Gloucestershire Airfields in the Second World War :: David Berryman soon to be presented for sale on the stupendous BookLovers of Bath web site!
Newbury: Countryside Books, 2009, Paperback.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Maps ;
From the cover: The contribution of Gloucestershires airfields to the Second World War was enormous, and between 1939 and 1945, they were kept continually active in a variety of roles vital to the national war effort.
The Bristol Aeroplane Company at Filton, and Gloster Aircraft Company at Brockworth/Hucclecote were among the most important manufacturers of the war. They produced a wide variety of aircraft types, including Hurricanes, Typhoons, and the legendary Blenheim and Beaufort bombers. These airfield sites soon became prime targets for the Luftwaffe, who forced the dispersal of much of…
256 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¼” x 5¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I beguile you with my offerings from my intriguing Military Air Force catalogue?