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  1. 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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  2. FIGHTER ACE - EXTRAORDINARY LIFE DOUGLAS BADER BY DILIP SARKAR
    £12.99

    The story of Douglas Bader, the RAF fighter pilot who shot down twenty enemy fighters during the Second World War despite having lost both his legs, defies fiction.

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  3. Shark Squadron Pilot
    £16.95

    A graphic illustration of the realities of the air war in the Western Desert, Shark Squadron Pilot describes Bert Horden’s service with 112 ‘Shark’ Squadron and the ground attack role of the ‘Kittys’. 

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  4. Full Circle
    £14.95

    The long way home from Canada The final book of the trilogy. Ulrich is back in custody and describes life behind barbed wire culminating in his fifth and final bid to get back to Germany.

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  5. GUY GIBSON FLYING LOG BOOK - HARDBACK (REPLICA)
    £69.00

    Faithful reproduction of Guy Gibson's Flying Log Book, which covers the period of 15th November 1940 through to 16th September 1944. This iconic document features his flight mission for 16th/17th May 1943, the legendary 'Operation Chastise', which has gone down in history as the Dambusters Raid. Gibson led 617 Squadron on the raid and for his actions received the Victoria Cross.

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  6. CIVIL AIRCRAFT MARKINGS 2021
    £11.95

    The new 2021 edition of this best-selling annual publication builds on the long history and heritage of the title. First published in 1950, this new edition is the 72nd outing of Civil Aircraft Markings. When it was first published all those years ago, the book quickly achieved the status it still retains as the go-to source for up-to-date information on the rapidly changing world of civil aviation.

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  7. SPITFIRE ACE OF ACES BY DILIP SARKAR
    £12.99

    Johnnie Johnson is a character literally straight out of the pages of ' Boys Own'. By the end of the Second World War the RAF Spitfire pilot was a household name in Britain, feted by Churchill and Eisenhower. Although he missed the Battle of Britain, when slow- flying bombers were abundant and easy targets for fighters, by 1945 he had notched up 381/2 enemy 'kills' - all fighters, which took far more skill to shoot down - and was officially the RAF's top-scoring fighter ace.

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  8. 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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  9. Spitfire 1939 Sales Brochure Facsimile
    £10.00

    A facsimile of a Supermarine Spitfire 1939 export sales brochure, originally produced to sell Spitfires to the French. Complete with diagrams, photographs and particulars, this beautiful booklet is a must for any Spitfire fan.

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