Air Disaster Canberra: The Plane Crash That Destroyed a Government [Audiobook] download free by Andrew Tink

Air Disaster Canberra: The Plane Crash That Destroyed a Government Audiobook download free by Andrew Tink
  • Listen audiobook: Air Disaster Canberra: The Plane Crash That Destroyed a Government
  • Author: Andrew Tink
  • Release date: 2013/9/8
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781742233574
  • Rating: 9.83 of 10
  • Votes: 718
  • Review by: Bennett Kearney
  • Review rating: 7.8 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/27
  • Duration: 3H45M41S in 256 kbps (60.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-19
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, MOD, WMA, Shorten, MPEG4, FLAC, MP3 (compression LZO, RAR, ZIP, 7Z, CBR, AZW, ARJ)
  • Total pages original book: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 30 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 22M24S (6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: 1940. Wartime Australia. Key members of Menzies' government die in a fiery plane crash. What went wrong and what happened next?In August 1940 Australia had been at war for almost a year when a Hudson bomber - the A16-97 - carrying ten people, including three cabinet ministers, crashed into a ridge near Canberra. In the ghastly inferno that followed the crash, the nation lost its key war leaders. Over the next twelve months, it became clear that the passing of Geoffrey Street, Sir Henry Gullett and James Fairbairn had destabilised Robert Menzies' wartime government. As a direct but delayed consequence, John Curtin became prime minister in October 1941. Controversially, this book also tells the story of whether Air Minister Fairbairn, rather than the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) pilot Bob Hitchcock, had been at the controls.Andrew Tink tells an engrossing and dramatic tale of a little-known aspect of Australia's political history.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Politics & Government, Political Structure & Processes, Aircraft, Australasian & Pacific History
  • Download servers: Microsoft OneDrive,, Uploaded, RoarFiles, Hotfile, 4Shared, FileServe, Dropbox. Compressed in LZO, RAR, ZIP, 7Z, CBR, AZW, ARJ
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 67.26 USD
  • Dimensions: 153x234x35.56mm
  • Weight: 680.39g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Sydney, NSW, Australia

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