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SPITFIRE COMMAND

by Group Captain Bobby Oxspring DFC, AFC

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(Subject: Aviation - General) Mass market paperback. Very good.Oxspring flew with with 66 Squadron during Dunkirk and the Battle of Britain. After two and a half years he moved to 41 squadron, and then to Hawkinge in Kent to command 91 Squadron, where he played a significant part in the 'Channel Dash'. He took part in the air operations… Read more
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THE PEENEMUNDE RAID

by Martin Middlebrook

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(Subject: Aviation - General) On the night of 17/18 August, 1943 RAF Bomber Command carried out a raid on Peenemunde, the Baltic coast development site for the German's terrifying V-Weapons - the V-1 Flying Bomb & the V-2 Ballistic Missile. The raid was one of the most significant of the entire war. It effectively disrupted the V-Weapon programme (Published:… Read more
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THE MOSQUITO LOG

by Alexander McKee

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(Subject: Aviation - General) The inside story of the much-loved 'Mossie' through the vivid reminiscences of the men who designed and flew her. (Published: 1989) (Publisher: Futura Publishers) (ISBN: 0708842607) (Pagination: 253pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX
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FIGHTER SQUADRON: A MEMOIR 1940-1942

by H. R. Dizzy Allen DFC

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(Subject: Aviation - General) Mass market paperback. Edges browning. Good. Dizzy Allen was a Spitfire pilot who joined No 66 Squadron in the Battle of Britain; 6 months later he was commanding it. Not yet 22 years old he had been with the squadron for just one year but he was the only officer who had not been killed… Read more
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WING LEADER

by 'Johnnie' Johnson

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(Subject: Aviation - General) Mass market paperback. Pages browning. The personal account of a Spitfire Pilot in World War II. The author was the outstanding RAF fighter commander, serving in action from the Battle of Britain to the end of the war. (Published: 1979) (Publisher: Hamlyn) (ISBN: 0600394727) (Pagination: 320pp) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX
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(Subject: Aviation - General) Very good, possibly unread. Flying B-24's this Bomber squadron suffered 50 per cent casualties during the conflict. (Published: 2002) (Publisher: Simon & Schuster) (ISBN: 0743450620) (Pagination: 299pp ills) (Condition: vg in card covers) UL-XXXXXX
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2 GROUP R.A.F. A COMPLETE HISTORY 1936-1945

by Michael J Bowyer

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(Subject: Aviation - General) Good in card covers. originally formed in 1918 it was reformed in 1936 to support the Army. It specialised in daylight operations taking part in the Norwegian and French campaigns of 1940.It later operated as an anti-shipping formation from Malta and also operated night intruder raids against Axis airfields. (Published: 1974) (Publisher: Faber & Faber)… Read more
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THE LOST COMMAND

by Alastair Revie

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(Subject: Aviation - General) Mass market paperback. Pages browning. Good. The complete story of RAF Bomber Command and the long and bloody offensive from 1939-1945 in terms of the men who took part. Bomber Command lost 55,000 dead, 20,000 wounded, and 12,000 as POWs. A thorough examination of the British strategic bombimg offensive nand its effectiveness, in the context… Read more
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(Subject: Aviation - General) Ex Seafarers Library copy. Remains of label on endpaper plus label/stamp on title and contents pages. Red boards with fading, no d/w. A study of the German Air force, its meteoric rise under Hitler prior to WWII, its early war-time successes, then the steady decline to ignominy and defeat. Why the Luftwaffe lost command of… Read more
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(Subject: Aviation - General) The most senior RAF officer to lose his life in World War II Leigh-Mallory commanded one of the principal RAF Battle of Britain Groups. He developed the "Big Wing" tactic and later commanded Fighter Command as well as the air operations for the Normandy invasion. (Published: 1992) (Publisher: Airlife Publishing) (ISBN: 1853102407) (Pagination: 200pp, photos)… Read more
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ONLY OWLS AND BLOODY FOOLS FLY AT NIGHT

by Group Captain Tom Sawyer DFC

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(Subject: Aviation - General) Group Captain Tom Sawyer began World War II with over 1,000 hours flying in his log book and his autobiography records more than 5 years service with Bomber Command. Flying Whitleys with 10 Squadron and Halifaxes with 76 Squadron, he became one of the most experienced station commanders. His account is full of highly readable… Read more
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BOMBER PILOT

