|MAKE THE KAISER DANCE
Berry, Henry, Doubleday & Co., 1978, vg (book club edition)/vg, inscribed by author, see photo,
collection of interviews with 100 American veterans of WW I, enlisted men, officers, flyers, infantrymen, machine gunners & medics, photos, 455 pgs.
|MAKING OF BILLY BISHOP, Greenhous, Brereton, Dundurn Press, 2002, new, see photo, exposes the myth of Canadian pilot Billy Bishop, the author builds a pretty
good case of circumstantial evidence disputing Billy Bishop's heroics. While his bravery never comes into question, his credibility as a storyteller does, from exaggerations &
half-truths to flat-out lies, stories of Bishop's legendary exploits contain as much fiction as they do fact,
photos, map, log book, 233 pgs.
|MALTA SPITFIRE, Beurling & Roberts, Farrar & Rinehart, 1943, vg (no dj)
orginal diary, Beurling flew Spitfire, 249 Sqdn, Malta, 30+ victories, photos, 235 pgs.
|MANFRED VON RICHTHOFEN,
Baker, David, Outline Press, 1990, vg (soft cover)
see photo, detailed information with full-color artwork, personal history, 128 pgs.
Malraux, Andre, Modern Library, 1938, vg (ex-library), novel about the Spanish Civil War,
| MATERNITY WARD - FINAL FLIGHT OF A WW II LIBERATOR, Aronowitz, Marguerite, Pine Castle Books, 1998, fine (soft cover),
see scan, signed by author,
Based on the diary of Waist Gunner (William Fay), the author reonstructs the August 1, 1943 mission to Ploesti. Nearly 1/3 of the planes never came back.
photos, 165 pgs.
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| McCAMPBELL'S HEROES, Hoyt, Edwin, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1983, vg/vg
David McCampbell, Navy's top ace, Air Group 15., how two fighter pilots attacked an entire squadron of Japanese planes, photos, 189 pgs.
|MILITARY AIRCRAFT OF THE WORLD, Swanborough, Gordon, Charles Scribner & Sons, 1981, vg/vg, see scan,
5th edition, revised, illustrates the diversity of each aircraft by weapons & system mondifications, photos & 3-views, 224 pgs.
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| NAZI VICTORY,
Thomas, David, Stein & Day, 1972, f/f, see photo, ,
German paratroops dropped on Crete in 1941, the first & only time in history an island was conquered
by air, half of the battleship strength was crippled and 2,000 sailors were killed, photos & maps, 224 pgs.
Hess, William, Doubleday, 1974, vg/vg, see photo, 5th & 13th Fighter Commands in the Pacific, photos,
| PERILOUS MISSIONS, Leary, William, Smithsonian, 2002, new, soft cover,
Civil Air Transport & CIA covert operations in Asia, photos & map, 281 pgs.
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| R101 - THE AIRSHIP DISASTER - 1930 reprint of the historic official papers from the archive of HMSO, as new, soft cover, 162 pgs.
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|RAF IN ACTION, Jackson, Robert, Blandford Press, 1985, vg (pictoria cover),
history of Royal Air Force from its creation in WWI to more recent battles over the Falkland Islands,
divided into sections 1918-1939, 1939-1945, 1945-1985, photos & maps, 160 pgs.
| RECOLLECTIONS OF THE GREAT WAR IN THE AIR,
McConnell, James, Pen & Sword, 2013, new (soft cover), see photo, author enlisted as a US volunteer in the French
Flying Corps, he was part of the Lafayette Escadrille. This memoir is based on his account, photos,
| RED KNIGHT OF GERMANY, Gibbons, Floyd, Garden City,
1927, vg, von Richthofen, incl. victory
list, 383 pgs.||$10.00|
|RICHTHOFEN THE RED KNIGHT OF THE AIR,
Sykes, Claud, Cerberus, 2004, new (soft cover), see photo, Even in death Richthofen has created a myth
not least in the way he met his final end. Many stories have been written concerning this event with a number of people claiming
the credit for shooting him down. Extensive research has amassed convincing evidence that should provide the final word.
photos, 192 pgs.
| RISE OF THE LUFTWAFFE 1918-1940 Mason, Herbert Molloy, Dial Press, 1973,
vg/vg, covers the German Air Force from 1918 (no aircraft) through 1940
(the world's most powerful air force), photos, 403 pgs.
