|Thomas, Capt Rowan T. BORN IN BATTLE - Round the world adventures of the 513th Bombardment Sqdn.||£20.00|
|Winston USA 1st, 1944; 367pp, many photos, ep maps; vg (fine int). Scarce unit history.|
|Thomas, Gordon & M.M.Witts RUIN FROM THE AIR - the atomic mission to Hiroshima.||£12.00|
|H.Hamilton 1st, 1977; 386pp, 28 photos, 4 maps, biblio; nr fine inc d/w. The developments & decisions leading to the dropping of the atom bombs on Japan.|
|Thomas,Gil SHOULDER THE SKY - the biography of a fighter pilot.||£18.00|
|Barker 1st, 1959; 182pp, 6 photos; nr fine inc d/w; Biog. of Wg Cdr M.L.Ffrench Beytagh DFC, C.O. of 602 Sqdn 1942/3.|
Thorburn, Gordon NO NEED TO DIE - American flyers in RAF Bomber Command. Haynes 1st, 2009; 246pp, 37 photos; fine inc d/w
|Volunteers for the war, even into Bombers. Many died, some were prisoners, a few reached decorated leadership rank.|
Thrower, Derek THE LONELY PATH TO FREEDOM - Hale 1st, 1980; 159pp, near fine inc d/w
|A young bomber pilot who escaped twice from captivity and a firing squad, finally survived to freedom.|
Thruelsen, Major Richard & Lt E Arnold MEDITERRANEAN SWEEP - Air Stories from El Alamein to Rome. Duell, Sloan & Pearce USA, 1944; 278pp, 16 attractive col paintings by Major J Lavalle, ep maps; near fine, sl chipped but clean d/w
|Over 50 authentic stories of the U.S. Air Forces in the area. Scarce in UK.|
Tickell, Jerrard MOON SQUADRON - Wingate 1st, 1956; 19 x 13cm, 204pp; nr fine inc d/w.
|Story of the flights from Tempsford & Tangmere in support of Allied agents & the French Resistance.|
|Tillman, Barrett HELLCAT - The F6F in World War 2.||£12.00|
|PSL 1st UK, from USA 1st 1979; 264pp, photos, maps, biblio & notes; vg except several relevant photos stuck in front & rear endpapers by previous owner (the author, Owen Thetford).Illustrated operational history of the type.|
|Tillman, Barrett THE DAUNTLESS DIVE BOMBER OF WORLD WAR TWO -||£10.00|
|Naval Inst. Press, USA, 1976; 232pp, f.illus, biblio, ep maps; vg except additions by previous owner Owen Thetford. Also - Airlife edn, 1993; fine inc d/w - £15.|
Townsend,Peter DUEL OF EAGLES - Simon & Schuster, New York 1st (USA) 1970; large 8vo, 455pp, 14 photos, 3-view drgs of relevant aircraft;nr fine, good (sl chipped) d/w & minor ink annotations made by late author, Robert Wright.
|The years leading to WW 2 & the Battle of Britain from both sides. Also French version "Un Duel d'Aigles"; soft covers, vg - £7.|
|Tuck, Robert Stanford PILOT'S FLYING LOG - (Facsimile) After the Battle, undated; 21 x 13cm, 3ecm thick; fine (with certificate of Authenticity)||£20.00|
Turner J.F. V.C.s of the AIR - Harrap 1st, 1960; 20 x 14cm, 187pp, 32 photos; vg inc d/w; heavily annotated by an unidentified previous owner; including a list of operations, marks identifying pilots or aircraft types, (In this case the annotations might be considered a "plus".
|Graphic accounts of actions leading to VC awards.|
|Turner, John Frayn BRITISH AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II -||£6.50|
|rom 1975 1st; 25 x 19cm, 143pp, f.illus (some col), intro by Bader; fine, sl ragged d/w.|
|Turner, John Frayn THE BADER WING - Airlife, 1990, from Midas Books 1st, 1981; 156pp, 30 illus; fine inc d/w||£13.50|
|Turner, John Frayn THE BADER TAPES -||£13.50|
|Kensal Press, 1986; 221pp; fine inc d/w.Based on taped conversations the author had with Bader and many of his friends.|
Turner, John Frayn THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN -
|BCA 1999; (from Airlife 1st of 1998); 25 x 19cm, 176pp, f.illus; nr fine inc d/w.|
Turner, John Frayn FIGHT FOR THE AIR - Air Battles of World War 2. Airlife 2000; 248pp, f.illus (photos in text); fine inc d/w.
