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  1. East Riding Airfields 1915-1920
    £12.95

    Even before the outbreak of the first World War, aviation had made its presence felt in the East Riding of Yorkshire, with visits from many of the leading aviation pioneers including Gustav Hamel and Harry Hawker. 

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. SHROPSHIRE AIRFIELDS THROUGH TIME BY ALEC BREW
    £14.99

    Though there were airfields in Shropshire during the First World War, at Shawbury, Tern Hill and Monkmoor, it was in the late 1930s that a massive building programme began to dot the county with new RAF airfields, mostly for training purposes, until there were over sixteen - in some cases they were so close together that their circuits overlapped.

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  5. Magnificent Women And Flying Machines by Sally Smith
    £20.00

    'This lovely book offers a welcome and enjoyable read and provides a timely testament for these unsung pioneers of aviation.'

    Maggie Appleton MBE, Chief Executive Officer, RAF Museum

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  6. THE HISTORY OF AVIATION: A CENTURY OF POWERED FLIGHT DAY BY DAY
    £17.99

    The dream of flight is as old as civilization itself. Examples from ancient Chinese and Greek literature and from Native and South American legend tell of flying warriors, priests and prisoners. Later, in the fifteenth century, Leonardo da Vinci drew more than 100 sketches related to human flight, designing a parachute, a hang glider and a four-man helicopter.

    Format - Paperback

    160 pages

    Language - English.

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  7. THE WAAF BY BERYL E ESCOTT
    £4.99

    The story of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force is a journey of exploration. This intriguing history tells the story of the wartime WAAF at work and play.

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  8. HOW TO FLY A PLANE
    £8.99

    The training aid for many a pilot from one of the leading instructors of the First World War. There are 160 pages with many illustrations of leading aircraft of the period. 

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  9. POEMS OF THE GREAT WAR
    £5.99

    Published to commemorate the eightieth anniversary of Armistice, this collection is intended to be an introduction to the great wealth of First World War Poetry. The sequence of poems is random - making it ideal for dipping into - and drawn from a number of sources, mixing both well-known and less familiar poetry.

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  10. PLANE SPOTTER'S GUIDE
    £5.99

    Aviation has revolutionised warfare over the last 100 years, and this new pocket guide gives the reader the essential details of 70 iconic aircraft.

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  11. TANK SPOTTER'S GUIDE
    £5.99

    Invented during World War I to break the grim deadlock of the Western Front trenches, tanks have gone on to revolutionise warfare.

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