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World War I Titles - pg. 9

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
MEN & MACHINES OF THE AUSTRALIAN FLYING CORPS 1914-19, Schaedel, Charles, Kookaburra, 1972, vg (issued w/o dj) see photo, tribute to Australians involved with the air battles of WW I, attention on the Royal Australian Airforce and is illustrated with photographs & color plates, 58 pgs. $10.00
MANNOCK, THE LIFE AND DEATH OF MAJOR EDWARD MANNOCK, Franks & Saunders, Grub St., 2008, new, see photo, arguably the highest scoring R.A.F. fighter pilot of the First World War, Edward ‘Mick’ Mannock’s life, and most particularly his death, are still shrouded in mystery. Did he achieve as many victories as are sometimes ascribed to him? How did he die? Where did he die, and more pertinently, where do his remains now lie? photos, 192 pgs. $23.00
'MICK', Dudgeon, James M., Robert Hale, 1981, f/f, see photo, biography of Major Edward Mannock, 208 pgs. Soft cover edition available for $12.95. $20.00
MICK MANNOCK, FIGHTER PILOT, Smith, Adrian, Palgrave, 2001, f/f (as new), see scan, His myth, life & politics, map, 211 pgs. $35.00
MILLIONAIRS UNIT - SIGNED. Worttman, Mark, U. S. Public Affairs, vg/vg, see scan, signed by author, see scan, *Members of the elite First Yale Unit, flew combat in WW I, photos, 313 pages. $25.00
NACHTFLUGZEUG! GERMAN N-TYPES OF WW I, Herris, Jack, Aeronaut, 2012, new (soft cover), see photo, production quantities, serial numbers of aircraft, technical specifications, 1/48 scale drawings of the AEG N.I & Sablatnig N.I, and 1/72 scale drawings of the BFW N.I.Photos & color plates, 44 pgs. $14.00
NAVAL EIGHT, Johnstone, E.G. (editor), Naval & Military Press, fine (soft cover, as new), see photo, history of No. 8 squadron Royal Naval Air Service in World War I, casualty details, decorations, aerodromes occupied, aeroplanes & engines, 207 pgs. $20.00
NIGHT BOMBING WITH THE BEDOUINS, Reece, Robert Lt., Houghton Mifflin Co., 1919, vg (spine fade), see photo, author, an American jointed the RFC in Oct. 1916, became a navigating officer for the night bombing No. 216 Squad flying Handley-Page 0/400. The "Bedouins" was the name given because they moved so often, describes squadron personalities & night raid on German industral target late in the war, 99 pgs. $20.00
NINETIETH AERO SQUADRON, Carver, Linstrom & Foss, Battery Press, 1989, new (issued w/o dj), reprint, unit history of the "Pair of Dice" Observation Squadron in WW I, flew Salmsons, credited w/7 D-7s shot down, 93 pgs. $16.00
9 SQUADRON, Mason, Timothy, Lincolnshire Chronicle, 1965, vg/vg (rubbed), see scan, The squadron was formed in 1914 using the Be.2c. In WW II, they began on Wellingtons & switched to Lancasters. The history is continued to 1964 and their Avro Vulcans, photos, 113 pgs. $20.00
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
NURSERY OF THE AIR FORCE, Costello, Brian, Forest Beauty Products, 1979, fine (soft cover), see scan, Story of 15 airmen from Carleton Place (Eastern Ontario). One of them was Roy Brown who shot down Von Richthofen, photos, 187 pgs. $15.00

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