Canada’s War in the Air | Source: Goodspeed, D. J. (1967). The Armed Forces of Canada, 1867-1967: A Century of Achievement Retrieved from http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/his/docs/AFC_e.pdf | A 15-page extract, filled with illustrations. It is clearly written and comprehensive .
Canadians in the Air Force | Source: Drew, M. G. (1928). Canada in the Great War (pp. 36). Toronto: Maclean’s. | A brief, 3-page discussion of Canada’s contribution to the War in the Air.
Captain William Avery Bishop Wins the VC | Source: Canada. War Records Office, Roberts, Theodore Goodridge, Richards, Robin, & Martin, Stuart. (1918). Thirty Canadian V.Cs, 23rd April 1915 to 30th March 1918. London,: Skeffington. | A seven page extract that describes how Canada’s war ace, Billy Bishop earned the Victoria Cross during the First World War.
First Canadian Naval Airmen | Source: Kealy, J. D. F., & Russell, E. C. (1965). A history of Canadian naval aviation, 1918-1962. Ottawa: Naval Historical Section, Canadian Forces Headquarters, Department of National Defence. A 3-page extract that looks at the Royal Naval Air Service in the First World War.
Into the Blue: Pilot Training in Canada, 1917-1918 | Source: Halliday, Hugh A, & Brandon, Laura. (1999). Into the Blue: Pilot Training in Canada, 1917–1918. Canadian Military History, 8(1), 6. | A 6-page illustrated history article that looks at the growth of air power in the First World War, and the advent of pilot training in Canada. Clearly written, but does demand high level reading ability.
Kingdom of the Air | Source: Borden, R. L., & Hurd, P. (1917). The war and the future. A narrative compiled from speeches delivered at various periods of the war in Canada, the United States, and Great Britain, with an introductory letter to the compiler, Percy Hurd. London,: Hodder and Stoughton. | A 3-page extract that looks at the Royal Flying Corps in the First World War.
On Active Service: Canadian Aviation in 1917 | | Source: Hopkins, J. C. (1918). Canadian annual review war series – 1917. Toronto: The Canadian Annual Review Ltd. | A 7-page book extract that looks at the state of Canadian military aviation in 1917.
The Royal Canadian Naval Air Service of 1918 | Source: Kealy, J. D. F., & Russell, E. C. (1965). A history of Canadian naval aviation, 1918-1962. Ottawa: Naval Historical Section, Canadian Forces Headquarters, Department of National Defence. | A 10-page extract that looks at the formation of a Canadian naval air service.
War Inventions, Discoveries, Science | Source: Hopkins, J. Castell. (1919). Canadian annual review of public affairs – 1918 (Vol. 18). Toronto: The Canadian Annual Review Ltd. | A 3-page summar of some of the innovations and scientific breakthroughs of the First World War.