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The Dawn Patrol
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
The Dawn Patrol is a project created to honor RAF pilots and others who fought in the Battle of Britain in 1940. This summer is the 70th anniversary of the battle. England was the last free nation in Europe to stand up to Hitler. If England had fallen, World War Two may have ended differently. The sketches in this eBook will become a comic book, and plans include making a full length movie.
See You In The Morning
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,160. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This historic novel is about the Blitz on London during the Second World War. Join fighter pilots in the sky, lovers on the beach, and dancing at the Savoy. Photos included.
Harrier Jump Jet -- A history
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The book traces the early experiments and develoments associated with VTOL The development of the Pegasus engine to power Sidney Camms P.1127 VTOL fighter. Early interest and acceptance of the type into USMC service ahead of the RAF. RAF and FAA operations in the Falklands War, the first combat operations by a VTOL aircraft. Sea Harrier F/A-2 and MDC/BAe Harrier IIs for the US Marines and RAF.
RAF Expeditionary Air Wings
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book details the EAWs that since 2006 the RAF hss restructured so to meet its world-wide commitments as a coalition partner in the war on terror. Full details are given of the untis and the airplanes that go to make-up each EAW as well as each unit in the RAF's current battle-order a 'potted' history of each is included detailing the various types flown, where, when and for how long.
The Old Ghosts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,040. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The British Isles are the most haunted places on Earth. Ghosts shimmer through stately homes and humble cottages alike. They linger at lonely crossroads and walk the ancient trackways. But few people know much about them. In the stories in this book Barbara portrays exactly how Boggarts, Banshees, Co-Walkers, the White Lady and the Old Hag really behave.
Hitler's Forgotten Secret Weapon
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Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The last great untold story of World War II, the career of Hitler’s “Super Fighter” intended to destroy the RAF in the Battle of Britain and why it never succeeded. The super-secret Heinkel He113 fighter was designed to be a high-speed, high-altitude fighter that could outperform, outgun and outfight any other aircraft in the world when it entered service with the Luftwaffe in 1940.
Strategic AF B-24 Liberators over Burma
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book tells the story of SEAC RAF B-24 Liberators that joined with USAAF B-24s to form Strategic Air Force Burma the Liberators deployed to establish Allied air power over Burma to arrest and repel the Japanese second offensive. SAF B-24 deployed on long-range bombing army support Special Duties and shipping strikes ASR and the railway offensive including the PoW-built 'Death Railway' to Siam
The Yorkshire Erk
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Ronald Cartwright is ignominiously discharged from the Royal Air Force in 1959, suspected as a communist agitator and nearly murdered on the orders of a demented SP - service policeman. Set in Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire in the halcyon days of no road speed limits, the novel initially opens in Brisbane, Australia. An Erk is RAF slang; aircraftsman groundcrew of corporal or lower rank.
The Dawn of the Airplane
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Continuing the story of the Origins of flying and the airplane this book carries on to look at the early pioneers of the heavier-than-air machine in America and Europe initially most of the pioneering flying centred at Paris. Eventually Britain got interested and in the short period from 1903 to 1911 their were literally thousand of intrepid aviators and in 1911/12 the military were interested.
Soldiers’ Tales - As told to the folks back home
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Genuine tales told by soldiers from the Boer War of 1899 to Afghanistan in 2011. The clear unvarnished truth from men who were in the tranches of World War I, who flew bombing missions over Germany in World War II, who were captured by the Japanese, who invaded Suez in 1956, who met Russians in the Cold War and much else besides.