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LEGEND OF HOBEY BAKER, Davies, John, Little, Brown & Co., 1966, vg/vg, see scan, Baker was a super hero at football & hockey at Princeton. He went to war as a pilot in the Lafayette Escadrille in Dec. 1918. He was killed in a flying accident, photos, 118 pages. $37.50
LINCOLNSHIRE AIR WAR 1939-1945, Finn, S. Aero Litho co., 1973, VG, (soft cover), see scan, Lincolnshire (bomber country) was home to 49 airfields among the groups were 617 Group (The Dam Busters), photos, crash list, 114 pages. $18.00
L IS FOR LUCY, Herbert, Flt. Lt., Skyadnica, 1945, good (no dj), see scan, Life in an RAF (Polish) Wellington Squadron, illustrations, 140 pgs. $12.50
LITTLE FRIENDS, Gotts, Steve, Taylor, 1993, fine (as new, embossed cover), see photo, photo history,361st FG, 8th AF , Jan. 1944 flying P-47s, transitioned to P-51s in May 1944, 176 pgs. $65.00
LOSS OF THE PRINCE OF WALES & REPULSE, Bennett, Geoffrey, Naval Insitute, 1973, vg/vg, see photo, Sea-Battles in Close-up 7, detailed account of the loss of these two British Battleships at the start of the Pacific War in 1941, photos, 95 pgs. $15.00
LUCK OF THE DRAW Murphy, Frank, FNP Military Division, 2001, as new (issued w/o dj), see photo, author (a B-17 navigator) with the 100th BG, was shot down on the Munster Raid (Oct. 10, 1943) on his 21st mission, photos, 344 pgs. $35.00
LUCKY 666 , Drury & Clavin, Simon & Schuster, 2016. new, see scan, June 1943, Jay Zemer flew a lone B-17 six hundred miles on a photo mission to Bougainville. For this mission, he was awarded the congresional Medal of Honor, photos, 354 pgs. $10.00
LUFTWAFFE EMBLEMS 1939-1945, Ketley, Barry, Crecy, 2012, new (soft cover), revised edition, see scan, compilation of all known Luftwaffe unit badges and emblems in full color, covering all types of aircraft and function, ranging from famous fighter and bomber units, 192 pgs. $18.95
LUFTWAFFE FIGHTER ACE, Hannig, Norbert, Grub St., 2004, f/f/ (as new), see scan, Mostly on the Russian front, the author score 42 victories flying the 109 & 190. He later trained on the 262. photos, 192 pgs. $25.00
MAD REBEL, Oliphant, John, Self-published, 1998, fine (hardback with pictorial cover), see scan, inscribed by author, he flew P-47s & P-51s with the 369th FS, 359th FG, he was shot down, captured & escaped. He worked with the French underground, photos, 478 pgs. $25.00
MAJ. T.B. McGUIRE STORY, Covello, Art (Editor), Akron Printing, 1981, vg (soft cover), see scan, a tribute ro Tommy McGuire, America's 2nd leading WW II ace. Includes a brief history of McGuire Air Force Base, photos, 24 pages. $15.00
MALTA SPITFIRE, Beurling & Roberts, Farrar & Rinehart, 1943, vg (no dj) see scan, orginal diary, Beurling flew Spitfire, 249 Sqdn, Malta, 30+ victories, photos, 235 pgs. $10.00
MATERNITY WARD - FINAL FLIGHT OF A WW II LIBERATOR, Aronowitz, Marguerite, Pine Castle Books, 1998, fine (soft cover), see scan, signed by author, Based on the diary of Waist Gunner (William Fay), the author reonstructs the August 1, 1943 mission to Ploesti. Nearly 1/3 of the planes never came back. photos, 165 pgs. $8.50
McCAMPBELL'S HEROES, Hoyt, Edwin, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1983, vg/vg David McCampbell, Navy's top ace, Air Group 15., how two fighter pilots attacked an entire squadron of Japanese planes, photos, 189 pgs. $10.00
MEMOIRS OF A WORLD WAR II FIGHTER PILOT, Skelton, Marvin, Aerospace Historian, 1978, Very good condition (soft cover, spiral bound), see scan, Reprinted from original manuscript. Personal account of a WWII American Pilot, with much detail of training and flying in the USA during WWII, from Hondo Army AirField in C45's. casualties mentioned and accounts of crashes ,illustrations & photos copied, 200 pgs. $35.00
MIDWAY, Fuchida & Okumiya, Naval Institute, 1976, vg/vg, see scan, Both authors of this book served aboard Japanese carriers. The battle of Midway as seen by the other side, photos, illustrations & maps, 266 pgs. $20.00
MIGHTY EIGHTH, THE, Freeman, Roger, Motorbooks, 1993, f/f (as new), see scan, history of the units, the men & aircraft of the 8th Air Force, many photos, 311 pgs. $45.00
