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WWII AVIATION: BRITISH AVIATION IN WWII • U.S. AVIATION POST WWII
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BRITISH AVIATION IN WWII
British and Commonwealth Aces of
WWII: The Pictorial Record
Norman
Franks. All RAF aces who flew with the
RAF between 1939-45. Featured here
– in most cases as portraits – are those
fighter pilots who achieved ten or more
victories. This is the first time that the
faces of these men have been featured
in one book, paying tribute to them and
all RAF fighter pilots of WWII.
Size:11”x8.5”•260bwphotos•176pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2525-6•hard•$59.95
Achtung! Moskito! RAF and USAAF Mosqui-
to Fighters, Fighter-Bombers, and Bombers
over the Third Reich • 1941-45
Martin W.
Bowman. This book features the young Mosquito
pilots and navigators who carried out daring
operations against targets in Europe. Altogether,
7,781 examples of the “Wooden Wonder” would
be built in no less than forty-three versions. Bomb-
er, day fighter, night fighter, pathfinder, attack
aircraft, trainer, reconnaissance aircraft – the
Mosquito did it all.
Size:8.5”x11”•500color/bwphotos•352pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3347-7•hard•$69.99
Desert Flyer: The Log and Journal of Flying
Officer William Marsh
Martyn Ford-Jones. Utilizing
private journals, personal letters, photos, and flying log
books, together with details from squadron operational
record books, Desert Flyer follows Bill Marsh from his
early days as a schoolboy, through his RAF training in
England and Canada, joins him in his first operational
squadron and ultimately his life in North Africa.
Size:6”x9”•230bwphotos•352pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0347-3•hard•$29.95
Britain’s Fleet Air Arm in WWII
Ron Mackay.
The ‘Air Branch’ of the Royal Navy that was to
carve its name into maritime history as the FAA
and was an all-round, efficient force capable of
independent combat operations in all the major
War Zones right up to VJ-Day.
Size:8.5”x11”•300color/bwphotos•312pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2131-5•hard•$59.95
We Wage War by Night: An Operational
and Photographic History of No.622 Sqdn.
RAF Bomber Command
Howard Sandall. 622
Sqdn. was just one of many Bomber Squadrons
whose airmen carried out nightly missions, putting
their lives on the line for King and Country in
WWII. This account is relayed through memoirs,
diaries and letters.
Size:8.5”x11”•400color/bwphotos•336pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3814-4 • hard • $69.99 •
Schiffer LTD
Oxford’s Own: The Men and Machines of
No.15/XV Squadron Royal Flying Corps/
Royal Air Force
Martyn R. Ford-Jones & Valerie
A. Ford-Jones. The story of No.15/XV Squadron,
Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force, of the men
who served with it and the aircraft it flew.
Size:9”x12”•800color/bwphotos•376pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0954-4•hard•$59.95
The "Easy" Boys: The Story of a Bomber Com-
mand Aircrew inWWII
Martyn R. Ford-Jones. Edited
from his own diaries, the reader follows this RAAF
airman through his training before being posted to
No.622 Squadron, the fear and trials of operational
flying, off duty antics, training rookie crews, and finally,
his return home to Australia.
Size:7”x10”•89color&bwphotos•224pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4789-4•hard•$34.99
Flyers Far Away: Australian Aircrews over Europe
in WWII
Michael Enright. For the first time, the exploits
of Australian aircrews, in Fighter, Bomber, Coastal and
Tactical Air Force Commands are brought together in one
volume. Using first-hand accounts from the surviving
airmen, it traces their path from recruitment in Australia
to operations over the Third Reich and Axis territories.
Size:7”x10”•over60bwphotos•192pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4270-7•hard•$39.99
The Polish Air Force At War: The Official
History
Jerzy B. Cynk. This two-volume set is
the result of years’ painstaking research of the
official RAF and PAF documentation, and is
fully supported by the PAFA.
Vol.1 1939-43
Size:9”x12”•415bwphotos/maps•336pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0559-X•hard•$59.95
Vol.2 1943-45
Size: 9”x12” • 270 color/bw photos, maps,
colorprofiles, index•336pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0560-3•hard•$59.95
U.S. AVIATION POSTWWII
Mustang: The Racing Thoroughbred
Carter
&Matthews. P-51 in its post-WWII racing capacity
up to present – emphasizing engine design, speed,
modifications, and personalities.
