Unit History - pg. 1

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Unit No.TitlePrice
4th FG ESCORT TO BERLIN, Fry & Ethell, Arco, 1980, f/f, see photo, history of the 4th FG, list of Aces, Commanders, Victories, Personnel Losses, Combat Pilots, Aircraft, photos, 226 pgs. $26.00
5th AF Fighter Command PACIFIC SWEEP, Wistrand, R.B. Capt., F.H. Johnson Publishing, 1945, vg/vg, see scan, pictorial history of the 5th AF Fighter Command, South Pacific area, many photos, 112 pgs. $85.00
9th BG 9th BOMBARDMENT GROUP (VH) HISTORY (1st, 5th & 99th SQUADRONS, Smith, Lawrence, 9th BG Assoc., 1995, f (issued w/o dj,as new), see scan, flew Tinian based B-29s against Okinawa & Japan, photos, 363 pages $85.00
14th FG14th FIGHTER GROUP IN WORLD WAR II, f/f (as new), see scan, Allied invasion of North Africa in 1942, P-38 equipped, returned to Mediterranean air war in 1943, photos, 164 pgs. $35.00
18th Fighter Wing TRUCKBUSTERS, combat diary of 18th Fighter-Bomber Wing , Korea - 1951, original printing with dust jacket, see scan, photos, 145 pgs. $125.00
20th FG KING'S CLIFFE, Steiner, Ed (editor) , 20th Fighter Group, 1983, as new, see photo, reprint of the original unit history, roster, crew photos & operational stories, 284 pgs. $125.00
24th Inf. Div. 24th FORWARD, Koyosha Printing Co., 1953, vg (cover rubbed & corners bumped), see photo, pictorial history of the Victory Division (Infantry) in Korea, unpaged. $75.00
31st FGIN A NOW FORGOTTEN SKY, Kucera, Dennis, Flying Machine Press, 1997, new, issued w/o dj, see photo, flew Spitfires & Mustangs, Med. Theatre, many photos, 418 pgs.$40.00
31st FG HISTORY OF THE 31st FIGHTER GROUP, Lamensdorf, Rolland, illustrations, fold-out map, list of aces, roster of officers and enlisted men, list of Group and Squadron commanding officers photos, 79 pgs. $200.00
38th BGA HISTORY OF THE 38th BOMBARDMENT GROUP (M), Henry, John "Hank", MA/AH Publishing, 1978, Fine condition (soft cover, comb bound), see scan, the 38th B.G. (B-25's) was based mostly in New Guinea & the Philippines. The author was a bombardier-Navigator in the group, 47 pgs. $50.00
79th FGHOSTILE SKY, Woerpel, Don, Andon Press, 1977, f/vg, see photo, Pilots logged over 4,000 missions and 38,000 sorties in Africa, Sicily and Italy mostly in support of the British Eigth Army but also Mark Clark's Fifth Army in capture of Rome and 7th Army in invasion of southern France. Over 200 Photos and Maps, Lists of Victories and Losses, Bibliography, Index, 260 pgs. $45.00
98th BS (H) GREY GEESE CALLING, Cleveland & Gartland, American Publishing, 1981, vg (soft cover, comb spine), see photo, This is a copy from the original GREY GOOSE CALLING, the chapters on the 11th BG history & the 98th Bomb Squadron were excerpted. The 11th BG B-17s & B-24s in the South & Soutwest Pacific as part of the 13th AF, 118 pgs. $35.00
356th FG, 356th FIGHTER GROUP IN WORLD WAR II, Miller, Kent, Schiffer, 2003, as new, see scan, The 8th AF group began operations in October, 1943 (P-47s) & ended in May, 1945 (P-51s). There is a daily log, victory list, color illstrations of 12 of their aircraft, many photos, 332 pgs. $44.00
357th FG YOXFORD BOYS, Olmsted, Merle, Aero, 1971, fine (soft cover, inked name), see photo, 357th FG on escort over Europe & Russia, photos & drawings, 103 pgs. $30.00
357th FG TO WAR WITH THE YOXFORD BOYS, Olmsted, Merle, Eagles Editions, 2004, new, oversized, see photo, complete story of the 357th Fighter Group, 8th Air Force, the official historian for the 357th & dedicated history buff, author Merle Olmsted, included are listings from the official documents tallying the groupís accomplishments, utilizing mission reports, monthly statistical & operational reports, the pilotís individual encounter reports, the Missing Air Crew Reports, USAAF accident reports & the British police reports, personal notes, books, and articles, plus the original 357th Group records on file at the Air Force Historical Archives, the book also features 43 full color profiles by Tom Tullis, 376 pgs. $45.00
359th FG MUSTANGS & UNICORNS, Smith, Jack, Pictorial Hisories, 1997, new, soft cover, see photo, history of the 359th FG, commander,s pilots, aces, missions list, many photos, 248 pgs. $15.00
361st FGLITTLE FRIENDS, Gotts, Steve, Taylor, 1993, fine (as new, embossed cover), see photo, photo history, 8th AF Fighter Group in Jan. 1944 flying P-47s, transitioned to P-51s in May 1944, 176 pgs. $75.00
367th BGA 367th COMBAT DIARY, Richardson, Allan, 306th BG Historic Assn., 1993, Fine condition (soft cover, comb bound), see scan, 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
368th FGSECOND TO NONE, Grace, Timothy 368th F.G. Assoc., 2006, as new, soft cover,see scan, the 368th FG was with the 9th AF. They felw P-47s & were active in France, the Low Countries & Germany, many photos, 540 pgs. $47.50
380th BGKING OF THE HEAVIES - 380th BOMB GROUP, Horton, Glenn & Gary, 1983, fine (embossed cover), see scan, 380th Bomb Group served in the 5th Air Force, attached to the Royal Australian Air Force in the Pacific Theatre during WW II, photos, 184 pgs. $100.00
392nd BG 392nd BOMB GROUP: TWENTIETH CENTURY CRUSADERS, Hawkins, Ian, Turner Publishing, 1997, fine (as new, pictorial cover), see scan, B-24 Group based at Wendling, England from mid-1943 to July 1945. They flew 285 missions, many photos, 183 pgs. $85.00
448th BG448th BOMB GROUP (H), Brett, Jeffrey, Schiffer, 2002, f/f (as new), see photo, 8th Air F orce B-24 Group includes mission lists, crews, honor roll and aircraft, photos, 310 pgs. $38.50
449th BGOF MEN AND WINGS, (H), Shepherd, D. William, Norfield Publishing, 1996, f/f (as new), see scan, The first 100 missions of the 449th B.G. (15th A.F., Italy) flying the B-24H, photos, maps,343 pgs. $45.00
458th BG458th BOMBARDMENT GROUP III, Reynolds, George, self published, 1988, Fine condition (hard cover embossed), see scan, 8th Air Force, B-24s, based at Horsham, primary targets were in Germany, many photos, 88 pages. $85.00
509th BG509th REMEMBERED, Krauss, Robert & Amelia, self-published, 2005, as new with dj, see photo, a complete history of America's atomic bomb missions during World War II as told through the personal reminiscences & photos of the 509th veterans themselves, originally this book was made available to the attendees of the 58th Reunion of the 509th that was held at the National D-Day Museum in New Orleans in October 2003, since that time it has been updated & 250 additonal photos were added, 345 pgs. $45.00

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