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My Combat Diary With Eighth Air Force B-17s 390th Bomb Group By Andrew Anzanos
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B-17 "Flying Fortress" Combat Diary of Andy Anzanos, 26 missions, credited with destruction of an ME-110 and damaging an ME-109. Many engine failures and massive rocket attack made for a... More > memorable experience. Loss of all room mates and their aircraft "Liberty Bell-e." Soon after completing his combat missions, Andy was shot down by friendly fire. Also writes of other training experiences. Andy is also a major designer and builder of the 390th Memorial Museum in Tucson, Arizona dedicated to his bomb group.< Less
My Combat Diary with "Liberty Bell-e": Eighth Air Force B-17 390th Bomb Group By Andrew Anzanos
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B-17 "Flying Fortress" Combat Diary of Andy Anzanos, 26 missions, credited with destruction of an ME-110 and damaging an ME-109. Many engine failures and massive rocket attack made for a... More > memorable experience. Loss of all room mates and their aircraft "Liberty Bell-e." Soon after completing his combat missions, Andy was shot down by friendly fire. Also writes of other training experiences. Andy is also a major designer and builder of the 390th Memorial Museum in Tucson, Arizona dedicated to his bomb group.< Less
Training to Fly - Military Flight Training 1907-1945 By Cameron, Rebecca Hancock
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Air Force book is an institutional history of flight training by the predecessor organizations of the United States Air Force. The U.S. Army purchased its first airplane, built and successfully flown... More > by Orville and Wilbur Wright, in 1909, and placed both lighter- and heavier-than-air aeronautics in the Division of Military Aeronautics of the Signal Corps. As pilots and observers in the Air Service of the American Expeditionary Forces, Americans flew combat missions in France during the Great War. In the first postwar decade, airmen achieved a measure of recognition with the establishment of the Air Corps and, during World War II, the Army Air Forces attained equal status with the Army Ground Forces. During this first era of military aviation, as described by Rebecca Cameron in Training to Fly, the groundwork was laid for the independent United States Air Force. Those were< Less
Hearts and Minds - Afghanistan sourcebook for Flying Lead miniature rules. FULL COLOR EBOOK By Rich Jones
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This supplement for Flying Lead takes the players to arid deserts and lush ‘Green Zone’ of Afghanistan. Fought over for centuries by major powers, it is now the key to winning the... More > ‘war on terror’. Hearts & Minds is a detailed supplement for Flying Lead: 14 scenarios, force advancements and campaign rules. Expanded combat and vehicle rules; new ‘Joys of War’ cards add uncertainty to the ‘historical’ setting. Force-specific rules, new abilities and force rosters, rules for the latest ISAF advanced technology. In conjunction with Battlegames Magazine, we are contributing $2 per copy sold to the Combat Stress Appeal.< 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
ROAD TO KOREA By Bob Greenkorn
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A sometimes serious, sometimes irreverent chronical of a pilgrim during 1945 - 1951.From Navy flight training to combat flying in Korea.
PALE MOON RISING By Curtis D. Bennett
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“PALE MOON RISING,” is about Marine combat flying in 1968 Vietnam. Why poetry? Flying is poetry in a blending of man and machine with nature, far above the earth in an environment as... More > harsh, merciless, and unforgiving as it is beautiful. War is brutal, harsh, merciless, ruthless, and final. But in War, Pilots bring their steel machines to life and launch up into the unknown. Together, they streak the vast, silent spaces of clear, blue, icy air. They turn hard, wheel, dive down and drop their bombs, then pull up again and perhaps, roll upside down. Afterwards they coax their steeds back to land, even though they might be shot full of holes and bleeding liquids, whereas a true military mind, may dictate a fast ejection. This is the spirit of combat flight; the dangerous experience which one cannot train for, nor can it be taught; it can only be experienced. If you ever wondered what it was truly like to fly in combat, after this book, perhaps, you will...understand.< Less
PALE MOON RISING By Curtis D. Bennett
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“PALE MOON RISING,” is about Marine combat flying in 1968 Vietnam. Why poetry? Flying is poetry in a blending of man and machine with nature, far above the earth in an environment as... More > harsh, merciless, and unforgiving as it is beautiful. War is brutal, harsh, merciless, ruthless, and final. But in War, Pilots bring their steel machines to life and launch up into the unknown. Together, they streak the vast, silent spaces of clear, blue, icy air. They turn hard, wheel, dive down and drop their bombs, then pull up again and perhaps, roll upside down. Afterwards they coax their steeds back to land, even though they might be shot full of holes and bleeding liquids, whereas a true military mind, may dictate a fast ejection. This is the spirit of combat flight; the dangerous experience which one cannot train for, nor can it be taught; it can only be experienced. If you ever wondered what it was truly like to fly in combat, after this book, perhaps, you will...understand.< Less
Stories of a B-17 Bomber Pilot By Andrew Anzanos
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Stories by a B-17 pilot who went from a ninth grade plow boy to commander of a B-17. Some humor has been added as well as the fears and valor associated with the 8th Air Force flyers. The 8th Air... More > Force suffered more extensive casualties than any other major combatment group.< Less
Stories of a B-17 Pilot By Andrew Anzanos
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Stories by Dewayne Bennett, a B-17 pilot who went from a ninth grade plow boy to commander of a B-17. Some humor has been added as well as the fears and valor associated with the 8th Air Force... More > flyers. The 8th Air Force suffered more extensive casualties than any other major combatment group.< Less

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