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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.
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
86TH FIGHTER GROUP IN WORLD WAR II, Luce, Steve, Library of Eagles, 2007, f (picorial cover, as new). see scan, Flew combat mmostly in Southern Europe attached to the 12th AF flying P-47s, many photos (some color), 144 pgs. $35.00
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
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
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
FIREBALL OUTFIT, Blakebrough, Ken, Aero, 1968, VG (soft cover). see scan, . The 457th Bomb Group (8th AF) B-17s Unit History, 1944 &45. Written by one of its pilots. List of missions, many photos, scale drawings, 3-views,see scan, 96 pages. $20.00
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 THE B-26 MARAYDER OVER EUROPE, Moore, Carl, Tab. 1980, f (soft cover, as new), see scan, The author flew over 50 combat missions in Marauders. Personal interviews with focus on training procedures & strategy, Photos & illustrations , cutaway. specifications, operating instructions, 176 pages. $15.00
FLYING TIGERS Whelan, Russell. Viking Press, 1942, vg/vg. see scan, From the formation by Gen Chennault to the 1942 disbandment of the American Volunteer Group in China, photos, 224 pages. $22.50
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
FOR GOD, COUNTRY AND THE HELL OF IT, Hickman, John, Ballentine, 1985, vg (Pocket Book). see scan, In May, 1944, he was shot down & captured by the Germans. This is the story of his escape & return to service, 211 pgs. $4.50
47th BOMB GROUP (L), Turner Publishing, 1996, f/f (as new). They patrolled Calif. West Coast afer Pearl Harbor. In 1942, they moved to No. Africa & the Mediterranean Theatre for the rest of the war flying Douglas A-20 with the 12th AF. Has short biographie of 177 members, photos, 104 pgs. $75.00
49th SQUADRON HISTORY,, Shama, Rex, 1990, vg (spiral bound), see scan, The 49th Troop Carrier Squadron operated in Sicily, Italy, Normandy Holland & Germany. They used C-47s until replaced late in the war with C-6s, photos, 188 pgs. $60.00
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
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
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
FRENCH EAGLES SOVIET HEROES, Clarke, John, Sutton, 2005, f/f (as new). see scan, Groupe de Chasse 3 joined the Red Air Force in 1942. It became Russia's second highest scoring unit in the Red Air Force, photos, 276 pgs. $16.00
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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