Blue/Grey: A series of books on RAF uniforms

Designed and produced by SJR Creative, Blue/Grey series of books explores the much neglected subject of RAF uniforms of the post-WW2 and Cold War eras.

Tracing the origins of post-war uniforms from the Second World War Battle Dress, which remained in service until the 1970s, to the modern fabrics of the 1990s – this book covers the every day service uniforms worn by Airmen, Women and Officers over the second half of the 20th Century.

Volume one has over 100 pages of examples of surviving uniform items photographed in detail alongside dozens of unpublished period photographs with explanations of the designs and changes made to the clothing over the decades – this book is a must for any RAF uniform collector or military enthusiast.

Volume Two is a fascinating collection of candid original RAF photographs and documents – and Volume Three covers uniforms of the Air Training Corps from their formation during the Second World War to the present day.

Volume One  covers all the key uniform items and headwear such as the No1 Dress, Battle Dress, Tropical clothing and WRAF uniforms. Each item of clothing is photographed in full with close-ups of details such as badges, manufacturers labels and any other specific details of interest.

Intended to be a visual guide, the book is not full of heavy dull technical detail – but short descriptions and brief explanations of some of the services within the RAF featured, such as the RAF Regiment, Woman’s Royal Air Force and Air Training Corps.

Technical advice and proof reading came from author and former RAF Wing Commander Chris Goss, and military author and blogger Edward Hallett of

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