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WWII AVIATION: U.S. UNIT HISTORIES • JAPANESE, ITALIAN & RUSSIAN AVIATION IN WWII
The Aces of Fighting 17: VF-17’s Top Guns
in WWII Schiffer LTD
Lee Cook. They were
called the deadliest fighter squadron in action
in the South Pacific; VF-17, famous with their
Skull and Crossbones insignia, became one of
the most successful squadrons of WWII. This
book has a detailed biography of each ace and
unpublished photos.
Size:8.5”x11”•200color/bwphotos•224pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3947-9 • hard • $69.99 •
Schiffer LTD
Death Rattlers: Marine Squadron VMF-323
over Okinawa
William Wolf. The contribution
of VMF-323, the “Death Rattlers,” over Okinawa
in the spring of 1945 is virtually unknown. Along
with the traditional historical perspective, this
book is an inside look at the personal side of
training and war.
Size:8.5”x11”•420bwphotos•216pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0953-6•hard•$49.95
Carrier Air Group 86
. This book is the actual
cruise book of CAG 86 that was originally published
just after WWII. This quality, large format volume
contains biographies of all VF, VBF, VB, VT and Air
Group Combat personnel, as well as those serving
on the USS Wasp.
Size:9”x12”•300bwphotos•272pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0221-3•hard•$45.00
JAPANESE, ITALIAN & RUSSIAN AVIATION IN WWII
Mitsubishi A6M-1/2/2-N Zero-Sen of the
Japanese Naval Air Service
Richard M.
Bueschel. Concise history of the WWII Japanese
Navy’s “Zeke” fighter. Details include technical
and operational history, as well as aircraft colors
and markings.
Size:8.5”x11”•150photos•64pp.
ISBN:0-88740-754-4•soft•$14.95
Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa in Japanese
Army Air Force RTAF-CAF-IPSF Service
Richard M. Bueschel. Concise history of the
WWII Japanese Army’s “Oscar” fighter. Details
include technical and operational history, as well
as aircraft colors and markings.
Size:8.5”x11”•100bwphotos•64pp.
ISBN:0-88740-804-4•soft•$14.95
Nakajima Ki-44 Shoki in Japanese Army
Air Force Service
RichardM.Bueschel.Concise
history of the WWII Japanese Army’s “Tojo”
fighter. Details include technical and operational
history, as well as aircraft colors and markings.
Size:8.5”x11”•100bwphotos•64pp.
ISBN:0-88740-914-8•soft•$14.95
Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien in Japanese Army Air
Force Service
Richard M. Bueschel. Concise
history of the WWII Japanese Army’s “Tony”
fighter. Details include technical and operational
history, as well as aircraft colors and markings.
Size:8.5”x11”•100bwphotos•64pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0069-5•soft•$14.95
Nakajima Ki-84 a/b Hayate in Japanese
Army Air Force Service
Richard M. Bueschel.
Concise history of the WWII Japanese Army’s
“Frank” fighter. Details include technical and
operational history, as well as aircraft colors
and markings.
Size:8.5”x11”•100bwphotos•64pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0149-7•soft•$14.95
Mitsubishi/Nakajima G3M1/2/3 96 Rikko
L3Y1/2 in Japanese Naval Air Service
Richard M. Bueschel. Concise history of the
WWII Japanese Navy’s “Nell” bomber. Details
include technical and operational history, as well
as aircraft colors and markings.
Size:8.5”x11”•100bwphotos•64pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0148-9•soft•$14.95
Nakajima Ki-49 Donryu in Japanese Army
Air Force Service
RichardM.Bueschel.Concise
history of the WWII Japanese Army’s “Helen”
bomber.Details include technicalandoperational
history, as well as aircraft colors and markings.
Size:8.5”x11”•90bwphotos•64pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0344-9•soft•$14.95
Mitsubishi Ki-67/Ki-109 Hiryu in Japanese
Army Air Force Service
Richard M. Bueschel.
Concise history of the WWII Japanese Army’s
“Peggy” bomber. Details include technical and
operational history, as well as aircraft colors
and markings.
