The Lost Pilots, The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation’s Golden Couple

First published by Flatiron Books in the USA, this edition is available in hardback and softback. It is a gripping story of two pioneer aviators and their very complex love life, making a story more absorbing than many a best selling novel – Very Highly Recommended.


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Images of War, SS Panzer Divisions On The Eastern Front, Rare Images From Wartime Archives

A new addition to the highly popular Images of War Series. This book provides a pictorial review of the SS Panzer Divisions deployed to the Eastern Front. Once again, a superb selection of rare images from wartime archives is supported by clear introductory text and captions – Very Highly Recommended.


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At Close Quarters, An Illustrated History of the US Navy in the Vietnam War

The US involvement in Indo-China is often viewed as a disaster and the main focus has been on the US Army and US Marines ashore. This book provides a comprehensive review of the significant US Navy involvement, supported by a fantastic selection of excellent images – Most Highly Recommended.


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Always At War, Organizational Culture in Strategic Air Command, 1946-62

Other authors have covered aspects of SAC, its people and equipment but this is the first book to provide a comprehensive review of the establishment of SAC and its evolution through the Cold War. It is difficult to underestimate the importance of SAC in the winning of the Cold War with the Soviet Union – Strongly Recommended.


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Burning Planet, The Story of Fire Through Time

The author has provided a fascinating history of fire, its impact on the planet and its life forms. Fire is a greatly under estimated phenomena. It has an enormous impact on the environment and the development of everything that lives in that environment. Its impact is at least an equal to water, ice, plate tectonics, weather patterns and atmosphere – Highly Recommended.


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Air War Archive, Dornier Do17, The Luftwaffe’s ‘Flying Pencil’ Rare Luftwaffe Photographs From Wartime Collections

The publisher has established a number of series of books featuring many rare photographs and these have become very popular with an expanding readership, beyond the original target of historians, professionals and military enthusiasts. This new addition to popular the Air War Archive series is a worthy addition with some excellent photographs that have not been published before in books available to the general public – Highly Recommended.


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The Allied War Against France

The euphoria generated by the successful landings in Normandy, and the subsequent breakout from the beachheads, has largely glossed over the consequences and collateral damage in France. The author has provided a worthy evaluation of the costs, with the short term and long term effects – Most Highly Recommended.


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Some Sunny Day, A nurse, A soldier. A wartime love story

A delightful account of two people against the backdrop of the Burma campaign. Nurses served close to, and sometimes behind the enemy lines in Burma. It is a story that has never been told well and this book puts that right – Most Highly Recommended.

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U-Boat 977, The True Story of the U-Boat That Escaped to Argentina

There have been many claims and conspiracy theories about U-Boats fleeing to South America and other destinations in the closing stages of WWII. This is a true account of one U-Boat that reached Argentina – whether it is the full story may be the subject of debate, but this is a very interesting account by the commander of U 977 – Most Highly Recommended.


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