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Author Fysh, Wilmot Hudson, Sir.

Title Qantas at war / Hudson Fysh
Published Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1968


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  387.70650994 Fys  AVAILABLE
Description 244 pages, 13 leaves of plates
regular print
Contents Per Ardua -- Australia's international air service -- We operate overseas at last -- Flying on a new route -- In trouble again but we win -- The fight for flying-boats -- Survey in Singapore -- Agreement at last -- Flying-boats to London -- The difficulties of Imperial Airways -- The eve of war -- 1940: TEAL -- 1941: The Dili story -- The bombing of Singapore -- "Corio" shot down -- Australia's Pearl Harbour -- The Tjilatjpa shuttles -- The blitz on Broome -- A rescue in New Guinea -- The fate of civil aviation -- In Papua with the bully beef bombers -- England in war-time -- Across the Indian Ocean -- Keeping them flying -- End of the war - a new world dawns. Appendixes: Chairmen and Directors of Qantas and QEA 1934-45 ; Australian Prime Ministers, Ministers in charge of Civil Aviation, Heads of Civil Aviation Organization 1934-45 ; British Prime Ministers, Civil Aviation Heads, and Airline Heads 1934-45 ; Qantas Empire Airways "Firsts" 1934-45 ; QEA Wartime Organization 1939-45 ; QEA staff casualties ; QEA financial statistics 1935-45 ; Aircraft owned or operated by QEA 1934-45 ; Accidents to QEA aircraft 1934-45 ; Selected articles and addresses by the author 1934-45
Notes Library's Whelan copy is no. 14/20 of the special presentation edition; has slip pasted inside front-cover indicating donation from E.A. Crome, May 1974; inscribed and signed by the author in ink, "To Ern Crome from the author Hudson Fysh with thanks for your help in writing this book, through your writings, and contacts. Sydney 8th March 1968." ANL"
Subject Fysh, Wilmot Hudson, Sir.
Camilla (Amphibian plane)
Coorong (Amphibian plane)
Corinthian (Amphibian plane)
Corio (Amphibian plane)
Qantas Airways -- History.
Qantas Airways.
Qantas Empire Airways.
Air warfare.
Airlines -- Australia -- History.
Seaplanes -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Australian.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Australian.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Aerial operations, Australian.
Genre/Form Personal narratives.
LC no. 68100021