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Ton-Up Lancs : A Photographic Record of the Thirty-Five RAF Lancasters that each completed One Hundred Sorties

By: Norman Franks

Price: $34.95

Publisher: UK, Grub Street: 2015

Seller ID: 002911

ISBN: 1909808261

Condition: New


Ton-up Lancs is a welcome reassessment of a study which first appeared under the 'Claims to Fame' series. Since that publication years ago, information and photographs continued to be sent to and researched and collected by the author, so much so that a complete revision was necessary, with a new 100-sortie aircraft added to the list, and with many more photographs of the aircraft and men who flew in these very special Avro Lancs. Each aircraft's history is recorded, supported by stories from aircrew that flew them, along with what happened to them once - or if - they survived. The most famous... View more info

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The Red Baron's Last Flight: An In-depth Investigation into What Really Happened on the Day Von Richthofen Was Shot Down

By: Norman Franks and Alan Bennett

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Grub Street: 2007

Seller ID: 001914

ISBN: 1904943330

Condition: New


The mysterious events of April 21, 1918, the day the legendary Red Baron met his end, have kept the world captivated for decades. There have been many theories, articles and books concerning exactly what took place but all previous accounts have been over-shadowed by this ground-breaking book. Here is the definitive answer to one of history's most compelling mysteries. Taking you straight to the site of Richthofen's final crash, leading aviation historian Norman Franks and pilot Alan Bennett dissect the evidence and expose what only eyewitnesses could see, complimented by a host of forensic an... View more info