Author:T.J.F. CROSS

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1942 + 1943 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT WORLD WAR II SERVICE DIARIES OF A SUNDERLAND FLYING BOAT AIRMAN AND MECHANIC PATROLING THE COASTS, SIGHTING AND SINKING SUBMARINES

By: T.J.F. CROSS

Price: $1,855.99

Publisher: BLACKPOOL LANCASTER ENGLAND UK, 1943

Seller ID: 0001255

Condition: Good+


On offer are two [2] original manuscript World War II RCAF diaries handwritten by T.J.F. Cross of the RCAF 423 Squadron. These diaries are uncommon in a number of ways: T.J.F. Cross was both an Airman as well as a Flight Mechanic; his Squadron flew in coastal patrols of the British Channel in the famed Sunderland Flying Boats whose responsibilities were numerous: missions in search of crews in the water, searching for U-Boat submarines, or dropping bombs, etc. etc. The son of Cross once stated: "Dad was an Airman, not a Pilot. He flew shore patrol in the British Channel in Sunderlands (Fl... View more info