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These Eagles - Story of the RAAF at War Book 1942 ed #109

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Title: These Eagles - Story of the R.A.A.F at War

Author: R.A.A.F. Directorate of Public Relations Publisher: Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT Country/Origin: Australia, Canberra ACT Year of Publication: 1942 Cover: Cloth Hard Cover Page Count: 200pg. Illustrated / Pictorial: Illustrations and Photographs are in black and white, and colour.

  • "Photographs were supplied by the Commonwealth Department of Information and the Military History Section."
  • "Illustrations for articles were drawn by 4I6I6 and artists of the Australian War Memorial."


  • Overall in great condition, showing minor signs of age
  • Missing dust jacket
  • Spine of front fly leaf is damaged


  • This book tells the story of the Royal Australian Air Force during the early part of World War II. 
  • Personal recounts from RAAF service personnel by way of stories, poems, cartoons, illustrations and portraits.
  • The stories themselves provide an interesting insight into the deeds and life in the various areas of fighting – they include Brest Stories, Against Rommel, Desert Stooge, U-Boat Hunters, Syrian Triumph, Eyes for the Army, Desert Dogfighters, Ambon Outpost, Sea Saga, and Ground Staff Blokes.
  • The book contains many images and sketches, both colour and black and white, of personnel, maps and places. It is a valuable resource and a great read for all interested in military history.

Dimensions: 22cm x 28.5cm x 2cm

Weight: 800g

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