Forgotten Heroes


This book covers No. 489 (RNZAF) Torpedo Bomber Squadron from its inception on 12 August 1941 at the Royal Air Force Coastal Command’s station at Leuchars airfield in Scotland, right through to its disbandment in Banff on 15 August 1945.

The author has drawn on hours of interviews and delved deeply into personal account, albums and anecdotes to reveal the true character of No. 489 (NZ) Squadron.  Containing over 1,000 photos, the book is packed full of incredible detail that chronicles the squadron’s short but vibrant history.

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This over-size softcover book by Don Wilkie contains more than 460 pages, along with numerous black and white, and colour photographs.