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The Saga of a Canadian Typhoon Fighter Pilot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Hawker Typhoon despite numerous technical flaws, was the finest ground support aircraft in Europe during World War II. From his enlistment in Toronto through the final flights over Germany, this is the memoir of Jack Hilton, an RCAF fighter pilot, who successfully flew this challenging aircraft.
The Quiet Australian
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 76,490. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Teddy Hudleston was a pilot of immense talent whose wisdom and resourcefulness in war carried him up through the ranks of the RAF. He was knighted in 1963. This very private Edwardian was dubbed by the newspaper obituaries ‘the Quiet Australian’ for his unassuming manner. He has now paid tribute to him by writing this affectionate biography.
The Dawn is My Brother
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 58,950. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015 by Henry Williamson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"The Dawn is My Brother", first published in 1959, is a book of uncommon quality. Intensely personal and honest, brilliantly alight with the unaffected candour of its author’s personality – and his inborn literary skill – it is an infectiously cheerful autobiography, brimming with enthusiasm for the countryside and the open air, for the world of trees, plants and animals, for rivers, sea and sky.
Waiting for Something to Happen
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 48,830. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Athol Varley already had a pilot’s licence when he joined the RAF in 1941, but his eyesight precluded him from flying in combat.Having too much time on his hands allowed him to write many letters and diary entries about his thoughts and feelings. The result is an interesting insight into the hopes, fears and attitudes of the war years.
Case Studies in the Development of Close Air Support (CAS) - Luftwaffe Experience, Soviet Air-Ground, Tunisian Campaign, Sicily, Italy, Battle for France, Korea, Southeast Asia, Israel, RAF, Goodwood
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 333,840. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication provides fascinating original case studies about close air support.
An Erk's Progress
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A collection of 1940s wartime reminiscences written by an 'erk' (an RAF officer of the lowest rank).
Flying on the Ground
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
After a harsh initial training as a Boy Entrant at RAF Cosford in the 1950s, Gerry Davis went on to serve 15 years in the RAF. His account of the adventures of a career spanning more than 44 years covers a wide range of experiences, from the amusing to the astonishing. A fascinating glimpse of the flying business from the inside.
The Dawn Patrol
Price: Free! Words: 49,920. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When all of Europe falls to Hitler and England stands alone, Eric Wallace, a young RAF pilot, joins the men and women of England in a fierce, desperate battle against overwhelming odds, as they reach into their roots for courage and face the Nazis in a united act of defiance.
On Wing and Water
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Leslie Colquhoun was a man who flew high in more ways than one. Enlisting with the RAF at the start of World War 2, he had no sooner got his ‘wings’ than he was plunged into the thick of battle. His daughter Jane, has written this affectionate portrait of her ‘modest, gentle’ father, a man who was also exceptionally courageous and skilled.
One Day in June
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,790. Language: British English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A young man who had long dreamt of becoming a pilot, leaves his home in London and joins the RAF. This novel follows his life as a navigator in a Halifax bomber during WW2, his brushes with death and his part in dangerous SOE missions. Years later he returns to the French countryside to find his wartime sweetheart and learns of the terror that had befallen her quiet village.