Badges And Uniforms Of The Royal Air Force

Author: Malcolm Hobart
Editor: Casemate Publishers
ISBN: 178346903X
Size: 10,73 MB
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Throughout the relatively short yet highly distinguished history of the Royal Air Force there has been a tendency for the men and women of the Service to be overshadowed by the glamour of the aircraft.Nonetheless it is surprising that there has never before been a complete record of the uniforms and badges of the RAF and its predecessor, the Royal Flying Corps. Malcolm Hobart and Pen and Sword Books have cooperated to rectify this serious omission with this superbly color illustrated and comprehensive collector's guide. Badges of rank and trade are all depicted not only for the flying arms but for ground staff. This valuable addition to our Collector series also covers the RAF Reserves and Auxiliary Service, Air Training Corps and the Royal Observer Corps.

Dress Regulations For Officers Of The Royal Air Force

Author: Great Britain. Air Ministry
Size: 12,30 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Aerial Life

Author: Peter Adey
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444391343
Size: 12,29 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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NOMINATED AND SHORT LISTED FOR THE SURVEILLANCE STUDIES BOOK PRIZE 2011! This theoretically informed research explores what the development and transformation of air travel has meant for societies and individuals. Brings together a number of interdisciplinary approaches towards the aeroplane and its relation to society Presents an original theory that our societies are aerial societies, or 'aerealities', and shows how we are both enabled and threatened by aerial mobility Features a series of detailed international case studies which map the history of aviation over the past century - from the promises of early flight, to World War II bombing campaigns, and to the rise of international terrorism today Demonstrates the transformational capacity of air transport to shape societies, bodies and individual identities Offers startling historical evidence and bold new ideas about how the social and material spaces of the aeroplane are considered in the modern era

Military Insignia

Author: Source: Wikipedia
Editor: Books LLC, Wiki Series
ISBN: 9781157713289
Size: 10,48 MB
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 162. Chapters: List of comparative military ranks, Uniforms and insignia of the Schutzstaffel, Military ranks and insignia of Norway, Stable belt, World War II German Army Ranks and Insignia, Military aircraft insignia, Distinctive unit insignia, Military ranks of Ukraine, Brigadier General, Finnish military ranks, Military ranks of the Thai armed forces, Military ranks of the Soviet Union, Military ranks of the Colombian Armed Forces, USAAF unit identification aircraft markings, List of United States Navy enlisted rates, Royal Danish Army, Jandarmeria Rom n, Canadian Forces ranks and insignia, Major General, Military ranks of the Dutch armed forces, Ranks in the French Army, Uniforms and insignia of the Sturmabteilung, Rank insignia of the German armed forces, Army ranks and insignia of the Austro-Hungarian Army, Comparative military ranks of Korea, Aiguillette, Israel Defense Forces ranks, United States Navy officer rank insignia, United States Marine Corps rank insignia, Rank insignia of the Iranian military, Shoulder sleeve insignia, United States Air Force enlisted rank insignia, RAF officer ranks, British Army officer rank insignia, Royal Navy officer rank insignia, Vice Admiral, British Army Other Ranks rank insignia, Army ranks and insignia of the Russian Federation, United States Air Force officer rank insignia, Israel Defense Forces insignia, Totenkopf, Military ranks and insignia of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Military ranks of the Swiss Armed Forces, Soldier ranks of Sweden, Kingdom of Greece Army Ranks, United States Army officer rank insignia, Italian Navy ranks, United States Coast Guard enlisted rate insignia, United States Army Institute of Heraldry, Cap badge, F nrik, United States Army enlisted rank insignia of World War II, Air Force ranks and insignia of the Russian Federation, Australian Army enlisted rank insi...

Air Forces Escape Evasion Society

Author: Air Forces Escape and Evasion Society
Editor: Turner Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781563110344
Size: 17,39 MB
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A history of the brave American men who flew and were shot down in Europe during World War II, but were able to escape imprisonment due to the efforts of those who aided them. A source of information on the European underground resistance groups of World War II. The book contains rare photographs, maps, and war documents.

