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McCaffery, Dan

DAN McCAFFERY is one of Canada's most successful military aviation history writers. He was born in Sarnia, Ontario, where he graduated from the the Journalism Program at Lambton College of Applied Arts and Technology. He worked for the Sarnia Gazette, a weekly newspaper, from 1974 to 1989 as a reporter and later as editor. Since 1989 he has worked at the daily newspaper the Sarnia Observer where he is currently the assignment editor. He has won three Canadian News Awards, two Ontario News Awards and a Western Ontario News Award.

He is the author of Hell Island: Canadian Pilots and the 1942 Air Battle for Malta, Billy Bishop: Canadian Hero, Air Aces, Battlefields in the Air, Canadian Warplanes and Bush Planes and Bush Pilots. McCaffery and his wife Val have been married for 28 years.


Billy Bishop: Top Canadian Flying Ace

The true life and accomplishments of Billy Bishop, top Canadian flying ace in the first World War

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Bush Planes and Bush Pilots

The paperback edition of Bush Planes and Bush Pilots delves into the history of sixteen extraordinary bush planes now found in Canada's aviation museums, and the pilots who flew them.

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Bush Planes and Bush Pilots

The paperback edition of Bush Planes and Bush Pilots delves into the history of sixteen extraordinary bush planes now found in Canada's aviation museums, and the pilots who flew them.

Hardback   Out of print
9781550287646 | Published: October 2002

Billy Bishop, Canadian Hero

Billy Bishop is Canada's greatest air ace of all time. He was almost thrown out of military college for cheating, but he went on to become the most famous of the First World War fighter pilots.

Paperback   Out of print
9780887801587 | Published: January 1990

Air Aces

A thoughtful account of the nature of war and wartime heroism, Air Aces examines the myth of the fighter ace, showing why it emerged in the First World War and waned thereafter.

Hardback   Out of print
9781550283228 | Published: January 1989

Billy Bishop

In this new edition of Billy Bishop: Canadian Hero, military aviation expert Dan McCaffery sets the record straight about one of this country's most famous and controversial figures.

Hardback   Out of print
9781550280951 | Published: January 1988