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OS2U Kingfisher in Action.. Aircraft Number 119

By: Adcock, Al

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Carrollton, TX, Squadron/Signal Publications: 1991

Seller ID: 011657


Glossy illustrated wraps. Oblong quarto. 49 pp. Black and white photos throughout, with a few illustrations in color. A brief technical history of various models of OS2U Kingfisher airplanes. This includes highlighting its capability to land on water, discussing its use in rescue work, as well as its use during World War II, including brief mention of specific instances. VERY GOOD condition with very light edgewear. Slight bend/curl along the fore edge. View more info

B-24 Liberator in Action. Aircraft No. 21

By: Birdsall, Steve

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Warren, MI, Squadron/Signal Publications: 1975

Seller ID: 011613


Color illustrated wraps. Oblong quarto. 50 pp. Black and white photos throughout. A primarily visual record of the US Air Force's use of the B-24 Liberator during World War II, documenting and discussing design and technical aspects, various innovations, as well as use in the European and Pacific theaters during the War. With some photos of nose art. VERY GOOD+ condition. Minor edgewear. Light toning to the paper. View more info

Red Randall Over Tokyo

By: Bowen, R. Sidney

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1944

Seller ID: 010130


Green cloth in unclipped jacket. 208 pp. Another installment in this juvenile series following the exploits of Red Randall in World War II, this tracing his journey into Japan on a secret mission, including aerial combat. GOOD condition. Minor chipping and tearing along the jacket extremities. Light soiling and some dark scuffing to the rear panel. Light fading to the book. Heavy toning to the text block. View more info

Fortress in the Sky.

By: Bowers, Peter M

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Granada Hills, CA, Sentry Books: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010716


Stated first edition. Blue cloth in unclipped jacket. Small folio. 256 pp. Black and white photos throughout, as well as a few color illustrations, including a fold out. A detailed study of the B-17 bomber, using many photos to illustrate designs and evolutions in design, as well as differences in the variations of the B-17. This also includes a discussion of how its use in combat helped to change design aspects. GOOD jacket on a VERY GOOD book. Minor soiling and stainin... View more info

Flying Memories

By: Bradshaw, Stanley Orton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, John Hamilton, Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001320


No date but believed late 1920's early 1930's. John Hamilton, Ltd. First edition. Hardcover. No jacket. Unpaginated but somewhere around 100 pages. 48 black and white illustrated plates depicting various aerial actions in World War I undertaken by the Royal Air Force and its predecessors, including dogfights. All plate are accompanied with a page of text describing the action or giving its history. In GOOD+ condition. Some soiling and moderate scuffing to the covers. Ge... View more info

Mitsubishi/Nakajima G3M1/2/3 96 Rikko in Japanese Naval Air Service.

By: Bueschel, Richard M.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Atglen, PA, Schiffer Military/Aviation History: 1997

Seller ID: 011383


Glossy wraps. Quarto. 59 pp. Black and white photos throughout. A technical history of the various models of the 96 Rikko used by Japan in its Navy air service, documenting its designs and variations, as well as its use prior to and during World War II, where it set the standards for what bombers could do. VERY GOOD condition. Minor creasing at the corners. View more info

We Flew Alone. United States Navy B-24 Squadrons in the Pacific. February 1943-September 1944

By: Carey, Alan C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atglen, PA, Schiffer Military History: 2000

Seller ID: 011105


Glossy illustrated wraps. Quarto. 115 pp. Black and white photos throughout. A history of the little known bombing missions carried out by US Navy bombing squadrons made up of B-24 bombers. This includes action in the Solomon Islands, New Georgia, the Caroline Islands, the Marianas and elsewhere. VERY GOOD+ condition. Light edgewear. View more info

Flame Powered: The Story of America's First Jet Plane ; The Bell XP-59A Airacomet and the General Electric I-A Engine

By: Carpenter, David M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Danvers, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Jet Pioneers of America: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002645


78 pages. With black and white photos throughout. A look at the history and development of the Bell XP-59 A Airacomet, the first jet powered aircraft in the United States. Developed in the early 1940's, it was a secret project carried out by the Pentagon that received little recognition at the time. GOOD+ condition. Minor scuffing and fading to the covers. Minor sticker residue on the lower rear cover. Some scuffing and minor creasing along the extremities. Interior clea... View more info

On Wings to War. Teresa James, Aviator

By: Churchill, Jan

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Manhattan, KS, Sunflower University Press: 1992

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011488


Trade paperback. Signed by the author, with a short inscription, on the half title. 184 pp. Black and white photos throughout. An account of the career and life of Teresa James, a woman pilot who flew for the WASP service during World War II, and who was noted for her skill as a pilot. VERY GOOD condition. Minor toning and edgewear. Light curling to the fore edge. View more info

The Eagle Aloft. Two Centuries of the Balloon in America

By: Crouch, Tom D

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press: 1983

Seller ID: 009418


Beige and blue cloth in dust jacket. 770 pp. Black and white illustrations and photos throughout. An exhaustive history of ballooning, or hot air ballooning in America, drawing on primary sources and documents to chart its rise and popularity from the late 1700s, through the 1800s and into the 20th century, where it remained an important piece of aviation, despite the airplane. With accounts of notable balloon aeronauts or aviators, missing balloonists, etc. GOOD+ condit... View more info

