The RAF in World War Two

Books reflecting many aspects of the RAF during the second world war, including squadron histories and the recollections of former personnel in a wide variety of ranks and occupations

60 Aviation Experiences

A collection of true stories contributed by members of the Scottish Saltire Branch of the Aircrew Association whose collective memory spans more than 80 years of aviation history.

60 More Aviation Experiences

Another collection of true stories by members of Scottish Saltire Branch of the Aircrew Association

619 : The History of a Forgotten Squadron

by Bryan Clark
The rediscovered history of a WW2 bomber command squadron

A Bird Over Berlin

by Tony Bird DFC
Experiences of a 61 Squadron Lancaster pilot who later became a POW at Stalag Luft III

A History of RAF Waddington 1916-1945

by Raymond Leach
A detailed illustrated history of this Lincolnshire RAF Station spanning two world wars.

A Member of the RAF of Indeterminate Race

by Cy Grant
The experiences of a West Indian officer in the RAF during World War II

A Pilots Notes

by Ian Rae
Poems of a World War 2 Royal Air Force Flying Instructor.

A Shillings Worth of Promises

by Fred Hitchcock
Escapades of an RAF airman in the UK and Egypt before, during and after World War II

A Virginian in Best Blue

by Parke F Smith
An American pilot's experiences in the RAF 1942-46

A WAAF at War

by Diana Lindo
A former WAAF recalls her eventful wartime years as a sdtaff driver/chauffeur for high-ranking RAF officers and VIPs.

Adventures of a Trenchard Brat

by Ken Bartrop
A former Royal Air Force Apprentice’s experiences in the Royal Air Force 1942-66

Adventures on the Infinite Highway

by Peter Rivington
The airborne exploits of a wartime RAF ferry pilot in Africa and India and postwar as an airline pilot 1938-62

Airborne Animals and Cockpit Companions

by Colin Pateman
An illustrated account of the various animals kept as pets and mascots by wartime airmen

Algiers to Anzio with 72 & 111 Squadrons

by Greggs Farish and Mike McCaul
The experiences of a mobile Spitfire squadron Engineer Officer in North Africa, Malta, Sicily and Italy during WW2

An Erks-Eye View of World War Two

by Ted Mawdsley
Recalling the valuable work of RAF Bomber Command groundcrews during the  Second World War.

An Ordinary Man in Extraordinary Times

by Percy Shipperbottom
The maritime exploits of an RAF High Speed Launch (HSL) Wireless Op/Signaller in the UK and Far East during World War II

Arnhem Pilot

by Christopher Ian McArthur | The wartime exploits of Flight Lieutenant Fred Mortimore, 570 Squadron RAF.

As We Were : The WAAF at War 1939-45

Former members of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) recall their experiences during World War Two.

At Your Service

by David Seeney
Tracing the author's rise from footman to Lord Beaverbrook via the RAF to Senior Police officer 1930s-80s.

Beaufighters BOAC & Me

by Sam Wright
Experiences of a 254 Squadron Beaufighter navigator during WW2 and postwar flying with BOAC.

Bentwaters & Woodbridge

by Graham Haynes
An illustrated history of the 40-year tenure of the twin air bases in East Anglia by the US Air Force.

Bob & Audreys War

The experiences of a young British married couple separated by fate during WWII provide a unique human perspective on the wartime years.
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Carried on the Wind

by Sean Feast
Profile of Ted Manners, a Special Duties Operator with 101 Squadron RAF during World War II.

Chocks Away!

by Wing Commander John Leighton Beck DFC*
The memoirs and letters of  a WW2 bomber pilot with 214 and 159 Squadrons.

Circuits and Bumps

by Gerhard Heilig
A pilot's progress from RAF bombers to commercial airliners 1944-65