MIGHTY EIGHTH IN WW II - A MEMOIR, McLaughlin, Brig. Gen. Kemp, University Press of Kentucy, 2000, as new with dust jacket, see photo, author was a B-17 pilot with the 92nd BG, participated in heavy water operations in Norway and led the 2nd Schweinfurt mission, photos, 208 pgs. $23.00
MIGHTY EIGHTH WAR DIARY, Freeman, Roger, Motorbooks, 1993, f/f (as new) see scan, Day by day operational record of the 8th Air Force, photos, 508 pgs. $42.00
MOON SQUADRON, Tickel, Jerrard, Doubleday, 1958, vg/vg (fade), see scan, WW II British S.O.E. operations, primarily 138 Squadron, 204 pgs. $8.00
MUSTANGS & UNICORNS, Smith, Jack, Pictorial Hisories, 1997, new, soft cover, see photo, history of the 359th FG, commander,s pilots, aces, missions list, many photos, 248 pgs. $15.00
NEW ZEALANDERS IN THE AIR WAR, Mitchell, Alan, Harrap, 1945, vg/vg, see scan, stories of New Zealand individuals with the RAF as well as the 5 primary New Zealand Squadrons, photos, 192 pages. $19.00
NIGHT FLYER, Brandon, Lewis, Kimber, 1961, f/f, see scan, $18.00
NIGHT INTRUDER, Williams, Jeremy, David & Charles, 1976, f/f, see scan, RAF night fighters, the author served in Fighter Command's Night Experimental Unit, photos, 184 pgs. $25.00
NINTH AIR FORCE USAAF. Marx, Milton, Paris, 1945, good (card cover, minor fade, no marks, tight binding), see scan, 24 pages of the 9th AF operations in color (paintings by Milton Marx see scan, ) & a 2 page history. $35.00
9th AIR FORCE IN WORLD WAR II, Rust, Ken, Aero, 1967, f/f, see scan. The 9th AF began opeerations in North Africa including Ploesti Missions. On to Italy & England where they were active in Normandy, the Ardennes & Bastogne, photos, 245 pages. $45.00
No. 485 (N.Z.) SQUADRON 1941-1945, Sortehaug & Listemann, Philedition, 2006, new (soft cover), see scan, 485 Sqdn. operated Spitfires, 1941 to 1945 from Kenly, Kingscliffe, Biggin Hill & Hornchurch, among others. Temporarily re-equipped with Tempests & Typhoons in 1945, then back to Spitfires. Lists of missions, victories, losses and pilot biographies, photos & maps, 90 pgs. $20.00
No. 501 (County of Glouster) SQUADRON 1939-1945, Watkins & Listemann, Philedition, 2007, new (soft cover), see scan, 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,138 pages, $25.00
NOW IT CAN BE TOLD, 7th Photo Group Assoc., 1984, Hardcover binder (new condition), see scan, 8th A.F. photo group flew over 4,200 sorties using F-5 Lightnings, Spirfires & Mustangs. They were prominent at Normandy, the Battle of the Bulge & rocket sights, mostly all photos, see photo, 245 pages. $85.00
OF MEN AND WINGS, Shepherd, D. William, Norfield Publishing, 1996, f/f (as new), see scan, The first 100 missions of the 449th B.G. (15th A.F., Italy) flying the B-24H, photos, maps,343 pgs.
ONCE THEY WERE EAGLES, Walton, Frank, University of Kentucky Press, 1986, f/f (as new), see photo, first detailed account of the pilots , planes & operations of the famed VMF 214 , US Marine Corps fighter Squadron which were led by the colorful Pappy Boyington, flying F4U Corsairs , served a hectic 11 month tour in the Solomon Islands in 1943 , racked up 97 victories against the Japanese, photos, 213 pgs. $15.00
ONE AND ONE HALF MISSIONS, Dowden, Leland, Western Book Journal Press, 1989, vg/vg , see photo, author (a B-17 Bombardier) with 306th BG was shot down, captured and repatriated in late 1944, drawings & photos, 234 pgs. $20.00
ONE-ARMED MAC, Cull & Symons,Grub St., 2003, new with dj, see photo, John Archibald Findlay MacLachlan know as "Mac" flew Fairey Battle light bombers during the Battle of France and later Hurricanes toward the end of BOB, he led a formation of 6 Hurricanes from the deck of HMS Argus to the island of Malta, he died in captivity in 1943, this book is based on his diaries and letters, photos, 192 pgs. $02.00
111th TACTICAL RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON, 52 page stapled together, see scan, This Squadron flew A-20s 7 A-6s (P-51s), was primarily in the Mediterranean area. Listed are the bases, personnel, awards & invasions they participated in. Included are 2 photos of one of the officers. $12.50

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