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Japanese anti-submarine aircraft of World War II are not well documented and this book is the first in English with full technical details of these historic aircraft and illustrations of their fascinating colour schemes.
Celebrating a century of the world's oldest independent air force, The RAF at 100 showcases vivid and evocative images from the Mirrorpix archive that trace the story of the RAF from its earliest days through wartime and peacetime and into the modern age.
By Steve Bond
Fascinating stories of air defence from the Cold War to their withdrawal from the RAF in 1968.
Having learned their trade on the subsonic MiG-17, pilots of the Vietnamese People's Air Force VPAF received their first examples of the legendary MiG-21 supersonic fighter in 1966. Soon thrown into combat over North Vietnam, the guided-missile equipped MiG-21 proved a deadly opponent for the US Air Force, US Navy...
In 2018 the RAF is one hundred years old. In his new book, destined to be a classic, Patrick Bishop examines the high point of its existence - the Second World War, when the Air Force saved the nation from defeat then led the advance to victory. A SUNDAY TIMES...
The experiences of the German fighter pilots in the Second World War, based on extensive recollections of veterans as well as primary documents, and diary and flying log book extracts, with photographs from the veterans themselves, many never previously published.
This miscellany brings together the history of the RAF, the people, the aviation lingo and time-honoured traditions of the force we know today. Whether you have RAF experience or you're an enthusiastic supporter from the ground, this remarkable volume will be your guide to the oldest independent air force in...