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UMPTEENTH VOYAGE, Gerow, Eugene, LuJenn Press, 1979, vg (soft cover, some minor scratches on the cover), see scan, Inscribed by author to a fellow TWA pilot, after getting his license in 1930 and 10 years of part-time flying jobs, he became an instructor in the CPTP. In 1941, he began a 25 year career flying for TWA, 261 pgs. $10.00
UNDAUNTED, Dunmore, Spencer, McClelland & Stewart, 2004, new with dj, see photo, Concentrates on long distance flights beginning with the Wright Brothers 5 minute flight in 1904. over the next couple of decades, beginning with flyers like Bleriot, Farman, Roe, Quimby & Rogers, aviators began to push the limits of the possible, photos, 327 pgs. $10.00
UNDER THE GUNS OF THE GERMAN ACES, Franks & Giblin, Grub Street, 1997, new, see photo, profiles of the victims of Voss, Immelmann, Goering & Lothar von Richthofen, photos, 192 pgs. $10.00
UNDER THE GUNS OF THE KAISER ACES, Franks & Giblin, Grub Street, 2003, new, see photo, complete victory records of Bohme, Muller von Tutschek and Wolff, many photos, 192 pgs. $10.00
UNDER THE GUNS OF THE RED BARON, Franks, Giblin & McCrery, Grub Street, 1957, new, see photo, a minibiography of each of BaronManfred von Richthofen's 123 Allied air battle victims between September 1916 and April 1918, over 100 of the legendary German fighter ace's shoot downs are depicted in photographs, 224 pgs. $10.00
UNITED STATES WOMEN IN AVIATION THROUGH WORLD WAR I, Oakes, Claudia, Smithsonian, 1978, vg (soft cover), see photo, women active in aviation, pilots, barnstormers, promoters, passengers & supporters, many photos, 44 pgs. $5.00
UNLOCKING THE SKY, Shulman, Seth, Harper Collins, 2002, new, see photo, Glenn Curtiss and his race to invent the airplane, Wright brothers took to the courts to keep Curtiss & his airplanes out of the sky, photos, 258 pgs. $6.00
VANGUARD OF AMERICAN VOLUNTEERS, Morse, Edwin, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1918, good (no dj) (inked name blacked out), Ameicans in the Foreign Legion, with famous British regiments, with the Red Cross in Servia, with ambulances in France, doing relief work in Belgium, in Northern France & as volunteer airmen including the Lafayette Escadrille, photos photos, 281 pgs. $10.00
VICTORIA CROSS, Revell, Alex, Flying Machine Press, 1997, new, soft cover, see photo, account of the 19 men who were awarded Britain's highest gallantry decoration in the Great War from the RNAS, RFC and RAF, detailed accounts of the pilot's career's along with numerous photos, color plates of their aircraft & color schemes, 96 pgs. $10.00
WAR BIRD, Davis, Burke, University of North Carolina, 1991, new, see photo, bio of Elliott White Springs, after gaining his wings he was posted to Europe where, after Pershing decreed that pilots were to be ranked as sergeants, he resigned his commission & joined the RFC, he first served in 85 Squadron, under Bishop, before being transferred to the US Army where he flew with 148th Squadron & ended the war as America's fifth ranking ace with 16 victories, after his return to the USA he spent a period barnstorming, photos, 267 pgs. $10.00
WAR BIRDS, Springs, Elliot, George H. Doran Co., 1926, good copy (cover wear, spine fade), see scan, diary of an unknown aviator, illustrated by Clayton Knight, 277 pgs. $10.00
WARFARE IN THE AIR, Veale, S.E., Pilot Press, 1942, vg/g (chipped), see scan, RAF at war since the Battle of Britain & the new types of aircraft introduced since the Battle of Britain, photos, 48 pgs. $10.00
WARRIORS WITH WINGS, Jablonski, Edward, Bobbs-Merrill, 1966, vg/vg, see photo, The Escadrille Americaine was formed by 7 American volunteers & was later known as the Lafayette Escadrille, photos, 207 pgs. $10.00
WAY OF A TRANSGRESSOR, Farson, Negley, Harcourt Brace, 1936, good (cover wear, no marks, tight binding, gift inscription on fly page), see scan, The author was an American adventurer who waitnessed the Russian revolution & ended up in the Royal Flying Corps during WW I, photos, 602 pgs. $10.00
