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1 Foster, J.A. Foreword by Air Commodore Leonard J. Birchall. FOR LOVE AND GLORY: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF CANADA'S AIR FORCES.
McClelland & Stewart, (Toronto, 1989). 
143 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0771032463 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. "Canada's contribution to the development of aviation has been enormous. Author and former RCAF pilot J.A. Foster takes you to the beginning in 1909, just six years ater the success at Kitty Hawk, when the first manned flying machine to operate successfully within the British Empire flew at Baddeck, Nova Scotia. He documents the period between the wars when the Royal Canad ian Air Force was officially founded, through to the massive Canadian support in World War II, the Cold War and to the present, when detente means - perhaps unwisely - a reduction in air force personnel and units..." Minor wrinkle at bot t o m o f s p i ne, rear board slightly bowed. Dust jacket has very minor edge wear, light edge wrinkling. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 

 


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