Blue Diamonds - The Exploits of 14 Squadron RAF 1945-2015 - Color Profiles

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The Exploits of 14 Squadron RAF 1945-2015
Michael Napier
6 x 9, 320 pages, 90 black and white integrated images (plus 8 pages of color images), 9781473823273, MSRP $50.00, hardback, Pen and Sword
In the seven decades since the Second World War, 14 Squadron has operated a wide array of aircraft types (Mosquitoes, Vampires, Venoms, Hunters, Canberras, Phantoms, Jaguars and Tornados) in a fascinating variety of roles. For much of this time, the Squadron was based in Germany at the front line of the Cold War, but it also participated in the Gulf War in 1991, in operations over Iraq from 1991-2009, in the Kosovo conflict in 2000 and latterly during the war in Afghanistan, firstly with the Tornado GR4 and then with the Shadow R1. Today the Squadron operates in great secrecy in an Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance role.
Having had access to log-books, contemporary diaries, maps and photographs, as well as oral and written accounts from a large number of ex-Squadron
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