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Hess : a Kiwi Malta ace / James Sutherland.

By: Sutherland, James (James Frederick), 1948-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Christchurch [N.Z.] : Regal Books, 2000Description: xiii, 170 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0473068605 (pbk.) :.Other title: Kiwi Malta ace [Spine title].Subject(s): Hesselyn, Raymond Brown, 1921-1963 | Hesselyn, Ray 1921-1963 | Hesselyn, Raymond Brown 1921-1963 -- Biography | Fighter pilots -- New Zealand -- Biography | Malta -- History -- Siege, 1940-1943 | World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Malta | World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British -- MaltaDDC classification: 940.544941092
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This biography concerns the life of one of New Zealand's top fighter aces of World War Two. Ray Hesselyn - "Hess" to his friends - was one of the first pilots to ferry Spitfires on to the besieged island of Malta, and became the only New Zealander to be awarded the D.F.M. and Bar.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 165) and index.

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