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Brawdy: Stronghold in the West

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Description for Brawdy: Stronghold in the West Paperback. Completed in 1944 as a satellite airfield to nearby St David's, Brawdy soon supplanted its parent for meteorological reasons. Used initially by the RAF Coastal Command, it passed to the Royal Navy in 1946, becoming HMS Goldcrest. The base was used by the Navy up to 1974, when the RAF resumed control once again. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations (some col.), maps. BIC Classification: 1DBKW; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 165 x 8. Weight in Grams: 308.
Completed in 1944 as a satellite airfield to nearby St David's, Brawdy soon supplanted its parent for meteorological reasons. Used initially by RAF Coastal Command, it passed to the Royal Navy in 1946, becoming HMS Goldcrest. The base was used by the Navy up to 1974, when the RAF resumed control once again. Used as an advanced training facility, Hunters and later Hawks were based there, as was a secret US Navy Oceanographic Research unit. Since 1996, Brawdy has been used by the Army. For many, Brawdy was also synonymous with the air displays held there for many years and ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
Number of Pages
128
Place of Publication
Stroud, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780752449234
SKU
V9780752449234
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Ref
99-10

About Alan Phillips
Alan Phillips was born in Pembrokeshire but now lives in North Wales. He has a lifelong interest in the history of Pembrokeshire and in aviation, having attended many air displays at Brawdy over the years.

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