Musings on the worlds of aviation, military and international affairs.
With reviews of books that cover these topics
RAF Biggin Hill Graham Wallace, Putnam, 1957. 1st edn. HB, sl tears to unclipped dj. 288pp. Condition very good. No inscriptions. This is the seminal history of the famous Battle of Britain fighter station covering the period from its foundation until after WW2. It seems to have been the source for many later comments on Biggin. Well researched and written. £30 + postage
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Sqn Ldr William Simpson, Hamish Hamilton, 1945 (8th impr).
Moving account of the travails of a RAF Battle pilot during the Battle of France in 1940.
Good. Inscription on f/p.
£8 inc postage
Around the World in Eight Days – the Flight of the Winnie Mae
Wiley Post & Harold Gatty, John Hamilton / Aviation Book Club 1st edn.
Post was the first pilot to fly solo around the world (Gatty was his nav.) This is the account of their 1931 journey, which brought them fame.
HB, no DJ. Condition very good for age. £8 inc postage