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Seek and destroy : the history of 3 Squadron RNZAF

Author: Paul Harrison; Bruce Reid Ferguson
Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Oratia, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The official history of the machines and personnel that make up the colourful and wide-ranging operations of this unique squadron, which was first formed in 1930 and whose aircraft and personnel have seen service all around the world from the UK to Asia, the Pacific and the Antarctic ... Brings together anecdotal stories of the operations and exercises conducted during the past 50 years, including numerous civil  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Harrison; Bruce Reid Ferguson
ISBN: 9780947506452 0947506454
OCLC Number: 1031711712
Description: 334 pages, 52 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), maps (some colour), portraits (some colour), facsimiles ; 27 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Air Marshal Sir Bruce Ferguson --
1. A proud heritage --
2. The helicopters --
3. Expansion of operations, 1970-1979 --
4. Worldwide challenges, 1980-1989 --
5. Experienced hands --
6. New horizons, 2000-2015 --
Appendices. A, New Zealand Army Air Corps (NZAAC) and army pilots flying in No. 3 Battlefield Support Squadron, Malaysia and Vietnam --
B, RNZAF helicopter pilots in South Vietnam, 1967-1972 --
C, Helicopters in Singapore 1971-1989 --
D, Multinational Force & observers : Sinai 1982-1986 --
E, No. 3 Squadron RNZAF commanding officers.
Other Titles: History of 3 Squadron RNZAF
Responsibility: Paul Harrison.

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"The official history of the machines and personnel that make up the colourful and wide-ranging operations of this unique squadron, which was first formed in 1930 and whose aircraft and personnel have seen service all around the world from the UK to Asia, the Pacific and the Antarctic ... Brings together anecdotal stories of the operations and exercises conducted during the past 50 years, including numerous civil defence and peacekeeping activities"--Adapted from publisher's description.

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