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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

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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-Reconnaissance Seaplane; De Havilland 'Dragon Rapide' Passenger or Freight Carrying Monoplane. View more info

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Signal Book United States Army, 1916

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1916

Seller ID: 2280073

Condition: Very Good


Ink stamp on front wrapper, ink name and pencil name on front flyleaf, ink crossover on front wrapper verso, front hinge starting, faint stain to top page corner of pages 23-38. 1916 Small Softcover. 64 pp. Personal copy of Camp Lee soldier Candidate F.H. Kelly, 35th Company, 7th Bn. Central Officer's Training School, Camp Lee, Virginia. A U.S. Army handbook on Morse Code and signaling. View more info

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Technical Manual Electrical Fundamentals (War Department TM 1-455)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287626

Condition: Good


Ink name on front wrapper, minor water damage. 1941 Soft Cover. 155 pp. CONTENTS: Electrical Energy; Batteries; Solution of Circuits; Magnetism; Alternating Current; Inductance; Capacitance; Power Equipment; Electrical Measuring Instruments; Appendix I. Electrical Symbols; Appendix II. Summary of Formulas; Appendix III. Mathematical Table of Squares and Square Roots; Appendix IV. Glossary. View more info

Image for Technical Manual Hand, Measuring, and Power Tools, May 26, 1941 (War Department TM 10-590)

Technical Manual Hand, Measuring, and Power Tools, May 26, 1941 (War Department TM 10-590)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287627

Condition: Good


Minor water damage. 1941 Soft Cover. 120 pp. CONTENTS: Section I. General: Employment. Section II. Use and Care of Hand Tools: Hammers; Screw Drivers; Shears, Pliers, and Nippers; Wrenches; Holding Devices; Files and Filing; Hacksaws; Punches and Punching; Chisels and Chipping; Drills and Drilling; Grinding and Sharpening Drills; Counterboring and Counterskinking; Reamers and Reaming; Threads, Taps, and Dies; Threads; Use of Taps; Tapping; Use of Dies; Cutting and Threading Pipe; Driving Rivets; Scrapers. Section III. Use and Care of Measuring Tools: Rules and Scales; Scribers; Squares; Calipe... View more info

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Technical Manual Theory of Flight, February 24, 1941 (War Department TM 1-400)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287631

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss to spine head and spine base. 1941 Soft Cover. 182 pp. CONTENTS: General; Fundamentals of Aerodynamics; Airfoils; Parasite Drag; Propellers; Performance; Equilibrium, Stability, and Control; Dynamic Loads; Appendix: Nomenclature; Index. View more info

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Technical Manual Airplane Structures (War Department TM 1-410)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287633

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front wrapper. 1941 Soft Cover. 132 pp. CONTENTS: General; Fuselages; Engine Mounts; Wings; Stabilizers; Flight Control Surfaces and Wing Flaps; Flight Control Mechanisms; Landing Gear; Tires and Tubes; Wheels; Brakes; Cockpits and Cabins; Cowling and Fairing; Shielding and Bonding; Towing, Mooring, and Handling; Hydraulic Jacks; Cleaning; Lubricants; Insignia and Markings; Index. View more info

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Technical Manual Aircraft Engine Operation and Test (War Department TM 1-408)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: War Department: 1940

Seller ID: 2287634

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1940 Stapled Binding. 62 pp. CONTENTS: Control Systems; Operation; Testing; Troubles; Storage and Shipment. View more info

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Technical Manual Aircraft Engines, December 9, 1941 (War Department TM 1-405)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287635

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front wrapper. 1941 Stapled Binding. 81 pp. CONTENTS: Internal-Combustion Engine Principles; Classification and Description of Engine Types; Description and Construction of Engine Units; Repair Principles; Engine Lubrications; Engine Cooling. View more info

Image for Technical Manual Airplane Hydraulic Systems and Miscellaneous Equipment, October 20, 1941 (War Department TM 1-411); Plus Supplement No. 1

Technical Manual Airplane Hydraulic Systems and Miscellaneous Equipment, October 20, 1941 (War Department TM 1-411); Plus Supplement No. 1

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287637

Condition: Good


Ink name on front wrapper of both volumes, page ridges lightly foxed on Technical Manual Airplane Hydraulic Systems and Miscellaneous Equipment, October 20, 1941.. 106; 12 pp. 2 volume set. CONTENTS: Hydraulic Principles; Hydraulic System Units; Airplane Hydraulic Systems; Inspection of Hydraulic Systems; Gases; Fire-Extinguishing Equipment; Flotation Equipment; Oxygen Equipment; Ice Eliminating Equipment; Heating and Ventilating Equipment; Aircraft Parachute Flare; Index. SUPPLEMENT CONTENTS: Master Cylinder Hydraulic Brake Systems. View more info

