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ATLAS OF AIR WARFARE

By: Swanston Alexander and Malcolm

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Hinkler Books, Australia, 2009

Edition: 1st Edition


This book explores all major air battles to have taken place in the world's skies as well as documenting the air element of key military campaigns such as Operation Barbarossa and Operation Desert Storm. Extensively researched text recounts the history and the stories behind these battles. The text is supported by more than 120 spectacular computer-generated maps and graphics and 150 archive photographs. View more info

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BLACK ACES HIGH The Story of a Modern Fighter Squadron at War

By: Wilcox Robert K.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Thomas Dunn , New York, 2002

Edition: 1st Edition


The author spent two weeks with the Black Aces aboard the aircraft carrier USS Roosevelt and here provides a never before seen glimps into the world of a modern navy fighter squadron. This is a story of fear and courage, mishap and success, fighting spirit and military innovation. Includes b/w photographs supporting the text. View more info

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LAWRENCE OF ARABIA'S SECRET AIR FORCE Based on the Diary of Flight Sergeant George Hynes

By: Hynes James Patrick

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword UK, 2010

Edition: 1st Edition


The Royal Flying Corps" 14 Squadron X Flight was designated the task of giving close air support to the desert army formed and commanded by Lawrence of Arabia. It flew from advanced desert landing grounds on reconnaissance, liaison, bombing and ground attack missions. George Hynes was an aircraft mechanic and became responsible for keepint the flight's aircraft airworthy. His diary gives a clear insight into the conditions endured, the actions that took place and ... View more info

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PHOENIX Triumphant The Rise and Rise of the Luftwaffe

By: Hooton E.R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Brockhampton Press UK, 1999


This book, the product of much new research in military archives in Germany, France and Britian, tells the story of how Germany came to develop the Luftwaffe. Includes b/w photographs taken at the time. View more info

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THE AIR BATTLE FOR MALTA The Diaries of a Spitfire Pilot

By: Douglas-Hamilton James

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Airlife Publishing Ltd. London, 2000

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition


The author vividly recreates the period, the comradeship and the grimness of life on the beleaguered island of Malta. The air battle, which was the second largest of the entire war, involved some of the most famous fighter aces of World War 11, including "Screwball" Beurling and "Laddie" Luas. They played a vital part in what proved to be one of the greatest defensive and strategic operations of all time. The book is based largely on the diaries of Lor... View more info

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THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN Dowding and the First Victory, 1940

By: Ray John

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Cassell, London, 2009


This is the full story of Dowding's struggle to victory by War historian John Ray. View more info

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THE LANCASTER Claims to Fame

By: Franks Norman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Arms and Armour Press Uk, 1995

Edition: 1st Edition


This book celebrates the Lancaster "centenarians", 34 machines that achieved the remarkable goal of 100 or more operations flown during the course of the Second World War. The author has achieved a considerable feat in piecing together the crew, aircraft and mission details of these flights. Very well researched and presented with detail and photographic records. View more info

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TRAVELS IN DREAMLAND The Secret History of Area 51

By: Patton Phil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Orion Media, London, 1997

Edition: 1st Edition


The story of Dreamland, a top-secret facility in the USA where the U-2 and SR-71 Blackbird spy planes were tested . Additionally the book includes other top secret facilities including El Mirage, California where robot planes fly, the Anthill in Tejon Canyon, where some say aliens live underground and Roswell, New Mexico the famed site of the alleged 1947 flying saucer crash. View more info