RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates 100 years of the Royal Air Force. With unique access to the RAF's historic archives, James Holland uses photographs and documents to bring the story of the people, planes and missions to life as never before. From its genesis in the horrors of the First World War, when pilots were open to the elements in craft made of little more than wood and fabric, to the infamous air battles of the Second World War, through to the life- saving missions carried out in today's trouble zones, RAF 100 looks at the men, women and aircraft that are at the heart of this great service.
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About the Author
James Holland is an historian, writer and broadcaster. The author of a number of best-selling histories including Battle of Britain and Dam Busters. He has presented - and written - a large number of television programs and series for the BBC, Channel 4, National Geographic, History and Discovery. He is co-founder of the Chalke Valley History Festival and co-founder of WarGen.org, an online Second World War resource site, and presents the Chalke Valley History Hit podcast. A fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he can be found on Twitter and Instagram as @James1940.