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LE GRAND CIRQUE,
Clostermann, Pierre, Flammarion, 1948, vg (rebound), signed by Clostermann, French text, Clostermann was the leading French ace of WW II (53 victories), flying with the RAF. This book is the original French edition, lated printed in English as "The Big Show". Photos, 308 pgs.
$30.00




THE ARMY AIRSHIP ROMA,
Mitchell, John, Syms-Eaton Museum, 1973, vg (soft cover), Very good (soft cover, inked name), This Italian airship, purchased in 1921, was based at Langley Field, VA. In Feb. 1922, on an intended flight to Norfolk, it chrashed killing 34 people, photos, 34 pgs.
$50.00




THE AIRMEN WHO WOULD NOT DIE,
Fuller, John, Putnam, 1979, f/f, the author digs deeply into the 1930 crash of the R.101. He goes baack to 1928 and the disappearances of Capt. Walter Hichcliffe & Capt. Alfred Lowentein, photos, 348 pgs.
$17.50





SUPPORT AND STRIKE!,
Hamlin, John, GMS Enterprises, 1991, fine (soft cover, as new), a detailed history of the 9th AF in Europe, the groups, the aircraft & the missions, many photos, 128 pgs.
$30.00




MARTIN B-26 MARAUDER,
Chorlton, Martyn, Osprey, 2013, new (soft cover), Design & development, tech specifications, operational history, cutaway, photos, color plates, 64 pgs.
$13.50









CURTISS P-40 WARHAWK (TOMAHAWK/KITTYHAWK,
Szlagor, Tomasz, Kagero, 2015, new (soft cover), English-Polish text, over 110 B&W photos, 6 color shots, 18 color profiles,a set of adhesive USAAF insignia “mask foils”, 81 pgs.
$24.00




FIGHTER PILOT - ALEX VRACIU,
Boomhower, Ray, Indiana Historic Society Press, 2010, f/f, Alex Vraciu, a Hellcat pilot with VF-6 & VF-16, was credited with 19 victories, photos, 170 pgs.
$10.00




CHIANTI RAIDERS,
Haining, Peter, Robson Books, 2005, f/f (as new), Italian AF in the Battle of Britain, involving the Harwich raiders & Mussolini's Corpo Aereo Italiano. Through numerous interviews & research, shows the other side of The Battle of Britain, photos, 221 pgs.
$15.00




PACIFIC SWEEP,
Wistrand, R.B. Capt., F.H. Johnson Publishing, 1945, vg/vg, pictorial history of the 5th AF Fighter Command, South Pacific area, many photos, 112 pgs.
$85.00




MEN ON BATAAN,
Hersey, John, Knoph, 1993, vg, (no dust jacket, stain on front fly page, no marks, tight binding), the Battle for Bataan & General Douglas MacArthur, 313 pages.
$17.50




A 367th COMBAT DIARY,
Richardson, Allan, 306th BG Historic Assn., 1993, Fine condition (soft cover, comb bound), Based in England (1942-1945), this B-17 group was part of the 306th Bomb Group. The book is a day by day format, listing the missions, rosters & aircraft listings, 163 pgs.
$50.00





LOST TO THE ISLES - 1914 - 1941
Earl & Dobson, self-published, 2013, fine (soft cover), as new, accounts of military aircraft accidents around the Scottish Isles from 1914 to 1941, photos, maps, drawings, 244 pgs.
$15.00







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