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1 Them Days) Them Days : Stories of Early Labrador 12:04, June 1987) On the Goose: The Story of Goose Bay
Them Days, 1987, 
(Them Days). On the Goose: The Story of Goose Bay. Them Days : Stories of Early Labrador, Vol. 12, No. 4, June 1987. Happy Valley/Goose Bay, Labrador:Them Days, 1987. Pp. 192. Illustrated. 8vo, white illustrated card covers, black titles to front, untitled spine. The issue is full of stories of the military men and women who were based in Goose Bay and the residents who c alled that part of Labrador home. Contents: The Survey: Catherine Nardi Bruce's "Open Scrub Plain" and Conjectures"; Eric Fry's "Search for the Goose"; Lorna Fleming's "Chasing Rum Runners"; Alexander Forbes's "Quest for a Northern Route"; Elliott Roosevelt's "Report to Washington D.C."; and Herb Webber and John Montague's "'Twias Just Our Little World". The Construction: Gregory Clark's "A Man & A Camp Axe"; B.J. McQuaid's "America's Vulnerable Sector"; Isaac Rich's "We Grabbed the Chance"; W.J. McFarlane's "First Commanding Officer Report, Sept. '41-Mar. '42"; and John Michelin's "Wonderful Good Gang of Men". The War Years: Bella Shouse's "NWR & RCAF Helped Each Other"; Lewellyn and Clarice Hopkins's "Not a Bite of Meat"; Tom Pardy's "A Hell of an Uproar"; A.C. Hawken's "Interesting Times"; Mary Clark's "As Afraid Of Us As We Were Of Them"; George Shiwak's "Salmon & Subs"; Elliott Merrick's "War Comes to Hamilton Inlet"; Robert Davis's "42 Years on the Goose"; Tom M. McGrath's "Ferry Command Begins"; Lester Burry's "Labrador's Contribution"; Lee White's "Battle Dress & Sealskin Boots"; Leonard Adams's "Forward Pedague, AOP 677"; B.R.J. Hassell's "Commanding General's Doghouse"; Mary Flowers's "The Army at Rigolet"; Lewis Haddlesey's "Killing Boredom"; Harold Horwood's "Torpedo Junction"; John C. Davis's "I Wasn't Wanted Here";and Celesta Acreman's "A Big Help". Post War Forties: Thomas Tyson's "Firs t Re-enlistment On the Goose"; W.A. Shields's "Sure Busted Things"; Barney Hartman's "The RCAF Flying Arm"; Ken Johnstone's "CAVU - Ceiling & Visibility Unlimited"; Gene B. Stafford's "Spectacular Arrival of the Jet Age"; andPeter Robertson's "Goose Remembered By a Boy of Six". The Fifties: Leonard McNeill's "Alone Among Hundreds"; Harvey Mesher's "The Boys from the USA"; Lydia Francoeur Bradley's "Only 75 Females"; Frank Ball's "Never a Finer G roup of Men"; Paul Jandacek's "I Wanted to Stay"; Betty West's "How Could We Forget"; Juanita Godwin Johnson's "An Okay Place to Grow Up"; Minnie Hefler's "The Nicest People"; James B. Knapp's "Third Street Society"; Hank Shouse's "Transportation Man"; and Jim Carradice's "Birth of the 'Dog". The Sixties: W.C. Sellars's "Returned to Goose to Say Thank You"; Benton Fielder Jr.'s "Rememberances of Goose Bay"; Fred Loxton's "Goose, Best Kept Secret"; and Pardy, Shiwak, Pike, and Saunders's "'Check Point' Civilian Sore Point". The Seventies: Clarice and Lewellyn Hopkins's "'70s Different Altogether"; Col. John David's "Postscript". Corners gently bumped, else vg. 25.00

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