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|ROCKETS, MISSILES AND SPACECRAFT OF THE NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM, Murphy, Lynne,
Smithsonian, 1976, vg (soft cover), photos & drawings, 68 pgs.
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|SEVENTY YEARS AFTER 1914-1984
Gardam, John Colonel, Canada's Wings, 1984, vg (soft cover), see photo, compiled through personal interviews & diaries of
Candian personnel who served in World War I. All services & theaters are represented. A
book plate signed by Earl MacCloud, RNAS pilot is affixed to the first title page, photos, 99 pgs.
|SIR HUBERT WILKINS Thomas, Lowell, McGraw Hill, 1961, vg (ex-library/vg, biography, photos, 296 pgs.
| SPITFIRE PILOT, Crook, D.M., Faber & Faber, 1943, vg ( no dj, one photo taped in),
Personal Account of the Battle of Britain, a memoir of an airman in the legendary 609 Squadron - one of the most successful
RAF units in the Battle of Britain, goes on to recount in detail the dogfights, remarkable victories,
& tragic losses which formed the daily routine of Britain's aerial defenders in that long summer of 1940, photos, 104 pgs.
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|STRAIGHT ON TILL MORNING, Lovell, Mary, St. Martin's Press, 1987, vg/vg, see photo, biogrophy of Beryl Markham, in 1936 - she was the first
person to fly the Atlantic solo, married 3 times & had many lovers, based on interviews & her own papers,
photos & illustrations, 408 pgs.
|TAIL GUNNER'S TALE, McDowell, Gerald, Vantage Press, 1991, f/f (as new),
B-17 combat crew attached to 91st BG, 8th AF, lost their first ship in a midair collision over
Germany. The second ship "Hell's Belle" was shot down. Spent 18 months in a German POW camp, 152 pgs.
|TAKING FLIGHT, Hallion, Richard, Oxford Press, 2003, new, see photo, a ground-breaking & comprehensive new history
of flight, stressing its global roots, follows its pre-history, early attempts by pioneers to
invent the aeroplane, the impact of air power on the outcome of World War I & finally considers
the effects of flight on world affairs, both military and civil, photos & diagrams, 531 pgs.
|TALE OF TWO BRIDGES AND THE BATTLE OF THE SKIES OVER NORTH VIETNAM,
Lavalle, A.J.C. Maj. (editor), GPO, 1976. fine (soft cover), see scan,
two USAF S.E. Asia Monographs. First, the destruction of the Dang Phuong & the Than HOA bridges. Second, a look at the air
war over Vietnam (1964-1972), photos, 193 pgs.
|TARGET PLOESTI, Newby, Leroy, Presidio, 1983, f/f, see photo,
author flew as a bombardier in B-24s with 460th, 15th AF, photos, 253 pgs.
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|TERROR OF THE AUTUMN SKIES ,
Pardoe, Blaine, Skyhorse Publishing, 2008, new, see photo,a glimpse into the entire life of Frank Luke, describes the battles fought by Frank Luke in the Great War, but he also provides an insight into his
life & the people who he knew, new information regarding Frank's fiance is fascinating, shows a different dimension to the "ungallant loner", photos, 301 pgs. ||$10.00 |
|THOUSAND SHALL FALL, A, Peden, Murray, Canada's Wings, 1982, f/f, see photo,
author joined 214th Sqdn (Stirlings) as a pilot in Sept. 1943. The squadron converted to B-17s in early 1944.
photos, 490 pgs.
|THOUSAND SPRINGS, A,
Chennault, Anna, Peter Ericksson, 1962, f/f, see photo,
she was first woman correspondent for China"s largest news servicewhen she first met Gen. Chennault in 1944,
biography of her marriage to General Chennault, photos, 318 pgs.
|20 Hrs, 40 Min. , Earhart, Ameilia, National Geographic, 2003, new, soft cover, see photo,
reprint of her early autobiography published in 1928, her flight across the Atlantic in the "Friendship", photos, 182 pgs. ||$10.00|
|UNITED STATES WOMEN IN AVIATION THROUGH WORLD WAR I, Oakes, Claudia, Smithsonian, 1978, vg (soft cover),
see photo, women active in aviation, pilots, barnstormers, promoters, passengers & supporters, many photos,
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|UNLOCKING THE SKY, Shulman, Seth, Harper Collins, 2002, new, see photo,
Glenn Curtiss and his race to invent the airplane, Wright brothers took to the courts to keep
Curtiss & his airplanes out of the sky, photos, 258 pgs.
