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The brotherhood of airmen : the men and women of the RAAF in action, 1914- today

Author: David Wilson
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A complete history of the Royal Australian Air Force in action. From its beginnings in 1914 to the present day, and covers the latest involvement in Iraq. Looks not only at the pilots and aircrew, but essential back up support, like cooks, clerks, drivers, technicians and tradespeople.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Wilson
ISBN: 1741143330 9781741143331
OCLC Number: 62548280
Description: 242 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: 1: Genesis --
2: Building the tradition --
3: Pioneering flights and nation building, 1921-39 --
4: The call of Empire --
5: Pyramids to pagodas --
6: The battles of the rising suns --
7: Postwar conflicts --
8: Confronting communism --
9: Peacekeeping, the United Nations and national commitments --
10: Nascent nations and terrorists.
Responsibility: David Wilson.

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