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Vestanpants
02-10-2008, 20:06
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The RAF Regiment at War 1942-46 - Kingsley M Oliver
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd; illustrated edition edition (22 Jan 2002)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0850528526
ISBN-13: 978-0850528527


Just picked this book up. Very good, but more on later campaigns than UK airfield defence although this is covered in some detail.

Paul Francis
02-10-2008, 21:11
Airfield defence in the UK was not all about the RAF Regiment, so that is why there is much on the later campaigns - good book.

Vestanpants
03-10-2008, 21:38
No, I appreciate that - UK airfield defence was the responsibility of station personnel and local army and Home Guard units. However, after its formation in February 1942, the RAF Regiment sent instructors to many airfields to improve airfield defensive schemes. I had just hoped for a bit more on this aspect of their work.