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  • Richard Hillaryby David Ross

    Grub Street Publishing 2008; US$ 14.38

    Richard Hillary was born in Australia in 1919 and brought up in England. Oxford educated, he was a writer foremost who was also a fighter pilot. When World War Two came he joined 603 Sqn and became an ace in the Battle of Britain. His life changed when he was shot down in September 1940, suffering severe burns to his face and hands. During a long... more...

  • Hurricane R4118by Peter Vacher; Bob Foster

    Grub Street Publishing 2010; US$ 16.49

    In 1982 when he was traveling in India, Peter Vacher stumbled on the remains of a British plane - a Hurricane Mark 1, a veteran of the Battle of Britain. It was in a dreadful state. Could he restore it? Would it fly again?Not until 14 years later did he decide to act and after six years of wrangling he got the icon home. Then the truly difficult process... more...

  • Distant Thunderby Don Harward

    Grub Street Publishing 2012; US$ 24.15

    Distant Thunder details the engrossing experiences of a helicopter pilot’s tales of war told through letters that come straight from the heart. Often the author labored well into the night after a mission still wearing the dusty flight suit which bore witness to the events he penned.Don Harward was torn between two worlds; his loyalty to his family... more...

  • Nimrod Rise and Fallby Tony Blackman

    Grub Street Publishing 2011; US$ 14.38

    The scrapping of the Nimrod program has been one of the most controversial events in the military aviation world for many a year. For most of its operational life, from 1969 to date, its contribution to the defense of the realm and its role in offensive duties was, of necessity, often shrouded in secrecy. It was the ‘eye in the sky’... more...

  • Flying into Hellby Mel Rolfe

    Grub Street Publishing 2008; US$ 11.50

    Best-selling author Mel Rolfe brings the reader vivid real-life stories of bomber command at war with his new book Flying into Hell. Following the success of his two previous books for Grub Street, To Hell and Back, and Hell on Earth this contains more vivid stories of wartime experiences. Thoroughly researched by the author, these twenty dramatic... more...

  • Spitfire Mark I P9374by Andy Saunders

    Grub Street Publishing 2012; US$ 19.95

    Andy Saunders relates the fascinating story of the recovery of this Battle of France Spitfire Mk1 from the sands of Calais during the early 1980s and its subsequent return to the UK for rebuild and restoration to flying condition. The full history of the airframe from the factory to loss, the airplane’s operational history with 92 Squadron and... more...

  • Alfie's Warby Richard Pike

    Grub Street Publishing 2012; US$ 19.95

    Written in three parts, and as a sequel to Seven Seas, Nine Lives, Richard Pike continues the remarkable experiences of Captain AWF ‘Alfie’ Sutton CBE DSC and bar RN. During events which come as close to fiction as is imaginable, the first part describes how Alfie, badly injured and close to death during the bombing of HMS Illustrious by... more...

  • Japanese Army Air Force Units and Their Aces: 1931-1945by Ikuhiko Hata

    Grub Street Publishing 2009; US$ 24.95

    Hitherto only available in Japanese text, this unique work is now published in English language format (reprinted now following exceptional demand) and provides an in-depth review of the fighter units of the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force and their pilots. This translation is a companion volume to other Grub Street titles such as Aces High and Stars... more...

  • Wings Around the Worldby Polly Vacher

    Grub Street Publishing 2006; US$ 17.24

    On May 6, 2003, Polly Vacher took off from Birmingham airport seeking to become the first pilot to complete a solo flight around the world via both Poles in a single-engine aircraft. Despite having only a few years of flying experience, Polly, a 59-year-old mother of three, had already completed a lateral solo circumnavigation of the world in 2001... more...

  • Iron Manby Peter Kilduff

    Grub Street Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99

    As one of the most successful German fighter pilots of World War I Hauptmann Rudolf Berthold was victorious in forty-four aerial combats. He was also shot down or forced to land after six fights and survived crash landings in every case. Early in World War I, when only fighter pilots were awarded the Kingdom of Prussia’s (and de facto, Imperial... more...