By Mark Hiller
It grew to become the bottom of Wing Commander Douglas Bader until eventually he was once shot down over France, as Fighter Command took the battle to the enemy with operational sweeps over Occupied Europe. these operations incorporated the notorious Channel sprint which observed the break out of the German warships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, and the Dieppe raid of 1942 which concerned the most important aerial conflict of the conflict as much as that date. Westhampnett's squadrons additionally supported the D-Day landings and the next conflict of Normandy.
Packed with the biggest choice of pictures of this airfield ever compiled, this illustrated book presents an in depth background of the battling as obvious in the course of the eyes of the various pilots and floor group. RAF Westhampnett brings to lifestyles these interesting yet risky days of the second one global warfare in the course of the phrases and images of these who have been there.
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A Fighter Command Station at War: A Photographic Record of RAF Westhampnett from the Battle of Britain to D-Day and Beyond by Mark Hiller