The Making of Billy Bishop

The Making of Billy Bishop

The First World War Exploits of Billy Bishop, VC

eBook - 2002
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It's a war story that is told every time the career of Billy Bishop is discussed: On June 2, 1917, the young pilot single-handedly took out a German airfield in an early morning raid at the height of the Great War. For this, he was awarded the Victoria Cross, and a place in Canadian history. And yet, the attack never happened. In this explosive new biography, Brereton Greehous exposes the myth of Billy Bishop. While his bravery never comes into question (Bishop was as courageous as any of the men who risked their lives in those early warplanes) his credibility as a storyteller does. From exagger.
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Dundurn Press, 2002
ISBN: 9781282809390
1282809393
9781770701175
1770701176
9781417595631
1417595639
9781550023909
155002390X
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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