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  • First Light by Geoffrey Wellum
    First Light (English, Paperback) Geoffrey Wellum

    Two months before the outbreak of WWII, 17-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF. Desperate to get in the air, he makes it through basic training to become the youngest Spitfire pilot in the prestigious 92 Squadron. Thrust into combat immediately, Wellum finds himself caught up in terrifying dogfights with German Me 109s.

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  • A Raid Over Berlin by John Martin
    A Raid Over Berlin (English, Paperback) John Martin

    A miraculous true-life Second World War survival story that is being featured on the BBC's ONE SHOW (The show attracts on average a daily audience of 5 million viewers) with a ten minute dramatised documentary to be broadcast in early October 2018.

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  • Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II Manual by Haynes
    Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II Manual (English, Hardback) Haynes

    Dubbed 'Warthog' - or just 'Hog' - by those who fly and maintain it, the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II is the world's undisputed close air support attack jet. As tough as it is ugly, it has built a fearsome reputation as a tank buster and infantry killer in conflicts around the globe, and its GAU-8 Avenger 30mm cannon strikes fear into the hearts of all unlucky enough to be on the wrong...

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  • The Royal Air Force by Michael Napier
    The Royal Air Force (English, Hardback) Michael Napier

    A fully illustrated history of the Royal Air Force while on operations, publishing to mark the centenary of its foundation in World War I.

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  • The Falklands War Operations Manual by Chris McNab
    The Falklands War Operations Manual (English, Hardback) Chris McNab

    The Haynes Falklands War Operations Manual looks at the planning and logistics that made the whole operation possible. It considers how the naval Task Force was raised and assembled in rapid time, the adaptation and conversion of the liners QE2, Canberra and Uganda for war service in the South Atlantic, the logistics of the long voyage south, how Ascension Island became a 24/7 staging post...

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  • Spitfire Pilot by David Crook
    Spitfire Pilot (English, Paperback) David Crook, Richard Overy

    Spitfire Pilot was written in 1940 in the heat of battle when the RAF stood alone against the might of Hitler's Third Reich. It is a tremendous personal account of one of the fiercest and most idealised air conflicts, The Battle of Britain, seen through the eyes of a pilot of the famous 609 Squadron.

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  • British Secret Projects 3: Fighters 1935-1950 by Tony Buttler
    British Secret Projects 3: Fighters 1935-1950 (English, Hardback) Tony Buttler

    The British Secret Projects series covers the design and development of UK military aircraft since the mid-1930s with strong emphasis on designs that were never built, particularly those types generated by the various design competitions held. The original Volume Three (Fighters and Bombers 1935 to 1950) has now been split into separate volumes with this book covering fighters and a new Volume...

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  • Bolts from the Blue by Richard Johns
    Bolts from the Blue (English, Hardback) Richard Johns

    Richard Johns' illustrious career gave him the privilege of a rare, if not singular, perspective of the RAF, our sister services and national defence matters

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  • Hot Skies Over Yemen by Tom Cooper
    Hot Skies Over Yemen (English, Paperback) Tom Cooper

    Hot Skies over Yemen is a richly illustrated and unique point of reference about one segment of modern aerial warfare in Yemen that remains entirely unknown until today.

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  • A History of the Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945 by Christopher Shores
    A History of the Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945 (English, Hardback) Christopher Shores

    The fourth volume in this momentous series commences with the attacks on the Italian island fortress of Pantellaria which led to its surrender and occupation achieved almost by air attack alone.

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  • B-25 Mitchell Units of the CBI by Edward M. Young
    B-25 Mitchell Units of the CBI (English, Paperback) Edward M. Young, Jim Laurier

    The operations of the B-25 Mitchell, the only American medium bomber to operate in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater of World War 2.

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  • Bachem Ba 349 Natter by Robert Forsyth
    Bachem Ba 349 Natter (English, Paperback) Robert Forsyth, Adam Tooby

    A fascinating look at Nazi Germany's radical development of a manned missile to shoot down Allied bombers.

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  • Shackleton Boys by Steve Bond
    Shackleton Boys (English, Hardback) Steve Bond

    The first of two volumes will cover UK-based units plus many overseas detachments including Christmas Island and Majunga. To complement the detailed personal accounts and anecdotes are hundreds of original photographs and extensive appendices. A feast for any `Shack' or military aviation aficionado.

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  • Heinkel He 177 Units of World War 2 by Robert Forsyth
    Heinkel He 177 Units of World War 2 (English, Paperback) Robert Forsyth, Jim Laurier

    A fully illustrated study of the Heinkel He 177 nearest aircraft the Luftwaffe had to a strategic bomber that saw operational service in World War II.

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  • We Landed by Moonlight by Hugh Verity
    We Landed by Moonlight (English, Paperback) Hugh Verity

    For most of the 2nd World War the RAF flew small aircraft into Occupied France at night, landing and taking off in total secrecy. Their mission was to transport agents to and from France to support the activities of the French Resistance and SOE. The chronicle of these operations tells an extraordinary adventure story, full of danger for both agent and aviator. Hugh Verity flew many of the...

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  • RAF 100 by Mike Lepine
    RAF 100 (English, Hardback) Mike Lepine

    RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates 100 years of the Royal Air Force with access to rare RAF archives, Mike Lepine uses photographs and documents to bring the story of the people, planes and missions to life as never before.

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  • TSR2 by Andrew Brookes
    TSR2 (English, Paperback) Andrew Brookes, Adam Tooby

    The story of Britain's legendary lost world-beater, the Mach 2 TSR2 strike bomber, retold and freshly analysed by one of Britain's eminent military aviation experts.

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  • Air War Northern Ireland by Steven Taylor
    Air War Northern Ireland (English, Hardback) Steven Taylor

    Drawing on a wide range of sources, including official records and the accounts of aircrew, this is the first book to examine the war in the skies over the fiercely contested region of South Armagh during the 'Troubles'.

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  • The Complete Dambusters by Charles Foster
    The Complete Dambusters (English, Paperback) Charles Foster

    The story of all the men who took part in the RAF's most famous bomber operation, the 1943 Dams Raid

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  • Alarmstart: The German Fighter Pilot's Experience in the Second World War by Patrick Eriksson
    Alarmstart: The German Fighter Pilot's Experience in the Second World War (English, Hardback) Patrick Eriksson

    The experiences of the German fighter pilots in the Second World War, based on extensive recollections of veterans as well as primary documents, and diary and flying log book extracts, with photographs from the veterans themselves, many never previously published.

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