A; B; C ; D-E; F; G; H-I; J-L; M-N; 0-P; R; S; T-V; W-Z;
GATCHINA DAYS, Riaboff, Alexander, Smithsonian, 1986, new, see photo,
rare look at the early days of Imperial Russian military aviation, author
graduated from the Gatchina flying school at St Petersburg in 1917, his career
covers the Russian Revolution, transfer to the anti-Bolshevik White Russian armies,
2 years of operational flying, ending with a retreat across Siberia and eventual
escape to China in 1920, photos & maps, 183 pgs.
$15.00 GENESIS OF FIGHTER AVIATION IN WWI, Herris, Jack, Aeronaut, 2016, new (soft cover), see scan,
story of the origin & development of fighter aviation during World War I, the first air war, the legend of the fighter ace.
The story combines the exploits of the aces, the evolution of combat tactics, & technical development of fighter aircraft from its
primitive beginnings to the armistice, presaging the aerial arms race that continues today, when the fighter is the key offensive aerial weapon,
550 photos (36 in color), 170 color profiles, 280 pgs. $59.95 GERMAN AIR RAIDS ON BRITAIN 1914-1918, Morris, Joseph, Naval & Military Press, 2004, soft cover, see photo,
full history of German airship and aircraft bombing raids on Britain in the Great War. The 103 attacks left 1,413 dead. Written with access to offical records and from both sides of the campaign,
record of then fifty-one German airship and fifty-two aircraft bombing raids on England during the Great War in which 280 tons of bombs were dropped,
casualties amounted to 1,413 killed & 3,408 wounded,5 maps & 16 pages b/w illustrations, 306 pgs.
GERMAN AND AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURERS 1908-1918,
Treadwell, Terry, Amberly, 2010, new (soft cover), see photo,
story of the aircraft from companies such as Fokker, builder of the famous triplane, as flown by Baron
von Richthofenís Flying Circus, AEG, Albatross, Junkers and Hansa. From reconnaissance aircraft to state of the art bombers that could reach London,
this is the definitive guide to aircraft of the Axis powers during WW I, photos, 282 pgs.
$19.00 GERMAN ARMORED WARPLANES OF WW I,
Herris, Jack, Aeronaut, 2012, new (soft cover), see photo,
describes development, 160 photos, 38 color profiles, tables of information, production quantities & serial numbers, 116 pgs.
$32.95 GERMAN FIGHTER ACES OF WORLD WAR ONE, Treadwell & Wood, Tempus, 2003, new, soft cover, see photo,
airmen who fought in the war, aircraft manufacturers & their aircraft, specifications, photos, 320 pgs.
$19.00 GERMAN G-TYPE BOMBERS OF WW I, Herris, Jack, Aeronaut, 2014, soft cover, see scan,
329 photos, 54 color profiles, production quantities & serial numbers of aircraft, and aircraft dimensions and performance specifications. In addition, four G-type bombers,
the Albatros G.III & Rumpler G.I, G.II, and G.III are illustrated in 1/72 scale drawings, 202 pgs.
$49.95 GERMAN KNIGHTS OF THE AIR, Treadwell & Wood,
Brassey's, 1997, new, see photo, the 81 German airmen who were awarded
the Pour le Merite, photos, 208 pgs.
$19.95 GERMAN SEAPLANES OF WW I, Herris, Jack, Aeronaut, 2015, new (soft cover), see scan,
development of seaplanes built by Sablatnig, Kaiserliche, Werften, Lubeck-Travemunde, LTG & Oertz with test, 110 photos, 19
color profiles, production quanties & serial numbers, scale drawings, 114 pgs.
$29.95 GERMAN SEAPLANE FIGHTERS OF WW I,
Herris, Jack, Aeronaut, 2012, new (soft cover), see photo, production quantities & serial numbers of aircraft
with technical specifications. Origins & evolution of each subclass of naval fighter, including single-seat floatplanes, single-seat flying boats, two-seat biplanes
& two-seat monoplanes, photos, color profiles, scale drawings, 150 pgs.
