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Fighter Wing: A Guided Tour of an Air Force Combat Wing
Fighter Wing: A Guided Tour of an Air Force Combat Wing
by Tom Clancy
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The #1 New York Times bestselling master of the military genre puts readers right in the cockpit. Tom Clancy's explorations of America's armed forces reveal exclusive, never- before-seen information on the people and technology that protect our nation... (read more)

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Scream of Eagles: The Dramatic Account of the U.S. Navy's Top Gun Fighter Pilots and How They Took Back the Skies Over Vietnam
Scream of Eagles: The Dramatic Account of the U.S. Navy's Top Gun Fighter Pilots and How They Took Back the Skies Over Vietnam
by Robert K Wilcox
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andlt;Bandgt;The mission:andlt;BRandgt; Become the most skilled, highly-trained, and deadliestandlt;BRandgt; fighter pilots in the world. andlt;BRandgt; The place: TOP GUNandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; In the darkest days of the Vietnam War, the U.S. Navy'... (read more)

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Inner Seven: The History of Seven Unique American Combat "Aces" of WWII & Korea
Inner Seven: The History of Seven Unique American Combat "Aces" of WWII & Korea
by William Oliver
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Author William E. Oliver chronicles the lives and exploits of seven citizens who answered the call to military duty. None of the seven could have suspected that the combat record compiled in Korea when added to that compiled in WWII would isolate them as... (read more)

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X-15: The World's Fastest Rocket Plane and the Pilots Who Ushered in the Space Age
X-15: The World's Fastest Rocket Plane and the Pilots Who Ushered in the Space Age
by John Anderson
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In X-15, the exciting story of the X-15—the iconic rocket plane of the Cold War space race—is recounted by John Anderson, curator of aerodynamics at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. This experimental space plane was on the... (read more)

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Fate Is the Hunter
Fate Is the Hunter
by Ernest K Gann
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Ernest K. Gann’s classic memoir is an up-close and thrilling account of the treacherous early days of commercial aviation. In his inimitable style, Gann brings you right into the cockpit, recounting both the triumphs and terrors of pilots who flew... (read more)

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Curtiss Hydroaeroplane the Us Navys First Airplane 1911 1916
Curtiss Hydroaeroplane the Us Navys First Airplane 1911 1916
by Bob Woodling
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This book traces the development of the Navy's first airplane, from the early design and development efforts of Glenn Curtiss, to trials that were conducted by Navy and Marine officers, and the plane's use in the Mexican-US conflict in 1914 and in the... (read more)

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Lost Eagles: One Man's Mission to Find Missing Airmen in Two World Wars
Lost Eagles: One Man's Mission to Find Missing Airmen in Two World Wars
by Blaine Pardoe
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Praise for Lost Eagles "The pilot and observer stories selected have not previously seen much exposure. Not only are they interesting, but I found myself relishing getting to the next chapter to find out what Frederick Zinn was doing during the next... (read more)

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Beale Air Force Base During the Cold War (Images of America)
Beale Air Force Base During the Cold War (Images of America)
by James B. Quest
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KLAXON! The alarm immediately sent the aircrews at Beale Air Force Base, California, scrambling to their alert aircraft in a race to get airborne first. The KC-135 tankers were usually the quickest to taxi out, with the B-52 bombers following closely... (read more)

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They Sailed the Skies: U.S. Navy Balloons and the Airship Program
They Sailed the Skies: U.S. Navy Balloons and the Airship Program
by J. Gordon Vaeth
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In this accessibly written account, Vaeth describes the history of the annual James Gordon Bennett International Balloon Race, in which U.S. Navy balloonists competed throughout the 1920s and 1930s. The story of the competitors is told against the... (read more)

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The Dream Machine: The Untold History of the Notorious V-22 Osprey
The Dream Machine: The Untold History of the Notorious V-22 Osprey
by Richard Whittle
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WHEN THE MARINES decided to buy a helicopter-airplane hybrid “tiltrotor” called the V-22 Osprey, they saw it as their dream machine. The tiltrotor was the aviation equivalent of finding the Northwest Passage: an aircraft able to take off... (read more)

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The United States Military Aviation Directory
The United States Military Aviation Directory
by Tom Kaminski
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Presenting a complete analysis of air assets and organization of all five of America's air-focused military forces--Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, and Army--this book profiles every aircraft in service today, every unit, every air base, and every... (read more)

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Marine Air: The History of the Flying Leathernecks in Words and Photos
Marine Air: The History of the Flying Leathernecks in Words and Photos
by Robert F Dorr
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"THE FEW, THE PROUD"-THE MARINE AIR WING RULES THE SKIES. The U.S. Marine Air Wing began in 1917 with only five officers and 30 enlisted men. During WWII, it grew to 61 squadrons and over 10,000 pilots. Flying slow, cumbersome Grumman Wildcats against... (read more)

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The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight
The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight
by Winston. Groom
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Aircraft of the Aces #84: American Nightfighter Aces of World War 2
Aircraft of the Aces #84: American Nightfighter Aces of World War 2
by Warren Thompson
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The Americans lagged behind their European contemporaries in military aviation in the late 1930s, and it took the Battle of Britain to awaken an isolated America to the necessity of having aircraft that could defend targets against nighttime attack by... (read more)

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Wings Over the Mexican Border: Pioneer Military Aviation in the Big Bend
Wings Over the Mexican Border: Pioneer Military Aviation in the Big Bend
by Kenneth Ba Ragsdale
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Against a backdrop of revolution, border banditry, freewheeling aerial dramatics, and World War II comes this compelling look at the rise of U.S. combat aviation at an unlikely proving ground--a remote airfield in the rugged reaches of the southwestern... (read more)

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Contrails Over the Mojave: The Golden Age of Jet Flight Testing at Edwards Air Force Base
Contrails Over the Mojave: The Golden Age of Jet Flight Testing at Edwards Air Force Base
by George J. Marrett
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In Contrails over the Mojave George Marrett takes off where Tom Wolfe's The Right Stuff ended in 1963. Marrett started the Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards AFB only two weeks after the school's commander, Col. Chuck Yeager, ejected from a Lockheed... (read more)

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Grumman Tbm Avenger Pilot's Flight Manual
Grumman Tbm Avenger Pilot's Flight Manual
by Periscope Film Com
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One of the most legendary naval aircraft of WWII, the Grumman TBF Avenger (and the General Motors-produced TBM) saw action in most of the major battles in the Pacific including Midway and Leyte Gulf. Armed with a forward machine gun and a second in a... (read more)

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Wings of Judgment: American Bombing in World War II
Wings of Judgment: American Bombing in World War II
by Ronald Schaffer
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World War II--"the good war"--is here viewed from a new angle of vision, one that sheds fresh light on how major decisions were reached. More than just a book on the strategy and outcome of American bombing in World War II, Wings of Judgment tells about... (read more)

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MIG Master: The Story of the F-8 Crusader
MIG Master: The Story of the F-8 Crusader
by Barrett Tillman
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An operational history of one of the most capable, versatile, and long-lived aircraft in naval aviation history.... (read more)

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Snakes in the Cockpit: Images of Military Aviation Disasters
Snakes in the Cockpit: Images of Military Aviation Disasters
by L Douglas Keeney
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Images of Military Aviation Disasters. Formerly classified, restricted, and never-before-published photographs combine to deliver this exciting assortment of incredible military flight mishaps.... (read more)

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