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Inscribed WWII Royal Norwegian Air Force "Little Norway In Pictures: RNAF in Canada" Album
ARTIFACT: This is an inscribed, hardcover copy of "Little Norway in Pictures: R.N.A.F. in Canada". In addition to serving as a history of the exiled Norwegian airmen's time training in Canada, the first part of the book is replete with facts about Norway and photos of their homeland. This inscription to Colonel McGraw from the RNAF Chief Medical Officer dates from the Colonel's brief tenure at Bowman Field, Kentucky as the commander of the Flight Nurses School. The book was published in Toronto, Ontario in Canada.
VINTAGE: Published circa 1943 (World War II).
SIZE: 122 pages; approximately 9-1/4" in height and 12" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Cloth-bound cover, glossy paper.
ATTACHMENT: Glued binding.
MARKINGS: "To Colonel McGraw, School of Air Evacuation, Bowman Field, KY with my most sincere thanks O.A. Wiesener Chief Medical Officer Royal Norwegian Air Force" inscription in front; S.J. Reginald Saunders Publisher, Toronto; Southam Press Toronto Printed in Canada (last page).
ITEM NOTES: This is from a foreign militaria book collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJX93 LAAEX9/13
CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The book shows some small areas of light staining and medium wear to the cover; some areas of staining to the endpapers only.