Milberry & Halliday. Honours Canada’s WWI airmen & aircraft. Covers training, then the deadly skies overseas. The famous scouts (Nieuport, Camel, D.VII, etc.) & 2-seaters and how they fared; then the amazing airmen. Many harrowing deeds dredged from combat reports, letters, diaries, etc.
Also … Canadians fighting postwar in Russia’s civil war, our pioneer bush pilots + the birth of Canada’s air force. Rusty combat skills are revived as the RCAF acquires the Siskin & Atlas. Depression years, then war again looms, the RCAF modernizes, Canada manufactures its first fighters. You’ll be fascinated by all that transpired 1915-39. Never have so many photos from these times been so impressively presented in any Canadian book.
“FPO” is in that “must have” category for any aviation reader and … what an impressive gift! 184pages, hardcover, large format, glossary, bibliography, index.
Canadian orders CDN$64.50 all-in, USA CDN$70.00 all-in, International CDN$85.00 all-in surface mail