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  1. THE FLIGHT BY JOHN M. DIBBS
    £19.99

    THE FLIGHT’ is an official Battle of Britain Memorial Flight 60th anniversary publication, commemorating, arguably, the most famous collection of flying warbirds in the world. Featuring exclusive, specially commissioned imagery by award-winning photographer John Dibbs, combined with personal accounts from Clive Rowley, former OC BBMF and unit historian.

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  2. THOR BY GEOFF GOODCHILD
    £24.00

    Thor: Anatomy of a Weapon System examines the technical aspects of the Thor Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile system as based in the UK during the period 1958 to 1963. Thor has a unique part to play in our Cold War heritage; it was the first operational ballistic missile system deployed in the western world and the only venture by the Royal Air Force into such a weapon system.

    This book describes the missile, its construction, systems and subsystems and the associated ground support equipment in detail. 

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  3. TIGER TANK BY MARCUS COWPER
    £6.99

    The most famous tank of World War II, the Tiger was a monster of a machine that dominated the battlefields of Europe and beyond. 

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  4. THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN MYTH & REALITY BY RICHARD OVERY
    £9.99

    The extraordinary struggle between British and German air forces in 1940 was one of the pivotal events of the Second World War. How close did Britain really come to invasion during this time? What were Hitler and Churchill's motives? And what was the battle's real effect on the outcome of the war?

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  5. FIRESTORM THE BOMBING OF DRESDEN 1945 BOOK
    £10.99

    A brilliant book about one of the most controversial British and America air campaigns of the Second World War. 

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  6. BLUEBIRDS BY MARGARET MAYHEW
    £6.99

    The heartbreaking and triumphant story of four women in wartime.

    1939 - And in the back of a three-ton lorry, a strangely assorted group of young women bumped over the road to RAF Colston. They were the first of the Waafs.

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  7. SPITFIRE GIRL BY LILY BAXTER
    £6.99

    It is 1940 and Britain is at war with Germany. In London, eighteen-year-old Susan Banks longs to do her duty. Her secret ambition is to learn to fly - to serve her country and realise her dream.

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  8. SPITFIRE GIRLS BY CAROL GOULD
    £7.99

    This powerful novel follows the lives of a close and dedicated circle of female pilots during the Second World War, and is a tribute to the heroism of these brave few. 

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  9. A PAIR OF SILVER WINGS BY JAMES HOLLAND
    £10.79

    In 1995, Britain is celebrating the anniversary of the end of the war, and Edward finds himself forced to confront the tragedy he suffered during those years. Embarking on a journey of self-discovery and personal redemption, Edward travels from England to Malta and then to Italy, and in doing so comes face-to-face with the idealistic young man he once was, and the devastated and traumatised 23-year-old he was to become.

    Following his experiences over the skies of England in 1941, through the dark days of the Siege of Malta, to the partisan struggle in Italy, A Pair of Silver Wings is a story of friendship, love and the terrible legacy of war, exploring universal themes of grief and redemption, and one man's quest to heal the scars of the past.

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