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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: GREEN, PETER; HODGSON, MIKE; TAYLOR, BILL. Title: Wings over Lincolnshire.
Description: Midland, Leicester, 1994.. 60 pp, oblong small 8vo (7 13/16" H x 8 1/4" D), soft cover. ISBN 1857800249 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. "The rural county of Lincolnshire can lay claim to being England's premier aviation county. It is the home of the Royal Air Force College at Cranwell, and was host to many thousands of Allied aircrew during the Second World War..This pictorial chronicles Lincolnshire's strong ties with the worlds of both civil and military aviation from before the First World War. The five sections begin with ballooning in the nineteenth century and continue through the First World War, the inter-war period, the Second World War and post-war to the Tornado, Tucano and Sentry of today. In addition to the aircraft, the p e r s o n a l i t ies such as B C Hucks, Sir Alan Cobham and Alex Henshaw are included. The photographs, 140 in all, have been selected from local archives and private collections." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Ext er io r - ve ry m in or edge wear, minor rubbing. Very Good+.
Keywords: Lincolnshire, England, Royal Air Force College, Cranwell, World War Ii, Second, First, I, Ballooning, Balloons, Tornado, Tucano, Sentry, B C Hucks, Sir Alan Cobham, Alex Henshaw, Airfields, Aircraft.
Price: US$ 16.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 22140
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