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ALL THE FINE YOUNG EAGLES: IN THE COCKPIT WITH CANADA'S SECOND WORLD WAR FIGHTER PILOTS., Bashow, David L.  Forewords by Lt.-Gen. A.M. DeQuetteville and Air Vice-Marshal J.E. Johnson.

Author Name    Bashow, David L. Forewords by Lt.-Gen. A.M. DeQuetteville and Air Vice-Marshal J.E. Johnson.

Title   ALL THE FINE YOUNG EAGLES: IN THE COCKPIT WITH CANADA'S SECOND WORLD WAR FIGHTER PILOTS.

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good -

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto Stoddart 1996

ISBN Number    0773729763 / 9780773729766

Seller ID   24719

384 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs. "From the Battle of France to the Normandy invasion, from the defence of Malta to victory in the Pacific, (young Canadian) airmen fought with great courage in all theatres of the war. Signing up in every province and territory, and serving with both the RAF and the RCAF, they flew many daring missions in their Spitfires and Hurricanes, Kittyhawks, Mustangs, Typhoons, and Mosquitos. (The author) tells the stories of Canada's fighter heroes, using their own wartime correspondence and later memoirs to capture the gripping atmosphere in the cockpit as they waged war in the air. Near-legendary names like Stocky Edwards, Buzz Beurling, and Moose Fumerton recount tales of fierce dog-fights, dramatic victories, and narrow escapes, as well as stories of squadron life, leave in London, budding romances, homesickness, and the tragic loss of cherished friends." Small bump at bottom of front hinge, small light soiling mark on fore-edge of text block. Dust jacket has light rubbing, very light edge wear, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, two tiny edge tears archivally taped.

World  War  II,  Second,  Royal  Canadian  Air  Force,  RCAF,  Fighter  Pilots,  Aerial  Operations,  RAF,  Battle  Britain,  Spitfire,  Beaufighter,  Douglas  Bader,  Lloyd  Chadburn,  Carl  Fumerton,  Hugh  Godefroy,  Stocky  Edwards,  Fowler  Gobeil,  Hurricane,  Messerschmitt,  Ardennes  Offensive,  Russ  Bannock,  George  Buzz  Buerling,  Pat  Bing,  George  Burroughs,  Dieppe,  Sir  Hugh  Dowding,  Dunkirk,  Flying  Formations,  Adolf  Galland,  Hermann  Goring,  Freddy  Green,  Adolf  Hitler,  Bert  Houle,  Hurricane,  Italian  Campaigns,  Johnnie  Johnson,  James  Edgar  Johnson,  George  Keefe,  Kittyhawk,  Karl  Linton,  Luftwaffe,  Malta,  Willie  McKnight,  Wally  McLeod,  Ernie  McNab,  Buck  McNair,  Merlin  Engine,  Bernard  Montgomery,  Bob  Morrow,  Mosquito,  Deane  Nesbitt,  North  African  Campaigns,  Gord  Ockenden,  Bill  Olmsted,  Paul  Pitcher,  Royal  Air  Force,  RAF,  Fighter  Command,  Dal  Russel,  Art  Sager,  Joe  Schultz,  Second  Tactical  Air  Force,  Spitfire,  Tobruk,  Tomahawk,  Percival  Turner,  Stan  Turner,  Typhoon,  USAAF,  V1  Buzz  Bomb. 

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