Meteorology and World War II, edited by Brian D. Giles

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Meteorology and World War II, edited by Brian D. Giles

Published by the Royal Meteorological Society, Department of Geography, University of Birmingham, in 1987, 79 pages. A5 size booklet (A13U2WSO)

From the first inside page: 'Papers given at a conference organised by the History of Meteorology and Physical Oceanography, and held in the Department of Geography, University of Birmingham, on 25 October 1986'. The contents include:

The Speakers
Preface - B.D. Giles
Meteorological reconnaissance flights - P.G. Rackliff
Photographic reconnaissance - G.A. Cowling
Tea and swell forecasting for operational planning - Professor H. Charnock
Meteorological aspects of planning for TORCH and subsequent operations - P.J. Meade
Bomber Command upper air unit - R.A.S. Ratcliffe
Transport Command operations a~d the Yalta Conference - Sir Arthur Davies
FIDO fog dispersal at air fields - R.J. Ogden

The condition of the booklet is generally ok. The covers have several minor scuffs and blemishes, and yellowing and discoloration along the edges and corners, but the staple spine is intact and all pages are intact and tightly bound. There is foxing to the outside page leaves and yellowing to some inside page edges.