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Old 31st December 2017, 02:34
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Airmen Died in the Second World War 1939-45 the Roll of Honour of the British, Commonwealth and Allied Air Services: compiler Chris Hobson

Monumental effort is the only word for this. The publicity blurb says

This is the first comprehensive and detailed record to be published of all British, Commonwealth, Dominion and European Allied airmen who died while under Royal Air Force control or with their own national air services during the Second World War. A total of nearly 129,000 airmen and airwomen are listed with details including their unit, base, place of residence, and cause of their death where known including aircraft types and serial numbers. The casualties range from the newly-recruited airman who died while still in training to the Air Marshals; from the Battle of Britain fighter pilots to the two-tour veteran bomber crews; and all those who were killed in accidents while training. Personnel from the British, Australian, Canadian, Indian, New Zealand, Rhodesian, and South African air and naval air services are listed together with those from the European Allied air services of Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Greece, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, the United States and Yugoslavia who served with the Royal Air Force. Also included are locally-recruited airmen in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Introductory notes provide context to the individual records and the appendices include a detailed order of battle; casualty statistics by month, service, theatre, and aircraft types; ship losses; service numbers; and places of burial or commemoration.

10 Volumes. How big is it ??

Height 29.69cm by Length 21.0 constant for all 10 vols Total width of all 10 volumes 47.3cm. Total weight 22.14kg; Total Pages 9,448.

Was published November available from Amazon Booktopia etc. Price, in Australian dollars $81 per volume, $810 all up.
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Old 31st December 2017, 21:48
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Re: Airmen Died in the Second World War 1939-45 the Roll of Honour of the British, Commonwealth and Allied Air Services: compiler Chris Hobson

Hi Russel. Can you please tell us about the content breakdown? Are the books ordered by the pilot name or country of service? I am interested in Royal Yugoslav pilots only and want to get the book that is relevant . Thank you!
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Re: Airmen Died in the Second World War 1939-45 the Roll of Honour of the British, Commonwealth and Allied Air Services: compiler Chris Hobson

Hi

There are in alphabetical order by Volume. Vol 1 A-B Vol 10 W-Z. I don't know anything else regarding the content.

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Old 5th January 2018, 15:01
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Re: Airmen Died in the Second World War 1939-45 the Roll of Honour of the British, Commonwealth and Allied Air Services: compiler Chris Hobson

Russ,

Part One contains the Introduction and the Appendices. Part Two contains the names A-B (1196 pp!). Known details are:

Part 1 - Introduction and Appendices (254pp.)
Part 2 - A-B (1196pp.)
Part 3 - C-D (1164pp.)
Part 4 - E-G (960pp.)
Part 5 - H-I ( - ? - )
Part 6 - J-L (898pp.)
Part 7 - M-N (1062pp.)
Part 8 - P-R ( - ? - )
Part 9 - S-T (1196pp.)
Part 10 - U-Z (840pp.)

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