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  • The Price They Paid
    Michael Putzel
    The Price They Paid is the stunning and dramatic true story of a legendary helicopter commander in Vietnam and the flight crews that followed him into the most intensive helicopter warfare ever-and how that brutal experience has changed their lives in the forty years since the war ended. ...
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    11,07 €

  • The Shadow Tiger
    Barbara L Evenson / William C. McDonald III
    Born to Fly China’s wide-open skies were perfect… if you didn’t mind typhoons, sand storms,  blizzards, uncharted mountains and  Japanese Zeros hunting you. Billy McDonald of Birmingham, Alabama, had an adventurous and dangerous career as a pilot in the Golden Age of Flight, and into World War II.  He jumped from military cadet to wingman in Chennault’s famed aerobatic flyin...
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    34,81 €

  • Memoirs of a B-29 Pilot
    Charles R. Reyher / Charles RReyher
    'Memoirs of a B-29 Pilot' chronicles the author’s wartime experiences leading up to and as a B-29 Superfortress Aircraft Commander.. He was engaged in the Air Offensive-Japan from the Marianas Islands in the South Pacific. He looks back at those experiences from the professional view of a retired airline captain, having flown over 35 years of service with Trans World Airlines. ...
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    22,63 €

  • Every Reason to Fail
    Bryan Douglass
    Every Reason to Fail is unlike anything you’ve ever read.It’s not a history book, but it’s full of old history—and new history—from cover to cover, and with historic people and airplanes to boot!It’s not a mystery book, but it’s full of genuine suspense and intrigue.It’s not an aviation book, but in it you will get a glimpse into the real world of aviation and aviators that few...
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    34,37 €

  • The Fascinating World of Aviation
    Jaime Fernández
    This is an entertainment book with real facts and history concerning about these aluminum birds with big wings we see every day in the sky.After doing many surveys and talking to people in airports worldwide, I found out that people do not have much knowledge about the fascinating world of aviation. I felt that I had to tell them with simple words, a little bit of my personal t...
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    14,66 €

  • L’aviazione legionaria in Spagna - Vol. 1
    Guido Mattioli
    L’Aviazione Legionaria, (citata anche come Aviación Legionaria nella letteratura in lingua spagnola) era un corpo di spedizione della Regia Aeronautica italiana, che venne creato nel 1936 per fornire supporto logistico e tattico alle truppe guidate da Francisco Franco durante la guerra civile spagnola. Opera su due volumi con numerose fotografie d’epoca in b/n. Viene qui rappre...
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    28,97 €

  • L’aviazione legionaria in Spagna - Vol. 2
    Guido Mattioli
    L’Aviazione Legionaria, (citata anche come Aviación Legionaria nella letteratura in lingua spagnola) era un corpo di spedizione della Regia Aeronautica italiana, che venne creato nel 1936 per fornire supporto logistico e tattico alle truppe guidate da Francisco Franco durante la guerra civile spagnola. Opera su due volumi con numerose fotografie d’epoca in b/n. Viene qui rappre...
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    29,02 €

  • The History of RAF Millom
    John Nixon
    Covering the airfields' wartime service from 1941 and brief reoccupation of the station in 1953 to its eventual conversion into HMP Haverigg. Extensively illustrated with over 260 photographs and including over 50 first-hand accounts of life at RAF Millom, Cumbria, England. This extremely accessible history will engage a broad readership and provide a historical treasure fo...
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    24,78 €

  • Bogeys
    Charles Alan Livingston
    When the United States reluctantly enters the First World War, American Glenn Langley follows his fascination with flying to become a pilot in Europe. Joining the Army forces him to leave behind his football days at Brown University, but provides an escape from his oppressive Rhode Island father. Glenn enters the danger and horror of battle in search of purpose, a future of his...
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    23,98 €

  • India’s Forgotten Rocket Pioneer
    Gurbir Singh
    During 1934 and 1944 in Calcutta, Stephen Smith worked alone and unsupported on developing rocket transport. In 1935, he was the first to demonstrate the successful transport by a rocket of livestock, food and medicine. This book charts the story of Stephen H Smith, described by a contemporary as “the greatest one-man campaign for rocketry”. He dedicated his life working alone ...
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    22,10 €

