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80 Years Of Air To Air Combat

Jeremy Flack
1996
Illustrated coffee table book.
1-85648-392-4
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A history of the RAF Servicing Commandos

J.P. Kellett & J. Davies
19

Aces Wild

George Odgers
1988
Child & Associates
A tale of the Pacific War
0-86777-340-5
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Adversity in Success

Extracts from Air Vice marshal Hewitt's Diaries 1939-1948
19

Aeroplane – December, 2002

December, 2002
In this issue, the regular database segment features an in-depth examination of Consolidated's  innovative bomber, the B-24.
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Aeroplane Maintenance Organization and Instructions-Fitters II.E

1941
RAAF
Flight Mechanics Course Notes.
4648
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Air Force.  The RAF In The 1990s

Robert Jackson
1990
Airlife publishing
Four decades of RAF operations.
1-85310-101-X
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Air War over France 1939-1940

Robert Jackson
19

AIRCRAFT

KENETH MUNSON

Aircraft in Profile Volume 5

Martin C. Windrow
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AIRCRAFT of the RAAF

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AIRCRAFT SPOTTERS GUIDE, Vintage Warbirds to Modern Airliners

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AIRPLANE

12 PART MAGAZINE IN BINDER
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An Illustrated History of the RAF

Roy Conyers Nesbit
1991
Colour Library Books
0-86283-814-2
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And Far From Home

John Balfe
1985
Macmillan Co.
Flying RAAF transports in the pacific war and after. Also, attached are pertinent newspaper clippings.
0-333-41507-8
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Anson, Hudson & Sunderland in Australian Service

Stewart Wilson
1992
Aerospace Publications
Recounting the achievements of three reconnaissance bombers.
1-875671-02-1
26

Atlantis Is Missing

Barbara Winter
1979
Angus and Robertson
A true account of Australias most bizarre air rescue.
0-207-14233-5
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Australia's Military Aircraft

Ross Gillett
1987
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Australian Air Ace

Charles Schaedel
1979
Rigby Ltd
The exploits of Jerry Pentland
629-130924
22

Australian Aviators

Jane Barnaby
1973
Cassell Australia
Southern Cross series Historical
304-29951-0
22

Australian Military Aircraft

Ross Gillett
1987
Aerospace publications
Complete analysis of Australian defence force aircraft
0-7316-0363-X
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Aviation: the complete book of aircraft and aviation

David Monday
1980
Octopus Books
Provides a detailed source of reference to all aspects of aviation.
0-70640962-0
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B-24 Liberator in Action

Larry Davis
1987
2 copies
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B-24 LIBERATOR in Detail

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Beaufort, Beaufighter & Mosquito in Australian Service

Stewart Wilson
1990
Aerospace Publications
Recounting the history of three Australian light bombers of WWII.
0-9587978-4-6
26

Boldness be my Friend

Richard Pape
1953
Elek Books
Autobiography;  Dewey # 940.547243
21

Bomber Squadron

Martyn R. Ford-jones
1987
William Kimber
Memories of XV Squadron.
0-7183-0659-7
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BOMBERS 1914 - 1939

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BOSTON, MITCHELL AND LIBERATOR in Australian Service

2 Copies
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British Aircraft Of WW11:

David Mondey
1982
Hamlyn Publlishing Group
Illustrated guide.
0-600-34967-5
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Catalina, Neptune & Orion in Australian Service

2 copies
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Charles Kingsford Smith - Smithy; The Worlds Greatest Aviator

Pedr Davis
1977
Summit Books
Biography;  Dewey # 629.13/092/4
727101447
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COMBAT AIRCRAFT LIBRARY HELICOPTERS OF THE WORLD

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Complete Book of WWII Combat Aircraft

Enzo Angelucci and Partners
2006
VMB Publishers
With full colour illustrations of every aircraft fighter 1933-45.
978-88-540-0829-8
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Consolidated B-24 Liberator Vol 1, Warbird Tech Series

Published:- 1996
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Consolidated B-24 Liberator, Early Models

Aerodata Internationalm No 11
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Dakota, Hercules& Caribou In Australian Service

Stewart Wilson
1990
Aerospace Publications
Examines the three major RAAF transport aircraft.
0-9587978-5-4
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DESERT BONEYARD

DAVIS MONTHAN
A.F.B. ARIZONA
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Desert Fist

Ian Black
1991
Allied Airpower for Desert Storm. A Pilot's View
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Early Birds

H.C. Miller
1976
Rigby Limited
There is a 'Magnificent Men' flavour about Horrie's adventures before WW 1 becoming more sombre when he joins the Royal Flying Corps and sees service in France.
0-7270-0135-3
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Endurance

Alwyn Jay
1996
The history of aircrew participation in Liberator operations of Coastal Command 1941-1945
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Enemy Coast Ahead

