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shiphunters

R. E. Gillman

shiphunters

by R. E. Gillman

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Published by Murray in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malta.,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Gillman, R. E.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Malta.,
    • Air pilots -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementR. E. Gillman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD786 .G53
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 239 p., [6] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4591025M
      ISBN 10071953299X
      LC Control Number77353213

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The first quarter of the book covers the author's decision to become a pilot, his training and a few anti-ship missions along the European coast. The remaining three-quarters covers 8 weeks as a member of Squadron on Malta and the heavy toll the near suicidal losses suffered took on those who survived (more than 90% of the squadron's /5(9).

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The book may have minor markings which are not specifically. As with his earlier book "the Shiphunters", one of the most attractive features of Captain Gillman's writing is his obvious depth of knowledge, which allows him to write with considerable authority, but which is always tempered by a sense of humility, something that gives his writing a particularly engaging quality.5/5(4).

This book will make a worthwhile Christmas present for commercial aviation fanatics and will also be of much appeal to those who have reason to travel frequently by air. The sister book.

-The Shiphunters”. is by the same publisher and costs only and will be reviewed next month. W.B. “Jaguar — The History of a Great British Car”. Squadron was reformed at RAF Andover on 10 August as a light bomber squadron, equipped with Hawker Hinds.

These were replaced by Blenheim from August which gave way in their turn to Blenheim in May It was with four of this aircraft that No. took part in the RAF's first bombing raid of the war against enemy ships in the German port of Wilhelmshaven on 4 Branch: Royal Air Force. Shiphunters, circuses and fringe raiders, March-June The charge of the light brigade: the cruel summer of -- 8.

Malta crusade: hunting Rommel's supplies, -- 9. The one thing that was a bit lacking in the book was the authors interaction with the rest of his crew, apart from his navigator. I didn't even realise until later that the Beaufort he flew carried a radio operator.

In The Shiphunters, the author flying Blenheims in the same theatre, has a much closer relationship with his crew. This book is /5(8). In 7 libraries. xiii, pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 22 cm. Gillman, R. (Ronald Edward) Gillman, Ron E. Great Britain. Royal Air Force.

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Scott’s book: Battleaxe Blenheims – squadron RAF at war * In Chapter 13 (P) he writes about the life on Malta where Sdn were stationed in the early part of the war. The airfield was at Luqa where the airport is now.

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The author served in WW2 as a Blenheim pilot in the Mediterranean (awarded D.F.C. and D.F.M.). The Bristol Blenheim Mark IV (seen above) was a medium range bomber used extensively throughout the war. The plane held 3 - .