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DANGEROUS SKY, THE, Coughlin, Tom, Ryerson Press, 1968, vg/vg (chipped), see photo, description of Canadian airmen on all fronts, list of aircraft, Canadian aces, photos, 214 pgs. $10.00
DARK HAVEN, Bullmore, F.T.K., Jonathan Cape, 1956, vg/vg, see photo, the initiation and development of a special branch of the RAF to guide home and save from crashing any "lost" or damaged aircraft from reconnaissance or raids. At the outbreak of war there was no proper system of flying control, no method at all for helping aircraft to find their way back. 192 pgs.
$18.00
DUCIMUS WE LEAD, Schroeder, Frederick, Hull Publishing 1985, fine (soft cover, as new), see scan, Unit history, 22nd Bomb Group, 5th AF stationed in SW Pacific. Flying B-26s and in 1943 converted to B-25s, photos, 268 pages. $35.00
EAGLES OF DUXFORD, Fry, Garry, Phalanx, 1991, f/f (as new) see scan, Unit history of the 78th Fighter Group based at Duxford. They started with P-47s and oater P-51s. Very active against German Air Bases, photos, 140 pgs. $27.50
EARTHQUAKERS, Wilson, R.E. T/Sgt., Dammeier Printing, 1947, vg (emobossed cover. see scam. Unit history of the 12th Bomb Group. This B-25 unit was attached to the 9th, 12th & 10th Air Force. They served in North Africa, Italy, India & Burma, photos, 141 pages. $135.00
ESCAPE FROM GERMANY, Crawley, Aidan, Simon & Shuster, 1956, vg (no dj), the author, himself a POW for 4 years, has assembled a collection of attempted escapes, escapes & evasions by RAF personnel during WW II, 291 pgs. $ 8.50
ESCAPE FROM SINGAPORE, Beauchamp, Gerry, Men of the Mowhawk Squadrons Assoc., 1985, fine (soft cover), see scan, signed by the 2 Ground crewmen & the author, 2 ground crewmen with the 232 Sdn. at Singapore in 1942, who escaped the Japanese advance & mae it home, photos, drawings & maps, 131 pgs. $25.00
ESCORT 356th FIGHTER GOUP ON OPERATIONS OVER EUROPE 1943-45, Miller, Kent, Academy Press, 1985, vg (soft cover), see scan, Unit history of the 356th F.G., 8th A.F. Engaged in escort missions & ground support using P-47s & P-51s, many photos, 185 pages $44.00
EYES OF THE EIGHTH, Keen, Patricia, Meaker, 1996, f/f (as new), see scan, Unit history of the 7th Photograpic Reconnaisance Group, F-5s (P-38s) & Spitfires. They covered everything from Norway to Italy, photos, 378 pages. $50.00
FAITH, HOPE AND MALTA GC, Spooner, Tony, Newton, 1992, hardcover with dust jacket (as new), see photo, author who was there, covers the dark days of Malta's defense, 1940 to 1942, including the air & ground crews, photos, 166 pgs. $22.00
F4F WILDCAT, Bell, Dana, Aircraft Pictorial, 2012, new, soft cover, see photo, all photos, construction detail, colors & markings, 72 pgs. $15.95
FIGHTER ACES OF THE U.S.A. , Toliver & Constable, Aero, 1979, vg/vg (chipped), see photo, complete on American Fighter aces, includes dozens of air ace combat accounts, plus bio's, includes over 1400 elite Americans who earned the title "ace" from WW I, WW II, Korea & Vietnam, many photos, 400 pgs. $12.95
FIGHT IN THE CLOUDS, Busha, James, Zenith, 2014, f/f (as new), see scan, First hand accounts of air combat by P-52 pilots in WW II, photos, 238 pgs. $12.50
FIGHTER PILOT, Dunn, William, University of Kentucky Press, 1982, f/f (as new), see photo, author became the first American ace during WW II while fying with 71 Sqdn (Eagle Squadron), photos, 234 pgs. $12.50
FIGHTER PILOT, Barclay, George, Kimber, 1976, vg/vg, see scan, Author was a Hurricane pilot with 249 Sqdn. During the Battle of Britan, he was shot down over France, but made his way back to Britain, photos, 224 pgs. $15.00
FIND, FIX AND STRIKE, Horsley, Terrence, Eyre & Spostswoode, 1945, vg (minor cover wear, no dj), work of the Fleet Air Arm during WW II, photos, 144 pgs. $10.00
501 (COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER) SQUADRON 1939-1945 , Watkins & Listemann, Philedition, 2007, new, soft cover, 2007, 501 Sqdn. engaged in the Battle of Britain (Hurricanes), Rhubarbs & Ramrods (Spitfires) and anti-V.1s (Tempests). Lists of missions, victories, losses and pilot biographies, photos & color plates, 137 pgs. $22.00
FLIGHT OF THE LUCKY LADY, Midlam, Don, Binfords and Mort, 1954, vg/vg, see scan, accurately describes a 1945 raid on the Mitsubishi Factory at Nagoya by the 504th BG, but the airmen's names have been changed, photos, 208 pgs. $12.00
