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Paperback. Manston had its origins in the RN Seaplane Station, Westgate, later expanded for landplane operations. The first unit at Manston was 3 Wing RNAS that moved from Detling in April 1916. Together with RNAS Eastchurch, Manston's War Flight of Triplanes, Camels and Pups patrolled the coast. After WWI, Manston expanded and to become a training station. Num Pages: 192 pages, 50 black and white photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKESK; 3JJG; JWG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 233 x 10. Weight in Grams: 382.
Publisher
Fonthill Media United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781550946
ISBN
9781781550946

€ 21.58

Hardcover. Num Pages: 600 pages, maps, 321photos, 163line drawings. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJG; HBT; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 256 x 197 x 33. Weight in Grams: 1352.
Publisher
Pen & Sword Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
600
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844151547
ISBN
9781844151547

€ 43.99
€ 30.73

Hardcover. The latest release in what has become a trio of commemorative books, celebrating the might of the indomitable Lancaster Bomber. Num Pages: 264 pages, 32pp B&W Photos. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJF; HBWQ; JWG; JWMV3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 240 x 26. Weight in Grams: 800.
Publisher
Pen & Sword Aviation
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783831746
ISBN
9781783831746

€ 31.99
€ 22.84

Paperback. The Ju 52 is presented in its early bomber, and later its famous transport roles. Covered are its use on a variety of war fronts and in detailed, up-close photos and line drawings. Num Pages: 48 pages, over 100 b/w photos, drawings. BIC Classification: JWG; JWMV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 277 x 3. Weight in Grams: 214.
Publisher
Schiffer Pub Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764309526
ISBN
9780764309526

€ 18.99
€ 17.51

Paperback. Patrick Bishop looks at the lives and the extraordinary risks that the painfully young pilots of Bomber Command took during the air-offensive against Germany from 1940-1945. As featured on the BBC 1 documentary BOMBER BOYS, presented by Ewan McGregor. Num Pages: 400 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJH; HBJD; HBWQ; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 33. Weight in Grams: 380.
Publisher
HARPERPERENNIAL
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
1st Paper Back - 2nd Impression
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007192151
ISBN
9780007192151

€ 14.99
€ 11.10

Paperback. French pilots fought both for and against the allies during World War II. After the fall of France, many pilots achieved ace status flying with Vichy French squadrons, and in Russia flying Yaks on the Eastern Front. This volume includes many scale drawings of planes and archival photographs. Series: Osprey Aircraft of the Aces S. Num Pages: 112 pages, 40 colour and 100 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJH; HBJD; HBT; HBWQ; JWG; JWM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 183 x 6. Weight in Grams: 328.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
112
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9781855328983
ISBN
9781855328983

€ 18.99
€ 17.50

Hardcover. Thrilling first hand flying experiences. Flying helicopters in extreme conditions is high risk and calls for great skill. Charming flying memoir, written with modesty. Strong appeal to aviation market. Num Pages: 224 pages, 16pp B & W plates. BIC Classification: BM; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 165 x 30. Weight in Grams: 558.
Publisher
Pen & Sword Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848847651
ISBN
9781848847651

€ 25.99
€ 18.92

Paperback. Jimmy Sheddan was one of the many New Zealanders who joined the RNZAF, then left his native land to come to England to fight the enemies of Great Britain and her Empire during World War Two. During the war, Jim Sheddan rose from the rank of sergeant pilot to squadron leader with 486 Squadron, a considerable achievement. This title tells his story. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BM; HBLW; HBWQ; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 200 x 15. Weight in Grams: 252.
Publisher
Grub Street United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906502959
ISBN
9781906502959

€ 16.41

Hardcover. Fifth and final volume in an impressive five part work A comprehensive tribute and engaging history of aerial operations implemented during the course of D-Day Relays the exploits of the men engaged in the conflict at hand with ease, style and reverence. Num Pages: 256 pages, 60 images. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JJH; HBJD; HBWQ; JWG; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 157 x 24. Weight in Grams: 774.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781591796
ISBN
9781781591796

€ 25.99
€ 18.92

Paperback. The author's personal account of how the 22 pilots of No 258 Squadron RAF left Scotland in late October 1941 until 120 days later when all those who had not been killed became prisoners of the Japanese. Num Pages: 234 pages, 110 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FM; 3JJH; BTM; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 155 x 10. Weight in Grams: 422.
Publisher
Pen & Sword Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
234
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844151981
ISBN
9781844151981

€ 16.99
€ 13.40

Paperback. Num Pages: 640 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JM; HBJK; HBLX; HBW; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 152 x 48. Weight in Grams: 736.
Publisher
William Morrow Paperbacks
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780062262097
ISBN
9780062262097

