||U.S.S. BLOCK ISLAND CVE 21 & CVE 106, |
Fine condition (flex cover),1946, covers two ships, CVE 21 served in the Atlantic and was sunk by a U-Boat May, 1944. CVE 106 served in the Pacific in 1945. This book was owned by an aircraft mechanic 2nd class who served on both ships. Included: 4 unidentified group photos, travel orders, ship's newspaper (CVE 21) and news clippings. Maps & photos, 64 pages.
|BY GOSH AND BY GOD, Carr, William, Hutchinson & Co., 1931, good (binding tight, cover wear, wrinkled spine), see scan, British submarines in WW I, photos, 288 pgs.||$15.00|
|BRITISH AIRCRAFT CARRIERS, Blundell, W.D.G., Map, LTD, 1969, vg/vg, see scan, British aircraft carriers, 1911 to 1969. First a general history, they photos & description of each, 103 pages.||$25.00|
|CRUISE OF THE LANIKAI, Tolley, Kemp, Naval Institute, 2002, as new (soft cover), The schooner, Lanikai, left Manila, Christmas day, 1941 for haven in Australia, account by a participant of provocative patrol meant to incite the Japanese prior to Dec 7, 1941, photos, 345 pgs.||$15.00|
|DEATH WAS OUR ESCORT, Vetter, Ernest Lt. Comd, Prentice-Hall, 1944, vg/vg (chipped), see scan, story of Lt. E.T. Hamilton (PT-120) in action in Northeer New Guinea. The boat was sunk near LAE & the crew had a grueling 100+ mile journey through Japanese held territory back to Buma, photos, maps, 323 pgs.||$15.00|
|LAST PATROL, Holmes, Harry, Airlife, 1994, f/f (as new), see photo, operational history of the 52 U.S. submarines lost during WW II, photos, 212 pgs.||$10.00|
|MIDWAY, Fuchida & Okumiya, Naval Institute, 1976, vg/vg, see scan, Both authors of this book served aboard Japanese carriers. The battle of Midway as seen by the other side, photos, illustrations & maps, 266 pgs.||$20.00|
U.S.S. BUNKER HILL, November 1943 - November 1944, Cruise Book, |
Hard cover (embossed, minor fraying at upper & lower spine), see scan, CV-17.a record of the carrier's combat action against the Axis Nations in the Pacific, illustrations, photos, 271 pgs.
|USS RANGER 1934-1946,Cressman, Robert, Brassey, 2003, f/f (as new), see scan, New condition with dust jacket, the first U.S. carrier (CV-4) designed and built as an aircraft carrier, photos, 451 pages.||$75.00|
|U.S.S. SALEM CA-139, Cruise Book
good condition (cover wear, binding is a little loose) Mediterranean cruise - 1950, unpaged