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  1. 100 Jets Planes To Fold and Fly
    £8.99

    Spectacular designs for supersonic planes to tear out, fold and fly.

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  2. Harrier 809 By Rowland White
    £9.99

    Narrating the incredible exploits of this powerful aircraft and the men who flew it in battle, Harrier 809 tells a thrilling true story of courage and resourcefulness in the heart of the Falklands War.

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  3. The Long Drag
    £9.99

    Written by Don Evans, who joined the RAF in 1942 and served as a Flight Mechanic working on Hurricanes and Defiants. Posted to Weston Zoyland in 1944 to service Martinet, Henley and Defiant target tugs, he was persuaded by the princely sum of ninepence a day flying pay to complete 90 hours as a target winch operator. He transferred to the Fleet Air Arm in 1945 until demobilisation in 1947, whereupon he began working at the A&AEE at Boscombe Down until his retirement in 1989.

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  4. Aviation Classics British Cold War Stories Bookazine
    £7.99

    Within this volume you will find a collection of real-life stories concerning incidents, accidents, events, decisions, mistakes, oddities, arguments and above all beautiful British aircraft from the cold war period. Each of the 17 pieces comes with a guarantee of painstaking research carried out by some of the finest aviation historians working around the world today.

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  5. Girls At War by Ann Turnbull
    £6.99

    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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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