Courage in the Skies: The untold story of Qantas, its brave men and women and their extraordinary role in World War II: The Untold Story of Qantas, it's ... Role in World War II (English Edition)
Jim Eames has been involved in aviation since he began work as an aviation writer in the 1960s. He has been a ministerial press secretary and aviation adviser to governments and a senior executive with Qantas. He is the author of eight books, including Taking to the Skies: Daredevils, Heroes and Hijackers; Australian Flying Stories From the Catalina to the Jumbo; and The Flying Kangaroo: Great Untold Stories of Qantas...the Heroic, the Hilarious and the Sometimes Plain Strange.
An extraordinary book of secrets and insights... Full of details never before seen in public print... It's an often surprising, non fairy floss reminder of how Qantas has come so far in its 95 years. * Crikey on FLYING KANGAROO * A collection of often amazing stories... A great read * Sydney Morning Herald on FLYING KANGAROO * A riveting collection of untold or forgotten stories... Richly told accounts of colourful characters, political intrigues and hushed-up operations. * The Australian on FLYING KANGAROO *
A good book about the early history of Qantas Airlines and it's service during World War 2. It has many interesting little stories in the book and is a great tribute to the men who risked their lives without getting the acknowledgement they deserved in those days.