|Rivaz, Richard. TAIL GUNNER -||£10.00|
|Jarrolds 1st, 1943; 19x13cm, 96pp, 10 photos, 5 sketches; pages browned, f. cover stained. Now rather scarce little book by a tail gunner.|
River W.L. MALTA STORY - based on the diary and experiences of F.O. Howard M.Coffin RAF Dutton, USA 1st, 1943; 222pp, ep maps, 4 pages from Coffin's diary; cloth sl soiled, untidy owner's nsme on half-title page.
|Description of wartime life in Malta, mostly in the city's bars!|
|Robertson,Bruce LANCASTER - THE STORY OF A FAMOUS BOMBER -||£20.00|
|Harleyford 2nd Imp1965, from 1st,1964; 29 x 22cm, 216pp, f.illus; . Includes cut-away drgs, shaded 3-views, details of Lincolns, Lancastrians, Shackletons & serial numbers of all Lancasters built. fine, (without d/w)|
|Robertson,Bruce SPITFIRE - THE STORY OF A FAMOUS FIGHTER -||£18.00|
|Harleyford 2nd rev'd edn, 1961 from 1960 1st; 29 x 22cm, 211pp, photos, 3-view shaded plans, photos, lists etc; good (some pages very slightly damp-crinkled, not affecting text etc), vg d/w -|
Robertson, Terence CHANNEL DASH - the drama of 24 hours of war. Quality BC, 1958; 208pp, 8 photos; fine, nr fine d/w. inc d/w.
|The eventual spotting, by air, of the Scharnhorst & Gneisenau battleships as they ran from Brest through the Channel - and the subsequently RAF attacks, including the action by Esmonde's Swordfishes.|
|Robinson, Anthony RAF FIGHTER SQUADRONS IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN -||£16.00|
|A & A.P. 1st, 1987; 36 illus, map; fine inc d/w .Mainly covers 19, 41, 56, 74, 85, 92, 101 & 303 Sqdns; lists & biblio.|
Roe, F.Gordon THE BRONZE CROSS - A tribute to those who won the Supreme Award for valour in the years 1940-45. Gawthorn, 1945; 25 x 19cm, 124pp, portrait photos; near fine.
|The history of the VC and a pictorial record of recipients.|
Rosignoli, Guido AIR FORCE BADGES & INSIGNIA OF WORLD WAR 2 - Blandford 1st, 1976; 20 x 14cm, 200pp, 66 pages of col illus; fine inc d/w.
Ross, David RICHARD HILLARY - definitive biography of a Battle of Britain fighter pilot & author of "The Last Enemy" Grub St, 2000; 399pp, 63 photos, biblio; fine, vg d/w.
Rothenstein,Sir William MEN OF THE R.A.F. - forty portraits with some account of life in the R.A.F. OUP 1st, 1942; 25 x 16cm, 134pp; vg (scribble on front endpaper), torn remains of d/w.
|Contains "A layman's Glimpse" by Lord David Cecil, a poem by John Masefield & 40 of the author's celebrated drawings of RAF leaders & aircrew, with a list of all his RAF works.|
Roy, Jules RETURN FROM HELL - Kimber 1st, 1954; 229pp, 9 photos; trans from French; fine, good d/w.
|Notes from a bomber pilot's diary - his experiences & feelings; Roy was a Free French Air Force pilot who won the DFC & Croix de Guerre.|
Russell, Sir Herbert ARK ROYAL - the story of a famous ship. J. Lane 1st, 1942; 19 x 12cm, 92pp, 4 photos; fair (endpapers moth-eaten at corners, cloth damp-marked - but text& plates vg.
|Early wartime account of the famous aircraft carrier and its actions.|
Sakaida, Henry & Koji Takaki GENDA'S BLADE - Japan's Squadron of Aces - 343 Kokutai. Ian Allan "Classic" 2003; 31 x 23cm, 208pp, f.illus; fine inc d/w.
