by Rodney G. Cardell


wings.jpg (45937 bytes) This book is an account of a family's life, lived literally in the centre of the United States' American Fifth Air Force Service Command Base, in Townsville, Australia which was located at the foothills of Mount Louisa in Townsville not far from the Garbutt air base.

It also features the Stock Route air strip which is now Dalrymple Road in Townsville

First Published 1991 by

Department of Child Health Publishing Unit,
University of Queensland,
Royal Children's Hospital,
QLD 4029,

ISBN No. 0 86776 438 4

This is an excellent book

Actually it's the best book I've ever read!!


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