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A

A Naval wife (1932). My deeds and misdeeds.
Published by William Blackwood & Sons, Ltd, 1932

Abrams, R (1977) F4U Corsair at War
Published by Ian Allan, 1977

Acworth, B (1930). The Navies of Today and Tomorrow [re: the future of the naval air arm]
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1930.

Admiralty Records (1954). The Development of British Naval Aviation 1919-1945 Vols I-IV
Published by Historical section, Admiralty, 1954.

- (1954) Seaflight - A Fleet Air Arm Pilot's Story.
Published by William Kimber, London, 1954.

Anon (1942). Flying Wrens - Women at War!
The Illustrated Magazine. November 14, 1942 

Anon (c.1945). American Aircraft  for service with the Royal Air Force and Fleet Air Arm.
Piblishe by Hutchinsons Complete Illustrated Record, London.

Anon (1996) Naval Aircrafts (Bombers) of WWII(1939-1945)
Russian Magazine.Text in Russian. Titles of Aircraft in both Russian and English. 
Published in 1996, Moscow.

Anon (1998) Hawker Hurricane, Aero Detail Series #12
Published by Model Graphix, 1998.

Anon (1999) Grumman Avenger. 
Published by Wings & Wheels Publications, 1999. 

Apps, M. (1971) Send her Victorious [re HMS Victorious and 814 sqdn]
Published by Kimber, 1971

Ashworth, C (1992). RAF Coastal Command 1936-1969' 
Published by Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1992 ISBN: 1 85260 345 3

Ashworth, C (1990). Military Airfields of the South-West - Action Stations 5' 
Published by Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1990 ISBN: 1 85260 374 7
 

Ashworth, C (1991) Military Airfields of the Central South and South-East - Action Stations 9' 
Published by Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1991 ISBN: 1 85260 376 3
 

Ayre, D & Tuck, R  (c1940) Airwar at Sea: The Fleet Air Arm, Coastal Command, & Air-Sea Rescue Service. 
 

B

Barker, R (1957) . The Ship-Busters
Chatto & Windus, 1957

Barker, R (1991). Victorious the world over.
Published by Square One Publications, 1991
ISBN: 1 872017 37 1

Barringer, EE (1995) 'Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea; the story of 835 Naval Air Squadron in the Second World War.
Published by Leo Cooper, 1994 ISBN: 0 85052 278 1
 

Beaver, P. (1979) 'Pictorial History of the Ark Royal'
Published by Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1979 ISBN: 0 85059 381 6

Beaver, P (1987)  'Encyclopedia of the Fleet Air Arm Since 1945'
Published by Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1987 ISBN: -

Beaver, P (1982)  The British Aircraft Carrier
Published by Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1982, 2nd ed 1984, 3rd ed . 1987
ISBN: 0 85059 877 X

Bell Davies (-) Sailor in the Sky.

Bergel, H (1982)  'Fly and Deliver: A Ferry Pilot's Log Book'
Published by Airlife Publishing, 1982 ISBN: 0 906393 17 5

Blundell, W.G.D. (1969) British Aircraft Carriers. 
Publshed by Model & Allied Publications Ltd., 1969.

Boffa, CJ (1995). The "Illustrious" Blitz, Malta in Wartime 1940-1941.
Published by Progress Press Company Limited, 1995.
ISBN: 99909-3-042-2

Bolt, AS (1967) Taranto, how the tactics for trhe raid were developed. 
Published in Air Pictorial, October 1967.

Bowyer, C. (1983) Eugene Esmonde, VC, DSO
Published by William Kimber, 1983
ISBN: 0-7183-0409-8

Bowyer, MJF (1990) 'Military Airfields of East Anglia - Action Stations 1'
Published by Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1990 ISBN: -

Bowyer, MJF (1990) 'Military Airfields of the Cotswolds and Central Midlands - Action Stations 6' 
Published by Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1990 ISBN: 1 85260 372 0
 

Brooksbank Walker, P (1996) 'Early Aviation At Farnborough: The History of  the Royal Aircraft Establishment' 
Published by -, 1996 ISBN: 0 35603 520 4
 

Brown, D (1971) HMS Illustrious Pt. 2, Warships in Profile No. 11. 
Published by Profile Publications Ltd., 1971. 