Size:8.5”x11”•200color/bwphotos•208pp.
ISBN:0-88740-391-3•hard•$39.95
Mustangs Over Korea: The North American
F-51 at War 1950-53
David R. McLaren. This is
a documentary history of one of the most famous
fighters ever built during a historically almost
unrecognized war. Flown by four air forces in
support of the United Nations, the F-51 Mustang
dropped more napalm and fired more rockets than
any other aircraft during that conflict – and in the
process suffered the highest number of losses.
Size:8.5”x11”•180color/bwphotos•184pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0721-5•hard•$45.00
The 4th Fighter Wing in the Korean War
Larry Davis. This book covers the history of the
4th Fighter Wing, from re-activation in 1946,
through the end of the “short TDY” to Korea
in 1957. Photo coverage includes most of the
aces and their aircraft, maintenance, and airfield
scenes. A complete list of every victory, and losses,
is also contained.
Size:8.5”x11”•390color/bwphotos•200pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1315-0•hard•$45.00
F4U-5, -5N, -5NL, -5P Pilots’ Handbook
. A
facsimile reprint of the pilot’s handbook for the
F4U-5, -5N, -5NL, and -5P.
Size:8.5”x11”•100bw images•112pp.
ISBN:0-88740-821-4•soft•$19.95
Lockheed P-2V Neptune: An Illustrated
History
Wayne Mutza. Provides an extraordinary
amount of insight into the Neptune’s lengthy
history, beginning with its inception during WWII
to the present day survivors. A veteran of the
Korean and Vietnam wars, the Neptune proved
highly adaptable to nearly any mission.
Size:8.5”x11”•400color/bwphotos•176pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0151-9•hard•$49.95
The Age of Orion: The Lockheed P-3 Story
David Reade. The complete history of the P-3
through all the different models, versions and
variants. Establishes the P-3’s different configu-
rations, roles and missions, as well as its endless
array of capabilities currently and into the future.
Size:8.5”x11”•280color/bwphotos•224pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0478-X•hard•$49.95
Douglas A-1 Skyraider: A Photo Chronicle
Frederick A. Johnsen. The famed USN and USAF
Skyraider in Korea and Vietnam, emphasizing its
great ground assault capabilities.
Size:8.5”x11”•100color/bwphotos•112pp.
ISBN:978-0-88740-512-9•soft•$19.99
The A-1 Skyraider in Vietnam: The Spad’s
Last War
Wayne Mutza. Through its remark-
able service during the war in Southeast Asia,
the Skyraider became legendary. It served with
distinction in the hands of USN, USAF, and SVAF
pilots, who took the war to the enemy.
Size:8.5”x11”•300color/bwphotos•216pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1791-1•hard•$49.95
Night Cats and Corsairs: The Operational
History of Grumman and Vought Night
Fighter Aircraft 1942-53.
Alan C. Carey.
The threat of enemy aircraft striking American
naval forces at night with impunity during WWII
led the Navy to seek fighter aircraft capable of
stopping this threat. This book contains never
before published color and black and white
photographs covering the night variants of the
F6F Hellcat, F7F Tigercat, F4U-2 and F4U-5N/
NL Corsairs.
Size:8.5”x11”•200color/bw images•216pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4373-5•hard•$49.99
Northrop Flying Wings
Pape & Campbell. This
book is an in-depth study covering Northrop’s
quest for a clean flying machine. Covered are:
initial N-1M project, the N-9M, XP-56, through
the B-35 project, B-49 project, and the huge
bombers planned only on the drawing board.
Size:8.5”x11”•300color/bwphotos•288pp.
ISBN:0-88740-689-0•hard•$49.95
Grumman Albatross: A History of the Leg-
endary Seaplane
Wayne Mutza. The Albatross
was the premier fixed-wing rescue aircraft for the
USAF and Coast Guard. Its very colorful history
begins in 1946 and spans nearly a quarter of a
century, including service with twenty-two foreign
nations. The Albatross also saw extensive service
in the Korean and Vietnam wars.
Size:8.5”x11”•200color/bwphotos•128pp.
ISBN:0-88740-913-X•soft•$19.95
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