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Supplement Technical Manual Airplane Hydraulic Systems and Miscellaneous Equipment, August 1, 1942 (Army Air Forces Technical Training Command, Supplement No. 1, TM 1-411)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Headquarters, Army Air Forces Technical Training Command: 1942

Seller ID: 2287638

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front wrapper, front wrapper faintly foxed. 1942 Stapled Binding. 12 pp. CONTENTS: Master Cylinder Hydraulic Brake Systems. View more info

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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

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Jane's Fighting Ships, 1958-59: Sixty-First Year of Issue

By: Blackman, Raymond V.B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.: 1959

Seller ID: 2287496

Condition: Very Good


Jacket foxed and lightly toned, bottom corner lightly bumped. 1959 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 64, xxvi, 446 pp. An annual by the authoritative publisher of reference works on military vehicles, with black-and-white photographs and detailed specifications throughout. View more info

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Jane's Fighting Ships, 1965-66: Sixty-Eighth Year of Issue

By: Blackman, Raymond V.B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.: 1966

Seller ID: 2287497

Condition: Very Good


A bit musty, jacket lightly foxed, 1/2 inch chip from top jacket corner, ink stamp on front jacket panel. 1966 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 60, vi-vii, 461, xvi pp. An annual by the authoritative publisher of reference works on military vehicles, with black-and-white photographs and detailed specifications throughout. View more info

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Soviet Warship Development, Volume One: 1917-1937 [1]

By: Breyer, Siegfried

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2299444

ISBN: 0851776043

Condition: Near Fine


First English language edition. 1992 Hard Cover. 288 pp. An illustrated account of the evolution of Soviet warship design during the early twentieth century, with black-and-white photographs, diagrams, and detailed specifications throughout. View more info

Manhattan Project: The Untold Story of the Making of the Atomic Bomb

By: Groueff, Stephane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1967

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2299928

Condition: Good


2nd printing. Lacks jacket. Ink name and owner blind stamp on front endpaper, spine faded. 1967 Hard Cover. xii, 372 pp. 8vo. An examination of the American military project that led to the development of the atomic bomb. Includes section of black-and-white photographs, maps on endpapers. View more info

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The Nation's Safety and Arms Control

By: Hadley, Arthur T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263112

ISBN: 1125181257

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket faintly toned. Ink note and date on front endpaper. 1961 Hard Cover. xiii, 160 pp. Beginning with a description of our present position in the Kilomegaton Age, Arthur T. Hadley outlines the prerequisites to nuclear control, such as making the deterrent more secure and providing an effective United States response to minor aggressions. He then goes on to the necessary moves to improve stability: agreement between ourselves and the Russians on what to do if a nuclear weapon explodes through human or mechanical error, control of weapons in outer space, prohibition of radar j... View more info

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Tanks and Armored Vehicles

By: Icks, Robert J.; Andrews, Phillip

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285928

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges a bit rubbed with two 1/2 inch closed tears. 1945 Large Hardcover. 264 pp. Oblong, 9 1/8 x 12 1/4. A photographic survey of various tanks and other armored vehicles, released at the close of World War II. Also includes illustrations of tank components such as engines and periscopes. An introduction discusses armored vehicles up through World War I, with representative images. Index and bibliography follow text. View more info

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Tanks and Armored Vehicles

By: Icks, Robert J.; Andrews, Phillip

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288025

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1945 Large Hardcover. 264 pp. Oblong, 9 1/8 x 12 1/4. A photographic survey of various tanks and other armored vehicles, released at the close of World War II. Also includes illustrations of tank components such as engines and periscopes. An introduction discusses armored vehicles up through World War I, with representative images. Index and bibliography follow text. View more info

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Jane's Fighting Ships 1914

By: Jane, Fred T.; Sells, Charles De Grave

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Arco Publishing Company, Inc.: 1969

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2287160

ISBN: 0668018739

Condition: Good


Edges lightly stained, 1/2 inch chip from front jacket edge, binding shaken. 1969 Large Hardcover. cx, [2], 503, [7] pp. Oblong. 8 3/8 x 12 3/8. A reprint of the 1914 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships, with a chapter on the progress of marine engineering since its release by Charles De Grave Sells. Black-and-white photographs and detailed specifications throughout. View more info