Guy Gibson
1946
Michael Joseph
Autobiography.
21

Fight For The Sky:

Douglas Baser
1973
Bath Press
a story of the spitfire and the hurricane.
0-283-99840-7
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Fighter And Bomber Squadrons At War

Andrew Brookes
1983
Promotional Reprint Co. Ltd
Coffee table book.
1-85648-246-4
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Fighters Jeremy Flack

1996
Promotional reprint Company
Illustrated coffee table book.
1-85648-330-4
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Fighters, 1914-1945

Bill Gunston
1978
Summit Books
The frail fighter of WW1 was eventually challenged by the first fighter proper – fast and manoeuvrable.
0-7271-0184-6
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FIGHTING AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WARS ONE AND TWO

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Flight Log Book_M.G. Isaac

Complete with his personal memorabilia
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Flight.  The History Of Aviation

John Batchelor
1990
Transworld Publishers
Coffee table book
1-86325-086-7
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Fly West

Ivan Southall
1974
Angus & Robertson
Autobiography.
00-207-13002-7
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Flying Corps Hq 1914-1918

Maurice Baring
1985
Redwood-Burn Limited
0-907675-44-1
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Frigate Bird

P.G. Taylor
1953
Halstead Press
Autobiographical
22

Ghosts, A Time Rembered

Philip Makanna
1979
Holt, Rinehart & Winston
0-03-047716-6
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Halifax and Wellington

By Chaz Bowyer and Armand Van Ishoven.
Printed in China
This 256-page hard cover book is divided into two distinct sections: the story of the Halifax; and, that of the Wellington. These aircraft are different in size and purpose. They were, however, the backbone of RAF Bomber Command in the early years of WWII, before being - to some extent - displaced by later types. A photo of the cover & the contents: Halifax & Wellington.
ISBN: 1-85648-173-5
Top Shelf

Halton and the Apprentice Scheme

Bill Taylor
19

Harrier - Ski Jump to Victory

By John Godden
19

HAWK

By Roy Braybrook
1984
British Aerospace
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Heroic Australian Air Stories

Terry Gwynn-Jones
1981
Rigby publishers
Coffee table book
0-7270-1421-8
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Hurricane Messerschmitt

Chas Bowyer
1995
Promotional Reprint Company
1-85648-148-4
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Illustrated History Of Aircraft

Brendan Gallagher
1977
Octopuss Books
0-7064-0600-1
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In Just Five Years

By Kevin O'Reilly
2009
The RAAF and Nhill in World War II 1941-1946
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JANE'S ALL THE WORLD'S AIRCRAFT

1973-74
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JANE'S AMERICAN FIGHTING AIRCRAFT OF THE 20TH CENTURY

B

JANES'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AIRCFRAFT - 5 Volumes

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Kookaburra.  The Most Compelling Story In Australian Aviation

Pedr Davis
1980
Lansdowne Books
The rediscovery of a 48 year old crash
0-7018-1357-1
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Lawrence James Wackett

By L.W. Wackett
1972
Aircraft Pioneer
Shelf G

Lincoln, Canberra And F-111 In Australian Service

Stewart Wilson
1989
Aerospace publications
In Australian service
0-9587978-3-8
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Lincoln, Canberra And F-111-Copy1- In Australian Service

Stewart Wilson
1989
Aerospace publications
In Australian service
0-9587978-3-8
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Magazine - Air Enthusiast, Eighteen

1982
A Fine Scroll Publication
Stories on the Bristol Dray, MiG, the Razorbacks, a Seversky and more.
0143-5450
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Magazine - Air Enthusiast, Sixteen

1981
A Fine Scroll Publication
Articles on the 'Rise and Fall of the VNAF', America's Spitfires, the RAAF in Greece, and more.
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Magazine - Air Enthusiast, Twenty Five

1984
A Fine Scroll Publication
Stories on the Vicker, unusual formations over California, a little known aerial conflict over France and more.
25

Magazine – Aeroplane Monthly, Aug12 'Iced Diamond' P99

To mark the 20th anniversary of the Diamond Lil's flight from Texas to the UK in the year of the 50th anniversary of the USAAF's arrival in Great Britain David J. Hastings describes the Artic leg of the bomber's epic flight.
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Magazine – Aeroplane Monthly, Jun98 'The Australian B-24 Takes Shape

Page 10; the story of the rebuild of A72-176.
24

Magazine – Air Classics, Dec75 'Ghost Squadron Contrails', P33

The CAF has to use vast amounts of dollars, tequila, and Texas persuasion to obtain one of the last B-24s
24

Magazine – Air Classics, Dec75 'Preservation Profiles No.4', P26

The story of the Airspeed Oxford MK. 1 V3388.
24

Magazine – Air Classics, Sep71 'The Lady With a Hundred Faces', P8

No aircraft in history had more face lifts and nasal transformations than the great B-24 Liberator.
24

