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Canadians in the Royal Air Force

By: Allison, Les.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Altona MB, Self Published: 1978

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17286

ISBN: 091921391X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows edge wear, with short tears, chipping and scuffing. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 221 pages; The author has collected stories, anecdotes and facts regarding Canadian pilots who flew for the British during the Second World War. View more info

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Canadians in the Royal Air Force

By: Allison, Les.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Altona MB, Self Published: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18641

ISBN: 091921391X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Signed by Author; DJ shows edge wear, with short tears, chipping and scuffing. ; Signed by the author on the front free end paper as well as an initialled note handwritten by the author also on FFEP. A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 221 pages; The author has collected stories, anecdotes and facts regarding Canadian pilots who flew for the British during the Second World War. View more info

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Canucks Unlimited Royal Canadian Air Force CF-100 Squadrons and Aircraft, 1952-1963

By: Baglow, Bob

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Canuck Publications: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18523

ISBN: 0969224605

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light shelf wear and corner curl. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W and colour illustrations; 124 pages View more info

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Book of Airmens Obituaries

By: Bishop, Edward (compiler)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Bounty Books: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19373

ISBN: 0753715317

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 8.3 X 5.7 X 1.5 inches; 447 pages; Brief biographies of some of Britain's most renowned military aviators. In this, the 15th book in the series appear such names as Peter Townsend and Dame Jean Conan Doyle (daughter of Arthur Conan Doyle) View more info

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The Influence of Air Power Upon History

By: Boyne, Walter J.

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Pen and Sword Books Ltd.: 2005

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16306

ISBN: 1844151999

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 9.29 X 6.22 X 1.65 inches; 464 pages; "The Influence of Air Power upon History is a thourough examination of how air power was aplied from the very earliest days of the balloon down to the latest use of space technology." The Influence of Air Power upon History makes a startlingly new analysis of the far-reaching implications flight has had on warfare, politics, diplomacy, technology and mass culture. Author Walter Boyne examines the application of air power from the very earliest days of the b... View more info

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Memories RCAF, 1941-1945

By: Bracken, H. Dal

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vernon BC, Kettle Valley Publishing Inc.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17778

ISBN: 0968791743

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Card covers show light shelf wear and corner curl.; Signed by the author on the title page. A bright, solid book, card covers are clean and crisp.; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 190 pages; Bracken tells of his experiences in the RCAF during WWII, the actions he took part in, the places he was stationed and the people he met and served with. B&W photos throughout and a fold-out colour map showing bombing operations targets and routes. View more info

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Big Sky, Little Air Force

By: Christie, Carl A. & Sandy Babcock & Christopher Shelley & Jody Perrun & Jeff Noakes & Leo Pettipas & Dean C. Black & Dixie Dysart & Paul Johnston & Richard Gimblett & W. A. March

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Department of National Defense: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15878

ISBN: 1100529993

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to extremities, some creasing to fore edge of card covers. ; A bright, solid book.; Trade PB; Sic Itur Ad Astra Canadian Aerospace Power Studies Vol #2; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 147 + 146 pages; Contains both English and French text. View more info

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Combat if Necessary but not Necessarily Combat

By: Christie, Carl A. & Sandy Babcock & Christopher Shelley & Jody Perrun & Jeff Noakes & Leo Pettipas & Dean C. Black & Dixie Dysart & Paul Johnston & Richard Gimblett & W. A. March

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Department of National Defense: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18726

ISBN: 1100535438

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to extremities, some creasing of fore edges of card covers. ; A bright, solid book.; Trade PB; Sic Itur Ad Astra Canadian Aerospace Power Studies #3; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 113 +123 pages; Contains both English and French text. View more info

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An Illustrated History of the R.A.F.; Battle of Britain 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition

By: Conyers Nesbit, Roy

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Godalming, Surrey UK, COLOUR LIBRARY BOOKS: 1992

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 16410

ISBN: 0862838142

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Light edge wear and short tears top of the spine of dustjacket ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 320 pages; A very attractive copy of this 15 inch folio edition. Retells the story of the Royal Air Force, from the early days of balloons and experimental flying machines, through the two World Wars, to the Falklands campaign View more info

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The Flying Duddridges of Hanley

By: Duddridge, Lew

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Trafford Publishing: 2011

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15865

ISBN: 1426966539

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Author; Only light edge wear to glossy pictorial card covers. Author's address stamp on front fly leaf. ; Inscribed by author "June 2011 Best regards Lew Duddridge" on front fly leaf ; Trade PB; 9 X 5.90 X 0.80 inches; 303 pages; Lew and Len Duddridge hadn't planned on entering an occupation that made death their partner. They had dreamed of working as farmers, teachers, bankers, or civil servants, but instead they became wartime pilots. In The Flying Duddridges of Hanley, author Lew Duddridge narrates the story of how he and his brother Len, two brothers from Hanley, Saskatc... View more info

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Above and Beyond The Canadians' War in the Air, 1939-45

