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PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE MEDITEERRANEAN AIR WAR (3 VOLUMES) ,
Shores, Christopher, Ian Allen, 1972, f/f (as new). Covers the RAF and Axis Air Forces. Vol. 1 - 96 pages of text, 96 pages of photos; Vol 2 - 110 pages of text, 96 pages of photos; Vol 3 - 126 pages of text, 128 pages of photos.
$80 00

PACIFIC AIR COMBAT, WW II, Sakaida, Henry, Phalanx, 1993, fine (soft cover), see scan, 14 episodes including LBJ's aborted mission on which was awarded the silver star & Japanese pilot's braging about shootind down Pappy Boyington & other victories he did not get, photos, 94 pages. $15.00
PER NOCTEM PER DIEM (24th SQUADRON, SO. AFRICA), Tucker & McGregor, Cape Times, Ltd, 1962. f/f(as new). see scan, No. 24 Squadron (So. African AF), flew missions in North Africa, the Mediterranean & Italy. They flew Martin Marylands, Douglas Bostons & Martin Marauders, photos & maps, 291 pages. $60.00
PIECE OF CAKE, Taylor, Geoff, Peter Davies, 1956, vg/g (chipping), see photo, Wartime memories of an Australian bomber pilot in Bomber Command during WWII. He writes of his last operation - in a Lancaster of No 207 Squadron which was shot down over Hanover, parachuted to safety & was soon captured by the Germans, spent the rest of the war as a POW, 273 pgs. $14.00
PILOT OFFICER JAMES NEALE THORNE, Floyd, Olive, Privatey Printed, 1956, vg (no dj),see scan, Thorne from Rye, NY, flunked pilot training for the USAAC. He became an RAF ace flying spitfires & mustangs. He was killed by Flak in 1944, photos, 345 pgs. $12.00
R.A.F. BIGGIN HILL, Wallace, Graham, Mackay, 1959, vg/vg, see scan, Strategically located, fighter pilots from Biggin Hill defended London in two World Wars, photos, 288 pgs. $25.00
RAF IN CAMERA 1939-1945, Nesbit, Roy Conyers, Sutton, 1997, vg/vg, see photo, archive photos from the Public Record Office & Ministry of Defense, 182 pgs. $12.00
RAIDER - THE HALIFAX AND ITS FLYERS, Jones, Geoffrey, Kimber, 1978, f/f, see photo, development & operations of the Halifax, with many personal stories woven in, photos, 240 pgs. $20.00
RAIDERS APPROACH! Sutton, H.T. Sqdn Leader, Gale & Poden, 1956, vg/vg (large piece missing on upper left had area), see photo, history of RAF Hornchurch, from 1915 through 1940. It was a key base in the defence of London, photos, 181 pgs. $12.00
RARE BIRDS, Bain, Charles, Fonthill, 2016, new, see scan, a look at 40 WW II combat aircraft (fighters & bombers), that were not the primary combat types used by the U.S., U.K., France, Russia, Germany, Japan & Italy, photos, 208 pgs. $25.00
REAPER LEADER, Ewings, Steve. Naval Institute Press, 2002, f/f (as new), see scan, Life of Jimmy Flateley, at the age of 36 his combat career began at the Battle of Coal Sea with VF-42. He later led VF-10 in the Solomons & helped develope tactics that made the Wildcat superior to the Zero, photos, 384 pgs. $15.00
THE RECORD: THE ELEVENTH BOMBARCMENT SQUADRON (M) Cates, Michael, Old Dominion Press, 1947, VG (spiral bound),see scan, Attached to the 341st B.B., operated B-25s in Idian & China, 1942-45, photos, 104 pgs. $60.00
RED PHOENIX, Hardesty, Von, Smithsonian, 1982, as new, see photo, chronicles the rise of Soviet air power 1941-1945, maps, photos, 288 pgs. $12.50
REGIA AERONAUTICA, Shores, Chistopher, Squadron/Signal, 1978, Fine condition (soft cover), see scan, Pictorial history of the Italian Air Force (1940-43), many photos, color profiles 64 pages. $18.00
REVISION OF ALLIED CODE NAMES FOR JAPANESE AIRCRAFT, Technical Air Intelligence Center, 1944, 17 page phamplet. see scan $16.00
RISE OF THE LUFTWAFFE 1918-1940 Mason, Herbert Molloy, Dial Press, 1973, vg/vg, covers the German Air Force from 1918 (no aircraft) through 1940 (the world's most powerful air force), photos, 403 pgs. $8.00
RNZAF, Darby, Charles, Kookaburra, 1978, f/f, see photo, first decade 1937-46, many photos, 119 pgs. $25.00
ROYAL AIR FORCE IN WORLD WAR II IN COLOR, Freeman, Roger, Speciality Press, 1993,see scan, Fine condition (as new) with dust jacket, over 300 color photographs detailing fighter units, bomber squadrons, coastal reconnaissance & transport aircraft, maps, 160 pages. $25.00
