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Author Killebrew, Tom.

Title The Royal Air Force in Texas : training British pilots in Terrell during World War II / Tom Killebrew ; foreword by H. Gill
Published Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 182 pages) : illustrations
Series War and the Southwest series ; no. 8
War and the Southwest series ; no. 8
Contents The Royal Air Force in Texas; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 Inception; Chapter 2 First Courses; Chapter 3 The New School; Chapter 4 Operations; Chapter 5 America Enters the War; photo gallery; Chapter 6 Expansion; Chapter 7 Toward the End; Chapter 8 Epilogue; Appendix A List of Fatalities; Appendix B The AT-6 Incident; Appendix C We're the Boys of No. 1 BFTS; Bibliography; Index
Summary With the outbreak of World War II, British RAF officials sought to train aircrews outside of England, safe from enemy attack and poor weather. In the USA, six civilian flight schools dedicated themselves to instructing RAF pilots. Tom Killebrew explores the history of the Terrell Aviation School
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 170-175) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Great Britain. Royal Air Force -- Foreign service -- Texas.
No. 1 British Flying Training School -- History.
Aeronautics, Military -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain.
Aeronautics, Military -- Study and teaching -- Texas -- Terrell.
Terrell (Tex.) -- History, Military -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Military history.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003009983
ISBN 1417515074 (electronic bk.)
1574411691 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781417515073 (electronic bk.)
9781574411690 (cloth ; alk. paper)