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Wings

(2012)
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The Royal Air Force is synonymous with its heroic achievements in the summer of 1940, when Winston Churchill's 'famous few' held Goering's Luftwaffe at bay in the Battle of Britain. For much of the 20th century, warplanes were fixed in the world's imagination, a symbol of the modern era. But within the space of a hundred years, military aviation has morphed from the exotic to the mundane.

Aviators have always seemed different from soldiers and sailors - more adventurous, questing and imaginative. In both world wars air aces dominated each side's propaganda, capturing hearts and dreams.

Writing with verve, passion and sheer narrative aplomb, Patrick Bishop brings us a rich and compelling account of military flying from its heroic early days to the present. With Patrick in tow, the crime-fighting couple's covert plans take a dramatic turn when they learn that the feisty elderly lady who passed on her suspicions about Hamlyn to the police has been strangled. And as Ingrid and Patrick observe the rude and aggressive Hamlyn, it soon becomes clear that someone is observing them...

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Hardback Editions

April 2013 : UK Hardback

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ISBN: 0-7531-5326-2 / 978-0-7531-5326-0 (UK edition)
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October 2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: Wings: The RAF at War, 1912-2012
Author(s): Patrick Bishop
ISBN: 1-84887-892-3 / 978-1-84887-892-1 (UK edition)
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Paperback Editions

April 2014 : UK Paperback

Title: Wings
Author(s): Patrick Bishop
ISBN: 0-7531-5327-0 / 978-0-7531-5327-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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June 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Wings: The RAF at War, 1912-2012
Author(s): Patrick Bishop
ISBN: 1-84887-893-1 / 978-1-84887-893-8 (UK edition)
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Audio Editions

April 2013 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Wings
Author(s): Patrick Bishop
ISBN: 1-4079-3834-7 / 978-1-4079-3834-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
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April 2013 : UK Audio CD

Title: Wings
Author(s): Patrick Bishop
ISBN: 1-4079-3835-5 / 978-1-4079-3835-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
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April 2013 : UK MP3 CD

Title: Wings
Author(s): Patrick Bishop
ISBN: 1-4079-3836-3 / 978-1-4079-3836-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
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April 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Wings: One Hundred Years of British Aerial Warfare
Author(s): Patrick Bishop
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April 2013 : UK Audio edition
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