AA Command: Britain's Anti-aircraft Defences of World War II
Drawing upon original documents and first-hand accounts, this text tells the story of Britain's anti-aircraft defences on the home front during World War II: in the Battle of Britain, the Blitz, and the Luftwaffe's cruel campaigns against cathedral cities and coastal resorts.
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AA Bde AA Brigade AA Cmd G AA Command AA defences AA Div AA Division AA Gp AA guns ADGB aeroplanes air defence Air Ministry aircraft airfields airship allocated ammunition anti-aircraft areas Army artillery Ashmore attack August authorised autumn barrage battle Battle of Britain began Blitz Bofors bombers Britain British campaign claims Cmd G Int coast coastal Committee crews deployment Diary 1 AA Diary AA Cmd Diver Dover early emplacement Equipment Statement fighters flying bomb force Fringe Target GDAs German ground gunners gunsites HAA batteries HAA sites HAA weapons Harwich heavy Home Defence huts January June later layout Lewis guns London Luftwaffe Luftwaffe's months night Non-op November October Office operations Overlord Pile Pile's Portsmouth positions projectors radar raid raiders rocket scheme searchlight September staff Stanmore static stations tactics Tbtal Thames & Medway Total troops week Zeppelin