By Mark Hiller
It turned the bottom of Wing Commander Douglas Bader until eventually he was once shot down over France, as Fighter Command took the struggle to the enemy with operational sweeps over Occupied Europe. these operations integrated 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 warfare as much as that date. Westhampnett's squadrons additionally supported the D-Day landings and the following conflict of Normandy.
Packed with the biggest selection of photos of this airfield ever compiled, this illustrated booklet presents a close background of the scuffling with as obvious in the course of the eyes of a few of the pilots and flooring staff. RAF Westhampnett brings to existence these fascinating yet risky days of the second one global battle throughout 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