Hampden Squadrons in Focus, by Mark Postlethwaite
Subtitled 'A photographic record of the units that went to war in the Handley Page Hampden'
Published by Red Kite in 2003, 100 pages. Large A4 size softback (N7754)
Brand New Book
This book is an illustrated photo album of the squadrons that went to war in the Handley Page Hampden. As with all In Focus titles, it presents the photos by squadron and includes information boxes on each unit to include code letters, wartime bases, and periods operating the Hampden. There are also four pages of specially commissioned colour profiles.
From the rear side cover: From the Arctic Circle to deepest Germany, the Handley Page Hampden and her crews ranged far and wide during the early years of the war, often to be' lost without trace in their uneven battle against fighters, flak and the weather. This photographic album provides a new and fascinating insight into· those brave men that went to war in the Handley Page Hampden...