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Military Airfields of Britain: Southern England [Kent, Hampshire, Surrey and Sussex]

By Ken Delve

ISBN: 9781861267290
PAGES: 272
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 235x165 mm
INSIDE: 250 b&w photographs and diagrams

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 airfields of Southern England like Biggin Hill, Kenley and Hawkinge played host to the greatest part of the action of the Battle of Britain. Farnborough - birthplace of British aviation lies in Hampshire and many regional airfields played host to vital anti-submarine patrols during WW1.

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