle of Divisions: Part 2B: The 2nd Line Territorial Force Divisions (57-69) with the Home Service Divisions (71-73) & 74th & 75th Divisions. Hardback facsimile reprint, ix+147pp., lge. 8vo. VG in dw. Ray Westlake. 1988  #51676
[HLMainPic] Indispensable reference. Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
CORBETT (Sir Julian S.) History of the Great War based on Official Documents... Naval Operations. Vol. II. 1st Ed., xi+448pp., 5 fldg. plans in end-pockets at front & rear, 12 bound in. Longmans, Green & Co. 1921  #55974
[HLMainPic] This vol. largely devoted to Dardanelles campaign, from inception of the campaign to May 1915. Also the German raids on the Yorkshire Coast, Dogger Bank &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
CORBETT (Sir Julian S.) & NEWBOLT (Henry) History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Naval Operations. Complete, 5 Vols. text + 4 mapcases, around 2,700pp. in all, 114 fldg. maps & num. sketches &c. Longmans. 192031  #53124
[HLMainPic] Covering operations on all fronts inc. Dardanelles, Mesopotamia, East Africa &c. &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt dull on Vols. I & II (as always) but bright on all other vols., minor wear overall, VG set. See illustration on our website.   £325

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