Brown, D (1972)  'Carrier Air Groups - HMS Eagle' [re 800, 826, 849 and 899 sqns]
Published by Hylton Lacy Publishers, 1972 ISBN: 0 85064 103 9

Brown, D (1973) HMS Eagle , Warships in Profile No. 35. 
Published by Profile Publications Ltd., 1973.

Brown, D (1973). Seafire.
Published by Ian Allan, 1973. 

Brown, D (-) Supermarine Walrus and Seagull Variants, Profile 224, Published by Profile Publications.

Brown, D (1977)  'Carrier Operations In World War II - Vol.1 The Royal Navy'
Published by Ian Allan Ltd, 1977 ISBN: -

Brown, D (1972). Fairey Barracuda Mks I-V.
Published by Profile Publications Ltd. No. 240.

Brown, DR (-) Fairey Fulmar Mks I & II.
Published by Profile Publications.  Profile 254.

Brown, EM (1988)  Duels in the Sky : World War II Naval Aircraft in
Combat.
Published by Naval Institute Press; ISBN: 0870210637

Brown, E (1980) Wings of the Navy, Flying Allied Carrier Aircraft of World War Two. 
Pilot Press Limited, 1980. ISBN: 0 7106 0002 X

Brown, JD (1968). Carrier operations in WW2
Published by Ian Allen, 1968

Burgham, I & A (). The Story of "Nicki". Sea-Hurricane IIc NF 672- (7K) of FAA 804 and 835 Squadrons - Royal Navy. As seen by one of her pilots. By Ian Burgham with Lt.-Cmdr Allen Burgham, DSC, MiD, RCNVR (Ret’d) (RNZNVR) 
NAVISMAGAZINE.COM. 

Burns, K and Critchley, M (1986)  'HMS Bulwark 1948-1984'
Published by Maritime Books, 1986 ISBN: -
 

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Cameron, I (1962). Wings of the Morning.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1962

Chesneau, R (1986) The World's Aircraft Carriers 1914-1945.
Published by Warships Illustrated No.8. Arms and Armour Press, 1986. 

Chesneau, R (1995)  Aircraft Carriers of the World, 1914 to the Present. Published by Naval Institute Press, 1995.

Churchill, WS (1948). The Second World War.
Published by Cassell & Co., 1948

Cooper, PJ (1996)  'Forever Farnborough 1904 - 1996' 
Published by Hikoki Publications, 1996 ISBN: 0 95198 993 6
 

Crosley, R (1986). They gave me a Seafire
Published by Airlife Publishing Ltd, 1986. ISBN: 0 906393 56 6

Crosley, R (1995). Up in Harm's Way, flying with the Fleet Air Arm.
Published by Airlife Publishing Ltd, 1995. ISBN: 1 85310 555 4

Cunningham, J (nd) Barracuda.
Published by ISO Publications

Curtiss, L (1989)  'The Forgotten Pilots: The Story of the ATA Fliers'
Published by Air Research Publications, 1989 ISBN: 
 

D

Davies, ED (1997) Murricane's Men; the story of 1830 and 1843
Squadrons, the Scottish Air Division of the FAA RNVR, 1947-57, under Lt Cdr Jock Murricane

Davies, RB (1967) Sailor in the Air
Published by Peter Davies, 1967

Derry, TK (19520. The Campaign in Norway
Publishd by HMSO, 1952

Drucker, GRF (1994). Death of the Tirpitz, Fairey Barracuda's against the might of the German Navy. 
Published in Flypast magazine. September 1994. No. 158.

Dymott, R (1988) Fleet Air Arm 1939-45 Portfolio. 
Published by Ian Allan, 1987.

