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Hurricanes over Singapore

RAF, RNZAF, and NEI fighters in action against the Japanese over the island and the Netherlands East Indies, 1942

by Brian Cull

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Published by Grub Street in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Singapore,
  • Indonesia,
  • Singapore.,
  • Indonesia.
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Royal Air Force -- History -- World War, 1939-1945,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Singapore,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Indonesia,
    • Hurricane (Fighter planes),
    • Singapore -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1942-1945,
    • Indonesia -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1942-1945

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 261) and index.

      StatementBrian Cull with Paul Sortehaug.
      ContributionsSortehaug, Paul.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD785 .C85 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination272 p. :
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3377938M
      ISBN 101904010806
      LC Control Number2004478844

      Captured Hurricane Winston CHURCHILL attempted to reinforce the RAF at Singapore in late No Fighter Squadron R.A.F. arrived too late to significantly blunt the blows of the IJAAF. On 7 February , S/Ldr.   Hurricanes: Earth’s Mightiest Storms is an excellent children's nonfiction book about hurricanes that will appeal to nine- to fourteen-year-olds. Spectacular black & white and color photographs, maps, satellite images, and weather diagrams accompany the text by Patricia Lauber.

        Due to the rapid Japanese conquest of Malaya and the disastrous losses of Allied air power, the situation in Malaya rapidly became critical, The delivery of 50 crated Hurricanes to Singapore on January 13 did little to change this. They went into action on Janu attacking 27 unescorted Japanese bombers over Singapore and shot down eight.   Read Hurricanes Over Singapore: RAF, RNZAF and NEI Fighters in Action Against the Japanese Over.

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Hurricanes over Singapore is the companion volume to the successful Buffaloes over Singapore published in It continues the story of the RAF’s gallant but futile attempt to stop the might of the Japanese invasion force in its quest to conquer not only Singapore, but also Sumatra and Java and all the other islands that constituted the Netherlands East Indies/5(4).

"Hurricanes Versus Zeros: Air Battles over Java, Sumatra, and Singapore" by Terence Kelly was published originally in as "Battle for Palembang," which is a more appropriate title. The book addresses the fall of Sumatra in the Dutch East Indies with a broad brush and has little to do with Hurricane versus Zero air combat.3/5(2).

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). Hurricanes Versus Zeros: Air Battles over Java, Sumatra, and Singapore by Terence Kelly was first published in as Battle for Palembang, which is a more appropriate book addresses the fall of Sumatra in the Dutch East Indies with a broad brush 4/5.

Get this from a library. Hurricanes over Singapore: RAF, RNZAF and NEI fighters in action against the Japanese over the island and the Netherlands East Indies, [Brian Cull; Paul Sortehaug]. Based on the factual, Hurricanes over Singapore book and widely acclaimed Grub Street publication Malta: The Hurricane Years (still in print), Brian Cull's definitive Hurricanes over Malta is a fully revised and updated account of the gallant band of RAF and Commonwealth pilots who flew Hurricanes in defence of Malta between June and Aprilwhen help in the guise of Spitfires/5.

Though a good read, I would recommend Hurricanes Over The Jungle to an aviation-minded reader. Mr Kelly (himself the victor over one Japanese Zero and possibly a second) is a valid authority on the matter and I would give 4 1/2 stars to Hurricanes Over the Jungle, /5(2).

Brian Cull can tell you more - unless you can clap eyes on a copy of his Hurricanes Over Singapore first. Complete a/c and personnel loss and claim tables incl. He goes on to cover the activities of these, and Sqn & Sqn over NEI to 4 March   Hurricanes Over Singapore: RAF, RNZAF and NEI Fighters in Action Against the Japanese Over the Island and the Netherlands East Indies, by Brian Cull Free PDF d0wnl0ad, audio books, books to read, good books to read, cheap books, good books, online books, books online, book reviews epub, read books online, books to read online, online.

Hurricanes over Malta is the third in this new Grub Street series by Brian Cull featuring specific fighter aircraft types in major World War II campaigns or theatres of operations, following on the success of Hurricanes over Tobruk () and Spitfires over Sicily ().

The next in the series, Hurricanes over Singapore, is due to appear in Hurricanes over Singapore is the companion volume to the successful Buffaloes over Singapore published in It continues the story of the RAF's gallant but futile attempt to stop the might of the Japanese invasion force in its quest to conquer not only.

Buffaloes Over Singapore: RAF, RAAF, RNZAF and Dutch Brewster Fighters In Action Over Malaya and the East Indies (Brian Cull with Paul Sortenhaug and Mark Haselden) "The Buffaloes were not only out of date, but mostly in poor condition, some having been flown for over hours. hurricane, tropical cyclone in which winds attain speeds greater than 74 mi ( km) per hr.

Wind speeds gust over mi ( km) per hr in some hurricanes. The term is often restricted to those storms occurring over the N Atlantic Ocean; the identical phenomenon occurring over the W Pacific Ocean is called a typhoon; around Australia and over the Indian Ocean, a tropical cyclone.

Hurricanes over Singapore is the companion volume to the successful Buffaloes over Singapore published in It continues the story of the RAF's gallant but futile attempt to stop the might of the Japanese invasion force in its quest to conquer not only Singapore, but also Sumatra and Java and all the other islands that constituted the Netherlands East : ISBN/EAN: **VIRUS UPDATE - WE ARE ONLY SHIPPING TO AUSTRALIA - NZ - SINGAPORE - JAPAN - CANADA - UK - USA - Delays of up to 2 weeks should be expected due to postal difficulties - All other orders will be cancelled until this is over.

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The list of United States hurricanes includes all tropical cyclones officially recorded to have produced sustained winds of greater than 74 mph ( km/h) in the United States, which is the minimum threshold for hurricane intensity. The list, which is sorted by U.S.

state, begins in with the start of the official Atlantic hurricane database (HURDAT), as provided by the National Oceanic. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review User Review Brian Cull is a highly respected Grub Street author with past publications such as Hurricanes over Tobruk, Hurricanes over Malta, Spitfires over Sicily and Buffaloes over Singapore to his credit.

Bibliographic information. Title: Buffaloes Over 4/5(1). HURRICANES OVER SINGAPORE. by Brian Cull; Paul Sortehaug. Published by Grub Street. 1st. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper. RAF, RNZAF and NEI fighters in action against the Japanese over the Island and the Netherlands East Indies,   In The Hurricanes, the team's journey provides a lens through which to view the legacy of Katrina, the cycle of poverty in rural America, and the attempt to maintain traditions in the face of uncertainty.

Football is a familiar remnant of the way things used to be—and a 3/5(6). The Hawker Hurricane is a British single-seat fighter aircraft of the s–40s that was designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd.

for service with the Royal Air Force (RAF). It was overshadowed in the public consciousness by the Supermarine Spitfire's role during Battle of Britain inbut the Hurricane inflicted 60 percent of the losses sustained by the Luftwaffe in the Manufacturer: Hawker Aircraft.Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: A Hurricane pilot during the fateful months of the Japanese advance in the Far East inthe author tells his story of flying against the Japanese, and of events leading up to and during the Japanese invasion of Singapore and the Dutch West Indies.Buy Hurricanes Versus Zeros: Air Battles Over Singapore, Sumatra and Java by Terence Kelly (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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