Mynarski's Lanc: The Story of Two Famous Canadian Lancaster Bombers K726 and FM213 / Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum ( Avro Lancs / RCAF / R.C.A.F. / Royal Canadian Air Force ) )

By: Page, Bette (compiler), Foreword By Art De Breyne / Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

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Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------large hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 192 pages, illustrated with b&w and colour photos, ---"The fascinating stories of two Canadian Lancaster bombers -- KB726 and FM213 -- and their crew. Andrew Mynarski earned his Victoria Cross in KB726, now known as the Mynarski Memorial Lancaster. The book contains special documentation of the nine-year restoration program for Lancaster FM213, the only flying example of this aircraft in North America. "---, ---chapters include: Foreword; Introduction - History of CWH and lanc Support Club; CHAPTER 1: Avro Lanc Mark X; Design Origin of the Avro Lanc Bomber; Manchester; Lanc MK B.1 / MK X; 2-View Drawing og KB726 and FM213 ---CHAPTER 2: Cdn Lancs at war; No. 6 ( RCAF ) Bomber Group; No. 419 'Moose' Squadron; Crewing Up on KB726 VR.A; The Cambrai Raid; The Four Evaders and two POWs ---CHAPTER 3: Cdn Lancs at peace; Production and Service Life of FM213; Some of the Crews of FM213; Retirement of FM213; Recovery by helicopter ---CHAPTER 4: The Restoration Story of Lancaster 10 FM213; The Waiting Period, Norman Etheridge, Fuselage, Bomb Doors, Woodwork, Wings, Gun Turrets, Engines, Undercarriage, etc --- CHAPTER 5: The Rush to First Flight; Painting of Aircraft; First Engine Run-Up; Lincoln U/C Change-Over, Radios; First Flight; The Inaugural Ball and Flight ---CHAPTER 6: Epilogue of the Mynarski Crew; Where the lancs are today; Where They are Today ---Update; Bibliography; Glossary; Donating Companies; Lanc Mark X Register Squadron and Service, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: Mynarski's Lanc: The Story of Two Famous Canadian Lancaster Bombers K726 and FM213 / Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum ( Avro Lancs / RCAF / R.C.A.F. / Royal Canadian Air Force ) )

Author Name: Page, Bette (compiler), Foreword By Art De Breyne / Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

Illustrator: Photo Cover

Categories: Military History,

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON: Boston Mills Press, 1997, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1997

ISBN Number: 1550460064

ISBN Number 13: 9781550460063

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Jacket Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148667

Keywords: RAF