1994, English, Book, Illustrated edition: Black Cats : the real story of Australia's long range Catalina strike force in the Pacific War, Solomons to Singapore, Cairns to the coast of China / compiled by A.E. Minty.

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Black Cats : the real story of Australia's long range Catalina strike force in the Pacific War, Solomons to Singapore, Cairns to the coast of China / compiled by A.E. Minty
 
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Physical Description
  • xxvi, 250 p. : ill., facsim., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
Published
  • Point Cook, Vic. : RAAF Museum, [1994].
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Black Cats : the real story of Australia's long range Catalina strike force in the Pacific War, Solomons to Singapore, Cairns to the coast of China /​ compiled by A.E. Minty.
Other Authors
  • Minty, A. E. (Albert Ernest), 1921-
  • Royal Australian Air Force Museum
Published
  • Point Cook, Vic. : RAAF Museum, [1994].
Physical Description
  • xxvi, 250 p. : ill., facsim., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
Subjects
Contents
  • Introduction /​ A.E. Minty
  • Strategic setting /​ B.D. O'Driscoll
  • Catalina take-off /​ Timothy O'Driscoll
  • Early days /​ Paul Metzler
  • Courageous cats pitted against enemy lions /​ R. Kingsland
  • Mutiny over Rabaul /​ Norman Robertson
  • A change of colour /​ R.M. Seymour
  • Bombing Rabaul /​ A.G.H. Wearne
  • Night rescue flight /​ G.H. Priest
  • Sinking of the Japanese troop ship 'Nichiryu Maru' /​ David Vernon
  • The good shepherd /​ R.M. Seymour
  • Bombing raid, Kahili /​ R.B. Burrage
  • Old Faithful A24-14 /​ J.H.G. Watson
  • Rescue mission, New Britain /​ R.B. Burrage
  • Mine laying by Catalina aircraft - the beginning /​ N.P. Engel
  • Accidents of war /​ R.M. Seymour
  • With the stars to guide us /​ David Vernon
  • Sepik River insertions /​ A.E. Minty
  • Catalina attacks with torpedoes /​ David Vernon
  • Cyclone Walter /​ W.R. Mills
  • Mission to Kau Bay /​ A.E. Minty
  • Touch and go air-sea rescue /​ R.J. Marr
  • Mission from Manus /​ A.E. Minty
  • Against the sea /​ R.B. Burrage
  • Soerabaya claims our CO and Crew /​ I.J.L Wood
  • Flames in Balikpapan Harbour /​ Ivo Righetti
  • Catalina reminiscences /​ Lin Hurt
  • Shot down at Makassar /​ Norman Robertson
  • Rescue from Makassar /​ A.E. Minty
  • From the navigator's angle /​ C.J. Sayer
  • The mine laying of Manila Bay /​ R.B. Burrage
  • Slow boat to China /​ Tom Broughton
  • Mine laying - China coast /​ Bill Forster
  • Beaufighter rescue /​ W.R. Mills
  • Epilogue /​ R. Kingsland.
Notes
  • Index: p. 249-250.
  • Bibliography.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 0642202893
Dewey Number
  • 940.544994
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