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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. $18.00
GHOST DRIVERS OF THE WW II FIGHTIN' FOR ON SYKES NIGHT FIGHTER SQUADRON, Atwell, Roy, 1980, Fine condition , see scan, reproduced from the Squadron's War Diaries, Signed by Atwell, Began OPS attached RAF, May 1943, transferred to 12th AF with operations i n the Mediterranean & Italy. They flew Beaufighters, Mosquitoes & Black Widows, photos 248 pages. $95.00
GO FOR BROKE, Tanaka, Chester, Go For Broke, Inc. 1982, f/f (as new). see scan, Americans of Japanese descent who fought in Italy & France with the 100th Infantry & the 442nd Regt. Combat Team, many photos, 172 pages. $75.00
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. $30.00
HEAVEN NEXT STOP, Bloemertz, Gunther, Kimber, 1954, vg/vg, see scan, The personal experiences of the author, an FW-190 pilot with JG 26 (The Abberville Boys), photos, 189 pgs. $13.00
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 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. $12.00
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, self-published, 1948, vg (embossed cover), see scan, illustrations, fold-out map, list of aces, roster of officers and enlisted men, list of Group and Squadron commanding officers photos, 79 pgs. $150.00
HISTORY OF THE 111th TAC RECON SQUADRON, WW II, Fine (embossed cover, as new), see scan, 111th began combat in North Africa, then Italy & Southern France. Flew A-20 (F-3); P-36 (F-4) & P-51 (F-6), mostly photos, 52 pages. $65.00
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. $30.00
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. $36.00
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. $25.00
HURRICANES OVER BURMA. Cotton, M.C. "Bush", Grub St. 1995, f/f (as new), see scan, Nos. 17 & 43 Squadrons in the India-Burma campaigns in WW II, photos, 357 pages. $35.00
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.$25.00
INTO THE WILD BLUE, Tigner, Richard, Tigre Productions, 1992, f/f (as new). see scan, The author describes his training at various levels & his time as an engineer-gunner in a Martin B-26 with the 387th Bomb Group (9th AF) in Europe, WW II, photos, 303 pages. $17.50
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
JASTA WAR CHRONOLOGY, Franks, Bailey & Duiven, Grub St., 1998, f/f (as new), see scan, Complete listing of German claims & losses (1916-1918), photos, 285 pages, $45.00
JAWS OVER EUROPE, Harvell, Ursel, self-published, f (soft cover, as new). see scan, Photographic record of the B-24 in action, WW II, Europe. all photos, 120 pages. $30.00
KNIGHTS OF THE SKY, Valencia, Jerry, Reed Enterprises, 1980, vg/vg, see scan, signed by author, see scan, 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 see scan, and 2 more in Korea, see scan photos, 216 pgs. $15.00

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