A; B; C ; D-E; F; G; H-I; J-L; M-N; 0-P; R; S; T-V; W-Z;
DAY THE RED BARON DIED, Titler, Dale, Bonanza, 1978, vg/vg, see photo,
last 2 days of Von Richthofen's life & the day after, photos & maps, 320 pgs.
$12.00 DEEDS OF HEROISM AND BRAVERY, Barron, Elwyn (Editor), Harper Brothers, 1920, good (cover wear, binding tight),
episodes from all areas of action in WW I - trenches, air, sea, espionage & women, photos, 402 pgs.
$17.50 DEUTSCHE LUFTWAFFE UBER DER SCHWEIZ 1939-1945,
Ries, Karl, Dieter Hoffmann, 1978, fine condition (soft cover), see photo, English & German text,
German aircraft in Switzerland during WW II, photos, 112 pgs.
40.00 DeHAVILLAND AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR ONE, Bruce, J.M. Arms & Armour, 1991, f/f,
see photo, a definitive study of First World War aviation,
early De Havilland designs, technical detail, individual squadron deployment of each type
throughout the war years; and each aircraft is illustrated & reproductions of the original
De Havilland technical drawings, 96 pgs.
$30.00 DeHAVILLAND AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR I, Volume 2: D.H.5 - D.H.15
Owers, Colin, Flying Machines Press, 2001, new, soft cover, see photo,
color illustrations by Juanita Franzi, many photos, fold out drawings, color plates, see examples, 84 pgs.
$39.95 DEVELOPMENT OF GERMAN WARPLANES IN WW I, Herris, Jack, Aeronaut, 2012, new (soft cover), see photo, origins, development & evolution of each warplane class
or category, such as fighters, bombers & reconnaissance planes. Aero engines are also included, photos, color profiles, 148 pgs.
$33.95 DH 2 VS ALBATROS D I/D II,
Miller, James, 2012, new, soft cover, see photo, aircraft & combatants who operated them, Western Front 1916,
detailed drawings, color plates & photos, 80 pgs.
$17.95 DIARY & LETTERS OF A WORLD WAR I FIGHTER PILOT,
Burgess, Christopher, Pen & Sword, 2008, see photo, a first-hand account of the authorís grandfather, Guy Mainwaring Knocker &
his experiences as a pilot in the R.F.C. in WW I written as a series of letters & diary entries.
He wrote letters virtually every day to his family, while he trained in England and was in service in France,
& often illustrated them with little sketches. Guy was a gifted artist, particularly pencil, pen & ink,
also an excellent photographer. He flew with No 65 (Fighter) Squadron that was formed in June, 1916 as a fighter squadron,
flew to France in March 1917 in time to play a prominent part in the air operations during the Battles of Arras. In June 1917, the
squadron moved to Calais for special patrol work in the Dover Straits area, to intercept enemy aircraft raiding England.
$28.50 DIARY OF A P.B.O., Shrive, Frank, Boston Mills Press, 1981, vg/vg (chipping & some rubbing), see photo,
observer in the second seat of a Royal Flying Corps 'machine'. An RA gunner wounded at Vimy Ridge, aged 19,
after recuperating in England he joined the RFC, eventually was posted to Archangel,
where he found himself participating in the Russian Civil War, photos, 88 pgs.
$25.00 EAGLES HEIGHT, THE, Elliot, Robert, Air Review Limited, 1961, f/f, see photo,
fictionalized account of aviation & the men of the Royal flying Corp in WW1, Bw plates of various aircraft deployed in WW1
256 pgs. $9.00 EAGLES OF THE BLACK CROSS, Musciano, Walter, Ivan Obolensky, 1965, vg/g (worn, inked name), see photo,
comprehensive review of German Aces of World War I including over one hundred photographs and illustrations,
301 pgs. $25.00 EARLY BIRDS, Miller, H.C., Anbus & Robertson, 1968, vg/vg (spine fade),
autobiographical account of early aviation by the founder of Australia's MacRobertson
Miller Air Services, the author gives a colourful picture of his early experiences in Australia,
then in Britain where he went to learn how to build and fly aircraft,
RFC in France during World War I & his return to civil aviation in Australia, photos, 166 pgs.
$22.50 EARLY BIRDS OF WAR, Funderburk, Thomas R.,Grosset & Dunlap,
1968, vg/vg (minor chipping), see photo, fighter pilots & their aircraft, photos, 3 views,
156 pgs. $15.00 ECHOES OF EAGLES, Woolley & Crawford, Dutton, 2003, new, see photo,
account of pilots in WW I, author's father flew in the 94th, 95th & 49th Aero Squadrons,
maps & photographs, 307 pgs.
$10.00 EISERNES KREUZ UND BALKEN KREUZ, Nowarra, Heinz, Hoffman, 1968, vg/vg see photo,
German & English text, markings & camouflage systems of Luftwaffe aircraft of WW I, photos and color plates, example,
159 pgs. $42.00 ELLINGTON 1918, Stack, Joe + many others, 1918, vg (flexible cover), see scan,
yearbook of one of the early Army Air Service installations used during World War I, founded May 21, 1917,
served as an advanced training facility with its first squadron being the 120th Aero Squadron, photos, 320 pgs.
$125.00 EXTRACTS FROM THE LETTERS OF GEORGE
CLARK MOSELEY, Moseley, George Clark, privately printed, 1923, f, boxed,
enlisted first in the Aviation section of the New York Naval Militia on 6 April 1917,
In May 1917 he enlisted in the Lafayette Flying Corps; first flying Caudrons & later Nieuports &
Spads (from 10 October Dec. 1917 to 4 February 1918); On Feb. 4th,
he was transferred to U.S. Naval Aviation Service at the rank of ensign,
here he was stationed at the U.S. Naval Seaplane Station at Dunkirk where he flew Spads with
pontoons and protected seaplanes, after training at the Bombing School in Clermnont-Ferrand,
he was attached to the R.F.C.'s Day Bombing Squadron 218 on 25 July 1918 and flew D.H.9s,
he was finally attached to the French Escadrille de Saint-Pol from 25 September to 5 November 1918
where he flew Spads once again, he finished the war with the rank of Lieutenant J.G. and was awarded the
Navy Cross, photos, 239 pgs. $125.00
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