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Courage in the skies : the untold story of Qantas, its brave men and women and their extraordinary role in World War II / Jim Eames.

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G 2017/6447 , H 2017/3974

Record identifier

74VKVGawR0PX

Courage in the skies : the untold story of Qantas, its brave men and women and their extraordinary role in World War II / Jim Eames.

https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VKVGawR0PX

Courage in the skies : the untold story of Qantas, its brave men and women and their extraordinary role in World War II / Jim Eames.

Full title

Courage in the skies : the untold story of Qantas, its brave men and women and their extraordinary role in World War II / Jim Eames.

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Publisher

Crows Nest, NSW Allen & Unwin, 2017.

Call Numbers

G 2017/6447 , H 2017/3974

Record Identifier

74VKVGawR0PX

Language

English

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Physical Description

Contents

ix, 336 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 24 cm. Introduction 1. Prelude to a war: The Imperial-BOAC dilemma 2. A world at war 3. The shadows darken, 1940 4. Cats across the Pacific 5. The Americans are coming: Pan Am 6. Route extensions and Sibolga...

Content type

text

still image

cartographic image

Media type

unmediated

Carrier type

volume

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Publisher

Crows Nest, NSW Allen & Unwin, 2017.

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Summary

This is a story of truly heroic deeds during the fall of Singapore, taking munitions and military personnel up and refugees back, of escape and subterfuge as crews prepared for these dangerous operations. It tells of how Qantas confronted the Japanese advance into Indonesia and on to Timor, of its planes being shot down by Japanese Zeros, and the l...

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Courage in the skies : the untold story of Qantas, its brave men and women and their extraordinary role in World War II / Jim Eames.

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NOTES

General note

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Date Published

2017.

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Date Copyright

©2017

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G 2017/6447 , H 2017/3974

Record Identifier

74VKVGawR0PX

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ISBN

9781760293932 (paperback)

DDC

387.70994

MMS ID

991024152919602626

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