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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

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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

Image for Technical Manual Parachutes, Aircraft Fabrics, and Clothing (War Department TM 1-440)

Technical Manual Parachutes, Aircraft Fabrics, and Clothing (War Department TM 1-440)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287628

Condition: Very Good


Minor general wear. 1941 Soft Cover. 118 pp. CONTENTS: Materials; Shop Equipment and Tools; Modification and Maintenance of Clothing and Flying Equipment; Construction of Parachutes; Maintenance and Storage of Parachutes; Instructions for Using Parachutes; Appendix; Index. View more info

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Technical Manual Aircraft Instruments, February 2, 1942 (War Department TM 1-413)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: War Department: 1942

Seller ID: 2287629

Condition: Very Good


Minor general wear. 1942 Soft Cover. 234 pp. CONTENTS: General; Maintenance, Storage, and Repair; Installation; Fuel Pressure Gages; Suction Gages; Manifold Pressure Gages; De-Icing Pressure Gages; Oil Pressure Gage; Landing Gear Pressure Gage; Engine Gage Units; Chronometric Tachometers; Generator-Voltmeter Tachometers; Engine Synchronism Indicator (Weston); Engine Synchroscope (Eclipse); Vapor Pressure Thermometers; Cylinder Temperature Gages; Fuel Mixture Indicators; Self-Synchronous Instruments; Selsyn Instruments; Fuel Level Gages; Aircraft Compasses (Magnetic); Air Speed Indicators; Air ... 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 Aircraft Propellers (War Department TM 1-412)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: War Department: 1940

Seller ID: 2287632

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front wrapper. 1940 Soft Cover. 107 pp. CONTENTS: General; Ground Adjustable Propeller; Lycoming-Smith Controllable Propeller; Curtiss Controllable Propeller; Hamilton Standard Two-Position Propeller; Hamilton Standard Constant Speed Propeller; Hamilton Standard Hydromatic Propeller; Propeller Anti-Icer Equipment; General Maintenance and Repair; Index. View more info

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

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 Airship Aerodynamics, February 11, 1941 (War Department TM 1-320)

Technical Manual Airship Aerodynamics, February 11, 1941 (War Department TM 1-320)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287636

Condition: Very Good


Minor general wear. 1941 Stapled Binding. 66 pp. CONTENTS: General; Resistance; Power Requirements; Stability; Control; Aerodynamic Stress. 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

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

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

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

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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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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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Gas (Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century, Weapons Book No. 43)

By: Hogg, Ian V.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1975

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2201701

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Spine lightly creased, lightly rubbed. 1975 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 160 pp. An account of the use of chemical warfare during World Wars I and II, profusely illustrated with black & white photographs. Part of Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century, and one of the scarcer volumes in the series. 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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Jane's Fighting Ships, 1979-1980: Eighty-Second Year of Issue

By: Moore, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jane's Yearbooks / Franklin Watts, Inc.: 1979

Seller ID: 2287156

ISBN: 0531039137

Condition: Good


Former library copy, usual marks. 1979 Large Hardcover. 836 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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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