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GABBY - A FIGHTER PILOT'S LIFE - SIGNED , Gabreski & Molesworth, Schiffer, 1998, Fine condition (as new, embossed name), see scan, signed by Gabreski, Jerry Johnson (16 1/2 victories; But Mahrin (10 3/4 victories + 3 1/2 see scan, Gabby joined the 56th FG and shot down 28 planes, finished the air war in a POW camp, returned in 1951 flying F-86 jets over Korea, scored 6 1/2 victories, then spent the next 20 years working in the aviation industry, color plates, photos, 174 pages. $85.00
GHOST SOLDIERS, Sides, Hamiton, Doubleday, 2001, f/f (as new), see scan, in early 1945, the 6th Ranger Bn. infiltrated the Japanese occupied war zone to rescue over 500 P.O.W.s at Cabarnatuan, photos, 342 pgs. $20.00
GLOBAL TWENTIETH - VOLUME I, , Marshall, Chester (Editor), Marshall Publishers, 1985, f/f, see photo, inscribed by Ray Halloran (878 Sqd, 499th BG), collection of 88 first hand stories from the five B-29 Bombardment Wings, photos, 399 pgs. $15.00
GOD IS STILL MY CO-PILOT, Scott, Robert, Augury Press, 1967, vg/vg, see photo, inscribed by publisher, Episodes of author's life since flying P-40s in China during WW II, photos, 276 pgs. $40.00
GOLDEN EAGLES, Firkins, Peter, St. George Books, 1980, f/f, see photo, stories of 15 Australian airmen, 8 from WW I and 7 from WW 2, photos, 242 pgs $10.00
GRASSHOPPER PILOT, Cummings & Cummings, Kent State, 2005, new, see scan, author flew 485 aerial reconnaissance missions for US Third Infantry Division, photos, maps & illustrations, 92 pgs. $17.50
GREY GEESE CALLING, Cleveland & Gartland, American Publishing, 1981, vg (soft cover, comb spine), see photo, This is a copy from the original GREY GOOSE CALLING, the chapters on the 11th BG history & the 98th Bomb Squadron were excerpted. The 11th BG B-17s & B-24s in the South & Soutwest Pacific as part of the 13th AF, 118 pgs. $35.00
HARVEST OF MESSERSCHMITTS, Knight, Dennis, Pen & Sword, 1981, f/f (as new), see scan, a chronicle of the 1940 Battle of Britain as experienced in the Kent Villae of Elham. Based on the air battle & diary kept by an Elham school teacher, photos, 183 pgs. $25.00
HEAVEN NEXT STOP, Bloemertz, Gunther, Kimber, 1954, vg/vg, see scan, The personal experiences of the auther, an FW-190 pilot with JG 26 (The Abberville Boys), photos, 189 pgs. $17.50
HELL ABOVE EARTH, Frater. Stephen, St. Martin's Press, f/f (as new), see scan, a 303rd BG B-17 pilot whose co-pilot was ordered to kill him if.... There are many other things that happened to the 303rd on raids, photos, 303 pgs. $10.00
HERO, Nolan, Brian, Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1981, vg/vg, see scan, "Screwball" Beurling was a Canadian spitfire pilot who gained notoriety at Malta by shooting down 27 German planes in 14 days. He finished the war with 31 victories, photos, 201 pgs. $10.00
HEROES HAVE WINGS, Firkins, Peter, Hesperian Press, 1993, vg (soft cover), see photo, account of operations of the RAAF ranging over all geographical theaters of WW II, documentation of triumphs & defeats, photos, 212 pgs. $10.00
HEROES OF THE 483rd, Grimm, Jacob, 483rd B.G. Assoc.,Fine (issued with pictorial cover, as new), see scan, B-17 Group (15th A.F.), the book is composed of experiences of each combat crew, photos, 306 pages. $250.00
HEROES OF THE FIGHTING R.A.F., Gribble, Leonard, Harrap, 1941, vg/vg (worn, chipping), see scan, The first 23 chapters deals with the Royal Air Force's WW I air war. The evolution of the R.A.F. and early WW II action are in the last 6 chapters, photos, 203 pgs. $15.00
HEROES OF THE R.A.F., Various Authors, Herbert Jenkins, 1960, vg/vg , see scan, T the best biographical stories from the R.A.F. Flying Review, photos, 142 pgs $10.00
HIGH BLUE BATTLE, McIntosh, Dave, Stoddard, 1990, f/f (as new), see scan, a log book of operations of 1 Sqdn (RCAF)/401 Sqdm (RAF) from the Battle of Britain to 1945, photos, 178 pgs. $15.00
HISTORY OF MARINE FIGHTER ATTACK SQUADRON 312, Sambito, William Maj., U.S.M.C., 1978, vg (soft cover), see photo, Checkerboard squadron, photos, maps, 3-views, 24 pgs. $8.00
HISTORY OF THE 31st FIGHTER GROUP, Lamensdorf, Rolland, illustrations, fold-out map, list of aces, roster of officers and enlisted men, list of Group and Squadron commanding officers photos, 79 pgs. $200.00
A HISTORY OF THE 38th BOMBARDMENT GROUP (M), Henry, John "Hank", MA/AH Publishing, 1978, Fine condition (soft cover, comb bound), see scan, the 38th B.G. (B-25's) was based mostly in New Guinea & the Philippines. The author was a bombardier-Navigator in the group, 47 pgs. $50.00
