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Chastise: The Dambusters Story 1943

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Chastise: The Dambusters Story 1943

Max Hastings

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

Paperback

A brand new history of the Dambusters raid from best-selling and critically acclaimed military historian, Max Hastings. [more]

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

James Holland

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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'James Holland is a master' BBC HistoryIt was to be the battle to end the air war once and for all. Big Week is the knife-edge... [more]

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Raaf Black Cats: The Secret History of the Covert Catalina Mine-Laying Operations to Cripple Japan's War Machine

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Raaf Black Cats: The Secret History of the Covert Catalina Mine-Laying Operations...

Robert Cleworth, John Suter Linton

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; War & defence operations; Advocate - History

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In March 1945 Reg Cleworth, a navigator on PBY Catalina seaplanes flying out of Darwin, went missing in action. No details... [more]

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Spitfire: A Very British Love Story

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Spitfire: A Very British Love Story

John Nichol

History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft

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Spitfire: A remarkable aircraft flown by very brave men. This is their story. [more]

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Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's first land defeat in World War II

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Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's first land defeat...

Michael Veitch

True war & combat stories; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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Told for the first time, this is the epic story of the Milne Bay campaign of 1942 - which saw Japanese land forces suffer... [more]

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British Combat Aircraft in Latin America

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British Combat Aircraft in Latin America

Santiago Rivas

History; Military history; Air forces & warfare

Hardback

This book covers the story of all the British military aircraft that served in Latin America since 1940. Though the presence... [more]

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Bomber Squadron: Men Who Flew with XV Squadron

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Bomber Squadron: Men Who Flew with XV Squadron

Martyn R. Ford-Jones

Biography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft

Hardback

Based on personal interviews, the narrative follows 15 selected former members of aircrew during their respective training... [more]

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The Birth of the RAF, 1918: The World's First Air Force

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The Birth of the RAF, 1918: The World's First Air Force

Richard Overy

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Air forces & warfare

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The dizzying pace of technological change in the early 20th century meant that it took only a little over ten years from the... [more]

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Japan 1944-45: LeMay's B-29 strategic bombing campaign

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Japan 1944-45: LeMay's B-29 strategic bombing campaign

Mark Lardas

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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The air campaign that incinerated Japan's cities was the first and only time that independent air power has won a war.<br... [more]

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Nine Lives

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Nine Lives

Alan C Deere

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Air forces & warfare

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This is the autobiography of Alan Deere, New Zealand's most famous RAF pilot who saw action from the Munich Crisis to the... [more]

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Ju 88 Aces of World War 2

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Ju 88 Aces of World War 2

Robert Forsyth

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft

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Initially designed as a fast medium bomber, the Junkers Ju 88 was also used as a Zerstoerer heavy fighter by the Luftwaffe.... [more]

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Courage in the Skies: The Untold Story of Qantas, it's Brave Men and Women and Their Extraordinary Role in World War II

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Courage in the Skies: The Untold Story of Qantas, it's Brave Men and Women...

Jim Eames

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Aerospace & air transport industries

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The extraordinary and little known story of Qantas' significant role during World War II [more]

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The Defeat of the Luftwaffe: The Eastern Front 1941-45, A Strategy for Disaster

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The Defeat of the Luftwaffe: The Eastern Front 1941-45, A Strategy for Disaster...

Jonathan Trigg

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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In 1941 the Luftwaffe was the most powerful air force in the world. This is the story of how it was utterly defeated on the... [more]

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Liberators Over the Atlantic

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Liberators Over the Atlantic

Jack Colman

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft

Hardback

A compelling account of a young man's flying experiences over the north Atlantic during WW2. Joining the RAF in October 1940... [more]

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Thunderchief: The Complete History of the Republic F-105

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Thunderchief: The Complete History of the Republic F-105

Dennis Jenkins

History; Military history; Air forces & warfare; Military engineering

Hardback

Forward by Colonel Clarence E. Bud Anderson, Jr USAF (Ret.) Provides a level of detail unseen in any previous work... [more]

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Air Combat: Dogfights of World War II

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Air Combat: Dogfights of World War II

Dmitriy Khazanov, Aleksander Medved, Edward M. Young

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; War & defence operations

Hardback

The battle for the skies in World War II fuelled a race between rival air forces to develop ever faster and more capable fighter... [more]

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Ready to Strike: The Spitfires and Australians of 453 (RAAF) Squadron over Normandy

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Ready to Strike: The Spitfires and Australians of 453 (RAAF) Squadron over...

Adam Lunney

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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The story of the only Royal Australian Air Force squadron to operate from airfields built immediately behind the front lines... [more]

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Wings of the Rising Sun: Uncovering the Secrets of Japanese Fighters and Bombers of World War II

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Wings of the Rising Sun: Uncovering the Secrets of Japanese Fighters and...

Mark Chambers

History; Military history; Second World War; Warfare & defence; Air forces & warfare

Hardback

In the Pacific War's early years, Japanese air power was dominant. The only way for the Allies to defeat their enemy was to... [more]

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The Complete History of U.S. Cruise Missiles: From Kettering's 1920s' Bug & 1950s' Snark to Today's Tomahawk

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The Complete History of U.S. Cruise Missiles: From Kettering's 1920s' Bug...

Bill Yenne

History; Military history; Air forces & warfare; Military engineering

Hardback

This book tells the complete history of U.S. Cruise Missiles from the very beginning (the Bug) to the Snark and up to the... [more]

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First Light: The Centenary Collection

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First Light: The Centenary Collection

Geoffrey Wellum

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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Two months before the outbreak of WWII, 17-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF. Desperate to get... [more]

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Reaching for the Sky: One Hundred Defining Moments from the Royal Air Force 1918-2018

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Reaching for the Sky: One Hundred Defining Moments from the Royal Air Force...

Scott Addington

History; Military history; Air forces & warfare; Aircraft: general interest; Gift books

Hardback

2018 marks the centenary of the formation of the Royal Air Force. Founded in the final months of the Great War, this book... [more]

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RAF 100: The Official Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018

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RAF 100: The Official Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018

James Holland

History; Military history; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft; Aerospace & aviation technology

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RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the Royal Air Force. Officially endorsed by the RAF, and with... [more]

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Testbeds, Motherships and Parasites: Astonishing Aircraft from the Golden Age of Flight Test

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Testbeds, Motherships and Parasites: Astonishing Aircraft from the Golden...

Frederick Johnsen

History; Military history; Air forces & warfare; Aerospace & aviation technology

Paperback

Filling a void in major works about rare and exotic flight test aircraft, this book is the definitive work on the converted... [more]

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The Women Who Flew for Hitler: The True Story of Hitler's Valkyries

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The Women Who Flew for Hitler: The True Story of Hitler's Valkyries

Clare Mulley

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

Paperback

A riveting double biography of Nazi Germany's most highly decorated women test pilots - Hitler's personal Valkyries. [more]

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The German Aces Speak II: World War II Through the Eyes of Four More of the Luftwaffe's Most Important Commanders

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The German Aces Speak II: World War II Through the Eyes of Four More of...

Colin Heaton, Anne-Marie Lewis

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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In The German Aces Speak II, Colin Heaton and Anne-Marie Lewis profile the WWII air war over Europe through the eyes of Johannes... [more]

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