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Aviation Books - 27 Books

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The majority of the titles in this section form our comprehensive series of books about Second World War airfields - arranged by English county. They tell the stories of the planes, the young aircrews, and the dangerous operations they flew from airfields throughout England during the Second World War. Also featured in this section is our Heroes of Bomber Command book series (also arranged by English county), commemorating the young pilots and crews of Bomber Command, during the Second World War, as they flew increasingly larger raids into the dangerous, smoke-filled skies of occupied Europe.

Bomber Command: The Victoria Cross Raids

Bomber Command: The Victoria Cross Raids

Martyn Chorlton

Since the Victoria Cross was first instituted on 29th January, 1856, the medal has been awarded 1,357 times, the most recent was gazetted on 22nd March, 2013, posthumously to L/Cpl J T D Ashworth for his gallantry in Afghanistan.

Book Price: £14.95
The RAF Pathfinders

The RAF Pathfinders

Martyn Chorlton

Author, and aviation historian, Martyn Chorlton has written a gripping account of the RAF's Pathfinder Squadrons, recalling the challenges faced in the smoke-filled skies over occupied Europe. It is also a tribute to the brave young men whose exploits, lives and, in all too many cases, deaths have left a powerful torch to bear for all who care about freedom.

Book Price: £14.95
Berkshire Airfields in the Second World War

Berkshire Airfields in the Second World War

Robin J Brooks

Berkshire began the Second World War in 1939 with virtually no military airfields. However, this quickly changed and a massive building programme was soon underway, initially intended to provide training facilities for bomber crews. .

Book Price: £7.95
Heroes of Bomber Command Cambridgeshire

Heroes of Bomber Command Cambridgeshire

Graham Smith

Graham Smith describes the air war in Cambridgeshire, and the young airmen who flew night after night against desperate odds.

Book Price: £11.99
Cheshire Airfields in the Second World War

Cheshire Airfields in the Second World War

Aldon Ferguson

Cheshire's contribution to the war effort was massive and it began well before the outbreak of hostilities in September 1939. This action packed book describes the history of each airfield.

Book Price: £12.99
High Peak Air Crash Sites

High Peak Air Crash Sites

Pat Cunningham

This comprehensively researched and well-illustrated survey of all the aircrash sites in the High Peak's central region contains detailed accounts of the thirty locations where debris is still to be seen. With photographs.

Book Price: £12.99
Cumbria Airfields in the Second World War including The Isle of Man

Cumbria Airfields in the Second World War including The Isle of Man

Martin Chorlton

An exciting and well illustrated account of the airfields of Cumberland, Westmorland, and the Isle of Man during the last war.

Book Price: £12.99
Essex and its Race for the Skies

Essex and its Race for the Skies

Graham Smith

The development of aviation in Essex from the earliest days of flight to the attack of the 2nd World War and the defence of London.

Book Price: £10.99
Hampshire Airfields in the Second World War

Hampshire Airfields in the Second World War

Robin J. Brooks

A detailed account of Hampshire's airfields during the Second World War.

Book Price: £9.95
Lancashire Airfields in the Second World War

Lancashire Airfields in the Second World War

Aldon Ferguson

A detailed account of Lancashire's airfields during the Second World War.

Book Price: £12.95

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