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  1. THE BRITISH HOME GUARD POCKET BOOK
    £8.99

    The Home Guards are an attacking force lying in wait for, and ready to destroy, and enemy who dares to set foot on out shores.' The Home Guard has been immortalised in British culture in the TV series Dad's Army. Formed by men not eligible for active service - too old, too young, in reserved occupations vital to the war effort - who were expected to resist a German invasion with any resources they had to hand, the Home Guard is the embodiment of plucky British resolve against the odds.

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  2. THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN BY NEIL R. STOREY
    £7.99

    This fully illustrated history looks at the origins and events of the battle, but focuses especially on the men and women of the RAF and on the ordinary people of the nation, above whose heads the great battle for freedom was waged.

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  3. SPITFIRE BY TONY HOLMES
    £6.99

    The Spitfire is an icon of World War II, becoming the darling of the British public through defending the skies during the Battle of Britain.

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  4. LANCASTER THE FORGING OF A BRITISH LEGEND BY JOHN NICHOLS
    £9.99

    Sir Arthur Harris, the controversial chief of Royal Air Force Bomber Command, described the Lancaster as his 'shining sword' and the 'greatest single factor in winning the war'. RAF bomber squadrons carried out offensive operations from the first day of the Second World War until the very last, more than five and a half years later. They flew nearly 300,000 sorties and dropped around a million tons of explosives, as well as life-saving supplies. Over 10,000 of their aircraft never returned. Of the 7,377 Lancasters built during the conflict, more than half were lost to enemy action or training accidents.

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  5. THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN BY JAMES HOLLAND
    £7.99

    Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Battle of Britain is an accessible, insightful and authoritative account of the most famous aerial battle in history.

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  6. WOMEN IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR - SHIRE LIBRARY
    £8.99

    As the world became embroiled in the second global conflagration in just over two decades, the women of Britain once more answered the call of duty. Many of the first volunteers had served in the Great War and now they offered their services again - this time bringing their daughters with them.

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  7. SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE BY ALFRED PRICE
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    The Supermarine Spitfire was one of the most successful fighter designs of all time and this title looks at the development of the Spitfire from its heroics in the Battle of Britain.

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  8. ANIMALS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR - SHIRE LIBRARY
    £8.99

    Throughout the course of the Second World War, many millions of animals were enlisted to serve. Though they had no choice, yet they demonstrated loyalty, determination and bravery as they shared the burden of war with their human companions both on active service and on the Home Front.

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  9. LANCASTER BY OSPREY
    £6.99

    Developed from the underperforming twin-engined Manchester, the Avro Lancaster was the RAF's most successful heavy bomber of World War II, forming the backbone of Bomber Command during the large-scale night bombing campaign against occupied Europe. 

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