British Army Uniforms Insignia Of World War Two

Author: Brian Leigh Davis
Size: 11,35 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The King S Regulations And Air Council Instructions For The Royal Air Force

Author: Great Britain. Air Ministry
Size: 13,23 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Genealogist S Internet

Author: Peter Christian
Editor: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408171163
Size: 20,41 MB
Format: PDF
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This practical guide identifies the major websites and online sources of data available to family historians. It is ideal for both beginners and more experienced researchers as it explores the most useful sources and helps readers to navigate each one. The Genealogist's Internet features fully updated URLs and all of the recent developments in online genealogy. This fully updated fifth edition, endorsed by the National Archives, is the comprehensive guide for anyone researching their family history online. It covers: ·Online census records and wills, including the 1911 Census ·Civil registration indexes ·Information on occupations and professions ·DNA matching ·New genealogy websites and search engines ·Surname studies ·Passenger lists and migration records ·Information on digitised historical maps and photographs This book also includes the impact of blogging, podcasting and social networking on family history research, allowing family historians to find others with similar research interests and to share their results. Whether you want to put your family tree online, find distant relatives or access the numerous online genealogical forums, discussion groups and mailing lists, this book is a must-have.

British Military Uniforms

Author: Source Wikipedia
Editor: Books LLC, Wiki Series
ISBN: 9781155428611
Size: 16,25 MB
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 45. Chapters: Stable belt, Modern equipment of the British Army, British Army uniform and equipment in World War I, Red coat, Denison smock, Royal Air Force uniform, Battle Dress, Service Dress, Disruptive Pattern Material, Facing colour, Glengarry, Royal Navy uniform, Uniform of the Air Cadet Organisation, Cap badge, Multi-Terrain Pattern, Tactical recognition flash, British Armed Forces uniforms, Smock Parachutist DPM, Smock Windproof DPM, Black Hackle. Excerpt: A stable belt is an item of uniform used in the armed forces of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth countries. Stable belts or similar derivatives are also worn by the armed forced of other nations such as Denmark. Originally, stable belts were worn by cavalrymen in the working dress they used for cleaning the stables and tending to their horses, but in the 1950s they spread to all branches of the armed forces, adding a splash of colour and individuality to the drab khaki working uniforms. Initially they were resisted by many senior officers, who saw them as too individualistic, but they soon became accepted throughout the forces. A stable belt is a wide webbing belt, usually a single solid colour or horizontally striped in two or more different colours. It is worn around the waist and when worn with Combat Soldier 95 it is worn through the trouser belt loops. In the British Army or Royal Marines, when worn with barrack dress, the belt is placed either in the belt loops of trousers or a skirt or over a jersey. In the Royal Air Force, it is worn with service working dress (No. 2 dress) either covering the top of the trousers (or skirt) and the lower part of the shirt or through the belt loops if they have been specially designed to accommodate the belt's width. Unlike the Army, it is never worn over a jersey. The original cavalry stable belts buckled at the side to...

Royal Navy Handbook 1939 1945

Author: David Wragg
Editor: The History Press
ISBN: 0750954280
Size: 19,69 MB
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The service had to learn fast. It soon became clear that the Germans would not provide an opportunity for a major battleship-to-battleship fleet action along the lines of Jutland, but that submarine warfare and surface raiders were to be just as effective at undermining the British war effort. The Royal Navy was expected to be active in the North Atlantic and in British waters, and then, after the Soviet Union was invaded by Germany, it had to protect the Arctic convoys. Meanwhile, it also had to keep control of the Mediterranean, alone after the fall of France, supporting ground forces in North Africa and then in Greece, send convoys to Malta and disrupt the Axis supply lines both in the Mediterranean and off the coast of Norway, before facing the Japanese in the Far East.