$34.95 GERMAN WAR BIRDS, Vigilant (Claude Sykes), John Hamilton, 1931, vg /vg (lazer copy), see photo,
German aces, most of the famous ones plus Pluschow, Eschwege, Roth & others, photos, 264 pgs.
Greenhill reprint - $20.00
$35.00 GERMANY'S FIGHTER COMPETITIONS OF 1918, Herris, Jack, Aeronaut, 2013, new (soft cover),
three fighter competitions with over 215 photos illustrating 70 fighter designs, 68 color profiles + performance
$39.95 GERMANY'S LAST KNIGHT OF THE AIR, Kilduff, Peter (translated & edited), Kimber, 1979, vg/vg, see photo, (previous owner underlined text),
memoirs of Major Carl Degelow, includes air victories, photos, 218 pgs.
$18.00 GERMANY'S TRIPLANE CRAZE, Herris, Jack, Aeronaut, 2013, new (soft cover),
345 photos, 8 color photos, 44 color profiles, performance, specifications & production data, scale drawings
$29.95 GLINT IN THE SKY,
Easdown & Genth, Pen & Sword, 2004, new, soft cover, see photo,
account of the German air raid on Folkestone in 1917 & its appalling aftermath is the first
comprehensive history of an episode to be published, description of the event, relying heavily
on the eyewitness testimony from the townspeople who were there on that fateful day,
records the experiences of the German airmen who carried out the raid & pioneered a new method of warfare,
recounts in graphic detail similar attacks by bombers, seaplanes & Zepplins on other Kentish towns, including
Dover, Ramsgate, Margate & Sheerness, photos, 160 pgs.
$18.00 GOLDEN EAGLES, Firkins, Peter, St. George Books, 1980, f/f,
see photo, stories of 15 Australian airmen, 8 from WW I and 7 from WW 2, photos, 242 pgs
$10.00 GOTHA AIRCRAFT OF WW I Herris, Jack, Aeronaut, 2013, new (soft cover),
describes & illustrates the development of Gotha warplanes with more than 285 photos, 28 color profiles, performance, specifications & production data,
scale drawings, 198 pgs.
$49.95 GOTHA G.IV - BUILDING THE WINGNUT WINGS - MODELLING SPECIAL No. 1,
see photo, reference material and modelling know-how aimed at builders of the new 1:32 WINGNUT WINGS Gotha G.IV kit! Over 200 photos, detail sketches, colour profiles
n/a (out of print) GREAT AIR WAR, Norman, Aaron, Macmillan,1968, f/f, see photo,
looks at development of fighter planes and tactics and the
personalities of many of the "stars", photos, 558 pgs. $19.00 GREAT BATTLES OF WORLD WAR 1 IN THE AIR, Platt, Frank (compiled by), Weathervane Books, 1966, vg/vg (small tear on dj),
firsthand accounts of air combat by Eddie Rickenbacker, Billy Mitchell, Alan Hynd, A.Roy Brown & William Bishop, maps, 206 pgs.
$8.50 GREAT WAR IN THE AIR, Morrow, John, Smithsonian, 1993, new,
see photo, military aviation from 1909 to 1921,
advancements in aircraft, engine technology & production within a decade of its origins, photos,
458 pgs. $32.50 GREEN BALLS, Bewsher, Paul, Greenhill, 1986, fine (soft cover), Vintage Aviation Library reprint,
pioneer strategic bombing in 1917-18: RNAS Hampden Page night bombers & observer's viewpoint, 287 pgs.
$15.00 GRIM REAPERS: FRENCH ESCADRILLE 94 in WORLD WAR I
, Guttman, Jon, Aeronaut, 2016, new (soft cover), see scan,
describes & illustrates the combat history of French Escadrille 94 in WWI with text, 105 photos (8 in color) & 16 color profiles,
$29.95 GUNNING FOR THE RED BARON, Bennett, Leon, Texas A&M University Press, 2006, new, see photo, analyzes combat sequences,
the arts of aerial gunnery & the weapons themselves, detailed insight into the mechanics
of air warfare allows the author to reach some startling conclusions about one of the enduring
controversies of World War I, photos & illustrations, 207 pgs.
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