HISTORY, THE 64th FIGHTER WING 1942-1945, Cambell, et al, Air Force Historical Research Center, 1945, vg (inked gift inscription hidden under dust jacket flap)/vg (in slipcase), see scan, Comprised of at lease 5 fighter groups at the time, including the 27th, 31st, 334d, 36th, 86th, 324th & 354th. They were with the 12th AF in Tunisia, Sicily & Italy. Later they moved to France & Germany, photos, 199 pgs. $175.00
HISTORY OF THE 419rh BOMB SQUADRON (H), Baxley, Joe (Editor), 1992, new copy, Issued w/o dust jacket, see scan, B-17 Squadron assigned to the 8th A.F. (England), the 12th A.F. (Africa) & the 15th A.F. (Italy). They were part of the 301st Bomb Group, 214 pages. $50.00
HORNETS AND THEIR HEROIC MEN, Glass & Buell (eds), Hornet Club, 1992, soft cover, f, see photo, first person accounts of action on CV-8 & CV-12, photos, 128 pgs. $18.50
HOSTILE SKY, Woerpel, Don, Andon Press, 1977, f/vg, see photo, 79th FG, pilots logged over 4,000 missions and 38,000 sorties in Africa, Sicily and Italy mostly in support of the British Eigth Army but also Mark Clark's Fifth Army in capture of Rome and 7th Army in invasion of southern France. Over 200 Photos and Maps, Lists of Victories and Losses, Bibliography, Index, 260 pgs. $45.00
HURRICANE AND SPITFIRE PILOTS AT WAR, Kelly, Terence, Kimber, 1986, f (embossed name)/f, see photo, author has interviewed many fighter pilots from both Hurricane and Spitfire squadrons and recorded not only their views on the merits of their aircraft but their many and varied experiences in different theatres of war: in Britain, in the Middle East & the Far East, photos, 222 pgs. $28.00
HURRICANE SQUADRON, Adams, Perry, Air Research, 1988, fine, soft cover, see photo, No. 87 Squadron at war 1939-1941, photos, color plates, 48 pgs. $10.00
IN A NOW FORGOTTEN SKY, Kucera, Dennis, Flying Machine Press, 1997, new, issued w/o dj, see photo, 31st FG, author flew Spitfires & Mustangs, Med. Theatre, many photos, 418 pgs.$35.00
ITALIAN AIRCRAFT AND ARMAMENT, Asst. Chief of Air Staff, 1943, soft cover,see scan, Official publication (Summary No. 43-39) published in Washington & issued July 1943. Noted to be distributed to Squadrons & not to be taken into the air. Each aircraft has a photograph & silhouette, description and on facing page Performance & Armament specification etc. Includes Fiat CR 42, Macchi, Reggiane, Caproni, Savoia-Marchetti etc, 74 pgs. $45.00
IN THE LION'S MOUTH, Adlen, Robert, Emis Publishing, 1985, as new (soft cover), see photo, diary of a B-24 navigator, David Gandin, 9th & 13th AF (98th BG), WW II, killed in Korea. photos, 142 pgs. $15.00
IN THE SKY ABOVE THE FRONT, Cottam, K.J. (Editor & Translator), Sunflower University Press, 1984, fine (soft cover, comb bound),originally published in Russia (1962). see scan, This is a collection of mostly personal memoirs of Russian female pilots of WW II, who flew night bombers, dive bombers & fighters, photos, 270 pages. $40.00
INVASIONS WITHOUT TEARS, Berger, Monty & Street, Brian, Random House, 1994, f/f (as new), see photo, Canada's top scoring spitfire wing (No. 126) in Northern Europe, photos, 240 pgs. $25.00
I WAS A P-51 FIGHTER PILOT IN WW II, White, James Neel, iUniverse, 2003, soft cover (as new), see scan, The author not only covers his career as a fighter pilot (352nd FG), but relates 150 short stories on the history of aviation from 1903 to 1945. The first 20% of his book covers to 1939, the rest is WW II air war, photos, 507 pgs. $17.50
JOHN 'CAT'S EYES" CUNNINGHAM, Golley, John, Airlife, 1999, f/f (as new), see scan, signed by Cunningham,see scan, Cunningham was arguably the greatest RAF night-fighter pilot of WWII. Serving principally with 604 & 85 Squadrons, he is credited with 20 kills, of which 19 were claimed at night. After the war he was appointed chief test pilot for De Havilland, photos, 225 pgs. $100.00
JUNKERS Ju 88 , Noszczak, Maciej, Kagero, new (soft cover), see scan, English & Polish text, bomber variants of the Junkers Ju 88, scale drawings of the most important sub variants of the A-variant color profiles of 4 aircraft: individual markings in 1:32, 1:48 & 1:72 scales; decal sheet. $13.50
KING'S CLIFFE, Steiner, Ed (editor) , 20th Fighter Group, 1983, as new, reprint of the original unit history, roster, crew photos & operational stories, 284 pgs. $125.00
KNIGHTS OF THE SKY, Valencia, Jerry, Reed Enterprises, 1980, vg/vg, see scan, signed by author, stories of 14 aces, WW I, WW II & Korea. One of the aces Gene Valencia was the author's father. Book is signed by 2 of the aces - Beede & Thyng, who got 5 in WW II and 2 more in Korea, photos, 216 pgs. $25.00

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