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Author Name:    STONE, Shirley

Title:   Six Men on a Nickel : The Story of Whitley V AD 701 TY-B

Publisher:    East Hallowell Bay Press, Picton, ON, 2005, ISBN:0973962100 

Seller ID:   100492

STONE, Shirley. Six Men on a Nickel : The Story of Whitley V AD 701 TY-B. Picton, ON: East Hallowell Bay Press, (2005). Pp. (8),1-158,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated black card covers with white titles to spine. "This account would be just one of many air force sorties in the Second World War were it not for Roger Cornevin, a young man who witnessed the downing of Whitley V AD 701. Intrigued by the mystery surrounding the six airmen's identities, he set about to learn their stories. [...] Through the efforts of many,we have pieced together the short lives of the airmen, a sense of their mi ssion, and the significance of this crash in the greater scheme of the war effort." - from the foreword. Contents: Foreword; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations and Military Terminology; Reference Maps; Training, Equipment and Missions; The Lads Who Went Over: David Webster Goodwin, Wilfred Gordon Harris, Joseph Hong, John Gordon Hopper, Joseph Gaston Jacques, Charles Beverly Wyckoff; The Witnesses: Roger Cornevin -- Memories of Life in Occupied France, The Crash of Whitley V AD 701, D-Day and Liberation, Gérard Malherbe, Jean Taupion; The Search for Canadian Families; Shirley Stone -- The Canadian Investigation; Plans for the 60th Anniversary of VE-Day; The Trail Through Official Records; Full Circle: French and Canadians United in REmembrance; Afterword. Very good. 25.00


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