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Updated: 14 Feb 2004

A selection of books relating to RAF Waddington history, squadrons and operations.

Aircraft Reference Books

The Lancaster Manual (Official Air Publication)

Avro Lancaster Marks I and II in all essential detail over 500+ pages, covering ground crew instructions, handling and flying, electrical and radio equipment, airframe design and armament.
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Biographies

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As a matter of interest John Hamlin, the author of 207's official history Always Prepared, also wrote a book on RAF Waddington - For Faith and Freedom.

Station History

Gunning for the Enemy (Wallace McIntosh of 207 Sqn, DFC and Bar, DFM)

An air gunner who flew over 50 sorties with 207 Sqn, Wallace was believed to be Bomber Command's leading sharpshooter. He is among the most decorated of the Command's airmen.
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Squadrons History

'Always Prepared' The History of 207 Sqn (John Hamlin)

Published in 1999 with 240 pages covering 207 Sqn and its deplyoments and bases.
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Gunning for the Enemy (Wallace McIntosh of 207 Sqn, DFC and Bar, DFM)

An air gunner who flew over 50 sorties with 207 Sqn, Wallace was believed to be Bomber Command's leading sharpshooter. He is among the most decorated of the Command's airmen.
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General Historical Reference

VULCAN 607 (Rowland White)

978-0-552-15229-7

Well-written narrative of the first BLACK BUCK mission in Op CORPORATE by VULCAN XH607 drawing on the recollections of the Vulcan and Victor crews and contemporary historical documents.

The Bomber Command Handbook (Jonathan Falconer)

Who decided the policy? Why, when and where were the airfields built? How was the overall command structure organized, from the Air Council down to individual squadron level? How did the RAF train its bomber crews? What aircraft did they fly and what weapons did they use? Who were their commanders and who were the men that made up the rank-and-rifle of the Command? How was a raid planned and once it was launched what happened? 300 pages.
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Books about Waddington's squadrons:

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