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Hullo Russia, Goodbye England

Derek Robinson

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Fiction, War & combat fiction

The sleekest bird in the skies carries a lethal payload - a new Air Force adventure from the author of Goshawk Squadron, set during the darkest days of the Cold War.

Flight Lieutenant Silk, a twice-decorated Lancaster pilot in WW II, rejoins the R.A.F. and qualifies to fly the Vulcan bomber. Piloting a Vulcan is an unforgettable experience: no other aircraft comes close to matching its all-round performance. And as bombers go, it's drop-dead gorgeous.
But there's a catch. The Vulcan has only one role: to make a second strike. To act in retaliation for a Russian nuclear attack. Silk knows that knows that if he ever flies his Vulcan in anger, he'll be flying from a smoking wasteland, a Britain obliterated. But in the mad world of Mutually Assured Destruction, the Vulcan is the last - the only - deterrent.
Derek Robinson returns with another rip-roaring, gung-ho R.A.F. adventure, one that exposes and confronts the brinkmanship and sabre-rattling of the Cold War Era.

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Derek Robinson

Derek Robinson s acclaimed First World War trilogy and Piece of Cake have established him as the world s best aviation writer and one of the top authors of war fiction.

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