Author Talk - The Red Devil: the story of Captain Harry Butler, AFC

The Red Devil
  • Author Event
  • Library
  • Free
6:30pm - 8pm Wednesday 13 Nov 2019
Henley Beach Library
378 Seaview Road
Henley Beach SA
Join us as Authors Les Parsons and Dr Samantha Battams talk about the story of a pivotal figure in early aviation in South Australia and through his pilot training role throughout the world.

Captain Harry Butler was a national hero in the 1920s. Hailed as a top aviator, his legacy continues to this day yet has been largely forgotten. The book Red Devil covers Butler's childhood in the tiny farming community of Minlaton, where he was inspired by stories of early flight experimentation, to his role as a senior flying instructor in the Royal Flying Corps in England and his post-war experiences.

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The Red Devil