The Yompers, with 45 Commando in the Falklands War

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The Falklands Task Force carried the Marine Commando, the Parachute Regiment, the SBS and the SAS 8,000 miles, together with other British Army units to give the Argentine bandits a thorough thrashing. This is a fabulous, moving, entertaining, thoughtful, emotional read and reminder that other countries still under estimate Great Britain to their cost. – Most Highly Recommended.


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The British Carrier Strike Fleet After 1945

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The author followed a career in the Fleet Air Arm with a stint as curator at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, before becoming a successful author of naval aviation histories. This is a comprehensive study of the bitter sweet post WWII history of British naval aviation and will become a standard reference for its subject. – Most Highly Recommended.


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GI The Illustrated History of the American Soldier, His Uniform and His Equipment, Distant Thunder, The US Artillery from the Spanish American War to the end of the 20th century

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This popular pictorial history series was originally published by Greenhill Books. The strength of this series lies in the selections of rare and interesting images. Text is limited, concise and mainly restricted to captions and extended captions. – Highly Recommended.

 

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Boeing, BOC Aviation Finalize Order for 10 737 MAX 10s

737; 737MAX-10; BOC Aviation; Rendering;K66692-02; Aerial panoramic vista across Singapore’s iconic Central Business District skyline, from the landmark Marina Bay development and ArtScience Museum to the soaring skyscrapers of downtown and the spiky shells of the Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, Parliament building, galleries and floating stadium.

Lessor adds latest version of the 737 MAX family to growing portfolio

SEATTLE, Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and BOC Aviation Limited [HKEx: 2588] have finalized a deal for 10 737 MAX 10 airplanes. The announcement, first made at the 2017 Paris Air Show, is valued at approximately $1.25 billion at list prices.

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Boeing Invests in Video and Augmented/Virtual Reality Leader C360 Technologies

– Pittsburgh-based firm specializes in 360-degree high-density video and distribution

– Applications include live and on-demand augmented/virtual reality across multiple platforms

CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced its investment in C360 Technologies, a Pittsburgh-based company focusing on 360° video and augmented/virtual reality. It is the latest investment by Boeing HorizonX’s venture arm established earlier this year, and the first in a company headquartered in the emerging Pittsburgh tech market.

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Boeing and JAXA to Flight-test Technology to Improve Safety

SEATTLE, Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will flight-test Long-range Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) technology next year. This remote-sensing technology could help commercial airplane pilots better detect and avoid weather disturbances to improve flight safety.

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New alignment of the Lufthansa Group leads to significant profit improvement

1st half-year 2017

  • Best first half-year result in company’s history
  • Adjusted EBIT doubled to EUR 1.042 billion
  • Revenues raised by EUR 1.9 billion to EUR 17.0 billion
  • Free cash flow almost doubled to EUR 2.1 billion
  • Net financial debt more than halved to EUR 1.1 billion

Outlook

  • Adjusted EBIT guidance improved to “above previous year”
  • Eurowings to break-even in 2017 – one year earlier than planned
  • Lufthansa Cargo also to break-even in 2017

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