Review - Mud and Dust. Australian Army
Vehicles and Artillery in Vietnam.Close to 60,000 Australian military personnel
served in Vietnam from the mid 1960s to 1972
and as with any military force of the time a
variety of wheeled and tracked vehicles and
weapons were employed. Most of these vehicles
arrived by sea onboard the converted aircraft
carrier HMAS Sydney ...
Review - Shockwave.
An Australian Combat Helicopter Crew in
Vietnam.In this book author Haran
tells of the experiences of some of the pilots
and crew that saw duty onboard Australia’s
Bell UH-1s in Vietnam. These mainly involve
pilot Norm Goodall and doorgunners Neville
Sinkinson and John Scott.
Review - Sea Harrier Over The
Falklands.Billed as " The
controversial account of what really happened
in the South Atlantic skies " it
certainly lives up to that. The author pulls
no punches in his opinion of those in command
of Task Force 317 and many of their decisions
during OPERATION CORPORATE.
Review - Superbase
4 Deci. NATO's European Air Combat Range.Decimomannu Airbase is on the island of Sardinia
in the Mediterranean Sea and was established
by NATO in 1960. By the time of this
publication it had become Europe’s only
fully instrumented Air Combat Manoeuvring
Instrumentation (ACMI) range and one of the
busiest airbases anywhere.
Review - Fast Ladies. Female
Racing Drivers 1888 to 1970.Female
Racing Drivers still attract a lot of media
attention at the top level today with American
Danica Patrick seemingly breaking new ground
every year. There are of course now thousands
of women taking part in various types of motor
sport competition around the planet. That
wasn’t always the case ...
Review - Mirage
III, 5, 50 and Derivatives.Mirage fans get a real treat with this French
volume that covers the years 1955 to 2000. The
chapters cover most versions of the aircraft
and its development from the ‘Delta Mystere’
MD550 predecessor through to the South African
derivative the Atlas Cheetah.
Review - No
Escape Zone.Lieutenant Nick Richardson was a Sea Harrier
pilot with 801 NAS when his aircraft (Sea
Harrier FRS.1 XZ 498) was hit by a Bosnian
Serb SAM over Gorazde on April 16, 1994 whilst
trying to bomb a pair of Serbian T-55 tanks
that were shelling the town. His book covers
the events leading up to his shoot down and
his eventual escape from behind enemy lines.
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