ISBN 10 : 0750965363
ISBN 13 : 9780750965361
From the Smuts Report to a remotely piloted air system via Trenchard's boots and a 1948 Olympics running vest, discover the rich history and stunning development of Her Majesty's y..
ISBN 10 : 9780750986236
ISBN 13 : 0750986239
It was in the closing year of the First World War, on 1 April 1918, that the Royal Air Force was born from the amalgamation of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service. S..
ISBN 10 : 9780141966830
ISBN 13 : 0141966831
This book takes a dramatically original approach to the history of humanity, using objects which previous civilisations have left behind them, often accidentally, as prisms through..
ISBN 10 : 1526709902
ISBN 13 : 9781526709905
At 18.57 hours on Sunday, 26 May 1940, the Admiralty issued the directive which instigated the start of Operation Dynamo. This was the order to rescue the British Expeditionary For..
ISBN 10 : 0233005242
ISBN 13 : 9780233005249
See the history of World War II in a new light: through 100 carefully chosen items. Selected by two specialists in military history, they range from the public to the deeply, poign..
ISBN 10 : 9781784420772
ISBN 13 : 1784420778
Between July and October 1940, in what became known as the Battle of Britain, a nation held its breath while the pilots of the Royal Air Force battled Hitler's Luftwaffe in the ski..
ISBN 10 : 9781784422448
ISBN 13 : 1784422444
For a hundred years the Royal Air Force has been at the forefront of the UK's defences. In the 1920s and 1930s, the RAF protected Britain's empire; during the Second World War it p..