Dyson, A (1985) 'HMS Hermes 1959-84'
Published by Conway Maritime Press, 1985 ISBN: -

E

Eadon, S (1991) Kamikaze - The Story of the British Pacific Fleet.
Published by Crecy Books, Ltd.,1991, 1995 ISBN 1 872017 23 1

Eadon, S (1988) Sakishima and Back; The story of the British Pacific Fleet's strikes against the Sakishima Guntos during the Okinawa campaign in 1945.
Published by Crecy Books. ISBN 1 85421 010 6 

Ellis, P (1982) Aircraft of the Royal Navy.
Published by Jane's Publishing Co, 1982 ISBN: 0 7106 0135 2
 

F

FAA Museum (1998) Look at the Fleet Air Arm Museum.
Published by Bessacarr Prints, 1998; ISBN: 0863841376

Fairburn, T (1991) Action Stations Overseas'
Published by Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1991 ISBN: 1 85260 319 4

Finnis, B (2000). The History of the Fleet Air Arm.
Published by Airlife Publishing Ltd, 2000. SBN:
184037182X

Fletcher, RG (1992) Touch and Go; the most dangerous place in thw world - the flight deck of an aircraft carrier, where its always...
Published by RG Fletcher, 1992

Foster, DR (1990) Wings over the Sea.
Published by Harrop Press, 1990. ISBN: 1-872809-01-4

Franks, N (1992). 'RAF Fighter Command 1936-1968' 
Published by Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1992 ISBN: 1 85260 344 5

Franks, NLR (1997) 'RAF Fighter Command Losses of the Second World War Vol. I' [Listing of RAF fighter operational losses 1939-1941].
Published by Midland Counties Publications, 1997 ISBN: 1 8578 0055 9

Fraser, B (1948). The Contribution of the British Pacific Fleet to the Assault on Okinawa, 1945.
Published in London Gazette supplement, 1 June 1948

Friedman, N (1988) British Carrier Aviation, The Evolution of the Ships and Their Aircraft. 
Published by Conway Maritime Press, 1988 ISBN: 0 85177 488 1

G

Gold, N (1972). The Knights of Malta.
Published by the Fleet Air Arm TAG Association's 25th Anniversary Publications, 1972.
 

H

Hadley, D. Barracuda Pilot
Published by Airlife Publishing Ltd, 1992.  ISBN: 1 85310 195 8

Hall, AW (1996) Aircraft in detail: Fairey Barracuda. Scale Aircraft modelling; the international magazine for scale aircraft model builders. Vol. 17, No 12. Febuary 1996. Published by Guideline Publications. 

Halley, JJ (1989). The Squadrons of the Royal Air Force and Commonwealth Air Forces' 
Published by Air Britain (Historians) Ltd, 1989 ISBN: 0 85130 164 9

Halpenny, BB (1989)  'Military Airfields of Lincolnshire and the East Midlands - Action Stations 2' 
Published by Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1989 ISBN: 1 85260 405 0

Halpenny, BB (1989) Military Airfields of Greater London - Action Stations 8' 
Published by Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1989 ISBN: 1 85260 431 X

Halpenny, BB (1990)  'Military Airfields of Yorkshire - Action Stations 4' 
Published by Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1990 ISBN: 1 85260 373 9

Harrison, W. (1977). Swordfish Special.
Published by Ian Allan, 1977.

Harrison, W (1982). Swordfish at war. 
Published by Ian Allen Ltd, 1982. ISBN -

Harrison, W. (1992). Fairey Firefly, the operational record. 
Published by Airlife Publishing Ltd, 1992. ISBN: 1 85310 196 6

Harrison, W (1997) Swordfish: Fairey Swordfish Mks I-III, Warpaint Series #12.
Published by Hall-Park Publishing, 1997. 

Hayward, R (1998) 'Fleet Air Arm In Camera 1912-1996, Archive photographs from the Public Records Office and the Fleet Air Arm Museum' 
Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, 1997 ISBN: 0 7509 19795

Healiss, R (1955) Adventure Glorious [Re: HMS Glorious]
Published by Frederick Muller Ltd, 1955

Hoare, J (1976). Tumult in the clouds.
Published by Michael Joseph, 1976.

Hobbs, D (1990) The Fleet Air Arm in Focus.
Published by Maritime Books, 1990

Hobbs, D (1996)  'Aircraft Carriers of the Royal Navy and Commonwealth Navies'
Published by Greenhill Books, 1996 ISBN: 1 85367 252 1

Hone, T,  Friedman, N & Mandeles, MD (1999) American and British
Aircraft Carrier Development, 1919-1941.
Published by United States Naval Inst., 1999;  ISBN 1557503826

Horsley, T. (1943). Find, Fix and Strike
Published
by Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1943.

Huntley, I (1979) Fleet Air Arm Colours & Markings 1939 - 1942.
Published by Scale Aircraft Modeling, Vol.1, No.10,  July 1979.

