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Richard Hillary: The Definitive Biography of a Battle of Britain Fighter Pilot and Author of the Last Enemy

by David Ross

Richard Hillary was born in Australia in 1919 and brought up in England. Oxford educated, he was a writer foremost who was also a fighter pilot. When World War Two came he joined 603 Sqn and became an ace in...


Jasta Boelcke: The History of Jasta 2, 1916-1918

by Norman Franks

As August drew to a close in 1916, the German Air Service was reeling almost helplessly towards inevitable defeat on the Somme. The Artillery and Feldflieger Abteilungen, the Kampfstaffeln, had been quickly...


Lancaster Down!: The Extraordinary Tale of Seven Young Bomber Aircrew at War

by Steve Darlow

The grandfather of the author was a pilot in a squadron made up of Britons and Canadians. The story of this crew, from 1942 onwards, is so special because, collectively, they experienced everything possible:...


Furies and Fireflies over Korea: The Story of the Men and Machines of the Fleet Air Arm, RAF and Commonwealth who Defended South Korea, 1950 - 1953

by Graham Thomas

With the outbreak of the Korean War, the UN Security Council called on its members to act and 16 nations did, with Britain sending aircraft carriers such as HMS Truimph, from which piston engined Sea Fury fighters...


September Evening: The Life and Final Combat of the 48-Victory Ace Werner Voss

by Barry Diggens

This is the first full-length biography ever written on the life and death of the nineteen-year-old Werner Voss, who was a legend in his own lifetime and the youngest recipient of the Pour le Mérite, Germany's...


Five of the Few

by Steve Darlow

Churchill's 'Few' will forever be remembered by history as men who thwarted the seemingly invincible German war machine, when all seemed lost. They countered the full force of the Luftwaffe in the daylight battles...


Hurricanes over Singapore: RAF, RNZAF AND NEI FIGHTERS IN ACTION AGAINST THE JAPANESE OVER THE ISLAND AND THE NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES, 1942

by Brian Cull

Hurricanes over Singapore is the companion volume to the successful Buffaloes over Singapore published in 2003. It continues the story of the RAF's gallant but futile attempt to stop the might of the Japanese...


Spreading My Wings: One of Britain's Top Women Pilots Tells Her Remarkable Story from Pre-war Flying to Breaking the Sound Barrier

by Diana Walker

The daughter of millionaire racing driver, Woolf Barnato, and granddaughter of Barney Barnato who cofounded the De Beers mining company, by 1936 Diana had had enough of her affluent, chaperoned existence and...


Life's Too Short to Cry: The Inspirational Memoir of an Ace Battle of Britain Fighter Pilot

by Tim Vigors

It is not often that a remarkable gem of a manuscript is uncovered and published. Geoffrey Wellum's First Light was one example. The memoir of Timothy Ashmead Vigors is another. Born in Hatfield but raised in...


Bomber Boys

by Mel Rolfe

Three weeks after Stirling air gunner Doug Fry was reported missing over Germany his mother was still clinging to the vain hope that he was alive. Then a neighbour said she had seen him in the cinema just down...


Down to Earth: A Fighter Pilot's Experiences of Surviving Dunkirk, The Battle of Britain, Dieppe and D-Day

by Kenneth Butterworth McGlashan

In Down to Earth, Squadron Leader McGlashan reflects honestly on his enthralling and diverse RAF career, one that began with the rag and tube of Hawker biplanes in 1939 and closed in the jet era of the late...


Slessor: Bomber Champion: The Life of Marshal of the RAF Sir John Slessor, GCB, DSO, MC

by Vincent Orange

Born in India into a family of soldiers and diplomats, Slessor made the first aerial attack on a Zeppelin and went on to serve in the Middle East over the Western Front in World War I; and postwar on the North-West...


Into Enemy Arms: The Remarkable True Story of a German Girl's Struggle Against Nazism, and Her Daring Escape With the Allied Airman She Loved

by Michael Hingston

Ditha Bruncel's detailed memory of living in Germany during the Second World War provides a rare, first-hand insight into the day-to-day struggle against Nazi oppression, when even small acts of defiance or...


Wolfpack Warriors: The Story of World War II's Most Successful Fighter Outfit

by Roger Freeman

In the later years of the Second World War Germany was subjected to a tremendous onslaught by the bomber commands of both the RAF and USAAF, as well as being assaulted by land. For these twin strategies to succeed...


The Spitfire Smiths: A Unique Story of Brothers in Arms

by Rod Smith

In late 2001 Rod Smith died tragically at his own hand, leaving behind a part-written autobiography and many notes. At the request of his family, his friend, the historian Christopher Shores, took on the task...


To Hell and Back: Experiences of Bomber Command at War

by Mel Rolfe

Following Looking into Hell, published in 1995, Mel Rolfe has researched another twenty stories of gallantry in World War Two.


Hell on Earth: Dramatic First Hand Experiences of Bomber Command at War

by Mel Rolfe

A collection of 20 true stories of bravery, survival, and good and bad luck, involving bomber command during World War II. The following extracts illustrate the drama in this book. 'It is believed that when...


Gunning for the Enemy: Wallace McIntosh  DFC and BAR, DFM

by Mel Rolfe

When the Bank of Scotland recently carried out a survey asking people to name Great Scots, 'Wallace McIntosh - War Hero' was chosen among such illustrious names as John Logie Baird, David Livingstone and Robert...


Tales of My Time

by Raymond Baxter

Raymond Baxter, WW2 fighter pilot, postwar radio and TV commentator at major events from motor races to great State occasions, was later the famous presenter of television's Tomorrow's World. Here he tells his...


Torpedo Leader

by Gibbs (Wing Commander) (DSO DFC & bar)

Written during the war without benefit of hindsight, this is a remarkable and valuable account. A very personal story, its lucid, exciting and readable narrative describes firstly the author's frustrations as...