€ 13.99
€ 10.38

Paperback. How do you fly a Spitfire, or a Messerschmitt or even a Hurricane? Using original Pilots Notes, Campbell McCutcheon introduces you to the famous aircraft of the Battle of Britain. Editor(s): McCutcheon, Campbell. Num Pages: 192 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJH; JWG; JWMV3; TRPS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 235 x 8. Weight in Grams: 290.
Publisher
Amberley
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445636658
ISBN
9781445636658

€ 14.99
€ 11.82

Hardcover. Major Lanoe Hawke was one of only 19 flying VCs. By the age of 26 Hawker had won his VC and DSO. He was the first pilot to record five 'kills'. Contains Baron von Richthofen's (The Red Baron) account of the aerial combat which resulted in Hawker's death. Superb actions in the air. Num Pages: 256 pages, 16pp B&W plates. BIC Classification: 3JJF; HBJD1; HBLW; HBWN; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 165 x 27. Weight in Grams: 624.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781593455
ISBN
9781781593455

€ 25.99
€ 18.92

Paperback. Num Pages: 248 pages, 35 Photos. BIC Classification: 1DFG; HBLW; HBWQ; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 167 x 23. Weight in Grams: 414.
Publisher
Pen & Sword Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
248
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848326279
ISBN
9781848326279

€ 16.99
€ 13.40

Hardcover. Presents the history of two RAF squadrons - 190 and 620 - who shared the task of dropping agents and supplies on behalf of the SOE, took part in the D-Day landings, suffered heavy losses at Arnhem, dropped SAS Troops behind enemy lines and were involved with the Rhine crossing that sealed Germany's fate in 1945. Num Pages: 256 pages, 236 B&W Photos. BIC Classification: 3JJH; HBJD; HBWQ; JWG; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 165 x 25. Weight in Grams: 910.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844156481
ISBN
9781844156481

€ 31.99
€ 22.87

Hardcover. Features a wealth of personal stories and colour images. Told across fourteen dramatic chapters, this is the story of the C-130 Hercules by the individuals who flew it. Num Pages: 256 pages, 200 colour & black and white images. BIC Classification: HB; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 172. .
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473863187
ISBN
9781473863187

€ 31.99
€ 22.87

Paperback. In the first of three books covering the battles on the road to Arnhem, Tim Saunders describes the US 82nd Airborne Division's daring seizure of the Grave Bridge and their battles for the Grossbeek Heights, and the struggle for the vital Nijmegen Bridge. Series: Battleground Europe. Num Pages: 208 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJH; HBJD; HBWQ; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 147 x 10. Weight in Grams: 364.
Publisher
Leo Cooper
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780850528152
ISBN
9780850528152

€ 16.99
€ 13.39

Hardcover. Num Pages: 208 pages, over 400 b/w paragraphs. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJ; JWG; JWMV; TBX; WGM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 288 x 223 x 25. Weight in Grams: 1600.
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing Ltd (US)
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764300882
ISBN
9780764300882

€ 52.94
€ 49.08

Paperback. A comprehensive history of RAF Drem, a Fighter Command airfield during the Second World War. Located east of Edinburgh it was responsible for protecting the naval base at Rosyth. Its Spitfires participated in some of the first air battles fought over Britain and along with Hurricanes they continued to patrol the skies until the end of the war. Num Pages: 224 pages, 77 photographs and 5 maps. BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; 3JJH; HBJD1; HBWQ; JWG; JWTR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 174 x 248 x 18. Weight in Grams: 578.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781555231
ISBN
9781781555231

€ 21.58

Hardcover. Thrilling rare and previously unpublished special operations flown by the RAF during World War 2 Num Pages: 224 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; HBWQ; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 158 x 17. Weight in Grams: 636.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781553046
ISBN
9781781553046

€ 22.59

Paperback. The history of RAF Tangmere in Sussex Series: Sutton's Photographic History of Aviation S. Num Pages: 144 pages, 255 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKESX; JWG; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 174 x 248 x 15. Weight in Grams: 380.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750919067
ISBN
9780750919067

€ 15.76

Paperback.
Publisher
Pen & Sword Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
1St Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780850527537
ISBN
9780850527537

€ 16.99
€ 13.40

Paperback. Manfred von Richthofen became a fighter pilot on the Western Front in August 1916. By January 1917, Ruchthofen had shot down fifteen aircraft had been appointed commander of his own unit. He painted the fuselage of his Albatros D-III a bright red was was nicknamed the Red Baron. Num Pages: 160 pages, 100ill. BIC Classification: 3JJF; BG; HBJD1; HBWN; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135 x 8. Weight in Grams: 314.
Publisher
Pen & Sword Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844150878
ISBN
9781844150878

€ 16.99
€ 13.40

Hardcover. Num Pages: 144 pages, 180 colour photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKEA; 3JJH; HBJD1; HBWQ; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 223 x 19. Weight in Grams: 764.
Publisher
Devon Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841145341
ISBN
9781841145341

€ 18.99
€ 17.51

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