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The Resource Horizons: The History of the Air Cadets

Horizons: The History of the Air Cadets

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Horizons: The History of the Air Cadets
Title
Horizons: The History of the Air Cadets
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Although the first air cadet unit was raised in Bournmouth in 1928, the first squadrons to be formed in a privately funded national organisation were part of the Air Defence Cadet Corps in 1938. Thousands of youngsters joined and were able to learn about aircraft, aerodynamics, navigation, mechanics and other subjects not taught in schools. The organization was to become known as The Air Training Corps (ATC) and as war loomed it was considered a useful RAF recruitment tool to attract potential airmen and ground crew. Throughout the war ATC cadets supported the home defences by fire watching,
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Kidd OBE, HR Ray
Dewey number
358.400941
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Great Britain
  • World War, 1939-1945
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Horizons: The History of the Air Cadets
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Publication
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multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword ; Preface; Dedication Page; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: In the Beginning; Chapter 2: Onset of War; Chapter 3: Undergraduates and Public Schoolboys ; Chapter 4: Flying Start; Chapter 5: Cadets in Action; Chapter 6: Structure; Chapter 7: Serving One Another; Chapter 8: Girls and Women Join the Cadets; Chapter 9: Gliding -- Silent Flight; Chapter 10: Motor-gliders and Sailplanes; Chapter 11: Full Power -- Flying High; Chapter 12: Anniversaries; Chapter 13: Syllabus; Chapter 14: Shooting; Chapter 15: Aircraft Recognition
  • Chapter 16: Airframe 'air force'Chapter 17: Communications; Chapter 18: Project Work; Chapter 19: The Duke of Edinburgh's Award; Chapter 20: Red Arrows and Outer Space; Chapter 21: Adventure Training; Chapter 22: On Foreign Shores; Chapter 23: Field, Track and Pool ; Chapter 24: Camps and Exchanges; Chapter 25: Striking a Cord; Chapter 26: Media and Communications; Chapter 27: Recruitment; Chapter 28: Chaplains; Chapter 29: Developing Cadets and Staff; Chapter 30: Roll of Honour; Chapter 31: Remembrance; Chapter 32: Deeds of Bravery; Chapter 33: Deeds of Valour
  • Appendix 1: Air Cadet Organisation StrengthAppendix 2: Air Officers Commanding and Commandants Air Cadets; Appendix 3: Air Cadet Gliding Schools -- Commanding Officers; Appendix 4: Uniforms and Badges; Appendix 5: Medals and Commendations; Appendix 6: Dacre Brooch and Sword; Appendix 7: Foster and Currall Trophies; Appendix 8: Gillan Trophy; Appendix 9: Kriegie Trophy; Appendix 10: Lees Trophy and Morris Cup; Appendix 11: Air Squadron Trophy; Appendix 12: Shackleton Trophy; Appendix 13: Sports Cadets of the Year; Appendix 14: Marshall Trophy; Appendix 15: Other Trophies
  • Appendix 16: Famous Former CadetsAppendix 17: CCF RAF Sections; Appendix 18: Overseas Squadrons; Appendix 19: Squadrons and Detached Flights; Index
Control code
ocn898028390
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473836969
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)898028390
Label
Horizons: The History of the Air Cadets
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword ; Preface; Dedication Page; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: In the Beginning; Chapter 2: Onset of War; Chapter 3: Undergraduates and Public Schoolboys ; Chapter 4: Flying Start; Chapter 5: Cadets in Action; Chapter 6: Structure; Chapter 7: Serving One Another; Chapter 8: Girls and Women Join the Cadets; Chapter 9: Gliding -- Silent Flight; Chapter 10: Motor-gliders and Sailplanes; Chapter 11: Full Power -- Flying High; Chapter 12: Anniversaries; Chapter 13: Syllabus; Chapter 14: Shooting; Chapter 15: Aircraft Recognition
  • Chapter 16: Airframe 'air force'Chapter 17: Communications; Chapter 18: Project Work; Chapter 19: The Duke of Edinburgh's Award; Chapter 20: Red Arrows and Outer Space; Chapter 21: Adventure Training; Chapter 22: On Foreign Shores; Chapter 23: Field, Track and Pool ; Chapter 24: Camps and Exchanges; Chapter 25: Striking a Cord; Chapter 26: Media and Communications; Chapter 27: Recruitment; Chapter 28: Chaplains; Chapter 29: Developing Cadets and Staff; Chapter 30: Roll of Honour; Chapter 31: Remembrance; Chapter 32: Deeds of Bravery; Chapter 33: Deeds of Valour
  • Appendix 1: Air Cadet Organisation StrengthAppendix 2: Air Officers Commanding and Commandants Air Cadets; Appendix 3: Air Cadet Gliding Schools -- Commanding Officers; Appendix 4: Uniforms and Badges; Appendix 5: Medals and Commendations; Appendix 6: Dacre Brooch and Sword; Appendix 7: Foster and Currall Trophies; Appendix 8: Gillan Trophy; Appendix 9: Kriegie Trophy; Appendix 10: Lees Trophy and Morris Cup; Appendix 11: Air Squadron Trophy; Appendix 12: Shackleton Trophy; Appendix 13: Sports Cadets of the Year; Appendix 14: Marshall Trophy; Appendix 15: Other Trophies
  • Appendix 16: Famous Former CadetsAppendix 17: CCF RAF Sections; Appendix 18: Overseas Squadrons; Appendix 19: Squadrons and Detached Flights; Index
Control code
ocn898028390
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473836969
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)898028390

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