Sixty Squadron, RAF. A History of the Squadron from Its Formation.

SCOTT, Group-Captain A. J. L.

Published by (1990) Greenhill Books,, New York:, 1990
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octavo, (xxvi), (174)pp. This edition includes "Jack Scott: A Brief Appraisal", "Combat Claims made by Memers of Sixty Squadron 1916-1918", and "A Brief History of Sixty Squadron 1920 to 1990" by D. W. Warne. With a Preface by the Rt. Hon. Lord Hugh Cecil.This squadron was organized 30 April 1916 at Gosport. On 28 May 1916 the unit went to France to receive its Morane aircraft of three different types: "bullets", biplanes, and "parasols". In August 1916 the squadron received Nieuport 17C1 aircraft. In July 1917 the unit was re-equipped with SE5 and SE5a scouts. The squadron participated in the Somme Campaign, Arras, Passchendale, and the March 1918 offensive. During the war it scored 274 victories over enemy aircraft, and the list of officers contains the names of famous pilots such as H. H. Balfour, Albert Ball, Bell-Irving, "Billy" Bishop, K. L. Caldwell, J. B. McCudden, W. E. Molesworth, A. J. L. Scott was a flight commander in No. 43 Squadron when he was appointed squadron commander in No. 60 Squadron. A valuable record of an active squadron beginning with the early stages of scouting to the final concepts of offensive aerial combat during World War I. Illustrated. A very fine copy. green boards in pictorial dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 24339

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Publisher: (1990) Greenhill Books,, New York:

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First Printing of this Edition..

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