by Group Captain Leonard Cheshire

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(Subject: Aviation - General) Illustrated Arrow edition. Mass market paperback. signs of use, pages browning. 298th thousand.Originally published in 1943 when the author was 20, he has taken the opportunity of this new edition to make additions and amendments as his life changed through his experiences during the war. No date but post 1954. (Publisher: Arrow Books) (Pagination: 191pp… Read more
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LANCASTER TARGET

by Sqdn Ldr Jack Currie DFC

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(Subject: Aviation - General) The story of a RAF Bomber Command crew's tour of operations over Germany. A tribute to the 1054 men of 12 and 626 squadrons who died on operations from RAF Wickenby, Lincolnshire between 1943 and 1945. (Published: 1984) (Publisher: Goodall Publications Ltd.) (ISBN: 0907579000) (Pagination: 175pp) (Condition: mass market paperback. pages browning ow good) UL-XXXXXX… Read more
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THE FALL OF AN EAGLE: THE LIFE OF FIGHTER ACE ERNST UDET

by Armand Van Ishoven and (Editor) Chaz Bowyer

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(Subject: Aviation - General) Germany's highest scoring living fighter ace at the end of World War I with a record close to Richthofen, who had been killed. Obsessed with flying from his boyhood in 1915 he was posted to an Artillery Flying section and then to a Fighter unit as a Fokker pilot. In 1917 he became commander of… Read more
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EIGHTH PASSENGER

by Miles Tripp

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(Subject: Aviation - General) The description of a World War II tour of Bombing Operations over Germany. The author traced after 23 years, the other 6 members of his crew and the second part of the book deals with the effect fear - the eighth passenger - and stress had on their lives and their attitude today to their… Read more
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LANCASTER TO BERLIN

by DFC & Bar Walter Thompson

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(Subject: Aviation - General) Mass Market Paperback. Page edges browning. Slight edgewear but uncreased. Good.The story of how RAF Bomber Command threw its weight against the German capital. (Published: 1985) (Publisher: Goodall Publications Ltd.) (ISBN: 0907579043) (Pagination: 242pp) (Condition: mass market paperback. crease on spine and back cover ow vg ) UL-XXXXXX
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DECISION OVER SCHWEINFURT

by Thomas M Coffey

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(Subject: Aviation - General) Mass market paperback.Pages browning. Good. The USAAF's massive air raid on Schweinfurt in August and October 1943. The terrible air battles against the Luftwaffe and the resultant heavy losses (Published: 1980) (Publisher: Magnum Books) (ISBN: 0417041209) (Pagination: 373pp ills) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX
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SPITFIRE INTO BATTLE

by Group Captain W G G Duncan Smith DSO DFC

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(Subject: Aviation - General) Mass market paperback. Pages browning.Signs of use. The Second World War fighting memoirs of a great Fighter Pilot andCommander. Group Captain Duncan Smith fought over England, France, Malta, Western Desert & Italy where he commanded a Spitfire Wing. Appendix discusses Allied & German combat claims. (Published: 1982) (Publisher: Hamlyn) (ISBN: 0600206068) (Pagination: 235pp, ills) (Condition:… Read more
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(Subject: Aviation - General) Mass market paperback. Very good. Traces the history of these machines from their development in Germany, their use in Hitler's conquest of Europe, the role envisaged for them in the projected invasion of Britain and their use in the Normandy, Crete and Arnhem campaigns. (Published: 1989) (Publisher: Arrow Books) (ISBN: 0099574608) (Pagination: 208pp illustrations) (Condition:… Read more
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AND THE WALLS CAME TUMBLING DOWN

by Jack Fishman

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9780330269209
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(Subject: Aviation - General) The story of "Operation Jericho", The raid on 18 February 1944 WWII on the Amiens prison by RAF Mosquito aircraft of the 2nd Tactical Air Force. The operation was intended to free resistance leaders in the hands of the Germans. (Published: 1982) (Publisher: Pan Books) (ISBN: 0330269208) (Pagination: 398pp, photos, index) (Condition: Good in card… Read more
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