|Detailed description of many of the actions in which the squadron fought, with good illus of squadron members and aircraft inc a small colour section.|
Sampson R.W.F. with Norman Franks SPITFIRE OFFENSIVE - a fighter pilot's war memoir. Wren's Park 2002 (from Grub St 1st, 1994); 182pp, 66 photos; nr fine inc d/w.
|Dieppe operation with 602 Sqdn, Fligjht Commander with 131 Sqdn, to Command of 145 (Free French) Sqdn in 1945.|
Sanders, Bruce BOMBERS FLY EAST - Jenkins c1943; 186pp, 9 photos; fine, good d/w.
|Bomber, Coastal & Ferry Commands.|
|Sanders, James OF WIND AND WATER - A Kiwi Pilot in Coastal Command.||£12.00|
|Airlife Mallinson Rendell (NZ), reprint 1990 (NZ) from 1st of 1989; 146pp, 20 photos, super drgs in text; fine inc d/w. Author flew daylight reconnaissance sorties in the Mediterranean theatre, then anti-shipping off the Scandinavian coasts.|
|Sargent, Eric ALLIED AND ENEMY AIRCRAFT -||£6.50|
|"Sampson Low 2nd, c1941; 19 x 13cm, landscape; 139pp. photos; vg int, spinecloth split & worn. Full-page photos with text opposite."|
Sarkar, Dilip BATTLE OF BRITAIN - 60th ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE - the photographic kaleidoscope, Vol III. Ramrod Pubs, 2001; 24 x 17cm l'scape, 180pp, pictorial; fine inc d/w.
|Portrait photos (from unofficial and private sources) and histories of some of the "few" and those associated with the battle.|
Saville-Sneath R.A. BRITISH AIRCRAFT - Vol 2 Penguin, Aircraft Recognition Series, 1944; 19x13cm landscape; 224pp, photos ofaircraft & engines, 3-view silhouettes; vg.
|Saville-Sneath R.A. AIRCRAFT OF THE UNITED STATES - Vol 1:||£10.00|
|Penguin, Aircraft Recognition Series,1945; 19x13cm landscape; 256pp, photos ofaircraft & engines, 3-view silhouettes; vg.|
|Saward, Dudley "BOMBER" HARRIS - The authorised biography.||£16.00|
|Cassell 1984; 347pp, 32 photos, 5 maps; fine inc d/w. Career story from WW 1 night-fighters through the difficult '30s to Bomber Leader in WW 2; most of book covers WW 2.|
Sayer, Lee & Vernon Ball TAG ON A STRINGBAG - Aspen Pubs, 1994; 340pp, 27 photos, picture boards; near fine. AUTHOR SIGNED.
|Training & operations, including the "Channel Dash"|
Schiffer (pub'r) WARPATH - A STORY OF THE 345th BOMBARDMENT GROUP (H) "THE AIR APACHES" IN WW 2 Schiffer facsimile reprint, 1997; 29 x 22cm, 298pp, f.illus; fine inc d/w
|Includes a full list of the "Men of the 345th"as well as many personnel photos (some poorly reproduced).|
|Schofield, Ernest & R.C.Nesbit ARCTIC AIRMEN - The RAF in Spitsbergen and North Russia, 1942. Kimber 1st, 1987; 253pp, 6 maps/diags, 58 photos; fine inc d/w.||£18.00|
|One of the scarcer Kimber books on WW 2 subjects; fascinating account of the lesser-known wartime operations in the far north.|
|Scott, Stuart R. BATTLE AXE BLENHIEMS No 105 Squadron RAF at war 1940-1 Sutton pubs, 1996; 235pp, f.illus; Foreword by Sir Ivor Broom; near fine inc d/w||£16.00|
|The author's uncle was lost on the last of his quota of 30 operational flights in 105 Squadron.|
|Scutts, Jerry LION IN THE SKY - US 8th Air Force Fighter Operations, 1942-45.||£14.00|
|PSL 1st, 1987; 24 x 20cm, 152pp, f.illus; fine, near fine d/w. The fighter side of the well-documented 8th AF bomber operations.|