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NAS Fort Lauderdale By Minerva Bloom & Minerva Bloom
eBook (PDF): $3.99
Vintage B&W images. Experience history! This E-BOOK is a concise reference for history enthusiasts! Serving as one among 257 air stations during World War II, the NAS Fort Lauderdale made a big... More > impact on the South Florida region, and the United States as a whole. Thousands of American and British men and women who went off to war received their training at NASFL. The radar, gunnery, and parachuting schools rivaled the best in the U.S. Most importantly, was the use of the base for training pilots and air crews on the Grumman Avenger TBF/TBM torpedo bomber, which was the largest single engine plane used during the war. The Naval Air Station found its fame with the disappearance of Flight 19 - The Lost Patrol, which flew out of the base on December 5th, 1945 to vanish into the Bermuda Triangle. To this date, Flight 19 remains one of the great aviation mysteries. Also in the summer of 1943, a 19 year old future US President George H.W. Bush lived at the base as a young Ensign to train as a torpedo/bomber pilot.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 30: Grumman's Wildcat By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. This issue of World War 2 In Review covers the Grumman F4F Wildcat with 383 B&W and color photographs and illustrations of its prototypes and variants,... More > and the air forces that used this famous naval fighter. The Grumman F4F Wildcat was an American carrier-based fighter aircraft that began service with both the United States Navy and the British Royal Navy (as the Martlet) in 1940. First used in combat by the British in Europe, the Wildcat was the only effective fighter available to the United States Navy and Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater during the early part of World War II in 1941 and 1942.< Less
Far Aft and Faintly By Mark Klimaszewski
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With the rise of Nazi Germany in the mid-1930s and increasing demands from Imperial Japan, the Government of the Netherlands has deep concerns for its security. Commodore Maarten Danielszoon... More > Sweers, who commands the Ship Design Bureau at the main fleet base in Den Helder, Noord-Holland, is given three years to strengthen the Lilliputian forces of the Royal Netherlands Navy. Given the time constraint, he constructs a screening force of light cruisers and destroyers around the old decommissioned British Battlecruisers HMS Lion and Princess Royal, which have been rebuilt as hybrid Battlecruiser-carriers. The stakes for Sweers and his fellow sailors are high as they seek to secure the Dutch fleet and protect their people from looming threats in this fictionalized account of a country whose participation in World War II has been largely overlooked.< Less
NAS Fort Lauderdale By Minerva Bloom
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Experience History! Concise reference Booklet for history enthusiasts! Serving as one among 257 air stations during World War II the NAS Fort Lauderdale made a big impact on the South Florida region,... More > and the United States as a whole. Thousands of American and British men who went off to war received their training at NASFL. The radar, gunnery, and parachuting schools rivaled the best in the United States. Most importantly, was the use of the base for training pilots and air crews on the Grumman Avenger TBF/TBM torpedo bomber, which was the largest single engine plane used during the war. The Naval Air Station found its fame with the disappearance of Flight 19 - The Lost Squadron which flew out of the base on December 5th, 1945 to vanish into the Bermuda Triangle. To this date, Flight 19 remains one of the great aviation mysteries. Also in the summer of 1943, a 19 year old future US President George H.W. Bush lived at the base as a young Ensign to train as a torpedo/bomber pilot.< Less
In Harm's Way: Aces In Spades By Clash Bowley
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In Harm's Way: Aces In Spades is a roleplaying game about being a fighter pilot during the Great War. Aces In Spades is designed to emulate the feel of the historical aviation adventures of many... More > films and novels rather than the actual history. Play British, American, German, or French characters, and Army, Marine or Naval characters. Troupe Play: Players play three characters, a Pilot Officer, a Staff Officer, and a Ground Crewman. Add to your chance of success due to your reputation. Accumulate Notice and add your Interest to advance in rank. In order to get Notice, you must burn with zeal and throw yourself headlong in harm's way. There can be only one Leader. Is it going to be you, or the guy sitting next to you? You can take wounds for your aircraft, rather than losing something more vital in your fragile fabric-covered aeroplane. New Dogfighting system with 16 important aeroplanes of the Great War on individual Dogfighting Sheets. < Less
