CLEAN SWEEP: THE LIFE OF AIR MARSHAL SIR IVOR BROOM KCB, CBE, DSO, DFC & TWO BARS, AFC.

By: Spooner, Tony, DSO, DFC. (Air Marshal Sir Ivor Broom.)

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244 pp, 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs. "(Air Marshal Sir Ivor Broom) completed three tours of operations over enemy territory including 31 extremely dangerous low level attacks on enemy targets from the beleaguered island of Malta. This is not only the story of a skilful and courageous pilot but also relates his varied and interesting post-war life. In 1955 he set a new speed record flying from Canada to England in a Canberra bomber, became Commandant of CFS which included the manage-ment and operational control of the Red Arrows and commanded the strategically important No. 11 Group during the period of the Cold War. (I)n civilian life (he has been ) an international aviation consultant. His most recent activity was to respond, as the representative of the Bomber Command Association, on TV to the controversial Canadian film on Bomber Command." Minor wrinkling at top of spine. Dust jacket very light edge wrinkling, very light rubbing, a few very small line indentations on rear panel.

Title: CLEAN SWEEP: THE LIFE OF AIR MARSHAL SIR IVOR BROOM KCB, CBE, DSO, DFC & TWO BARS, AFC.

Author Name: Spooner, Tony, DSO, DFC. (Air Marshal Sir Ivor Broom.)

Categories: Military - Aviation, Military - World War II, Military - Post WWII,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Crecy: 1994

ISBN Number: 0947554505

ISBN Number 13: 9780947554507

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 29378

Keywords: World War II, RAF, Royal Air Force, Sir Ivor Broom, Air Marshals, Pilots, Spitfire, Blenheims, Pathfinder Group, Malta, Canberra Bomber, Red Arrrows, Aviation, Bomber Command., Tommy Broom, Lady Jessica Broom, Les Harrison, Hugh Pughe Lloyd, Bill North, Roy Ralston, Bob Wootton, Biography.,