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TALES OF A WAR PILOT, Kirkland, Richard, Smitsonian, 1999, f/f, (as new), see scan, the author flew 103 missionsin P-38s & P-47s in New Guinea. In Korea, he flew 69 resue missions in a Sikorsky H-5 Helicopter, photos, 160 pgs. $15.00
TARGET BERLIN, Ethell & Price, Janes, 1981, f/f (as new), see scan, March 6, 1944, the first large scale bombing mission to Berlin from both sides, photos, 212 pages. $25.00
30th B.G. FLYING BOX CARS, 2 histories of this B-24 group, both photocopies. One by Mansfiels, 17 pages. The second by Col. Miller is 18 pages. see scan, The group was formed in 1941 & assigned to the U.S. West Coast & Alaska. In 1943, they were transperred to the 7th AF & operated in the Central Pacific. $15.00
THUNDER MOSTERS OVER EUROPE, Nolte, Reginald, Sunfower University, 1989, soft cover, as new, see scan. The 405th Fighter Group, P-47s, primarily ground support, Normandy to Germany, many photos, 160 pages. $35.00
313th TROOP CARRIER GROUP, 47th TROOP CARRIER SQUADRON, Inter-Collegiate Press, 1978, VG (Embossed cover), ex-library, see scan, Unit history C-47s & C-46s, North Africa, Sicily, Italy with the 9th AF in Northern Europe, photos, 565 pgs. $85.00
319th IN ACTION, Monroe, Lt. William, 1976, fine (soft cover, as new). see scan, "Records obtained from the Albert F. Simpson Historical Research Center, USAF, and other sources. " Type throughout book is very small. Adminstrative history; daily account records, human interest stories, press releases, commendations & citations, diary of the lost crew, index, Photo illustrations. 301 pages $50.00
344th BOMB GROUP(M) SILVER STREAKS, Austin, Lambert (Editor), Southern Heritage, 1996, Hardcover issued with pictorial cover. see scan, Official history of the 344th Bombardment Group, history, articles and photographs, 358 pages. $150.00
359th FIGHTER GROUP, Raines, Thomas, Editor, Battery Press, 1978, see scan, Fine condition (soft cover, as new). Reprint of the 1945 edition. 8th A.F., P-51 Group 1943-1945, photos, 68 pages. $25.00
A 367th COMBAT DIARY, Richardson, Allan, 306th BG Historic Assn., 1993, Fine condition (soft cover, comb bound), see scan, Based in England (1942-1945), this B-17 group was part of the 306th Bomb Group. The book is a day by day format, listing the missions, rosters & aircraft listings, 163 pgs. $35.00
367th FIGHTER GROUP IN WORLD WAR II, Moody, P.R., Sunflower University Press, 1979. Fine condition (comb bound), see scan, The 9th AF group trained on P-39s, converted to P-38s & early 1945 to P-47s. Their main action areas were France & Germany, photos, 70 pages. $60.00
374th TROOP CARRIER GROUP, Imparato, Edward, Col, Turner, 1998, f/f (as new), see scan, C-47 group assigned to 5th AF, they were prominent in New Guinea, the Philippines & helped move troups to Okinawa for the invasion of Japan in 1945, photos, 224 pgs. $18.00
379th BOMBARDMENT GROUP (H) ANTHOLOGY, Turner, 2000, Fine condition (pictorial covers, as new). see scan, B-17 Group stationed at Kimbolton. This history is 2 volumes and includeds the missions, the aircraft, the personnel, the awards and the miscellaneous accomplisments, photos, 800 pages. $225.00
387th BOMB GROUP (M), 559th BOMB SUADRON, Fallon, George, 1998, fine, spiral bound (as new),see scan, signed by one of their pilots, see scan, A Martin B-26 Group attached to the 8th AF, later to the 9th AF. Their targets were in Normandy, France & Germany. Includes their history & personnel. 222 pages. $85.00
391st BOMBARDMENT GROUP, Walker, Hugh, 391st Bomb Assoc., 1990, fine (soft cover, as new), see scan, Signed by author, B-26 Group, participated in D-Day Invasion, buzz bomb sites & the Battle of the Bulge, Limited to 200 copies, photos, 132 pages. $100.00
THOUSAND SHALL FALL, A, Peden, Murray, Canada's Wings, 1982, f/f, see photo, author joined 214th Sqdn (Stirlings) as a pilot in Sept. 1943. The squadron converted to B-17s in early 1944. photos, 490 pgs. $10.00
