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  1. 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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  2. 100 Superplanes to Fold and Fly
    £8.99

    Featuring brand new paper plane models, simple step-by-step folding instructions and a suite of futuristic designs inspired by next-generation planes and spaceplanes, this book is perfect for young and old fans of other Usborne paper planes books.

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  3. Spitfire On My Tail by Ulrich Steinhilper
    £12.95

    On 27 October 1940, having completed over 150 missions, Oberleutnant Ulrich Steinhilper’s fighter was shot down, crashing into the Kent countryside near Canterbury.

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  4. Spitfires Over Berlin by Dan Sharp
    £24.95

    As British and American forces closed in from the west, the Russians pushed in hard from the east, and the RAF and USAAF bombed Germany every night and day, the beleaguered Luftwaffe went all-out in a last effort to defend the Fatherland during the last months of the Second World War.

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  5. Spitfire A Test Pilot's Story by Jeffrey Quill
    £11.95

    This is the story of an exceptional test pilot and RAF and Fleet Air Arm pilot, Jeffrey Quill, who took charge of some of the most important military aircraft of his time.

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  6. A Dictionary of RAF Slang by Eric Partridge
    £7.99

    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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  7. Tornado in the Eye of the Storm by John Nichols
    £20.00

    Former Tornado Navigator John Nichol tells the incredible story of the RAF Tornado force during the First Gulf War in 1991; the excitement and the danger, the fear and the losses. It is an extraordinary account of courage and fortitude.

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  8. 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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  9. Haynes Supermarine Spitfire Manual Paperback
    £12.99

    This is one of the new Icon titles from Haynes. The legendary Supermarine Spitfire receives the famous Haynes manual treatment with the full co-operation and authorisation of the Royal Air Force. Here is a unique perspective on what it takes to own, restore and operate a Spitfire, as well as an insight into the engineering and construction of this remarkable fighter aircraft. This highly detailed book is based around the Spitfire Mk IX at RAF Coningsby.

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  10. Typhoon To Typhoon by Chris Gibson
    £29.95

    This book examines the RAF's ground attack capabilities, the threats it faced, and the weapons, technologies and aircraft developed to counter those threats from the end of World War II to the present day, moving from the era of the Hawker Typhoon to that of the Eurofighter Typhoon.

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  11. The British Home Front Pocket Book
    £9.99

    In June 1940, following the BEF's scrambled evacuation from Dunkirk, the Second World War was brought home to Britain. As the Luftwaffe initiated their bombing campaigns and the threat of invasion grew daily, civilians were urged to play their part in the war effort, and take responsibility for their own survival.

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  12. The Mosquito Pocket Manual by Martin Robson
    £9.99

    The de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito was a British multi-role combat aircraft with a two-man crew that served during and after the Second World War.

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