Hurren, BJ (-) The Swordfish Saga.
Published by Fairey.

I
 
 

J
Jameson, W. (1957). Ark Royal, 1939-1941
Published by Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957.

Jefford, CG (1988). RAF squadrons, a comprehensive record of the movement and equipment of all RAF sqaudrons and their antecedents since 1912.
Published by Airlife Publishing Ltd, 1988. ISBN 1 85310 053 6

Jenkins, CA (1946) Days of a Dogsbody.
Published by Harrap, 1946.

Jenkins, CA. (1972) HMS Furious/Aircraft Carrier 1917-1948; Part 1:
The First Eight Years, Warship Profile No 23. 
Published by Profile Publications Ltd., 1972. 

Jenkins, CA. (1972) HMS Furious/Aircraft Carrier 1917-1948; Part 2: 1925-1948, Warship Profile No 24. 
Published by Profile Publications Ltd., 1972. 

Johnson, B (1981). Fly Navy: the history of maritime aviation.
Published by Davuid & Charles, 1981.

Johnson, B (1986) 'Test Pilot' * Follows the 1985 course at the ETPS. 
Published by BBC Publications, 1986 ISBN: 0 56320 502 4

Johnson, B & Heffernan, T (1982)  'A Most Secret Place - Boscombe Down 1939-45'
Published by Jane's Publishing Co, 1982 ISBN: -

Joss, RA (-) No 1 Naval Air Gunners' School, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

Judd, D (1985). Avenger from the sky.
Published by William Kimber, 1985. ISBN: 0-7183-0568-X
 

K

Kealy, J.D. F. & Russell, E.C. (1965) "A History of Canadian Naval Aviation 1918 - 1962" .
Department of National Defence, Canada/Queen's Printer 1965.

Kemp, PK (1954). The Fleet Air Arm.
Published by H Jenkins, 1954

Kemp, P (1957). Victory at Sea, 1939-1945
Published by Muller, 1957

Kemp, P (1987)  The Russian Convoys 1941-45, Warships Illustrated #9. 
Published by Arms & Armor Press, 1987. 

Kemp, P (1988) , Malta Convoys 1940-43, Warships Illustrated #14, Published by Arms & Armor Press, 1988.

Key, Teddy (1997) The Friendly Squadron  - (1772 Naval Air Sqdn 1944 - 1945)  Compiled and edited by Teddy Key 
ISBN 1 899955 23 

Kilbracken, Lord (1979). Bring back my Stringbag.
Published by Peter Davies, 1979

King, B (1998) Royal Naval Air Service 1912 - 1918.
Published by Hikoki Publications, 1998. 

Kinsey, G (1983) 'Martlesham Heath' 
 Published by Terence Dalton, 1983 ISBN: 0 86138 023 1

Kinzey, B (-) F4U Corsair, Detail & Scale.
Published by Squadron Signal Publications. 

Koran, F & Ovcacik, M (1999) TBM/TBF Avenger in detail, Special Museum Line No.4
Published by Wings & Wheels Publications. 
 

L

Lamb, C (1977). To War in a Stringbag
Published by Cassell, 1977; published by Bantam Books, 1980.

Lansdown, J (-) With the Carriers in Korea: The Fleet Air Arm Story 1950-1953 [ re HMS Glory].
Published by Crecy Books, Ltd. 

Layman, RD (1979) To Ascend From a Floating Base: Shipboard Aeronautics and Aviation, 1783-1914. 
Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University. Press, 1979.

Layman, R. D. (1989) Before the Aircraft Carrier: The Development of Aviation Vessels1849-1922
Published by Naval Institute Press, 1989. 

Lenton, HT. & Colledge, JJ (1973) Warships of World War II [British & Commonwealth] 
Published as 2nd edition. Ian Allan, 1973.

Lewin, R (1978). Ultra goes to war.
Published by Hutchinson, 1978

Lithgow, M (c1954) Vapour Trails.
Published by Allan Wingate, c1954.

Lithgow, M (1954) Mach One
Allan Wingate, 1954.

