Item F980 - High flight

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High flight


  • 1939-1945. (Creation)

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1 l. ; 27 cm.

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John Gillespie Magee was the 19 year old son of an American clergyman. He was educated at Rugby, and joined the Canadian Air Force during World War II. He was killed in action over England.

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Poem, printed in limited edition for Mr John Sutherland during World War II.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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