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Knights of the air

John Norman Harris

Knights of the air

Canadian aces of World War I

by John Norman Harris

  • 163 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

1

Statementillus. by William Wheeler.
SeriesGreat stories of Canada -- 18
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS"8515"A75"K5
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p.
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20427973M

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Knights of the Air is a Time-Life aviation book included in the Epic of Flight series. “War in the air,” trumpeted a poster for Britain’s Royal Flying Corps, “recalls the olden times, when knights rode forth to battle and won honour and glory by their deeds of personal heroism.”. Books similar to The Few: The American "Knights of the Air" Who Risked Everything to Fight in the Battle of Britain The Few: The American "Knights of the Air" Who Risked Everything to Fight in the Battle of Britain At last, here is a book that tells the full story of the turning point in World War IIs Battle of the Bulgethe story of five.

Knights of the Air is the story of the men who spent their youth designing and building England's first flying-machines: the men who pioneered the British aircraft industry. Some of their aircraft have achieved immortality-the legendary Pup, Camel, Spitfire, Hurricane and Lancaster. Knights of the Air (Epic of Flight S.). Book Binding:Hardback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. We all like the idea of saving a bit of cash, so when we found out how many good quality used products are out there - .


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