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Billy Beckett in the Battle of Britain By George Loew
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Billy Beckett, a test pilot in the not too distant future, is attempting to fly faster than the speed of light. As he approaches the 'light barrier', he is thrown into a time warp and find himself in... More > the midst of the Battle of Britain.< Less
Battle of Britain, August-October 1940 By Air Ministry
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An Air Ministry Account of the Great Days From 8th August-31st October 1940. An early wartime official account of the Battle of Britain as seen from the British side. Originally published in 1941. 33... More > pages.< Less
The Bat and the Blitz By Erika Tracy
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In a world where magic isn't always accepted, Britain has welcomed magic-users and put them to work. Now, it needs their help to survive the Blitz, even if their service isn't altogether legal.
Behind Yesterday By Richard Taylor
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Thomas Watson, a current day history professor, mysteriously finds himself in the middle of the Battle of Britain. He also discovers being married to a woman he doesn’t know, but learns to... More > love. Armed with his knowledge of history, but absent memories of his “past,” they become a critical part of the most important battle of the twentieth century.< Less
Dear Rosaline Episode 01 By David Martinez
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May 1940 - Germany is conquering western Europe and has its eyes set on Britain. Across the Atlantic, civilian pilots are being secretly being recruited to join the fights, in defiance of America's... More > Neutrality Laws... Inspired by real events, "Dear Rosaline" is a story about the summer that changed the world as seen by individuals who find themselves caught up in a turning point in history.... This self-published, non-professional work is a labor of love, and great care has been made to follow history as close as possible.< Less
The Attic By Fran Caldwell
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No one really believes in ghosts in the Twenty-First Century, do they? Strachan (pronounced 'Strawn', per the Gaelic) Marshall, staunchly practical and down-to-earth, certainly doesn’t, even... More > as she finds herself in an attic in a derelict house across from her apartment in Toronto, where she finds herself transcribing Celia’s story of life in England during World War II. It’s more than a bit strange, but is it really a ghost story? When Strachan produces a beautifully written book about Celia, people are bound to ask questions. She knows little about Canadian history, let alone Britain’s. The truth would mark her a psychotic, so she lies. Only those closest to her know about The Attic.< Less
The Attic By Fran Caldwell
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Young Toronto graphic artist Strachan (pronounced ‘Strawn’ per the Gaelic) Marshall is a loner and could be considered something of a loser. Things change dramatically when she is... More > compelled to check out an attic in an eerie, derelict building, and finds herself feverishly "transcribing" the journal of Celia, a young Englishwoman from decades earlier, who relates her experiences in war-torn Britain. Naturally, practical Strachan refuses to coin the word "ghost”. The whole thing is an exciting adventure. When she produces a poignant memoir, which focuses on the apparently doomed affair between Celia, a WAAF (Women’s Auxiliary Air Force), and Alex, an RAF serviceman, with detailed descriptions of the era which appear to be as accurate as if Strachan had lived through it herself, people are bound to have questions. Telling the truth would mark Strachan as psychotic, so she lies, saying she did a lot of research. She didn’t. Only those closest to her know about The Attic.< Less
We Fought Them On The Seas By Ian Menzies
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This splendid book is far more than one man’s memoir. While it is certainly that, it is also a dramatic account of one of the twentieth century’s most critical times. Ian Menzies takes us... More > into the crucible of World War II as the drama was played out on the seas. Written with eloquence and authority, this book is a richly detailed and vivid account of life on a British destroyer with its hours of boredom interrupted by harrowing episodes of naval battles and sea rescues. Menzies writes of acts of wartime courage and humanitarianism, and he includes moving accounts of the sinking of The Empress of Canada, the Murmansk convoys, and the D-Day task that earned the D.S.C (Distinguished Service Cross).< Less
We Fought Them On the Seas: Seven Years in the Royal Navy By Lieut. Ian S. Menzies, D.S.C. R.N.V.R.
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This splendid book is far more than one man’s memoir. While it is certainly that, it is also a dramatic account of one of the twentieth century’s most critical times. Ian Menzies takes us... More > into the crucible of World War II as the drama was played out on the seas. Written with eloquence and authority, this book is a richly detailed and vivid account of life on a British destroyer with its hours of boredom interrupted by harrowing episodes of naval battles and sea rescues. Menzies writes of acts of wartime courage and humanitarianism, and he includes moving accounts of the sinking of The Empress of Canada, the Murmansk convoys, and the D-Day task that earned the D.S.C (Distinguished Service Cross).< Less
Hawker Hurricane Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By Royal Air Force
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The Hawker Hurricane flew in the Battle of Britain against the German Luftwaffe. While Spitfires took on Nazi fighters, the Hurricanes assaulted enemy bombers. Between 8 August and 21 September ... More > 1940 Hurricanes scored 1,593 kills out of the 2,739 total claimed. The plane was designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd. This pilot's flight operating manual was standard issue to R.A.F. pilots during WWII. Although this manual has been slightly reformatted to 8.5x11, care has been taken to preserve the authenticity of the text. Please note: British manuals are somewhat sparse in their descriptions and photos when compared to American manuals. Please look at the book preview before purchasing.< Less