By Mark Hiller
It turned the bottom of Wing Commander Douglas Bader till he used to be shot down over France, as Fighter Command took the struggle to the enemy with operational sweeps over Occupied Europe. these operations incorporated the notorious Channel sprint which observed the get away of the German warships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, and the Dieppe raid of 1942 which concerned the biggest aerial conflict of the battle as much as that date. Westhampnett's squadrons additionally supported the D-Day landings and the following conflict of Normandy.
Packed with the most important selection of photos of this airfield ever compiled, this illustrated ebook offers a close background of the struggling with as obvious during the eyes of a number of the pilots and floor workforce. RAF Westhampnett brings to existence these intriguing yet harmful days of the second one international struggle throughout the phrases and pictures 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