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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 model outline, one identification); and U.S. Army and Navy Silhouette model (loose). Keywords: AVIATION TRANSPORTATION MILITARY W... 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

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V.C. [The Victoria Cross]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Geo. Pulman & Sons, Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: 2283084

Condition: Good


Pages 19-22 loose but included, ink stamp on front wrapper, quarter-inch tear along spine head and spine base, wrappers split along spine base. 1942 Stapled Binding. 38 pp. Here are the stories of the Victoria Cross awards of this war announced up to the end of April, 1942. The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours system. It is awarded for gallantry in the presence of the enemy to members of the British Armed Forces. It may be awarded posthumously. It was previously awarded to Commonwealth countries, most of which have established their own honou... 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

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

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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

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

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

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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 Air Power. The narratives are selected from over 280 broadcasts, given anonymously by the R.A.F. and W.A.A.F. during 1941. 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 Military Intelligence Identification of Soviet-Russian Aircraft, July 18, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Restricted, FM 30-34); Military Intelligence Identification of British Aircraft, August 1, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Confidential, FM 30-31); Military Intelligence Identification of Italian Aircraft, October 24, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Restricted FM 30-39); Military Intelligence Identification of U.S. Government Aircraft, February 21, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-30); Military Intelligence Identification of German Aircraft, March 11, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-35); Military Intelligence Identification of Japanese Aircraft, March 16, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-38); Recognition Training, August 1954 (Department of the Army Field Manual, FM 21-80)

Military Intelligence Identification of Soviet-Russian Aircraft, July 18, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Restricted, FM 30-34); Military Intelligence Identification of British Aircraft, August 1, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Confidential, FM 30-31); Military Intelligence Identification of Italian Aircraft, October 24, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Restricted FM 30-39); Military Intelligence Identification of U.S. Government Aircraft, February 21, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-30); Military Intelligence Identification of German Aircraft, March 11, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-35); Military Intelligence Identification of Japanese Aircraft, March 16, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-38); Recognition Training, August 1954 (Department of the Army Field Manual, FM 21-80)

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: United States Government Printing Office: 1942

Seller ID: 2287625

Condition: Very Good


Stain along edges of Military Intelligence Identification of Soviet-Russian Aircraft, July 18, 1941, ink stamp on front wrapper and stains on rear wrapper of Military Intelligence Identification of Italian Aircraft, October 24, 1941, multiple creases to wrappers of Military Intelligence Identification of U.S. Government Aircraft, Februrary 21, 1942, ink stamp on front wrapper of Military Intelligence Identification of German Aircraft, March 11, 1942, two ink stamps and pencil markings on front wrapper of Recognition Training.. Seven volumes. Identification guides to aircraft of World War II. View more info

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Inspection--Maintenance Instruction Forms for the P-40 Series Airplanes (Air Corps Technical School, Keesler Field, Mississippi, TSKF No. A1E-1)

Inspection--Maintenance Instruction Forms for the P-40 Series Airplanes (Air Corps Technical School, Keesler Field, Mississippi, TSKF No. A1E-1)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Air Corps Technical School:

Seller ID: 2287639

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1940s. Ink name on front wrapper. All forms blank. Forms include: Preflight and Daily Inspections; 25-Hour Inspection; 50-Hour Inspection; 100-Hour and Subsequent Inspections; At Engine Change Inspections; 25 Hours After Engine Change Inspections. View more info

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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 longest continued armed contest during the war. Their useful deployment depended first, however, on effective collaboration ... 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

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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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

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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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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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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 The German Air Force, 1933-1945: An Anatomy of Failure

The German Air Force, 1933-1945: An Anatomy of Failure

By: Cooper, Matthew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jane's: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279884

ISBN: 0531037339

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front jacket flap price-clipped. 1981 Hard Cover. v, 406 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. The German Air Force was a failure. This is the cardinal fact about Hitler's Luftwaffe and one of the most important of the Second World War. Yet it is also one of the most neglected. In this, the first detailed, comprehensive history of the Luftwaffe since 1946, Matthew Cooper describes the disintegration of its high command and the disastrous leadership of Goering. He analyses the development of the Luftwaffe's strategy, and with it its aircraft, and its decision regarding dive b... View more info

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U.S. Air Force: A Complete History

By: Daso, Dik Alan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Air Force Historical Foundation / Beaux Arts Editions: 2006

Seller ID: 2282972

ISBN: 0883634538

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2006 Large Hardcover. 624 pp. Navy blue padded boards, silver & blue U.S. Air Force patch on front cover, silver titles. A profusely illustrated chronology of the United States Air Force from 1783-2006. Color and black & white photographs, maps, and illustrations throughout. View more info