Kenley Scramble: The Definitive History of the RAF Airfield 1917-1940 :: Richard C. Smith

Kenley Scramble: The Definitive History of the RAF Airfield 1917-1940 :: Richard C. Smith soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!

Rainham: Mitor Publications, 2017, Paperback.

Signed by the author, without dedication, on the half-title page without provenance. Includes: Black & white photographs; Diagrams; Maps; Appendices (4);

From the cover: This book tells the story of the airfield of RAF Kenley from 1917 until the end of 1940. From its early beginnings during the First World War used as an Aircraft Acceptance Park, where aeroplanes were tested and flown before being sent to squadrons on the Western Front and other theatres of conflict. Following the end of hostilities the build-up of the airfield continued apace during the 1920s and 1930s, and many of the pilots stationed there would go on to achieve high ranks in the Royal Air Force.

Kenley situated in the county of Surrey, just south of London was to be ideally placed as a Fighter Command Sector…

Near Fine.

(xi) 212 pages. Index. Bibliography. Trade Paperback (9¼” x 6″).

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I excite you with my selection contained in Military Air Force catalogue?


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