Southern England : (Kent, Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex) Paperback
by Ken Delve
Part of the Military Airfields of Britain series
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; and a selection of period photograph.
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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 272 pages, 250 b/w photographs & diagrams
- Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/10/2005
- Category: Air forces & warfare
- ISBN: 9781861267290