Squdron crest


Welcome to the links page.
Here you will find useful links to further reading and to web-links with information on 578 squadron and the mighty Halifax bomber.

You will find all kinds of links from friends of 578 squadron to finding out about gliding with the current occupants of Burn airfield. From books on 578 Squadron to web discussion groups on all things Halifax.

If you find any links that you feel should be included on the list please let us know at webmaster@578squadron.org.uk

We have categoried the Bibliography/links section into two categories

Much of the content of this site has been sourced from the 578 Squadron book Based at Burn MkII by Hugh Cawdron:

The book contains biographies of WC D S Wilkerson, DSO, DFC, founder & First Commanding Officer & Cyril Barton VC, flying officer plus recollections of over 120 airmen & women & wartime residents of Burn.  Describes each of the 161 operations in detail. Essential reading for anyone interested in 578 Squadron.  512pp, 68 photos, 24 original drawings, 10 maps & two fold-out, full colour reproductions of paintings by Keith Woodcock. < For more information including ordering please click here >