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Hawker Hurricane Aircraft Manual
A reprint of the official pilot's manual for the
Hurricane. Sections cover controls and equipment, and handling and
flying notes for the pilot. The specs and diagrams for the cadet are here! 33
pgs., 5"x 8", sfbd.
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Air Battles Over Singapore.
Sumatra & Java, Kelly. Written by a Royal Air Force pilot who served in the Far
East in early 1942 before spending three years in a POW camp, this book presents
a vivid account of the fierce air battles between the British Hurricanes and the
Japanese Zeros leading up to the triumphant Japanese invasion of Singapore and
the Dutch East Indies. 305 pages, 62 B&W photographs and illustrations, 6"x
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The Hurricane II Manual
The Hawker Hurricane was an RAF mainstay during the
early years of WWII, and here is a reproduction of the original 1940s maintenance manual.
Detailed and technical, it reveals the secrets behind the Hurricane's
success. It examines the Hurricane's engine, armament, controls, design, and
technical specifications to give a clear picture of the plane's strengths
and limitations. Technical drawings, electrical plans, and cockpit photos
support the text. 384 pgs., 140 illustrations, 5"x 8", hdbd.
Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIC Blueprint
Aircraft Blueprint Drawing
Created by professionals who have painstakingly
recreated and modified vintage drawings, this is a real blueprint - made
directly from a vellum master - of the plane that shouldered the lion's share of
the U.K.'s defense in the Battle of Britain. Measuring a generous 42"x 30", the
detail is stunning.
RAF Fighter. Dick. Designed before the onset of
WWII, this fast and maneuverable fighter became the backbone of the RAF's
Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain. While the Spitfire got the
headlines and the glory, the Hawker Hurricane and the men who flew them were
responsible for the majority of the aerial victories that gave the RAF the
edge over the German Luftwaffe in the crucial days of 1940. 64 pgs., 60
color plus 25 B&W photos, 9"x 12", sfbd.
They Flew the Hurricanes
Stewart. Follow the Hurricane - one of the most
famous British fighters and hero of the Battle of Britain - through its
development and upgrades, then see its service in many theaters of World War
II, including the lesser known Burma campaign and hazardous convoy
protection in both the Arctic and the Mediterranean. 224 pages, 120
illustrations including a superb selection of rare photographs, 6"x 9",
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Planes and Pilots
Breffort. The Hurricane was the Royal Air Force's first monoplane fighter
and the most widely used RAF fighter during the Battle of Britain. With more
than 200 color photographs and illustrations, this book presents a complete
visual examination of the Hurricane including its wide-ranging service in
combat. 80 pages, 8"x 9", softcover.
The Illustrated History. Birtles. In this fully
illustrated history, the design, development and production of Sudney Camm's
war-winning aircraft are described in detail, including particulars of their
construction. The widely varied operational roles during the Second World
War are examined, and reveal how the Hurricane rose to each new challenge
with which it was presented. The book concludes with a look at the RAF's
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and a review of surviving examples. A
series of comprehensive appendices gives full details of Hurricane
production figures, production variants, and operational service with all
RAF and Royal Navy squadrons and units. This in-depth history of an all-time
classic combat aircraft will appeal to all with an interest in military
aviation and the Second World War. 258 pgs., 150 B&W photos, 7"x 11", hdbd.
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Inside and Out. Hiscock. Descended from some of the
fastest, most beautiful and most effective military aircraft of the 1930s,
the Hawker Hurricane was the RAF's first monoplane fighter and the hero of
the Battle of Britain. This photographic study takes you under the skin of
the aircraft, to show you in detail the design and construction of this
beautiful fighter, including details rarely seen. 96 pgs., 200 B&W photos,
7"x 10", sfbd.
Spirit of the Blue
Peter Ayerst - A Fighter Pilot's Story
Thomas. This book presents the overlooked story of Peter Ayerst, a Royal Air
Force pilot who flew for the entirety of World War II, seeing combat action
at Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain, El Alamein and the D-Day landings as he
flew every marque of Spitfire and Hurricane in the RAF's inventory. Includes
a foreword by Alex Henshaw, the famed test pilot with whom Ayerst worked
after the war. 260 pages, 32 B&W photographs, 5"x 7", hardcover.
