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Scherger : a biography of Air Chief Marshal Sir Frederick Scherger

Author: Harry Rayner; Australian War Memorial.
Publisher: Canberra, ACT : Australian War Memorial, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Frederick Rudolph William Scherger, (1904-1984) joined the Royal Australian Air Force in 1925, was in command of the RAAF at Darwin during the Japanese air attacks in 1942, later serving in the New Guinea campaign during the Second World War. After service in the Malaya 'Emergency' 1952-1955, he became Chief of Air Staff in 1957 and retired in 1966 as the first Air Chief Marshall of the RAAF.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Sir Frederick Scherger
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Rayner; Australian War Memorial.
ISBN: 0642878544 9780642878540
OCLC Number: 13032836
Description: xiv, 201 pages, [20] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Harry Rayner.

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Frederick Rudolph William Scherger, (1904-1984) joined the Royal Australian Air Force in 1925, was in command of the RAAF at Darwin during the Japanese air attacks in 1942, later serving in the New Guinea campaign during the Second World War. After service in the Malaya 'Emergency' 1952-1955, he became Chief of Air Staff in 1957 and retired in 1966 as the first Air Chief Marshall of the RAAF.

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