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Image for Masters of the Universe?: N.A.T.O.'s Balkan Crusade

Masters of the Universe?: N.A.T.O.'s Balkan Crusade

By: Ali, Tariq (Editor)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Verso: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021084


xviii + 429pp, index. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Camouflage and Markingsof the US Navy / USMC Volume 2 1955 - 1975

Camouflage and Markingsof the US Navy / USMC Volume 2 1955 - 1975

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Japan, Model Art Co Ltd: 2005

Seller ID: 021319


108pp, illustrated throughout with photographs, camouflage and markings schemes, colour paint chart. Japanese text with some english lines which aid identification of aircraft illustrated. Softback, a VG copy. Useful reference for the aircraft modeller. View more info

Image for A Towering Control: The Story of Britain's Airfields

A Towering Control: The Story of Britain's Airfields

By: Bannerman, Kenneth P.

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Glasgow, IS Enterprises: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017624


379pp, 48pp illustrations. Black boards, slight ageing to page edges, overall a VG clean tight copy in a Good+ (small area of marking to lower rear front corner) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for International Series of Monographs in Aeronautics and Astronautics, Symposia Division, Volume 12. Fatigue of Aircraft Structures: Proceedings of the Symposium Held in Paris, 16th-18th May 1961

International Series of Monographs in Aeronautics and Astronautics, Symposia Division, Volume 12. Fatigue of Aircraft Structures: Proceedings of the Symposium Held in Paris, 16th-18th May 1961

By: Barrois, W / Ripley, EL (Editors)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Pergamon Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016525


xi + 362pp, illustrations. A collection of 16 essays. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in (edge chipped with small loss, some creasing, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Years Flew Past: 40 Years at the Leading Edge of Aviation

The Years Flew Past: 40 Years at the Leading Edge of Aviation

By: Beamont, Roland 'Bee'

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017546


192pp, index, bibliography, 11 appendices, photographs, including 8pp in colour. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. The author was one of Britain's greatest pilots, this book includes his wartime reminiscences together with experiences as Chief Test Pilot for the English Electric Canberra, and later one of only 3 pilots to fly the ill-fated TSR2. Scarce. View more info

Image for Testing the Early Jets. Compressibility and the Supersonic Era

Testing the Early Jets. Compressibility and the Supersonic Era

By: Beamont, Roland / Foreword By Sir Peter Masefield

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021774


143pp, index. bibliography, black and white photographs, technical data. Blue boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Naked Pilot: The Human Factor in Aircraft Accidents

The Naked Pilot: The Human Factor in Aircraft Accidents

By: Beaty, David

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Methuen Publishing Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017614


viii + 310pp, index, bibliography, appendix, drawings, 8pp plates. Black boards, general browning to pages, light wear, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. This book focusses on the 'why' of aircraft accidents. View more info

Image for MiG: 50 Years of Secret Aircraft Design

MiG: 50 Years of Secret Aircraft Design

By: Belyakov, RA / Marmain, J

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020963


xiii + 481pp, index, photographs, drawings, specifications. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for No.2 (S): A History of the Douglas Skyraider AEW.1

No.2 (S): A History of the Douglas Skyraider AEW.1

By: Blackbushe Aviation Research Group

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Hampshire, Blackbushe Aviation Research Group: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018878


56pp, black and white photographs, drawings showing markings. Large format softback, slight sunning to top edge of front cover, general light reading wear, a VG copy. Monograph featuring information on every Skyraider in Royal Navy service. Useful reference for the aviation modeller and historian alike. View more info

Image for The Airfields of Lincolnshire Since 1912

The Airfields of Lincolnshire Since 1912

By: Blake, Ron / Hodgson, Mike / Taylor, Bill

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Leicester, Midland Counties Publications: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017567


296pp, 15 appendices, plans, black and white photographs throughout. Blue boards, light ageing only, an excellent clean tight copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Hunters: The Hawker Hunter in British Military Service

Hunters: The Hawker Hunter in British Military Service

By: Bowman, Martin

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Stroud, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019641


viii + 152pp, index, photographs throughout, most in colour. Black boards, a VG copy in (closed edge nick) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Camera Above the Clouds. Volume 3. The Colour Collection

