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  1. 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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  2. BRITISH AIRFIELDS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR - SHIRE LIBRARY
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    The Second World War airfields peppered around Britain are among the most visible and widespread reminders of this devastating conflict. Some are now almost forgotten or built over; others have become museums, industrial estates or parkland; and some have been adapted and remain in operation today.

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  3. GOODNIGHT MR TOM BY MICHELLE MAGORIAN
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    Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian is the unforgettable story of young Willie Beech, evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of the Second World War. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the unlikely care of grumpy old Tom Oakley.

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  4. A DICTIONARY OF RAF SLANG BY ERIC PARTRIDGE
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    The Dictionary of RAF Slang is a funny and fascinating insight into the lives of our RAF heroes, in a time gone by.

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  5. THE LANCASTER BOMBER POCKET MANUAL 1941-45
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    The Avro Lancaster was the RAF's most famous and successful heavy bomber of the Second World War. Used predominantly at night, 'Lancs' dropped 608,612 tons of bombs in 156,000 sorties in the period 1942-1945.

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  6. WOMEN IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR - SHIRE LIBRARY
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    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. THE HISTORY OF THE RAF FOR CHILDREN BY FJ BEERLING
    £5.99
    To celebrate, this delightful and insightful children's book is packed full of it's history. Learn More
  8. WOMEN IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR - SHIRE LIBRARY
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    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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  9. GIRLS AT WAR BY ANN TURNBULL
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    When Josie goes to stay with her cousin Edith, she's glad to be starting a new life away from the shame that has haunted her family since her brother chose not to fight the war. But Edith's friends keep teasing a shy classmate, and when the bullying goes too far Josie faces a dilemma: if she takes a stand, will Edith tell everyone her secret?

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