Blue Diamonds: The Exploits of 14 Squadron RAF 1945-2015 by Michael Napier

By Michael Napier

 In the seven a long time because the moment global struggle, 14 Squadron has operated a wide range of plane varieties (Mosquitoes, Vampires, Venoms, Hunters, Canberras, Phantoms, Jaguars and Tornados) in a desirable number of roles. for far of this time, the Squadron used to be established in Germany on the entrance line of the chilly struggle, however it additionally participated within the Gulf battle in 1991, in operations over Iraq from 1991-2009, within the Kosovo clash in 2000 and latterly in the course of the conflict in Afghanistan, to start with with the twister GR4 after which with the Shadow R1. at the present time the Squadron operates in nice secrecy in an Intelligence, Surveillance, objective Acquisition and Reconnaissance role. 

Having had entry to log-books, modern diaries, maps and pictures, in addition to oral and written bills from numerous ex-Squadron contributors, the writer has been capable of produce as entire an account as is shortly attainable of the operational background of 14 Squadron within the moment half the 20 th century and the hole years of the twenty-first.

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