Camera Above the Clouds. Volume 3. The Colour Collection

By: Brown, Charles E. / Compiled and Edited By Anthony Harold

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021633


148pp, index, fabulous colour photographs throughout. Blue boards, slight edge rubbing, a Vg copy in a Good (closed edge tear to rear, nick to one corner, minor loss only, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Miles Aircraft since 1925

Miles Aircraft since 1925

By: Brown, Don Lambert

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Putnam & Co: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019120


ix + 420pp, illustrated. Blue boards, browning to pages edges, from a smoker's collection so slight aroma, overall a VG clean tight copy in (slight colour fading to spine and adjacent edges, price-clipped) dustwrapper. Comprehensive monograph on the aircraft company started by two brothers in 1925. One of the scarcest titles in the Putnam's series. View more info

Image for More I Learned About Flying from That

More I Learned About Flying from That

By: By the Editors of 'Flying', Compiled By Nigel Moll, Associate Editor

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017625


xii + 174pp. Brown boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Includes articles on various aspects of flying, including what to do if you lose half of your wing in a mid-air collision! Panic?! View more info

Image for Vickers VC10 (Crowood Aviation)

Vickers VC10 (Crowood Aviation)

By: Cole, Lance

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Wiltshire, The Crowood Press Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019324


173pp, index, bibliography, appendix, drawings, photographs throughout including 8pp in colour. Black boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in a Good+ (crease to front flyleaf, slightest fading to spine) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Hornet File

The Hornet File

By: Cooper, Lewis G.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Kent, Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019670


148pp, bibliography, glossary, production aircraft histories, drawings, photographs throughout. Laminated boards, light ageing only, slight sunning to covers, overall a VG clean tight copy. Comprehensive monograph covering design and development through to service and eventual demise. Uncommon. View more info

Image for 100 Years of Advertising in British Aviation

100 Years of Advertising in British Aviation

By: Cruddas, Colin

Price: £12.99

Publisher: Stroud, The History Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017438


192pp, index, fully illustrated, much in colour. Black boards, a new copy in dustwrapper. This beautifully illustrated book brings together for the first time the myriad artworks used by aviation organisations, flying schools and manufacturers to promote their products over the past century. Though simple in style and produced In black and white at the onset of flying in this country, some of the nation's top artists were soon commissioned to provide more sophisticated a... View more info

Image for Spitfires Over Israel: The First Authoritative Account of the Air Conflict During the Israeli War of Independence, 1948 - 49

Spitfires Over Israel: The First Authoritative Account of the Air Conflict During the Israeli War of Independence, 1948 - 49

By: Cull, Brian / Aloni, Shlomo / with David Nicolle

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Grub Street: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021442


360pp, indexes, 5 maps, appendices, tables, over 200 black and white photographs. Brown boards, light ageing, a VG copy in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. Includes extensive extracts of conversations from pilots involved in the conflict. View more info

Image for Douglas DC-3 - 60 Years and Counting. A Look at the Douglas DC-3 More Than 60 Years After Its First Flight and Its Varied Roles in Today's World

Douglas DC-3 - 60 Years and Counting. A Look at the Douglas DC-3 More Than 60 Years After Its First Flight and Its Varied Roles in Today's World

By: Davies, Ed / Thompson, Scott A / Veronico, Nicholas A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, Aero Vintage Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020808


160pp, 5 appendices, photographs throughout, some in colour. Large format softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Airlines of Asia Since 1920

Airlines of Asia Since 1920

By: Davies, REG

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Paladwr Press: 1997

Edition: First USA Edition

Seller ID: 020811


xiii + 572pp, index, maps, charts, photographs, bibliography. Gilt on blue boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Red Eagles: America's Secret MiGs. The United States Air Force Secret Cold War Training Program. New Edition, Featuring Recently Declassified Material

Red Eagles: America's Secret MiGs. The United States Air Force Secret Cold War Training Program. New Edition, Featuring Recently Declassified Material

