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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.
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.
UK Plane-makers -- A History Book 4
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
UK plane-makers 4 is the penultimate work in this histocial review of Britsh aviation since 1910 and takes the reader to the very beginnings at the Royal Aircraft Factory at Farnborough where the initial airplanes that were to equipment the RFC and RNAS to fight the air war in WW II were designed to be built mainly by sub-contractors. NAF 1, Sopwith, Shorts and Supermarine also feature prominately
Spitfire - The Remarkable Flight Of A Very Courageous Hummingbird
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This adventure story explores the beauty and myths of hummingbirds. The main characters; Spitfire and his sister Amelia, encounter situations while migrating from Panama to the United States. Illustrations by Jessica Hargreaves. Book design and map illustration by Jen O'Brien.
Vampires of the Sky
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
It is the summer of 1940. William is a fighter pilot with the Royal Air Force. Sofia is a girl meets in a pub shortly before he is to go back off to war. The time they have together is necessarily brief, but perhaps their love is the flame that will see them through the darkness to come. This is a short story.
Casey Hunter Project PHOENIX
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Casey Hunter races stuntplanes. So what does he know about time travel? When a secret government organisation uncovers a plot to change the outcome of the second World War they need the best pilot they can find. Casey gets a crash course on dogfighting and space-time physics before being sent back to save the world.
Heroes of the RAF - No.43 Squadron
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,710. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Real Life Accounts of Fighting in the Air from 1916 to the 21st Century. This book looks at the heroic men (and more recently women) who have fought with the squadron over the years. It details their exploits in battle, their life with the squadron and in many cases their subsequent careers in the RAF.
One Woman's War
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,510. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Bravery. Tragedy. Victory. At the age of 19, Eileen Younghusband joined the WAAF in the fight against the Nazi war machine. One Woman's War tells the untold story of what it was like to work in Fighter Command's top secret Filter Room and gives a fascinating insight into life as a young woman during Britain's darkest days.
Sergeant Beasley: Memoirs of a WWII P.O.W.
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,610. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Sergeant Beasley: Memoirs of a WWII P.O.W. is a compilation of the memories of Sergeant Charles Palmer Beasley. It chronicles his life from youth in the hills of Crawford County, Indiana to the Civilian Conservation Corps to the Army Air Corps and as a prisoner of war at the Keifheide (Stalag Luft IV) P.O.W. camp in Germany.
Nor the Years Condemn
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 111,370. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
At the beginning of World War 2, Britain was in the deepest trouble imaginable. 5 minutes flying time away crouched a monster. Alone against it, Britain called out to her Empire. For pilots. From all corners of that Empire, they volunteered. Only the best & brightest were chosen. Daniel Quinn was one of these young men who came to fly against the monster. They had a 1-in-3 chance of survival.