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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. $10.00
MALTA SPITFIRE, Beurling & Roberts, Farrar & Rinehart, 1943, vg (no dj) orginal diary, Beurling flew Spitfire, 249 Sqdn, Malta, 30+ victories, photos, 235 pgs. $10.00
MANFRED VON RICHTHOFEN, Baker, David, Outline Press, 1990, vg (soft cover) see photo, detailed information with full-color artwork, personal history, 128 pgs. $10.00
MAN'S HOPE, Malraux, Andre, Modern Library, 1938, vg (ex-library), novel about the Spanish Civil War, 511 pgs. $5.00
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. $10.00
MILITARY AIRCRAFT OF THE WORLD, Swanborough, Gordon, Charles Scribner & Sons, 1981, vg/vg, see scan, 5th edition, revised, illustrates the diversity of each aircraft by weapons & system mondifications, photos & 3-views, 224 pgs. $10.00
NAZI VICTORY, Thomas, David, Stein & Day, 1972, f/f, see photo, , German paratroops dropped on Crete in 1941, the first & only time in history an island was conquered by air, half of the battleship strength was crippled and 2,000 sailors were killed, photos & maps, 224 pgs. $5.00
NOTES OF A LOST PILOT, Villars, Jean, Archon Books,1975, f/f, see scan, author critical of French Army, wrote original under alias, illus, 285 pgs. $10.00
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. $02.00
PACIFIC SWEEP, Hess, William, Doubleday, 1974, vg/vg, see photo, 5th & 13th Fighter Commands in the Pacific, photos, 278 pgs. $10.00
R101 - THE AIRSHIP DISASTER - 1930 reprint of the historic official papers from the archive of HMSO, as new, soft cover, 162 pgs. $10.00
RAF IN ACTION, Jackson, Robert, Blandford Press, 1985, vg (pictoria cover), see scan, history of Royal Air Force from its creation in WWI to more recent battles over the Falkland Islands, divided into sections 1918-1939, 1939-1945, 1945-1985, photos & maps, 160 pgs. $7.50
RECOLLECTIONS OF THE GREAT WAR IN THE AIR, McConnell, James, Pen & Sword, 2013, new (soft cover), see photo, author enlisted as a US volunteer in the French Flying Corps, he was part of the Lafayette Escadrille. This memoir is based on his account, photos, 96 pgs. $10.00
RICHTHOFEN THE RED KNIGHT OF THE AIR, Sykes, Claud, Cerberus, 2004, new (soft cover), see photo, Even in death Richthofen has created a myth not least in the way he met his final end. Many stories have been written concerning this event with a number of people claiming the credit for shooting him down. Extensive research has amassed convincing evidence that should provide the final word. photos, 192 pgs. $10.00
RISE OF THE LUFTWAFFE 1918-1940 Mason, Herbert Molloy, Dial Press, 1973, vg/vg, covers the German Air Force from 1918 (no aircraft) through 1940 (the world's most powerful air force), photos, 403 pgs. $8.00
ROCKETS, MISSILES AND SPACECRAFT OF THE NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM, Murphy, Lynne, Smithsonian, 1976, vg (soft cover), photos & drawings, 68 pgs. $1.00
ROVERS OF THE NIGHT SKY, Harvey, W.J. Greenhill, 1984, vg (some spotting on cover), soft cover, see scan, originally published in 1919 under the pseudonym "Night Hawk", this is the author's account of night flying and bombing operations in World War I, 204 pgs. $10.00
SEVENTY YEARS AFTER 1914-1984 Gardam, John Colonel, Canada's Wings, 1984, vg (soft cover), see photo, compiled through personal interviews & diaries of Candian personnel who served in World War I. All services & theaters are represented. A book plate signed by Earl MacCloud, RNAS pilot is affixed to the first title page, photos, 99 pgs. $10.00
SIR HUBERT WILKINS Thomas, Lowell, McGraw Hill, 1961, vg (ex-library/vg, biography, photos, 296 pgs. $3.00
SKY DIGGERS, Brogden, Stanley, Whitcombe & Tombs, 1944, vg (card cover, some yellowing of pages), see photo, tribute to Australian piots, including Clive Caldwell, Bluey Truscott & John Jackson, photos, 143 pgs. $10.00
SKY ON FIRE, Fredette, Raymond, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966, f/vg (chipped), see photo, front battle of Britain 1917-1918 and the birth of the Royal Air Force, photos, 289 pgs. $10.00
SOVIET AIR FORCE IN WORLD WAR II, THE, Wagner, Ray, Doubleday, 1973, vg/vg, see photo, official history of the Red Air Force originally published by the USSR Ministry of Defense, this was translated into English & edited by Ray Wagner, photos & maps, 440 pgs. $10.00
