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History Australian Aircrew and Empire Air Training Scheme

The Last Call of The Empire ' by J McCarthy : used book

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1988 printed book. ' The Last Call of The Empire ' by J McCarthy. This is an Australian War Memorial publication. Gives the full history of the Australian RAAF experience of being trained for Bomber Command.

The service of some 27,000 Australians with the RAF under the Empire Air Training Scheme was one of Australia's most significant contributions to the Allied cause during 1939-45 war.

This book, the first major study of the scheme, records the history of the men's selection, training and combat experience. Aviation historians and aircrew researchers the world over will find this history valuable. An essential reference tool for historians of RAAF and the RAF.
At the time of publishing, the author Doctor John McCarthy was an Associate Professor of History at the Australian Defence Force Academy.

The detailed narrative supported by numerous printed photos of pilots fully indexed

  • Total Pages: 172
  • Publication Date: 1988
  • Dimensions in mm : 135 x 215 x 15
  • Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB): Stiff Card Boards Printed Laminate
  • Comment: 1st edition and collectable Quality
  • Book Condition: used book: Some light age toning on outer text block otherwise as new

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