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Hurricane & Spitfire Pilots at War
Kelly. This book looks at the operation of the Hawker
Hurricane and the Supermarine Spitfire - the two outstanding British-built
fighter aircraft of World War II - in Europe, the Middle East and the Far East
throughout the war, with many firsthand accounts from pilots who relive exciting
memories of flying the aircraft in combat. 208 pages, 100 B&W photographs, 6"x
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Aviation Elite Vol. 9
No. 43 "Fighting Cocks" Squadron
Saunders. This volume explores the WWII
exploits of No. 43 Squadron, a part of the RAF since 1916. Flying Hurricanes
from November 1939, and re-equipped with Spitfires in early 1943, these
pilots scored 159 kills during the war and over a dozen of them made ace.
This book presents a full picture of the squadron, its men and its aircraft.
128 pgs., 125 B&W photos, 33 color profiles and more. 7"x 9", sfbd.
Aircraft of the Aces Vol. 21
Polish Aces of World War 2
Gretzyngier & Matusiak. Pilots of the Polish
Air Force saw action from the first day of WWII until the final victory in
Europe. Nearly 60 Polish pilots achieved ace status in RAF Hurricanes,
Spitfires, Mustangs and Thunderbolts. 96 pgs., 100 photos, 3-views and 16
pages of color profiles and portraits. 7"x 9". sfbd.
Aircraft of the Aces Vol. 15
Soviet Aces of World War 2
Morgan. No single volume in English has ever
appeared in the West dealing with this intriguing subject area, but now that
restrictions have relaxed in the former Soviet Union, records of the deeds
of the elite pilots of the various Soviet Air Forces are coming to light.
Follow their exploits in their MiG-3s, LaGG-3/5s, Yak-1/3s and lend lease
aircraft such as the Hurricane,
Spitfire, P-39 and P-40. 96 pages, 75 B&W photographs and 12 pages of color
profiles. 7"x 9", softcover.
Aircraft of the Aces Vol. 18
Hurricane Aces 1939-40
Holmes. The Hawker Hurricane was the RAF's first
monoplane fighter. Here is the story of the Hurricane and the heroes who flew
her in the "Phoney War", the Blitzkrieg, and the Battle of Britain. 128 pgs.,
110 photos, 3-views, and 13 pages of color plates. 7"x 9", sfbd.
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Hurricane Walk Around
MacKay. Features four preserved Hurricane types: An
early Mk 1 with fabric wings, a Mk 1 Sea Hurricane, a Mk XIIB with several
post-war adaptations, and the cannon-armed Mk IICs. In this manner, the basic
range of Hurricane variation is thoroughly examined. Hawker History Hurricane
Illustrated Book. 79 pgs., 175 photos
including period action photos, color profiles and 3-views. 11"x 8", sfbd.
Aircraft of the Aces Vol. 57
Hurricane Aces 1941-45
Thomas. This book presents the Hawker Hurricane and
its top pilots in widespread action with Allied forces on several fronts,
including its service as a fighter-bomber on the Channel Front, operations
in India and Ceylon and, in the Sea Hurricane variant, its role as the
principal fighter for the Fleet Air Arm in the Mediterranean. It's a
wonderful look at Britain's first monoplane fighter. 96 pgs., B&W photos and
color artwork, 7"x 9", sfbd.
Hurricane in Action
Scutts. The Hurricane is assured a place in the
Aviation Hall of Fame as the first monoplane fighter to enter service with
the RAF, and the first British fighter to exceed 300 mph in level flight.
Here is the story of the development and service of the Hurricane, with 100+
B&W photos, variant detail with differences highlighted, and 10 color
profiles. 50 pgs., 11"x 8", sfbd.
