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World War I Titles - pg. 9

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. $8.50
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. $14.00
MANFRED VON RICHTHOFEN, Baker, David, Outline Press, 1990, vg (soft cover) see photo, detailed information with full-color artwork, personal history, 128 pgs. $12.00
MANNOCK, THE LIFE AND DEATH OF MAJOR EDWARD MANNOCK, Franks & Saunders, Grub St., 2008, new, see photo, arguably the highest scoring R.A.F. fighter pilot of the First World War, Edward ‘Mick’ Mannock’s life, and most particularly his death, are still shrouded in mystery. Did he achieve as many victories as are sometimes ascribed to him? How did he die? Where did he die, and more pertinently, where do his remains now lie? photos, 192 pgs. $30.00
MARSE JOHN GOES TO WAR, Jacobs, Josephine Grider, Davis Printing Co., 1933, vg (soft cover with pictorial cover), see scan, letters of John McGavock Grinder tracing his aviation career from flight training, & Rantoul Field, IL to his death June 1918 flying with 85 Sqdn. Elliott Springs used his diary to write Warbirds, 111 pgs. $100.00
MEMOIRS OF AN OLD BALLOONATIC, Hodges, Goderic, William Kimber, 1972, f/f , see photo, trained in observation ballons, photos, 175 pgs.$39.95
MEMOIRS OF WORLD WAR I, Mitchell, William, Random House, 1960, vg/vg, see photo,originally ran serialized in Liberty magazine,1926, photos, 313 pgs. $20.00
MEN & MACHINES OF THE AUSTRALIAN FLYING CORPS 1914-19, Schaedel, Charles, Kookaburra, 1972, vg (issued w/o dj) see photo, tribute to Australians involved with the air battles of WW I, attention on the Royal Australian Airforce and is illustrated with photographs & color plates, 58 pgs. $13.00
'MICK', Dudgeon, James M., Robert Hale, 1981, f/f, see photo, biography of Major Edward Mannock, 208 pgs. Soft cover edition available for $12.95. $25.00
MICK - SIGNED BY AUTHOR, Dudgeon, James, Robert Hale, 1981, f/f (as new), see scan, bookplate signed by author, story of Maj. Edward Mannock, VC, he has been credited with as many as 73 aerial victories flying Nieuports & SE.5s. photos, 208 pgs. $40.00
MOTHER OF EAGLES, Fischer, Suzanne Hayes (translated), Schiffer, 2001, new, see photo, war diary of Baroness von Richthofen, originally published Mein Kriegstagebuch, this volume includes numerous facts & information not included in the orginal work, many photos, 207 pgs. $23.00
MOUNT OF ACES, Hare, Paul, Fonthill, 2014, new (soft cover), see scan, The Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a that almost all the highest scoring aces, including McCudden and Mannock, preferred. The S.E.5a was deadly. many photos, 160 pgs. $23.50
MY AIRMAN OVER THERE Bond, Aimee, Moffat, Yard & Co., 1918, vg (issued w/o dj), see photo, letters between Aimee Bond and her husband, Bill Bond, a fighter pilot w/40 Sqdn., killed in action, US edition of "An Airman's Wife", 288 pgs. $30.00
NACHTFLUGZEUG! GERMAN N-TYPES OF WW I, Herris, Jack, Aeronaut, 2012, new (soft cover), see photo, production quantities, serial numbers of aircraft, technical specifications, 1/48 scale drawings of the AEG N.I & Sablatnig N.I, and 1/72 scale drawings of the BFW N.I.Photos & color plates, 44 pgs. $14.95
NAVAL EIGHT, Johnstone, E.G. (editor), Arms & Armour, 1972, vg/vg. see photo, history of No. 8 squadron Royal Naval Air Service in World War I, casualty details, decorations, aerodromes occupied, aeroplanes & engines, 207 pgs. $25.00
NEW ENGLAND AVIATORS 1914-1918 (2 VOLS), republished by Schiffer, 1997, new, see photo,New England pilots who flew with the USAAC, USN, USMC and British & French air forces are given short biographical entries and most appear in WW1 era photographs, detailed reference for WW1 & aviation historians, photos $65.00 (both volumes)
NIGHT BOMBING WITH THE BEDOUINS, Reece, Robert Lt., Houghton Mifflin Co., 1919, vg (inked name, spine fade), see photo, author, an American jointed the RFC in Oct. 1916, became a navigating officer for the night bombing No. 100 Squad flying Handley-Page 0/400. The "Bedouins" was the name given because they moved so often, describes squadron personalities & night raid on German industral target late in the world, 99 pgs. $35.00
NINETIETH AERO SQUADRON, Carver, Linstrom & Foss, Battery Press, 1989, new (issued w/o dj), reprint, unit history of the "Pair of Dice" Observation Squadron in WW I, flew Salmsons, credited w/7 D-7s shot down, 93 pgs. $20.00
9 SQUADRON, Mason, Timothy, Lincolnshire Chronicle, 1965, vg/vg (rubbed), see scan, The squadron was formed in 1914 using the Be.2c. In WW II, they began on Wellingtons & switched to Lancasters. The history is continued to 1964 and their Avro Vulcans, photos, 113 pgs. $30.00
NO PARACHUTE, Lee, Authur, Grub Street, 2013, new, see photo, first hand account of the experiences of a pilot flyingsopwith pups with the 46 Sqdn. over the Western Front trenches, based on letters written on the day, appendices examine the failures of High Command to provide efficient aircraft, parachutes etc., photos, 240 pgs. $25.00
NOTES OF A LOST PILOT, Villars, Jean, Archon Books,1975, f/f, author critical of French Army, wrote original under alias, see last item, illus, 285 pgs. $10.00
NOTES ON IDENTIFICATION OF AEROPLANES - 1917, Issued by Signal Corps, Nov. 1917, see scan, example of drawings,52 pgs. $50.00

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