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Recognition Journal, June, 1945, Number 22

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S. War and Navy Departments: 1945

Seller ID: 2298581

Condition: Fair


Wrappers loose but included, pencil note on front wrapper. 1945 Magazine. 48 pp. Zeke on the cover. View more info

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U. S. Army-Navy Journal of Recognition Journal, September, 1943, Number 1

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S. War and Navy Departments: 1943

Seller ID: 2298582

Condition: Fair


Wrappers loose but included, minor ink marks on a couple pages. 1943 Magazine. 50 pp. Topics include new submarine types, battleships, carriers, the Japanese Air Force, and more. View more info

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Recognition Journal, July, 1945, Number 23

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S. War and Navy Departments: 1945

Seller ID: 2298584

Condition: Fair


Wrappers loose but included, faint stain on rear wrapper, wrappers creased. 1945 Magazine. 48 pp. Kamikaze attack on the cover. View more info

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Recognition Journal, August, 1945, Number 24

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S. War and Navy Departments: 1945

Seller ID: 2298585

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers starting to loosen but still holding. 1945 Magazine. 32 pp. Mission: Japan on the cover. View more info

Image for Salute to the R.A.F.: A Souvenir to Commemorate 25 Years' Happy and Progressive Association with the R.A.F. [Royal Air Force]

Salute to the R.A.F.: A Souvenir to Commemorate 25 Years' Happy and Progressive Association with the R.A.F. [Royal Air Force]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boulton Paul Aircraft Ltd.: 1943

Seller ID: 2299958

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers creased, a few small tears to wrapper edges. 1943 Stapled Binding. 28 pp. As a memento of twenty-five years' service to the R.A.F. this brochure illustrates some of the achievements in the field of aviation which stand behind this company. ...This brochure shows the succession of aircraft designed and built by the organisation. View more info

Image for After the Battle: Set of 16 Spitfires, Postcard Set E7

After the Battle: Set of 16 Spitfires, Postcard Set E7

By: After the Battle

Price: $7.00

Publisher: After the Battle:

Seller ID: 2193774

Condition: Fine


Set of 16 postcards, illustrating 16 Spitfires in a publisher's sleeve. View more info

Image for Aircraft Recognition (Air Publication 1764, March, 1940)

Aircraft Recognition (Air Publication 1764, March, 1940)

By: Air Council

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Air Ministry: 1940

Seller ID: 2195172

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly soiled. 1940 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A shoe-string bound volume with strap closure, issued by the Air Ministry of Great Britain during World War II, and providing recognition information for British, French, and German aircraft (the United States had not yet entered the war). Each country is thumb tabbed. Includes black & white photographs from eight perspectives, diagrams of wing and fuselage markings, descriptions of camouflage and coloring, and specifications of each aircraft. Designed for study by Royal Air Force pilots in advance of missions (it specifically states 'not to... View more info

Image for Forgotten Weapon: U.S. Navy Airships and the U-Boat War

Forgotten Weapon: U.S. Navy Airships and the U-Boat War

By: Althoff, William F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203995

ISBN: 1591140102

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy. Fine. 2009 Large Hardcover. xii, 419 pp. Airships are the forgotten weapon of World War II. Forgotten Weapons analyzes the development of airships as weapons for antisubmarine warfare, examines how scientists and airmen collaborated to combat U-boats and reveals the little-known accomplishments of airship crews. As William F. Althoff demonstrates, the naval airship logged an admirable operational record during the Battle of the Atlantic, the longest continued armed contest during the war. Their useful deployment depended first, however, on effective collaboration ... View more info

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Hindenburg: An Illustrated History

By: Archbold, Rick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Warner / Madison Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287171

ISBN: 0446517844

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1994 Large Hardcover. 229, [1] pp. Full-color illustrations complement a history of the era of dirigible flight, revealing what travel was like aboard the luxury German airship, the Hindenburg, and detailing its spectacular and tragic 1937 demise. View more info

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U. S. A., the Hard Way: An Autobiography of a B-17 Crew Member