  • Without Precedent. 2nd Edition
    Owen Zupp
    An ordinary man. An extraordinary life.‘Without Precedent’ recounts the life of commando and fighter pilot, Phillip Zupp. One man who served in two very different wars.From humble rural beginnings, surrounded by drought and The Great Depression, he forged an incredible life with little more than courage and tenacity. During World War Two, he saw combat on the ground in New Guin...
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    32,83 €

  • Without Precedent. 2nd Edition
    Owen Zupp
    'Without Precedent' recounts the life of commando and fighter pilot, Phillip Zupp. During WW2, he saw combat in New Guinea before patrolling Hiroshima post-war. Then, in Korea, Phillip flew 201 sorties amid intense ground fire. Peace brought a career that spanned the globe and the story of the Purple Heart that lay dormant. Until now.   ...
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    34,87 €

  • Aeronautica Nazionale Repubblicana A.N.R. 1943-1945
    Eduardo Manuel Gil Martínez / Anna Cristini
    In questo libro l’autore descrive al meglio l’organizzazione e la storia dell’Aeronautica Militare Italiana che dopo l’armistizio nel 1943 rimase sotto il comando di Benito Mussolini e alleato della Germania: l’Aeronautica Nazionale Repubblicana (A.N.R). Lo studio parte dal suo fondatore il tenente colonnello Ernesto Botto, con il ritorno di oltre 1.000 aerei italiani sequestra...
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    40,54 €

  • Small Aircraft Operations Manual
    Stephen M. Lind JD ATP
    This book is a compilation of a half-century of flying experience in general aviation machines (sixteen thousand hours) and provides specific techniques and tips to enhance your knowledge of aviation and to improve your abilities and confidence as a pilot or student (and person). Coupling that flight background with decades of hands-on aircraft accident investigation involvemen...
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    14,13 €

  • Wings In The Hands Of The Lord
    Louis LaHood
    Wings In The Hands Of The Lord presents a firsthand account of 30 bombing missions during WWII. From the pilot’s log of 1st Lieutenant Louis LaHood, this is the day-by-day memoir of his Army Air Forces service as he led his nine-man crew over various targets throughout occupied Europe in 1944.LaHood vividly captures the dangers, near misses, and tragedies he encountered as a pi...
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    10,85 €

  • Sac Time
    Thomas E Alexander
    Thomas E. Alexander was among 20,000 military service personnel ordered into the Strategic Air Command, formed in 1946 as US military and political leaders began to understand the growing nuclear threat posed by Stalin’s USSR. Alexander served for a number of years in this elite force, designed as a primary deterrent to Soviet military ambitions. In this gripping memoir, Alexan...
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    41,82 €

  • Air Forces
    Each forward-thinking air force has now to consider potential threat scenarios that are futuristic and require some degree of planning. This volume contains data on 14 nations and their attempts to modernize, mobilize and keep ahead of their adversaries. ...
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    56,96 €

  • The War in the Air
    H. a. Jones
    The first great war which was also fought in the skies draws to its conclusionThe sixth volume of this excellent and comprehensive history of the war in the air during the First World War concerns the closing years of the great conflict and the final campaigns that led to the armistice. Allied air forces became more sophisticated as they quickly evolved driven by the imperative...
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    41,55 €

  • The War in the Air
    H. a. Jones
    The first great war which was also fought in the skies draws to its conclusionThe sixth volume of this excellent and comprehensive history of the war in the air during the First World War concerns the closing years of the great conflict and the final campaigns that led to the armistice. Allied air forces became more sophisticated as they quickly evolved driven by the imperative...
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    25,99 €

  • Gooney Bird Driver
    Jon A. Maguire
    “Gooney Bird Driver” is a collection of war stories from C-47 pilot Joe D. Maguire, one of the “forgotten pilots” of the 27th Air Transport Group which carried just about everything across war torn Europe in World War 2, from wounded troops to cans of black and white paint (for adding invasion stripes to aircraft) to the Glenn Miller Band.     Joe completed 35 combat missions, ...
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    18,94 €

