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Title:Air War Against Germany and Italy 1939-1943: Australia in the War of 1939-1945
Price:AUD$39.60 (about USD$29.20)
Item ID:SB00-0224255
Publisher:Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 1954
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Australian War Memorial, 1954, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

1.25 kg; XVIII, 734pp., last three blank, preface by author, list of illustrations, two appendices and index. Within the text there are 3 double-page & 3 full-page coloured maps, 9 full-page black and white maps, 20 text maps, 1 text graph & 2 text diagrams and 52 plates. This volume describes the part played by increasing numbers of Australians in the first four years of the air war in Europe and the Middle East. -- since of the Australians were so widely dispersed -- almost every RAF squadron contain some -- the author has outlined the story of the air war as a whole, assessing its achievements and examining the commanders' policies in the light of German and Italian as well as British documents. -- front fold over blurb. Blue coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Slight browning of the edges of the pages, offset tanning of front and rear free end pages,. Traces of foxing adjacent the spine visible at the title page! The original dust jacket is rubbed and chipped with numerous short tears, and the front fold over flap has a 1 inch tear at the top and a 3 inch tear at the bottom. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Military History; Military History -- World War II; Military History -- Aviation; Inventory No: 0224255.
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