Supporting your high street Find out how »
Basket Image


Heroes of Bomber Command: Suffolk, Paperback / softback Book

Heroes of Bomber Command: Suffolk Paperback / softback

Part of the Aviation History series


Throughout the Second World War, Suffolk airfields and the airmen of Bomber Command made a large and vital contribution to the war effort.

Just four airfields were established in the county at the outbreak of war in September 1939 - Mildenhall, Stradishall, Wattisham and Honington.

Later in the war, new airfields were opened at Chedburgh, Tuddenham and Lakenheath.

The losses both in men and machines, were very high.

In this excellently researched book, Graham Smith describes the air war in Suffolk and the young airmen who flew night after night in the cold and the dark against desperate odds.

Their Commander-in-Chief, Air Marshall Sir Arthur 'Bomber' Harris called them 'The bravest of the brave', an epithet they fully deserved.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 192 pages, Photographs
  • Publisher: Countryside Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9781846741036



Free Home Delivery

on all orders

Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also in the Aviation History series