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P-38 Lightning Aces of the ETO/MTO
Stock #: 80044
Author: John Stanaway

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The P-38 made its combat debut in Europe in Mid-1942, the first American fighters being flown to the UK before heading further east to Twelfth Air Force units in North Africa. Its service in this theatre, and later over the heartland of Germany itself, earned the P-38 the nickname 'dergabelschwanzer Teufel' (The Fork-Tailed Devil). Color illustrations and B/W photos. Soft cover. p, 38, p38, p-38, lightning, africa, twelfth, 12th, air, force, usaaf, orth, england, germany more»

Subject: Aviation


P-40 Warhawk Aces of the CBI
Stock #: 80045
Author: Carl Molesworth

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This volume details the colorful experiences of the elite pilots of the USAAF's Tenth and Fourteenth Air Forces in the forgotten China-Burma-India (CBI) theater during World War II. Inheriting the legacy of the American Volunteer Group (Major General Claire Chennault), units such as the 23rd fighter group held the line against numerically superior Japanese forces until the arrival of the P-38's and the P-51's in 1944. Color illustrations and B/W photos. Soft cover. more»

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P-40 Warhawk Aces of the MTO
Stock #: 80047
Author: Carl Molesworth

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This volume details the colorful experiences of the American P-40 pilots of the Desert Air Force and the Twelfth Air Force in the North African and Mediterrean theaters during World War II. thrown into action in the Summer of 1942, the Warhawk soon proved to be highly effective in fighter-bomber operations. Color illustrations, and B/W photos. Soft cover. more»

Subject: Aviation


P-51 Mustang in Action
Stock #: KB11158
Author: David Doyle

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This new edition about the iconic North American P-51 Mustang includes over 170 photos, many in rare vintage color. The book also features detailed line drawings and color profiles that display the evolution of the WWII-era Mustang from the early experimental NA-73X to the final PA-48 close air support variant. Soft cover.

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Painted Ladies: Modern Military Aircraft Nose Art & Unusual Markings
Stock #: KB10422
Author: Randy Walker

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Today's nose art has become the rule and not the exception throughout the bomber and tanker fores of Strategic Air Command, and although Tactical Air Command frowns on non-standard markings of any sort, several TAC gained Air National Guard units have artwork on their aircraft. Tradition plays a large part in modem nose art. As shown in Randy Walkers' new book, cartoons and sexy ladies have returned. Names like "Memphis Belle", "Chow Hound" and "Maid in the USA", that once went to war on B-17s and B-24s are now carried by B-52s and FB-111s, as well as many other modem aircraft. This modem nose art is often applied by a professional artist, though it is sometimes painted by members of the unit, and in the process some excellent artwork has been created. more»

Subject: Aviation


Peace Was Their Profession: Strategic Air Command: A Tribute
Stock #: KB10415
Author: Mike Hill, John M. Campbell, & Donna Campbell

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This new large format volume is a grand tribute to all of those who served in SAC from its inception in 1947 to its disestablishment in 1992. The great variety of aircraft and missile systems of Strategic Air Command are shown in over 800 color and black and white photographs, making this volume one of the definitive pictorials on the subject. more»

Subject: Aviation


Phantom Squadrons of The Royal Air Force and Fleet Air Arm
Stock #: 20165
Author: Ward

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Fine large-format HB in laminated boards. With b/w & color photos throughout. Records of all the squadrons who flew the McDonnell Phantom.It has served with distinction in both the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force, as an interceptor,patrol fighter,strike bomber and reconnaissance aircraft. more»

Subject: Aviation


Phantom in Combat
Stock #: KB10364
Author: Walter J. Boyne

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Phantom in Combat puts you in the cockpit with the missile-age aces as they fight for their lives in the skies of Vietnam and the Middle East. Starting with a brief account of the forging of this deadly weapon, Phantom in Combat moves to the wars, campaigns and single engagements in which it was used to such telling effect. Providing a rich background to this testimony is a wealth of rare material, including: - Battle-damage and gun-camera photographs - Recently declassified U.S. Navy tactical diagrams - Photo-sequence showing the destruction of an F-4 by a North Vietnamese missile - Official analysis of the USAF's most successful MiG-trapping operation, led by the famous General Robin Olds - Complete listing of USAF and USN air-to-air victories in Vietnam. more»

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Pioneer Mustang P-51 Group: The 354th Fighter Group in World War II
Stock #: 80036

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As the first unit to fly the Merlin-engined P-51B in combat, the 354th Fighter Group adopted the nickname "Pioneer Mustang Group." Until D-Day, it escorted 8th AF heavy bombers to targets on the European Continent. The group then moved to France and supported Patton's Third Army from Normandy to Bavaria, and also participated in the Battle of the Bulge. Its pilots scored over 600 confirmed air victories, and forty-three of them became aces. P-47 from other fighter groups are covered too. Hard Cover. more»

Subject: Aviation


Planes of the Presidents: An Illustrated History of Air Force One
Stock #: KB10439
Author: Bill Holder

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This book covers United States presidential aircraft including Boeing Clippers, DC-6s, C-54s, Constellations, 707s and 747s, as well as a variety of Air Force and Marine Corps support aircraft. more»

Subject: Aviation


Possum, Clover & Hades: The 475th Fighter Group in World War II
Stock #: KB10211
Author: John Stanaway

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The epic story of one of the highest scoring fighter units in the southwest Pacific. Aces included McGuire, Loisel, MacDonald, Roberts and Bong. more»

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Protect & Avenge: The 49th Fighter Group in World War II
Stock #: KB10198
Author: Steve W. Ferguson & William K. Pascalis

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With the 50th Anniversary of Victory in World War II comes PROTECT & AVENGE: The 49th Fighter Group in World War II. After six years of research, author and illustrator S.W. Ferguson, Along with 49ERS Association historian William K. Pascalis, have recreated the war-year's odyssey of the famous 49ERS, the most successful fighter group in the war against Japan. Derived from the diaries and logs of 49ERS veterans, the group's official USAF history and the U.S. National Archives, the story chronicles more than thirty aces and their crews who achieved over 600 aerial kills in three years of continuous combat. more»

Subject: Aviation

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