DORSET, ROYAL AIR FORCE Colin Pomeroy
Dorset has played a key role in the story of the Royal Air Force, from airship mooring stations in the First World War to frontline fighter bases in the Second.
Colin Pomeroy is an acknowledged authority on aviation in Dorset, here brilliantly bringing to life the stories of Dorset’s 8 airfields and the aircraft which flew from them. He also unravels the mysteries of electronic warfare and navigation aids, reveals the importance of the county’s bombing and armaments ranges, as well as the part played by the RAF on the water, barrage balloons, decoy sites, and the Royal Observer Corps.
Paperback, with nearly 100 black and white illustrations