By Ian Hall

Number 31 Squadron RAF will rejoice its centenary in 2015; a pivotal milestone for a Squadron engaged on the vanguard of army task for the prior a hundred years. With a few occasions covered as much as have fun this significant anniversary, former Commanding Officer of the Squadron, Ian corridor, has set himself the formidable activity of penning the Squadron's complete heritage, from formation correct as much as current-day actions.

This vigorous and informative narrative is interspersed with first-hand bills taken from interviews performed with the lads who made/make up the Squadron. the 1st twenty-five years of the Squadron's historical past have been spent on India's North-West Frontier, as a result the Squadron motto 'First within the Indian Skies'. in the course of the moment international warfare, it used to be occupied regularly within the center East and North Africa, earlier than relocating to the Burma theatre for the rest of the battle. Upon returning to the united kingdom in 1948, the Squadron played communications tasks till, in 1955, it joined the chilly struggle in West Germany, working successively in reconnaissance and strike/attack roles. Operational deployment in recent times has noticeable the Squadron deployed through the Gulf conflict, the Iraq battle, in Kosovo, and Afghanistan. With troops pulling out of Afghanistan in 2014, 31 Squadron have now accomplished a round historical past, and there turns out no greater time than now to dedicate it to print.

Each and each aspect of this lengthy and sundry heritage is relayed in a mode that serves to supply an account that's without delay celebratory and aim by way of recording not just the proof of a few of the deployments but additionally the non-public tales of the boys in the back of the headlines.

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