Size:8.5”x11”•60bwphotos•48pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0350-3•soft•$14.95
Japanese Aircraft Equipment 1940-45
Robert C. Mikesh. This book closely defines the
equipment that outfitted these aircraft. There
are chapters on such aircraft installed equipment
as instruments, radios, cameras, machine guns
and cannons, gunsights and bombsights used
by the Japanese Army and Navy air forces, and
has additional information on colors and coatings
used in these interiors.
Size:9”x12”•410color/bwphotos•200pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2097-1•hard•$69.95
Japanese Aircraft Code Names & Designations
Robert C. Mikesh. From Abdul to Zeke, this handbook
covers all Allied designations for Japanese Navy/Army
aircraft of WWII. Each aircraft is presented alphabetically
according to its code name, and is also cross-referenced
to its official (long) designations and project (short)
designations.
Size:6”x9”•170bwphotos•192pp.
ISBN:978-0-88740-447-4•soft•$19.99
Imperial Japanese Army Flying Schools
1912-45
Marsh & Starkings. The book details the
history of Imperial Japanese Army Flying Schools
from 1912-45, covering not only the formation
of the schools, but also evolution of the training
aircraft and the training of pilots, other aircrew,
and ground crew.
Size:8.5”x11”•450color/bwphotos•248pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3769-7 • hard • $79.99 •
Schiffer LTD
Beyond Pearl Harbor: The Untold Stories of
Japan’s Naval Airmen
Ron Werneth. This book
is the story of the air war in the Pacific through
the eyes of the last surviving Imperial Japanese
Naval aviators of WWII, chronicled through never
before published first-hand accounts, wartime
diaries, and private photographs. Also includes
select color aircraft profiles.
Size:8.5”x11”•150bwphotos•256pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2932-6•hard•$59.95
A Postcard History of Japanese Aviation
1910-45
Edward M. Young. A unique view of the
development of military and commercial aviation
in Japan from the pioneering years before World
War I to the end of World War II. More than 250
postcards trace the history of Imperial Japanese
Army and Navy aviation, and commercial aviation,
during this period, showing both military and
commercial airplanes.
Size:8.5”x11”•250color/bwphotos•160pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4039-0•hard•$45.00
The Royal Italian Air Force 1923-45
Coil &
Zavattini. Over 600 images from private photo
albums and individual groupings offering a unique
perspective on the Regia Aeronautica from 1923-
45. There are period photos of the everyday life,
and adventures of pilots and personnel on a
variety of war fronts and campaigns.
Size:9”x12”•600color/bwphotos•352pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3373-6•hard•$69.99
Tupolev Tu-4:
The First Soviet Strategic
Bomber
Yefim Gordon, Dmitriy Komissarov,
and Vladimir Rigmant. Brought out in the mid-
1940s as a copy of the B-29 Superfortress, the
Tu-4 became the first Soviet nuclear-capable
bomber. The book provides coverage of the
"Soviet Superfortress," including experimental
andprojectedversions,and theTu-4’sproduction
and service history.
Size:8.5”x11”•520color/bwphotos•240pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4797-9•hard•$49.99
Russian Fighter Aircraft 1920-41
Heinz J. Nowarra. This book covers all
of the various fighter aircraft designed
and employed by Russian forces during
the years 1920-1941 including the I-5,
I-15, I-152, I-153, and I-16.
Size:11”x8.5”•100bwphotos•48pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0294-9•soft•$9.95
Stalin’s Eagles: An Illustrated Study of
the Soviet Aces of WWII and Korea
Hans
D. Seidl. The most complete and detailed book
on the Soviet aces. Portraits illuminate the lives
of many aces, most unknown to Western readers,
and the desperate struggles of these outstanding
fighter pilots. All are named here with details of
their careers and aerial victories.
Size:9”x12”•470bwphotos•368pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0476-3•hard•$59.95
A Guide to the Russian Federation Air Force
Museum at Monino
Korolkov & Kazashvili. The
Monino museum is founded on a rich collection of
full-scale aircraft exhibits, as well as helicopters,
aircraft engines, armament and search-and-rescue
equipment, and reflects the history of Russian
and Soviet aviation development from 1909
to the present.
Size:8.5”x11”•130color/bwphotos•176pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0076-8•hard•$39.95
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