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Valiant boys : true stories from the operators of the UK's first four-jet bomber

Author: Tony Blackman; Anthony Wright
Publisher: London : Grub Street, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a fascinating collection of personal accounts of operating Britain's first V bomber by aircrew and ground crew. The book tells the story from the aircraft's birth taking off from Vickers'  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Blackman; Anthony Wright
ISBN: 1910690872 9781910690871
OCLC Number: 930992714
Description: 1 online resource (191 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white)
Contents: Foreword; Acknowledgements; Preface; Prologue --
The First Prototype; Chapter One Flight Development --
The Valiant at Vickers and Woodford; Chapter Two Operation Too Right; Chapter Three Operation Buffalo --
Atomic Testing in Australia; Chapter Four Operation Musketeer -Suez 1956; Chapter Five RAF Regiment Suez -Guarding the Valiants; Chapter Six Early Squadron Days; Chapter Seven 214 Squadron before Tanking; Chapter Eight Operation Grapple; Chapter Nine RATOG Testing; Chapter Ten Valiant Memories; Chapter Eleven 148 Squadron Memories; Chapter Twelve 543 Squadron Memories. Chapter Thirteen 214 Squadron TankingChapter Fourteen An AEO's Story; Chapter Fifteen 148 Squadron; Chapter Sixteen Low Level Deterrent; Chapter Seventeen Valiant Tales; Chapter Eighteen Valiant Accidents --
A Brief Survey; Chapter Nineteen The Sudden Finish --
A Surpriseto Some?; Epilogue --
Final Words; Appendix One Nuclear Radiation --
An Unfinished Tale?; Appendix Two Wisley Log Book --
Some Personal Memories; Appendix Three Buffalo Log Book --
An Important Record; Acronyms; Index.
Responsibility: Tony Blackman, Anthony Wright.

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