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Royal Air Force, 1918 to 1939

Ian M. Philpott

Royal Air Force, 1918 to 1939

an encyclopedia of the RAF between the two World Wars : the Trenchard years, 1918 to 1929

by Ian M. Philpott

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Published by Pen & Sword Aviation in Barnsley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Air Force. -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesVolume I :
    StatementIan M. Philpott.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination600 p. :
    Number of Pages600
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22631779M
    ISBN 101844151549

    transferred to Reserve of Air Force Officers (and called up for air force service)? 3 Squadron RAF [had taken off in the morning in his Typhoon Ib (JP) for a low level attack on coastal shipping ("Roadstead" operation) and was shot down by Anti-Aircraft [Flak] at Overflakkee, The Netherlands; captured] ? Original data: AIR 79 Royal Air Force Airmen Records, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey, England. The National Archives give no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for the purpose of the information provided.

    Printed by Advance Book Printing Northmoor OX29 5UH. 3 ROYAL AIR FORCE HISTORICAL SOCIETY President Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Michael Beetham GCB CBE DFC AFC Vice-President Air Marshal Sir Frederick Sowrey KCB Aeronautical Society, of course (not Royal until late), and there was the Air Battalion of the Royal Engineers. In , the Royal Air Force became the first major independent air force in the world. Formed to serve a strategic need in the most intensive war that Britain had then fought, the RAF continued in the inter-war era to play a key role in the political and diplomatic world, and in defending the Empire.

    The Royal Air Force (RAF) has always recognised the important contribution which women can make. Its female counterpart, the Women's Royal Air Force (WRAF) was created on the same date of 1 April and disbanded in Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service, was established as a permanent branch of the RAF in Despite the “Lions led by Donkeys” image sold to the public by various authors in the decades after the Great War, the consensus among military historians is that by the BEF had become a sophisticated, thoroughly modern, highly effective fighting force. The dozen essays in Changing War.


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