SAGA OF '54 AND MORE, Hair, Charles, Robinson Typograpics, 1987, f/f (as new), see scan, The story of the 310th B.G. (B-25s) in North Africa & Italy (12th AF) through 1943, photos, 210 pages. $35.00
SAGA OF THE 320th,Tannehill, Victor, Boomerang, 1984, soft cover (as new). see scan, Unit history, Martin B-26 Marauders, spent most combat in North Africa, Mediterranean & Italy. In late 1944, they relocated to France. many photos, 78 pages $50.00
SCALE AIRCRAFT DRAWINGS - VOLUME 2 WW II, Model Airplane News, new, soft cover, see photo, scale drawings, photos & historical data, 147 pgs. $15.00
SEVENTH AND ELEVENTH AIR FORCES IN THE WAR AGAINST JAPAN, United States Strategic Bombing Survey 1947, copy in a flex binding, see scan, 5 fold-out maps, 55 pgs. $12.00
SKY GIANTS OVER JAPAN, Marshall, Chester, Apollo Books, 1984, vg/vg , see photo, pilot on B-29 crew, 499th BG, Saipan, photos, 214 pgs. $15.00
SKY MY KINGDOM, THE, Reitsch, Hanna, Bodley Head, 1955, vg/vg,see scan, Germany's most well known female test pilot. She flew most of the German combat planes including the Me-163, photos, 222 pages. $30.00
SPITFIRE ATTACK, Rolls, W.T., Flt Lt., Kimber, f/f (as new), 1987, see scan, The author achieved 17 victories in 1940 to 1942, flying spitfires in defense of England & Malta, photos, 232 pgs. $21.00
SPITFIRE INTO BATTLE Smith, Duncan, John Murray, 1981, f/f, see photo, Group Captain Duncan Smith provides memories of his time as a Spitfire leader who flew ahead of his pilots into battle over England, France, Malta, Sicily and Italy during four heady years of WW II, photos, 235 pgs. $19.00
SPITFIRE RCW, Nelson, Kenneth, self-published, 1994, f/f (as new), see scan, signed by author, Wartime exploits of W.C. Wilkinson, who did most of his combat flying in France in 1940. He served in 2 Eagle Squadrons. He returned to combat, but was shot down & made it back to England. He finished the war commanding the Darwin Spitfire Wing, photos, 156 pgs. $20.00
SPITFIRES AND YELLOW TAIL MUSTANGS, Ivie & Ludwig, Hikoki, 2005, f/f, (as new), see scan, The 52nd Fighter Group saw action mostly in North Africa (12th AF) and later based in Italy (15th AF) beginning with Spitfires, then converted to P-51s in May, 1944, many photos, 176 pgs. $40.00
STIRLING IN COMBAT, Falconer, Jonathan, Sutton, 2006, new with dust jacket, see photo, Stirling was introduced into RAF service in August 1940 and by July 1946 a total of 2,371 had been built, author has interviewed dozens of former Stirling 'people' whose detailed eyewitness accounts tell the story of the aircraft in RAF service, many photos, 266 pgs. $12.00
STORY ABOUT A REAL MAN, A, Polevol, Boris, Foreign Languages Publications, 1950, vg/vg (some edgewear), see scan, Based on the story of Alexel Maresyev, an I-16 pilot shot down in 1941. He survived over 2 weeks in the wild, was rescued & both legs were amputated. He returned to the cockpit & finished the war with 11 victories, illustrations, 575 pages. $20.00
STORY OF THE CRUSADERS - 386th BOMB GROUP, Young, Barnett, 386th BG Assoc., f/f (as new, limited edition), see scan, Signed by author, see scan, History of 386th Bomb Group in World War II flying Martin B-26 Marauders. Includes the beginnings, combat, missions, personnel lists & photos, epilogue which brings the group up to 1990, photos (including color), 192 pages. $75.00
STORY OF THE 390th BOMBARDMENT GROUP (H), Millikin, Albert (editor), Eilert Print Co., 1947, Fine condition (oversized, issued w/o dj). see scan, This is the original 1947 publication, not a reprint. 8th AF, B-17 Group based in England. They bombed strategic targets and did the England to Russia raids as well as D-Day & the Battle of the Bulge, many photos, 472 pages. $246.00
STRIKE WINGS, Nesbit, Roy, Kimber, 1984, f/f, see photo, November 1942 the RAF formed special Strike Wings to attack the heavily defended and seemingly invulnerable convoys that brought Germany s vital supplies of iron ore from Scandinavia down the coast of Europe. Roy Nesbit, himself a survivor of strike aircraft of Coastal Command, photos, 288 pages $20.00

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