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Image for Aircraft Recognition, The Inter-Services Journal: 30 Volume Non-Continuous Run, Volume I, Number 2, October 1942 - Volume III, Number 11, July 1945

Aircraft Recognition, The Inter-Services Journal: 30 Volume Non-Continuous Run, Volume I, Number 2, October 1942 - Volume III, Number 11, July 1945

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: H.M. Stationery Office / Samson Clark & Co., Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: 2181996

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed. 1942 Stapled Binding. Thirty issue non-continuous run, including: October 1942 - June 1943, August & September 1943, December 1943 - May 1944, July 1944 - July 1945. Black & white photographs of various military aircraft, as well as diagrams featuring various views, with specifications and sillographs (silhouettes). Released during World War II to aid military personnel in identifying enemy aircraft and differentiating them from friendly aircraft. View more info

Image for Deutsche Luftwacht Luftwehr, Bd. 5, N. 6, S. 215-258, Berlin, Juni 1938

Deutsche Luftwacht Luftwehr, Bd. 5, N. 6, S. 215-258, Berlin, Juni 1938

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: E.S. Mittler & Sohn: 1938

Seller ID: 2181998

Condition: Good


Wrappers splitting along spine, ink 'File Copy' stamp on front wrapper, faint stain on fore-edge margin. 1938 Stapled Binding. [v], 216-258 pp. A photographic guide to various military aircraft. View more info

Image for Seaplanes and General Aircraft of To-Day [Today]

Seaplanes and General Aircraft of To-Day [Today]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Juvenile Productions Ltd.:

Seller ID: 2182156

Condition: Good


Wrappers foxed. 18, [2] pp. Color illustrations and general specifications of nine early 20th century airplanes, including: Short 'Sunderland' Long-Range Reconnaissance Flying-Boat; Short 'Empire' 'C' Class Flying-Boat; Supermarine 'Stranraer' Flying-Boat; Supekrmarine 'Walrus' Amphibian; Airspeed 'Envoy' Passenger or Freight Carrying Monoplane; Avro 'Anson' Reconnaissance Monoplane; Airspeed 'Oxford' Advanced Training Monoplane; Fairey 'Swordfish' Torpedo-Spotter-Reconn... View more info

Image for Identification of Aircraft, United States & British, Study Sheet Page 1 - 9 - Nine Large Flash Cards (CAAF-RP-357-500)

Identification of Aircraft, United States & British, Study Sheet Page 1 - 9 - Nine Large Flash Cards (CAAF-RP-357-500)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 2194940

Condition: Very Good


Lightly toned, ink notes on reverse of one sheet. Nine 8 x 10 7/16 sheets, each with 15 airplane silhouettes and associated nose-to-tail lengths, with models listed on reverse. Designed to be used by military personnel learning to identify aircraft from the ground during World War II. View more info

Image for The Curtiss Standard JN4-D Military Tractor Handbook

The Curtiss Standard JN4-D Military Tractor Handbook

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation: 1995

Seller ID: 2198063

Condition: Near Fine


1995 Stapled Binding. 72 pp. Late 20th century facsimile (c. 1995) of the 1918 original. A handbook of the workings of the Curtiss Standard JN4-D Military Tractor. Contents include specifications, examination of parts, general construction, flying, landing, tables, and more. Black and white illustrations included. View more info

Image for 1918 Original Photo Postcard: The Death of Quentin Roosevelt [World War I Military Aviation Photograph]

1918 Original Photo Postcard: The Death of Quentin Roosevelt [World War I Military Aviation Photograph]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1918

Seller ID: 2195173

Condition: Near Fine


Lightly smudged on reverse, slight forward curl. 1918 Postcard. An original photographic postcard, issued during World War I, depicting the wreckage of Quentin Roosevelt's airplane, and his body. As noted on the photo, it was taken ten minutes after his plane crashed, having been shot down over France on Bastille Day (July 14, 1918). This photograph caused somewhat of an uproar when it was released - Quentin was President Theodore Roosevelt's youngest son, and an accompl... View more info

Image for World War II Airplane Models: A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning; German ME. 109E; Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber [WWII Fighters]

World War II Airplane Models: A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning; German ME. 109E; Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber [WWII Fighters]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1943

Seller ID: 2195181

Condition: Very Good


Envelopes and sheets of paper toned, corners rubbed, a few creases and small stains. 1943 Unbound. World War II airplane model set. Includes the A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning Fighter (in envelope with assembly instructions printed on envelope); the German ME. 109E Fighter (in envelope with assembly instructions printed on envelope); the Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber (in plastic insert); the Messerschmitt ME. 110 (two single sheets of loose paper--one with mode... View more info

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Instruction Manual for Ford Trimotor