WILD BLUE YONDER, Tyler, Leslie, Crystal Publishing, 1992, fine (soft cover), see photo, author is a B-17 navigator (301st BG), was shot down & captured on his 18th mission. The mission was to Germany form their base in Italy,photos, 135 pgs. $10.00
WINDKILLER, King, Stephen, Word Association Publisher, 2004, as new, soft cover, see photo, inscribed by author, historical novel of Herbert Latham, his accomplishments, the Antoinette monoplane and early aviation meets, photos, 281 pgs. $6.00
WINGS , Saunders, John Monk, Grosset & Dunlap, 1927, vg (spine fade), WW I fiction, this is the photoplay edition with scenes from the Paramount film starring Clara Bow & Charles Rogers, 249 pgs. $8.00
WINGS OF THE EAGLE, Tanner, John, Pitkin, 1975, vg (soft cover), see photo, History of German aviation, RAF Museum exhibition, photos, 48 pgs. $10.00
WINGS ON THE SCREEN, AN, Skogsberg, Bertil, A.S. Banks, 1981, f/f, see scan, history of aviation oriented movies, worldwide, photos, 210 pgs. $10.00
WINGS OF YESTERYEAR, Szurovy, Geza, MBI, 2004, new (soft cover), see photo, nostalgic look at the golden age of personal flight, when the incredible aircraft of the 1920s, '30s, and '40s, all color photos, 168 pgs. $10.00
WINGS OVER SCOTLAND, Allan, James, Trevor Limited, 2002, new, soft cover (back cover has bent corner) see photo, history of the Scottish Aero Club 1927 to 2002, photos, 128 pgs. $10.00
WING TO WING, Molesworth, Carl, Orion, 1990, f/f (as new), see scan, The Chinese-American composite wing action 1943-45, flying P-40s, P-51s & B-25s, photos, 207 pgs. $8.50
WINGS OVER WATER, Oliver, David, Chartwell, 1999, f/f, as new, see photo, chronical of flying boats & amphibians of 20th century, many photos, 128 pgs. $10.00
WINGS OVER THE DESERT, Seward, Desmond, Haynes, 2009, new, see photo, RFC pilot in Palestine 1916-1918, he survived being shot down, a trek across Turkish lines & 5 other major crashes, illustrations, photos & maps, 224 pgs. $10.00
WINGWALKER, Krippene, Bernice, New Past Press, 1995, fine (soft cover), see scan, the Larson Brothers & Cousin Clyde Lee established Wisconsin's first commeercial airport. After training students & barnstorming, they attempted a flight to Norway in 1932, photos, 255 pgs. $10.00
WOMEN OF THE AIR, Mondey, David, Silver Burdett, 1982, vg (pictorial cover), see scan, covers Amelia Earhart, Amy Johnson, Jean Batten & Jackie Cochran, photos, drawings, 64 pgs. $5.00
WORLD WAR II IN PHOTOGRAPHS, Pimlott, John, Military Press, 1984, vg/vg, pictorial view of the Second War, beginning with the rise of Hitler and the early German triumphs, to the fall of Japan, 192 pgs. $5.00
WRIGHT BROTHERS - HOW THEY INVENTED THE AIRPLANE, Friedman, Russell, Holiday House, 1991, vg (soft cover), see photo, original photographs by Wilbur & Orville Wright, 129 pgs. $10.00
WRONG STUFF? Scott, Phil, Hylas Publishing, as new, see photo, photo history of flying machines that are odd & unusal. A look at the hopes, dreams and failures of those would-be inventors, 219 pgs. $5.00
WW II AMERICAN WAR EAGLES 1937-1942, Bodie, Warren, Widewing, 2001, new, see photo, early WW II American aircraft photos (all color), 192 pgs. $10.00
YANK IN BOMBER COMMAND, Raynmond, Robert, David & Charles, 1977, vg/vg, see photo, account of an American volunteer bomber pilot in WW2 and his experiences in 30 operational sorties over Germany & Italy, photos, 159 pgs. $10.00
ZEPPELINS AGAINST LONDON, Poolman, Kenneth, John Day, 1961, vg/vg (some yellowing), see photo, record of London under attack in the years 1914-18, not from bombers or rockets, but from the lighter- than -air crafts of Germany. Based on Official British and German records. Illustrated, 246 pgs. $10.00
ZEPPELINS OF WORLD WAR I, Cross, Wilbur, Paragon House,1991, new, see photo, German Naval Airship Division's successes & ultimate failure, photos, 220 pgs. $10.00

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