|Van der Kop, Hans THE FLYING DUTCHMAN - an exiting true story of war in the air. PSL 1st, 1985; 248pp, 47 photos; fine inc d/w.||£15.00|
|Flying in the B-25 Mitchells of the 220 (Dutch) Squadron in Europe, c1944.|
|Various authors WINGED WORDS - our airmen speak for themselves.||£7.50|
|Heinemann 1st, 1941; 261pp, 25 illus; vg. Stories selected from broadcasts, Dec 1939 to Feb 1941 about early WW 2 flying operations.|
|Veale,Sydney E. WARFARE IN THE AIR - the RAF at war since the Battle of Britain.||£8.00|
|Pilot Press 1st, 1942 (2nd Imp); 27 x 22cm, 48pp, many good photos, Clarke cut-away drgs of Halifax & Stirling; vg (rear cloth soiled). Good typical publication of the period.|
Verity, Hugh WE LANDED BY MOONLIGHT - Air Data, 1995, from Ian Allan 1st, 1978; 255pp, photos in text; biblio; nr fine inc d/w
|Classic account of the missions to occupied France mainly by Lysanders. Author's postscript for this revised edn.|
Verrier, Anthony THE BOMBER OFFENSIVE - Batsford 1st, 1968; 373pp, 53 illus, 7 maps; vg near (fine mint) , good d/w.
|Detailed study of all aspects, with comprehensive notes & references; ends by criticising the indiscriminate destruction of 1945.|
Vigors, Tim LIFE'S TOO SHORT TO CRY - the compelling memoir of a Battle of Britain ace. Grub St 1st, 2006 (2007 reprint); 265pp, 21 photos; fine inc d/w.
|The author served in 222 Sqdn over Dunkirk & in the B of B; then in the far east with 243 Sqdn; transferred to 453 RAAF flying Buffaloes.|
Vintras R.E. THE PORTUGUESE CONNECTION - Bachman & Turner, London, 1st, 1974; 183pp, 8 photos, biblio; fine inc d/w.
|How Portugal agreed to allow allied air and naval forces to use the Azores as a base for operations against German submarines; also the espionage activities in Lisbon.|
Volkersz, Veronica THE SKY AND I- W.H.Allen 1st, 1956; 200pp, 17 photos; fine, vg d/w
|Leaves from the log book of a British Airwoman in war & peace including the first full story of the Air Transport Auxiliary - one of the stories by those marvellous ATA woman pilots, all essential reading for all WW 2 collectors.|
|Vorozejkin, Arsenij Vasil'evic AEREI DA CACCIA Longanesi, Milano, 1969; 19 x 12cm, 243pp, 20 photos; fine inc d/w||£14.00|
|Translated from Russian into Italian; ; air action in Manchuria in the Russia/Papanese war, which preceded WW 2|
Wainwright, John TAIL-END CHARLIE - One man's journey through a war. Macmillan 1978 reprinted 1st; 187pp, fine inc d/w.
|One of the few accounts by a tail gunner - survivor of 72 raids. A WW 2 classic.|
Walker,Sqdn Ldr Nigel STRIKE TO DEFEND - "A book about some of the men who served in RAF Bomber Command during WW 2" Spearman 1st, 1963; 128pp, 14 plates; nr fine, vg d/w.
|Memoirs of an RAF Navigator.|
|Wallens, R.W FLYING MADE MY ARMS ACHE - SPA 1990; 24 x 16cm, 254pp, photos; fine inc d/w||£20.00|
|An account of flying in the Battle of Britain, being shot down &severely injured, spending endless months recovering, then back to flying, delivering aircraft, then Air Sea Rescue.|
Watts, Anthony J. THE U-BOAT HUNTERS - M & J 1st, 1976; 25 x 18cm, 192pp, f.illus, tables, biblio; vg.
|Largely naval but also air operations.|
Watts, Perry THE 467th BOMBARDMENT GROUP (H) IN WORLD WAR II -
|in combat with the B-24 Liberator over Europe. Schiffer, 2005; 29 x 22cm, 424pp, f.illus; large appendix giving summary of combat missions flown; fine inc d/w.|
|Super art-paper Schiffer presentation.|
|Webster, Sir Charles & Noble Frankland THE STRATEGIC AIR OFFENSIVE AGAINST GERMANY 1939-1945 -||£90..00|
|Vols 2,3 & 4 from a set; fine, near fine d/ws. Also - separate Vols;- Vol 3 (ex-lib but vg) £20; One of the official histories of the second world war.|
|Weeks, John ASSAULT FROM THE SKY - a history of airborne warfare.||£12.00|
|Westbridge Books 1st, 1978; 30 x 22cm, 192pp, f.illus (some col), glossary, biblio; near fine, good d/w.Mainly WW 2, covering German, British & American forces.|
|Wells, Kevin W. AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE NEW ZEALAND SPITFIRE SQADRON Hutchinson, New Zealand, 1984; 30 x 21cm, 168pp, f.illus (photos, sketches, maps, cartoons, 485 Squadron badge; near fine except some Hornby Working -Mens Club stamps on title page.||£25.00|
|Excellent description of the WW 2 history of 485 Squadron with many illus of aircraft and pilots. Lists of pilots and vg portrait sketches by Olive Snell.|