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1 SMITH, Doug HUNDEVAD, John (intro) Bless 'Em All. in dj
Doug Smith & Co. Ltd., Vancouver , 1967, 
SMITH, Doug. Bless 'Em All. With an introduction by John Hundevad. (Vancouver : Doug Smith & Co. Ltd., 1967). Pp [i]-v,(1),1-152,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth, red titles to front and spine. "This is a book of nostalgic wartime humour specially written for those who 'remember when'. [...] captures the spirit of the serviceman in his columns in The Legionary, the national magazine of the Royal Canadian Legion. Smith has in effect immortalizedthe little man and woman who served unsung and unpraised, but whose servic e life was full of humour, pathos and quiet courage. [...] Smith has remained the only continuous historian of service life as lived by the troops under wartime conditions. He writes about the types so glorified by Kipling. About the little man, the scrounger, the joker, the devious one, the awkwardone, the leadswinger, the Lotharios, the disciplinarians and all those who , thrown together in a great melting pot, formed an unbeatable allied team." from the dj. Not in O'Dea. "Mr. Smith was born and raised in St. John's, Newfoundland. The son of a newspaper editor he published a weekly newspaperat the age of twenty-one." - rear cover. A long-time columnist ("The Obser vation Post") in The Legionary, this is the sequel to his Memoirs of an OldSweat. Foreword by John Hundevad. Previous owner's name inked to ffep, els e vg in dj (a few wrinkles to the rear panel, head of spine and top cornerschipped, one inch tear to lower front fold). 20.00

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