RAF Fairford, 1944 – A Most Momentous Year

by Brian E Routledge
(FHS Monograph No 2)RAF

Published by Fairford History Society. 2007
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RAF Fairford had a fairly brief life as an operational World War Two airfield, being active only for about eight months. However, during this time, it played its part in one of the most critical days of the entire war – D-Day, and what has subsequently been called a magnificent failure – Arnhem.