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Explore: Air war Europe 1939-1945
The 27,899 Australian aircrew supplied approximately nine percent of all aircrew who fought for the RAF in the Mediterranean and European theatres in the air war against Italy and Germany. Learn about the Runnymede Air Forces Memorial in England where many Australian airmen of the air war in Europe are commemorated.
Kevin Baff, Maritime is Number Ten: A History of No. 10 Squadron RAAF: The Sunderland Era, 1939-1945. Compiled and researched by Flight Lieutenant K C Baff, Adelaide, 1983.
John Herington, Australia in the war of 1939 - 1945; Series Three, Air, Vol III - Air war against Germany and Italy, 1939-1943, Canberra, 1954.
John Herington, Australia in the War of 1939 - 1945; Series Three, Air, Vol IV - Air power over Europe, 1944-1945, Canberra, 1963.
Hank Nelson, Chased by the sun: courageous Australians in Bomber Command in World War II, Sydney, 2002.
Dennis Newton, A few of "the few": Australians and the battle of Britain, Canberra, 1990.
Operation CLICK: Anzac to Kokoda
is a classroom resource which draws on and encourages the use of the following Veterans' Affairs websites:
You may download Work sheets - provided in PDF file format.
The resource book and CD-ROM package contains lessons that can be used in many contexts in History and Studies of Society and Environment (SOSE) classrooms. They were written by experienced history teachers with three aims in mind: