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The Courage of the Early Morning. A son's biography of a famous father. The Story of Billy Bishop.

BISHOP, William Arthur.

Published by (1965) McClelland and Stewart Limited,, Toronto:, 1965
From Colophon Book Shop, ABAA (Exeter, NH, U.S.A.)

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octavo, (223)pp. A detailed tribute to Billy Bishop, the Canadian air ace, by his son. Many exploits of Bishop's service in both World Wars I and II detailed. He achieved a record of 72 planes shot down in over 200 encounters, a controversial dawn raid on an aerodrome behind enemy lines when he single-handedly destroyed three German planes, along with stories of comradeship and relaxation in wartime London. Includes numerous photographs, a combat report of the attack on Estourmel aerodrome, two maps, epilogue, list of victories, and an index. Inscribed on the front endpaper: "To Bob & Mary with love from Jackie (Bishop) Willis O'Connor". Boards faded and shelfworn, jacket worn at extremities and with a few clear tape mends. blue boards in pictorial dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 16104

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Title: The Courage of the Early Morning. A son's ...

Publisher: (1965) McClelland and Stewart Limited,, Toronto:

Publication Date: 1965

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition..

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