Longstaff, R (1981). The Fleet Air Arm: A Pictorial History.
Published by Robert Hale Limited, 1981

Lowry, TP and Wellham, JWG (1995). The Attack on Taranto, blueprint for Pearl Harbor
Published by Stackpole Books, 1995. ISBN: 0 8117 1726 7

Lyon, D J, (1971) HMS Illustrious Pt.1, Warships in Profile No. 10. 
Publsished by Profile Publications Ltd., 1971.
 

M

MacIntyre, D (-) The Battle of the Atlantic.

Marriot, L (1985)  'Royal Navy Aircraft Carriers 1945-1990'
Published by Ian Allan Ltd, 1985 ISBN:

Marsh, AE (1980) Flying Marines
Published by Royal Marine Museum, 1980

Marchand, A (1994). Fairey Swordfish: desuet mais efficace, by Alain Marchand, in Le Fana de l'Aviation Nr.291, Fevrier 1994

Mason, FK (1964). The Gloster Gladiator.
Published by Macdonald, 1964

Mason, FK (-) Gloster Gladiator, Profile 98.
Published by Profile Publications. 

Mason, T. (1993) 'British Flight Testing: Martlesham Heath 1920-1939' [Details of all aircraft tested by the A&AEE up till 1939]
Published by Putnam Aeronautical Books, 1993 ISBN: 0 85177 857 7

Mason, T (1998) 'The Secret Years - Flight Testing At Boscombe Down 1939 - 1945'
Published by Hikoki, 1998 ISBN: 0 9518999 9 5

Masters, AO (1995) Memoirs of a Reluctant Batsman - New Zealand Servicemen in the Fleet Air Arm 1940-45.
Published by Janus, 1995. 

Maund, MR (1945). A Taranto Diary.
Published by Blackwood's Magazine. No 1553, March 1945.

McCart, N (1995) HMS Albion.
Published by Fan Publications, 1995. 

McCart, N (1996)  HMS Eagle 1942-78.
Published by Fan Publications, 1996 ISBN: 0 95195 388 5

McCart, N (1997) HMS Centaur.
Published by Fan Publications, 1997. 

McCart, N (1998) HMS Victorious.
Published by Fan Publications, 1998.

McMurtrie, F. E. (ED)(1944) The World’s Warships 1941. Janes London 1941 1st ed. 

McMurtrie, F. E. Jane's Fighting Ships of World War II. (Editor)(1984). 320 pages. Crescent Books; ISBN: 0517679639

Mercer , N (1994) 'Fleet Air Arm'
Published by Airlife Publishing, 1994 ISBN: 1 85310 408 6

Middleton, D (1985) 'Test Pilots: The Story of British Test Flying 1903-1984' 
Published by Collins Willow, 1985 ISBN: 0 00218 098 7

Milberry, Larry. (1987). A Formidable Hero: The Last Battle'. ISBN: 0 9690703 9X 

Miller, N (1991) The Naval Air War, 1939-1945. 
Published by Nautical & Aviation Pub. Co.,1991.

Milne, JM (1980)  'Flashing Blades Over The Sea' [History of RN helicopters since 1943]. 
Published by Maritime Books, 1980 ISBN: 0 9506 323 25

Ministry of Information (1942). Ark Royal
Published by His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1942.

Ministry of Information (1943). Fleet Air Arm
Published by His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1943.

Ministry of Information (1943). Battle of Britain
Published by His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1943.

Ministry of Information (1943). Coastal Command, the Air Ministry account of the part played by Coastal Command in the Battle of the Seas, 1939-1942
Published by His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1943.

Ministry of Information (1944).Mercahntmen at war.
Published by His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1944.

Ministry of Information (1946). The Battle of the Atlantic.
Published by His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1946.

Moore, J (1943) The Fleet Air Arm.
Published by Chapman & Hall, 1943.

Moore, J (1944) Escort carrier.
Published by Hutchinson, 1944

Moore, JE (1979)  Warships of the Royal Navy. 
Published by Naval Institute Press, 1979. 
 

N

Nairn, Don (1997). Gold Wings and Webbed Feet: An Autobiography of a New Zealand Pilot. 
Published by Craig Printing Co. Ltd; Invercargill 1997. ISBN/Code: X15991 NZ$29.95 softcover
{This book traces Don Nairn's World War 2 career as a Fleet Air Arm fighter pilot first training in the USA.}

Neale, John DSC DFC ()The Incredible Stringbag and Me'
- Signed editions by John Neale at the Royal Navy Historic Flight Supporters' Group - Leeds Branch

O
Ommaney, FD (1945). Flat-Top, the story of an escort carrier.
Published by Longmans, Green and Co, Ltd, 1945.

