Desert Scorpions; 459 Squadron RAAF 1942-1945. Leon KANE-MAGUIRE.

Desert Scorpions; 459 Squadron RAAF 1942-1945

Loftus, N.S.W. Australian Military History Publications, 2007. First edition. Quarto, hardcover, xvi, 528 pp., numerous plates. A near-fine copy. Item #1833
ISBN: 0980320461

Formed in Egypt in February 1942, 459 Squadron was initially equipped with Hudson aircraft and later converted to Venturas and Baltimores. Operations included anti-submarine and convoy escort, and dangerous low-level shipping strikes. The Squadron sunk the submarine U-97.

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