The World’s Greatest Air Depot: The US 8th Air force at Warton 1942-1945

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Profusely illustrates with black and white photographs, this book tells the story of the huge logistic operation involved in overhauling, servicing and maintaining the aircraft of the USAAF in Warton, near Preston, during WW2. The author follows the project from it's planning and construction of the hangars and workshops. Appendices include the layout and location of the airfields, the output of the depot, units assigned to Warton, aircraft types processed by the depot, and more.

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Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, this book tells the story of the huge logistic operation involved in overhauling, servicing and maintaining the aircraft of the USAAF in Warton, near Preston, during WW2. The author follows the project from it’s planning and construction of the hangars and workshops. Appendices include the layout and location of the airfields, the output of the depot, units assigned to Warton, aircraft types processed by the depot, and more.

The dust jacket is clean and fresh and in fine condition.
The binding is square and tight and the interior is in near fine condition.

The World’s Greatest Air Depot: The US 8th Air force at Warton 1942-194
By
Harry Holmes

  • Airlife Publishing, 1998
  • Hardback
  • First edition
  • 7.5 x 10 in
  • 160 pages