T-6 Texan in Action. Aircraft Number 94

By: Davis, Larry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Carrollton, TX, Squadron/Signal Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 011170


Glossy illustrated wraps. Oblong quarto. 58 pp. Black and white photos throughout, with a few illustrations in color. A brief technical history of various models of T-6 Texan, discussing its importance in the World War II era. NEAR FINE with very light edgewear. View more info

F-15C Eagle vs MiG-23/25 Iraq 1991

By: Dildy, Douglas; Cooper, Tom.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Osprey Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 012532


Color illustrated wraps. 80 pp. Color photos throughout. An analysis and history of the use of the US F-15C Eagle against Soviet MiGs during the Iraq War in 1991, detailing design specifications and innovations, as well as their performance and use in actual combat, including accounts of actual missions. VERY GOOD. Some scuffing to the covers and extremities. Slight bumps at the corners. Faint vertical crease to the front cover. View more info

Flying Leathernecks in World War II. Aero Pictorials 4

By: Doll, Thomas E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fallbrook, CA, Aero Publishers: 1971

Seller ID: 011092


Green illustrated wraps. 96 pp. Black and white photos throughout. A mostly visual history of United States Marine Corps aircraft used during World War II, providing photos with short descriptive captions that chronicle Marine efforts in the Pacific during World War II, including operations on Midway and other islands. With photos of many planes. VERY GOOD condition. Minor toning and edgewear. View more info

SBC Helldiver in Action. Aircraft Number 151

By: Doll, Thomas E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Carrollton, TX, Squadron/Signal Publications: 1991

Seller ID: 011469


Glossy illustrated wraps. Oblong quarto. 49 pp. Black and white photos throughout, with a few illustrations in color. A brief technical history and development of various models of the SBC Helldiver airplanes. NEAR FINE with very light edgewear. View more info

B-17 Nose Art Name Directory. Includes group, squadron and aircraft serial numbers and photo Availability

By: Forman, Wallace R

Price: $18.00

Publisher: North Branch, MN, Phalanx Publishing: 1996

Seller ID: 010953


Glossy wraps. Quarto. 96 pp. With a section of black and white photos in the middle. A list format of names of B-17 bombers in World War II, giving names of the bombers, group, squadron and serial numbers and whether or not there are pictures of the bomber. VERY GOOD condition. Minor toning to the covers. Light curling along the extremities. View more info

The Royal Australian Air Force and Royal New Zealand Air Force in the Pacific. Aero Pictorials 3

By: Francillon, Rene J

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Fallbrook, CA, Aero Publishers: 1970

Seller ID: 010753


Illustrated wraps. Small quarto. 98 pp. Black and white photos throughout. A primarily photo history of the various airplanes used by the Australian and the New Zealand Air Force in the Pacific during World War II, providing short historical and technical captions with the photos of airplanes. VERY GOOD condition. Minor toning. Some scuffing along the extremities. Light fading. View more info

The B-17 Flying Fortress Story

By: Freeman, Roger A.; Osborne, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Arms and Armour: 1999

Seller ID: 010750


Gloss wraps. Quarto. 319 pp. Black and white photos throughout. Isbn# 1854095226. A somewhat technical history of the B-17 Flying Fortress Bomber, discussing its origins, design, evolutions and modifications and different models, especially in the context of their use in World War II. With a lengthy section containing individual histories of the various B-17s constructed, containing annotated abbreviated entries that include identification numbers, as well as names given... View more info

Image for American Aviators in the Great War 1914-1918

American Aviators in the Great War 1914-1918

By: Glasebrook, Millie (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Carson City, NV, Glasebrook Foundation: 1984

Seller ID: 011102


Wraps. Quarto. Black and white photos of pilots throughout. 155 pp. A biographical list of American pilots and aviators who flew and served during World War I, often attached to the military of other countries' armies, including France. The list includes a biography of the noted African-American pilot, Eugene Jacques Bullard, who received many of France's highest honors for his service during the war. Present are the signatures, in the margin of the text at their respect... View more info

Shot to Hell. The Stories and Photos of Ravaged WWII Warbirds

By: Graff, Cory

Price: $12.00

Publisher: St. Paul, MBI Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 010620


Photo illustrated glossy wraps. Square quarto. 127 pp. Black and white photos throughout. A history of various airplanes used in World War II, including the B 26 the Bell P 39 and Curtiss P 40 among others, using a large amount of crash photos (among others) to document the history of general missions, innovations in airplane design, etc. VERY GOOD condition. Some creasing to the covers. Extremities scuffed. View more info

Markings of the Aces. US Navy Book 2

By: Graham, Charles; Hill, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dandenong, Australia, Kookaburra Technical Publications: 1972

Seller ID: 011587


Glossy wraps. 24 pp. Black and white photos throughout. A short work discussing World War II flying aces of the United States Navy, focusing on the Pacific theater. This includes a discussion of the planes flown and their colors, squadrons and battles flown in, including specific dates, and lists of the names of Navy pilots considered aces, giving number of kills and types of planes shot down. VERY GOOD condition. Some toning, minor scuffing and edgewear to the covers. View more info