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Lindbergh - Superstar! By Arthur McKeown
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On a foggy morning in May 1927 a tall young man took off in a small aeroplane from an airfield near New York. He flew alone: north along the American coast towards Canada, then across the Atlantic to... More > Ireland and England, and then to France. Thousands of people were waiting for him, cheering and clapping. After more than 33 hours and 3,600 miles Charles Lindbergh landed safely. He had suddenly become the world’s first superstar. Lindbergh had changed world flying for ever.< Less
Lindbergh - Superstar! By Arthur McKeown
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On a foggy morning in May 1927 a tall young man took off in a small aeroplane from an airfield near New York. He flew alone: north along the American coast towards Canada, then across the Atlantic to... More > Ireland and England, and then to France. Thousands of people were waiting for him, cheering and clapping. After more than 33 hours and 3,600 miles Charles Lindbergh landed safely. He had suddenly become the world’s first superstar. Lindbergh had changed world flying for ever.< Less
Air Power Album No. 1: United States By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press Air Power Album Series. This series features color and B&W photos and images of American air power from the early 1900s through to the present, including the aircraft and weapons,... More > the men and women, the bases and airfields, the operations and combat, the production and maintenance of the American air forces. This issue features 300 B&W and color photos and illustrations.< Less
Arthur's Ashes By Reg Elliot
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ARTHUR JENKINS, a 60 year old ex-engineer and mediocre cricket coach discovers a bizarre coaching technique which has the ability to dramatically increase cricketers bowling speeds. When astounding... More > performances by his sole pupil gain attention, Arthur is hastily conscripted to carry out a covert assignment by English Cricket Coach, Bob Fryer. ARTHUR’S TASK: to produce six bowlers capable of unheard of speeds. Arthur selects his squad and together they retreat to a disused WWII airfield in Somerset to commence their assignment. A change of heart sees Bob Fryer desert the squad at the last minute. This is the tale of Arthur and his men: HEAD, HEART, GUILE, BOUNCE, WORKHORSE & FEAR.< Less
Tales from the Island By Richard D Jeferies
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Goat Island is a small lump of reclaimed marshland about twelve miles by five miles situated at the Estuary of a major river. Goat Island is unassuming and lacking in distinction. It has only two... More > claims to fame; Firstly there are no known records of goats ever inhabiting the Island, and secondly during the last great war returning bombers from missions across the channel, would discharge any remaining ordinance above it, prior to heading to inland airfields low on fuel. Soon this place and its ensemble cast are about to get a taste of mean vindictive revenge, and Pasta.< Less
Tales from the Island By Richard D Jeferies
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Goat Island is a small lump of reclaimed marshland about twelve miles by five miles situated at the Estuary of a major river. Goat Island is unassuming and lacking in distinction. It has only two... More > claims to fame; Firstly there are no known records of goats ever inhabiting the Island, and secondly during the last great war returning bombers from missions across the channel, would discharge any remaining ordinance above it, prior to heading to inland airfields low on fuel. Soon this place and its ensemble cast are about to get a taste of mean vindictive revenge, and Pasta.< Less
Enemies and Allies By Eric Brady
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This Part 2 of The Jackson story is set in the later years and early Post-war years of WW2. Ron Jackson, now living with Anne Carruthers in Folkestone develops the tiny Transport firm of 2... More > semi-derelict vehicles into a thriving firm and moves into Air Cargo Transport as war ends buying some war surplus aircraft and participates in the Berlin Airlift with its attendant dangers from weather and threatening Russian fighters. Throughout there are battles with his ex-wife (who also re-marries)and Tim decides to join his father and sister Kathleen in Folkestone when 15 yrs. to work in hisd father's Airfield.< Less
The Tempsford Academy By Bernard O'Connor
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After the attack on Pearl Harbour the US joined the war and President Roosevelt allocated a USAAF Squadron to help the RAF in supplying the resistance in occupied Europe. Known as the 'Carpetbagges',... More > this squadron had to spend a month at RAF Tempsford in Bedfordshire UK (Churchill's MOST SECRET Airfield) learning how to fly without lights during the moon period to parachute supplies and secret agents behind enemy lines. This book details the origins of William Donovan's Office of Strategic Services and their work in Britain as well as providing accounts of their missions and the experiences of the Carpetbaggers at what they called 'The Tempsford Academy'.< Less
Return to Holland By Bernard O'Connor
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Following the German occupation of Holland, the Special Operations Executive parachuted in over fifty secret agents. Most were captured and executed. Eleven of the RAF planes that brought them were... More > shot down. Using recently released documents from the National Archives, this book tells the story of three remarkable women, Antonia Hamilton, Trix Terwindt and Jos Gemmeke who, despite these setbacks, volunteered to be flown out of RAF Tempsford, 'Churchill's Most Secret Airfield', and parachuted back to play vital roles on top secret missions prior to liberation.< Less
Return to Holland By Bernard O'Connor
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Following the German occupation of Holland, the Special Operations Executive parachuted in over fifty secret agents. Most were captured and executed. Eleven of the RAF planes that brought them were... More > shot down. Using recently released documents from the National Archives, this book tells the story of three remarkable women, Antonia Hamilton, Trix Terwindt and Jos Gemmeke who, despite these setbacks, volunteered to be flown out of RAF Tempsford, 'Churchill's Most Secret Airfield', and parachuted back to play vital roles on top secret missions prior to liberation.< Less

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