| VANGUARD OF AMERICAN VOLUNTEERS, Morse, Edwin, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1918, good (no dj) (inked name blacked out),
Ameicans in the Foreign Legion, with famous British regiments, with the Red Cross in Servia, with ambulances in France, doing relief work in Belgium, in Northern France & as volunteer airmen including the Lafayette Escadrille, photos
photos, 281 pgs. || $10.00 |
|WAR BIRD, Davis, Burke, University of North Carolina, 1991, new, see photo,
bio of Elliott White Springs, after gaining his wings he was posted to Europe where, after Pershing decreed that pilots
were to be ranked as sergeants, he resigned his commission & joined the RFC, he first served in 85 Squadron, under Bishop,
before being transferred to the US Army where he flew with 148th Squadron & ended the war as America's fifth ranking ace
with 16 victories, after his return to the USA he spent a period barnstorming, photos, 267 pgs.
| WAR IN THE AIR, Lyall, Gavin, Morrow, 1969, vg/vg, see photo,
RAF anthology done chronologically, photos, 422 pgs.
| WHITE ROSE BASE, Rapier, Brian, Aero Litho Co., 1972, vg (soft cover), see photo,
histories of the airfields of Yorkshire (NE Coast of Britain) in WW I with emphasis on WW II, photos 103 pgs.
|WILD BLUE YONDER, Tyler, Leslie, Crystal Publishing, 1992, fine (soft cover), see photo,
author is a B-17 navigator (301st BG), was shot down & captured on his 18th mission. The mission was to Germany
form their base in Italy,photos, 135 pgs.
| WINGED VICTORY - STORY OF AMY JOHNSON, Grey, Elizabeth, Houghton Mifflin, 1966, vg (ex-library - only 2 library stamps inside the front cover,
see scan, FAA & Library of Congress), biography of Amy Johnson, record setting aviatrix in the 1930s, was married to Jim Mollison, 161 pgs.
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|WINGS , Saunders, John Monk, Grosset & Dunlap, 1927, vg (spine fade),
WW I fiction, this is the photoplay edition with scenes from the Paramount film starring
Clara Bow & Charles Rogers, 249 pgs.
|WINGS OF YESTERYEAR, Szurovy, Geza, MBI, 2004, new (soft cover), see photo,
nostalgic look at the golden age of personal flight, when the incredible aircraft of the 1920s, '30s, and '40s, all color
photos, 168 pgs.
|WING TO WING, Molesworth, Carl, Orion, 1990, f/f (as new), see scan, The Chinese-American composite wing action 1943-45, flying P-40s, P-51s
& B-25s, photos, 207 pgs.
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|WINGS OVER WATER, Oliver, David, Chartwell, 1999, f/f, as new, see photo,
chronical of flying boats & amphibians of 20th century, many photos, 128 pgs.
|WOMEN OF THE AIR, Mondey, David, Silver Burdett, 1982, vg (pictorial cover), see scan, covers Amelia Earhart, Amy Johnson, Jean Batten & Jackie Cochran, photos, drawings, 64 pgs.
| WORLD WAR II IN THE AIR - EUROPE, Sunderman, James Maj. (editor), Bramhall House, 1962,
vg/vg (some wear, rubbed), see scan, account of the air-war over Europe during World War II,
numerous on-the-spot photographs, beginning with RAF, then the build-up of Allied strength,
& the strikes against Hitler's Germany, extensive index covering Allied & Axis aircraft involved, photos, 341 pgs.
|WORLD WAR II IN PHOTOGRAPHS,
Pimlott, John, Military Press, 1984, vg/vg,
pictorial view of the Second War, beginning with the rise of Hitler and the early German triumphs, to the fall of Japan, 192 pgs.
Scott, Phil, Hylas Publishing, as new, see photo, photo history of flying machines that are odd & unusal. A look at the hopes, dreams and failures of those would-be inventors, 219 pgs.
| ZEPPELINS AGAINST LONDON, Poolman, Kenneth, John Day, 1961, vg/vg (some yellowing), see photo,
record of London under attack in the years 1914-18, not from bombers or rockets, but from the lighter- than -air crafts of Germany. Based on Official British and German records. Illustrated, 246 pgs. || $10.00 ||ZEPPELIN BASE RAIDS - GERMANY 1914 Castle, Ian, Osprey, 2011, new, soft cover, see photo,
Dusseldorf & Cologne raids, Friedrichshafen raid, Cuxhaven raid, photos (including color), 80 pgs.