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Author Rosel, Mike.

Title Unknown warrior : the search for Australia's greatest Ace / Mike Rosel
Published North Melbourne, Vic : Arcadia, 2012
North Melbourne, Vic : Arcadia, [2012]

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 MELB  940.44944 Little Ros/Uwt  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 127 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Prologue -- Between the lines -- Age of innocence -- "The bugles are calling" -- "The progress of madness" -- Surviving training -- "He didn't like seaplanes" -- Liftoff : year of killing, 1916 -- Apogee : 1917 -- Eclipse : 1918 -- Remembrance -- Epilogue : a land fit for heroes? -- Acknowledgments : in search of a hero
Summary Despite the recent outpouring in interest in our military heritage, Captain Alec Little, the young Victorian credited with 47 victories is virtually unknown to ordinary Australians. He was only 22 when he died in his Sopwith Camel in a solo night pursuit of German bombers above the Western Front on 27 May 1918
Analysis Air forces & warfare (Australia)
Air warfare
Airforce personnel
Australian
Biography
Combat aircraft
Pilots (Aircraft)
World War 1
World War I (Australia)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-124) and index
Audience Tertiary/Undergraduate, General
Subject Little, Robert Alexander, 1895-1918.
Australia. Royal Australian Air Force.
Great Britain. Royal Air Force -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain. Royal Naval Air Force. -- History -- 20th century
Air forces -- Australia -- History.
Air pilots, Military -- Australia -- Biography.
Fighter pilots -- Australia -- Biography.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations, Australian.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations, British.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, Australian.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Veterans -- Australia -- Biography.
World War, 1914-1918.
SUBJECT Australia http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79021326 -- History, Military. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh00005863
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 2013433066
ISBN 9781921875748 (paperback)