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OCEAN BRIDGE: THE HISTORY OF RAF FERRY COMMAND., Christie, Carl A.  With Fred Hatch.

Author Name    Christie, Carl A. With Fred Hatch.

Title   OCEAN BRIDGE: THE HISTORY OF RAF FERRY COMMAND.

Book Condition   Very Good -

Edition   Reprint.

Publisher   Toronto University of Toronto Press 1997

ISBN Number    0802081312 / 9780802081315

Seller ID   25382

458 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). "At the beginning of the Second World War there was no thought of delivering planes by air across the Atlantic. It was assumed to be too costly and too dangerous, especially in winter. Despite this initial reluctance, between the fall of 1940 and the spring of 1945, Royal Air Force Ferry Command's mixed civilian and military crews flew almost ten thousand aircraft, mainly American-built, to operational squadrons overseas. (This book) provides the first full account of the genesis, history, and importance of Ferry Command." Interior - place, date, signature and the letter "B" written in ink on title page; one small paragraph (7 lines) highlighted with yellow highlighter on page 218; small yellow highlighter in caption of picture on page 221 - previous owner has also written personal notes on a large post-it note (detachable) on this page; otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very faint liquid splashes on top of text block, three tiny specks on fore-edge of text block, one tiny corner crease, minor edge wear and rubbing, delamination down fore-edge of front cover - a little down fore-edge of rear cover also.

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