Flying Boats: My Father's War in the Mediterranean

Flying Boats: My Father's War in the Mediterranean


By (author) Alex Frame

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  • Publisher: Victoria University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 188mm x 30mm | 499g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Wellington
  • ISBN 10: 0864735626
  • ISBN 13: 9780864735621
  • Edition statement: New.
  • Sales rank: 975,141

Product description

Alex Frame's father was a flying boat pilot in war and afterwards in peace. This book concentrates on the years of World War II, particularly 1941 in the Mediterranean - a time of intense military activity seemingly full of setbacks and even disasters for the British and Commonwealth forces in the struggle against Hitler's war machine. Alex Frame also remembers the 1950s Coral Route, the legendary flying boat circuit around the Pacific Islands.

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Author information

Alex Frame is a freelance writer and researcher. He is the author of "Grey & Iwikau: A Journey into Custom Kerei Raua Ko Iwikau: Te Haerenga Me Nga Tikanga" and "Salmond: Southern Jurist."