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EFFICIENCY MEDAL (TERRITORIAL): THE RECCE CORPS By ASHER CJ PIRT FRGS
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Asher Pirt has compiled a list of around officers and around 1350 other ranks who served in the Reconnaissance Corps during the Second World War. Each of them were awarded the Efficiency Medal... More > (Territorial). With each man of the Recce Corps, Asher has included his initials, surname, rank, parent unit and service number at the date of the award. The Book includes Gallantry awards and further biographical details where possible. Asher welcomes feedback concerning this publication.< Less
English Electric Canberra By peter dancey
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Conventional in design and seen by some as merely an enlarged Gloster Meteor the Canberra's performance was sufficient to render it immune from the interceptors and fighter types of the day. Its... More > simplicity allowed it to be adapted for a wide variety of roles. Many of these performed well into the early years of the 21st Century. This a brief history of the BAC Canberra 'Queen of the Skies'< Less
Beales Blackbirds By peter dancey
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Beale AFB was home to the Lockheed SR 71 Blackbirds the fastest air aspirated airplane ever to fly at over Mach 3.0. Beales Blackbirds in a history of this phenominal airplane.
Origins of Air Intelligence and Reconnaissance By peter dancey
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This ebook traces the origins of air intelligence, that started on the Western Front during WW I. In particular the German Air Service that was equipped with special high-altitude reconnaissance... More > planes.< Less
Journey Without Boundaries (hb) By MM Diedericks
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This is the extraordinary tale of an extraordinary man. An honestly told story of his military career, of a man who was twice decorated for valour, who pioneered and developed the concept of... More > “small team reconnaissance” within the South African Special Forces. He was a consummate warrior and gentleman and has told his story with humility and a disarming sense that what he did was simply the job he was given, when even the most cursory reading will show that it was anything but simple or easy. From start to finish, his life was truly a ‘Journey without Boundaries’. This version is in black and white. The SA version contains colour photos and is available from http://www.justdone.co.za/< Less
Journey Without Boundaries (pb) By MM Diedericks
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This is the extraordinary tale of an extraordinary man. An honestly told story of his military career, of a man who was twice decorated for valour, who pioneered and developed the concept of... More > “small team reconnaissance” within the South African Special Forces. He was a consummate warrior and gentleman and has told his story with humility and a disarming sense that what he did was simply the job he was given, when even the most cursory reading will show that it was anything but simple or easy. From start to finish, his life was truly a ‘Journey without Boundaries’. This version is in black and white. The SA version contains colour photos and is available from http://www.justdone.co.za/< Less
Fantasy Industry: Perceptions of the South African Special Forces in the Media By Lance Branquinho
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An examination of perceptions of the South African Special Forces (Recces) in the media.
A Greater Share of Honour By Jack Greeff
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As a young Staff Sergeant in the Recces, Jack Greeff became one of the most decorated soldiers in the SADF. Leading two-man reconnaissance patrols deep into enemy held territories and operating under... More > the noses of the enemy, they collected vital strategic information on enemy movements and installations. Using the information gathered, he led raiding parties to the targets to execute what were probably the biggest and most daring acts of sabotage in recent military history. This is a new, updated second edition< Less
FLIGHT, CAMERA, ACTION! The History of U.S. Naval Aviation Photography and Photo-Reconnaissance By Douglas E. Campbell
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The first U.S. Navy aerial photographs were taken in 1913 in support of fleet exercises off Guantanamo, Cuba. Following WWI, a Navy Photographic expedition went north, making the first aerial... More > mapping photos of the Alaskan territory. WWII found Navy shuttermen in the Pacific theatre, performing pre- and post-attack reconnaissance, along with “hitting the beach” to record the war as it unfolded. Shortly after, Navy photographic units were in the Pacific to record early atomic bomb tests. The Navy’s aerial photo reconnaissance mission, both at the front end with the weaponless aircrews and the output of thousands of images and photo interpretation, continued to develop through the mid-20th century. The last aerial photo plane in the Navy’s inventory was retired after flying to the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum Annex at Dulles International Airport in Fairfax County, Virginia. The 74 year odyssey of Navy and Marine Corps aerial reconnaissance photography was finished.< Less
SOLDIER I WAS - WHAT REALLY HAPPENED By Rhys Evans
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British army recce team ambushed and double crossed - blamed for the murder of Serbian soldiers in Bosnia - silver bars stolen and sneaked back to UK - UN wants answers - dodgy drunken platoon... More > Sargent messes things up - soldiers are lost - whats left of the recce team need to get to grips and sort things out - prove the innocence and get revenge.....< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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