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- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 16.99
"The riveting true story of a World War II bomber pilot and the co-pilot who received orders to kill him?After the twists and turns in Goering's many missions, Frater finishes with a stunning revelation?the author delivers an exciting read full of little-known facts about the war. A WWII thrill ride." ?Kirkus Reviews An unforgettable and thrilling... more...
- Smithsonian 2013; US$ 24.95
When Congress declared war in April 1917, the Europeans had already deployed their third generation of fighters, equipped with machine guns and capable of speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour, while the American Air Service consisted of only a handful of aviators in unarmed trainers. In this first in-depth study of America's first air warriors, Frandsen... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 49.95
This is the first and only comprehensive history of all decorations and medals that may be awarded to men and women serving in the United States Army and Air Force. The background and design of each medal are examined, as well as award criteria governing each decoration. The book first looks at the Army and Air Force Medals of Honor before continuing... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 24.78
<div>The Venom aircraft has carried out the operational ground attack sorties since the Second World War. This book discusses the problems of the test development programmes and offers a look at the aircraft's operational service with the air arms of Australia, France, Sweden, Switzerland, Iraq and Venzuela.</div> more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
This book provides a concise historical survey of the various types of aircraft used by the United States Army Air Corps, Army Air Forces, and Air Force, and the Navy and Marine Corps to accomplish air attack missions since 1926. The text covers four types of fixed-wing aircraft: designated attack aircraft; light, medium, and tactical bombers; fighter-bombers;... more...
- Grub Street Publishing 2013; US$ 7.69
The sequel to the best-selling The Lightning Boys, Lightning Boys 2 is a must-have companion and continues the theme of tales from pilots and other crew connected with this iconic aircraft, giving a rare insight into postwar fighter operations. In 20 separate stories to intrigue, amaze and amuse, the book has also been compiled and written by Richard... more...
- Remember When 2013; US$ 20.99
Airfix is synonymous with plastic model kits. The brand name has virtually become a noun, occupying a special place in that lexicon of trade names alongside Hoover, Sellotape, Perspex and Aqua-Lung.Throughout the war years Airfix survived on government contracts for a whole range of plastic items and by virtue of Kove's tenancious apetitie for... more...
- MMP 2013; US$ 4.99
One of the premier collections of Soviet and Russian aircraft, the Monino museum opened in 1960 and covers an area of about 20 hectares. It has on display more than 173 aircraft and 127 aero engines, with 44 of its exhibits having been declared as monuments of science and technology. The Monino museum charts the history of Soviet and Russian aviation... more...
- Philedition 2014; US$ 9.99
A pictorial study of the USN aircraft between 1922 and 1962. Over forty years, between 1922 and 1962, the USN and USMC used a designation system which began with biplanes and ended with jets, having been used through two major wars, WW2 and the Korean War. This system remained largely the same during that time, though it evolved with the introduction... more...