Aston, Bourne End, 1st ed., Thus 1990. 232 pp., cold., + b&w photo-ills. D.j. 27 x 20cm. FINE. The Halifax proved the most versatile and robust of Britain’s three heavy bombers of World War II. This is the most detailed and comprehensive account of the Halifax, from the inception of its specification, early design and development, the flight of the first prototype, production, the equipping of squadrons and a full operational history. Later chapters deal with the development of Halifax variants and the wide variety of roles which these fulfilled. There is a detailed account of the post-war civil Halton conversion. With 240 photographs and line drawings, some of which are coloured.