Military Airfields of Britain: Wales and West Midlands

690,- Kč


Cheshire, Hereford and Worcester, Northamptonshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Wales

Autor: Delve, Ken
Strany: 352
ISBN: 9781861269171
Paperback

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This series of books provides a fresh user-friendly look at the military airfields of the British Isles. The series is split geographically, each book including a number of counties on a regional basis. Entries cover every military airfield within the counties, from WW1 to the present day and comprise:· Brief history of the airfield, construction and use including decoy sites· Comprehensive list of flying units with dates and aircraft types· List of HQ units based at the airfield· Details of memorials· Maps and plans of almost every airfield· Location details· Selection of period photographs.
The counties that spread from Northamptonshire to Wales made two great contributions to World War Two: in training and in the maintenance units that ensured a steady supply of aircraft to the front-line. The region also made a direct contribution to the war in all roles: fighter, bomber, maritime patrol and air assault. Post-war, the region has continued to play an important role in aircrew training at bases such as Valley and Shawbury.

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  • Kód: 9781861269171
  • Výrobce: The Crowood Press


Tento produkt byl přidán dne Čtvrtek 11. prosinec 2008.

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