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  • Dead Men Flyingby Patrick Henry Brady; Meghan Brady Smith

    WND Books 2012; US$ 9.95

    Viet Nam may be the only war we ever fought, or perhaps that was ever fought, in which the heroism of the American soldier was accompanied by humanitarianism unmatched in the annals of warfare. And the humanitarianism took place during the heat of the battle. The GI fixed as he fought, he cured and educated and built in the middle of the battle. He... more...

  • The Female Fewby Jacky Hyams

    The History Press 2012; US$ 21.86

    <div>Through the darkest days of the Second World War, an elite group of courageous, gifted women risked their lives as courier pilots, flying Lancaster Bombers, Spitfires and many other aircraft in hundreds of perilous missions across the country. The role of these women pilots of the Air Transport Auxiliary was to deliver the planes... more...

  • Fighter Bases in World War 2 - Airbases of 12 Groupby Martin Bowman

    Pen and Sword 2008; US$ 5.99

    As part of the Aviation Heritage Trail series, this book covers airfields in Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Yorkshire and Northamptonshire. 12 Group was formed in 1937 within Fighter Command to become responsible for aerial defense of the industrial Midlands. During World War Two this group was the second most important fighter group and as such, it received... more...

  • Fighter Command 1936-1968by Ken Delve

    Pen and Sword 2007; US$ 8.99

    This is a comprehensive reference to the structure, operation, aircraft and men of Fighter Command from its formation in 1936 to 1968 when it became part of Strike Command. It includes descriptions of many notable defensive and offensive campaigns, the many types of aircraft used, weapons and airfields. The main sections of the book include a general... more...

  • First Helicopter War, The: Logistics and Mobility in Algeria, 1954-1962by Charles Shrader

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 122.00

    Using recently released French official documents and a variety of other sources, this study explains how the French Army, so recently defeated by the Viet Minh insurgents in Indochina, was able to successfully defeat the Algerian nationalist rebels on the battlefield, while nevertheless losing the war at the conference table. This French success,... more...

  • Flying at the Edgeby Tony Doyle

    Pen and Sword 2010; US$ 7.99

    This is the autobiography of an outstanding fighter pilot during his twenty year career with the Royal Air Force. Tony Doyle first flew when in the CCF where he complted a glider course and then a highly-prized Flying Scholarship. This opened the way to joining the RAF and becoming an all-weather tactical fighter pilot flying de Havilland Vampires... more...

  • Four Degrees Celsiusby Kerry Karram

    Dundurn 2012; US$ 11.99

    This dramatic story of the rescue of eight men on a prospecting mission in the Arctic covers a period of four suspenseful months in the fall of 1929. A rescue team, headed by bush pilot Andy Cruikshank, at a time when aviation was in its infancy, encountered harrowing experiences but finally completed its mission. more...

  • From Colonial Warrior to Western Front Flyerby Carole McEntee-Taylor

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 18.99

    Sydney Herbert Bywater Harris was an adventurer, a man possessed of great courage and charm, who fulfilled every schoolboy fantasy and really did 'live the dream'. 

The second youngest of seven children, the ordinary life held little appeal for Sydney so, in 1898, at the age of 17, he left home in Ilford for the Klondike gold rush.... more...

  • Gentlemen in Blueby Hans Onderwater

    Pen and Sword 1997; US$ 12.99

    This is the history of 600 City of London Squadron from when they formed in 1925 to their disbandment in 1957. more...

  • Gods of Tinby James Salter; Jessica Benton; William Benton

    Counterpoint 2005; US$ 14.00

    A singular life often circles around a singular moment, an occasion when one's life in the world is defined forever and the emotional vocabulary set. For the extraordinary writer James Salter, this moment was contained in the fighter planes over Korea where, during his young manhood, he flew more than one hundred missions. James Salter is considered... more...