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Battle order 204 [electronic resource] : a bomber pilot's story / Christobel Mattingley.

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  • ISBN: 9781741761733 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1741761735 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (314 p.) : ill.
  • Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 312-314).
Formatted Contents Note: About the author; Title page; Contents; 'Wings' by Cecil Roberts; Battle Order 204 (1) Bomb Doors Open!; 1 A Passion for Planes; 2 Name, Rank and Number; Battle Order 204 (2) D Dog; 3 Slow Boat to Britain; 4 Loving Life; Battle Order 204 (3) Target Dortmund; 5 Confronting Death; 6 Airborne Again At Last; 'High Flight' by John Gillespie Magee Jr; 7 Wimpeys and Crewing Up; 8 Heavies and 'Butch' Harris; 'An Airman's Prayer' by Hugh Brodie; 9 625 Squadron; Battle Order 204 (4) Hit!; 10 Holland, Happy Valley and France; Battle Order 204 (5) Put on the Parachutes!; 11 J Jig; 12 Erks and Armourers
Summary, etc.: The riveting true story account of a young WW2 pilot's heroic journey, illustrated throughout with fascinating photographs, maps and excerpts from his log books.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Mattingley, David.
Australia. Royal Australian Air Force > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations, Australian.
Bomber pilots > Australia > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Germany.
HISTORY > Military > World War II.
Genre: Electronic books.

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