Magazine – Air Classics, Sep82 Photo of YAF B24 at the March

Field Museum, California
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Magazine – Air Sport, Dec/Jan02 'A72-176 World's Largest Amatuer Built Project', P42

Part 2 of the full story of the re-build by Don Davis – Part 1 published Oct/Nov01
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Magazine – Air Sport, Oct/Nov01 'A72-176 World's Largest Amatuer Built Project', P42

Part 1 of the full story of the re-build by Don Davis – Part 2 published Dec/Jan02
24

Magazine – AirPower, Dec91 'Tiger Revival' re the continuing popularity of the Tiger Moth

P70
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Magazine – Aviation HIstory, Mar03 'Interview: CBI B-24 Pilot', P26

Carl H. Fritsche talks about flying the B-24 on  missions in the China-Burma-India (CBI) region.
24

Magazine – Flight Journal, Fall05 This edition is dedicated completely to the B-24

stories like, 'Just Plane Luck' where surviving had nothing to do with skill.
24

Magazine – Flight Journal, Feb99 'Carpetbaggers', P44

Flying secret missions behind enemy lines.
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Magazine – Trust News, Victoria, Feb99 'Restoration', P27

A brief story of the restoration of A72-176.
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Meteor, Sabre And Mirage In Australian Service

Stewart Wilson
1989
Aerospace publications
In australian service
0-9587978-2-X
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Meteor, Sabre And Mirage In Australian Service – Copy 1

Stewart Wilson
1989
Aerospace publications
In australian service
0-9587978-2-X
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MILITARY AIRCRAFT OF AUSTRALIA

STEWART WILSON
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MILITARY AVIATION LIBRARY, WORLD WAR II UNITED STATES AIRCRAFT

B

Mosquito

Philip Birtles
1980
Hazell Watson and Viney
A pictorial of the DH98.
0-531-03714-2
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Noble Six Hundred Vincent

Adams Winter
1982
James Yeates and son
The story of the Empire Training Scheme
0-9592069-2-2
21

North American B-25A/J Mitchell

By Ernest R. McDowell
Shelf G

On The Road – August, 2011

Gregg Haythorpe
August, 2011
Article on page 38 about the American B-24, called Milady, that crashed on the 17Jan45 on the shores of Darwin Harbour.
20

Outback Airman

Harry Purvis
1979
Rigby Limited
This is the self-told story of Harry Purvis, a man whose life echoes all the adventure and excitement of Australia's aviation history.
0-7270-1064-6
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Pacific Flight P.G. Taylor

1935
Halstead Press
The story of the Lady Southern Cross
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Phantom, Hornet & Skyhawk in Australian Service

Stewart Wilson
1993
Aerospace Publications
Recounting the history of three Australian post-war fighter/attack aircraft.
1-875671-03-X
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PHANTOM, HORNET AND SKYHAWK IN AUSTRALIAN SERVICE

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Pictorial History Of The Royal Australian Air Force

George Odgers
1965
Paul Hamlyn
Coffee table book.  One hardback, one softback
0-7271-0315-6
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Pilot's Notes For Meteor 7 RAF

February, 1952
RAF
N/A These notes cover all aspects of the Meteor 7 such as fuel & oil systems; engine controls and aircraft controls.
20

RAAF Point Cook Historic Air Display

Flying display program – 75 years of service.
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RAF fighter squadrons in the Battle of Britain.

Anthony Robinson
1987
Arms and Armour Press
Battle of Britain History
0-85368-846-X
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Reach For The Sky

Paul Brickhill
Story of Douglas Bader.
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RESTORING MUSEUM AIRCRAFT

ROBERT MIKESH
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Savage Wilderness

Ralph, Barry
2004
University of Queensland Press, Aust.
The epic outback search for the crew of Little Eva
ISBN: 0 7022 3443 5
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Sea Fury, Firefly & Sea Venom in Australian Service

Stewart Wilson
1993
Aerospace Publications
The history of three Australian naval post-war aircraft.
1-875671-05-6
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SEA FURY, FIREFLY AND SEA VENOM IN AUSTRALIAN SERVICE

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Smithy

Ward McNally
1972
Gold Star Publications
The kingsford-smith story.
07260-0080-9
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Smoke Trails In The Sky

Anthony Bartley
1984
William Kimber
From the journals of a fighter pilot
0-7183-0517-5
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Spitfire Into Battle

Ducan Smith
1990
Arrow Books
0-09-950490-1. Autobiography
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Spitfire, Mustang & Kittyhawk in Australian Service

Stewart Wilson
1988
Aerospace Publications
Tells some of the story of the RAAF's involvement with these three aircraft.
0-9587978-1-1
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Strategy And Tactics Of Air Warfare