P

Pack, SWC (1972). Night Action Off Matapan: Sea Battles in Close-Up

Packs, SWC (1961). The Battle of Matapan. 
Published by Batsford, 1961.

Partridge, RT (1983). Operation Skua. 
Published by the Friends of the Fleet Air Arm Museum., 1983.

Phillips, G (1997) Grumman F4F Wildcat: Including Grumman Martlet Mks. I-IV, Warpaint Series #9.
Published by Hall-Park Publishing, 1997.

Poolman, K (-) Illustrious.

Poolman, K (1970). The Catafighters and Merchant Aircraft Carriers.
Published by William Kimber, 1970.

Poolman, K (1972)  Escort Carrier 1941-1945
Published by Ian Allan, 1972, repub. Leo Cooper, 1988 ISBN: -

Poolman, K. (1980). Night Strike from Malta; 830 Sq RN & Rommel's Convoys.
Published by Jane's Publishing Co, 1980

Poolman, K (1986) 'Escort Carrier - HMS Vindex at War'
Published by Secker & Warburg, 1986 ISBN: -

Pope, D (-) 73 North.

Popham, H (1969) Into Wind, a history of British Naval Flying.
Published by Hamish Hamilton, 1969

Popham, H. (1954). Sea Flight.[HMS Indomitable hurricane squadron].
Published by William Kimber.

Pountney, C (1986). Uncle's war in the Fleet Air Arm.
Published by United Writers Publications Ltd, 1986.
ISBN: 0 901976 99 7

Power, AJ (1950) The Carrier-borne Aircraft Attack on Oil Refineries in the Palembang (Sumatra) Area in January 1945. 
Published in London Gazette supplement, 5 April 1950.

Powell, S (1957) Men with Wings.
Published by Allan Wingate, 1957.

Preston, A (1999) The World's Great Aircraft Carriers; from World War 1 to the Present.
Published in London by Brown Books. 1999. 
 
 
 

Q
 
 

R

Rawlings, JDR (1973) Pictorial History of the Fleet Air Arm.
Published by Ian Allan Publishing, 1973.

Rawlings, J (1996) 'Learn To Test, Test To Learn' [history of the Empire 
Test Pilots School
]
Published by -, 1996 ISBN: -

Reynolds, CG (-) The Carrier War.

Rimmell, R (1988) Fairey Swordfish Mks I-III.
Published by Aeroguide Classic 4, Linewrights, 1988.

Robertson, B (1988). 'British Military Aircraft Serials 1878-1987' 
Published by Midland Counties Publications, 1988 ISBN: 0 90459 761 X

Robertson, D (1984) Those Magificent Flying machine, a pilot's autobiography.
Published by Blandford Press, 1984. ISBN: 0 7137 1402 6

Rooke, DS (1993) Almost Into Wind: One Man's Firsthand Look at
the Operation of the Fleet Air Arm in World War II..
Published by Guild Bindery Press, 1993. 

Roskill, SW (1954). The War at Sea 1939-1945
Published by HMSO, 1954, 2nd 1957, also 1959

Roskill, SW (1960). The Navy at War, 1939-1945.
Published by Collins, 1960

Ross, W (1991) Aircraft Carrier Victorious: Anatomy of the Ship. 
Published by Conway and Naval Institute Press, 1991.

Rotherham, GA (1985). Its really quite safe. 
Published by Hanger books, 1985.

Ruegg, B and Hague, A. (1992). Convoys to Russia 1941-1945
Published by the World Ship Society, 1992.

