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Three's company : a history of No. 3 (Fighter) Squadron RAF

Author: Jack T C Long
Publisher: Barnsley : Pen & Sword Aviation, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No 3 Squadron was formed at Larkhill in 1912 from the No 2 (Aeroplane} Company under the command of the famous Major Robert Brooke-Popham. More importantly the squadron was the first in the RFC to be equipped with fixed-wing aircraft. Thereafter the squadron distinguished itself in both World Wars, its battle honors including Mons, Neuve Chappelle, Loos, Somme 1916, Cambrai 1917, Somme 1918, The Battle of Britain,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Long, Jack T.C.
Three's company
(OCoLC)145382319
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack T C Long
ISBN: 9781473800496 1473800498
OCLC Number: 883406066
Description: 1 online resource (218 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; 1. The Air Company; 2. The Conception of Air Power; 3. The Gestation of Air Power; 4. The Birth of Air Power; 5. The Growing Pains of Air Power; 6. Baptism of Fire; 7. Flying Moranes; 8. The Sopwith Camel; 9. Indian Interlude; 10. Novar; 11. The 1920s and 1930s; 12. The Outbreak of War; 13. The Wind of Change; 14. Victory to Cold War; 15. The Hawker Hunter; 16. The]avelin; 17. The Canberra; 18. Hawker's Bird of Prey --
The Harrier; 19. The New Millennium; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Jack T.C. Long.

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No 3 Squadron was formed at Larkhill in 1912 from the No 2 (Aeroplane} Company under the command of the famous Major Robert Brooke-Popham. More importantly the squadron was the first in the RFC to be equipped with fixed-wing aircraft. Thereafter the squadron distinguished itself in both World Wars, its battle honors including Mons, Neuve Chappelle, Loos, Somme 1916, Cambrai 1917, Somme 1918, The Battle of Britain, Normandy and Arnhem. More recently it has seen service in the Falklands, the Balkans, Iraq, and has just returned from Afghanistan. No 3 Squadron have recently been nominated to oper.

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