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Lend-lease aircraft in World War II

Arthur Pearcy

Lend-lease aircraft in World War II

by Arthur Pearcy

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Published by Motorbooks International Publishers & Wholesalers in Osceola, WI .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Royal Air Force -- Equipment and supplies.,
    • Great Britain. Royal Air Force -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.,
    • Airplanes, Military -- Great Britain -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.,
    • Lend-lease operations (1941-1945),
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 174) and index.

      StatementArthur Pearcy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG1245.G7 P43 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination176 p. :
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL630529M
      ISBN 101853104434
      LC Control Number96231759
      OCLC/WorldCa36003030

      Lend-Lease - World War II: Discussion. Werewolf. Werewolf Posts: shortage in trained pilots and outproduced and outnumbered in aircraft made sure Luftwaffe would loose air superiority. Werewolf there is a book titled "Other Losses" which deals with allied war crimes against German POWS,largely blaming the post war Bibl iography 7 [23] Kemp p [24] Sea routes of Soviet Lend-Lease:Voice of Russia Retrieved: 16 December 1 [25] Zaloga (Armored Thunderbolt) p. 28, 30, 3 1 [26] Lend-Lease Shipments: World War II, Section 11IB, Pub- lished by Office, Chief of Finance, War Department, 3 1 December , p.

      Commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II by retracing the Alaska-Siberia (ALSIB) air route from Great Falls, Montana through western Canada and across Russia in World War II era aircraft; Present the rich and undiscovered history of Lend-Lease and the Allied effort that has never been completely told.   The records constitute the primary policy and subject files on World War II Lend-Lease to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). The story of how that microfilm came to be in the National Archives is a convoluted tale worthy of telling. Part I. On Ma , Congress passed the Lend-Lease Act.

      Title: Lend-Lease Aircraft of World War II: Authors: Pearcy: Publisher: Motorbooks International: Year: Types Covered: Airacobra (P), Argus I (Fairchild 24W.   About 1, young women flew military aircraft stateside during World War II as part of a program called Women Airforce Service Pilots — WASP for short. These civilian volunteers ferried and.


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This brick-like volume contains pages, jammed with black and white photographs & charts, as well a detailed written text and side-view colour plates depicting various aircraft types as they /5(8).

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It is time for a more complete evaluation of the vital assistance provided by the U.S. during World War II. Lend-Lease started in Marchproviding for military aid to any country whose. By the end of the Soviet Union was near collapse and its air force almost annihilated, leaving large numbers of surviving pilots with no aircraft to fly.

To help prevent this collapse the UK eventually supplied a total of Hurricanes and Spitfires to the USSR. After the United States entered the war, the Americans extended Lend-lease to include direct supply to the Soviets as well as 4/5(1).

In this book, for the first time, full details of UK Lend-Lease contracts for aircraft are revealed, as is an insight into the massive organisation necessary to fly the war machines to the -Lease was a vital weapon for victory. Arthur Pearcy's "Lend-Lease Aircraft in World War II" offers an interesting yet disjointed and incomplete account of America's historic effort to arm its World War II allies.

The book starts with a forward, a preface, and an introduction. The introduction is random, touching on a smattering of topics related to Lend-Lease s: 2. Inwhen the Battle of Britain was raging, lend-lease exports went mainly to the United Kingdom.

As the war spread to Africa, the Middle East, Australia, and India, aid was sent to those areas. With the signing of the Russian lend-lease protocol in Octoberlend-lease goods began to move to the U.S.S.R. in increasing volume. On May 9, a small group of locals gathered at the Lend-Lease Memorial in downtown Fairbanks to celebrate VE Day, marking 75 years since the end of World War II.

The statue depicts two World War II. In the AF of the Karelian front lend-lease aircraft amounted to about two-thirds of all combat aircraft inpractically all torpedo bombers of the naval air forces were AG Bostons in etc. The Unknown World War II in the Northern Pacific 3.

In the end, these aircraft helped to fortify the Soviet response which went on to crush the invading Germans all the way back to their capital. There are a total of [ 11 ] Lend-Lease Soviet Aircraft of WWII () entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z).

^ Lend-Lease Shipments: World War II, Section IIIB, Published by Office, Chief of Finance, War Department, 31 Decemberp. ^ Hardestyp.

^ World War II The War Against Germany And Italy, US Army Center Of Military History, page ^ "The five Lend-Lease routes to Russia". Engines of the Red Army.

Retrieved 12 July Also, War at Sea – A Naval History of World War II (New York: Scribner, ) reports 5, Allied casualties in the Atlantic Ocean from to *9. U.S.

mariners suffered the highest rate of casualties of any service in World War II, but unfortunately, the U.S. Merchant Marine had no official historians and researchers, thus casualty.

There’s a reason that Americans often refer to WWII as “the good war,” as evidenced, for example, in the title of the book by the famous American historian Studs Terkel: The Good War: An Oral History of World War II (). With unabashed cynicism he quoted, “While the rest of the world came out bruised and scarred and nearly destroyed.

Lend-lease aircraft in World War II. [Arthur Pearcy] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Pearcy.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Lend-lease, system by which the United States aided its World War II allies with war materials, such as ammunition, tanks, airplanes, and trucks, and with food and other raw materials. Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt had committed the United States in June to materially aiding the opponents of fascism, but, under existing U.S.

law, the United Kingdom had to pay for its growing arms purchases. During World War II, the Soviet Union received alm U.S.-built aircraft under the lend-lease program. About half of these were delivered by sea via the North Atlantic or were flown across the South Atlantic Ocean to the USSR via North Africa.

Each method was difficult. A wartime cartoon in The New Yorker shows the docks of Murmansk covered with off-loaded containers and a Soviet official having trouble finding the word “spam” in the dictionary.

Spam was one of the many food items sent to the former Soviet Union by the United States under the Lend-Lease Program first suggested by Winston Churchill, to which the United States contributed the major portion.

The Red Army suffered such catastrophic losses of armour in the summer of that they begged Britain and the United States to send tanks. The first batches arrived in latejust in time to take part in the defence of Moscow. The supplies of British tanks encompassed a very wide range of types including the Matilda, Churchill, and Valentine and even a few Tetrarch airborne tanks.

lend-lease aircraft in world war ii, by arthur pearcy, published by motorbooks international, wisconsin. previously published by airlife publishing ltd., england.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. By the end of the Soviet Union was near /5.Lend-Lease Aircraft in World War II $ Lend-Lease Aircraft In WWII Pearcy Full details of UK Lend-Lease contracts for aircraft are revealed, as is an insight into the massiveorganization necessary to fly the war machines to the battle fronts.

Included are the stories of th e ferry pilots, the ferry routes they flew, and the aircraft involved.- Royal Air Force - History - World War, | Great Britain. - Royal Air Force - Equipment and supplies - Royal Air Force - Equipment and supplies Lend-lease aircraft in World War II.