By: Armstrong, Roger W.; Stone, Ken

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Quail House Pub. Co: 1991

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198433

ISBN: 0962916110

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription For--Reg Miner--A fellow Kriegie and hostage (of the Russians) at Barth (Stalag Luft I). My very best wishes, Roger W. Armstrong, 5-17-93, with signed and inscribed post-it note laid in: Hi--Reg: Sorry I haven't sent the book earlier--but we're back to our base--in England--for two weeks. It's still there and today houses the Queen's Division. Their claim to fame is the burning of the White House in War of 1812. Thanks, Roger.. 1991 Trade Paperback. 299 pp. The autobiography of Roger W. Armstrong, who enlisted in the Army Air Corps Aviation Cadet Program durin... View more info

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Silhouette Handbook of United States Army Air Forces Airplanes

By: Army Air Forces

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Air Service Command: 1942

Seller ID: 2194363

Condition: Good


Light rubbing to wrappers. 1942 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Photographs, silhouettes, and technical information on military aircraft. View more info

Image for Wings for Combat: The Story of the Training of an Air Force

Wings for Combat: The Story of the Training of an Air Force

By: Army Air Forces Training Command

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ullman Company, Inc.: 1943

Seller ID: 2260196

Condition: Fair


Binder's copy. Wrappers heavily rubbed with multiple creases, ink note to front wrapper verso. 1943 Stapled Binding. 80 pp. With 500 photographs printed in genuine sheet-fed gravure. Army Air Forces Training Command, Headquarters, Fort Worth, Texas. CONTENTS: The Army Air Forces Training Command; Foreword; Technical Training; Flying Training; The End Result. A look at the training of Army Air Force staff during the Second World War before the Air Force became a distinct service. View more info

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Flying Furies [The Story of the Fighter Plane]

By: Ayling, Keith

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1719708

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Edge wear. 1942 Large Hardcover. 44 pp. Blue cloth spine, color pictorial paper over boards. Several full-page illustrations by Wallis Rigby of various fighter planes, endpapers depict 24 varieties of combat aircraft. Five pages of text redacted by publisher due to government censorship (several words blacked out for security purposes). View more info

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Sea Planes and Flying Boats of the Solent [Seaplanes]

By: Bagley, J.A.; Bennett, D.E.; Goodall, M.H.; Horne, John B.; Morten, Philip; Rance, Adrian B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Southampton University Industrial Archaeology Group / Southampton City Museums: 1981

Seller ID: 2118787

ISBN: 0905280032

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear to corners. 1981 Stapled Binding. 64 pp. Black & white photographs throughout. View more info

Image for The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 2000-2001: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems

The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 2000-2001: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems

By: Baker, A.D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2287157

ISBN: 1557501971

Condition: Near Fine


2000 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiii, [1], 1107, [5] pp. This biennially updated reference on the world's naval and paranaval forces presents accurate and timely data about the composition of the afloat, coastal defense, and aviation arms of about 180 countries and territories, as well as information about coast guards and other armed maritime government services. It contains not only details about the characteristics and capabilities of ships and craft ranging from giant aircraft carriers and ballistic missile submarines to small tugboats and launches, but... View more info

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The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 2002-2003: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems

By: Baker, A.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2002

Seller ID: 2287158

ISBN: 1557502420

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faded. 2002 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, [1], 1129, [9] pp. This popular navy guide is internationally acknowledged as the world's leading one-volume reference to the world's naval and paranaval forces. Comprehensive, authoritative and affordable, it is updated biennially to include accurate and timely data about the composition of the afloat, coastal defense, and aviation arms of more than one hundred eighty countries and territories, including coast guards and other armed maritime government services. Both major fleets like those of the United St... View more info

Image for Barons of the Sky: From Early Flight to Strategic Warfare - The Story of the American Aerospace Industry

Barons of the Sky: From Early Flight to Strategic Warfare - The Story of the American Aerospace Industry

