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Upward and onward : life of Air-Vice Marshal John Howe CB, CBE, AFC

Author: Bob Cossey
Publisher: Barnsley : Pen & Sword Aviation, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John Howe started his flying career in the post-war South African Air Force, learning to fly on Tiger Moths, Harvards and Spitfires. He was posted to No 2 Squadron SAAF which was sent to Korea to fly as South Africa's contribution to the war in support of the United Nations' forces. There he flew the Mustang F-51D fighter-bomber in front-line action during his first tour. A second tour saw him with the US infantry  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Military history
Named Person: John Howe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Cossey
ISBN: 9781844158201 1844158209
OCLC Number: 244653195
Description: pages cm
Contents: Foreword / George Black --
1. Young dreams --
2. Training --
3. The war in Korea --
4. Learning the operational ropes --
5. John's war --
6. On thye ground --
7. Instructing --
8. Resignation --
9. The Royal Air Force --
10. The Hunter --
11. Suez --
12. Debrief --
13. The Sandys' era --
14. Fighting cocks --
15. Tigers! --
16. Display or ops --
17. Grounded --
18. Voodoos, Delta Darts, Delta Daggers, and the T-33 --
19. Phantoms --
20. CTTO, MoD and RAF Germany --
21. Gutersloh --
22. Front line ops --
23. Diversity --
24. Maritime operations --
25. Finals --
Appendix A: RAF rank and the equivalent in the SAAF --
Appendix B: Report by the Impi Queen --
Appendix C: F-51D Mustangs operated by 2 Squadron [SAAF] in Korea --
Appendix D: Korean airfield identification codes --
Appendix E: Rackheath Hall, home farm and airfield --
Appendix F: Cecil Gowing --
Appendix G: Bentley Priory --
Appendix H: RAF Staff College, Bracknell --
Appendix I: Airfields visited by air flying Lockheed T-33s from Peterson Field --
Appendix J: Royal College of Defence Studies --
Far East tour --
Appendix K: Royal Collrge of Defence Studies --
dissertation --
Appendix L: John Howe and the media --
Appendix M: Career timeline --
Appendix N: Aircraft flown.
Responsibility: Bob Cossey ; foreword by George Black.

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John Howe started his flying career in the post-war South African Air Force, learning to fly on Tiger Moths, Harvards and Spitfires. He was posted to No 2 Squadron SAAF and sent to Korea to fly with  Read more...

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