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EARLY AVIATION, WWI, 1920S-1930S: U.S., BRITISH, RUSSIAN, FRENCH, ITALIAN
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New England Aviators 1914-18: Their Portraits
and Their Records
. This two-volume set originally
appeared in 1919 in limited quantities. 542
New England pilots – who flew with the US-
AAC, USN, USMC and British and French air
forces – are given short biographical entries
and WWI era photos.
Vol.1
Size:6”x9”•200bwphotos•472pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0345-7•hard•$49.95
Vol.2
Size:6”x9”•250bwphotos•480pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0346-5•hard•$49.95
The Lafayette Flying Corps: The
American Volunteers in the French Air
Service in WWI
Dennis Gordon. Includes
detailed biographies of the 269 volunteer
American airmen and gunners of France’s
Service Aeronautique who flew in sixty-six
pursuit and twenty-seven bomber/observation
squadrons over the Western Front – also
included are the thirty-eight pilots of the
Escadrille Lafayette.
Size:8.5”x11”•320bwphotos•504pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1108-5•hard•$59.95
Wings of Honor: American Airmen in WWI
James J. Sloan. Wings of Honor is a compilation
of all United States pilots, observers, gunners and
mechanics who flew against the enemy in WWI.
Covered are Americans who flewwith the French
and British air services, U.S. Navy aviators, and
all other units in which Americans flew.
Size:8.5”x11”•350bwphotos•460pp.
ISBN:0-88740-577-0•hard•$45.00
United States Naval Aviation 1910-18
Noel
Shirley. A complete history of the early develop-
ment of naval aviation in the U.S., and the role
that the naval aviation service applied to the war
effort during 1917-18. Detailed discussion is also
provided regarding the role of USMC aviation
during this time period.
Size:8.5”x11”•320bwphotos•336pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1179-4•hard•$59.95
The Stand: The Final Flight of Lt. Frank
Luke, Jr.
Stephen Skinner. This book writes the
last chapter on the life and death of America’s
most spectacular WWI fighter pilot, and fills
in the blanks left behind by history after the
legendary Arizona balloon buster died under
controversial circumstances deep behind enemy
lines in September of 1918.
Size:8.5”x11”•340color/bwphotos•272pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3095-7•hard•$69.99
U.S. Navy/U.S. Marine Corps Aircraft: Two
Classics in One Volume
William T. Larkins. This
illustrated survey of Navy and USMC aircraft remains
the most essential book on these airplanes ever written.
These volumes remain the definitive record of the
formative years for Navy and Marine Corps aviation.
Size:6”x9”•1000photos•608pp.
ISBN:0-88740-742-0•hard•$39.95
The Curtiss Hydroaeroplane: The U.S.
Navy’s First Airplane 1911-16
Woodling
& Chayka. This is the first book to detail the
design and service history of the U.S. Navy’s
first airplane, and presents the formative years
of naval aviation between 1911-16. The Curtiss
Hydroaeroplanemadehistoryas thefirstairplane
to serve with the U.S. Navy, the Imperial Russian
Navy and the Japanese Navy.
Size:8.5”x11”•150color/bwphotos•176pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3762-8 • hard • $59.99 •
Schiffer LTD
Curtiss Fighter Aircraft: A Photographic
History • 1917-48
Dean & Hagedorn. Making
use of primary Curtiss documents, as well as
the combined resources of the world’s leading
historians of the subject, the authors have skill-
fully resolved myths and woven a comprehensive
study of the often very confusing story of these
classic airplanes.
Size:8.5”x11”•500color/bwphotos•384pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2580-9•hard•$69.95
Revolution in the Sky: The Lockheeds of
Aviation’s Golden Age
Richard Sanders Allen.
This is the fascinating story of the single-engine
Lockheeds flown by Charles Lindbergh, Wiley
Post and Will Rogers, Amelia Earhart, and Jimmy
Doolittle.
Size:8.5”x11”•250bwphotos/maps•256pp.
ISBN:0-88740-584-3•hard•$37.50
The Northrop Story 1929-39
Richard Sanders
Allen. From flying wings to polar explorers, from
air racers to air liners, here is the full story of the
single-engine airplanes designed and constructed
by Jack Northrop during aviation’s golden age.