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aviation Publications: 1973

Seller ID: 2198061

Condition: Near Fine


1973 Trade Paperback. 114 pp. Information contained in this volume is the result of study and observation of the tri-motor Ford monoplane under a variety of operating conditions, not only on commercial lines, but in private service as well. It represents the experience of both pilots and mechanics. Much space is devoted to structural details of the plane.Includes black and white illustrations.The Ford Trimotor (also called the Tri-Motor, and nicknamed The Tin Goose) was ... View more info

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Ford Tri-Motor All-Metal Monoplane (Book of Instruction)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Post-Era Books: 1977

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2203072

Condition: Near Fine


A 1977 reissue of the 1929 original. No jacket, sticker to rear board. 114 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. CONTENTS: Part I: Suggestions on Operation; Description and Specifications. Part II: Shipment of Aircraft; Erection Procedure. Part III: Service Instructions. Part IV: Fuel and Oil System. Part V: Electrical System. Part VI: Instruments. Part VII: Propellers. Part VIII: Inspection; Special Bolts; Service Tools and Equipment.Keywords: FORD TRI-MOTOR ALL-M... View more info

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Pilot Training Manual for the Liberator B-24

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: George A. Petersen: 1944

Seller ID: 2204837

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date (circa 1944). Minor surface tears to front wrapper. 262 pp. Published for Headquarters, AAF Office of Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Training by Headquarters, AAF, Office of Flying Safety. This manual is the text for your training as a B-24 pilot and airplane commander. The techniques and procedures described in this book are standard and mandatory. In this respect the manual serves the dual purpose of a training checklist and a working handbook. View more info

Image for Modern Mechanix and Inventions, April 1935, Volume XIII, Number 6

Modern Mechanix and Inventions, April 1935, Volume XIII, Number 6

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Modern Mechanix: 1935

Seller ID: 2204987

Condition: Good


One inch tear to spine head, ink name, pages toned. 1935 Stapled Binding. 154 pp. CONTENTS: Building Stratosphere Air-Liners, by Allan Lockheed; Knock Down Monuments with Feathers, by Nic Sprank in Oddities of Science; American Railroads Challenge Speed Records; Racing Time for News Scoops, by Robert L. Frey; How I Judge Championship Fights, by General J.V. Clinnin; Get Cash for Puzzle Solutions - Furniture Contest Winners Get $125.00; Electrical City Built Without Chimn... View more info

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Model Changes War Style (Blueprint for Victory)

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Department of Public Relations General Motors: 1942

Seller ID: 2206686

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date (circa 1940's), edges very minimally rubbed, top page corners very lightly bumped, pencil number to title page. 1942 Stapled Binding. 23 pp. Based on informal talk by O.E. Hunt, Engineer, General Motors Corporation, at meeting of Automotive Council for War Production, Detroit, Michigan, January 24, 1942.KEYWORDS: MODEL CHANGES WAR STYLE BLUEPRINT FOR VICTORY MILITARY SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 TRANSPORTATION AUTOMOBILES AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING MACHINE... View more info

Image for An Airman's Letter to His Mother

An Airman's Letter to His Mother

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1940

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2280060

Condition: Near Fine


Sixth printing. No jacket, minor general wear. 1940 Small Hard Cover. 29 pp. The letter was written before a young British pilot left on his last flight; it was found after his death, among his possessions, was published in the London Times, and captured the imagination of everyone who read it. In no other way could the spirit of this war, and the sharp contrast with the last war, he better symbolized. View more info

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Spot Them in the Air!

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Daily Mirror:

Seller ID: 2283076

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (circa 1940), a few light spots on wrappers, a few faint creases. 32 pp. Foreword by Cassandra. Full-page photographs of aircraft on left-hand page. Description of wartime aircraft type, (British and German) on right-hand page. View more info

Image for Silhouettes of British Aircraft (Prepared by the Air Ministry)

Silhouettes of British Aircraft (Prepared by the Air Ministry)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1940

Seller ID: 2283090

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper creased. 1940 Soft Cover. 143 pp. An identification guide to British aircraft. CONTENTS: National Marking, Royal Air Force Aircraft; Fighters; Bombers; Army Co-operation; Fleet Air Arm; Reconnaissance; Transport, Communication and Training; Experimental; Civil. Includes illustrations. View more info

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Recognition Handbook of Russian Aircraft

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Air Publication: 1942

Seller ID: 2283092

Condition: Very Good


Pencil name and ink note on front wrapper, general light wear. 1942 Soft Cover. Air publication 1480E. An identification guide to Russian aircraft. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Tabbed sections include: A: Single Engined Monoplane Landplanes; B: Twin Engined Monoplane Landplanes; C: Three Engined Monoplane Landplanes; D: Four Engined Monoplane Landplanes; E: Single Engined Biplane Landplanes; F: Multi Engined Biplane Landplanes; G: Flying-books Float Seaplanes ... View more info

Image for British German and Italian Aircraft: How to Spot Them

British German and Italian Aircraft: How to Spot Them

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) LTD.:

