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Keep 'Em Flying By Cpl. Wendel Heberling, USAAF
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The photos of a 5th Air Force Service Mechanic in Australia, New Guinea, and the Philippines. Cpl. Heberling served as an airplane mechanic in both the 27th Air Depot Group, and the 80th Airdrome... More > Squadron, servicing front line combat units, most notably the 90th Bomb Group, the famed The Jolly Rogers. His photos and negatives, all Army Censor approved, and stored away for 70 years are reproduced here as stark reminders of the aircraft, camp life, Luzon Invasion and the post battle destruction of Manila. The New Guinea section gives the reader just a taste of the privations found in a part of the world featuring the harshest of environments the Service Groups labored under just to keep airworthy planes ready for their missions. His experiences no doubt model that of thousands of fellow service mechanics. nodocs.< Less
Keep 'Em Flying By Cpl. Wendel Heberling, USAAF
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Photographs and Memorabilia of a Fifth Air Force Mechanic's Tour of Duty in the Southwest Pacific, 1943-1945. Cpl. Heberling served as an airplane mechanic in both the 27th Air Depot Group, and the... More > 80th Airdrome Squadron, servicing front line combat units, most notably the 90th Bomb Group, the famed The Jolly Rogers. His photos and negatives, all Army Censor approved, and stored away for 70 years are reproduced here as stark reminders of the aircraft, camp life, Luzon Invasion and the post battle destruction of Manila. The New Guinea section gives the reader just a taste of the privations found in a part of the world featuring the harshest of environments the Service Groups labored under just to keep airworthy planes ready for their missions. His experiences no doubt model that of thousands of fellow service mechanics. nodocs.< Less
Spitfire Photo Gallery By peter dancey
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Series of photographs some not previously published for the Spitfire enthusiast and modeller
World War 2 In Review No. 27: Mitsubishi Ki-46 Dinah By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. Pictorial history of the Mitsubishi Ki-46, a twin-engine reconnaissance aircraft used by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force in World War II. Its Army... More > Shiki designation was Type 100 Command Reconnaissance Aircraft; the Allied nickname was “Dinah." In 1944-45, during the last days of the war, it was modified as a high-altitude interceptor, with two 20mm cannons in the nose and one 37mm cannon in an "upwards-and-forwards" position (almost like the Luftwaffe's Schräge Musik night fighter cannon emplacements) for fighting USAAF B-29 Superfortresses over the metropolitan Japanese islands. 255 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< 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
World War 2 In Review No. 41: American Airpower By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. This issue features articles on American airpower of World War II: (1) “Old Grandpappy”: Boeing XB-15 Super Flying Fortress (2) Boeing XB-15... More > (3) Frank Maxwell Andrews, Major General, USAAF (4) An Ace Called Gentile (5) Airfields of the Eighth: Grafton Underwood (6) 55th Fighter Group, USAAF (7) 384th Bombardment Group (Heavy), USAAF (8) James H. “Jimmy” Doolittle, USAAF (9) The Doolittle Raid: World War II’s Greatest Gamble. 561 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
From Artillery to Air Corps By Paul Van Kavelaar
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir Series. The WWII 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... More > covers the period 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 POW after his B-24 was shot down over Germany in which he was the plane’s radio operator. 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
World War 2 In Review No. 61: North American P-51 Mustang By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. History of the North American P-51 Mustang, an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II and other conflicts.... More > From late 1943, P-51Bs (supplemented by P-51Ds from mid-1944) were used by the USAAF’s Eighth Air Force to escort bombers in raids over Germany, while the RAF’s 2 TAF and the USAAF’s Ninth Air Force used the Mustangs as fighter-bombers, roles in which the Mustang helped ensure Allied air superiority in 1944. The P-51 was also in service with Allied air forces in the North African, Mediterranean and Italian theaters, and saw limited service against the Japanese in the Pacific War. Features a wide range of images of the P-51, from the first prototype through the P-51D model, primarily in USAAF service in all theaters. 566 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 23: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review. This issue features the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber of World War II fame: (1) Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress (2) Boeing B-17 Interior (3) Flying The... More > Atlantic: A Tribute To Baskin Lawrence (4) Hunted By Japs For Years, American Flier Is Rescued (5) B-17 Pilot Recalls Days of World War II Bombing of Germany (6) From Flying Missions Over Germany to a POW Camp (7) Flying Fortress Frozen for 53 Years May Fly Again (8) The B-17’s Last Combat Mission (9) Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress In Focus. Text and photos covers design, experimental models, production, early service models, and all main B-17 models throughout World War II. 652 color/B&W photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 37: Curtiss P-40 Warhawk By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. Pictorial history of the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk, an American single-engined, single-seat, all-metal fighter and ground-attack aircraft that first flew in... More > 1938. The Warhawk was used by most Allied powers during World War II, and remained in frontline service until the end of the war. It was the third most-produced American fighter, after the P-51 and P-47; by November 1944, when production of the P-40 ceased, 13,738 had been built. History with photos and illustrations covering development, operational history, variants and more, in service with the USAAF, RAF, RCAF, RAAF, RNZAF, NEIAF, Finland, France, Russia, Turkey, Brazil, Japan. 562 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less

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