Author:Blackman, Eric


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Airman at the Helm -a Wartime Look at a Special Branch of the RAF Air Sea Rescue ( R.A.F. / Royal Air Force )

By: Blackman, Eric

Price: $12.74

Publisher: England, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK: Kenneth Mason, 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149347

ISBN: 0859371670

Condition: Near Fine (see description)

-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a short closed tear, 116 pages, b&w photos, ---"----"Bombing up" a Catalina flying boat. I was "promoted" to deck hand on bomb scow 34. During bad weather aircraft were towed into the shelter of the harbour mouth and moored to replenish depth charges. On one such occasion scow 34 was completing delivery of four charges under the instruction of two bomb armourers. As the charge was ... View more info