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Alfred Price F.R.Hist.S. ( 1936 - January 29th, 2017 ) was a British popular author on aviation and related topics.
He served as an aircrew officer in the Royal Air Force ( R.A.F. ), where he was a crewman on Vulcan bombers and specialised in electronic warfare and air fighting tactics. In a military flying career spanning 15 years he logged over 4,000 flying hours.
Alfred Price received his PhD in History from Loughborough University ( Leicestershire, England ). After his retirement from the R.A.F. ( 1974 ), he wrote extensively on aviation and military topics ( over 40 books and 200 magazine articles ).
Some of his books were as follows : Pictorial History of the Luftwaffe 1933 - 1945 ( 1969 ), Battle of Britain 18th August 1940 : The Hardest Day ( 1979 ), The Last Year of the Luftwaffe, May 1944 to May 1945 ( 1993 ) and Targeting the Reich : Allied Photographic Reconnaissance Over Europe, 1939 - 1945 ( 2003 ).
Alfred Price was named a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
( sources : Wikipedia, ospreypublishing.com )