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One Hundred Years of British Naval Aviation
     

One Hundred Years of British Naval Aviation

by Christopher Shores
 

Published in association with the Royal Navy, this is the official history of the first century of British naval aviation. It chronicles naval aviators’ involvement in two world wars and other conflicts worldwide, and the crucial developments in the technology of ships, aircraft and weaponry that made victory possible. The narrative is supported by text

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Published in association with the Royal Navy, this is the official history of the first century of British naval aviation. It chronicles naval aviators’ involvement in two world wars and other conflicts worldwide, and the crucial developments in the technology of ships, aircraft and weaponry that made victory possible. The narrative is supported by text describing a host of different subjects related to naval aviation, including vivid personal accounts of operations from those who were there. Comprehensive appendices list battle orders, aircraft and ships, and describe naval fighter aces and VC winnersin association with the Royal Navy, this is the official history of the first century of British naval aviation. It chronicles naval aviators’ involvement in two world wars and other conflicts worldwide, and the crucial developments in the technology of ships, aircraft and weaponry that made victory possible. The narrative is supported by text panels describing a host of different subjects related to naval aviation, including vivid personal accounts of operations from those who were there. Comprehensive appendices list battle orders, aircraft and ships, and describe naval fighter aces and VC winners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844256617
Publisher:
Haynes Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/2009
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Christopher Shores served in the ATC and RAF during the 1950s and produced his first book in 1966.  Since then he has produced an average of one book per year on aviation subjects, plus many articles, aircraft monographs, and similar works.  By profession a chartered surveyor, Christopher Shores worked in the commercial property market for more than 40 years.  Retired in mid 2000, he continues to be a consultant, but is now able to devote much more of his time and energy to aviation research and writing.  He lives in Dorset, England.

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