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The Wild Blue The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s over Germany

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $23.00  $19.55

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19675

ISBN: 0743203399

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Examines the lives of the pilots, bombardiers, navigators, and gunners chosen by the Air Force to embark on the most dangerous missions during World War II. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 299 pages; 19675 View more info

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Fire In The Sky The Air War in the South Pacific

By: Bergerud, Eric M.

Price: $28.00  $23.80

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Westview Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24314

ISBN: 081332985x

Condition: As New in Very Good+ dust jacket


In the first two years of the Pacific War of World War II, air forces from Japan, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand engaged in a ruthless struggle for superiority in the skies over the Solomon Islands and New Guinea. Despite operating under primitive conditions in a largely unknown and malignant physical environment, both sides employed the most sophisticated technology available at the time in a strategically crucial war of aerial attrition. ; B&W Photograph... View more info

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Great American Air Battles Of World War II

By: Bowman, Martin W

Price: $23.00  $19.55

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 1994

Edition: No edition stated

Seller ID: 24320

ISBN: 1566199042

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


During the war, US Navy and US Marine pilots and crews fought an implacable Japanese enemy all the way from Pearl Harbor to Okinawa. Coral Sea, Midway and the great Battle of the Philippine Sea are just 3 of the air battles along the way, while on a smaller scale, the shooting down of Admiral Yamagata, and the Battle of Kagoshima Bay reflect the courage and tenacity of individual crews who daily fought the air war over the large expanse of the Pacific Ocean -- and beyond... View more info

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Flyboys A True Story of Courage

By: Bradley, James

Price: $10.00  $8.50

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2003

Seller ID: 27956

ISBN: 0316105848

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Over the remote Pacific island of Chichi Jima, nine American flyers--Navy and Marine airmen sent to bomb Japanese communications towers there--were shot down. One of those nine was miraculously rescued by a U. S. Navy submarine. The others were captured by Japanese soldiers in Chich Jima and held prisoner. Then they disappeared. ; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 398 pages; 27956 View more info

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Aircraft Carriers

By: Chesneau, Roger

Price: $63.00  $53.55

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 24325

ISBN: 0870219022

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Square Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 288 pages; 24325pta View more info

Decision Over Schweinfurt

By: Coffey, Thomas M.

Price: $30.00  $25.50

Publisher: NY, David Mckay: 1977

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 24724

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 341 pages; 24724 View more info

A Guide To Airborne Weapons

By: Crosby, David F.

Price: $39.00  $33.15

Publisher: Charleston, SC, The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Co.: 2003

Seller ID: 24326

ISBN: 1877853674

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 135 pages; 24326pta View more info

Under The Guns Of The German Aces

By: Franks, Norman, and Hal Giblin

Price: $28.00  $23.80

Publisher: London, Grub Street: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24340

ISBN: 1898697728

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Previous owner's cataloging label neatly scotch taped to spine. ; B&W Photographs; Square Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 192 pages; 24340 View more info

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Classic Aircraft Bombers Profiles of Major Combat Aircraft in Aviation History

By: Gunston, Bill

Price: $16.00  $13.60

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1978

Seller ID: 30595

ISBN: 0448161737

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Classic Aircraft Series; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages; 30595 View more info

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Classic Aircraft Fighters Profiles of Major Combat Aircraft in Aviation History

By: Gunston, Bill

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1978

Seller ID: 30603

ISBN: 0448161729

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Through profiles of some of the outstanding aircraft, this book traces the evolution of the fighter through 60 years, from the stick and string machines of the first hesitant aerial combats to the ultra-sophisticated aircraft of the supersonic era, from the Fokkers and Nieuports, canels and pups, the hurricane and spitfire, messerschmitt Ff 109 and Focke-wulf Fw 190, mustang and zero of the second world war, to the Mirage and Phantom. DJ is price clipped although there i... View more info

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Modern Air Combat: The Aircraft, Tactics And Weapons Employed In Aerial Warfare

By: Gunston, Bill, and Mike Spick

Price: $25.00  $21.25

Publisher: NY, Crescent Books: 1983

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: 19631

ISBN: 0517412659

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The most in-depth, dramatically illustrated study of the technology and tactics of modern air warfare ever published. All the technical details and dramatic action portrayed in hundreds of diagrams and full-color photographs ; 4to - 11" to 13" tall; 224 pages; 19631 View more info

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The Last Kamikaze

By: Hoyt, Edwin P.

Price: $36.00  $30.60

Publisher: Westport, CT, Praeger Publishers: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24128

ISBN: 0275940675

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A Navy--Vice Admiral Matome Ugaki and the Imperial Japanese Navy. By 1945 the Imperial Navy was physically destroyed and Admiral Ugaki was given the task of defending the Japanese homeland against attack, and he sent hundreds of kamikazes against the American naval forces operating around Okinawa. After Emperor Hirohito announced Japan's surrender on August 15, Ugaki stripped off his insignia of rank, climbed into a torpedo bomber, and flew to Okinawa, where he intended ... View more info

Tragic Victories

By: Jablonski, Edward

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Doubleday: 1971

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 12218

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Blue cloth boards edgeworn, particularly at head and heel of spine. Spine lettering faded. Previous owner's name. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 207 pages; 12218 View more info

America In The Air War The Epic of Flight

By: Jablonski, Edward

Price: $6.00  $5.10

Publisher: Time Life Education: 1982

Seller ID: 26645

ISBN: 0809433419

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall; 176 pages; 26645 View more info

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Terror From The Sky

By: Jablonski, Edward

Price: $20.50  $17.43

Publisher: Doubleday: 1971

Seller ID: 24321

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


An illustrated history of air power in the second world war. DJ lightly rubbed and worn; closed horizontal tear middle of DJ spine. ; Airwar, Volume 1 Series; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 175 pages; 24321 View more info

Fighter Pilots Of World War I

By: Jackson, Robert

Price: $24.60  $20.91

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's: 1977

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 24720

ISBN: 0312288743

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pages; 24720Qm View more info

Bomber!

By: Jackson, Robert

Price: $30.00  $25.50

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's: 1980

Seller ID: 24721

ISBN: 0312087586

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 147 pages; 24721Qm View more info

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The German Air Force The Story of the Luftwaffe from its Secret Beginning to the Fall of Germany...

By: Lee, Asher

Price: $33.00  $28.05

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24328

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


This is the story of the once proud Luftwaffe from the time it was secretly established in defiance of treaty regulations until it was swept from the sky by Allied air power. No arm of the German military machine contributed more heavily to the success of the blitzkrieg than did the German Air Force. Wing Commander Lee was the Air Ministry's leading authority on the German Air Force. DJ edgeworn (in new mylar cover) , spine sunned; previous owner's name. ; B&W Photograph... View more info

The Canvas Falcons

By: Longstreet, Stephen

Price: $30.00  $25.50

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 1995

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 24117

ISBN: 1566196698

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Previous owner's cataloging label neatly scotch taped to spine. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 365 pages; 24117Qm View more info

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Mission Of Mercy

By: Palmer, Bernard

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Van Kampen Press: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 25561

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Spine gilding fading. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 96 pages; 25661Qm View more info