PER NOCTEM PER DIEM : THE STORY OF 24 SQUADRON, SOUTH AFRICAN AIR FORCE.

Tucker, E. N. & McGregor, P. M. J.


£200.00




24 Squadron Album Committee, 1st ed., 1961. 291 + cold., frontis., + a wealth of b&w photo & other plates + a fldg., map. D.j., 25 x 18cm. Some typical wear to edges of d.j., o/w Nr. FINE in V.G.+ d.j. Signed Presentation Copy from the Author "Peter McGregor". This is a superb Second World War history of 24 Squadron, South African Air Force, from December 1940 through to 1945. It served in the North African and Mediterranean theatre ' including at Gazala, the Battle of Alamein, the Advance to Tripoli, the Battle of Mareth - and in the Italian Campaign ' featuring chapters on Operations from Sicily ; Difficulties, Gloom and Triumph at Gambut ; Return to Italy ; Targets in Italy ; New Targets and New Tactics from Jesi ; Aiding the Blockade of Italy ; and more besides. Along with a coloured frontispiece, a wealth of black and white photographs and other plates and a folding map, this book also includes a Roll of Honour, Honours and Awards and 24 Squadron Nominal Roll. Complete with its dust-jacket, this is a Scarce First Edition and has been Signed by the Author "Peter McGregor".


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