THE FLYING ELEPHANTS: A HISTORY OF NO. 27 SQUADRON ROYAL FLYING CORPS – ROYAL AIR FORCE 1915 TO 69.

Bowyer, Chaz.


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1st ed., 1972. 286 pp., 37 photo-plates. D.j., 22 x 14cm. V.G. From its early dogfights over the Somme, to the Malayan campaign in 1941-42, the steaming Burmese jungles, the perilous air corridors to Berlin, and to Suez and Egypt, the author comprehensively traces the fifty-seven years of history of 27 Squadron focusing on both its aircraft and its courageous pilots. Detailed appendices, listing the Squadron's commanders, bases, all known individual aircraft, unit markings, squadron songs etc., are backed by a fascinating selection of photographs, many of them hitherto unpublished.


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