THREE YEARS WITH THE 23rd FG, Office of the Historical Officer, photostat copy of the three years (July 1942 through May 1945) documentation of their activities. see photo, 23rd FG fought a guerrilla war against the Japanese, steadily moving pilots and aircraft from one remote air base in China to another to keep the enemy off balance. Because China could only be supplied by air from India, there were constant shortages of aircraft, fuel and ammunition with which to contend. The 23rd FG met these challenges head-on, and by the end of the war its pilots had compiled a score of 594 aerial victories and nearly 400 ground kills. The human cost was high, however 126 pilots lost their lives in China while serving in the 23rd. 13 pages $3.00
TO RULE THE SKY, Jaques & Leet, B-L Enterprises, 1979, vg/vg (rubbed), see photo, #132 of Limited Edition signed by both authors, Presents 15 experiences of pilots who graduate in Class 41-G (Oct. 19441). They flew various aircraft including P-38, P-39, P-40, B-51, B-26, B-17, B-24, C-47 & LB-30, photos, 163 pgs. $21.00
TO WAR WITH THE YOXFORD BOYS, Olmstead, M/Sgt. Merele, Eagle Editions, 2004, f (as new, oversized), see scan, Unit history of the 357th FG, a P-51 unit primarily on bomber escort duty, many photos, 14 pages of color, 376 pages. $125.00
TUCSON TO GROTTAGLIE (Books I & II), Turner, Damon, privately printed, 1985, f/f (as new), see scan, 449th BG, a B-24 group based in Grottaglie, Italy (15th AF) flew strategic & tactical missions. Book I is the group's history. Book II is personal experiences of crew members. photos 360 pages. $100.00
2 GROUP R.A.F., Bowyer, Michael, Faber & Faber, 1974, Very good condition (hardback), Very good (large soft cover, no marks, tight binding, see scan, It was a light Bomber Group that served the entire war flying such as Fairey Battles, Blenheims, Bostons, Mitchells & Mosquitoes, photos, 532 pages. $15.00
TYPHOON ATTACK, Franks, Norman, Kimber, 1984, f/f (as new), see scan, Over a period of time, the Typhoon's role changed from low level interceptor to fighter bomber. Many personal experiences of Typhoon pilots are cited, photos, 253 pgs. $15.50
TYPHOON TALE, Kyle, James, Biggar & Co, 1989, f/f (as new), see photo, author's autobiography, fighter and dive bomber; qualified flying instructor; instrument rating examiner; pilot/navigator instructor; air traffic control examiner, photos(some chipping), early days of the 8th A.F., combat stories, photos, 290 pgs. $20.00
WARRIORS WHO RIDE THE WIND, Band, William, Castle, 1993, Hardcover (issued with pictorial cover, as new). see scan, Written by a WW II fighter pilot who served with General Chennault's Flying Tigers for 4 years, photos, 267 pages. $44.00
WARRIORS WITH WINGS, McKee, Philip, Crrowell, 1947, vg/vg, see scan, 20 stories of air combat of mostly non-famous pilots & air crewmen in WW II against the Germans & Japanese, 266 pages. $30.00
WILD BLUE, Ambrose, Stephen, Simon & Schusster, 2001, f/f (as new), see scan, Individual happenings of B-24 crew members of the 741st BS, 455th BG , 15th AF, photos, 299 pgs. $12.50
WILD BLUE YONDER, Tyler, Leslie, Crystal Publishing, 1992, fine (soft cover), see photo, author is a B-17 navigator (301st BG), was shot down & captured on his 18th mission. The mission was to Germany form their base in Italy,photos, 135 pgs. $10.00
WINGED PROMISES, Orange, Vincet, et al, RAF Benevolent Fund, 1996. f/f (as new), see scan, History of No. 14 Squadron RAF, 1915-1945. In WW I they operated the BE.2c & RE.8 in Palestine. In WW II, they flew Blenheims & Martin Marauders in the Mediterranean area, photos & maps, 310 pages. $12.00
WINGS OF COURAGE, Stovall, Jack, Global Press, 1991, fine, (soft cover, as new), see scan, signed by author, Follows the missions & crew of th B-26 Marauder (By-Golly) of the 598th Sqdn, 397th BG, 9th AF, photos, 200 pgs. $15.00
WINGS OF THE PHOENIX, HMSO, 1949, vg/vg, see scan, The official story OF THE Air War in Burma, photos, 143 pgs. $30.00
WING TO WING, Molesworth, Carl, Orion, 1990, as new, see photo, air combat in China 1943-45, photos, 207 pgs. $8.50
WW II AMERICAN WAR EAGLES 1937-1942, Bodie, Warren, Widewing, 2001, new, see photo, early WW II American aircraft photos (all color), 192 pgs. $9.00
YANK IN BOMBER COMMAND, Raynmond, Robert, David & Charles, 1977, vg/vg, see photo, account of an American volunteer bomber pilot in WW2 and his experiences in 30 operational sorties over Germany & Italy, photos, 159 pgs. $10.00
YOXFORD BOYS, Olmsted, Merle, Aero, 1971, fine (soft cover, inked name), see photo, 357th FG on escort over Europe & Russia, photos & drawings, 103 pgs. $20.00

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