|Freeman, Roger A. THE BRITISH AIRMAN -||£12.00|
|A & A.P. 1st, 1989; 175pp, 8O photos; fine, vg d/w ."Experiences of War" series - new angles on the RAF's WW 2 history plus some unusual photos.|
|Freeman, Roger A. THE MIGHTY EIGHTH - A history of the U.S. 8th Army Air Force||£14.00|
|Doubleday version of 4th Imp, 1973 (from Mc & J 1st of 1970); 28 x 23cm, 311pp, f.illus (photos of air personnel, unit histories, col views of aircraft types); near vg inc d/w. The celebrated original work.|
|Freeman,Roger THE U.S. STRATEGIC BOMBER - the doctrine, the war plan, ops against Germany & Japan, the arms, training.||£7.50|
|McD & Jane's 1st, 1975; 160pp, f.illus, statistics; nr fine inc d/w.|
Freeman, Roger A. MIGHTY EIGHTH WAR MANUAL - Jane's 1st, 1984; 28 x 23cm, 320pp, f.illus (photos, airfield plans, maps); fine inc d/w.
|The organisational achievement behind the successes.|
|Freeman,Roger AIRFIELDS OF THE EIGHTH - THEN AND NOW -||£24.00|
|"After the Battle", 5th, 1989; 31 x 22cm, 240pp, f.illus; fine inc d/w. maps & photos of all 8th AF stations, "Then & Now".|
Freeman, Roger A. UK AIRFIELDS OF THE NINTH THEN AND NOW - After the Battle 1994; 30 x 22cm, 256pp, f.illus (location maps, photos); fine inc d/w.
|Illustrated descriptions of 62 airfields used by the Ninth AF.|
Freeman, Roger A. RAIDING THE REICH - the allied strategic bombing offensive in Europe. A & A.P. 1st, 1997; 28 x 22cm, 160pp, f.illus; fine, vg d/w.
|A picture of the bomber operations of RAF & USAF crews; many illustrations of the damage some surviving aircraft sustained.|
|Friedman, Kenneth I. AFTERNOON OF THE RISING SUN - The Battle of Leyte Gulf.||£18.00|
|Presidio USA 1st, 2001; 414pp, 30 photos, maps & diags; fine inc d/w.|
Fry, Garry L. & Jeffrey Ethell ESCORT TO BERLIN -
|Arco (USA) 1st, 1980; 226pp, many photos (some col), col scale drgs, individual personnel histories; nr fine inc d/w; SIGNED BY JEFF ETHELL Story of the 4th Fighter Group, formed from the "Eagle Squadrons", flying Spitfires, Thunderbolts, then Mustangs.|
Fry, Garry L. EAGLES OF DUXFORD - the 78th Fighter Group in World War II. Phalanx USA, 1991; 29 x 22cm, 140pp, f.illus; fine inc d/w.
|Well-illustrated account of the unit's Lightnings, Thunderbolts & Mustangs in action.|
Gallico,Paul THE HURRICANE STORY - Joseph 1st, 1959; 19 x 13cm, 144pp, 25 photos; fine, sl torn d/w.
|Popular-style story of the fighter's service in WW 2.|
Gardner, Charles A.A.S.F. - Hutchinson 1st, 1940; 255pp, 30 photos; good int, cloth faded, fair d/w.
|Personal account of the early months of the war - references to "Cobber" Kain; becoming scarce.|
Garello, Giancarlo REGIA AERONAUTICA E ARMEE DE L'AIR - 1940-1943 Edizione Bizzarri, Rome, 1973; 29 x 21cm, 190pp, f.illus; nr fine inc d/w.
|Italian lang; a history of the French and Italian air forces in WW 2 and their aircraft|
|Garnett, David WAR IN THE AIR - Sept 1939 - May 1941.||£7.50|
|Chatto 1st, 1941; 200pp, 9 illus; vg. Early WW 2 history covering all Commands & theatres; (other copies available)|
|Gelb, Norman SCRAMBLE - A narrative history of the Battle of Britain.||£14.50|
|Joseph 1st, 1986; 286pp, ep maps, 30 photos; fine, near fine d/w (d/w lettering faded).|
Geust, Carl-Fredrik UNDER THE RED STAR - Luftwaffe aircraft in the Soviet Air Force. Airlife 1st, 1993; 26 x 21cm, 168pp, f.illus (photos, line drgs), scource biblio; fine inc d/w.
|German aircraft were purchased by the Soviet Air Force before WW 2 and used for reference bt the Soviet aircraft industry in design ; during WW 2 some Luftwaffe aircraft were captured and some "evaluation" data were obtained at the end of WW 2 on advanced German designs.|
|Gibbs, Wg Cdr Patrick TORPEDO LEADER -||£16.00|
|Grub St, 1992; 206pp, 22 photos; fine inc d/w .Written in 1943 but unpublished until 1992; intended as sequel to "Not Peace but a sword"; author's success as Beaufort Flight Commander is claimed to have altered the strategic policy of the time. Also - Grub St card-cover edn, 2002; fine - £7.50|
Gibbs, Wg Cdr Patrick NOT PEACE BUT A SWORD - Cassell 1st, 1943; 256pp; vg.
