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INTERROGATOR,
Toliver, Raymond, Aero, 1978, f/f (as new),
signed by Toliver & Hanns Scharff
story of Hanns Scharff, master interrogator of the Allied fighter pilots captured by the Germans. This Luftwaffe intelligence officer gained a reputation as the man who literally wove a magic spell to get the answers he had to have from captured Allied fighter pilots, photos,glossary & index, 384 pgs.
$125.00








MR. PIPER AND HIS CUBS,
Francis, Devon, Iowa State University Press, 1973, f/f (as new), Included are 2 inserts (A Biographical article from Pennsylvania History Magazine & a Piper Plant Vistor's Guide), a biography of William Piper and his company, photos, 256 pages.
$38.00


IOWA TAKES TO THE AIR - VOLUME 1 (1845 - 1918 & VOLUME 2 (1919 - 1941), Pellegreno, Ann, Aerodrome Press, 1980 & 1986, f/f (as new), both volumes signed by author, she completed Amelia Earhart's 1937 globe-circling flight in 1967, these books contain extensive research on air races, air shows as well as personalities & accomplishments of Iowa's pilots, mechanics, manufacturere, many photos, maps, 596 pgs (total for both volumes)
$55.00


SISTERS IN THE SKY - Volume I, WAFS & Volume 2 WASPS,Scharr, Adela, Patrice Press, 1991, new, history of the Women's Auxilliary Ferrying Squadron, written by one of the country's first female commercial pilots and flight instructors who, in 1943, was to become the first woman to fly the P-39 Aircobra, photos, 1289 pgs
$40.00 (for the set)
BRITISH AEROPLANES 1914-1918,
Bruce, J.M. Funk & Wagnalls, 1964, vb/vg, Covers all 286 types of aircraft used and/or considered by the British, trial reports, specifications, many photos, 742 pages.
$90.00
MIGHT IN FLIGHT,
Gobrecht, Lt. Col. Harry, 303rd B.G. Assoc, 1993, fine (hardback with embossed cover,new condition) Limited printing - 1000 copies. The 303rd B.G., 8th A.F., B-17s. They were known as "HELL'S ANGELS". This is a mission by mission documentation, many photos & illustrations, 919 pages.
$250.00









BEN DREW,
Powell & Drew, self-published, 1998, f/f (as new), signed by both authors, his adventures flying w/the 375th Fighter Squadron, 361st Fighter Group (8th Air Force). He had 6 kills, photos, 248 pgs.
$38.00
LUFTWAFFE PROJECT AIRCRAFT - No. 2,
Johnson, Dan, Self Published, 2000, Soft Cover, (new condition), the Heinkel HE-343 was designed as a bomber, heavy fighter & recon aircraft, may photos & drawings, 44 pages.
$35.00




AIR WAR BIBLIOGRAPHY 1939-1945 - 5 VOLUMES
Smith, Myron J., Sunflower University Press, comb bound with flexible covers (as new).

Volume 1 - published 1977 - 332 pgs.  Part 1 - General Works
  Part 2 - European & Mediterranean

Volume 2 - published 1977 - 310 pgs.  Part 3 - Pacific
  Part4A - Air power strategy & tatics
 Part 4B - Escape, Envasion, Partisan & POWs

Volume 3 - published 1977 - 276 pgs. Part 4 C&D -Multi-theater studies   
Part 5 - The Air Forces

Volume 4 - published 1978 - 245 pgs.Part 6 - the aircraft

Volume 5 - published 1982 - 145 pgs. Part 7 - aerial support

$100.00

ARTHUR RICHMOND TABER,
Taber, Sydney Richmond, Privately Printed, 1920, Very good condition with embossed cover,first edition published in 1920, written as a tribute by his Father, Arthur served as an ambulance driver to the U.S. pilots for 6 months in France. He returned to the U.S., got his pilot's license & returned as a flight instructor, He later became a ferry pilot and was killed in a crash in 1919, photos, 203 pages.
$85.00

LAFAYETTE ESCADRILL,
Mason, H. M., Random House, 1964, f/f, The American Volunteer Group in WW I included are the roster & victory list, photos, 340 pages.
$17.50

MARINE CORPS AVIATION: THE EARLY YEARS,
Johnson, Lt. Col. Edward, USMC, 1977, fine (soft cover), Covers 1912 to 1940, many photow, 106 pgs.
$8.50
JAPANESE MILITARY HISTORY ,
Kondo, Shinji, Garland Publishing, 1984, fine (as new, issued w/o dust jacket), authorwas an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II, a bibliography of Japanese military history, 88 pgs.
$35.00

KOSCIUSZKO, WE ARE HERE!
Cisek, Jonusz, MacFarland, 2002, fine (soft cover, as new), American pilots of the Koscivszko Squadron in defense of Poland (1919-1921), photos, 248 pages.
$22.50
WINGS OF THE NORTH,
Turner, Dick, Hancock House, 1876, vg/vg (ex-library), Flying the the Northwest Territories, Canad in the 1960s & 1970s, photos, 288 pgs.
$5.00

SPAIN: THE VITAL YEARS,
Bolin, Luis, Lippincott, 1967, vg/vg, The Spanis Civil War (1936-1939),Apprndics: Reality of Communism; Nationalists fighting strength; Guernica myth; Sidelights; Gold that went to Russia. maps, photos, 397 pgs.
$15.00
EVERY MAN A TIGER,
Blunk, Chester, Sunflower, 1987, fine (soft cover), The 731st Night Intruder served in the Korean War, flying B-26s, photos, 113 pgs.
$13.50
TWENTY SMILING EAGLES,
Bohrer, Walt & Ann, Vantage Press, 1962, vg/vg (yellowing of pages due to age), Unusual flight events that happened to 20 American pilots. These aare not accomplishments they are famous for. Included are Doolittle, Mantz, Rankin & Goebel, illustrations & photos, 128 pages.
$25.00
WINNIE MAE VEGA,
Spec Cast Issue is a replica of the Winnie Mae on display in the EAA Air Adventure Museum, Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Features include rotating prop & wheels, coin bank access, limited edition production & heavy die-cast metal construction. Wing span measures approx. 11 inches
$15.00


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