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  1. Rise And Defend
    £29.95

    Taken over by the United States Air Force in 1950 as a direct result of the developing chill of the Cold War, the ex-RAF station at Manston in Kent served as a forward air base from which American aircraft could be rapidly deployed to meet the threat of incoming Soviet bombers, with an intercept area well away from the UK mainland. 

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  2. COLD WAR INTERCEPTOR BY DAN SHARP
    £27.50

    The West was stunned when the Soviet Union dropped its first atomic bomb in August 1949 and a year later the Korean War showcased Russia's incredible technological progress in the form of the MiG-15 - a fighter capable of besting anything the RAF had to offer at that time. In the wake of the Second World War, funding for the RAF's Fighter Command had fallen away dramatically but now there was an urgent need for new jet fighters to meet the threat of Russian bombers head-on.

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  3. THE COLD WAR BY NORMAN FRIEDMAN
    £20.00

    As present-day political and military hostilities between Russia and the West threaten to escalate, The Cold War looks back at a global drama that positioned the world on the brink of nuclear Armageddon.

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  4. 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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  5. Painting Aviations Legends
    £29.95

    Aviation in the 20th century changed the world forever, and this book portrays that history through art. More than 60 original fine art paintings of significant moments in aviation history combined with dramatic and compelling personal stories

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  6. 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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  7. NIMROD BOYS: TRUE TALES FROM THE OPERATORS OF THE RAF TRAILBLAZERS
    £25.00

    Nimrod Boys is a complementary book to Nimrod Rise and Fall from acclaimed author Tony Blackman. It is a collection of over twenty first-hand accounts of operating the Hawker Siddeley Nimrod an aircraft which served at the forefront of the Cold War.

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  8. 5th Generation Fighters By David Baker
    £25.00

    The latest jet fighters deceive, evade, confuse, lock-on to their targets, and kill them without being seen, heard, or detected.

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  9. Black Box Canberras By Dave Forster
    £29.95

    English Electric’s Canberra saw an unbroken 46 years of service in the UK as a test and trials aircraft from 1951 until final retirement in 1994. Flown by Government research establishments, military units and military defence contractors on a vast range of tasks, the versatile Canberra contributed to the development of aircraft engines, airborne radars, reconnaissance sensors, aircrew equipment, nuclear weapons, conventional armament, missiles and much more besides

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