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Former OC BBMF commends Flying the Icon: Spitfire

Former OC BBMF commends Flying the Icon: Spitfire

We are delighted to have received an endorsement for Jarrod Cotter’s ‘Flying the Icon: Spitfire’ from former Officer Commanding Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Squadron Leader Ian Smith MBE. ‘There are numerous reasons why the Supermarine Spitfire rightly deserves the title of 'Icon'.  The superlative creation is the subject of literally hundreds of books covering every single angle of its history.  This one is different, however, and I personally think Jarrod has found exciting new ground with Flying the Icon: Spitfire.  It is a beautifully presented book which is well written and knowledgeable and filled with stunning images, both old...

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Battle of Berlin Failed to Return cover

Battle of Berlin Failed to Return cover

Due out in May 2017 the next book in Fighting High Publishing's Failed to Return series.

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353rd Fighter Group book

353rd Fighter Group book

Delighted to present the cover for what will be our first 2017 publication - 'Slybirds: A Photographic Odyssey of the 353rd Fighter Group' by Graham Cross. Due out Spring 2017.

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75 Years Ago Today

75 YEARS AGO TODAY In Memory of one of the RAF’s Greatest Aces of World War II FLT LT ERIC LOCK DSO DFC & BAR19 APRIL 1919-3 AUGUST 1941 [Excerpt from “A Ruddy Awful Waste” (Fighting High, 2016).] Morning fog cleared around midday on 3 August 1941, and this paved the way for a busy afternoon for 11 Group’s fighter squadrons. Most were involved in “fairly intensive” free-ranging Rhubarb operations, whilst a number of units also undertook convoy patrols, flew sweeps over northeastern France, or attacked shipping off the French coast. Between them, they claimed a total of six destroyed...

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Flying Legends 2016 Book Launch

Flying Legends 2016 Book Launch

Excellent weekend at the IWM Duxford Flying Legends Air Show launching Keith Ogilvie's 'You Never Know Your Luck' and Barry Love's 'March By Moonlight'. Standing left to right in the photograph are Keith Ogilvie, Barry Love, Ken Cothliff, and Rob Owen. Seated left to right are George Dunn DFC, Dave Fellowes LdH, Jo Lancaster DFC, Henry Wagner, Charles Clarke OBE, and David Fraser. If you couldn't make it to Duxford then we do have a few signed copies available in the shop. Our sincerest congratulations to Keith and Barry on their achievement - two books we are extremely proud to...

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