Official History of the Canadian Army in the Second World War:
Volume I: Six Years of War: The Army in Canada, Britain and the Pacific;
Volume II: The Canadians in Italy 1943-1945;
Volume III: The Victory Campaign. The Operations in North-West Europe 1944-1945.
Ottawa Department of National Defence 1955-56,
original red cloth boards. Gold gilt lettering stamped to spines and gilt insignia stamped to the front boards. Volume I has 7 colored maps, 4 of which are fold-out, 7 black-and-white sketches, and 39 black-and-white (minus color frontispiece) illustrations. Volume II has 27 color maps including 14 fold-out, 14 black-and-white sketches, and 54 black-and-white illustrations (minus color frontispiece). Volume III has 16 maps including 10 fold-out, 49 black-and-white sketches, and 40 black-and-white (minus color frontis) illustrations. Textblocks are clean and solid.
Bold red and white dustjackets with red, blue, and white lettering. dustjackets are chipped, ripped and missing pieces, please see photos
A concise reference of the Canadian Army during World War Two. Stacey was a Canadian historian and University professor. He was the official historian of the Canadian Army in the Second World War, and was stationed as a war correspondent in the United Kingdom.