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ABOVE FLANDERS FIELD, ,
Pieters, Walter, Grub St. 1998, f/f (as new), Fine copy with dust jacket (as new), part played by the Belgian Air Force in World War I. a biographies of each of the 78 pilots, combat reports showing confirmed &d unconfirmed victories, lists of honours & awards they received along with casualties, the identity of many German opponent, photos, 123 pages
$45.00




ILLUSTRATED RED BARON,
Kilduff, Peter, Cassell, 1999, fine (soft cover, as new), Fine copy (as new), photo history of Richthofen, over 200 photos which illuminates his public & private live, 160 pages.
$10.00




KNIGHTS OF THE BLACK CROSS,
Treadwell, Terry, Cerberus, 2004, f/f (as new), Fine copy (as new),young men continued to fall in combat; the legendary Red Baron, Manfred von Richthofen, was shot down and killed at only 25 years old. A small number of these "Knights" survived the war. Some were to die between the wars by murder, revolution or accident. Others were to fight again during the Second World War for the Third Reich, among them the notorious Hermann Goering, photos, 326 pages.
$15.00




WINGS OVER ISTANBUL,
Polando, Johnnie, Randall, 2000, fine (soft cover, as new), Autobiography, he began his career in the early 1920s with the Air Guard, barnstorming. Highlighted in 1931 as co-pilot setting distance flight of 5,011 miles (New York to Istanbul). He competed in the 1934 Macrobertson race and served in WW II with the Air Transport Command, photos, 144 pgs.
$18.50




SPITFIRES AND YELLOWTAIL MUSTANGS,
Ivie & Ludwig, Hikoki, 2005, f/f, (as new), The 52nd Fighter Group saw action mostly in North Africa (12th AF) and later based in Italy (15th AF) beginning with Spitfires, then converted to P-51s in May, 1944, many photos, 176 pgs.
$45.00




GEYSER GANG, THE,
Stinko, John, Roma Assoc., 1986, f/f (as new), The first P-38 Squadron assigned to the 474th Fighter Group (9th AF). Based in England, March 1944. Moved to France, August, 1944. Contains many pilot recollections, photos, 352 pages.
$150.00




FLIGHT WITH POWER,
Wagg, David, St. Martin's Press, 1978, f/f (as new), Covers the first 10 years of powered flight, from the Wright brothers (1903) to the beginning of WW I, many photos, 157 pgs.
$25.00




AVIATAOR'S FIELD BOOK, AN,
Boelcke, Oswaald & Hirsch, Robert, National Military Puablisher, 1917, This is the original of Bolcke's field reports, translated to English. It covers Aug. 1, 1914 to Oct. 28, 1916. Ragged dust jacket, some illustrations, 203 pages.
$50.00




AVIATOR AND THE WEATHER BUREAU, THE,
Carpenter, Ford, San Diego Chamber of Congress, 1917, Very good condition, no marks, tight binding, Describes the relationship between the U.S. Weather Bureau & aviation. The author was a Meteorology lecturer with the Signal Corps., photos & diagrams, 52 pages.
$40.00




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