John Pimlott
1979
Marshall Cavendish books
Historical
0-85685-506-5
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Strike From The Sky

Alexander McKee
1977
Souvenir Press
Battle of Britian story.
23

The 5th Air Force

Gerard Paloque
2009
John Baxter Publications
The 5th Air Force was creatd in 1942 following the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbour
978-2-35250-137-4
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THE AIR FORCE OF TODAY

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The Aviation Book: a survey of the world's aircraft

Fia O Caoimh
2006
A visual encyclopaedia of aircraft complete with the author's hand drawings.
0-818-5618-6
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The Battle Cruiser Hood

John Roberts
1982
Conway Maritime Press
The Hood was the largest, fastest and one of the most 'handsome' capital ships in the world.
0-85177-250-1
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The Battle of Britain

Richard Townshend Bickers
1990
Salamander Books
Historical.
0-732-0479-0
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The Birth Of The RAF

J A Chamier
1943
Isaac Pitman
historical birth.
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The First War Planes

Andrew Kershaw
1971-1972
BPC Publishing
Magazine.
21

The Golden Years

1971
Aust gov pub.
The RAAF 1921-1971
22

The Great Planes

By James Gilbert
1970
In USAAF-USMC-RAF-Free French-NEIAF KON Marine & Foreign Services .
Shelf G

THE HISTORY OF MAN IN FLIGHT

R.A.F. MUSEUM
B

THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF AIRFORCES OF WWI AND WWII

B

THE MILITARY PROPELLOR AIRCRAFT GUIDE

FROM 1914 TO THE PRESENT DAY
B

The Narrow Margin

By Dereck Wood with Dereck Dempster
The definitive history of the Battle of Britain
Shelf G

The Queens Flight

Michael Burns
1986
Blandford Press
Fifty years of royal flying.
0-71737-1888-9
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The RAAF Roulettes History with Autographs

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The RAAf Roulettes Souvenir handout 2001

2001
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The Role of the Bomber

Ronald Clark
1977
Hutchinson Group
0-09-130500-4
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The Royal Australian Air Force & The Royal New Zealand Air Force in the Pacific

Aero Pictorials 3
B

THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY

THE SOLDIER

By Paul Perkins and Michelle Crean
1993
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Shelf G

The Story of Aircraft

By David Charles
1974
Seven Decades of Powered flight. Two copies, one hardback, one softback.
Shelf G

The War Diaries Of Weary Dunlop

E.E. Dunlop
1986
Nelson Publishers
Autoniography
0-17-006667-3
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The Worlds Worst Aircraft

Jim Winchester
2007
Amber books
Light hearted look at 150 aircraft
978-1-84013-959-4
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There And Back

Alan Randall
1985
Graphic Workshop
Reminiscences of No.36 Transport Squadron.
0- 949847-11-9
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Thunder in the Heavens

Martin Bowman
1994
Salamander Books
Classic aircraft of WW11.
1-85501-819-5
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Tiger Moth

Peter Malone
1982
0045-1185
A special issue of the Aviaton Historical Society of Australia Journal;  Volume 22, #1
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Tiger Moth, CT-4, Wackett & Winjeel in Australian Service

Stewart Wilson
1994
Aerospace Publications
Recounting the history of four Australian primary trainers.
1-875671-16-1
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TIGER MOTH, CT-4, WACKETT AND WINJEEL IN AUSTRALIAN SERVICE

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Triumph Over Tunisia

T H Wisdom
1944
W S Cowell
RAF in North Africa.
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US AIR FORCE IN WORLD WAR II

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VAMPIRE, MACCHI AND IROQUOIS IN AUSTRALIAN SERVICE

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Vampire, Macchi, & Iroquois in Australian Service

Stewart Wilson
1994
Aerospace Publications
Recounting the exploits of three Australian post-war aircraft.
1-875671-07-2
26

Vampire, the Complete History

David Watkins
1996
Sutton Publishing
It was the first jet fighter to cross the Atlantic.
07509-1984-1
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War Machines, Air

Published 1975
Shelf D

Warbirds

Jeremy Flack
1996
Promotional reprint Company
Illustrated coffee table book.
1-85648-331-2
21

WINGS - 12 Volumes

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Wings Across The Sea Ross Gillett

1988
Aerospace Publications
History of Naval Aviation; Dewey #: 359.9/0994
0-9587978-0-3
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Wings Resurrected Listing

Details of the aircraft of the Australian Aircraft Restoration Group.
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Wings, August 1944 Vol 3, No 9

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WIRRAWAY, BOOMERANG AND CA-15 IN AUSTRALIAN SERVICE

2 copies
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WW2 Maritime Attack Aircraft

Christopher Chant
1997
Vanwell publishing
An illustrated data guide
1-85501-860-8
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