By: Biddle, Wayne

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company: 1993

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2299497

ISBN: 0805025146

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. A very nice copy. 1993 Trade Paperback. 366 pp. Black & white photographs. Without going very far beneath the surface, Biddle tells the story of the aviation pioneers whose business interests resulted in mega-corporations such as Boeing, Lockheed, Martin Marietta, Northrup and McDonnell Douglas. The book describes how the American aircraft industry weathered the Depression by turning itself into an international munitions business. Operating under something of a cloud in prewar isolationist days, the industry profited grossly when 'it became necessary for Washington to beg the ... View more info

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The Flying Book: Everything You've Ever Wondered about Flying on Airplanes

By: Blatner, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Walker: 2005

Seller ID: 2292282

ISBN: 0802776914

Condition: Very Good


Remainder mark, sticker remnant to rear wrapper. 2005 Small Softcover. Whether you fear, thrill at, or, like many, have never bothered to stop and think about the wonder of commercial flight, The Flying Book will inform, surprise, reassure, and entertain. David Blatner takes readers from the cockpit to the runway, the control tower, the baggage and security systems, the airplane manufacturing plant, and beyond, explaining the many factors that make airline travel possible. There are stops along the way to examine airplane maintenance, pilot training, the effects of weather, safety statistics, ... View more info

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Spirits in the Sky: Classic Aircraft of World War II

By: Bowman, Martin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Book Express: 1992

Seller ID: 2298756

ISBN: 0861015789

Condition: Near Fine


Very light general wear. 1992 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 144 pp. From the Avenger to the Wildcat, Spirits in the Sky puts some of the greatest wartime aircraft back in flight. These planes are brought roaring back to life through stunning photographs and detailed illustrations. View more info

Image for B-17: Combat Missions: Fighters, Flak, and Forts: First-hand Accounts of Mighty 8th Operations over Germany

B-17: Combat Missions: Fighters, Flak, and Forts: First-hand Accounts of Mighty 8th Operations over Germany

By: Bowman, Martin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Metro Books: 2007

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2299199

ISBN: 0760789355

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Light edge wear, ink mark on endpaper. 2007 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. B-17: Combat Missions takes the reader through every crew position of the “Flying Fort” to show what it was like to fly—and fight—in what was one of the most famous bombers of World War II. Uniquely, first-hand accounts from crewmembers are grouped with archive and commissioned photographs of the plane and of items of memorabilia, to bring the stories of these “gladiators of the air” alive in truly vivid detail. View more info

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Classic Airplanes

By: Boyne, Walter J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Publications International, Ltd.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2299507

ISBN: 0785345248

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Very minor general wear. 2001 Large Hardcover. 144 pp. Men and women have looked to the skies and dreamt of flight since prehistory, but it was not until 1903 that powered, sustained flight become a reality. Today, aviation technology encompasses a myriad of disciplines, from aerodynamics to weapons systems. And then there are the numberless human factors: the creative urge, political and military dominance, national pride, and the economic gambles of the enormous corporations that manufacture combat and civil aircraft. Above all else, though, is that dream of flight - a dream t... View more info

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Lost Star: The Search for Amelia Earhart

By: Brink, Randall

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company Inc: 1994

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2201313

ISBN: 0393026833

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Large colored map of the world laid in. Light shelf wear. 1994 Hard Cover. 206 pp. An examination of long-secret government files, exclusive interviews, and reinterpretation of long-misunderstood photographs and data offers strong evidence for a solution to the mystery of Amelia Earhart's disappearance. Keywords: EARHART AMELIA 1898 1937 BIOGRAPHY LOST STAR SEARCH FOR RANDAL BRINK AVIATION View more info

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Zeppelin: Rigid Airships, 1893-1940

By: Brooks, Peter W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Putnam: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287336

ISBN: 0851778453

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 1992 Large Hardcover. 221 pp. In the first decade of the twentieth century, the rigid airship looked more likely to be the future of air travel and transportation than the small, rather fragile airplane. Using a lifting gas enclosed within a metal or wooden framework, rigid airships could fly longer distances and carry more passengers or cargo. Zeppelin: Rigid Airships 1893-1940 examines the rise and decline of the airship by means of individual development histories of all the fifty types of airships built across four countries during a forty year period. Beg... View more info

