Adam Lunney is a Sydney-based military historian and author. He has had a life-long interest in military history and has read widely on the subject for more than 30 years. He holds a Master of Arts (Military History) from UNSW College at the Australian Defence Force Academy and is a member of the Spitfire Association (Australia). Adam has travelled to World War II battlefields from the Solomon Islands to Europe, including Normandy and Arnhem.
Adam is the author of Ready to Strike: The Spitfires and Australians of 453 (RAAF) Squadron over Normandy. Published by Echo Books in 2018, it was awarded a ‘Highly Commended’ honour by the Chief of the Air Force in the 2018 RAAF Heritage Awards, and was described as having ‘great heritage value’.
His second book, We Together: 451 and 453 Squadrons at War will be published in March 2020 by Mortons Books.
Adam is currently researching future projects in the following areas:
- RAAF and RNZAF operations in support of the Normandy campaign (WWII)
- Australians who served in non-RAAF squadrons during WWII.
If you would like to know more about these projects, or if you or a family member have stories or records to contribute, please contact Adam.
He is also keen to talk to all other veterans – no matter when or where they have served, so please feel free to contact him.