Edition: 25th Thousand

Seller ID: 2283094

Condition: Very Good


25th thousand. No publisher date. No jacket, a couple light stains on front board, spine lightly toned. 96 pp. Includes 320 drawings and photographs with descriptions. An identification guide to British, German and Italian aircraft. View more info

Image for The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Six [6]

The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Six [6]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: 2283097

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1942 Stapled Binding. 17 pp. A booklet to test aeroplane recognition. Includes black-and-white photographs. Answers to the Identification Problems set in this booklet will be found on pages 5-12. View more info

Image for The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Five [5]

The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Five [5]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1941

Seller ID: 2283098

Condition: Fair


Wrappers unattached from binding but included, ink stamp on front wrapper, pages lightly toned. 1941 Stapled Binding. 17 pp. A booklet to test aeroplane recognition. Includes black-and-white photographs. Answers to the Identification Problems set in this booklet will be found on pages 5-12. View more info

Image for The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Four [4]

The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Four [4]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1941

Seller ID: 2283099

Condition: Good


No publisher date (circa 1941), a few light creases to front wrapper, smudges on rear wrapper. 17 pp. A booklet to test aeroplane recognition. Includes black-and-white photographs. Answers to the Identification Problems set in this booklet will be found on pages 5-12. View more info

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The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Three [3]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1941

Seller ID: 2283100

Condition: Good


No publisher date (circa 1941), wrappers split along spine head, pencil number on front wrapper. 17 pp. A booklet to test aeroplane recognition. Includes black-and-white photographs. Answers to the Identification Problems set in this booklet will be found on pages 5-12. View more info

Image for The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Two [2]

The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Two [2]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1941

Seller ID: 2283101

Condition: Fair


Wrappers loose from binding but included. No publication date (circa 1941), ink mark on front wrapper and front wrapper verso. 17 pp. A booklet to test aeroplane recognition. Includes black-and-white photographs. Answers to the Identification Problems set in this booklet will be found on pages 5-12. View more info

Image for The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Are They? Part One [1]

The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Are They? Part One [1]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1941

Seller ID: 2283102

Condition: Fair


No publication date (circa 1941). Wrappers loose from binding but included, spine taped, ink mark on front wrapper and front wrapper verso. 16 pp. A booklet to test aeroplane recognition. Includes black-and-white photographs. Answers to the Identification Problems set in this booklet will be found on pages 8-10. View more info

Image for We Speak from the Air: Broadcasts by the R.A.F.

We Speak from the Air: Broadcasts by the R.A.F.

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283122

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Wrapper edges lightly rubbed, smudge on front wrapper, ink stamp on half-title page. 1942 Soft Cover. 72 pp. Men of the R.A.F. describe their own experiences in their own words. These accounts of operations over Germany, France, Holland, Belgium, Britain, Norway, Italy, the North Sea, the English Channel and the Atlantic give us the human stories behind the official communiques, and show us the great range and effectiveness of our Ai... View more info

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Know Your War Planes

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Coca-Cola Company: 1943

Seller ID: 2283127

Condition: Near Fine


Published by Coca-Cola Company during World War II. Rear wrapper lightly creased, minimal loss to spine head and spine base. 1943 Stapled Binding. 26 American fighting planes in action, painted by William Heaslip. 96 authentic silhouettes: American, British, Russian, German, Italian, Japanese (warplanes of the world). Shown in the following pages are the principle war planes of the United Nations as well as those of the Axis Powers. 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 specifi... 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: $20.00

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 ... View more info

Image for Jet Fighters (The History of the World Wars Special No. 3)

Jet Fighters (The History of the World Wars Special No. 3)

By: Anderton, David A.; Batchelor, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish: 1975

Seller ID: 2201663

Condition: Good


Front hinge starting. 1975 Large Softcover. 63, [1] pp. CONTENTS: The World's First Jet Fighter; Wartime Developments: Too Fast to Fight; Postwar Developments: The Sweep Towards Mach I; War in Korea: The First Jet Fighter Aces; Dead End Developments; The Sixties: Lessons from Small Wars; The Present: Soaring Cost and Complexity; The FUTURE: Where Do We Go From Here?; Ejector Seats; Fighter Armament: Choose Your Weapon. View more info

Image for World Aircraft: Origins - World War I (Rand McNally Color Illustrated Guides)

World Aircraft: Origins - World War I (Rand McNally Color Illustrated Guides)

By: Angelucci, Enzo; Matricardi, Paolo

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Rand McNally: 1979

Seller ID: 2283521

ISBN: 0528881655

Condition: Good


Front wrapper and spine creased. 1979 Trade Paperback. 320 pp. From introduction: presents the history of aviation up to the end of World War I. All the important early aeroplanes are examined in this book which contains a representative selection of civil and military aircraft. Some are present because they have become landmarks of aviation history or exhibit a particular technical development, others because of the immortal feats they performed. View more info