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LEXINGTON GOES DOWN, Hoehling, A.A., Stackpole, 1993, fine, soft cover, as new, see photo, first hand account of the survivors , depicts the carrier's last hours in the Coral Sea, photos, 208 pgs. $5.00
LITTLE FRIENDS, Gotts, Steve, Taylor, 1993, fine (as new, embossed cover), see photo, photo history,361st FG, 8th AF , Jan. 1944 flying P-47s, transitioned to P-51s in May 1944, 176 pgs. $75.00
LOSS OF THE PRINCE OF WALES & REPULSE, Bennett, Geoffrey, Naval Insitute, 1973, vg/vg, see photo, Sea-Battles in Close-up 7, detailed account of the loss of these two British Battleships at the start of the Pacific War in 1941, photos, 95 pgs. $18.00
LUFTWAFFE IN THE NORTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN 1941-1943, Held & Obermaier, Schiffer, 1992, f/f (as new), see scan, a tipped-in plate signed by Eduard Neuman (CD.JG1/JG17); Gunther Bode (Col. Pilor I/JG27); Fritz Kelleer (Maj. Cdr. II/JG27); Hans Fahrenberger (1st Sgt. Pilot III/JG27 see scan, ); Heinz Dudek (Maj. Cdr. IV /JG27). photo volume on the North African campaign, from the point-of-view of Luftwaffe pilots and crews, from the initial victories, to the final battles in Tunisia, up-close photographs of all of the aircraft used by the Luftwaffe, 237 pgs. $125.00
LUCKY BASTARD, Prewit, John, Self-published, 1983, vg (soft cover), see photo, inscribed by author, memoirs of the author, a pilot with the 452nd Bomb Group, 729th Bomb Squadron, flying B-17s, photos, 285 pgs. $25.00
LUCK OF THE DRAW Murphy, Frank, FNP Military Division, 2001, as new (issued w/o dj), see photo, author (a B-17 navigator) with the 100th BG, was shot down on the Munster Raid (Oct. 10, 1943) on his 21st mission, photos, 344 pgs. $62.50
LUFTWAFFE EMBLEMS 1939-1945, Ketley, Barry, Crecy, 2012, new (soft cover), revised edition, see scan, compilation of all known Luftwaffe unit badges and emblems in full color, covering all types of aircraft and function, ranging from famous fighter and bomber units, 192 pgs. $22.95
MAD REBEL, Oliphant, John, Self-published, 1998, fine (hardback with pictorial cover), see scan, inscribed by author, he flew P-47s & P-51s with the 369th FS, 359th FG, he was shot down, captured & escaped. He worked with the French underground, photos, 478 pgs. $25.00
MALTA SPITFIRE, Beurling & Roberts, Farrar & Rinehart, 1943, vg (no dj) orginal diary, Beurling flew Spitfire, 249 Sqdn, Malta, 30+ victories, photos, 235 pgs. $16.00
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. $8.50
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. $12.00
MEMOIRS OF THE 58th FIGHTER GROUP, Men of the 58th, 1945, good (edge wear), see scan, flew P-47s (5th AF) based in New Guinea & the Philippines, photos, 268 pgs. $185.00
MEN OF GAMBIER BAY, Hoyt, Edwin, Paul Eriksson, 1979, f/f, see photo, Combat record of escort carrier sunk at Leyte Gulf, photos, maps on end pages, 254 pgs. $25.00
MEN OF THE R.A.F., Rothenstein, Sir William, Oxford University, 1942, vg (no dj), 40 full page portraits by the author of R.A.F. pilots & crewmen, 134 pgs. $10.00
MIGHTY EIGHTH IN WW II - A MEMOIR, McLaughlin, Brig. Gen. Kemp, University Press of Kentucy, 2000, as new with dust jacket, see photo, author was a B-17 pilot with the 92nd BG, participated in heavy water operations in Norway and led the 2nd Schweinfurt mission, photos, 208 pgs. $23.00
MiG-3 ACES OF WORLD WAR 2, Khazanov & Medved, Osprey Aircraft of the Aces #102, 2012, new, soft cover, see photo, MiG family of fighter entered service in 1941 ro satisfy the Soviet Air Force, line drawing,s color plates, many photos, 96 pgs. $19.95
