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Author Name    Bishop, Billy. (William.) Introduction by Stanley M. Ulanoff.

Title   WINGED WARFARE. THE ILLUSTRATED CLASSIC AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CANADIAN WORLD WAR I ACE BILLY BISHOP.

Publisher    McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto, 1990, reprint.

Seller ID   24090

281 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. ISBN 0075510243 B&w illustrations. "Billy Bishop enlisted as an infantryman at the outbreak of World War I. He soon transferred to the Royal Flying Corps where flying came as naturally to him as breathing. In this classic autobiography, Billy Bishop vividly recreates the early days when the 'airborne jalopy' was getting its trial run. He describes the tiny Nieuport Scout, armed with a single Lewis gun, in which he had to dodge the 'Archies' (ant i - a i r c r aft batteries) and fight the scarlet tri-winged Fokkers flown by the formidable Baron von Richthofen and his squadrons." Bishop was credited with 72 victories and was the recipient of every British decoration, including the Victoria C ro ss . I nt er io r - book slightly cracked at two places, tiny corner crease on last page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - small soft creases to corners and fore-edges of covers, slight curl at fore-edge of fr ont co ve r, two li ght creases on spine, minor soiling and rubbing. Very Good-

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