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  1. ENEMY COAST AHEAD BY GUY GIBSON
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    First published in 1944, Guy Gibson’s Enemy Coast Ahead quickly became regarded as the classic Bomber Command boo

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  2. SHARK SQUADRON PILOT
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    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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  3. CHURCHILL'S FOLLY BY ANTHONY ROGERS
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    In autumn 1943 the Italian-held Dodecanese was the setting for the last decisive German invasion of the Second World War – and the last irreversible British defeat. After the Italian armistice that followed the downfall of Mussolini, Churchill seized the opportunity to open a new front in the eastern Mediterranean, thereby increasing the pressure against Germany and hoping to provide an incentive for Turkey to join the Allies.

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  4. FIGHTER ACE - EXTRAORDINARY LIFE DOUGLAS BADER BY DILIP SARKAR
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    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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  5. TESTING TORNADO BY J DAVID EAGLES AFC
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    It was early Cold War days when 17-year-old David Eagles applied to the Fleet Air Arm hoping to be a fighter pilot for his national service. He little imagined the career that would follow.

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  6. THE ROYAL AIR FORCE DAY BY DAY 1918-2018
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    The Royal Air Force Day by Day: 1918-2018 by Air Commodore Graham Pitchfork

    The previous edition of The Royal Air Force Day by Day has been brought up to date to mark the 100th anniversary of the formation of the RAF. It is a diary of significant daily events providing a fascinating record of the RAF’s 100 year history.

    Hardback: 424 pages

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  7. FIGHTER PILOT BY PAUL RICHEY
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    Fighter Pilot was written from the immediate and unfettered personal journal that 23-year-old Flying Officer Paul Richey began on the day he and No. 1 Squadron landed their Hawker Hurricanes on a grass airfield in France. Originally published in September 1941, it was the first such account of air combat against the Luftwaffe in France in the Second World War, and it struck an immediate chord with a British public enthralled by the exploits of its young airmen.

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  8. FULL CIRCLE
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    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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  9. DARING WOMEN OF HISTORY AMELIA EARHART
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    A pioneering aviator and advocate of women’s equality, Amelia Earhart was, and continues to be, an inspiration to people the world over. 

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