Canada's Fighting Pilots

Canada's Fighting Pilots


First released within the Sixties and lengthy out of print, Edmund Cosgrove recounts the lives of Canada's awesome pilots and their exploits within the international wars. From the intense individualists who flew within the First international warfare to the harsh and committed bomber crews of the second one, this is often the tale of Canadian airmen and their striking contribution to the struggle attempt. a necessary e-book for any aviation and historical past fanatic, the perfectly readable unique textual content that made this booklet a vintage in its day is now supplemented with new and unpublished photos.

Gathered jointly listed here are the tales of a few of Canada's such a lot celebrated pilots; William "Billy" Bishop, whose bold, solo sunrise raid on a German airfield received him the Victoria move; William Barker, who fought single-handedly a whole squadron of enemy plane; George "Buzz" Beurling, the ace of Malta who accomplished a outstanding ranking of victories battling from an island less than siege; and Andrew Mynarski, whose makes an attempt to save lots of the lifetime of a trapped comrade, excessive over Germany, finally expense him his personal. this can be their unforgettable story.

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