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The National Air and Space Museum

By: Bryan, C.D.B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1979

Seller ID: 2190357

ISBN: 081090666X

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1979 Large Hardcover. 504 pp. The thrill and excitement of a visit to the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum is captured here with new chapters and specially taken photographs of the museum's five major new galleries. View more info

Image for Dare Devils of the Air (Air Combat Stories, Book 1)

Dare Devils of the Air (Air Combat Stories, Book 1)

By: Burtis, Thomson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1932

Seller ID: 2276896

Condition: Very Good


Jacket front hinge torn most of the way, two one-inch tears to base of jacket rear panel, faint stain along jacket spine head and top rear panel of jacket, jacket rubbed. Page ridges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned. 1932 Hard Cover. 215 pp. Recounts Lieutenant Riley's adventures as leader of the Phantom Five against the enemy in the air. View more info

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Aircraft in Profile, Volume 11

By: Cain, Charles W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1972

Seller ID: 2287844

Condition: Good


Former library copy - usual marks. 1972 Large Hardcover. 296 pp. The aircraft of all ages and nations are presented in photos, word and colors true in detail. View more info

Image for Air Navigation: 'For GCE Candidates and Those Looking for a Thorough Grounding in the Theory and Practice of Air Navigation'

Air Navigation: 'For GCE Candidates and Those Looking for a Thorough Grounding in the Theory and Practice of Air Navigation'

By: Canner, W. H. P.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297104

ISBN: 0851742432

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Quarter-inch tear along top edge of jacket spine, sticker on front jacket flap, sticker ghosting on rear jacket panel. Ink note on front free endpaper. 1976 Hard Cover. 334 pp. The book was primarily written to provide a reference for candidates preparing for the GCE 'O' level examinations in air navigation offered by the Associated Examining Board... The work covers a syllabus which is designed to suit the needs of the profession, both civil and military, and includes the allied subjects of map reading, chart construction, magnetism and compasses, pressure instruments, electron... View more info

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Smithsonian Annals of Flight, Vol. 1 No. 1: The First Nonstop Coast-to-Coast Flight and the Historic T-2 Airplane

By: Casey, Louis S.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press: 1964

Seller ID: 2207519

ISBN: 1299446426

Condition: Very Good


Spine lightly rubbed, ink stamp and note to rear wrapper recto. 1964 Soft Cover. 90 pp. A thorough and entertaining history of the T-2 airplane and its most notable flights, published by the Smithsonian Institute. View more info

Image for Concorde: The Story of the World's Most Advanced Passenger Aircraft

Concorde: The Story of the World's Most Advanced Passenger Aircraft

By: Clark, F. G.; Gibson, Arthur

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Paradise Press: 1978

Seller ID: 2296545

Condition: Near Fine


Two minor tears to bottom edge of front wrapper. 1978 Stapled Binding. 64 pp. An account of the development and manufacture of the Concorde, a joint project of Britain and France. View more info

Image for Two Original Rell S. Clements Photographs, 1920s: U.S.S. Shenandoah Moored to Mast on U.S.S. Patoka; Interior View of Keel Showing Arrangement of Fuel and Oil Tanks - Bunks - Telephone and Water Supply - Walkway 10 Wide Shown in Center

Two Original Rell S. Clements Photographs, 1920s: U.S.S. Shenandoah Moored to Mast on U.S.S. Patoka; Interior View of Keel Showing Arrangement of Fuel and Oil Tanks - Bunks - Telephone and Water Supply - Walkway 10 Wide Shown in Center

By: Clements, Rell S.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1923

Seller ID: 2279572

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear along edges, corners seem to indicate these were once mounted in an album. 1923 Single Sheet. Two photographs of the U.S.S. Shenandoah, the first American-built rigid airship (one of four total the U.S. made). Built in 1922-23, it crashed and was destroyed due to a squall in September 1925. Both photos are taken by Rell S. Clements, with his caption and photographer mark in white. He was known for these sorts of images, most of which were taken at the Naval Air Station in Lakehurst, NJ. View more info