Cold war fighters : Canadian aircraft procurement, 1945-54 (eBook, 2011) []
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Cold war fighters : Canadian aircraft procurement, 1945-54

Cold war fighters : Canadian aircraft procurement, 1945-54

Author: Randall T Wakelam
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2011.
Series: Studies in Canadian military history
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

In detailing the complexities of buying fighter aircrafts for the RCAF in the early years of the Cold War, Wakelam also sheds light on contemporary procurement issues.


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Randall T Wakelam
ISBN: 9780774821483 0774821485 9780774821506 0774821507
OCLC Number: 1139942823
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xiv, 187 pages).
Contents: 1 An Air-Minded Middle Power2 Planning for Peace3 International and Industrial Alliances4 Caught Flat-Footed5 Facing the Threat in Earnest6 And So to War7 Juggling Numbers8 Putting Rubber on the Ramp9 Growing Needs, Growing Concerns10 Fact and FancyAppendix A: Royal Canadian Air Force Headquarters Organization Chart, c. 1947Appendix B: Department of Defence Production Aircraft Delivery Statistics, 1951-54NotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Studies in Canadian military history
Other Titles: Canadian aircraft procurement, 1945-54
Responsibility: Randall Wakelam.


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Very readable and well-researched...Wakelam has made an important contribution to the historiography of the Canadian aircraft industry and the institutional history of the RCAF. By providing the Read more...

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