The STORY of 609 SQUADRON
Under the White Rose
Limited Edition Vector Bookplate 2/5 with the mounted signatures of
Three 609 Squadron Commanding Officers
Group Captain George Darley ~ 1940
Wing Commander Roland Beamont ~ 1943
Group Captain Alec Ingle ~ 1943
Published by Crecy, revised and updated edition 1993. 389 pages and well illustrated with photos,
Very Fine condition hardback book and Fine condition unclipped dustjacket. Clean, tight, bright and unread. As new. The bookplate fits the book exactly but is not attached.
A comprehensive and readable book detailing the history of the famous 609 (West Riding) Squadron between 1936 and 1957 written by the Squadron Intelligence Officer Frank Ziegler who served with the Squadron for 3 years. Frank Ziegler died in 1976, about 5 years after the book was originally published and this edition was revised and updated by Flt Lt Chris Goss who was the 609 Squadron historian at the time.
A very collectable squadron history complete with the signatures of three of its distinguished Commanding Officers.