Stay the Distance: The Life and Times of Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Michael Beetham

Stay the Distance: The Life and Times of Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Michael Beetham

by Peter Jacobs

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ISBN-13: 9781783461530
Publisher: Frontline Books
Publication date: 07/12/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
File size: 17 MB
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About the Author

Peter Jacobs is an author and historian.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vii

Foreword ix

Acknowledgements xi

Abbreviations xiii

Introduction xvii

1 Southern Skies 1

2 Bomber Pilot 20

3 Bomber Command to Africa 48

4 A Career Unfolds 69

5 A Valiant Record Breaker 85

6 The Height of Readiness and a Close-Run Thing in Cuba 97

7 Trouble in Aden 117

8 To the Stars 133

9 RAF Germany 150

10 The Chief 172

11 A Change of Government 197

12 The Falklands 225

13 What Retirement? 256

14 On Reflection 268

Appendix: Summary of Promotions, Awards and Appointments 276

Select Bibliography 278

Index 279

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