|Development of the Beaufort torpedo attack tactics and a personal account of the author's war.|
|Gill,Anton THE GREAT ESCAPE - Review, 2002; 270pp, 30+ photos, diags, maps; fine inc d/w||£12.00|
|The story of the tunnell escape from Stalag Luft III .|
Glancey, Jonathan SPITFIRE - the illustrated biography. Atlantic Books 1st, 2006; 28 x 22cm, 278pp, f.illus, Clark cut-aways on eps; fine inc d/w.
|Full type story, from Schneider precursors through development & operation to latest Marks - including the Seafires.|
Goddard, A.M. Sir Victor SKIES TO DUNKIRK - a personal memoir. Kimber 1st, 1982; 269pp, 17 photos; near fine inc d/w.
|The author had the task of organising the RAF's force in France in 1940 and of supporting Lord Gort in effecting the eventual evacuation - he describes the chaos in between.|
Godwin, George MARCONI 1939-1945 - a war record. Chatto, 1946; 127pp, f.illus; near fine.
|A record of some of the innovations that the Company contributed.|
Golley, John HURRICANES OVER MURMANSK - Flying with the RAF in Northern Russia. PSL 1st, 1987; 215pp, f.illus; biblio; fine inc d/w.
|Story of the squadrons sent to the aid of Russia in 1941.|
Golley, John "...SO FEW" - W.H.Smith for the RAF Benevolent Soc., 1992 (from the limited 1990 edn). 34 x 24cm, 273pp, photos, drgs; fine inc d/w.
|From the original, £1,600, signed edn; artistic impressions of 25 of the surviving participants in the Battle of Britain; facsimiles of the pilots' written stories & signatures; attractive.|
Golley, John AIRCREW UNLIMITED - the Commonwealth Air Training Plan during WW 2.
|PSL 1st, 1993; 192pp, 61 photos; nr fine inc d/w.|
|Goodenough, Simon GREAT LAND, SEA AND AIR BATTLES OF WORLD WAR II - WAR MAPS - WW 2, from Sept 1939 to Aug 1945 air, sea & land, battle by battle.||£10.00|
|Peerage Books 1988 (from 1982 M & J 1st); 31 x 23cm, 192pp, col maps & descriptive text; col boards; fine. Colour maps give chronology of movements & direction of attacks.|
|Gordon, Yefim & Dmitri Khazanov SOVIET COMBAT AIRCRAFT OF THE 2nd WORLD WAR Vol 1; Single-Engined Fighters Midland, 1998; 29 x 22cm, 184pp, f.illus; fine inc d/w||£16.00|
|Edited by P Jarrett & K Ellis|
|Grant, William Newby P-51 MUSTANG -||£7.50|
|Bison 1980 (from US original; 29 x 22cm, 64pp, f.illus (some col); fine inc d/w. Good picture of the famous fighter and some of its contemporaries.|
|Green, William WAR PLANES OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR -||£70.00|
|10-vol set; Macdonald 1961/2 (mostly 1st edns) 14 x 13cms, approx 190pp each; photos, line drawings, data; (Excellent reference books on WW 2 aircraft types); vg but without d/ws - Also - Separate vols; - Vols 1, 2, & 4 (vg or chipped d/ws) £8 ea; ; vols 2, 5 & 6 (without d/ws) £5 ea. Also others - please enquire.|
|Green,William FAMOUS FIGHTERS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR -||£30.00|
|Macdonald 1st, 1957; 28 x 19cm, 128pp, f.illus; fine; AUTHOR-SIGNED DEDICATION. This vol covers 17 types.Also - Second series, 1st, 1962; fine, vg, torn d/w (covers 12 further types) - £8.|
|Green,William FAMOUS BOMBERS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR -||£7.50|
|Macdonald 1st, 1959; 25 x 19cms, 134pp, photos, shaded drgs, line drgs; nr-fine, (Usual 1st edn quality of paper and photos).1st series covers 12 types. Also second series, 1st, 1960; vg - £8; .Also - combined edn; fine, good d/w - £10|
Gribble, Leonard R. HEROES OF THE FIGHTING R.A.F.- Harrap 1st, 1941; 204pp, 16 photos; nr fine, vg d/w.
|Stories of WW 1 & WW 2 actions.|
Gribble, Leonard R. EPICS OF THE FIGHTING R.A.F. - Harrap 1st, 1943; 192pp, 15 photos; vg, fair d/w.
|More stories, following the style of the previous book," Heroes of the Fighting R.A.F.", with one story representative of the F.A.A.|
Grimwood A.R. FLIGHTS AND FANCIES - New Zealand, 1943; 19 x 13cm, 180pp, cartoons in text; near fine, torn remains of d/w; AUTHOR-SIGNED.
|Selected short stories about service life in both world wars. (mostly WW 2) Also another, nr fine (unsigned) £14|