Loading... Please wait...
show / hide sidebar


RAAF Victory Roll: The Royal Australian Airforce in its Sixth Year of War

Usually Ships Within 7 Days

Product Description

Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (199 pages)
Year: (1945) 2009
ISBN: 9781742226316
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

Looking back over six years of "tremendous effort and gallant service". The stories in Victory Roll tell of some of the exploits of the RAAF during the final year of the war and, since anonymity is no longer necessary, the names of the authors of each article accompany the tale.

The fifty-five stories encompass many battle areas as illustrated by the following selection of articles: Morotai and Points West, Wewak Deal, Battle for Borneo, Anzacs on Bougainville, Return to Timor, Air Victory Over Burma, D-Day at Dedaye, Lifeline to China, Bangkok - Bang On!, First Over Malaya, and Victory at the Alps. One section of the book describes the Empire Air Training Scheme and the bearing it had on the ultimate course of the war – Australia had trained 10,882 pilots.

Again, an Honour Roll is included listing the names and awards received by members of the members of the RAAF. The names of recipients of a number of French, American, Polish and Dutch awards are also given.


A/A/V/M. D. C. T. Bennett , C. B. E., D.S.O., (Russian) Order of Alexander Nevsky; A/V/M. W. D. Bostock, O.B.E.; A/V/M. H. V. Champion de Crespigney, M.C., D.F.C.; A/A/V/M. A. C. Collier , C.B.E.; A/V/M. A. Coningham , D.S.O., M.C., D.F.C ., A.F.C.; A/ V/M. G. Jones, C.B.E., D .F.C.; A/A/ V/M. E. C. Hudleston , C.B.E.; A/V/M. W. A. McClaughry , D.S.O., M.C., D.F.C .; A/V/M. F. H. McNamara , V.C., C.B.E.

S/Sister M. M. Hateley; S/Sister E. E. Ward; Matron A. J. Wheatley.

As with other books in the series there is an excellent selection of colour and black and white photographs and sketches highlighting people, places and planes. It is a valuable resource and a great read for all interested in military history.

This CD contains high quality scanned images of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

Product Reviews

Write Review

This product hasn't received any reviews yet. Be the first to review this product!

Find Similar Products by Category

Questions & Phone Orders

Questions & Phone Orders

1/1257 North East Road
Ridgehaven South Australia 5097
1300 526 069 | (08) 8263 2055

Shop with Confidence

Shop with Confidence

We accept payment by credit card, Paypal, direct deposit, cheque or money order.

30 Day Moneyback Guarantee

30 Day Moneyback Guarantee

If you're not 100% satisfied with your purchase, please let us know. You can return it unopened or in as new condition within 30 days of purchase for full refund or credit, excluding freight.

Genealogy Ebooks
Genealogy Blog
Gould Digital
Unlock the Past Cruises
Dragonfly Genealogy

Back to Top