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THE WORKS SPITFIRES “a technical analysis” By FABRIZIO COMI
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A new publication that speaks of the little Triumph Spitfire seen from the point of technical and historical view. A great collection of pictures and testimonials on his racing history lived among... More > rally and track and a complete technical analysis related to technology applied to racing by the "Competition Department" Triumph in the years 1964-1965.< Less
THE WORKS SPITFIRES "la tecnica" By FABRIZIO COMI
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Un manuale tecnico descrittivo molto approfondito che illustra la tecnologia degli anni d'oro del reparto corse della Triumph compreso le gesta sportive della piccola Spitfire
Born Out of Wedlock By David McCoy
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With a backdrop of World War II and its aftermath, in England in 1952, the peace of a usually quiet small village in the Chilterns is shattered when an eleven years old boy is the victim of a vicious... More > attack. This triggers the memory of his working-class mother, a nurse at the local cottage hospital, and she thinks back to the terrible events of 1940 and their impact on village life. She wistfully reminisces about her son’s upper-middle-class father, a Spitfire pilot reported missing during the Battle of Britain. In addition to the difficulties and worries due to the war, the boy’s mother and grandmother have to cope with the class system, and the stigma of the boy’s illegitimacy. The people of the village are traumatized and shocked by the tragedy. They are fearful for the safety of their children. Will the guilty criminal strike again? The police are urgently trying to track him down. Can the village return to its erstwhile peace and quiet? The future alone can provide the answer.< Less
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Romance in Zululand By Una Halberstadt
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Matthew Langley, the son of a Yorkshire farming family and R.A.F. Spitfire pilot, had his first glimpse of Natal in 1942 when the troop-ship carrying him to the desert war in North Africa calls at... More > the sea-port city of Durban for a few days to off-load and refuel. He and his friend Robert Hughes are befriended by a Durban family who show them the city and surrounding country-side. He becomes absolutely fascinated with the growing of sugar cane and dreams of one day owning a cane farm of his own. In spite of his severe war injuries he is determined to return to find this farm of his dreams and to work it successfully. In doing so he meets the people of Natal and Zululand who with their warm hospitality and generosity befriend him and help him make his dream a reality.< Less
Born Out of Wedlock By David McCoy
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With a backdrop of World War II and its aftermath, in England in 1952, the peace of a usually quiet small village in the Chilterns is shattered when an eleven years old boy is the victim of a vicious... More > attack. This triggers the memory of his working-class mother, a nurse at the local cottage hospital, and she thinks back to the terrible events of 1940 and their impact on village life. She wistfully reminisces about her son’s upper-middle-class father, a Spitfire pilot reported missing during the Battle of Britain. In addition to the difficulties and worries due to the war, the boy’s mother and grandmother have to cope with the class system, and the stigma of the boy’s illegitimacy. The people of the village are traumatized and shocked by the tragedy. They are fearful for the safety of their children. Will the guilty criminal strike again? The police are urgently trying to track him down. Can the village return to its erstwhile peace and quiet? The future alone can provide the answer.< Less
Before I Forget - large type By Arthur S. Collins
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Author Arthur S. Collins chronicles his passage from university teen in 1939 to pilot with Canada’s 400 Squadron, flying Spitfires and Mustangs in missions over Europe at the height of World... More > War II. Presented as a reconstructed diary, based on recollections and research, the book is a highly personal, witty and compelling description of life experiences typical of a young RCAF airman serving overseas in the early 1940s. The book details his induction and training, the treacherous daily routine of flying sorties, extraordinary bombing missions such as Operation Jericho to free the inmates of a French prison, and the intensive reconnaissance work contributed by the 400 Squadron, dubbed “Eisenhower’s Eyes,” in preparation for the Normandy invasion of 1944. Later becoming an advertising executive, Mr. Collins was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross during the war and, in 2004, was inducted by France into the Légion d'Honneur on D-Day’s 60th anniversary.< Less
Before I Forget - large type By Arthur S. Collins
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Author Arthur S. Collins chronicles his passage from university teen in 1939 to pilot with Canada’s 400 Squadron, flying Spitfires and Mustangs in missions over Europe at the height of World... More > War II. Presented as a reconstructed diary, based on recollections and research, the book is a highly personal, witty and compelling description of life experiences typical of a young RCAF airman serving overseas in the early 1940s. The book details his induction and training, the treacherous daily routine of flying sorties, extraordinary bombing missions such as Operation Jericho to free the inmates of a French prison, and the intensive reconnaissance work contributed by the 400 Squadron, dubbed “Eisenhower’s Eyes,” in preparation for the Normandy invasion of 1944. Later becoming an advertising executive, Mr. Collins was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross during the war and, in 2004, was inducted by France into the Légion d'Honneur on D-Day’s 60th anniversary.< Less
The Onyx Seed By Clifford Beck
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The world is no longer as it was. After a well orchestrated bioterrorist attack leaves civilization in ruins and humanity at the edge of extinction, Marty and Lucas are now on their own. And their... More > escape is not without risk as every step along the way holds the potential for catastrophe. But, on their way to a Marty believes to be a better place, they meet Julie. She is a beautiful, spitfire brunette living in Corpus Christi. The trio quickly becomes a well working group, with a single common goal. But, tragedy is determined to leave its mark as catastrophe catches up to them. Threatening not only their survival, but the bond they share with each other. And moving from place to place. The tension between Marty and Julie grows into a fiery relationship, driven by both sexual attraction and a mutual need to survive. At some point, to find themselves alone, exclusively dependent on each other. But tragedy is still at their heels, destroying everything they care about.< Less
St James' Park, from Shirley Rec to Renovation, 1907-2014 By Michaela A Lawler-Levene
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In 2010-2011, St James' Park in Shirley, Southampton underwent a major programme of restoration and improvements. This book tells the story of how a group of dedicated local residents formed a... More > Friends group and worked with the wider community to change their local park for the better, with help and funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Big Lottery Fund, and Southampton City Council. A fascinating read full of research, old photos and recorded personal stories, this book takes us on a journey in time from before the park's Edwardian origins, through two World Wars, up to today. It not only tells a community and park story — which will be of interest to those seeking inspiration for similar projects in their own community - it also highlights the role of the park in Southampton's military and civil defence during World War Two, and the role played by local residents in the production of Southampton's iconic Spitfire.< Less

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