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804725/02 - AIR ARSENAL NORTH AMERICA: Aircraft to the Allies 1938-1945, Purchases and Lend-Lease

By Phil Butler with Dan Hagedorn

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.

Few scratches to dust-jacket but no tears.  Otherwise the book is in "as new" condition.


Format Hardback


Publication Date One copy available 

b/w photos throughout and some colour

Width (mm)


Height (mm) 290
Dust Jacket Yes


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