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Australians in the War of 1939-45 Official History Books RAAF 1939 -42

Australians in the War of 1939-45 Official History Books RAAF 1939 -42

Royal Australian Air Force 1939- 1942 ' by D. Gillison .- new book

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This military book is the Official History WW2 RAAF Air War 1939-42.

Royal Australian Air Force 1939- 1942 ' by Douglas Gillison . Lists the activity or history of the RAAF in the air war against Japan . This is the Official History of Australia in World War 2 Volume 1 of the Air War Series 3. It describes particularly the experiences and achievements of Australian airman units and members of the RAAF . This book is new condition been in storage since '62 - excellent condition (gauranteed to please). Binding, cloth hard perfect and dust jacket cover there is just a tiny 8mm tear bottom dust jacket . First published 1962 and this is the first edition.  Fully indexed, 60+ printed photos and 40+ maps.

This volume is concerned mainly with the air war against Japan from December 1941 to the end of the first quarter of 1943 when air superiority was first wrested from the Japanese. It describes particularly the experiences and achievements of the Australian airmen who fought as integrated RAAF units or as members of units of the British and American air forces in Malaya, Burma, the East Indies and under General MacArthur in the South–West Pacific. In both time and geography the scope is wide. The opening chapters describe the genesis of the Royal Australian Air Force, its history between the wars and the problems of the development of the force in Australia and the Far Eastern theatre before the Japanese onslaught opened.

  • Weight in grams: 1210
  • Total Pages: 786
  • Publication Date: 1962
  • Nominal Roll ? :- no - but has extensive personal names of soldiers and their operations throughout text.
  • Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB): Hard Boards with Dust Jacket
  • Comment: 1st edition and collectable Quality
  • Book Condition: New Book been in storage - just that tiny 8mm tear bottom dust jacket - guaranteed excellent!

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