Maralinga Man: Tales of the Squadron Leader by Sir Arthur LawrenceMaralinga Man: Tales of the Squadron Leader by Sir Arthur Lawrence

Maralinga Man: Tales of the Squadron Leader

bySir Arthur Lawrence

Paperback | April 30, 2017

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This collection of humorous anecdotes follows Squadron Leader Folly, an ex-Second World War hero whose only friend is Johnny Walker Black Label whisky. The stories, told by the Squadron Leader’s long-suffering young second-in-command Flight Lieutenant Gooner, are set in the nuclear testing range at Maralinga, South Australia during the 1959 to 1960 test series.

Some Royal Air Force personnel appear and disappear, and farce and chaos reign. Through it all the Squadron Leader, with his strict discipline and wicked humour, looms very large indeed.

Sir Arthur G. Lawrence has had an eclectic career - RAF officer, professional boxer, accountant, surveyor, investment fund manager, film producer/distributor, and theatrical angel. He has also been a senior executive in three of the largest PLCs in Europe. A keen advocate of the arts - particularly film and theatre - he is a former mem...
Title:Maralinga Man: Tales of the Squadron LeaderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:124 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.29 inPublished:April 30, 2017Publisher:Rowanvale Books Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1911240781

ISBN - 13:9781911240785

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