By: Davies, Steve / Foreword By General J Jumper

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Osprey Publishing: 2012

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 021785


400pp, index, glossary, 4 appendices, endnotes, 32pp photographs, most in colour. Blue boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in (slightly creased) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Century Jets: USAF Frontline Fighters of the Cold War. F-100 Super Sabre; F-101 Voodoo; F-102 Delta Dagger; F-104 Starfighter; F-105 Thunderchief; F-106 Delta Dart

Century Jets: USAF Frontline Fighters of the Cold War. F-100 Super Sabre; F-101 Voodoo; F-102 Delta Dagger; F-104 Starfighter; F-105 Thunderchief; F-106 Delta Dart

By: Donald, David (General Editor)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: USA, AIRtime Publishing, US: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021246


288pp, index, colour illustrations, drawings, camouflage and markings. Black boards, (production) crease to front endpaper, overall a VG copy in a near VG (price-clipped, edge creasing, nick and small loss to spine head) dustwrapper. An excellent reference for the aviation modeller. View more info

Image for Encyclopedia of World Military Aircraft. Single Volume Edition. The World's Current Military Aircraft - Full Technical Descriptions, Specifications, Colour Photographs and 3-view Drawings.

Encyclopedia of World Military Aircraft. Single Volume Edition. The World's Current Military Aircraft - Full Technical Descriptions, Specifications, Colour Photographs and 3-view Drawings.

By: Donald, David / Lake, Jon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Aerospace Publishing Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017601


448pp, index, over 1400 illustrations including drawings and photographs, many in colour. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for The Korean Air War

The Korean Air War

By: Dorr, Robert F. / Thompson, Warren

Price: £30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Motorbooks International: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020345


192pp, index, bibliography, appendices, 150 colour and 50 black and white photographs, most from the personal photo archives of Korean War veterans and are previously unpublished. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for T-34 mentor in Action. Aircraft No. 107

T-34 mentor in Action. Aircraft No. 107

By: Drendel, Lou

Price: £10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Squadron/Signal Publications: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019164


50pp, fully illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings, plus 2pp colour centrefold showing markings. Landscape format softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for TAC: A Pictorial History of the USAF Tactical Air Forces 1970 - 1977 - Aircraft Specials series (6012)

TAC: A Pictorial History of the USAF Tactical Air Forces 1970 - 1977 - Aircraft Specials series (6012)

By: Drendel, Lou

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, Squadron/Signal Publications: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019959


64pp, photographs throughout including 8pp in colour. Large format softback, general light reading wear, light ageing only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Die Deutschen Raketenflugzeuge, 1935 - 1945. Die Entwicklung einer umwälzenden Technik

Die Deutschen Raketenflugzeuge, 1935 - 1945. Die Entwicklung einer umwälzenden Technik

By: Dressel, Joachim / Griehl, Manfred

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Motorbuch Verlag: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019274


200pp, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, drawings. Laminated pictorial boards, light wear only, slight spine fading, a VG clean tight copy. German text only. The development of German Rocket Planes. View more info

Image for British Flying-Boats and Amphibians 1909 - 1952

British Flying-Boats and Amphibians 1909 - 1952

By: Duval, GR

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Putnam & Co: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018664


268pp, index, 2 appendices, drawings and black and white photographs throughout. Blue boards, light ageing to contents, a VG clean tight copy in a Good+ (colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for British Flying-Boats and Amphibians 1909 - 1952

British Flying-Boats and Amphibians 1909 - 1952

By: Duval, GR

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Putnam & Co: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019201


268pp, index, 2 appendices, drawings and black and white photographs throughout. Blue boards, light ageing to contents, a VG clean tight copy in (very slight colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for I Learned About Flying From That Volume 3

I Learned About Flying From That Volume 3

By: Flying Magazine Editors

Price: £12.00

Publisher: USA, TAB Books Inc: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016692


xi + 221pp, not illustrated. Laminated pictorial boards, slight colour fading to spine otherwise an excellent clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Volare in Coro

