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Image for RAF Liberator over the Eastern Front  A Bomb Aimer's Second World War and Cold War Story

RAF Liberator over the Eastern Front A Bomb Aimer's Second World War and Cold War Story

By: Auton, Jim

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Yorkshire, England, Pen and Sword: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17927

ISBN: 1844157296

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


As new, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.29 X 6.30 X 1.10 inches; 224 pages; "Jim Auton was posted to 178 Squadron who were operating ex-U.S.A.A.F., war-weary Liberator heavy bombers. This squadron he was based in Foggia in Italy, living under canvas without the barest of military or personal necessities. The duration of a tour at that time was 40 front-line operations over such dangerous targets as Ploesti and the Danube – few in the squadron felt they could survive since the casualty rate was so high. Then came his part in the desperate attempts to supply the besieged city of Warsaw ... View more info

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Wellington Wings An RAF Intelligence Officer in the Western Desert

By: Chappell, F. R.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Crecy Publishing Limited: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16814

ISBN: 0947554270

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear to dust jacket ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.21 X 6.14 X 1.10 inches; 282 pages; Based on the diaries of the 205 Group intelligence officer who paints a realistic picture of the desert atmosphere. Revealing the tension during the nights when the Wellingtons were away on missions, the crashes, debriefings, accidents and sandstorms he portrays, depict vividly the effects of war on individuals. View more info

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Kittyhawk Pilot Wing Commander JF Edwards.

By: Edwards, James F. (Stocky) & J. P. A. Michel Lavigne.

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Battleford, Saskatchewan, Turner-Warwick: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19396

ISBN: 0919899102

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; DJ and boards show light shelf wear, some chipping top of dustjacket spine. ; Signed by Edwards on the half-title page. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar. Map endpapers ; B&W Photographs; 8.5 X 5.9 X 1.3 inches; 308 pages; "Jimmy Edwards, as the old-timers around Battleford call him, grew up in the historic town of Battleford, Saskatchewan; went to school in a building that housed the first government of the Northwest Territories and experienced all the things that went with the Great Depression of the 1930's. From the beginning he demonstrated the ability of an... View more info

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No. 242 Squadron, the Canadian years The story of the RAF's all-Canadian fighter squadron

By: Halliday, Hugh A

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Stittsville ON, Canada's Wings: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17649

ISBN: 0920002099

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ & book show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Extensive footnotes throughout, appendices and bibliography at the back of the book. ; B&W Photographs; 9.13 X 6.06 X 1.02 inches; 177 pages; "In the autumn of 1939 a fighter squadron of the Royal Air Force was formed from Canadians who were already serving with the RAF. A Canadian unit would thus be participating in the war in the period before men and units of the RCAF could be trained and sent overseas. This is the story of that unit. No. 242 Squadron, RAF - of its formation and training,... View more info

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The Lost Squadron

By: Hayes, David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publications: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17897

ISBN: 0747518262

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear. Gift inscription on front pastedown. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W and Colour photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 224 pages; During World War II in 1942, a fleet of warplanes consisting of two B-17 "Flying Fortress" bombers and six P-38 Lightning fighters were flying on a transfer run from North America to Scotland. During the leg of the flight from Greenland to Iceland, they ran into severe weather over the Denmark Strait and were forced to turn back. Unfortunately, all the landing fields within their fuel range... View more info

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Allied Aces of World War II

By: Hess, W. N.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Arco Publishing Company, Inc: 1966

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 18218

Condition: Very Good-


Card covers show some shelf wear, creasing. ; A tight solid book. ; Famous Airmen Series; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 64 pages View more info

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Hives and the Merlin

By: Lloyd, Ian & Peter Pugh

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Icon Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17592

ISBN: 1840466448

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear and scuffing.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 8.50 X 5.59 X 1.02 inches; 204 pages; The story of the development of the Merlin engine, used in the British Spitfire during World War II. Built in England by Rolls Royce. View more info