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BIG JOE McCARTHY -The RCAF's American Dambuster
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,910. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
After training in Canada, Joe McCarthy completed a tour of operations with 97 Squadron before being personally selected by W/C Guy Gibson to fly on the Dambusters Raid. Joe continued with 617, participating in an additional 33 operations with this “special duty” squadron. Following the war, Joe spent time with the RAF’s “Foreign Aircraft Flight” evaluating Nazi aircraft.
Heroes of the RAF - No.50 Squadron
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,390. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Key note: Thrilling real Life Accounts of Fighting in the Air from 1916 to the Falklands. No.50 Squadron was a leading RAF bomber squadron in World War II and bombed the Falklands in 1982.
RAF Duxford - Heroes of the RAF
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,900. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The thrilling story of Britain’s premier fighter station in action from the Great War to the present day. From its days as an RAF base, through the years hosting the USAAF to its role as a museum.
To Fly!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,270. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
"To Fly!" is a compendium of stories about flying adventures of a father and son, the father in the RAF and the son in Zimbabwe. Bill Igoe learned to fly an aeroplane in 1934, forty years after the death of the Wright Brothers' inspiration Lilienthal. And Bill’s son Brian learned to fly forty years after that, when the Concorde was around. Both had a lot of stories to tell.
One Man's War - the RAF from 1939-46
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
The experiences of an ordinary country boy joining the RAF in September 1939, at 18, and within months retrieving crashed planes at the Battle of Britain, then the deserts of North Africa, El Alamein, and invading Sicily, Italy, Corsica and France at D-Day of the South, in August 1944. Along the way getting blown up, bombed, burnt and ill.
Please Take Care of Bethany
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,470. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013 by Brittunculi Records & Books UK. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Brian, an amateur military enthusiast now tells the story of his father ‘Brian Bulls-eye Wilkinson’, and his personal quest for the truth. A father who he had never known. Romance, patriotism and espionage, a forgotten hero of the second world war, and a father who saved the world.
Mosquitos and Singapore
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,820. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This true story covers the three years during which a young RAF serviceman was called up for National Service and transported to Singapore from war-torn and rationed England for a “tour of duty” on 81 Photographic Squadron at Seletar Airbase in Singapore.
The Blackout 1939-45
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook contianing contemporary newspaper reports and eyewitness accounts of what it was like to live through the Blackout during World War II
The Kiel Raid 1939 - Eyewitness World War II series
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook contianing eyewitness accounts of the RAF’s first big daylight raid on Germany. Complete with explanatory text and background on the men and machines involved.
The Sylt Raid 1940 - Eyewitness World War II series
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook containing eyewitness accounts of the RAF’s first big night raid on Germany. Complete with explanatory text and background on the men and machines involved.