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The Berlin Airlift; The relief Operation that defined the cold war.

By: Barry Turner

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Icon Books: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04312

ISBN: 1785782401

Condition: Very Good


With new material from American, British and German archives and original interviews with veterans, Turner paints a fresh, vivid picture of the Airlift. The repercussions - the role of the USA as Global leader, German ascendancy, the Russian threat - we are still living with today. The top front corner has been bumped. View more info

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Per ardua ad astra: A handbook of the Royal Air Force

By: Congdon, Philip

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Airlife: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02993

ISBN: 0906393892

Condition: Very Good


Every organisation, large or small, has its own history, customs, traditions, language and idiosyncracies - official and official. To someone joining the organisation these are often quite baffling and until learned one can remain an outsider. The RAF is no exception in this respect, and it is exactly to help anyone joining the service, or seeking a deeper understanding of how and why it operates, that this book has been written. There are bumps to the corners of the blue boards, and there is also a gift dedication on the front end paper. The text block is lightly spotted. The D/W front and re... View more info

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Airymouse

By: Harald Penrose

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1982

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04264

ISBN: 0906393167

Condition: Very Good


This book describes flights in ' Airymouse ' - " A dimminutive single seater aeroplane of insignificant horse power " - which the author bought in his retirement. He sets out to recapture earlier times in his life when he first experienced the pure enjoyment of flight. The lower front corners of the hardboards have been bumped, and the d/w has light wear to the corners and edges. View more info

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Infantry Aces: The German Soldier in Combat in WWII

By: Kurowski, Franz

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Stackpole Books: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02761

ISBN: 0811732029

Condition: Very Good


This is an authentic account of German infantry aces - one paratrooper, two members of the Waffen -SS, and five Wehmacht soldiers - who were thrust into the maelstrom of death and destruction that was World War II. There is light marking to the edge of the text block. View more info

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The Autobiography of the British Soldier: From Agincourt to Basra, in His Own Words

By: Lewis-Stempel, John

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Headline Review: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02680

ISBN: 0755315812

Condition: Very Good


Agincourt. Waterloo. The Somme. D-Day. Basra. Over six centuries, one man has fought in all these battles and helped shape the course of history: the British soldier. The British soldier has been the winner of impossible victories, spearhead of imperialism, cannon fodder for the Western Front, and thin Khaki line against Hitler. Wherever. whatever and against all odds, he has always done his duty. Drawing on some 200 first-hand accounts of all the great, bloody battles of British history this book presents the life and wars of this greatest of Britons in unique form - his own words. View more info

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Canvas Falcons: Story of the Men and Planes of World War I

By: Longstreet, Stephen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., W.H. Allen & Co Ltd: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02697

ISBN: 0491004788

Condition: Good


In this book , the author relates the flesh-and blood history of the men and machines who fought that pioneer ariel combat. The Canvas Falcon is a carefully documented, vivid recreation of bizarre world where men too young to have known much of life discovered new ways of killing and dying - the crazy world where innocence vanished and the technique of total war emerged ready for use again. There is a dedication on the f.e.p. and the text block is spotted and a little grubby.The DJ shows wear to its edges and corners which has nicks to the head and base, it is also rubbed in the centre of the ... View more info

Ton-Up Lancs: A photographic record of the thirty-five RAF Lancasters that each completed one hundred sorties

By: Norman Franks

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Grub Street Publishing: 2015

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04664

ISBN: 1909808261

Condition: Very Good


This book focuses on the story of the Avro Lancasters that completed one hundred sorties. Thirty-five histories are recorded in this book with stories and personal photographs from the aircrew who flew these aircraft. With over 200 photographs reproduced throughout the book, this is a fascinating tribute to both the aircraft and aircrew that participated in Bomber Command duties. A good, tight copy. View more info

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The Lightning Boys: True Tales from Pilots of the English Electric Lightning

By: Richard Pike

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Grub Street Publishing: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03840

ISBN: 190811715X

Condition: Very Good


This entertaining book which has over twenty individual stories from former Lightning pilots, relates the highs and low, the dramas and the demands of those who operated this iconic aircraft from the sharp end. There is a small mark on the fore edge of the text block, and there is light wear to the edges of the D/w. The price of the book includes UK 2nd class postage. View more info

Fighter Pilot

By: Richey Paul D.F.C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: london, Janes publishing co: 1980

Sellers ID: 01787

ISBN: 0710600003

Condition: Very Good


This book is in a good c.ondition with a rather nice personal plate inside. View more info

The last Flight of the Luftwaffe

By: Weir adrian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: london, Arms and armour: 1987

Sellers ID: 01801

ISBN: 1854093002

Condition: Very Good


Book and d/w are in very good condition and not price clipped. The Fate of Schulungslehrgang Elbe,7 April 1945 View more info

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Winged Victory (Echoes of War)

By: Yeates, V. M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Ashford,Buchan & Enwright Ltd.: 1993

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02737

ISBN: 090767545X

Condition: Very Good


For the pilots of the Royal Flying Corps, the battle for air supremacy over the Western Front in the spring and summer of 1918 was savage, costly and ultimately, deeply disillusioning.Yeate's great classic describes in fine and bitter detail day after exhausting day in the life of a squadron of Camel pilots, seen through the eyes of a young officer who himself falls victim to the unremitting stress. The extraordinary graphic descriptions of flying and air-fighting have rarely been bettered, but it is in the writing, particularly in capturing the grim, sardonic, often humorous temper of the tim... View more info