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B-29 Airplane Commander Training Manual in Color By United States Army Air Force
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The Boeing B-29 was one of the most sophisticated aircraft of WWII. It featured many innovations including guns that could be fired by remote control and pressurized crew compartments. It was also... More > the heaviest production plane of the war, with terrific range and bomb-carrying capabilities. Carrying a crew of ten, the Superfortress devastated Japan in a series of raids in 1944-45. Finally, in August of 1945, the B-29s "Enola Gay" and "Bock's Car" dropped the atomic bombs and forced Japan to surrender. Originally printed by the U.S. Army Air Force, this B-29 Airplane Commander Pilot's Training Manual taught pilots everything they needed to know about the Superfortress. Classified “Restricted”, the text was declassified long ago and is here reprinted in book form. This impressive facsimile presents the manual in its entirety. It is over 200 pages long, and reproduced in its original multi-color glory for the first time ever.< Less
B-29 Airplane Commander Training Manual By United States Army Air Force
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The Boeing B-29 was one of the most sophisticated aircraft of WWII. It featured many innovations including guns that could be fired by remote control and pressurized crew compartments. It was also... More > the heaviest production plane of the war, with terrific range and bomb-carrying capabilities. Carrying a crew of ten, the Superfortress devastated Japan in a series of raids in 1944-45. Finally, in August of 1945, the B-29s "Enola Gay" and "Bock's Car" dropped the atomic bombs and forced Japan to surrender. Originally printed by the U.S. Army Air Force, this B-29 Airplane Commander Pilot's Training Manual taught pilots everything they needed to know about the Superfortress. Classified “Restricted”, the text was declassified long ago and is here reprinted in book form. This impressive 8.5x11 facsimile presents the manual in its entirety. It features over 200 black and white pages of pilot and crew information, and puts you right in the cockpit of one of history's great planes!< Less
United States Air Force Europe - Fighter Bombers By peter dancey
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Few aircraft can match the F-111 Aardvark for speed, sophistication and lethality. Following a disappointing baptism of fire in south-east Asia it returned to theater and redeemed itself to reemerge... More > in the UK at two USAFE forward operating bases where they formed the cornerstone of NATO's 'Cold War' strike force although well-versed in nuclear strike the NATO Aardvarks formed a highly competent conventional fighter-bomber force. Here we take a detailed look at Upper Heyford's 20th TFW and Lakenheath's 48th TFW operational profile< Less
Orpheus in Mayfair, and Other Stories and Sketches By Maurice Baring
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Maurice Baring OBE (27 April 1874 – 14 December 1945) was... More > an English man of letters, known as a dramatist, poet, novelist, translator and essayist, and also as a travel writer and war correspondent. During World War I, Baring served in the Intelligence Corps and Royal Air Force.Baring was the eighth child, and fifth son, of Edward Charles Baring, first Baron Revelstoke, of the Baring banking family, and his wife Louisa Emily Charlotte Bulteel, granddaughter of the second Earl Grey. Born in Mayfair, he was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge. After an abortive start of a diplomatic career, he travelled widely, particularly in Russia. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Baring< Less
Memoirs of a B-29 Pilot By Charles R. Reyher
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From training as a pilot cadet, to bomb approach pilot, to B-17 instructor pilot, followed by training as a B-29 pilot, he and his crew operated from Guam between June and September 1945, flying 13... More > missions against oil targets in Japan. The book concludes with the author's personal views on how the war with Japan could have been ended without the use of the atomic bombs and without invading the Home Islands. 228 pages, 38 illustrations.< Less
60 Years of the Hawker Hunter, 1951 to 2011. Volume 1 - UK By David Griffin
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In two volumes these books are a fitting tribute to one of the world's greatest aircraft, illustrated with over 1,700 black & White images. They cover the chronological history of the Hunter in... More > service in the UK and overseas from design and development to the present day. The Hawker Hunter is a classic postwar aircraft. The Hunter was one of Britain's export success stories and was purchased by 19 countries worldwide. It still remains in service with the Lebanese AF. The 20th July 2011 will be the 60th anniversary of the Hunter's maiden flight. The books give the currently known dispositions of every airframe constructed; all 1,972 of them. Please note that these printed books are in Black and White, not color.< Less
60 Years of the Hawker Hunter, 1951 to 2011. Volume 2 - Foreign By David Griffin
eBook (PDF): $20.00
In two volumes these books are a fitting tribute to one of the world's greatest aircraft, illustrated with over 1,700 black & White images. They cover the chronological history of the Hunter in... More > service in the UK and overseas from design and development to the present day. The Hawker Hunter is a classic postwar aircraft. The Hunter was one of Britain's export success stories and was purchased by 19 countries worldwide. It still remains in service with the Lebanese AF. The 20th July 2011 will be the 60th anniversary of the Hunter's maiden flight. The books give the currently known dispositions of every airframe constructed; all 1,972 of them. Please note that these printed books are in Black and White, not color.< Less
60 Years of the Hawker Hunter, 1951 to 2011. Volume 2 - Foreign By David Griffin
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In two volumes these books are a fitting tribute to one of the world's greatest aircraft, illustrated with over 1,700 black & White images. They cover the chronological history of the Hunter in... More > service in the UK and overseas from design and development to the present day. The Hawker Hunter is a classic postwar aircraft. The Hunter was one of Britain's export success stories and was purchased by 19 countries worldwide. It still remains in service with the Lebanese AF. The 20th July 2011 will be the 60th anniversary of the Hunter's maiden flight. The books give the currently known dispositions of every airframe constructed; all 1,972 of them. Please note that these printed books are in Black and White, not color.< Less
Eagles Over Berlin: Flight fo Love and Freedom: Historical Novel About the Berlin Airlift. By Kati Fabian
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Love story as Casablanca, but in the Cold War, Eagles Over Berlin is taking place during the blockade of Berlin. In 1945, the Americans arrived as enemies in Berlin, but three years later, they... More > became the hope of two and half million Berliners by stopping the Soviet expansionism with the implementation of a large scale airlift. In war-torn Germany, John - American pilot and Esther - holocaust survivor meet and fall in love in the turmoil of history. From the Oval Office, to Stalin's study, through plane crashes in Soviet territory we follow the events of the airlift. Soviet spies and secret negotiations lead to the lifting of the blockade, but the victory tragically separates John and Esther. By a twist of destiny, they will meet again forty years later, in 1989. When the Berlin Wall comes down, they will understand the purpose of their lives.< Less
Eagles Over Berlin By Kati Fabian
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Love story as Casablanca, but in the Cold War, Eagles Over Berlin is taking place during the blockade of Berlin. In 1945, the Americans arrived as enemies in Berlin, but three years later, they... More > became the hope of two and half million Berliners by stopping the Soviet expansionism with the implementation of a large scale airlift. In war-torn Germany, John - American pilot and Esther - holocaust survivor meet and fall in love in the turmoil of history. From the Oval Office, to Stalin's study, through plane crashes in Soviet territory we follow the events of the airlift. Soviet spies and secret negotiations lead to the lifting of the blockade, but the victory tragically separates John and Esther. By a twist of destiny, they will meet again forty years later, in 1989. When the Berlin Wall comes down, they will understand the purpose of their lives.< Less