Military history

Fighters Under Construction in World War Two: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

Fighters Under Construction in World War Two: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

There has been bookshelf after bookshelf of books compiled, written and published about British aircraft, the Royal Air Force and the activities of its pilots during World War Two. Tales of derring do, bravery and gallantry quite rightly litter the bookshelves and libraries, but little has appeared in print about the could be called the unsung heroes, those that designed, built and maintained the fighting equipment used to eventually defeat the enemy.

Chapter 1: SELECTED TECHNICAL GLOSSARY

Chapter 2: SPITFIRE!

Chapter 3: AN ORGANIC SPITFIRE?

Chapter 4: ‘A SPIT WIV AN ’OOK...’ - THE SEAFIRE

Chapter 5: POWERED BY ROLLS-ROYCE

Chapter 6: HUNDREDS OF HURRICANES

Chapter 7: TYPHOON TIME

Chapter 8: NAPIER SABRE POWER

Chapter 9: THE TEMPEST

Chapter 10: WOOD OR METAL BLADES?

Chapter 11: AIRACOBRA FOR THE RAF!

Chapter 12: SMALL SCALE TRACK BUILDS

Chapter 13: WHISPERING DEATH

Chapter 14: MAKING BEST USE OF LABOUR

Chapter 15: MAKING THE CANNON

Chapter 16: THE WOODEN WONDER

Chapter 17: ALL WIRED UP

Chapter 18: FIGHTERS TO TRAIN - THE MILES MASTER

Chapter 19: ALAS POOR WALRUS

Chapter 20: CONTINUOUS CUTTING BY COPY

Chapter 21: TOO LATE TO SEE WAR SERVICE - THE DH HORNET