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CANADIAN SQUADRONS IN COASTAL COMMAND., Hendrie, Andrew.

Author Name    Hendrie, Andrew.

Title   CANADIAN SQUADRONS IN COASTAL COMMAND.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Fine

Jacket Condition   Fine

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   St. Catharines, Ontario Vanwell 1997

ISBN Number    1551250381 / 9781551250380

Seller ID   12439

208 pp, 10 1/4" H. B&w photographs, map. "During the war, Canadian squadrons flew hundred of operations over the North Atlantic, the English Channel, the North Sea and the Bay of Biscay. Such operations included reconnaissance flights as well as shipping strikes to Norway, the Netherlands and the French coast. The Canadians proved themselves admirably despite heavy losses - some of the heaviest of the war. From a force of some 4,000 officers and airmen and 270 aircaft at the beginning of the war, the RCAF had within four months doubled in strength with 8,287 officers and airmen, and 14 operational squadrons in Canada. This comprehensive study covers every success achieved by Canadian squadrons listed in Coastal Command's records for World War II - including attacks on U-Boats and enemy controlled vessels. Each operation is reported in meticulous detail, from the time of departure, current weather, hours flown and crew involved to a description of the action itself."

RCAF,  North  Atlantic,  World  War  II,  Air  Operations,  Combat,  Bay  Of  Biscay,  North  Sea,  English  Channel,  Flying-boat,  Anti-submarine,  162  Squadron,  Strike,  Norway,  Netherlands,  Reconnaissance,  Shipping,  U-boats,  Aircrew,  Ameland,  K.  Ashfield,  ASV,  Beaufighter  Aircraft,  Bircham  Newton,  Bomber  Command,  Bowmore,  Islay,  Canso  Aircraft,  Castle  Archdale,  Northern  Ireland,  W.R.  Christison,  Convoys,  Depth  Charges,  Docking,  Donna  Nook,  E-Boats,  Frisian  Islands,  Gatward,  Gibraltar,  Hudson  Aircraft,  Iceland,  Junkers  88,  Leigh-Light,  Liberator  Aircraft,  Lough  Erne,  Mosquito  Aircraft,  Pembroke  Dock,  RAF,  Royal  Air  Force,  Royal  Canadian  Air  Force,  World  War  II,  Second  World  War,  Reykjavik,  Royal  Navy,  Shipping  Strikes,  L.  Skey,  Sumburgh,  Sunderland  Aircraft,  Cam  Taylor,  Thorney  Island,  U-boats,  Wellington  Aircraft,  Wick,  Scotland,  Wing  Commander  Willis. 

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