MOON SQUADRON, Tickel, Jerrard, Doubleday, 1958, vg/vg (fade), see scan, WW II British S.O.E. operations, primarily 138 Squadron, 204 pgs. $10.00
MOUCHOTTE DIARIES, Dezarrois, Andre (Editor), Staples Press, 1956, vg/vg, see photo, diaries of the French RAF Pilot who flew in the battle of Britain and at Dieppe. Pierre ClostermannÕs commanding officer. 221 pages $24.00
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
NIGHT FLYER, Brandon, Lewis, Kimber, 1961, f/f, see scan, author was a navigator to Pilot James Benson, 141 & 157 Sqdns, flying Beaufighters and later Misquitos, photos, 208 pgs. $21.00
NIGHT INTRUDER, Williams, Jeremy, David & Charles, 1976, f/f, see scan, RAF night fighters, the author served in Fighter Command's Night Experimental Unit, photos, 184 pgs. $25.00
NINTH AIR FORCE IN COLOUR, Freeman, Roger, Arms & Armour, 1995, f/f (as new), see scan, color photographic record & reference on the Ninth United States Army Air Force major tactical airforce supporting The Invasion & operations In NW Europe 1944-45, 160 pgs.
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 $99.00
No. 485 (N.Z.) SQUADRON 1941-1945, Sortehaug & Listemann, Philedition, 2006, new (soft cover) 485 Sqdn. operated Spitfires, 1941 to 1945 from Kenly, Kingscliffe, Biggin Hill & Hornchurch, among others. Temporarily re-equipped with Tempests & Typhoons in 1945, then back to Spitfires. Lists of missions, victories, losses and pilot biographies, photos & maps, 90 pgs. $25.00
NORTH AMERICAN T-28 TROJAN, Ginter, Steve, Naval Fighters No. 5, 1981, fine, soft cover, see photo, T-28 in Navy, Air Force & foreign service, photos & drawings, 66 pgs. $15.95
OF MEN AND WINGS, 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.
ONCE THEY WERE EAGLES, Walton, Frank, University of Kentucky Press, 1986, f/f (as new), see photo, first detailed account of the pilots , planes & operations of the famed VMF 214 , US Marine Corps fighter Squadron which were led by the colorful Pappy Boyington, flying F4U Corsairs , served a hectic 11 month tour in the Solomon Islands in 1943 , racked up 97 victories against the Japanese, photos, 213 pgs. $15.00
ONE AND ONE HALF MISSIONS, Dowden, Leland, Western Book Journal Press, 1989, vg/vg , see photo, author (a B-17 Bombardier) with 306th BG was shot down, captured and repatriated in late 1944, drawings & photos, 234 pgs. $20.00
ONE-ARMED MAC, Cull & Symons,Grub St., 2003, new with dj, see photo, John Archibald Findlay MacLachlan know as "Mac" flew Fairey Battle light bombers during the Battle of France and later Hurricanes toward the end of BOB, he led a formation of 6 Hurricanes from the deck of HMS Argus to the island of Malta, he died in captivity in 1943, this book is based on his diaries and letters, photos, 192 pgs. $12.50
ONE THAT GOT AWAY, THE Burt & Leasor, Collins, 1956, vg/vg, see scan, Franz vol Werra, an Me-109 pilot, shot down and capured on Sept 5, 1940, near Biggin Hill. After a couple of attempted escapes, he was transferred to Canada. He escaped again through the U.S. to South America and back to Germany, photos, 255 pgs. $20.00
OSCAR, Coen, Oscar & Robek, Dorrance, 2000, fine (soft cover), see scan, signed by Oscar Coen,, This U.S. born ace trained in Canada and joined No. 71 Eagle Sqdn. in the U.K. flying Spitfires. He was shot down, but evaded capture. He made it back to England & joined the 4th Fighter Group flying P-47s, photos, 149 pgs. $25.00
OS2U KINGFISHER, Bell, Dana, Aircraft Pictorial, 2019, new, soft cover, see photo, all photos, construction detail, colors & markings, 72 pgs. $17.95

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