This title is a pictorial look at one of the most famous stations in the history of the RAF. The author gathers a selection of photographs, including commentary on Tangmere after World War II, and the jet age. Some of the most famous names in the history of the RAF flew from Tangmere including Johnny Johnson and Douglas Bader, and its squadrons were considered to be among the finest in service. This book is a tribute to Tangmere, and should be enjoyed by aviation enthusiasts and historians everywhere.
RAF Tangmere: the early years; roaring twenties, glorious thirties; prelude to war; Battle of Britain - 1940; the war years: 1941-45; postwar to closure - 1946-70; closure, decline and decay - 1971-98; RAF Tangmere station commanders.