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Product Description: This volume carries on where FIRST OF THE FEW finished, in the same style and format. 10 July―the official first day of the Battle of Britain―witnessed increased aerial activity over the Channel and along the eastern and southern seaboards of the British coastline...read more

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9781781555170 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, July 19, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This volume carries on where FIRST OF THE FEW finished, in the same style and format.

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Product Description: The Bristol Blenheim entered Bomber Command service in 1937 and became one of the Command’s most important aircraft. On its inception, the Blenheim was fast and sleek, and at the outbreak of war, achieved a number of early firsts...read more

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9781781552803 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, July 19, 2014, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: The Bristol Blenheim entered Bomber Command service in 1937 and became one of the Command’s most important aircraft.

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Product Description: During the Battle of France, the handful of RAF squadrons were heavily engaged. The Luftwaffe commenced raids over England and during July, German aircraft were harrying shipping in the Channel. Many of the RAF aircrews experiencing combat for the first time survived as the 'first of the few' to participate in the forthcoming defense of Britain - the Battle of Britain...read more

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9781781551165 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, December 10, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: During the Battle of France, the handful of RAF squadrons were heavily engaged.

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Product Description: Following the Casablanca Conference in January 1943, at which the Americans refused to back Britain's plan to invade the Dodecanese Islands in the Aegean, to be followed by an invasion of the Greek mainland, a weakened British attempt was made with disastrous results...read more

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9781781550441 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, January 15, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Following the Casablanca Conference in January 1943, at which the Americans refused to back Britain's plan to invade the Dodecanese Islands in the Aegean, to be followed by an invasion of the Greek mainland, a weakened British attempt was made with disastrous results.

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Product Description: Brian Cull’s careful research provides a rare and unique insight into a forgotten RAF fighter ace: Squadron Leader Bill ‘Cherry’ Vale DFC, AFC (1914–81). Vale was one of the RAF’s top ten fighter aces of the Second World War, but surprisingly there is no published biography about him...read more

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9781844256570, titled "Gladiator Ace: Bill Cherry Vale, the RAF's Forgotten Fighter Ace" | Haynes Pubns, July 15, 2010, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Brian Cull’s careful research provides a rare and unique insight into a forgotten RAF fighter ace: Squadron Leader Bill ‘Cherry’ Vale DFC, AFC (1914–81).

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Product Description: During the summer months of 1944, a daily onslaught by V-1 jet-propelled flying bombs, heading for London and southern England, was countered in the skies of Kent and Sussex. To the pilots, British press, and bewildered public, Hitler's 'secret weapons' became known variously as Divers, Buzz Bombs, Flying Bombs, Doodlebugs, Dingbats, Robots, Jet-Ships, P-Planes, Witches and even Farting Furies...read more

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9781904943396 | Grub Street the Basement, September 30, 2008, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: During the summer months of 1944, a daily onslaught by V-1 jet-propelled flying bombs, heading for London and southern England, was countered in the skies of Kent and Sussex.

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Product Description: This book tells the story of the RAF’s gallant stand in 1942 to hold Malta against all odds and to save the island from invasion, which, had it happened could have changed the whole course of the war in the Middle East. Between March and October 1942, some 400 Spitfires reached the beleaguered island, flown mainly from the decks of aircraft carriers that had ventured at great risk into the hostile waters of the Mediterranean...read more

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9781904943303 | Grub Street the Basement, October 30, 2005, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This book tells the story of the RAF’s gallant stand in 1942 to hold Malta against all odds and to save the island from invasion, which, had it happened could have changed the whole course of the war in the Middle East.

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Product Description: Hurricanes over Singapore is the companion volume to the successful Buffaloes over Singapore published in 2003. It continues the story of the RAF’s gallant but futile attempt to stop the might of the Japanese invasion force in its quest to conquer not only Singapore, but also Sumatra and Java and all the other islands that constituted the Netherlands East Indies...read more

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9781904010807 | Grub Street the Basement, October 3, 2004, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Hurricanes over Singapore is the companion volume to the successful Buffaloes over Singapore published in 2003.

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Product Description: Mac flew Fairey Battle light bombers during the Battle of France, winning his first DFC. He then retrained on fighters and flew Hurricanes towards the end of the Battle of Britain. Having volunteered to go overseas, he led a formation of six Hurricanes from the deck of the aircraft carrier HMS Argus to the besieged island of Malta...read more

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9781904010463 | Grub Street the Basement, September 1, 2003, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Mac flew Fairey Battle light bombers during the Battle of France, winning his first DFC.

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Product Description: The Brewster B-339 Buffalo received much criticism during its brief service with the RAF, some justified, some not. Some of the pilots who eventually flew it in combat were happy with their mounts, others hated it as an operational fighter...read more

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9781904010326 | Grub Street the Basement, July 1, 2003, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The Brewster B-339 Buffalo received much criticism during its brief service with the RAF, some justified, some not.

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Product Description: Based on the factual, historical and widely acclaimed 1987 Grub Street publication Malta: The Hurricane Years (still in print), Brian Cull's definitive Hurricanes over Malta is a fully revised and updated account of the gallant band of RAF and Commonwealth pilots who flew Hurricanes in defence of Malta between June 1940 and April 1942, when help in the guise of Spitfires finally arrived...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781902304915 | Grub Street the Basement, February 1, 2002, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Based on the factual, historical and widely acclaimed 1987 Grub Street publication Malta: The Hurricane Years (still in print), Brian Cull's definitive Hurricanes over Malta is a fully revised and updated account of the gallant band of RAF and Commonwealth pilots who flew Hurricanes in defence of Malta between June 1940 and April 1942, when help in the guise of Spitfires finally arrived.

