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Flying Minnows. Memoirs of a World War One fighter pilot, from training in Canada to the Front Line, 1917-1918.

VEE, Roger" (Vivian Voss).

Published by (1977) Hippocrene Press,, New York:, 1977
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From Colophon Book Shop, ABAA (Exeter, NH, U.S.A.)

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octavo, (xvi), 17-306pp., (12)pp. Introduction by Vivian Voss. Voss, a South African, trained in Canada in 1917. Early in 1918 he arrived at the front to fly a Bristol Figher in Squadrons No. 48 and No. 88. A vivid and accurate portait of a pilot's life through months of bombing raids, dog-fights, and daily offensive patrols. In this edition many of the author's fellow airmen are identified from the pseudonyms used in the original edition. Detailed appendices contributed by Norman Franks record the victories gained and the casualties sustained by the two squadrons. Illustrated. A very fine, clean copy. Jacket not price clipped. blue boards in pictorial dust jacket. First American Printing of this Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 24271

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Title: Flying Minnows. Memoirs of a World War One ...

Publisher: (1977) Hippocrene Press,, New York:

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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