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WINGS FOR VICTORY:  THE REMARKABLE STORY OF THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AIR TRAINING PLAN IN CANADA., Dunmore, Spencer.

Author Name    Dunmore, Spencer.

Title   WINGS FOR VICTORY: THE REMARKABLE STORY OF THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AIR TRAINING PLAN IN CANADA.

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1994

ISBN Number    0771029276 / 9780771029271

Seller ID   21568

399 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs. "Full of personal anecdotes, (this) is the story of the BCATP (British Commonwealth Air Training Plan) and of the politicians who negotiated it into existence, of the officers and airmen of the RCAF and the RAF, and of the many civilians who made it work day by day. Above all, it is the story of the young men who entered the scheme as clerks and farmers, students and salesmen, and graduated as pilots, navigators, air gunners, air bombers, and flight engineers." Light cigarette odour, very light browning to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has very minor edge wear/wrinkling - tiny tear and light wear at bottom of rear flap-fold.

Second  World  War,  World  War  II,  Canada,  British  Commonwealth  Air  Training  Plan,  BCATP,  Personal  Reminiscences,  Royal  Air  Force,  RAF,  Royal  Canadian  Air  Force,  RCAF,  Flight  Training,  Pilots,  Air  Crew,  Air  Gunners,  Bombers,  Flight  Engineers,  20th  Century,  Airfields,  Air  Navigation  School,  Air  Observer  School,  Bombing  And  Gunnery  Schools,  Initial  Training  Schools,  Manning  Depots,  Service  Flying  Training  Schools,  Anson  Avro,  Fairey  Battle,  Billy  Bishop,  Bomber  Command,  James  Cagney,  Camp  Borden,  Ontario,  Ronald  Cassels,  Fairchild  Cornell,  Cessna  Crane,  DFC,  Distinguished  Flying  Medal,  James  Emmerson,  Fleet  Finch,  Goderich,  Handley  Page  Halifax,  Hampden,  North  American  Harvard,  Hawker  Hurricane,  William  Lyon  Mackenzie  King,  Lachine,  Quebec,  Avro  Lancaster,  Robert  Leckie,  Link  Trainer,  London,  Ron  Mayhill,  Alex  McAlister,  Kenneth  McDonald,  Montreal,  Len  Morgan,  De  Havilland  Mosquito,  James  R.  Northrup,  Ottawa,  Pearl  Harbor,  Frank  Phripp,  Charles  Power,  Royal  Flying  Corps,  Franklin  Delano  Roosevelt,  Rayne  Schultz,  John  H.  Simpson,  Vickers  Supermarine  Spitfire,  De  Havilland  Tiger  Moth,  Toronto,  Allan  Turton,  USAAF,  Danny  Walker,  A.B.  Walston,  Warner  Brothers  Studio,  Armstrong  Whitworth  Whitley,  Winnipeg,  World  War  I,  North  American  Yale. 

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