Rutter, O (1944). The British Navy's Air Arm
Published by HMSO/Penguin, 1944

S

Sadler, GE (1996). Swordfish Patrol. 
Published by Bridge Books, 1996. ISBN: 1-872424-53-8

Sayer, L and Ball, V (1994) Tag on a stringbag
Published by Aspen Publications Ltd, 1994. ISBN: 1-899386-00-9

Schofield, BB (1973). The Attack on Taranto.
Published by Ian Allan, also by Naval Institute Press, 1973

Scott, I (-) Fairey Swordfish Mks I-IV, Profile 212. 
Published by Profile Publications

Seedie (1990) Seedie's List of Fleet Air Arm Awards, 1939-69
Published by Ripley Registers, 1990; ISBN: 0951338021

Seedie (1999) Seedie's Roll of Naval Honours and Awards, 1939-59 
Published by Ripley Registers, 1999; ISBN: 0951338056

Shores, C (-) Fledgling Eagles.
Published by Grub Street.

Shores, C (1999) 'Aces High Volume 2' , further short biographies of British and Commonwealth aces of WW2
Published by Grub Street, 1999 ISBN: 1 898697 000

Shores, C & Williams, C (1994). Aces High, a tribute to the most notable fighter pilots of the British and Commonwealth forces in WWII.
Published by Grub Street, 1994. ISBN I-898697-00-0 

Simms, K (-) The Story of the Telegraphist Air Gunners.

Smith, DJ (1989). Military Airfields of Wales and the North-West - Action Stations 3'
Published by Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1989 ISBN: 1 85260 375 5

Smith, DJ (1989) Military Airfields of Scotland, the North-East and Northern Ireland - Action Stations 7'
Published by Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1989 ISBN: 1 85260 309 7

Smith, PC (1969) Task Force 57: The British Pacific Fleet, 1944-45.
Published by William Kimber Ltd, 1969, repub 1994 by Crecy Books Ltd

Smith, PC (1974). The story of the Torpedo Bomber. 
Published by Almark, 1974.

Smith, PC (1976) Pedestal: The Malta Convoy of August 1942. 
Published by William Kimber, 1976

Smith, PC. (1982) The History of Dive Bombing.
Published by Nautical & Aviation Pub. Co., 1982

Smith, PC (1995) 'Eagle's War - The War Diary of an Aircraft Carrier' 
Published by Crecy Publishing, 1995 ISBN: 0 94755 460 2

Smithers, AJ (1995) Taranto 1940: Prelude to Pearl Harbor.
Published by Naval Institute Press, 1995. ISBN 1-55750-878-X

Smithers, AJ (1995) Taranto 1940.
Published by Cooper, 1995.

Soward, SE (1987). A Formidable Hero, Lt RH Gray, VC DSC, RCNVR. 
Published by CANAV, Books, 1987. ISBN: 0-9690703-9-X

Soward, SE (). The Story of Canadian Naval Aviation.

Soward, Stuart E. (1995). Hands to Flying stations. A Recollective
History of Canadian Naval Aviation. 1945-1969. Two Volumes.
Published in Victoria, British Columbia (1995): Neptune Developments 8vo's. Vol. I-1945-1954 - xviii, 340pp. Vol. II -xvi, 498pp.

Bob Spence et le Fairey Swordfish, in Le Fana de l'Aviation Nr.280, Mars 1993.

Spencer, Jim. Ordinary Naval Officer.

Sturtivant, R (1982) Fleet Air Arm at War.
Published by Ian Allen Ltd, 1982. ISBN: 0 7110 1084 6

Sturtivant, R (1984) Wartime American Aircraft with the Fleet Air Arm.
Published by Scale Aircraft Modelling, Vol.6, No.9, 1984. 

Sturtivant, R (1985) Fleet Air Arm Colours 1933 - 1939.
Published in Scale Aircraft Modelling, Vol.7, No.11, August 1985.

Sturtivant, R (1990)  'Fleet Air Arm 1920-1939 (Vintage Aviation Fotofax)'
Published by Arms & Armour Press, 1990 ISBN: 1 85409 054 2

Sturtivant, R (1990) British Naval Aviation - The Fleet Air Arm 1917-1990
Published by Arms & Armour Press, 1990 ISBN: 0 87021 026 

Sturtivant, R (1993). The Swordfish Story.
Published by Arms and armour Press, 1993. ISBN 1-85409-122-0

Sturtivant, R & Ballance, T  (1994) 'The Squadrons of the Fleet Air Arm'
Published by Air Britain (Historians) Ltd, 1994 ISBN: 0 85130 223 8