In Harm's Way: Aces In Spades By clash bowley
eBook (PDF): $11.25
In Harm's Way: Aces In Spades is a roleplaying game about being a fighter pilot during the Great War. Aces In Spades is designed to emulate the feel of the historical aviation adventures of many... More > films and novels rather than the actual history. Play British, American, German, or French characters, and Army, Marine or Naval characters. Troupe Play: Players play three characters, a Pilot Officer, a Staff Officer, and a Ground Crewman. Add to your chance of success due to your reputation. Accumulate Notice and add your Interest to advance in rank. In order to get Notice, you must burn with zeal and throw yourself headlong in harm's way. There can be only one Leader. Is it going to be you, or the guy sitting next to you? You can take wounds for your aircraft, rather than losing something more vital in your fragile fabric-covered aeroplane. New Dogfighting system with 16 important aeroplanes of the Great War on individual Dogfighting Sheets.< Less
In Harm's Way: Aces And Angels By clash bowley
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In Harm's Way: Aces And Angels is a roleplaying game about being a fighter pilot during World War II. Aces And Angels is designed to emulate the feel of the historical aviation movies rather than the... More > actual history. Heavy on the adventure and romance, and light on the details. StarCluster 2.5 System * Play British, American, German, Japanese, Soviet, or Italian characters. * Play Army, Marine or Naval characters. * Troupe Play: Players play three characters * Honor/Practicality Mechanic * Interest and Notice: You have to accumulate Notice to advance in rank. * Competitive Play * Directed hits * New Dogfighting system * 8 iconic fighters of the War on individual Dogfighting Sheets, * 57 more fighters in tabular form you can use to create your own dogfighting sheets. * Many more attack aircraft - bombers, torpedo planes, recon planes, and transports - in tabular form.< Less
In Harm's Way: Aces And Angels By clash bowley
eBook (PDF): $12.00
In Harm's Way: Aces And Angels is a roleplaying game about being a fighter pilot during World War II. Aces And Angels is designed to emulate the feel of the historical aviation movies rather than the... More > actual history. Heavy on the adventure and romance, and light on the details. StarCluster 2.5 System * Play British, American, German, Japanese, Soviet, or Italian characters. * Play Army, Marine or Naval characters. * Troupe Play: Players play three characters * Honor/Practicality Mechanic * Interest and Notice: You have to accumulate Notice to advance in rank. * Competitive Play * Directed hits * New Dogfighting system * 8 iconic fighters of the War on individual Dogfighting Sheets, * 57 more fighters in tabular form you can use to create your own dogfighting sheets. * Many more attack aircraft - bombers, torpedo planes, recon planes, and transports - in tabular form.< Less
Combat Helicopter By peter dancey
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This ebook is an history of the 'Combat Helicopter' since the first Sud Aviation machine were used in Africa by the French and the Bell Huey by the Americans in Vietnam to present day and the Apache... More > in Gulf War I and the British EH 101 in Afghanistan, and the highly capable naval types built by Sikorsky and Westland< Less
In Harm's Way: Aces In Spades By clash bowley
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In Harm's Way: Aces In Spades is a roleplaying game about being a fighter pilot during the Great War. Aces In Spades is designed to emulate the feel of the historical aviation adventures of many... More > films and novels rather than the actual history. Play British, American, German, or French characters, and Army, Marine or Naval characters. Troupe Play: Players play three characters, a Pilot Officer, a Staff Officer, and a Ground Crewman. Add to your chance of success due to your reputation. Accumulate Notice and add your Interest to advance in rank. In order to get Notice, you must burn with zeal and throw yourself headlong in harm's way. There can be only one Leader. Is it going to be you, or the guy sitting next to you? You can take wounds for your aircraft, rather than losing something more vital in your fragile fabric-covered aeroplane. New Dogfighting system with 16 important aeroplanes of the Great War on individual Dogfighting Sheets.< Less

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