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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
TALES OF TWO AIR WARS, Macmillan, Norman, G. Bell & Sons, 1963, vg/vg, see scan, 10 aerial combat episodes from WW I & WW II, maps, 272 pgs. $10.00
This is the original 1945, published in Italy. see scan, Primary aircraft were P-39s & P-47s, photo of group with names written on the back, see scan,
see scan, 41 leaves, many photos.
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
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
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 AND TEMPEST AT WAR , Reed & Beamont, Ian Allen, 1979, f/f, see photo, combat careers of the Typhoon (from Nov. 1941) & the Tempest (from April 1944), many photos, 176 pgs. $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
V.C.'S OF THE AIR, Turneer, John, Harrap, 1961, f/f, see scan, There were 32 VCs awarded British airmen during WW II. These are the stories of all of them, photos, 187 pages. $22.50
WARFARE IN THE AIR, Veale, S.E., Pilot Press, 1942, vg/g (chipped), see scan, RAF at war since the Battle of Britain & the new types of aircraft introduced since the Battle of Britain, photos, 48 pgs. $10.00
WARRIORS WITH WINGS, McKee, Philip, Crrowell, 1947, vg/vg, see scan, 20 stories of eminent American flyers from 1941 to 1945. They are very well known ones, like Bong, Zemmer & Gentile, but most have not received the recognition they deserve, 266 pages. $30.00
WE BAND OF BROTHERS, Blount, Peppy, Eakin Press, 1984, f/f, see photo, 10 college age kids that flew B-25 in the South Pacific. 9 didn't make it back from the 345th BG., photos, 393 pgs. $20.00
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 IN EXILE, Benes, Bohus (editor), Czechoslovak Independent, 1942, vg/vg, see photo, able to see front hinge stitching (not loose), Czecholslovakian fliers in RAF, WW II, photos, 165 pgs. $39.00
WINGS OF TH PHOENIX, HMSO, 1949, vg/vg, see scan, The official story OF THE Air War in Burma, photos, 143 pgs. $30.00
WINGS OVER BURMA, Hemingway, Keneth, Quality Press, 1945, good (no dj, spine fade), see scan, No. 17 Sqdn. (Hurricanes) was based in Burma from Jan. 1942. In a few months, they were forced back into India. They continued raids into Burma. The author was a pilot with the squadron, photos, 192 pgs. $15.00
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
YOUNGEST TIGER IN THE SKY, Wyper, William, self-published, 1980, f/f (as new), see scan, author takes you through his training (PT-19, BT-14, AT-6, P-40) to the Pacific (New G uinea, Philippines & Ie Shima) in P-51s, 191 pgs. $12.50
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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