RAF Duxford: A History in Photographs from 1917 to the Present Day

RAF Duxford: A History in Photographs from 1917 to the Present Day

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Established in 1917 to train Royal Flying Corps aircrew, during WWI Duxford was also the base for two United States Aero Squadrons, 137 and 159, and by the end was a mobilization airfield for three DH9 day bomber squadrons. During the 1920s and 30s, expansion continued apace, with three fighter squadrons, 19, 29 and 111, and the presence of many illustrious names, including Harry Broadhurst, Johnny Kent and Frank Whittle. The first aerodrome in Fighter Command to… (more)


Book Details  


Publisher: Grub Street Publishing (September 04, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 160 pages

File size: 32 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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