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Blenheim Squadrons of World War Two
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Blenheim Squadrons of World War Two

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Blenheim Squadrons of World War Two by Jon Lake

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The Bristol Blenheim was the result of a speculative private venture, rather than a design built to a specific Air Ministry request. First flown in 1935 its impressive performance led to a large production run. It was the Blenheim that performed the first recce and bomber raids on Germany at the beginning of the war. It continued in front-line service in Africa and the Far East well into 1943. This volume on the Bristol Blenheim includes interviews with aircrews, unit histories and describes the tactics used in combat with Blenheims. Scale drawings of the fighter and bomber variants are presented and there is a section on uniforms as worn by Blenheim aircrew.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781855327238
ISBN-10: 1855327236
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 184mm x 9mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 2-Jul-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jon Lake

Jon Lake's most recent work for Osprey was the well-received Combat Aircraft volume on the Blenheim. Jon Lake is one of Britains leading journalists and historians, and secretary of the Freelance Aviation Journalists Association.

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