WINGS in the SUN
A History of the RAF in the Mediterranean 1945~86
Signed by Air Chief Marshal Sir David Lee and Frank Wootton
Signed by Air Chief Marshal Sir David Lee on the front end paper and by Frank Wootton on his frontispiece painting
HMSO Books First edition 1989. 265 pages and well illustrated with photos and maps.
Fine condition hardback book and Fine condition dustjacket. Clean, bright, tight and feels unread. As new.
A history of post-war RAF operations in the Mediterranean, covering in particular the campaigns in Palestine, the Suez Crisis, the withdrawal from Malta and the war in Cyprus.
Air Chief Marshal Sir David Lee had a long and distinguished RAF career, initially flying on the NW Frontier of India and then flying Hampdens in Bomber Command during the early days of WWII. He commanded a fighter wing in the Far East and then held a number of high profile commands in the Middle East and NATO post-war.
Frank Wootton was one of Britain’s most notable aviation artists and contributed this image of Buccaneers of 12 Squadron over the Rock of Gibraltar.