Fighter Command 1936-1968

An Operational & Historical Record

Ken Delve

 
Date Published :
August 2007
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Hardback
ISBN : 9781844156139
Pages : 320
Stock Status : In stock
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Overview
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This is a comprehensive reference to the structure, operation, aircraft and men of Fighter Command from its formation in 1936 to 1968 when it became part of Strike Command. It includes descriptions of many notable defensive and offensive campaigns, the many types of aircraft used, weapons and airfields. The main sections of the book include a general historical introduction and overview, operations, operational groups, aircrew training and technical details of each aircraft type. Lengthy Annexes cover personnel, the squadrons in World War II, orders of battle for each wartime year, maps of airfield locations and numbers of enemy aircraft downed.

About The Author
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Ken Delve was an RAF Tornado bomber pilot during his service career and is now considered to be one of the world’s leading experts on the history of military aviation. He has written countless specialized articles for leading aviation magazines and has authored more than sixteen books including The Short Sunderland, D-Day – The Air Battle, Avro Lancaster, The Mustang Story, RAF Bomber Command and A Source Book of the RAF

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