50th Anniversary of the Victory in Europe - 247 Squadron

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50th Anniversary of the Victory in Europe - 247 Squadron

50th Anniversary of the Victory in Europe - 247 Squadron

Published privately in 1995, 50 pages. A4 size softback. (A10046S6084)

This book, produced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the victory in Europe, is an account of the RAF 247(F) China-British Squadron during the last months of the Second World War. Illustrated with lots of black and white photographs, the book includes the following sections:

  • 8 March to 8 May 1945, by David Marchant - including details of Helmond March airfield, Squadron pilots, daily sorties flown, Sqn Ldr Jimmy Bryant, and much more!
  • Unofficial Diary, 21 February to 26 March 1945 - taken from the original Squadron Diary by Michael Shirley. Includes lots of fascinating detail about life I nthe squadron, pilots, missions flown, events and mishaps, operations, and more!
  • From the Operations Record Book, 4 May to 18 May 1945 - taken from the official Operations record Book.
  • Members Personal Stories - accounts by five men who served in the squadron during this period (including a fascinating account by Squadron Leader Jimmy Bryant)

Condition of the book is generally very good. The cover has one or two very minor scuffs, but the spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.

Condition New