The King's Thunderbolts: 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron RAF. Operational Record and Roll of Honour. 1917-1982 - Alan WhiteThis book provides a definitive history of one of the RAF's most famous squadrons; 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron, from their formation as a Home Defence Unit in 1917 through to their famous involvement in the Black Buck operations during the Falklands War in 1982, shortly before they were disbanded. 44 Squadron were one of only two squadrons to operate through the whole of WW2 and the book covers this period in detail. One consequence of their continuous involvement in the bombing campaign is that they had the third highest casualty rate of any RAF bomber squadron. Many acts of bravery and moments of tragedy are recounted in this book.NOTE: This book is no longer in print and is now quite hard to find. Our copies are brand new and un-opened and we are currently offering them at a substantial 45% discount.This book is a fantastic read for anyone interested in aviation history.Please note shipping is to UK only.