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Bracken, Robert

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ISBN 10: 1550461486 / ISBN 13: 9781550461480
Editore: Boston Mills, Erin, 1995
Condizione: Fine Rilegato
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SUBTITLED: `The Canadians '. 160 pages comprising more than 55 biographic sketches of the men (and ONE woman) who flew ormaintained Spitfires during WWII. Mosted were based in Britain and later Holland. There are tales of aces, near-misses, being brought down, and eagerness to be re-airborne. SCADS of b/w photographs of both the men and the aircraft. Colour section at center shows individual planes with the marks distinguishing particular owner/flyers. Blueprint type drawings at the back. LEARN about : bubble-canopies, Johnnie Johnson, R.S. Tuck,Mark VI,Dorniers, V-1s, Yellow Section, the Dieppe Raid, Buzz Beurling, Moose Jaw, Cyprus, Hurricanes, Me 109s, Rolls-Royce, armourers, Bill Weeks, Saint-Lo, and the Faluga Pocket. Cond : Boards are sky blue with gilt lettering on spine only. End-papers are also blue. D.J. is equally blue. Front cover graphic shows two Spits flying in formation and both displaying the D-Day stripes. Back of d.j. graphic is of a near-miss over Holland BOTH spines and all edges and corners are CRISP !! Colours bright, binding tight . No names, marks, creases, tears, nor stains. Decidedly giftable !!!! Quote (p. 114 ) : " . and exploded. The cockpit was immediately filled with smoke and the sound of the explsion temporarily deafened me, so i couls not see or hear anything. A piece of the nose of the 20mm had gone across behind me and taken out my R.T. connection, so I could not . .". Codice inventario libreria 005054

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Titolo: Spitfire

Casa editrice: Boston Mills, Erin

Data di pubblicazione: 1995

Legatura: Hardcover

Illustratore: Ron Lowry

Condizione libro: Fine

Condizione sovraccoperta: Near Fine

Edizione: First Edition

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Read the stories told by the Canadians who flew or serviced the most famous fighter aircraft of World War II -- the Spitfire. Forty stunning color profiles of the most famous of the Canadian Spitfires by well-known aviation artist Ron Lowry complete the best Canadian aviation book published in years.

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