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A range of different books, magazines and websites have been used by Classic Warbirds as references for our plane profiles, articles, aviation map and social media postings. These have been listed below in three sections, books and magazines, websites and other resources.

Books and Magazines

British Aircraft of World War 2 by David Mondey
American Aircraft of World War 2 by David Mondey
Axis Aircraft of World War 2 by David Mondey
The Curtiss P-40 1939 - 1945 by Anis Elbied and Daniel Laurelut
Spitfire Evolution by Paul Beaver
Spitfire Manual 1940 - Edited by Dilip Sarkar
Vulcan 607 by Rowland White
The Royal Air Force - Volume 2: An Encyclopedia of the Inter-War Years 1930-1939 - By Ian Philpott
Spitfire - The Autobiography by Jon E. Lewis
Spitfire vs Bf 109 - Battle of Britain - By Tony Holmes
The Battle of Britain - By James Holland
Hurricane: Victor of the Battle of Britain by Leo McKinstry
War Planes of the Second World War - Fighters, Volume One by William Green
The Battle of Britain: A Miscellany by Norman Ferguson
The Hurricane Story by Peter R March
The Most Dangerous Enemy by Stephen Bungay
Bomber Boys by John Sweetman
The Spitfire Story by Peter R March
The Spitfire Story by Alfred Price
Hawker Hurricane Mk I - V by Martyn Chorlton
The Lancaster Story by Peter R March
A Dictionary of the Battle of Britain by Geoff Simpson
Battle of Britain Yearbook by Peter R March
Defiant by Robert Verkaik
The Mosquito Story by Martin W. Bowman
Rare Birds - Forgotten Aircraft of the Second World War by Charles R. G. Bain
Battle of Britain by Patrick Bishop
Boulton Paul Defiant - An Illustrated History by Alec Brew
Haynes Battle of Britain Manual by Andy Saunders
Spitfire - The History of a Legend by Mike Leping and Tom O'Neill
Secret Pigeon Service by Gordon Corera
The Animal Victoria Cross by Peter Hawthorn
Supermarine Seafire by Matthew Willis
Defiant Mk I Combat Log by Hugh Harkins
How the Spitfire Won the Battle of Britain by Dilip Sarkar
The Fairey Battle - A Reassessment of its RAF Career by Greg Baughen
The Encyclopedia of Aircraft of World War II
Battle of Britain by Dr Alfred Price
Sunderland Squadrons of World War 2 by Jon Lake

Spitfire 75 - Flypast special
Aeroplane - September 2011
Aeroplane - January 2013
Aeroplane Database - Westland Lysander
Aeroplane Company Profile - Fairey
Aeroplane Company Profile - Supermarine
Aeroplane Company Profile - Vickers
Flypast - January 2013
Aviation Classics - Hawker Hurricane
Flypast - April 2016
Aviation Classics - Avro Shackleton
Flypast - October 2013
Aeroplane Icons: Westland Lysander
Aeroplane Company Profile - Avro 1910 - 1963 Military Types
V-Force - Ready for the Unthinkable
Aeroplane Special - Vulcan
Flypast - October 2014
Flypast - November 2014
Britain at War - September 2014
Aeroplane Monthly - October 2014
Aeroplane Illustrated - Spitfire
Aeroplane - UK Aviation Museums 2015
D-Day RAF - The RAF's Part in the Great Invasion by Clive Rowley
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 - Aviation Classics
Famous Fighters of World War 2
Flypast - January 2012
Flypast - July 2012
Aeroplane - June 2015
Famous Fighters of World War 1
Aeroplane - May 2012
Aeroplane - August 2016
RAF BBMF Memorial Flight Club Magazine - Issue unknown
RAF Salute - Battle of Britain
Britain at War Magazine - Issue unknown
Aeroplane Company Profile - Bristol
Flypast Wellington Special
Aeroplane UK Aviation Museums Guide 2017
Flypast - August 2011
Flypast - April 2012
Flypast - February 2017
Flypast - August 2015
Aeroplane Company Profile - de Havilland
RAF BBMF Official Yearbook 2016
RAF Salute 2015
Flypast Aviation Guide 2018
Aeroplane - January 2018
Flypast - February 2015
Aeroplane - September 2013
Flypast - June 2013
Aviation Archive Battle of Britain - RAF and Luftwaffe Aircraft of the Battle
Flypast - March 2014
Aeroplane - June 2016
Flypast - June 2018
Spitfire at 80
Aeroplane - January 2019
Flypast - January 2017
Aeroplane Company Profile - North American
Aeroplane - February 2019
Aeroplane - April 2019
Flypast - September 2017
Flypast - June 2019
Aeroplane - September 2012
D-Day 75 - The RAF's Part in the Great Invasion
Aviation Classics - Battle of Britain
Aeroplane - September 2010
Flypast - August 2018
Flypast - November 2013
Flypast - December 2015
Aeroplane Icons - Short Sunderland
Aeroplane Company Profile - Curtiss
Aeroplane Company Profile - Junkers
Aeroplane - November 2020
Aeroplane - April 2020
History of War - August 2020
Flypast - August 2014
de Havilland 100 Anniversary Special
Aeroplane - March 2014
Aviation Archive - RAF Inter-War Bombers
Fleet Air Arm Aircraft of World War 2 - Aeroplane Collections Archive
Aviation Archive - Special Duties Aircraft of WW2
Flypast - December 2012
Spitfire at Eighty
Hawker Aircraft - 100th Anniversary Special
Flypast - April 2014
Aeroplane - June 2019
Aeroplane - July 2021
Flypast - September 2009
Flypast - March 2021
Flypast - April 2013
Aeroplane - October 2018
Flypast - May 2020
RAF Salute 2017
Britain at War Magazine - October 2012
Britain at War Magazine - March 2018
Aeroplane Company Profile - Sopwith

Other Resources

2011 Duxford Airshow programme
Boulton Paul Association
Duxford Battle of Britain DVD
2014 Duxford D-Day Airshow Programme
Eduard Transfers
Royal Air Force Museum, Cosford
Battle of Britain Trail, Kent brochure
Aviation Memorials in Nottingham brochure
Sydney Morning Herald - 5th July 1950
Dunkirk and the Battle of France and Flanders 1939 - 1940 Archive British Radio Recordings
Battle of Britain Bunker, Uxbridge


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