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  1. Apache Over Libya

    av Will Laidlaw

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-04-05, ISBN 9781473867628

    In May 2011, after a Mediterranean exercise to prove the Apache's ability to work shipborne, HMS Ocean and her embarked Apache attack helicopters from 656 Squadron, Army Air Corps were about to head home. But the civil war in Libya and the resulti...

  2. The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Imperial Naval Air Service

    av Peter J Edwards

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2010-09-30, ISBN 9781848843073

    This book describes in considerable detail the people, events ships and aircraft that shaped the Air Service from its origins in the late 19th century to its demise in 1945. The formative years began when a British Naval Mission was established in...

  3. Fall of Eagles

    av Alex Revell

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2011-06-16, ISBN 9781848845275
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    The Great War of 1914-1918 saw the rapid development of the aeroplane as a weapon of war. Initially its role was seen as that of reconnaissance, an extension of the cavalry, but as the war stagnated into static trench warfare, with each side facin...

  4. Tornado Gr1

    av Michael John W Napier

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-08-24, ISBN 9781473873025

    Replacing the Vulcan, Buccaneer and Jaguar in the front line of the Cold War, the remarkable swing-winged Tornado GR1 provided Britain s strike capability in the last years of the Cold War in the 1980s, equipping some 10 RAF squadrons. During the ...

  5. The Kings of the Air

    av Ian Sumner

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-04-07, ISBN 9781783463381

    In comparison to their British and German counterparts, the French airmen of the Great War are not well known. Yet their aerial exploits were just as remarkable, and their contribution to the war effort on the Western Front was equally important. ...

  6. Luftwaffe Over Finland

    av Keshinen Stenman

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-08-30, ISBN 9781848327986

    This superb illustrated series books charts the rise and fall of the German Air Force from 1939 to 1945. Each volume makes use of over a hundred rare photographs, many of them taken by Luftwaffe personnel, to bring history to life and record both ...

  7. Great War Fighter Aces 1916 - 1918

    av Norman Franks

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-03-02, ISBN 9781473861268

    By the close of 1916, the air war over France was progressing amazingly. The Royal Flying Corps, the French Air Force and the opposing German Air Service, were all engaged in fierce aerial conflict and the Allied air forces were following a partic...

  8. The Forgotten Few

    av Adam Zamoyski

    Häftad, Engelska, 2009-11-19, ISBN 9781848841963

    By the beginning of 1941 there was a fully fledged Polish Air Force operating alongside the RAF. With 14 Squadrons it was larger than any other of the Air Force from Nazi-occupied Europe that had joined the Allies. Over 17,000 men and women passed...

  9. Death Was Their Co-Pilot

    av Michael Dorflinger

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-01-30, ISBN 9781473859289

    It was in World War I that the skies first became a battlefield, with nations seeking to decide military outcomes off the ground. This volume introduces the fighter pilots of World War I, including the infamous "Red Baron" Manfred von Ri...

  10. Lawrence of Arabia's Secret Air Force

    av James Patrick Hynes

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2010-08-19, ISBN 9781848842663

    X Flight was designated the task of giving close air support to the desert army formed and commanded by Lawrence of Arabia. It flew from advanced desert landing grounds on reconnaissance, liaison, bombing and ground attack missions. The existence ...

  11. The Royal Air Force in the Cold War, 1950-1970

    av Ian Proctor

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-11-19, ISBN 9781783831890

    Soon after the Second world War, wartime allies became Cold War adversaries, and by 1950 the perceived threat of a Soviet strike on Western Europe or Britain dominated military planning. For the next forty years, the Royal Air Force was in the fro...

  12. Sisters in Arms

    av Helena Page Schrader

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-05-26, ISBN 9781473845633

    During World War II, a few, carefully selected women in the US and the UK were briefly given the unprecedented opportunity to fly military aircraft. Yet the story of these pioneer women pilots is made even more intriguing by the fact that, despite...

  13. 1 Group Bomber Command

    av Chris Ward

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-06-18, ISBN 9781473821088

    During the period immediately before the Second World War, the RAF modified its command structure to rationalize for rapid expansion. Bomber Command was divided into six operational groups, each flying the same type of aircraft, including Wellingt...

  14. Operation Oyster

    av Kees Rijken, Paul Schepers

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-07-30, ISBN 9781473821095

    Operation Oyster was carried out on the 6th December, 1942 by 2 Group RAF. Considered to be a notable success for the allies, it cost the Germans an estimated six months of lost production time at a critical point in the conflict. It is arguable, ...

  15. The Disastrous Fall and Triumphant Rise of the Fleet Air Arm from 1912 to 1945

    av Henry Amyas Adlam

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-09-01, ISBN 9781473821132

    In this riveting critique of the Fleet Air Arm's policy across two world wars, former FAA Fighter Pilot Henry Adlam charts the course of its history from 1912 to 1945, logging the various milestones, mistakes and successes that characterised the s...