Sturtivant, R & Burden, R (1998) Ground Instructional/Maintenance Serials: 'Royal Navy Instructional Airframes'.
Published by Air Britain (Historians) Ltd/BARG, 1998 ISBN: 0 85130 2637

Sturtivant, R. & Burrow, M (1995)  'Fleet Air Arm Aircraft 1939 to 1945' 
Published by Air Britain (Historians) Ltd, 1995 ISBN: 0 85130 232 7

Sturtivant, R & Cronin, N (1998)'Fleet Air Arm Aircraft, Units And Ships 1920 to 1939'
Published by Air Britain (Historians) Ltd, 1998 ISBN: 0 85130 271 8

Sturtivant, R & Page, N (1992). Royal Navy Aircraft Serials and Units 1911-1919.
Published by Air Britain (Historians Ltd, 1992.

Swanborough, G (1997). British Aircraft At War 1939-1945' 
Published by HPC Publishing, 1997 ISBN: 0 95314 210 8

Symonds, EH (1986) 'Trial by Sea and Air; History of the MAEE 1922-1962'
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Taylor, HA (1978). Fairey Aircraft since 1915
Published by Putnam, 1978

Thetford, O (1985). Aircraft of the Royal Air Force since 1918.
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Thetford, O (1991) British Naval Aircraft Since 1912
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Thomas, A (1986) 849 Naval Air Squadron.
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Thomas, A (1986) . 723 Squadron, Royal Australian Navy.
Published in Scale Aircraft Modelling,Vol.8, No.8, May 1986.

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Published by Combined Publishing, 1999; ISBN 085052623X

Thomas, G. (1994). British Aircraft Camouflage & Markings in the Far East 1941-1945.
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Thomas, G (1999) Eyes for the Phoenix: Allied Aerial Photo-Reconnaissance Operations in South-East Asia 1942-1945.
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Till, G (1979). Air Power and the Royal Navy, 1914-1945.
Published by Jane's Publishing, 1979.

Tillman, B (1976) The Dauntless Dive Bomber of World War Two. 
Published by Naval Institute Press, 1976

Tillman, B (1979)  Hellcat: The F6F in World War II. 
Published by Naval Institute Press, 1979. 

Tillman, B (1979) Corsair: The F4U in World War II and Korea.
Published by Naval Institute Press, 1979. 

Tillman, B (1980) Avenger at War. 
Published by Scribner, 1980.

Tillman, B (1983) The Wildcat in WWII.
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Wardroom Officers (c1948). A Formidable Commission, written by the Wardoom Officers of H.M. Aircraft Carrier Formidable. 
Published by Seeley Service & Co Ltd. 

Waterman, J (1975) The Fleet Air Arm History
Published by Old Bond Street Publishing, 1975

Wellham, J (1995) With Naval Wings, the autobiography of a Fleet Air Arm Pilot in World War II.
Published by Spelmount, 1995. ISBN: 1-873376-33-2

Williams, R. (1989)  'Fly Navy - Aircraft of the Fleet Air Arm Since 1945'
Published by Airlife Publishing, 1989 ISBN: 

Williams, R (1989)  'Royal Navy Aircraft: Since 1945' 
Published by Naval Institute Press, 1989 ISBN: 0 8702 1996 0

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Published by Michael Joseph, 1969.

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Published by Crowell, 1977. 

Winton, J (1980)  'Find, Fix and Strike! - The Fleet Air Arm at War 1939-1945'
Published by BT Batsford, 1980 ISBN: -

Winton, J (1986) Carrier Glorious, the life and eath of an aircraft carrier.
Published by Leo Cooper in associaion with Secker & Warburg, 1986. ISBN: 0-436-57806-9

Winton, J (1987). Air Power At Sea: 1945 to Today. 
Published by Carrol & Graf, 1987.

Wisdom, TH (-) Triumph over Tunisia.
Published by Allen and Unwin.

Woodman, DWJ (submitted by Smith, NL)(1987). HMS Tracker, & the Attacker Class Escort Carriers. Published by the Society of Friends of the Fleet Air Arm Museum, 1987. ISBN: 0 951 3139 0 8 

Woods, G (1985). Wings at Sea, a Fleet Air Arm Observer's War 1940-45.
Published by Conway Maritime Press, 1985. 

Wragg, D (1979) Wings over the Sea.
Published by David & Charles, 1979.

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