FLIGHTS INTO HISTORY, McLachlan, Ian, Sutton, 2007, new with dust jacket, see photo, author, an aviation archaeologist has reconstructed the last flights of WW II airmen, events, often from wreckage recovered, new lines of research and eyewitness accounts. photos, 204 pgs. $10.00
FLYING BLIND, Morle-Mower, Geoffrey, Yucca Tree Press, 2000, f/f (as new), see scan, with poor eyesight, he out-foxed the system & became an RAF pilot in 1937. He was assigned to No. 5 Squadron in Waziristan, photos, 289 pgs. $10.00
FLYING DUTCHMAN, Van Der Kop, Hans, Patrick Stephens, 1985, f/f, see photo, after evacuating Java, the author joined No. 320 (Dutch) Sqdn. as a navigator on B-25s, flew 78 combat missions in 1944, photos 248 pgs. $18.50
FLYING HEADGEAR OF THE WORLD 1934-1945, Weld, Jim, Self-published, 1980, vg, soft cover, see photo, detailed documentation of the flying head gear used by the major powers that participated in WW II, helmets & goggles, photographs of each type with explanation, 50 pgs. $12.00
FLYING TIGERS, THE, Toland, John, Random House, 1963, vg (pictorial cover, corner wear, book plate), see scan, the story of the AVG which became part of the 14th AF. The book is inscribed by Bruce Holloway, a 23 victory ace with the 23rd FG,, photos, 170 pgs. . $27.50
FLYING TIGER'S DIARY, Bond & Anderson, Texas A & M, 2008, new, soft cover, see photo, memoirs of a member of the US volunteer squadron AVG, Flying Tigers, photos, 248 pgs. $12.50
FLYING TIGER TO AIR COMMANDO, Baisden, Chuck, Mustand International, 1994, new, soft cover, see photo, experiences during WW II serving with A.V.G. as a top gunner,photos, 160 pgs. $15.00
FORTNIGHT OF INFAMY, Burton, John, Naval Institute, 2006, f/f (as new), see scan, The collapse of Allied Air Forces from Wake Island to Burma after the Pearl Harbor attack, photos 351 pages. $25.00
FOUL WEATHER FRONT, Arnold, Rhodes (Editor), Pima Publications, 2000, vg (soft cover, tight binding, no marks, corners bumped), see scan, History of Air Operations in the North Pacific, 330 pages, $55.00
FOUR MILES HIGH , Bowman, Martin, PSL, 1992, vg (small gash on back cover which isn't visable because of dust jacket)/vg, see photo, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Divisions of the 8th AF based on interviews with crewmen, many photos, 240 pgs. $8.00
FOURTEENTH LIAISON SQUADRON, Dickinson, Captl Charles, Oldenbourg, Germany, 1945, vg (no dj). see scan, The squadron history is covered from 1942 to the end of the war. see scan, They were prominent at Normandy and with Patton's 3rd Army at Bastogne, photos, roster, fold-out map, 59 pages. $45.00
438th CARRIER GROUP IN WORLD WAR II, Buchanan, Austin, Self-published, 1990, vg (soft cover), see scan, The unit was first activated during World War II as the 438th Troop Carrier Group, a Douglas C-47 Skytrain unit. It saw combat in the European Theater of Operations as part of IX Troop Carrier Command. The group earned a Distinguished Unit Citation for its actions on D-Day during Operation Overlord. Roster, 77 pgs. $20.00
474th FIGHTER GROUP IN WORLD WAR II, Keller, Isham, Roma Assoc., 1982, vg (soft cover). see scan, An enlisted man's observations, Their accomplisments in England, France, Belgium & Geremany, photos & maps, 138 pgs. $38.50
FRANK 'CHOTA' CAREY, Franks, Norman, Grub St., 2006, new with dust jacket, see photo, flew Hurricanes in the Battle of France, the Battle of Britain and Burma. Achieved 25 victories, photos, 191 pgs. $18.00
FREEDOM FLYERS, Moye, J. Todd, Oxford University Press, 2010, new, see photo, training & combat operations of the Tuskegee Airmen, photos, 241 pgs. $10.00
FREEMAN FIELD MUTINY, Warren, Lt. Col. James, soft cover(as new), see scan, This mostly Black 477th Bomb Group was training for combat in 1945. They collided with the White command system at Freeman Field, Indiana, photos, 187 pgs. $10.00
FROM HELL TO BREAKFAST, Alcorn & Souster, self published, 1980, vg/vg, see photo, No 283 of 399 copies, signed by both authors, signatures, personal account of the author"s five years in the wartime R.C.A.F., including his two tours of operations with an Intruder Squadron and patrol duty on Canada"s West Coast combatting Japanese fire balloons, 339 pgs. $30.00

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