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Title JOEY JACOBSON'S WAR : a jewish-canadian airman in the second world war.
Imprint [Place of publication not identified] WILFRID LAURIER UNIV PR, 2018.


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Description 1 online resource
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Jacobson, Joey.
Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Squadron, 106.
Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Squadron, 106.
World War (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.
Airmen -- Canada -- Biography.
Flight navigators -- Canada -- Biography.
Genre Biographies.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; PART ONE: Father and Son; One: September 1939; Two: Preston; Three: Enlistment; Four: Toronto; Five: Regina; Six: Mossbank; Seven: Rivers; Eight: Montreal; Nine: Debert; PART TWO: Discoveries; Ten: The North Atlantic; Eleven: The Blitz; Twelve: England; Thirteen: Operational Training; Fourteen: A CanadianĂ¢#x80;#x99;s Estimate of England; Fifteen: A Home Away from Home; Sixteen: Preparing for Battle; PART THREE: Night Bombing; Seventeen: Bomber Command; Eighteen: Initiation; Nineteen: Confidence Affirmed.
Twenty: The Four HorsemenTwenty-One: Confidence Tested; Twenty-Two: A Brotherhood Lost; Twenty-Three: Action and Inaction; Twenty-Four: Questions and Doubts; Twenty-Five: Winding Down; PART FOUR: Holding the Line; Twenty-Six: New Ideas; Twenty-Seven: December Doldrums; Twenty-Eight: New Directions; Twenty-Nine: 28 January 1942; PART FIVE: Failed to Return; Thirty: Requiem; Thirty-One: Holland; Thirty-Two: Epilogue; Notes on Sources; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.
Summary The story of a Jewish Canadian navigator in Bomber Command at the beginning of its offensive against Germany in 1941, as told through his own letters and diaries. Joey Jacobson was a privileged Montrealer whose wartime experience transformed him into a hopeful idealist and a seasoned airman before he was killed in action.
Other Title Print version: 1771123427 9781771123426