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Product Description: Using Luftwaffe records, this is an account of the air battle for Northern France and the Low Countries, during 10-21 May 1940. This reconstruction has been achieved by using the pilots' combat reports, squadron Operational Record Books, and interviews and correspondence with those involved...read more

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9781902304120 | Grub Street the Basement, April 1, 2001, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Using Luftwaffe records, this is an account of the air battle for Northern France and the Low Countries, during 10-21 May 1940.

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Product Description: Illustrated throughout, this work tells the story of the war in the air during the first 18 months of the Korean War, both through the words of pilots and stategists themselves and through official documentation. The book is the first of a two-volume set examining this conflict. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781902304496 | Grub Street the Basement, March 1, 2001, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Illustrated throughout, this work tells the story of the war in the air during the first 18 months of the Korean War, both through the words of pilots and stategists themselves and through official documentation.

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Product Description: On July 1943, British and American amphibian and airborne forces began landing in Sicily. The plan, codenamed Operation Husky, fixed Malta as the launching site for the fighter and fighter-bomber offensive. "Spitfires over Sicily" provides a day-by-day historical account of Malta Spitfire operations, leading up to and during the invasion, interspersed with personal accounts of some of those involved...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781902304328 | Grub Street the Basement, November 1, 2000, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: On July 1943, British and American amphibian and airborne forces began landing in Sicily.

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Product Description: At the beginning of 1941, the strategically vital port of Tobruk and its Allied garrison was under siege from Rommel's troops and the Luftwaffe and Italian Regia Aeronautica. The only air defence standing in the way was a handful of RAF Hurricane pilots, supported by their RAAF and SAAF colleagues...read more

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9781902304113 | Grub Street the Basement, November 1, 1999, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: At the beginning of 1941, the strategically vital port of Tobruk and its Allied garrison was under siege from Rommel's troops and the Luftwaffe and Italian Regia Aeronautica.

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Product Description: Leo Nomis was an RAF pilot who served with distinction during World War II. In 1948 he volunteered to fight with the Israeli Air Force in their struggle against their Arab neighbors. This is a frank account of his unit's exploits during the War of Independence, based on the journal he kept...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781898697824 | Grub Street the Basement, May 1, 1998, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Leo Nomis was an RAF pilot who served with distinction during World War II.

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Product Description: This is an exciting history of the Royal Air Force's foremost fighting squadron, formed during WWII, details the unit's combat roles and the planes they flew. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781898697497 | Grub Street the Basement, October 1, 1997, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This is an exciting history of the Royal Air Force's foremost fighting squadron, formed during WWII, details the unit's combat roles and the planes they flew.

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Product Description: This sequel to "Spitfires Over Israel" continues the story of the struggle for the skies over the Middle East. It covers the military expansion of Egypt and Israel, the Sinai War, the Anglo-French build-up and the bloody road to Suez, culminating in the air and seaborne invasions of November 1956...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781898697480 | Grub Street the Basement, October 1, 1996, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This sequel to "Spitfires Over Israel" continues the story of the struggle for the skies over the Middle East.

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Product Description: For 12 days in May 1940 the Hurricane squadrons of the Royal Air Force faced the might of the German Air Force and carved a glorious chapter in the annals of aerial warfare. Using contemporary accounts, official records and personal interviews, from both sides, the authors have produced a detailed day-by-day study of the efforts of the outnumbered RAF fighters during the decisive initial stage of the Battle of France...read more

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9781898697206 | Grub Street the Basement, July 1, 1995, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: For 12 days in May 1940 the Hurricane squadrons of the Royal Air Force faced the might of the German Air Force and carved a glorious chapter in the annals of aerial warfare.

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Product Description: The long battle for Malta began in June 1940 with the Italian declaration of war on the Allies and the decision of the Axis powers to subdue the island in order to control the Mediterranean. This work provides a detailed day-by-day account of the air battles over land and sea until the end of 1941...read more

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9780948817069 | Reissue edition (Grub Street the Basement, May 1, 1994), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The long battle for Malta began in June 1940 with the Italian declaration of war on the Allies and the decision of the Axis powers to subdue the island in order to control the Mediterranean.

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Product Description: This is an account of the air conflict during the Middle East war of 1948-49; it also traces the roots of civil and military aviation in the Middle East back to the early days of the 20th century, and includes the region's involvement in both World Wars...read more

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9780948817748 | Grub Street the Basement, January 1, 1994, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This is an account of the air conflict during the Middle East war of 1948-49; it also traces the roots of civil and military aviation in the Middle East back to the early days of the 20th century, and includes the region's involvement in both World Wars.

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Product Description: This is the story of the Allied air campaign across Australia, Sumatra, Java, the Philippines, Burma and Ceylon during World War II. It documents the Allied underestimation of Japanese ability, and ends with the Japanese at the extremities of their advance.

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9780948817670 | Grub Street the Basement, July 1, 1993, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: This is the story of the Allied air campaign across Australia, Sumatra, Java, the Philippines, Burma and Ceylon during World War II.

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Product Description: This is the story of the Allied air campaign across Singapore, Malaya, Burma, Ceylon and the Philippines during World War II. It documents the Allied underestimation of Japanese ability, which led to the destruction of 50% of the British bomber force in two days.

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9780948817502 | Pen & Sword, May 1, 1992, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: This is the story of the Allied air campaign across Singapore, Malaya, Burma, Ceylon and the Philippines during World War II.

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Product Description: An authoritative account of the final Allied victory over Malta.

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9780948817168 | Grub Street the Basement, May 1, 1991, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: An authoritative account of the final Allied victory over Malta.

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