Size:8.5”x11”•150bwphotos•178pp.
ISBN:0-88740-585-1•hard•$29.95
Wings Across the Pacific
Terry Gwynn-Jones.
Wings Across the Pacific tells the epic struggle
of the generation of pilots who made the dream
of crossing the Pacific, a reality. The feats of
Lindbergh and others who crossed the Atlantic
have been more celebrated. But the Pacific was
to flying what Everest was to mountain climbing:
the biggest, most implacable, most irresistible
challenge on earth.
Size:8.5”x11”•200bwphotos•256pp.
ISBN:0-88740-743-9•hard•$35.00
Innovations in Aircraft Construction
Hans
Redemann. From the Wright Brothers’ famous
Wright Flyer in 1903, to the Concorde in 1969
this book emphasizes the great strides made in
aircraft construction in the sixty-six years between
these two famous designs.
Size:8.5”x11”•300color/bwphotos•248pp.
ISBN:0-88740-338-7•hard•$29.95
Restoring Museum Aircraft
Robert C. Mikesh.
This book is considered the authoritative refer-
ence to the wide and complex subject of aircraft
preservation and restoration. Presented step by
step through the process of aircraft restoration
from the initial decision to prepare for an exhibit.
Principal techniques in working with wood-and-
fabric, and metal aircraft are discussed, using
many real examples.
Size:9”x12”•350color/bwphotos•224pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3234-0•hard•$69.99
Italian Aces of WWI and their Aircraft
Gentilli/Iozzi/Varriale. For the first time, a detailed
history of a little known aspect of WWI in the
air: the forty-two Italian aces. From legendary
personalities such as Baracca and Scaroni to
completely forgotten aces, each biography details
their personalities, and their combat careers
during and after the war.
Size:9”x12”•500bwphotos,profiles•496pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1664-8•hard•$69.95
The Russian Military Air Fleet in WWI
August G. Blume. This two-volume set is
a prodigious scholarly endeavor, offering
for the first time in the English language a
close up view of Russian Air Fleet operations
and personnel.
Vol.1: A Chronology • 1910-1917
Size:8.5”x11”•300color/bw images•336pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3351-4•hard•$79.99
Vol.2: Victories, Losses, Awards
Size:8.5”x11”•300color/bwimages•400pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3352-1•hard•$79.99
Flying Officers of the United States Navy
1917-19
. This book, originally published just
after WWI, is the definitive reference to United
States Naval aviators in WWI. Also included is
a history of naval aviation operations in WWI.
Size:8.5”x11”•2000bwphotos•304pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0219-1•hard•$49.95
The Camel Drivers: The 17th Aero Squadron
in WWI
Reed & Roland. The 17th Aero Squadron
flewSopwithCamelsunderBritishcommandalong
the Western Front during the summer of 1918.
This definitive work on the 17th Aero Squadron
in WWI is drawn from a wide range of official
and personal sources.
Size:8.5”x11”•200bwphotos•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0071-7•hard•$45.00
The Hat in the Ring Gang: The Combat
History of the 94th Aero Squadron in WWI
Charles Woolley. This book contains a rich mixture
of official as well as personal contemporarily
written accounts of the 94th Aero Squadron, the
most successful pursuit squadron in the United
States Air Service.
Size:8.5”x11”•375color/bwphotos•272pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1427-0•hard•$49.95
First to the Front: The Aerial Adventures
of 1st Lt. Waldo Heinrichs and the 95th
Aero Squadron 1917-18
Charles Woolley.
The 95th Aero Squadron was the first American
pursuit squadron to fly over the front in March
1918. Told through the words of those who served,
Heinrichs’ richly written diary forms the nucleus
of the story supported by contemporary letters,
anecdotes, and combat reports.
Size:8.5”x11”•280color/bwphotos•240pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0749-5•hard•$49.95
The 147th Aero Squadron in World War I: A
Training and Combat History of the “Who
Said Rats” Squadron
Jack Stokes Ballard &
James John Parks. This book is the first complete
history of the American Air Service’s 147th Aero
Squadron in World War I and provides, at last,
an understanding of the role of this least known
unit of the 1st Pursuit Group.
Size:8.5”x11”•128bwphotos•240pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4400-8•hard•$59.99
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