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The Wild Blue (The Men And Boys Who Flew The B24s Over Germany 1944 - 45)

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006924

ISBN: 0743203399

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


006924: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Printing Number Line (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. " Ambrose describes how the Army Air Forces recruited, trained, and then chose those few who would undertake the most demanding and dangerous jobs in the war. These are the boys -- turned pilots, bombardiers, navigators, and gunners of the B-24s -- who suffered over 50 percent casualties. With his remarkable gift for bringing alive ... View more info

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Spirits In The Sky (Classic Aircraft Of World War II)

By: Bowman, Martin

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Smithmark Publishers: 1993

Edition: Eighth Printing

Store ID: 003638

ISBN: 083176824X

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003638: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Front flyleaf has a small worn spot from a prior taped bookplate. "Rekindle the memories of air battles won and lost with over 150 glorious, full color photographs of the greatest World War II aircraft still flying today. Many of these classic aircraft, from Avro's outstanding Lancaster bomber to Vought's deadly F=4U Corsair, have taken to the skies to provide glorious memories of that wartorn era half a ... View more info

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The Aircraft Treasures Of Silver Hill (The Behind - The - Scenes Workshop Of The National Air And Space Museum)

By: Boyne, Walter J.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Rawson Associates: 1983

Edition: 1982 Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 005828

ISBN: 0892562161

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


005828: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has small cut along top edge. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The remarkable story of some of the most interesting aircraft of our time, and of the unusual facility where the best aircraft restoration work in the world is done. There are 228 photographs illustrating the famous planes that are discussed. This book tells of the remarkable transformation of the facility from a troubled, almost ignore... View more info

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The Smithsonian Book Of Flight

By: Boyne, Walter J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006450

ISBN: 0895990202

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


006450: Stated First Edition, Printing Number Line (5 4 6 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has small crease in front flap. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A lavishly illustrated history of aviation presents an intriguing account of humankind's struggle to fly, from the earliest flying machines to the state-of-the-art aircraft of the present day. Using hundreds of historical pictures, as well as specially commissioned photography... View more info

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Every Man A Tiger

By: Clancy, Tom / Horner, Chuck

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 002667

ISBN: 0399144935

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


002667: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Every Man A Tiger is a ground-breaking exploration of the art of war - a look deep into modern air power, as seen through the eyes of one of its most outstanding commanders. ": 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 564 pages View more info

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History Of Aviation

By: Munson, John W. R. Taylor / Kenneth

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publishers: 1975

Store ID: 003807

ISBN: 0706402413

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


003807: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Lower corner of front board is bumped, top of front flyleaf is clipped and back of dustjacket is wrinkled. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "The Full Story Of Flight * 1500 Illustrations * Color Throughout. There have been many histories of human flight, but never one like this. An unrivaled team of international writers, photographers an... View more info

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Fighter Tactics And Strategy 1914-1970 : A Cass Canfield Book Series

By: Sims, Edward H. (Author) / Meyer, General John C. (Foreword By) / Johnson, Air Vice-Marshal J. E.

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1972

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013622

ISBN: 0060138971

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


013622: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Traces the development of the tactics and strategy of aerial combat through the two world wars, the Korean conflict and the war in Vietnam; in Sopwith Camels, Spades, Fokkers, Mustangs, Spitfires, MIG's, F. 84's and the supersonic Phantom fighter-bombers; flown by the great ... View more info

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American Combat Planes (New Revised Edition)

By: Wagner, Ray

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company: 1968

Edition: Revised Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007404

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


007404: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. LCCN# 67-10351. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket is worn and has several edge cuts or small chips. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A new revised and enlarged edition of the highly praised, comprehensive history of the development of America's military aircraft. Over 1000 photographs.": 8.75 x 11.25 in.: 442 pages View more info

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Wings Of The Dawn (A First - Person Eye - Witness Account Of The Evolution Of U.S. Air And Space Doctrine)

By: Wilson, Commander Eugene E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Palm Beach, Florida, Literary Investment Guild: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Store ID: 006039

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


006039: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dark Blue Boards (with gilt lettering and dolphin emblem) and content pages are clean (with exception of bookplate of "The Capt. A. Winfield Chaplin Library Collection" on front flyleaf), unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket has cuts/chips along edges and spine is sun-faded. "A Study of the History of Societies and Civilizations to Discover a W... View more info