Titre : Canada's Fighting Pilots.
Éditeur : Clarke, Irwin,, Toronto:
Date d'édition : 1965
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included
Edition : First Edition..
octavo, (viii), 190pp. With a preface by Air Marshall Hugh L. Campbell. With drawings by the author. Cosgrove recounts the lives of Canada's outstanding pilots and their exploits in the two world wars. From the individualists who flew in the First World War to the tough and dedicated bomber crews of the Second, this is the story of Canadian airmen and their remarkable contribution to the war effort. The stories of some of Canada's most celebrated pilots; William "Billy" Bishop, William Barker, who fought single-handedly an entire squadron of enemy aircraft; George "Buzz" Beurling, the ace of Malta who achieved a remarkable score of victories fighting from an island under siege; and Andrew Mynarski, whose attempts to save the life of a trapped comrade, high over Germany, ultimately cost him his own. Tiny ownership label on front endpaper, slight wear and scuffing to jacket. Jacket not clipped. turquoise cloth in dust jacket. N° de réf. du libraire 23523
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