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Belconnen, ACT: Banner Books, 1995. x, 244pp, index, bibliography, notes, 6 appendices, num bw ills, maps, pictorial endpapers. Or blue cloth in pictorial jacket. Slightest of edge wear to jacket, extremely light foxing to half-title page and page edges. 455 Squadron RAAF was the only Australian strike squadron in RAF Coastal Command and flew the Bristol Beaufighter. They attacked German shipping off Holland and Denmark, and in the Norwegian Fjords diving inot concentrated flak, among defending Focke-Wulfs over freezing waters. The 'Viking Boys' mastered some of the most demanding and perilous flying of the war. This history describes the men who flew, their groundcrews, and includes full appendices of personnel, aircraft on strength and operations as well as honours and awards.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to.
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