The First Helicopter Boys

The First Helicopter Boys


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The First Helicopter Boys - The early days of helicopter operations: The Malayan Emergency 1947-1960

This hardback book is a collection of memories, history and photographs from the Malaya Campaign. It includes a brief history of why the British, Australians and Kiwis were there, why helicopters were used, and how their use developed during the campaign. Bearing in mind that the use of military helicopters was such a new concept at the time, there was a steep learning curve in maintaining the machines, using them for casevacs, troop transport and supply, and for transporting building...
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