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Christopher Shores, Brian Cull and Nicola Malizia
This book is signed by Christopher Shores.
At last, here is the second volume of the dramatic story of the air battle for Malta during World War II, written by the acknowledged experts in the field and long-awaited by enthusiasts and specialist historians alike. The long battle had begun in June 1940 with the Italian declaration of war on the Allies, and the consequent decision of the Axis powers to subdue the island in order to control the Mediterranean. The Spitfire Year now takes up where The Hurricane Years left off, and concludes in enormous detail day-by-day the history of the struggle for the island, and the final success of the Allies and islanders themselves in raising the siege.£50.00read more >
Ikuhiko Hata and Yasuho Izawa and Christopher Shores
This book is signed by Christopher Shores.
This book is a companion volume to “Japanese Army Air Force Fighter Units and Their Aces, 1931-1945”, published by Grub Street in 2002. As such it also represents a major updating and rewriting of Messrs Hata’s and Izawa’s earlier book of similar title, published in the USA some 20 years ago. The book commences with a comprehensive account of the operations of navy fighter units throughout the period under review. This is followed by individual sections detailing the history and achievements of each unit involved, be it land-based or aircraft carrier-based.£40.00read more >
Christopher Shores, Giovanni Massimello, Russell Guest, Frank Olynyk & Winfried Bock
This book is signed by Christopher Shores, Giovanni Massimello, Russell Guest & Frank Olynyk.
The first volume of this series dealt with the initial 19 months of the air war over the Western Desert of North Africa. This volume picks up the story as the 8th Army, following its hard-fought success in Operation Crusader, was forced back to the Gazala area, roughly mid-way between the Cyrenaican/Tripolitanian border of Libya and the frontier with Egypt. It covers the lull prior to the disastrous defeat of the 8th Army in June 1942 and the loss of the important port and fortress of Tobruk.£50.00read more >
This edition of Hawker Hurricane Survivors includes a specially designed adhesive bookplate that has been signed by both the author, Gordon Riley and Wg Cdr Tim Elkington, who wrote the book’s foreword.
With 2015 being the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain – arguably the Hawker Hurricane’s ‘finest hour’ – it is appropriate to tell the story of the surviving Hurricanes from around the world. Building on research originally started thirty years ago, the author has delved into the archives to amass new information – and in the process managed to identify positively one particular Hurricane which had proved elusive for more than forty years.£30.00read more >
This book is signed by the author, Tony Blackman
The full story of the Nimrod, and its significance, has now been told. Tony Blackman, who was there at the beginning, test-flew nearly every aircraft and was at Kinloss on the very day the project was cancelled, has written this timely book, covering every facet of its history, its weapons system developments and its tragic accidents. He writes in an approachable way, making technical subjects understandable but his conclusions will, inevitably, not be welcomed by everyone.£12.99read more >
This book is signed the author, Tony Blackman.
In 2007, a restored Avro Vulcan Mark 2 – XH558 – took to the skies to help commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Falklands conflict. To coincide with this the memoirs of one of its test pilots, Tony Blackman, was published to great acclaim. Now the first book about test flying this monumental delta-wing aircraft which dominated the history of the late 20th century is available in paperback.£12.99read more >
This book is signed by the author, Christopher Shores.
This is the story of the Allied air campaign across Singapore, Malaya, Burma, Ceylon and the Philippines during World War II. It documents the Allied underestimation of Japanese ability, which led to the destruction of 50per cent of the British bomber force in two days.£29.95read more >
This is a signed edition by the book’s author, Peter Twiss.
This epic account is the story of the record-breaking Fairey Delta, by the man who flew through 1000mph for the first time in history. It reveals the organisation necessary, the lobbying and the tensions and difficulties.£10.95read more >
This book is signed by its author, Rod Dean.
Fifty Years of Flying Fun covers, in a roughly chronological order, over fifty continuous years of flying. With in excess of 7,000 flying hours on 59 different types – and only one aircraft (Spencer Flack’s Mustang) with a working autopilot – Rod gives a clear, and largely humorous, insight into the operation of a cross section of piston and jet engine vintage aircraft and his undoubted fifty years of fun since the first solo on 19 March 1963.
Tony Blackman, Anthony Wright
As Christmas approaches we are offering this signed edition of Valiant Boys at a reduced price of £18.00! This book has been signed by both Tony Blackman & Anthony Wright.
This book is signed by the author, Lisa Fabry.
The book contains recipes for cakes, teatime treats, pies & pastries, tarts, trifles and cheesecakes, ice creams, sorbets, mousses, custards and creams. So whether you are a practising vegan, lactose intolerant, on a gluten-free diet or simply want luscious desserts without all the calories this is THE book for you.£12.99read more >