Our Tribute to Air Chief Marshal Sir Augustus Walker (1912-86)
Book published by the Yorkshire Air Museum in 1998, 168 pages. Paperback (S5681)
Sir George Augustus Walker was a Second World War bomber pilot and jet aircraft pioneer, who later served as Inspector-General of the RAF and as RAF Air Chief Marshal. Known to his friends and colleagues as 'Gus', he joined the Air Force in 1931, and during WWII he was a bomber squadron leader and wing commander, pioneering night Bombing operations against Germany....
From the first inside page: This book is an.... illustrated record and career of a much loved and respected officer who at a young age commanded four Halifax bomber bases near York for two years during the war and who served with equal distinction in the years of peace which followed
Condition of the book is generally ok. The cover has some minor scuffs, blemishes and creases (including a large crease running across the bottom right hand corner), but the spine is tight and intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.