AIR WAR DIARY: An Australian in Bomber Command

By: Scholes, David, D.F.C.

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144pp., b/white halftone plate frontispiece, plus several intext, line-drawn maps. Unpaginated, photographic b/white halftone plate section. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Monochrome-illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped, edgeworn, with a few blind indentations on front wrap. A one-word name on half-title page, else leaves unmarked. The name of David Scholes is synonymous with trout/fly-fishing in Australia - much less is known of his exploits as an Australian pilot in Bomber Command during World War Two. Born in Melbourne in 1923, David Scholes, D.F.C. died in 2005. Contents, in diary form, include: Prelims., Preface (Author). 5 'parts', viz: To America. England and Familiarisation. Conversion to Bombers. Bomber Command Operations. Return to Australia. Abbs. and Terms. Index. Book weight approx. 246g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post as a small parcel.

Title: AIR WAR DIARY: An Australian in Bomber Command

Author Name: Scholes, David, D.F.C.

Categories: Australian Biography, Letters/Correspondence/Diaries, Australian Military History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Kenthurst, N.S.W., Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1997

ISBN Number: 0864178379

ISBN Number 13: 9780864178374

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good +

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013608

Keywords: Biography, Diaries, World War (1939-1945), Pilots, Bomber Command, Australian Pilots, Group 5 Bomber Command (History), Scholes, David (1923-2005)