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

By: Norman Barnes

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen and Unwin: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: A1115

ISBN: 1865081302

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 cov... View more info

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Lone Evader : The Escape from France of an RAAF Pilot Sergeant E. A. Ted Coates [used book]

By: Sergeant Ted Coates

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Australian Military History Publications: 1995

Edition: Reprinted 1998

Seller ID: 0646259857

ISBN: 0646259857

Condition: Good


RAAF Sergeant E.A. (Ted) Coates was flying his Wellington bomber over Germany on raid after raid, knowing that eventually he and his crew would find themselves on the receiving end of a German fighter. One night in November 1942 their worst fears were realised and Ted found himself parachuting through the darkness of a French night over enemy territory. This story relates his adventures as he walked and rode across France on his way to Spain and freedom ... without any h... View more info