soldier of the sky by Campbell, George Frederick.

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  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, English

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Statementby Captain George F. Campbell, of the Royal flying corps.
LC ClassificationsD602 .C3
The Physical Object
Pagination232 p.
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6607200M
LC Control Number18008098

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Octavo, pp., 14 plates; white lettering and small paste-down picture of the author on front cover, some white lettering chipped, signed by author, a very good copy in original blue cloth.

Item #43 The author, after service with the Highland Light Infantry in India, was wounded in the trenches. A Soldier of the Sky. Chicago: Davis Printing Works, (), First Edition. octavo, blue cloth stamped in white on front cover and spine, with small, mounted photo of Campbell on front cover.

()pp. Davis Printing Works, Item # Campbell was wounded while fighting with the Highland Light Infantry in Unfit for land combat, he joined the RFC on 1 September and attended Central.

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