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56th Fighter Group
56th Fighter Group Sale Price: $4.95
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    Flying P-47s, the 56th FG was one of the highest scoring USAAF Fighter Groups in Europe. Traces the Group from WW II through action in Korea, Vietnam until today. Over 200 photos, 8 pgs of color, 64 pgs.

    A-4 Skyhawk Walk Around (SC)
    A-4 Skyhawk Walk Around (SC) Sale Price: $16.95
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      (Softcover) Drendel. The carrier-capable Douglas A-4 Skyhawk is one of the most successful modern combat aircraft. During the 25 years in which the A-4 was on the production line, 2,960 Skyhawks were built. A relatively light aircraft, with a maximum takeoff weight of 24,500 pounds and with a top speed exceeding 600 mph, the Skyhawk was operated not only by the US Navy and Marines but also by the air forces of Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Malaysia, Argentina, Singapore, Brazil, Indonesia,...

      ACES
      ACES Sale Price: $5.95
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        Patton. The exploits of the aces , their aircraft and tactics, from WWI to the Korean Conflict. Further, the aces' aircraft are described with an emphasis on their performance, how they were flown, and how the combination of pilot and aircraft stood up to the opposition. Includes such notables as Manfred von Richthofen (Red Baron), Gregory (Pappy) Boyington, Francis S. Gabreski, Herman Graf, and the novel inclusion of Michael Wittmann as the "Tiger Ace""

        ACES 3
        ACES 3 Sale Price: $4.95
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          Patton. This title gives the exploits of the aces , their aircraft and tactics, from WWI to the War in Vietnam. The stories of 59 air aces since WWI, plus one tank ace of WWII. Includes such notables as Joseph M. McConnell, Richard "Dick"" Bong

          Aeroscouts in Vietnam Combat Chronicles
          Aeroscouts in Vietnam Combat Chronicles Sale Price: $20.95
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            (Softcover) Mutza. During the late 1950s and early 1960s, U.S. Army planners sought to increase the Army_s helicopter force. The Army developed new tactical doctrine using helicopters - the airmobile concept - which was based largely on air cavalry units. Such units were descendants of the US Cavalry, which had operated as light, horse-mounted infantry. Air cavalry troopers were, in essence, horse soldiers, and helicopters were their steed. True to their proud and colorful heritage, the Air...

            AH-1 COBRA Walk Around
            AH-1 COBRA Walk Around Sale Price: $5.95
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              Mutza. Born out of a need for an armed escort for US Airmobile forces in Vietnam, the AH-1 Cobra went on to become the US Army's premier attack helicopter from Vietnam to the 1980s, when the Army began replacing the Cobra with the new AH-64 Apache (The Cobra is still in use with the USMC). In this title the AH-1 is presented in meticulous detail. Includes cockpits, engines, weapons, airframe and more. Also covers US Marine Corps version. Illustrated with 112 b/w and 96 color photos, 12 color...

              AIR WAR IRAQ OPER IRAQI FREEDM
              AIR WAR IRAQ OPER IRAQI FREEDM Sale Price: $4.95
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                Drendel. All new book covering Allied airpower in the war to topple Saddam Hussein. Full color and b/w photos of fighters, bombers, transports, helicopters, and the people who fly and maintain them. Also includes US CENTCOM - Air Forces and Navies Air Order of Battles. Illustrated with 100 b/w and 117 color photos; 64 pages.

                American Fire Apparatus Vol-1
                American Fire Apparatus Vol-1 Sale Price: $7.95
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                  American Fire Apparatus Vol-1 by Squadron Signal PublicationsItem Number: SS6401Organized companies of firefighters first appeared in Colonial America and were mobilized, like local militias, on a volunteer basis. Like military equipment, firefighting apparatus evolved in tandem with technological advances. This volume traces the development of the chief and best-known fire-fighting apparatus 'the pumper or fire engine' from hand-drawn pumps, through horse-drawn vehicles in the 19th Century to...

                  American Fire Apparatus Vol-2
                  American Fire Apparatus Vol-2 Sale Price: $7.95
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                    As the urban skyline rose and horse power gave way to motorization, the need increased for better ladders and other aerial equipment to fight fires in tall buildings. Ladders grew longer and the trucks that carried them evolved. Improved aerial ladders were fixed to truck beds and new methods were devised to get water and firefighters to building heights. The hundreds of unique and dramatic photos that pack this volume feature fire trucks equipped with a wide spectrum of devices evolved over...

                    An ARMY PILOTS COMBAT TOUR
                    An ARMY PILOT'S COMBAT TOUR Sale Price: $4.95
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                      Steinbrunn. In January 1966, Robert Steinbrunn entered the US Army for 4 memorable years. At Fort Rucker, Alabama, he received training in Bell helicopters, including the Huey and Iroquois (UH-1A, B and D models). Afterward, he was sent to Fort Knox, Kentucky, where he was assigned to A Troop, 7th Squadron, 17th Air Cavalry, the 'Ruthless Riders', flying the short-cabin Bell UH-1C gunship. After honing their reconnaissance skills in training, the 3rd and 7th Squadrons became the 'eyes and...

                      Army Aviation In Vietnam
                      Army Aviation In Vietnam Sale Price: $5.95
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                        Army Aviation In Vietnam by Squadron Signal PublicationsItem Number: SS6127During Vietnam, the US Army employed a variety of aircraft to accomplish combat missions. Following turf and budget debates with the Air Force, the Army settled on the use of various helicopters and some fixed-wing observation planes. Using airmobility and air assault strategies, the Army was able to demonstrate the ability to rapidly move significant amounts of men and equipment on the battlefield. Army aircraft were...

                        B-17 Flying Fortress In Action
                        B-17 Flying Fortress In Action Sale Price: $16.95
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                          (Softcover) The B-17 Flying Fortress dropped more bombs than any other US aircraft in WWII and is arguably the iconic bomber of that epic conflict. Delivers a visual overview of the aircraft's development and use. During the 10 years in which it was produced, a total of 12,731 of the B-17 heavy bombers rolled off the assembly lines of Boeing, Douglas Aircraft, and Lockheed's subsidiary Vega. First flown in 1935, the aircraft was repeatedly modified, upgraded, and perfected in response to...