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Another Kind of Courage : Stories of the UK-Based Walrus Air-Sea Rescue Squadrons. 1st UK in dj.

By: FRANKS, Norman L.R.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens Limited, London, 1994, ISBN:1852604417:

Seller ID: 77500


FRANKS, Norman L.R. Another Kind of Courage : Stories of the UK-Based Walrus Air-Sea Rescue Squadrons. London: Patrick Stephens Limited, (1994). FirstUK Printing. Pp. (4),[1]-232, including plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue clo th with gilt lettering to spine. "It was not glamorous, or beautiful, but for downed airmen adrift in the seas around the United Kingdom during the Second World War, the sight and sound of the Walrus seaplane were as preciousas the gift of life itself. As they were hoisted aboard and flown back to dry land, they knew that the 'Shagbat' and its crew had enabled them to ... View more info

Strike from the Sea: A Survey of British Naval Air Operations, 1909-1969. in dj. ex-library

By: JACKSON, Robert

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Arthur Barker, London, 1970,:

Seller ID: 31486


JACKSON, Robert. Strike from the Sea : A Survey of British Naval Air Operations, 1909-1969. L.: Arthur Barker Ltd., (1970). Pp 234. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. Law 0778. Ex-library (discard stamp, pouch, etc.), else vg in dj. 17.50 View more info

Strike from the Sea: A Survey of British Naval Air Operations, 1909-1969. in dj.

By: JACKSON, Robert

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Arthur Barker, London, 1970,:

Seller ID: 95778


JACKSON, Robert. Strike from the Sea : A Survey of British Naval Air Operations, 1909-1969. London: Arthur Barker Ltd., (1970). First UK Printing. Pp 234. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed red. Law 0778. "On 19 July 1918, six Sopwith Camels took off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Furious off the Schleswig coast. Their mission -- to bomb the German Zeppelin sheds at Tondern. It was the first time in history that a force of aircraft had been launched against an enemy objective from an aircraft carrier: the first ever strike from sea. In the h... View more info

Fleet Air Arm : The Admiralty Account of Naval Air Operations.

By: Royal Navy)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: HMSO, London, 1943,:

Seller ID: 21141


(Royal Navy). Fleet Air Arm : The Admiralty Account of Naval Air Operations. London : HMSO, Prepared for the Admiralty by the Ministry of Information,1943. Pp 127. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated wraps. Law 0770. Very good. 35 .00 View more info

Fleet Air Arm : The Admiralty Account of Naval Air Operations

By: Royal Navy)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: HMSO, London, 1943,:

Seller ID: 59062


(Royal Navy). Fleet Air Arm : The Admiralty Account of Naval Air Operations. London : HMSO, Prepared for the Admiralty by the Ministry of Information,1943. Pp. 127. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, stapled illustrated grey w raps. Law 0770. Lightly rubbed, slightly cocked, spine nicked, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Air Power and the Royal Navy 1914-1945 : A Historical Survey. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: TILL, Geoffrey.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Jane's Publishing, London, 1979, ISBN:0 354 01204 5:

Seller ID: 56112


TILL, Geoffrey. Air Power and the Royal Navy 1914-1945 : A Historical Survey. London : Jane's Publishing Co., (1979). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-224, frontis., + [32] pp of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. "Well illustrated with line drawings and photographs, most never published before, Air Power and the Royal Navy 1914-45 identifies the FAA'S [Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm] five essential components: its people, shops, aircraft, organization and operational philosophy. Dealing with each in turn, the author traces the evolution ofthe sinews of what was to become Britain's most potent long-range milit... View more info