Dancing in the Sky: The Royal Flying Corps in Canada
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Dancing in the Sky: The Royal Flying Corps in Canada

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ISBN-13:
9781550028645
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.11.2008
Seiten:
358
Autor:
C. W. Hunt
Gewicht:
567 g
Format:
224x152x23 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Foreword by Senator, Lieutenant-General (Retired) Romeo Dallaire; Introduction; Deadly Encounter at Wood Creek, 8 August 1758; Rendezvous with Destiny: The British Amphibious Assault; Landing at Louisbourg, Ile Royale, 8 June 1758; "Present Moment Is Highly Favourable for an Attack": The British Capture of Fort Niagara, 19 December 1813; "Under the Cover of Darkness": The Canadian Trench Raid of 8-9 June 1917; A Clash of Wills: The Canadian Struggle for Mount Sorrel, 2 June 1916; One Tough Fight: Canadian Paratroopers Penetrate the Reich, 24 March 1945; The Battle of Kap'yong, 23-26 April 1951; Deadly Struggle on "Little Gibraltar", 23 October 1952; "Doin' the Biz": Canadian Submarine Patrol Operations Against Soviet SSBNs, 1983-87; The Medak Pocket: Professional Soldiers' Discipline and Aggressive Use of the Camera; No Small Action: Operation Medusa, Panjwayi, Afghanistan; Operation Intizaar Zmarey: The Battle of Arghandab, 30 October-1 November 2007; Index.
"Dancing in the Sky" is the first complete telling of the First World War fighter pilot-training initiative established by the British in response to losses occurring in European skies in 1916.