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Lest We Forget: A Navigator's Tale By Jack Adams
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A POW's account of his time in a german concentration camp during WWII.
Lest We Forget: A Navigator's Tale By Jack Adams
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A POW's account of his time in a german concentration camp during WWII.
Shoulder Patch Insignia of the United States Armed Forces By Wolf Appleton Ministry
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Hundreds of superb line drawings of many of the shoulder patches worn by U.S. forces, mostly during World War II (some from World War I and between the wars). No descriptions or color information as... More > this was intended merely as a guide to identify the various patches. Originally published sometime shortly after the war by the author. 19 pages, 341 drawings.< Less
Off the Runway (Black & White) By Lisa Parnell
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Includes pictures from the era. Learn about the men of the 487th Bomb Group based in Lavenham, England during World War Two. Also included are stories from people who lived and worked around the... More > base and those who remember the Americans arriving, as well as a glance at life in London.< Less
Random Shots By Roy E. Rayle
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Fascinating account of the author's varied career from prior to World War II, working at the Naval Gun Factory and Aberdeen Proving Ground, wartime service with Aviation Ordnance in AAF, postwar... More > career with Army Ordnance. Deals primarily with service at Springfield Armory in 1950s and 1960s. 17 photos, 5 figures, 7 tables. Full contents listing can be seen in the Book Preview along with additional sample pages.< Less
Identification of Aircraft for Army Air Forces Ground Observer Corps By US AAF
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Wartime identification manual used by ground observers to identify friendly and enemy aircraft. Produced in 1942 by HQ, Army Air Forces. Provides details of the Ground Observer Corps, what its... More > mission is and how it operates, how to use the manual to identify aircraft, and each aircraft illustrated with silhouette drawings and one or more photos (view the preview for this book for the complete contents). Numerous drawings and photos.< Less
From Artillery to Air Corps By Paul Van Kavelaar
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Sub-titled: The World War II Memoir of a Green Mountain Cannoneer Turned B-24 Radioman. The experiences of a young enlisted man in the Army from 1936 through 1945. The first half covers the period... More > from 1936 through early 1944. As he describes his training, assignments and perceptions of various incidents, the reader sees how he was integrated into the military culture. The second half details his experiences as a prisoner of war after his B-24 Liberator was shot down over Germany. He was the plane’s radio operator. He was a POW in four different camps from March 1944 through liberation in 1945: Stalag Lufts 8, 4 and 17 and the POW camp at Moosberg. The book vividly depicts life at each of these sites and the transport from one to another. There are 44 photos taken with a smuggled miniature camera of life in the camps and liberation. 64 photos.< Less
Mission Reports By Patti Graham
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History buffs will delight in this new book regarding World War II and the campaigns of both Operation Torch (North Africa) and Operation Husky (Italy). This is the story of Tech. Sgt. Edward... More > Graham. Eddie signed up for the Army right after Pearl Harbor, or at least in an indulgence to his mother regarding the holidays, he waited until after Christmas. He enlisted on January 10th, 1942 in New York City at the age of 27. He had previously spent four years in the Navy before enlisting in the Army. He somehow managed to be transferred into the Air Corps. USAAF 12th Air Force (B17F Flying Fortress) of the 301st BG. This book is a memoir but also includes a wide variety of 1940's history. Included is everything from a Dept. of Defense Report to a Donut Recipe from the Red Cross during World War II.< Less
Mission Reports By Patti Graham
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History buffs will delight in this new book regarding World War II and the campaigns of both Operation Torch (North Africa) and Operation Husky (Italy). This is the story of Tech. Sgt. Edward... More > Graham. Eddie signed up for the Army right after Pearl Harbor, or at least in an indulgence to his mother regarding the holidays, he waited until after Christmas. He enlisted on January 10th, 1942 in New York City at the age of 27. He had previously spent four years in the Navy before enlisting in the Army. He somehow managed to be transferred into the Air Corps. USAAF 12th Air Force (B17F Flying Fortress) of the 301st BG. This book is a memoir but also includes a wide variety of 1940's history. Included is everything from a Dept. of Defense Report to a Donut Recipe from the Red Cross during World War II.< Less
World War II Album Volume 18: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress By Ray Merriam
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Merriam Press World War II Album WA18. First Edition (2014). Pictorial album of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, a four-engine heavy bomber aircraft developed in the 1930s for the United States Army... More > Air Corps (USAAC). The B-17 was primarily employed by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) in the daylight precision strategic bombing campaign of World War II against German industrial and military targets. The B-17 also participated to a lesser extent in the War in the Pacific, early in World War II, where it conducted raids against Japanese shipping and airfields. Its reputation quickly took on mythic proportions, and widely circulated stories and photos of notable numbers and examples of B-17s surviving battle damage increased its iconic status. 394 B&W photos, 16 drawings/illustrations, illustrating the many models of the B-17, from design stages through development, production and into combat.< Less