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The Spitfire Smiths

R. I. A. Smith

The Spitfire Smiths

a unique story of brothers in arms

by R. I. A. Smith

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Published by Grub Street, Distributed in the USA by Casemate] in London, [Haverton, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smith, R. I. A. -- 1922-2002,
  • Smith, Jerrold Alpine, -- 1921-,
  • Canada. -- Royal Canadian Air Force -- Biography,
  • Fighter pilots -- Canada -- Biography,
  • Spitfire (Fighter planes),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Canadian,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Malta

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementR.I.A. Smith with Christopher Shores.
    GenreBiography, Personal narratives, Canadian
    ContributionsShores, Christopher F.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD792.C2 S64 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 216 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23230609M
    ISBN 109781906502119
    LC Control Number2009292315
    OCLC/WorldCa226976388


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