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Flying to the Limit
Hardbound Aircraft Book
Testing World War II Single-Engined Fighter
Caygill. Learn the strengths and weaknesses of seventeen different World War
II fighter aircraft from the U.K., the USA and Germany in this book that
examines test results and pilots' own firsthand accounts. Covered aircraft
include the Hurricane,
Spitfire, Bf 109, Fw 190, Buffalo, Tomahawk (Warhawk), Airacobra, Mustang,
Martlet (Wildcat), Thunderbolt and Corsair - all legendary types that saw a
great deal of wartime action. 224 pages, 80 B&W photographs, 6"x 9",
Nine Lives of a Fighter Pilot
A Hurricane Pilot in World War II. Kelly. This book
traces the wartime career of the author, who flew Hawker Hurricanes in
several operational theaters. Covering eight major flying incidents in which
either good luck or quick reaction narrowly averted disaster, the
culmination of his WWII career was in the ninth incident. With no aircraft
left to fly, the author was captured and survived three years in a Japanese
POW camp. 144 pgs., B&W photos, 6"x 9", hdbd.
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Fight for the Sky
The Story of the Spitfire & Hurricane. Bader. This,
the only book by the legendary "legless" ace Douglas Bader, uses superb
illustrations to trace the development of the Spitfire and Hurricane and
describes the nail-biting actions of "The Few" - those who flew them against
far superior numbers of enemy aircraft. Also includes contributions from
other fighter aces such as Johnnie Johnson, "Laddie" Lucas and Max Aitken.
224 pages, 6"x 9", softcover. 0024011 2
Hurricanes Over Tobruk
The Pivotal Role of the Hurricane in the Defense of
Tobruk, January-June 1941, Cull. Based on official records, logbooks and
diaries, including much new material from Italian and German sources, this
is an action-packed account of the relative handful of Hurricane pilots -
supported by RAAF and SAAF colleagues - who flew daily against overwhelming
odds while Rommel's troops attempted to penetrate the critical defenses at
Tobruk. 224 pages, 75 B&W photographs, 6"x 9", hardcover.
Hurricanes Over Singapore
RAF, RNZAF and NEI Fighters in Action Against the
Japanese over the Island and the Netherlands East Indies, 1942. Cull. This
companion volume to the book above continues the story of the RAF's gallant
but futile attempt to stop the might of the Japanese invasion force in its
quest to conquer the islands of the Netherlands East Indies. Expertly
researched and told by the pilots themselves when possible, this volume
reveals much about a little-known chapter of World War II. 256 pages, 20
pages of B&W photographs, 6"x 9", hardcover.
Hurricanes Over Malta
June 1940-April 1942
Cull & Galea. Based on official records along with personal diaries, journals
and reminiscences of participants, this is a definitive account of the gallant
band of RAF and Commonwealth pilots who flew Hurricanes in defense of Malta -
and maintained control of the Mediterranean - until help in the guise of
Spitfires finally arrived. 320 pages; 24 pages of B&W photographs, many
previously unpublished; 6"x 9"; hardcover.
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The Log and Journal of
Flying Officer William Marsh
Jones. Follow Marsh from his days as a schoolboy through his RAF training in
England and Canada, and into his first operational squadron and later to
North Africa, where he flew Hurricanes against Rommel. Descriptions of the
conflict include eye-witness accounts of the sinking of the Ark Royal. 352
pgs., 230 photos, 6"x 9", hdbd.
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An Illustrated History. Mason. Although its reputation
was never that of the Spitfire, the Hawker Hurricane matched the best aircraft
of Britain's enemies. This book represents the culmination of the author's vast
Hawker experience and research and has become the standard, authoritative work
on this famous WWII fighter. 254 pgs., color and B&W photos, 8"x 10", sfbd. 0006126 2
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Hurricane Over the Jungle
120 Days Fighting the Japanese Onslaught in 1942.
Kelly. In late October 1941, the twenty-two pilots of No. 258 Squadron RAF left
Scotland for a then unknown destination. This is the personal account of one of
those pilots, Terence Kelly, who relates the events of 120 days of bitter aerial
engagements at Singapore, Sumatra and Java, by the end of which all had been
either killed or taken prisoner by the Japanese. 234 pages, 110 B&W
illustrations, 6"x 9", softcover.
