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Air Force Records By William Spencer

Air Force Records by William Spencer

Condition - Very Good
$22.99
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Summary

Shows how to explore British air forces - and ancestors who served in them - through the material at the National Archives and elsewhere. This book covers air forces as varied as the Royal Engineers Balloon Section, the Royal Flying Corps, the RAF and WRAF, Fleet Air Arm, Glider Pilot Regiment, and Royal Naval Air Service.

Air Force Records Summary

Air Force Records: A Guide for Family Historians by William Spencer

This practical and accessible guide shows how to explore British air forces - and ancestors who served in them - through the wealth of material at the National Archives and elsewhere. Thoroughly revised and updated, it covers air forces as varied as the Royal Engineers Balloon Section, the Royal Flying Corps, the RAF and WRAF, Fleet Air Arm, Glider Pilot Regiment and Royal Naval Air Service, in campaigns spanning the Boer War and two World Wars to Korea, Kenya and Suez. Written by a military specialist who served in the Fleet Air Arm, it considers all aspects of air force records, from operational record books and unit war diaries to individual service records, medal rolls, gallantry awards and casualty lists.

About William Spencer

William Spencer has been the military specialist at London's National Archives since 1996. He served in the Fleet Air Arm for 13 years, including active service with 848 Squadron in the South Atlantic, and holds an MA in War Studies from the prestigious Department of War Studies at King's College, London. He is the author of the bestselling Medals: The Researcher's Guide (The National Archives, 2006), Family History in the Wars (2007), and two other flagship titles for the new series, Army Records and First World War Army Service Records (2008),

Table of Contents

Air Force Records draws on an insider's knowledge to chart the online releases of records such as: * Medal Index cards * World War II Unit Diaries * London Gazette * Repatriated prisoners of war (World War I and II) debriefs * Courts martialand shows how to use them in your own research. Whether you are tracing an ancestor, squadron, airbase or campaign, this is an invaluable guide to Britain's air forces and the thousands who served in them.

Additional information

GOR003311531
9781905615254
1905615256
Air Force Records: A Guide for Family Historians by William Spencer
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2008-07-14
160
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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