Without Precedent WW2 Commando BCOF RAAF 77 Squadron
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Without Precedent WW2 Commando BCOF RAAF 77 Squadron

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Without Precedent By O. Zupp

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Without Precedent

 

Records the life of Phil Zupp an Australian Army Commando with 2/10th Cavalry Squadron New Guinea during World War II, BCOF British Commonwealth Occupational Forces Hiroshima Japan and a fighter pilot with RAAF 77 Squadron Korean War.

A remarkable man with a distinguished service career spanning two wars. He flew 201 combat sorties in the Korean War, piloting the RAAF Gloster Meteor F8 jet fighter and Mustang Fighter. Also includes the true story of how Phil was awarded the first Australian Purple Heart.

After the war he had an extensive civil career spanning international routes with QANTAS, cloud-seeding and air ambulance operations - what an incredible life !

Written by his son, Owen Zupp from personal memoirs, official records this is a larger book of 368 pages supported with 112 photos.
Would be of immense interest to RAAF enthusists especially with connection around the Korean War period both in Australia and the war front.

 

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Book Condition:
PERFECT - NEW BOOK
Total Pages:
368 with 112 photo
Publication Date:
2016
Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB):
Soft Cover

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