A record of New Zealanders who have died while serving with the RNZAF
and Allied Air Services since 1915
by Errol W Martyn

The only comprehensive account of its kind
“Remembering those who died, that you might live”

VOLUME ONE: FATES 1915-1942 (304 pages - fates of 1900 casualties described)  SOFT EDITION ONLY!
VOLUME TWO: FATES 1943-1998 (448 pages - fates of 2900 casualties described) SOLD OUT!

Size 170 x 240mm - quality printing + sewn binding + name Index
Soft Cover - also a Special Hard Cover Limited Edition of 300 (hand-numbered and signed)

Contents Volume One

Contents Volume Two

Contents Volume Three
Typical fate entries include FOR YOUR TOMORROW is a unique trilogy documenting in detail for the first time all New Zealanders who have died while serving with the RNZAF or Allied Air Services since 1915. Volumes One and Two set down in chronological order fate information for all known fatal casualties from the First World War through to December 1998. The final volume provides brief biographical facts (including full cemetery and memorial data for all of those who died during WWI and WWII) for each of the 4800 personnel whose fates have been described in the first two volumes.

Coverage is comprehensive, not only are operational losses described but also those resulting from accidents, or natural or other causes. In addition to those of the RNZAF, nearly 700 New Zealanders who died belonged to the AFC, FAA, RAAF, RAF, RCAF, RFC, RNAS, USAAF, etc, or were civilians fully employed in wartime military aviation.

The result of over 8000 hours of research, For Your Tomorrow brings together for the first time tens of thousands of facts from a wide range of sources not readily accessible to the general public. Extensive cross-checking has resulted in the identification of omissions and the correction of numerous errors that appear in previously published material and in contemporary official records. For Your Tomorrow serves not only as an impressive memorial, but is an indispensable reference for families and ex-servicemen and women, who until now were often unaware as to the fate which befell their friends and loved ones. The completed trilogy will be an essential source for those wishing to undertake further research, whether it be family tree or scholarly study.

What readers say

“...what a splendid book, a fine memorial, so beautifully written. I do admire the way you have set out all the information, and what a wealth of information...a fine example of how such a book should be arranged...similar books do not come near to your standard...” (Ron Pankhurst, ex-Fleet Air Arm)

“...painstakingly researched...these books are destined to become a basic source of information for researchers...”  (Philip Jarrett, Aeroplane)

“...a book of immense dedication to New Zealand airmen who answered the call to fight tyranny and paid the ultimate price for doing so...” (W R ‘Bill’ Chorley, author of the six-volume work, Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses)

‘...the author has undertaken immense research and brings to light much new information...”  (Bill Hopper, RSA Review)


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