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THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE.  3 VOLUME SET.  VOLUME I. CANADIAN AIRMEN AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR.  VOLUME II. THE CREATION OF A NATIONAL AIR FORCE.  VOLUME III. THE CRUCIBLE OF WAR 1939-1945. by  William G.P  William C.; and Rawling - First Editions - 1980 - from Capricorn Books (SKU: 23981)

THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE. 3 VOLUME SET. VOLUME I. CANADIAN AIRMEN AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR. VOLUME II. THE CREATION OF A NATIONAL AIR FORCE. VOLUME III. THE CRUCIBLE OF WAR 1939-1945.

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THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE. 3 VOLUME SET. VOLUME I. CANADIAN AIRMEN AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR. VOLUME II. THE CREATION OF A NATIONAL AIR FORCE. VOLUME III. THE CRUCIBLE OF WAR 1939-1945.

by Wise, S.F.; Douglas, W.A.B.; Greenhous, Brereton; Harris, Stephen J.; Johnston, William C.; and Rawling, William G.P

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ISBN 13
9780802023797
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1980. 3 volume set, 9 7/8" H. Map end papers, many b&w photographs (some aerial), maps, charts, graphs, tables, fold-out colour maps. Volume I. Canadian Airmen and the First World War, by S.F. Wise - 771 pp, 1980 first printing, ISBN 0802023797. Section headings: Introduction; Canadian Training and Air Policy; The Admiralty and the Air; Strategic Airpower; Airpower in the Land Battle; Conclusion; Appendices. Volume II. The Creation of a National Air Force, by W.A.B. Douglas - 797 pp,1986 first printing, ISBN 0802025846. Section headings: Between the Wars; The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan; The Air Defence of Canada, 1939-45; The North Atlantic Lifeline; Appendices. Volume III. The Crucible of War, 1939-1945, by Breton Greenhous, Stephen J. Harris, William C. Johnston and William G.P. Rawling - 1096 pp, 1994 first printing, ISBN 0802005748. Section headings: Air Policy; The Fighter War; The Maritime Air War; The Bomber War; Air Transport; Appendices. Condition: Volume I - small stains from old tape at three corners of the free end papers, minor wrinkling at bottom of spine, very light edgewear. Dust jacket has two small areas of old tape residue on inside of spine, minor edgewear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, slight fading to spine colour, very light browning at top edge and on spine. Very Good/Very Good. Volume II - very light wrinkling at bottom of spine, minor edgewear. Dust jacket has slight fading of colour on spine, very light browning on spine and top edge, small bump/dint and tiny dint on rear hinge, small shallow bump/dint on spine, minor edge wrinkling, minor rubbing. Very Good+/Very Good. Volume III - minor edgewear. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling, very minor rubbing, very slight browning to front panel. Near Fine/Near Fine.. First Editions. Hard Covers. Very Good+/Very Good+.

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23981
Title
THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE. 3 VOLUME SET. VOLUME I. CANADIAN AIRMEN AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR. VOLUME II. THE CREATION OF A NATIONAL AIR FORCE. VOLUME III. THE CRUCIBLE OF WAR 1939-1945.
Author
Wise, S.F.; Douglas, W.A.B.; Greenhous, Brereton; Harris, Stephen J.; Johnston, William C.; and Rawling, William G.P
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Jacket condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Editions
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0802023797
ISBN 13
9780802023797
Publisher
University of Toronto Press
Place of Publication
Toronto
Date published
1980
Keywords
20th Century Military Aviation, Canadian Aviation, Royal Canadian Air Force, RCAF, First World War, World War I, Second World War, World War II, Military Aircraft, Pilots, western Front, Italy, MacEdonia, Bombers, Bombing Campaigns, Aerial Combat, Billy B
Bookseller catalogs
Military - First World War; Military - World War II; Military - Canadian: General; Military - Aviation;
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