The RAAF and the Flying Squadrons [used book][out of print][rare]

The RAAF and the Flying Squadrons [used book][out of print][rare]

By: Norman Barnes

Price: $80.00

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Book Condition: Good


Hard cover with dust wrapper in good condition, large octavo, 326pp, some b&w and colour plates. Ex-School Library with the usual library markings. Only light shelf wear. The RAAF and the Flying Squadrons provides a concise history of all the flying squadrons that have made up the Australian Flying Corps and the Royal Australian Air Force, from the feats of the airforce on its first overseas mission in the Suez in 1916 up to the present day. Comprehensive in its coverage, it includes little known squadrons that were in existence for only a short time during World War II when the RAAF became, for a time, the fourth largest air force in the world...The book draws upon a wide range of archival sources as well as information from ex-squadron members to give a complete and detailed account of every squadron's history, outlining:..- where and when they were formed..- the areas where they served..- the actions they were involved in..- the type of aircraft used..- their Commanding Officers..- their unit badges..In addition, it provides a brief overview of the formation of the RAAF and its role during war and peace, and the vital parts played by the Air Training Corps, the RAAF Nursing Service-Women's Auxiliary and the Ground Staffs.

Title: The RAAF and the Flying Squadrons [used book][out of print][rare]

Author Name: Norman Barnes

Categories: Aircraft & Air Warfare, RAAF,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Australia, Allen and Unwin: 2000

ISBN Number: 1865081302

ISBN Number 13: 9781865081304

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: 23.8 x 18.5 x 3.0 cm

Kg: 1.00 Kg

Seller ID: A1115

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