STRAIGHT ON TILL MORNING, Lovell, Mary, St. Martin's Press, 1987, vg/vg, see photo, biogrophy of Beryl Markham, in 1936 - she was the first person to fly the Atlantic solo, married 3 times & had many lovers, based on interviews & her own papers, photos & illustrations, 408 pgs. $10.00
TAIL GUNNER'S TALE, McDowell, Gerald, Vantage Press, 1991, f/f (as new), see photo, B-17 combat crew attached to 91st BG, 8th AF, lost their first ship in a midair collision over Germany. The second ship "Hell's Belle" was shot down. Spent 18 months in a German POW camp, 152 pgs. $10.00
TAKING FLIGHT, Hallion, Richard, Oxford Press, 2003, new, see photo, a ground-breaking & comprehensive new history of flight, stressing its global roots, follows its pre-history, early attempts by pioneers to invent the aeroplane, the impact of air power on the outcome of World War I & finally considers the effects of flight on world affairs, both military and civil, photos & diagrams, 531 pgs. $10.00
TALE OF TWO BRIDGES AND THE BATTLE OF THE SKIES OVER NORTH VIETNAM, Lavalle, A.J.C. Maj. (editor), GPO, 1976. fine (soft cover), see scan, two USAF S.E. Asia Monographs. First, the destruction of the Dang Phuong & the Than HOA bridges. Second, a look at the air war over Vietnam (1964-1972), photos, 193 pgs. $7.50
TERROR OF THE AUTUMN SKIES , Pardoe, Blaine, Skyhorse Publishing, 2008, new, see photo,a glimpse into the entire life of Frank Luke, describes the battles fought by Frank Luke in the Great War, but he also provides an insight into his life & the people who he knew, new information regarding Frank's fiance is fascinating, shows a different dimension to the "ungallant loner", photos, 301 pgs. $10.00
13th MISSION, Martindale, Robert, Eakin, 1998, vg (no dust jacket), B-24 co-pilot shot down 1/20/43, captured and sent to Omori POW camp, released 8/15/45, photos, 285 pages. $10.00
T-HANGAR TALES, Juptner, Joseph, Historic Aviation, 1994, new, soft cover, see photo,119 stories of the 1920s & 30s with photos of the aircraft involved,120 pgs. $10.00
THOUSAND SHALL FALL, A, Peden, Murray, Canada's Wings, 1982, f/f, see photo, author joined 214th Sqdn (Stirlings) as a pilot in Sept. 1943. The squadron converted to B-17s in early 1944. photos, 490 pgs. $10.00
THOUSAND SPRINGS, A, Chennault, Anna, Peter Ericksson, 1962, f/f, see photo, she was first woman correspondent for China"s largest news servicewhen she first met Gen. Chennault in 1944, biography of her marriage to General Chennault, photos, 318 pgs. $8.00
20 Hrs, 40 Min. , Earhart, Ameilia, National Geographic, 2003, new, soft cover, see photo, reprint of her early autobiography published in 1928, her flight across the Atlantic in the "Friendship", photos, 182 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
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 IN THE AIR, Lyall, Gavin, Morrow, 1969, vg/vg, see photo, RAF anthology done chronologically, photos, 422 pgs. $8.00
WHITE ROSE BASE, Rapier, Brian, Aero Litho Co., 1972, vg (soft cover), see photo, histories of the airfields of Yorkshire (NE Coast of Britain) in WW I with emphasis on WW II, photos 103 pgs. $9.00
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
WINGED VICTORY - STORY OF AMY JOHNSON, Grey, Elizabeth, Houghton Mifflin, 1966, vg (ex-library - only 2 library stamps inside the front cover, see scan, FAA & Library of Congress), biography of Amy Johnson, record setting aviatrix in the 1930s, was married to Jim Mollison, 161 pgs. $8.00
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 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
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 THE AIR - EUROPE, Sunderman, James Maj. (editor), Bramhall House, 1962, vg/vg (some wear, rubbed), see scan, account of the air-war over Europe during World War II, numerous on-the-spot photographs, beginning with RAF, then the build-up of Allied strength, & the strikes against Hitler's Germany, extensive index covering Allied & Axis aircraft involved, photos, 341 pgs. $8.00
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
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
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
ZEPPELIN BASE RAIDS - GERMANY 1914 Castle, Ian, Osprey, 2011, new, soft cover, see photo, Dusseldorf & Cologne raids, Friedrichshafen raid, Cuxhaven raid, photos (including color), 80 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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