Wings of Destiny

Wings of Destiny

Wing Commander Charles Learmonth DFC and the Air War in New Guinea

eBook - 2008
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Wing Commander Charles Learmonth, DFC and Bar, was a well-known flyer in World War II, who was based in Pearce, WA, and involved in the air search for HMAS Sydney. He fought in the skies of New Guinea, flying a twin-engine Boston attack bomber named She's Apples. In January 1944 the then Commanding Officer of No. 22 Squadron, was killed at the age of 26 in a crash 30 kilometres north-west of Rottnest Island. Learmonth Airport was named in his honour.
Publisher: Sydney : Rosenberg Pub., 2008
ISBN: 9781921719264
Characteristics: 1 online resource (416 pages)


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