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Buck McNair : Canadian Spitfire ace : the story of Group Captain R.W. McNair DSO, DFC & 2 bars, Ld'H, CdG, RCAF

Author: Norman L R Franks
Publisher: London : Grub Street, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: R W McNair; R W McNair
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman L R Franks
ISBN: 1904943039 9781904943037
OCLC Number: 61755760
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Description: 179 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: The boy from Nova Scotia --
The great adventure begins --
England --
No. 411 Squadron RCAF --
War over Nothern France --
To Malta --
Fighter pilot's paradise --
Gibraltar interlude and the end --
Back with the fighter command --
Back to the war --
The chief --
The summer of 1943 --
Wing Leader --
Finals.
Responsibility: Norman Franks.

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