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Dancing in the Sky: The Royal Flying Corps in Canada

Dancing in the Sky: The Royal Flying Corps in Canada

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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.

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Autor: C. W. Hunt
ISBN-13: 9781550028645
ISBN: 1550028642
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 358
Gewicht: 567 g
Format: 224x152x23 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Autor: C. W. Hunt
C.W. Hunt, a former history teacher, business executive, and entrepreneur, retired from business to devote his energies to writing in 1996. He has written six books on the history of the Belleville area including "Booze, Boats and Billions" and "Gentleman Charlie and the Lady Rum Runner." He lives in Belleville, Ontario.

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Autor: C. W. Hunt
ISBN-13:: 9781550028645
ISBN: 1550028642
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.11.2008
Verlag: DUNDURN PR LTD
Gewicht: 567g
Seiten: 358
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 224x152x23 mm