key to the backlist Copyright © 2018 by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. “Schiffer,” “Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.,” and the pen and inkwell logo are registered trademarks of Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. Schiffer Publishing’s titles are available at special discounts for bulk purchases for sales promotions or premiums. Special editions, including personalized covers, corporate imprints, and excerpts, can be created in large quantities for special needs. For more information, contact the publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. 4880 Lower Valley Road, Atglen, PA 19310 Phone: (610) 593-1777; Fax: (610) 593-2002 E-mail: Catalog cover image credits: Marine Corps Military Free Fall Instructors assigned to Marine Detachment — Fort Bragg, release the ashes of Sgt. Brett Jaffe (1971–2012), a Marine rigger, above Phillips Drop Zone at Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., on July 26, 2012, Marine Corps photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Johnny Gunn, from Flags Across America (pg 17). Title page image credits: (clockwise from top left) Helmand Province, Afghanistan, April 2013, M1A1s of the Marine 1st Tank Battalion at Camp Shir Ghazay, photo courtesy US Department of Defense, from M1 Abrams: America’s Main Battle Tank (pg. 12) ; Yankee Clipper Engineer’s Station, from Hunting the Wind : Pan American World Airways' Epic Flying Boat Era, 1929–1946 (pg. 10); among the surviving airworthy Corsairs is Goodyear FG-1D Bureau Number (BuNo) 67089, recently this Corsair was in the collection of the American Airpower Museum, Farmingdale, New York, photo by Rich Kolasa, from Corsair: Vought's F4U in World War II and Korea (pg. 2) A yellow background indicates frontlist titles from 2017. Have a book idea? We welcome compelling voices and fresh ideas. See our submission guidelines and/or submit a proposal at Find a Niche & Scratch It! Thank you for your interest in our Spring/Summer 2018 Military catalog. Here you will find the hard work of our passionate authors, editors, and designers, who have created books that educate, entertain, instruct, and inspire. This season, we’re excited to announce our new Classic Guns of the World series (pg. 16), which features concise histories of guns used in war throughout history. In Hunting the Wind (pg. 10), read the firsthand accounts of the men and women behind Pan American World Airway’s Epic Flying Boats. Learn the history of America’s foreign-born soldiers of WWI in Forgotten Soldiers of World War I (pg. 11). Aviation fans will be thrilled with this season’s lineup: Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird (pg. 5), The MiG-29 (pg. 7), and The Bell AH-1 Cobra: From Vietnam to the Present (pg. 6), to name a few. And looking beyond the skies, our line of titles on spaceflight expands with Saturn V: America’s Rocket to the Moon (pg. 8) from our America in Space series and The Soviet Space Program: First Steps, 1941–1953 (pg. 9). Finally, fans of our Legends of Warfare series, concise histories of aviation, naval, and ground forces, will be glad see the following new additions: Corsair (pg. 2); Grumman J2F Duck (pg. 3); Sturmgeschütz , Vols. 1 & 2 (pg. 15); and M1 Abrams (pg. 12). As always, our newest season stretches across topics and we pride ourselves on curating and designing a list that piques your curiosity and encourages you to dig deeper into your passions. We hope you enjoy our books and we welcome you to “find a niche and scratch it” with these titles. –The Schiffer Publishing Team This and other Schiffer Publishing catalogs are available on: SchifferPublishing SchifferPublishing schifferbooks schifferbooks