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  1. Aircraft Carriers World's Greatest Of 100 Years
    £19.99

    On 9 May 1912 the first airplane take-off from a ship was made from the deck of the HMS Hibernia. In July 1918, seven Sopwith Camels launched from the converted battlecruiser HMS Furious damaged the German airbase at Tønder and destroyed two zeppelins. The age of the carrier was born.

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  2. RAF in 100 Pictures By Keith Wilson
    £15.99

    On 1 April 1918, the Royal Air Force came into being. It celebrated its first 100 years on 1 April 2018.

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  3. THE HISTORY OF AVIATION: A CENTURY OF POWERED FLIGHT DAY BY DAY
    £17.99

    The dream of flight is as old as civilization itself. Examples from ancient Chinese and Greek literature and from Native and South American legend tell of flying warriors, priests and prisoners. Later, in the fifteenth century, Leonardo da Vinci drew more than 100 sketches related to human flight, designing a parachute, a hang glider and a four-man helicopter.

    Format - Paperback

    160 pages

    Language - English.

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  4. WOMEN IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR - SHIRE LIBRARY
    £7.99

    The First World War brought about dramatic changes in the role of women in British society. Suffragettes gave up their militant protests to support the war effort, and from the moment war broke out women were ready to help.

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  5. GALLANTRY IN ACTION BY NORMAN FRANKS
    £20.00

    The range of airmen who received the DFC and Two Bars, cover most of the ambit of WWII operations, be they fighter pilots, bomber pilots, night-fighter aircrew, aircrew navigators, engineers, etc, or reconnaissance pilots. Each has interesting stories, proving, if proof be needed, their gallantry in action.

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  6. THE WAAF BY BERYL E ESCOTT
    £4.99

    The story of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force is a journey of exploration. This intriguing history tells the story of the wartime WAAF at work and play.

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  7. TANK SPOTTER'S GUIDE
    £5.99

    Invented during World War I to break the grim deadlock of the Western Front trenches, tanks have gone on to revolutionise warfare.

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  8. East Riding Airfields 1915-1920
    £12.95

    Even before the outbreak of the first World War, aviation had made its presence felt in the East Riding of Yorkshire, with visits from many of the leading aviation pioneers including Gustav Hamel and Harry Hawker. 

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  9. HOW TO FLY A PLANE
    £8.99

    The training aid for many a pilot from one of the leading instructors of the First World War. There are 160 pages with many illustrations of leading aircraft of the period. 

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