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Damage Control: A Manual for Naval Personnel

By: Kelly, Thomas J.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc.: 1944

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2286114

Condition: Near Fine


1945 4th printing. Ink name stamp on front endpaper. 1944 Hard Cover. ix, [1], 248 pp. 8vo. A World War II U.S. Navy manual for damage control personnel, covering general principles, ship maintenance, hull systems, fire fighting, gas defense, engineering, gunnery, medical and supply departments, buoyancy and stability, and repairing damage. View more info

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British and Empire Warships of the Second World War

By: Lenton, H.T.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Greenhill Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2299453

ISBN: 1557500487

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1998 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 766 pp. Black-and-white photographs, diagrams, and detailed specifications throughout. In this comprehensive and definitive reference work H. T. Lenton has detailed all the warships of the British, Dominion and Colonial naval forces that participated in the 'Second World War. The background history of each category of warship is given, with extensive tables for the individual units, specifying the name, builder, engine manufacturer, building dates and ultimate fate of each vessel, where known. For each class of ... View more info

Image for Most Dangerous Sea: A History of Mine Warfare, and an Account of U.S. Navy Mine Warfare Operations in World War II and Korea

Most Dangerous Sea: A History of Mine Warfare, and an Account of U.S. Navy Mine Warfare Operations in World War II and Korea

By: Lott, Arnold S.; Nimitz, C.W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S. Naval Institute: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2298298

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Spine slightly faded. 1959 Hard Cover. xiv, 322 pp. 8vo. An account of the use of mines in naval warfare during World War II and Korea by the Lieutenant Commander of the U.S. Navy, with a foreword by Admiral Nimitz. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and maps. View more info

Seven Hours to Zero

By: Marx, Joseph L. [Laurance]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2299916

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges slightly faded jacket edges lightly rubbed, jacket price clipped, owner blind stamp on front flyleaf. 1967 Hard Cover. 256 pp. 8vo. A dramatic, minute-by-minute account of the Enola Gay's historic flight, 02:20 to 9:15:17; 6 August, 1945. Target: Hiroshima. View more info

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Hunters in the Shallows: A History of the PT Boat

By: Nelson, Curtis L.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Brassey's Inc: 2003

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2273429

ISBN: 1574886010

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Remainder mark. 2003 Trade Paperback. x, 242 pp. Provides a comprehensive critical analysis of a vessel long neglected by naval scholars - Highlights the involvement that FDR, Douglas MacArthur, John F. Kennedy, and others had with the PT Hunters in the Shallows examines the development of the small torpedo boat in U.S. naval history from Lt. William Cushing's heroic Civil War attack on the Confederate ram Albemarle in 1864 in a forerunner of the PT to the type's zenith in World War II. Curtis L. Nelson takes readers inside the scandalous 1939 Elco deal to manufacture PTs, desc... View more info

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Bridging for Victory

By: Nichols, Chester W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1983

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2285942

Condition: Near Fine


Revised edition. Scarce - 3 copies in OCLC, and only 1 of this edition. 1983 Large Hardcover. xi, [1], 396 pp. A history of the 332nd Engineers in World War II, with chapters on reconstruction of the Port of Cherbourg, railroad reconstruction in France and the low countries, and the victory bridge at Duisburg - Rheinhausen, Germany, with discussion of training and secret movements. Maps and illustrations reproduced from drawings by the author throughout. View more info

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Bridging for Victory

By: Nichols, Chester W.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285944

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Scarce - 3 copies in OCLC, and only 2 of this edition. Author's bookplate on title page. An advance copy sent to a member (or surviving family) of the 332nd Engineers, with a slip explaining this laid in. Photographic fold-out of bridges built by Engineer Group A and 332nd Engineer Regiment enclosed in pocket following text. 1977 Large Softcover. ix, [1], 396 pp. A history of the 332nd Engineers in World War II, with chapters on reconstruction of the Port of Cherbourg, railroad reconstruction in France and the low countries, and the victory bridge at Duisburg - Rheinhausen, Germ... View more info

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Jane's Weapon Systems, 1972-73: Fourth Edition

By: Pretty, R.T.; Archer, D.H.R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jane's Yearbooks / Sampson Low Marston: 1972

Seller ID: 1765025

ISBN: 0354001051

Condition: Very Good


Former library copy. 1972 Large Hardcover. An extensive photographic catalog of various military equipment, including missiles, weapon platforms (armored vehicles, ships, aircraft, and submarines), ordnance, electronic and optical equipment, with tables assessing comparative military strength of countries at that time. View more info