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