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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
May the Seven Rivers of Hiroshima Reach the Galaxy By Kunito Okamura
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Merriam Press Modern History 2. First Edition (June 2012). This is Kunito Okamura's story of how his parents survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. He was born after the war, and witnessed the... More > re-birth of Hiroshima. This book is based on the story told by his parents about their tough experiences of the atomic bombing in Hiroshima. Though the story was about the cruel tragedy, it was not intended to blame anyone. He felt that such a sad history of war should be passed on to the coming generations so as not to repeat such a senseless thing ever again. Also what drove him to this work was the people’s dedication to Hiroshima’s recovery by helping each other. Their vivid faces in contrast to their shabby clothing were branded into his young brain despite their sad fate of losing houses and families. Their faces looked rather shining because of the hope and dream for their and Japan’s bright future. 49 photos, 4 maps.< Less
Davie County Veterans' Memorial By Marie Benge Craig Roth
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This book lists all the men from Davie County, NC, who have died in wars. The names are on the Veterans' Memorial in Mocksville. There are biographies for the men who died in WW2, Korean War,... More > Vietnam War, and Beirut Bombing who were from Davie County. There is a chapter which describes the fund raising and building of the monument and the dedication in 1987. A 32 minute talk by Colonel Thomas Ferebee, bombardier of the Enola Gay, is transcribed and included. Photographs of men and their grave sites and family stories are included. This book won a state award from North Carolina Society of Historians.< Less
Descendants of Richard Metcalf (1762 - 1802) By Michael Crowder
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A very detailed outline of the descendants of Richard Metcalf (1762 - 1802), including all known descendants as well as a brief tracing of Richard's lineage back to Duncan Macdonachadh (b. 960 in... More > Scotland). This book also includes numerous censuses, obituaries, and over a hundred photographs, including several headstones. Included is the NY Passenger List showing Richard's son Arthur and 11 of his 12 children - the first immigrants to America in this line. Also included is the History of the USS Indianpolis, the ship that carried uranium to the Enola Gay, then suffered the greatest single loss of life at sea in the history of the U.S. Navy - aboard this ship was David William Metcalf, a descendant of Richard Metcalf.< Less