Southern England : (Kent, Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex), Paperback

Southern England : (Kent, Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex) Paperback

Part of the Military Airfields of Britain series


This series of books provides a fresh user-friendly look at the military airfields of the British Isles.

The series is split geographically, each book including a number of counties on a regional basis.

Entries cover every military airfield within the counties, from WW1 to the present day and comprise: Brief history of the airfield, construction and use including decoy sites; Comprehensive list of flying units with dates and aircraft types; List of HQ units based at the airfield; Details of memorials; Maps and plans of almost every airfield; Location details; and a selection of period photograph.

The airfields of Southern England like Biggin Hill, Kenley and Hawkinge played host to the greatest part of the action of the Battle of Britain.

Farnborough - birthplace of British aviation lies in Hampshire and many regional airfields played host to vital anti-submarine patrols during WW1.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272 pages, 250 b/w photographs & diagrams
  • Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
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  • Category: Air forces & warfare
  • ISBN: 9781861267290



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