Staffordshire Airfields in the Second World War
By (author) Martyn Chorlton
Staffordshire Airfields in the Second World War by Martyn Chorlton
Book DescriptionStaffordshire has a long history of involvement in aviation. In 1916 the Royal Flying Corps arrived in the county in response to the threat of Zeppelin attacks during the First World War. The contribution of the county's airfields to the Second World War was enormous, and between 1939 and 1945 they were kept continually active in a variety of roles necessary to the national war effort.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781846740565
(210mm x 148mm x mm)
Imprint: Countryside Books
Publisher: Countryside Books
Publish Date: 18-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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