  • Gooney Bird Driver
    Jon A. Maguire
    “Gooney Bird Driver” is a collection of war stories from C-47 pilot Joe D. Maguire, one of the “forgotten pilots” of the 27th Air Transport Group which carried just about everything across war torn Europe in World War 2, from wounded troops to cans of black and white paint (for adding invasion stripes to aircraft) to the Glenn Miller Band.     Joe completed 35 combat missions, ...
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    14,53 €

  • This is Minuteman
    Wayne Chasson
    “This book is OUTSTANDING! The Author has seen some really exciting times in his life, in addition to some WOW flight hours. I read this in two days, and didn't want it to end. A VERY GREAT READ!” —MikeRelive six decades of flying helicopters including an extended tour in Vietnam and the mountains of Afghanistan, with a little Iraq, Kuwait, and National Guard thrown in. Thi...
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    14,02 €

  • This is Minuteman
    Wayne Chasson
    “This book is OUTSTANDING! The Author has seen some really exciting times in his life, in addition to some WOW flight hours. I read this in two days, and didn't want it to end. A VERY GREAT READ!” —MikeRelive six decades of flying helicopters including an extended tour in Vietnam and the mountains of Afghanistan, with a little Iraq, Kuwait, and National Guard thrown in. Thi...
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    20,43 €

  • Before Pearl Harbor
    Michael Lemish
    Early on Sunday morning, December 7th 1941, waves of Japanese Naval bombers took off from carriers in the Pacific to attack the United States Navy base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. In his radio address shortly after the raid, President Roosevelt described the unprovoked act of aggression as  “...a day that would live in infamy.” It ended the United States’ position of neutrality in...
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    24,18 €

  • Before Pearl Harbor
    Michael Lemish
    Early on Sunday morning, December 7th 1941, waves of Japanese Naval bombers took off from carriers in the Pacific to attack the United States Navy base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. In his radio address shortly after the raid, President Roosevelt described the unprovoked act of aggression as  “...a day that would live in infamy.” It ended the United States’ position of neutrality in...
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    17,92 €

  • Painting the Sky Khaki
    Mike Duddridge
    Michael Duddridge flew with Army Aviation for eleven years, beginning seven years after the end of WW2.   Many of those he flew with had been glider pilots taking part in war- time operations; others, as Light Liaison pilots, flew in Korea during that war. His first overseas’ experience after training was in Egypt, in the Canal Zone where he flew frequently over the Sinai deser...
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    17,43 €

  • Flight to Arras
    Antoine De Saint-Exupéry
    Flight to Arras is a memoir recounting the author's role in the French Air Force as pilot of a reconnaissance plane during the Battle of France in 1940. The book condenses months of his flights into a single terrifying mission over the town of Arras. At the start of the war there were only fifty reconnaissance crews, of which twenty-three were in his unit. Within the first ...
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    11,01 €

  • LUFTWAFFE PILOTS IN WORLD WAR II
    Christer Bergström
    ”LUFTWAFFE PILOTS IN WORLD WAR II: The Veterans’ Stories Volume 1”contains absolutely unique and hitherto unknown facts and personal accounts by Luftwaffe veterans themselves. Author Christer Bergström enjoys the reputation of being one of the world’s foremost experts on World War II. He has published 32 books on the subject, most of them in English. This book answers question:...
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    25,98 €

  • Heavy Date Over Germany
    Ray Perry was a farm boy from rural West Texas when America entered World War II. He always had a fascination with planes, so he joined the U.S. Army Air Corps with the intention of becoming a pilot. The Army Air Corps needed tail gunners, however, so Ray served his country at the back end of a B-17, completing thirty-five combat missions before the war’s end. This is the story...
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    24,38 €

  • In Plain Site
    Joel L. From / Joel LFrom
    In Plain Site is the first life-cycle biography of a Second World War air training facility in Canada. It begins by locating the Royal Air Force (RAF) station at Caron, Saskatchewan in the debates surrounding air training in Canada, the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, and the UK’s plans to relocate its primary air training to Canada. It offers a detailed social and geog...
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    34,32 €