British Military Airfield Architecture: From Airships to the Jet Age

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Oxygen Thief

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Oct 17, 2005
British Military Airfield Architecture: From Airships to the Jet Age (Hardcover)
by Paul Francis

# Hardcover: 224 pages
# Publisher: Patrick Stephens Ltd (6 Aug 1996)
# Language English
# ISBN: 185260462X


A detailed examination of the principal types of building on Britain's military airfields, from the pioneering airship days, through two world wars to the beginning of the jet age. It is fully illustrated with photographs and line drawings. The book describes control towers, hangars, armouries, guardhouses, barracks and parachute stores, as well as technical data on methods of construction and materials used. The locations of surviving buildings are given, including those now listed as being of historic or architectural importance.
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