Title AIR FORCE RECORDS FOR FAMILY HISTORIANS.
Binding Soft Cover
Book Condition Very Good+
Publisher Kew, Richmond Public Record Office 2000
1873162936 / 9781873162934
Seller ID 6322
114 pp, large 8vo (9 11/16" H). B&w photographs, reproductions. "Essential research guide for those tracing an ancestor who served in Britain's air forces. The book explains how to use the wealth of records held at the Public Record Office and elsewhere to trace the careers of officers and other ranks. It allows the reader to build up a picture of the operations and campaigns that an individual took part in. In addition to the RAF and the WRAF, the guide covers records of the Royal Engineers balloonists, Royal Flying Corps, Royal Naval Air Service, Fleet Air Arm, and the Glider Pilot Regiment. Invaluable additional chapters show the reader: How to use the operational records to build a picture of individual units' activities; How to trace campaign medals and other awards; How to use the Public Record Office's photographic archive. A final chapter provides guidance on air force records held outside the Public Record Office. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks . Exterior - very light rubbing, small soft crease at bottom corner of rear cover, spine flat and uncreased.