Air arsenal North America: aircraft for the allies 1938-1945 : purchases and lend-lease

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Midland Pub., 2004 - Transportation - 320 pages
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The book provides a detailed analysis of aircraft purchases made in North America by the subsequent operation of the Lend-Lease Acts and Canadian Mutual Aid, whereby thousands of aircraft were delivered to many Allied countries including the Soviet Union in the years to 1945. There is also significant coverage of aircraft supply and operation in Latin America. Describes and illustrates all of the many aircraft types; these descriptions are supplemented by sections covering their operation by each of the countries involved, including aircraft serials. Also includes descriptions of how the Lend-Lease Act operated, details of delivery routes, and an analysis of the various governmental and other organizations involved. Includes various appendices including statistics.

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Contents

Introduction
5
The Russian Protocols
68
The Principal Countries
85
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Phil Butler has been a life-long aviation enthusiast. His career has been in the British aerospace and nuclear industries and his earlier books include War Prizes and Air Arsenal North America.

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