A History of RAF Mildenhall, by Colin M Dring

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A History of RAF Mildenhall, by Colin M Dring

A History of RAF Mildenhall, by Colin M Dring

Booklet published by the Mildenhall Museum in 1980, 64 pages. A5 size booklet (N3733)

RAF Mildenhall is a Royal Air Force base situated near to the village of Mildenhall in Suffolk, and it was established in 1930. During the Second World War Bomber Command used the base for operational combat missions until 1945, and since then airfield has been an important base for various units of the United States Air Force.

This booklet provides an excellent history of RAF Mildenhall, and includes sections on:

  • The Beginnings
  • The England-Australia Air Race
  • The pre-war years
  • The Second World War
  • The post-war years
  • The American years
  • RAF Mildenhall today
  • 4 appendices, including RAF units stationed at Mildenhall, RAF station commanders, 513th TAW commanders, and the 1934 air race rules

The booklet is illustrated throughout with lots of black and white photographs
Condtion of the booklet is generally very good. The cover has one or two minor scuffs, and some light wear along the edges, but the staple spine is tight and intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound

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