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Apache: Riding the Dragon By Scott Kemp
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Flying at 120 knots with the unique roar from its aerodynamic rotors and twin turbines the AH64 Apache is the world's most fearsome attack helicopter its pilots refer to it as 'Riding the Dragon'.... More > The Taliban would more often than not flee rather than suffer its 30mm cannon, 2.75 rockets or Hellfire missiles. Some of the Apache systems are truly amazing such as being able to read a car number plate at 4.2Km away with its 127 times-magnification day TV camera. You follow Peter Bowler from an Officer Cadet through training to becoming a fully-fledged Army Air Corps Apache pilot on the battlefields of Afghanistan. Flying a helicopter so complex it takes two pilots and is akin to riding a unicycle whilst playing an Xbox, watching TV and reading war and peace. Battling the heat as well as enemy fire in the 'Green Zone' of Helmand Province. The fast paced action opens your eyes to the adrenalin rush, horror and terror of war from 2000 feet.< Less
A True Flyer: Memories of a World War II Air Apache By Senath Rankin, Jay W. Moore
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Memoir of WWII B-25 pilot Jay Moore, member of the 345th Bomb Group, known as the Air Apaches. The book chronicles the first twenty-four years of his life (1921-45) from growing up on a farm in... More > Biggsville, Illinois, through the deprivations of the 1930's Depression, to his combat duty in the South Pacific. A True Flyer combines Moore's oral history, photos, and excerpts from his dairy and love letters into a funny, colorful, sometimes brash narrative. Enjoy the military aviation history of WWII flyers: from his solo in the Boeing PT-17 "Stearman" bi-plane, advanced training in the T-6 "Texan," and North American B-25 "Mitchell" bomber on bases in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and South Carolina.< Less
Coalition Aircraft of Gulf War I By peter dancey
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Illustrated review of the coalition's aircraft, including full details of the air strikes and missions undertaken by the air arms involved. USAF, RAF, RN, AMI RoSAF, UAE, Kuwait, Armee de l'Air
Military Memories of Al Gruer By Albert Wm. Gruer Jr.
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A detailed collection of memories, photos, and documents from a B-25 pilot in World War II. Includes and describes documents, enlistment, training, daily life and combat missions. Includes letters... More > home, missions over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the surrender of Japanese troops in Korea.< Less
Military Memories of Al Gruer By Albert Wm. Gruer Jr.
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A detailed collection of memories, photos, and documents from a B-25 pilot in World War II. Includes and describes documents, enlistment, training, daily life and combat missions. Includes letters... More > home, missions over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the surrender of Japanese troops in Korea.< Less
Many a Slip By Ross Mallock, Ross Mallock
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In the early days of Army flying, The Army Air Corps had to 'make it up as they went along'. The personal stories in this book explain how things could go wrong as well as right, as Army Aviation... More > developed in the 1960s and 1970s, paving the way for the mighty Apache Attack Helicopter of today.< Less