By: Dunmore, Spencer

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17628

ISBN: 0771029284

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Boards and DJ show light edge wear. Front flap creased; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. ; 9.30 X 6.40 X 1.60 inches; 384 pages; "From the first skirmishes over Europe in September 1939, Canadian airmen served in almost every theatre of the Second World War, from bases in Britain and Europe, North Africa, and Southeast Asia. And in the months and years that followed, with the slaughter mounting in hostile skies around the globe, the contribution of Canadian pilots, navigators, gunners, air bombers, and flight engineers grew out of all proportion to th... View more info

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Lancaster

By: Garbett, M. & Brian Goulding

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Toronto, The Promotional Reprint Company Ltd.: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17460

ISBN: 1856480550

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows light edge wear, gift inscription on FFEP. ; A bright, solid book, Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 304 pages; This is a reprint compilation of two previous books published by Ian Allen, ``Lancaster at War`` (1971) and ``Lancaster at War 2`` (1979). View more info

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Avro Lancaster in Unit Service,

By: Garbett, Mike

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New York, Arco Pub. Co: 1970

Seller ID: 18453

ISBN: 0668021179

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show some light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book ; Arco-Aircam aviation series, no. 12; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 9.70 X 7.10 X 0.30 inches; Unpaginated pages View more info

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Canadian Squadrons in Coastal Command

By: Hendrie, Andrew

Price: $16.50

Publisher: St. Catharines, ON, Vanwell Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15575

ISBN: 1551250381

Condition: As New in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear.; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 10 X 7.10 X 0.80 inches; 208 pages; "During the war, Canadian squadrons flew hundreds of operations over the North Atlantic, the English Channel, the North Sea and the Bay of Biscay. Such operations included reconnaissance flights as well as shipping strikes to Norway, the Netherlands and the French coast. The Canadians proved themselves admirably despite heavy losses some of the heaviest of the war. From a force of some 4,000 officers and airmen and 270 aircraft at the beginning of the war, the RCAF had w... View more info

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In for a Penny, in for a Pound The Adventures & Misadventures of a Wireless Operator in Bomber Command

By: Hewer, Howard

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15580

ISBN: 077373273X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light edgewear and scuffing of DJ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 1.09 x 9.37 x 6.51 Inches; 272 pages; The gripping story of the twentieth century’s greatest struggle in the modest voice of a Canadian teenager in the RAF. In 1940, nineteen-year-old Howard Hewer dreamed of being the next Billy Bishop, of piloting Spitfires or Hurricanes over Europe. His dream was shattered when he was selected instead for a career as a wireless operator in Bomber Command. But he got all the adventure he signed on for. Hewer and his crews of 218 and 148 Squa... View more info

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Hunting Warbirds The Obsessive Quest for the Lost Aircraft of World War II

By: Hoffman, Carl

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18431

ISBN: 0345436172

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Small remainder dot on bottom page edges.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 245 pages; "“Winged treasure” they call them–the lost remains of the great American fighter planes and bombers that won World War II. Hellcats and Superfortresses, Corsairs and Dauntlesses. Produced by the thousands at the height of the war, and then cast off as scrap in the decades that followed, these warbirds are now worth literally anything–fortunes, families, even lives–to the people who search for them. Like many men, writer Carl H... View more info

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Black Crosses Off My Wingtip

By: Kennedy, Irving

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Burnstown ON, General Store Pub House: 1999

Edition: First Edition; Fifth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18955

ISBN: 0919431828

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author; Card covers show light shelf wear with light creasing and corner curl, it appears as if a page might have been removed follwing title page.. ; Inscribed by the author. A bright, solid book. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 183 pages; Irving 'Hap' Kennedy was a fighter pilot during WWII. He received his wings in 1941 and gave distinguished service throughout the war, including a short period finding his way back to allied lines after being shot down in Europe View more info

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RCAF Squadron Histories and Aircraft 1924-1968

By: Kostenuk, Samuel; John Griffin

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Samuel Stevens/ A. M. Hakkert Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17744

ISBN: 0888665776

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Dustjacket shows some edgewear, some creasing & discoloration top front panel of DJ. Light wear to extremities of cloth covered boards. ; DJ in mylar. A tight, bright book. ; Historical publication # 14 Canadian War Museum; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 255 pages; A history of the Royal Canadian Air Force, from it's inception circa 1924 up until the late 1960s. View more info

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Fighter Aircraft Of The 1914-1918 War

By: Lamberton, W. M. & E. F. Cheesman

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Letchworth UK, Harleyford Publications Limited: 1961

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 17824

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Price-clipped DJ shows shelf wear, with small tears, light soiling. Previous owner's name stamped inside front board and on FFEP. Some tearing along hinge of title page. Light tape stains base of yellow cloth binding and back pastedown. ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs, drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 223 pages; A very thorough reference volume, describing First World War fighter aircraft from both the Allies and the German-Austrian forces. Black and white photographs are accompanied by scale drawings for each aircraft, plus technical information on engines, p... View more info

The Evaders; True Stories Of Downed Canadian Airmen And Their Helpers In World War II

By: Lavender, Emerson & Norman Sheffe

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1992

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 12242

ISBN: 0075514664

Condition: Very Good-


Some creasing of corners, a few pages creased bottom corner, light soil ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB View more info