Young Man, You'll Never Die
This well written and extremely entertaining memoir
follows the author - a Hurricane and Spitfire pilot - from enlistment in the
RAF at age nineteen through the end of the war, showing you wartime life in
Burma, Malaya, and North Africa, where the desert environment with its sand
and flies and life under canvas made living and flying a daunting
experience. 224 pages, 30 illustrations, 6"x 9", hardcover.
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Battles Over Britain
The Archaeology of the Air War. de la Bedoyere.
Using archaeology as a tool to examine WWII, author analyzes the ruins of
planes, airfields, and city centers for a different perspective on the war's
impact on Britain. Book extensively covers excavations of a
Spitfire, Hurricane and
Messerschmitt - as well as surviving aircraft now in museums. All
combined, this is a real tribute to the British aircrews of WWII. 192 pgs.,
30 color and 93 B&W photos, 6"x 9", sfbd. 0005675
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Tanks, Aircraft and Warships of World War II, Miller.
WWII inspired the invention of weapons the likes of which the world had never
seen. Explore the technology and battle-zone achievements of such groundbreaking
tanks as German Tigers and Panthers, Russian T-34s, and American M3s. Then
review superb aircraft such as the Messerschmitt Bf 109, the
and Spitfire, the American Mustang and B-17, and the Japanese Aichi Val and
Zero. Finally, look at mighty battleships including the Bismarck, aircraft
carriers like the Yorktown, and lethal undersea submarines. All of these and
many more are described in dramatic detail and illustrated in stunning photos,
color artwork, and maps. 272 pgs., 400 B&W and color photos, maps, 8"x 11", hdbd. ">0006857
Flying the Battle of Britain. Davidson & Taylor.
This book, which reintroduces "the few" that flew in the Battle of Britain,
includes interviews with 25 veteran fighter pilots whose accounts, combined
with the historical narrative, show what is was like to fly in combat.
Illustrated with period photographs and archival material, it's a vivid
portrait of the fighter boys; their Spitfires,
Messerschmitts; and the famed battle. 255 pgs., 80+ photos, color illus.,
7"x 9", hdbd.
The Most Dangerous Enemy
A History of the Battle of Britain. Bungay. This
book explores the history of the British battle that galvanized the public
imagination and symbolized the destiny of a nation. But in this rigorous
re-investigation of the Battle of Britain, the author reveals unexpected
truth behind many time-honored myths through assessing the development of
radar or the relative merits of the Spitfire,
Hurricane, and Messerschmitt
and more. 500 pgs., 45 B&W photos, maps, 6"x 9", sfbd.
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Aviation Art and Free Book
Flight Lieutenant Tom Dalton-Morgan and his wingman hurry their Hurricane Mk.Is
of 43 Squadron back to base at Tangmere after taking on Luftwaffe raiders high
over the south coast of England. 25"x 18" limited edition, numbered print is
signed by the artist and by Battle of Britain pilots Group Captain
Dalton-Morgan, Group Captain Billy Drake and Wing Commander Paddy Barthropp.
And, as an added bonus, you'll also receive Dalton-Morgan's autobiography, Tommy
Leader, with a matching number. #0077091 215.00
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A Summer Bright and Terrible
Winston Churchill, Lord Dowding, Radar, and the Impossible Triumph of the
Battle of Britain.
Fisher. This rich and deeply human account of the Battle of Britain and Lord
Hugh Dowding, the eccentric man who led the RAF during its finest hour,
presents the true history of how Dowding stood up to Churchill to force
acceptance of his own ideas - bringing the modern, multi-gunned Hurricane
and Spitfire into existence and insisting this scientists investigate the
invisible rays that became salvation of Britain. Part military history, part
science, and part biography, it's an incredible story that has been lost
until now. 304 pages, 15 B&W photographs, 6"x 9", hardcover.
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