Volare in Coro

By: Gianfranco da Forna

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Italy, Magnus Edizioni: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020121


126pp, colour photographs, colour drawings, loose sheet of colour emblems of the flying display teams. Landscape format hardback, blue boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper, housed in a VG slipcase. Mainly Italian text, with parallel English text detailing each display team. Pictorial album of the various aerobatic flying display teams and their aircraft from around the world. View more info

Image for Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot: Close Air Support Aircraft

Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot: Close Air Support Aircraft

By: Gordon, Yefim / Dawes, Alan

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Wiltshire, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020849


176pp, index, 2 appendices, photographs including 8pp in colour. Black boards, light wear only, a VG copy in a Good (creasing/short internal tear to rear panel) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot: Close Air Support Aircraft

Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot: Close Air Support Aircraft

By: Gordon, Yefim / Dawes, Alan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Wiltshire, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021601


176pp, index, 2 appendices, photographs including 8pp in colour. Black boards, slight bumping to corners, a VG copy in (slight edge creasing) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Chinese Air Power: Current Organisation and Aircraft of All Chinese Air Forces

Chinese Air Power: Current Organisation and Aircraft of All Chinese Air Forces

By: Gordon, Yefim / Komissarov, Dmitry

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Surrey, Midland Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021594


400pp, colour photographs, maps, charts, line drawings and data tables. Red boards, light wear only, a VG copy. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for Russian Airliners Outside Russia

Russian Airliners Outside Russia

By: Gordon, Yefim / Komissarov, Dmitry

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Leicestershire, Midland Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021752


160pp, colour illustrations throughout. Large format softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for No.39. The Observer's Basic Book of Aircraft: Military

No.39. The Observer's Basic Book of Aircraft: Military

By: Green, William (Compiler)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021630


272pp, index, 140 black and white photographs, 406 drawings (silhouettes by Dennis Punnett). Buff boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in (colour fading to spine, a few rubs, not price-clipped) dustwrapper. Print code 1853.166. View more info

Image for Windsock Datafile No. 098 - The LVG B.I

Windsock Datafile No. 098 - The LVG B.I

By: Grosz, Peter M.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hertfordshire, Albatros Productions Limited: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019787


32pp, 91 black and white photographs, 1:72 and 1:48 scale drawings, colour scheme to rear cover. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Texans and Harvards in Latin America

Texans and Harvards in Latin America

By: Hagedorn, Dan

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Kent, Air Britain Historians Ltd: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019828


352pp, drawings, photographs throughout, some in colour. Laminated pictorial boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for English Electric / BAC Lightning

English Electric / BAC Lightning

By: Halpenny, Bruce Barrymore

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021591


199pp, index, appendices, photographs throughout including 8pp in colour. Red boards, light ageing, small mark (paper flaw) to front endpaper, a VG copy in a Good+ (colour fading to spine, some edge creasing/minor nicks) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Royal Air Force in Cambridgeshire Part 4. The Histories of RAF Upwood and RAF Warboys

The Royal Air Force in Cambridgeshire Part 4. The Histories of RAF Upwood and RAF Warboys

By: Hamlin, John F.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: John F. Hamlin: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015419


72pp, illustrated. Blue card covers, light wear only, owner's details (author Marion Hebblethwaite) to title page otherwise a VG clean tight copy. Uncommon. View more info

Image for The Goodyear Airships (Second Revised and Enlarged Edition)

The Goodyear Airships (Second Revised and Enlarged Edition)

By: Hansen, Zenon

Price: £17.50

Publisher: USA, Airship International Press: 1979

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 017909


124pp, illustrated throughout with drawings and black and white photographs, plus colour photographs to verso of covers. Large softback, corner creasing to covers and tips of rear pages, overall a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Brassey's Battlefield Weapons Systems & Technology Series Volume XI: Military Helicopters

Brassey's Battlefield Weapons Systems & Technology Series Volume XI: Military Helicopters

By: Harrison, PG / Everett-Heath, EJ / Moss, GM / Mowat, AW

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Brassey's (UK) Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020805


xvi + 155pp, index, bibliography, glossary, drawings, photographs, self-test questions and answers. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Customs and Traditions of the Royal Air Force

Customs and Traditions of the Royal Air Force

By: Hering, Squadron Leader PG (Foreword By Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Dermot A Boyle)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Gale & Polden Ltd: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021421


xv + 243pp, colour frontispiece, illustrated throughout mainly in black and white. Bright blue boards, small sellers label to front pastedown, a VG copy in a Good+ (slight edge chipping, fading to spine, a few marks) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Half a Century: Soviet Transports. A Review of Fifty Years of Aerial Transport Design and Production in the Former Soviet Union.

