By Andrew Hendrie
This e-book finds the important contribution that RAF Coastal Command made to the Allies battle attempt. even though sometimes called the 'Cinderella Service' simply because by way of its nature, it didn't achieve the popularity it deserved and was once overshadowed by means of Fighter and Bomber instructions and in view that it was once now not given precedence by way of plane and kit, its wartime checklist was once moment to none. the 2 major roles of Coastal Command have been anti-submarine paintings within the Atlantic and anti-shipping operations opposed to enemy warships and service provider vessels. This paintings seems at each point of the command's paintings, apparatus and plane and attracts upon many first-hand money owed. long and accomplished appendices hide Orders of conflict, Commanders, U boats sunk, ships sunk, plane losses and casualties.
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