  16. They Gave Me a Seafire

    av Commander R Mike Crosley

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-06-19, ISBN 9781473821910

    A classic in every sense of the word, the re-issuing of this book is sure to provoke an enthusiastic response. First published in 1986 by Airlife, its publishing history has seen a great number of glowing reviews generated, coming from both histor...

  17. Howard Pixton - Test Pilot and Pioneer Aviator

    av Stella Pixton

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-07-02, ISBN 9781473822566

    This book is a truly remarkable account that captures the atmosphere, thrills and danger of the pioneering days of aviation. Howard Pixton was flying for A V Roe at Brooklands in 1910 when S F Cody at Laffan's Plain tried to persuade him to join h...

  18. Wind in the Wires and an Escaper's Log

    av Duncan Grinnell-Milne

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-08-24, ISBN 9781473822689

    Duncan Grinnell-Milne was one of that select band of young men who made history in the air between 1915 and 1918 when they learned to fly in machines that resembled box-kites and laid the foundations of aerial combat which future generations would...

  19. Churchill's Few

    av Andy Saunders

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-05-31, ISBN 9781473822719

    In speaking of the RAF fighter pilots who fought and won the Battle of Britain, the words of Prime Minister Winston Churchill "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few..." immortalised those pilots as &q...

  20. The Mighty Eighth at War

    av Martin Bowman

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-09-24, ISBN 9781473822771

    From the beginning of World War Two the RAF's Bomber Command had been the only means of striking Hitler's Reich and its war machine. The entry into the war of the United States and the subsequent arrival in the UK of the Eighth Air Force was to mo...

  21. Constant Vigilance

    av Dr Nigel W M Warwick

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-08-13, ISBN 9781473822849

    The RAF Regiment was created in the early years of World War II for the active dedicated defence of RAF airfields and installations. This books concerns the Regiments operational history in South-east Asia Command and draws on the diaries and reco...

  22. Valkyrie: The North American XB-70

    av Graham M Simons

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-05-15, ISBN 9781473822856

    During the 1950s, at the time Elvis Presley was rocking the world with Hound Dog and the USA was aiming to become the world's only superpower, plans were being drawn at North American Aviation in Southern California for an incredible Mach-3 strate...

  23. Special Forces Pilot

    av Colonel Richard Hutchings

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-04-17, ISBN 9781473823174

    As a Commando helicopter pilot, the author served with 846 Naval Air Squadron in the Falklands War and was decorated for gallantry (DSC). The author re-lives his part in operations, in particular Special Forces intelligence gathering and direct ac...

  24. Luftwaffe Night Fighters 1939 - 1945

    av Andy Saunders, Steve Hall

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-05-31, ISBN 9781473823204

    In this exciting new addition to the Images of War series, Andy Saunders and Steve Hall utilise an extensive archive of never-before published shots to illuminate the experiences of the Luftwaffe night-fighter pilots and crews during the Second Wo...

  25. Blue Diamonds

    av Michael Napier, John William

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-01-13, ISBN 9781473823273

    In the seven decades since the Second World War, 14 Squadron has operated a wide array of aircraft types (Mosquitoes, Vampires, Venoms, Hunters, Canberras, Phantoms, Jaguars and Tornados) in a fascinating variety of roles. For much of this time, t...

  26. An Expendable Squadron

    av Roy Conyers Nesbit

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-08-13, ISBN 9781473823280

    Roy Nesbit's highly illustrated history of Coastal Command's 217 Squadron - the squadron in which he served - gives a first-hand insight into the hazardous low-level missions the squadron flew against enemy shipping and ports during the Second Wor...

  27. Hitler's Spyplane Over Normandy 1944

    av Philippe Baudin

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-05-15, ISBN 9781473823396

    This is the story of the Arado 234, an aircraft that on one day in 1944, in the skies above Normandy, heralded the beginning of a new era in aviation: the jet era...For more than a century, the aviation industry has experienced continual change an...

  28. The Spitfire

    av Hugh W Cowin

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-01-30, ISBN 9781473823433

    History has shown the Spitfire to be the right aircraft in the right place at the right time, of that there is more than ample evidence. Indeed, the very name Spitfire has become as indelibly woven into the unfolding story of the Second World War ...

  29. Secret Wings of WW II

    av Lance Cole

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-06-10, ISBN 9781473823440

    There are many myths and legends surrounding the advanced German aeronautical technology of the Second World War. There are also facts and proven events. Yet within these stories and behind these facts lie conspiracy theories, mistaken assumptions...

  30. Bombing Germany: The Final Phase

    av Tony Redding

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-01-21, ISBN 9781473823549

    During 1942 and 1943 the striking power of RAF Bomber Command was transformed by the arrival of heavy bombers, advanced navigation and blind bombing systems, and new tactics to concentrate the bombers over the target and swamp the German defences....