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BOMBER COMMAND / COSTAL COMMAND / FLEET AIR ARM / ARK ROYAL / ATLANTIC BRIDGE - 5 ITEMS., Air Ministry / Admiralty.

Author Name    Air Ministry / Admiralty.

Title   BOMBER COMMAND / COSTAL COMMAND / FLEET AIR ARM / ARK ROYAL / ATLANTIC BRIDGE - 5 ITEMS.

Binding   Stapled in Wraps

Book Condition   Very Good -

Publisher   London His Majesty's Stationery Office

Seller ID   28867

Five World War II publications issued for the Air Ministry and the Admiralty by the Ministry of Information between 1941 and 1945, 9" H. 1. Bomber Command: The Air Ministry Account of Bomber Command's Offensive Against the Axis September, 1939 - July, 1941 - 128 pp, 1941, b&w photographs (including aerial), maps - Contents: War Telegram; Captains and Crews; First Blood: Attacks on the German Fleet; White Bombs: The Leaflet Raids; Campaign Against Odds: Norway; Western Front: The Battle of Flanders; Long Distance Attack: Italy; Mining the Enemy's Coast; Why the Invasion Armada Never Sailed; Day Offensive in the North Sea; The Battle of the Atlantic; The Mind that Plans: Operations Control; The Crew that Strikes: Night Raid; The Attack on Nazi Industry; The Damage in Germany; One Thing is Certain. 2. Coastal Command: The Air Ministry's Account of the Part Played by Coastal Command in the Battle of the Seas, 1939-1942 - 143 pp, 1943, b&w photographs (including aerial), maps - Contents: "It's the 'Bismarck'!"; Plot of Operations; The Men and the Aircraft; Flying Start: September 1939; The Fight for Norway; Heinkel-haunted Skies: the Attack on the West; Seeking the Raider in his Lair; Ten Million Miles of Sea; Ocean Rendezvous; The Attack on the U-Boats; The Big Bad Wulf; Rescue Missions and Secret Missions; Blockade by Mine and Bomb; Torpedoes Running Strongly; Their Spirit is Serene. 3. Fleet Air Arm - 127 pp, 1943, b&w photographs (including aerial), maps - Contents: The Swordfish Strike in Bomba Bay; Afirfields Afloat: The Carriers; The Aircraft of the Fleet; When a Sailor Learns to Fly; "Those in Whose Work They Trust"; Frigates of the Air; Spotting for the Fleet; The Triumph at Taranto; Find, Fix and Strike; "We Will Go Up and Fight"; Roof Over the Convoy; Long Odds: From Dunkirk to Crete; Desert Squadrons; In Support of the Army: Norway to Madagascar; The Shape of Things to Come: North Africa; In the Great Company of the Navy. 4. Ark Royal - 63 pp, 1942, b&w photographs, map - Contents: "Where is the Ark Royal?"; The Building of the Ark; The Ark Goes to War; Ocean Search: The Hunt for the Graf Spee; Norway: At Grips with the Luftwaffe; "This Melancholy Action"; The Long Arm of Force H; "The Convoy Must Go Through"; The Hazard That Beat the Bismark; The Spirit of the Ark. 5. Atlantic Bridge - 75 pp, 1945, b&w photographs, map endpapers - Contents: Overture and Beginners; First to Go: The Hudsons; The Crossing of the Catalinas; The Ferry Service Grows; Over the Top of the World; A Search Party Went Out; The Spans of the Flying Bridge; "Round the Parish": a North Atlantic Tour; A Great Black Rock in the Arctic; Records of the Northern Route; Cargoes and Supercargoes; A Dispatch for Mr. Churchill; Three Thousand Miles to Africa; "Up the Line": Middle East Supply Routes. Interiors - clean and tight, ArkRoyal has small soft creasesa top/bottom corners of first twenty pages. Exteriors - Bomber Command: light lean to spine, light edge wear - a little more on spine, light curl to front corners which migrates into pages, wrinkling on spine. Coastal Command: ight lean to spine, light edge wear - a little more on spine, light small curl to front corners which migrates into adjacent pages, moderate wrinkling on spine and hinges, several small foxing marks on spine. Fleet Air Arm: very small cut at top of rear hinge - migrates into adjacent pages. Ark Royal: very light wear at top/bottom of spine. Atlantic Bridge: very light wear on spine, minor soiling on rear cover.

World  War  II,  Bomber  Command,  Royal  Air  Force,  Air  Ministry,  Admiralty,  Ark  Royal,  Aircraft  Carriers,  Graf  Spee,  German  Navy,  Norway,  Luftwaffe,  Force  H,  Convoys,  Bismarck,  Naval  Air  Operations,  Swordfish,  Bomba  Bay,  Royal  Navy,  Taranto,  Torpedo  Aircraft,  Eyes  Of  The  Fleet,  Dunkirk,  Crete,  Desert  Squadrons,  Madagascar,  North  Africa,  RAF,  RN,  Heinkels,  U-Boats,  Submarines,  Rescue  Flights,  Secret  Missions,  Blockades,  Bombs,  Mines,  Torpedoes,  German  Fleet,  Western  Front,  Flanders,  Italy,  Minelaying,  Mining,  North  Sea,  Battle  Of  Atlantic,  Night  Raids,  War  Propaganda,  RAF  Transport  Command,  Ocean  Ferry,  Hudsons,  Catalinas,  North  Atlantic,  Arctic,  Africa,  Supply  Routes,  P.B.Y.,  Newfoundland,  Gander,  Guba,  Flying  Boats,  Royal  Canadian  Air  Force,  U.S.A.A.F.,  Dorval,  Nassau,  Bahamas,  Goose  Air  Base,  Flying  Fortresses,  Iceland,  Liberator,  Labrador,  Ventura. 

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