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Putnam Aeronautical Books

Putnam Aeronautical Books

Over a hundred copies of the ever popular Putnam Aeronautical titles have just arrived, comprising 28 different titles. Some will replace existing listings that have been out of stock and some are new additions.
This brings Flyingbooks' total stock of Putnam Aeronautical editions to over 170, so contact us if you have specific requirements. We have many duplicate titles in different edition, condition and price, over and above those listed on the site.
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If you require any information regarding Putnam Aviation titles, we keep extensive records of all known editions, dates, some dust jacket images, isbn etc. and can answer most questions regarding this excellent series of aviation titles published between 1957 and 2004 including other aviation titles published by Putnam outside of the Aeronautical Series titles, such as the Aeronautical Review, the World Aeronautical Library and various biographies etc. If you have any questions regarding Putnam aviation books, please get in touch using the contact us link at the top of this page and we will do our best to help.

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Mohawks Over Burma by Gerry Beauchamp

Mohawks Over Burma by Gerry Beauchamp

In the late summer of 1942 the sole aerial defence of India against the victorious Japanese advancing through Burma rested on the shoulders of a little band of Commonwealth pilots flying Mohawk fighters. For the next eighteen months, these men- Canadians and British, New Zealanders and Australians, and many others- were constantly in action over India and Burma. Bomber escort, ground attack, reconnaissance, and Chindit support were all in the day's work for the men of the Mohawk squadrons. Here, for the first time, is the story of these men and their aircraft. Flying and fighting over the rivers and mountains of Burma, life on the jungle airstrips and the temporary bases on the beaches of the Indian Ocean, whirling dogfights with agile Japanese fighters, and the strange roads that brought these men to fight and some to die in this now almost forgotten campaign-all are described in full detail. Mohawks Over Burma is a book you will not soon forget.

The cover painting by well known artist Don Connolly depicts an attack by Mohawks of No. 5 Squadron on a Japanese supply barge on 9 April 1943. A Blenheim has just dropped a bomb, missing the barge but nearly downing a Mohawk. The bomb's explosion tosses Sgt. F.A. Gore's Mohawk 200 feet upward, leaving it holed, dented, and covered with mud.
scarce copy published by Midland Counties Publishing 1985 1st edn. illustrated, index, appendices 14x22 in very good condition with d/j. £25.00 plus p&p click here to buy this book
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