Half a Century: Soviet Transports. A Review of Fifty Years of Aerial Transport Design and Production in the Former Soviet Union.

By: Hillman, Peter / Jessup, Stuart / Morris, Tony / Ottenhof, Guus (Compilers)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Middlesex, The Aviation Hobby Shop: 2000

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 020949


520pp, not illustrated. Includes details of almost 40,000 registrations / serials of 32,500+ individual transport aircraft and helicopters of sixty types operated both civil and military; 31,500+ registrations / serials with a confirmed construction number. This is the third fully revised edition. Laminated pictorial boards, light wear only, a VG copy. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for Air Mail: An Illustrated History, 1793 - 1981

Air Mail: An Illustrated History, 1793 - 1981

By: Holmes, Donald B.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publications: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021149


ix + 226pp, index, references, bibliography, 250 illuastrations, some in colour. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Personalised gift dedication signed and dated by the author on verso of page preceding title page. View more info

Image for Images of England: Croydon Airport

Images of England: Croydon Airport

By: Hooks, Mike

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stroud, The History Press: 2012

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 020227


128pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Softback, an excellent clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Winning Back the Sky: A Tactical Analysis of Terrorism

Winning Back the Sky: A Tactical Analysis of Terrorism

By: Hubbard, David G

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, Saybrook Publishing Co: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017623


xvi + 141pp. Quarter bound in brown buckram over white boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Mandarin Blue: RAF Chinese Linguists - 1951-1962 - in the Cold War

Mandarin Blue: RAF Chinese Linguists - 1951-1962 - in the Cold War

By: Hunt, Reginald C / Russell, Geoffrey L. / Scott, Keith G.A.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020914


xv + 194pp, illustrated. Softback, an excellent clean tight copy. Personal experiences of the authors and their peers, some 300 airmen, most of them National Servicemen, who, around fifty years ago, were selected to study spoken Chinese and then sent on operational duty to the Crown Colony of Hong Kong, at the time still a remote output of Empire. The authors, themselves former Chinese linguists, have drawn on previously classified documents in the National Archives whic... View more info

Image for Mandarin Blue: RAF Chinese Linguists - 1951-1962 - in the Cold War

Mandarin Blue: RAF Chinese Linguists - 1951-1962 - in the Cold War

By: Hunt, Reginald C / Russell, Geoffrey L. / Scott, Keith G.A.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021612


xv + 194pp, illustrated. Softback, an excellent clean tight copy. Personal experiences of the authors and their peers, some 300 airmen, most of them National Servicemen, who, around fifty years ago, were selected to study spoken Chinese and then sent on operational duty to the Crown Colony of Hong Kong, at the time still a remote output of Empire. The authors, themselves former Chinese linguists, have drawn on previously classified documents in the National Archives whic... View more info

Image for Mandarin Blue: RAF Chinese Linguists - 1951-1962 - in the Cold War

Mandarin Blue: RAF Chinese Linguists - 1951-1962 - in the Cold War

By: Hunt, Reginald C / Russell, Geoffrey L. / Scott, Keith G.A.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021613


xv + 194pp, illustrated. Softback, an excellent clean tight copy. Personal experiences of the authors and their peers, some 300 airmen, most of them National Servicemen, who, around fifty years ago, were selected to study spoken Chinese and then sent on operational duty to the Crown Colony of Hong Kong, at the time still a remote output of Empire. The authors, themselves former Chinese linguists, have drawn on previously classified documents in the National Archives whic... View more info