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RAF Squadrons:- 2nd Edition

By C. G. Jefford

ISBN: 9781840371413
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): February 2003
PAGES: 296
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 297x210 mm
INSIDE: Photographs & maps

Since it was first published in 1988, 'RAF Squadrons' has become the major reference work that accurately and comprehensively records the historical details of the RAF's basic fighting formations - its Squadrons. This new edition brings the work up-to-date and includes additions and amendments that have resulted from new research and information. Twelve appendices serve as a unique reference point, with two of them, one keyed by aircraft type, the other by location, providing essential cross-references to the listing of each squadron's movements and equipment. Another innovative feature of RAF Squadrons is the presentation of a set of fifty-three maps on which are included over 2,500 locations mentioned in the text. As well as the relatively familiar UK airfields, it is now possible for the historian to locate all the aerodromes used by RAF Squadrons in Europe, Africa and Asia, in times of war and peace.

. . .this book is fun as well as a priceless source of information. It is user friendly, beautifully presented and quite irreplaceable. The amount of work that went in to producing it is mind blowing, and I am really pleased to keep it on my shelf. - CROSS & COCKADE INTERNATIONALThis staggering book, packed with just so much useful information that it is a 'must' for all modellers and aviation enthusiasts. It may seem a little expensive but it is one of those titles that needs to be on your shelf alongside your copies of Fighter, and Bomber, Squadrons of the RAF. - SCALE AVIATION MODELLER

. . .Armed with this volume, the enthusiast/historian has at his fingertips the dates of every base move, re-equipment, redesignation and disbandment of each squadron, from No 1 to No 1435. There are photos, well reproduced, but they are almost incidental to the volume's real woth as a source of reference. Unique, indispensable and highly recommended. . . - AIRCRAFT ILLUSTRATED

Brilliant research document - easy to use. - WWW.AMAZON.CO.UK . . .remarkable and utterly comprehensive account of RAF Squadrons, their locations, their aircraft and much valuable background besides . . . - WWW.AMAZON.CO.UK

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