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  1. HUNTER BOYS BY RICHARD PIKE
    £12.99

    From Richard Pike, author of Grub Street's bestselling Lightning Boys series, comes Hunter Boys, a fascinating insight into the experiences of those who flew the iconic Hawker Hunter, an aircraft known affectionately to many as 'Queen of the Skies'. 

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  2. BATTLE OF BRITAIN POCKET MANUAL
    £11.99

    In the summer of 1940, Britain stood alone. For three long months, brave young RAF pilots took off every day, ready to defend British skies against large-scale Luftwaffe raide. 'The Few' were young, but they were trained and they were determined. Eighty years on the last of the pilots to fly in the Battle of Britain are feted, and their part in World War II is widely remembered.

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  3. STUKA ATTACK! BY ANDY SAUNDERS
    £12.99

    The Junkers 87 Stuka was an iconic weapon of World War Two and an aircraft name that was, and still is, instantly recognised worldwide. Its roles in Poland and the Battles of France and the Low Countries are almost legendary, but in the UK its import during the Battle of Britain is one that has never been covered in any specific detail.

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  4. 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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  5. THE DAWN OF THE DRONES BY STEVE MILLS
    £20.00

    In the dark days of World War I, when flying machines, radio, and electronics were infant technologies, the first remotely controlled experimental aircraft took to the skies and unmanned radio controlled 40-foot high-speed Motor Torpedo Boats ploughed the seas in Britain. Developed by the British Army’s Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Navy these prototype weapons stemmed from an early form of television demonstrated before the war by Prof. A. M. Low.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. THE COMPACT GUIDE: THE COLD WAR
    £7.99

    A graphic account of this long-running global drama, The Compact Guide: The Cold War is published in a new era of fear and uncertainty. It encompasses moments of high tension, such as the Berlin Crisis of 1961, the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 and the nuclear alerts of 1973 and 1983. At several times the world stood on the brink of nuclear Armageddon, but these dangerous moments all ended with both sides drawing back, until the long confrontation ended peacefully.

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  9. WIPE CLEAN AIRPORT ACTIVITIES
    £5.99

    Young children need plenty of practice in pen-control - an essential skill they must learn before starting to form letters and numbers. This fun book is full of airport-themed activities, encouraging children to join dots, spot differences, solve mazes, match objects and trace dotted lines with the special pen provided, then wipe clean and repeat.

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