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My Three Years in the Army Air Forces in World War II By William Thomas Wright
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This is the story of an 18-year-old who was always fascinated with airplanes and wanted to learn to fly. He enlisted in the Army air Corps in 1942 and became a fighter pilot in Europe in 1944 and... More > 1945. He flew 65 missions with the 368th Fighter Group primarily in support of the ground forces as they moved from Normandy through France and into Germany. It describes the challenges of learning to fly a military airplane both in training and in combat. It also reveals some details of the life in training and in combat that help mature young men for their future family life and careers.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 20: Consolidated B-24 Liberator By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. This issue provides coverage of the B-24 Liberator bomber. The B-24 was used in World War II by several Allied air forces and... More > navies, and by every branch of the American armed forces during the war, attaining a distinguished war record with its operations in the Western European, Pacific, Mediterranean, and CBI Theaters. The B-24 provided excellent service in a variety of roles thanks to its large payload and long range. This pictorial includes a concise history of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bomber, as well as coverage of the XB-41 long range escort, C-87 Liberator Express, and C-109 fuel tanker models. Also included are two articles: “Operation Tidal Wave,” the low-level strike against the Ploesti oil fields in Romania on 1 August 1943, and “Flying the B-24 Bomber Was No Picnic.” 407 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
War of Attrition By peter dancey
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The 'War of Attrition' brought the IDF/AF face-to-face with the Soviet VVS. Seconded by Stalin as advisor's the 'Advisor's were flying actual combat mission and Mach 3.0 high altitude MiG-25 foxbat... More > reconaissance planes were flying daily sorties over Israeli territory. IDF/AF also for the first time had to take evasive action against the deadly Soviet SAMs.< Less
Testing the Mikoyan Fishbed By peter dancey
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Test flying the Mikoyan MiG-21 Series of Soviet fighter planes for the vVS PVO was the premise of just one man - company test pilot Mosolov. The initial design was a very difficult airplane to fly... More > and it took several years and many test flights and advice from Mosolov to make the airplane suitable for PVO frontline service and a safe practical airplane to fly into combat. Mosolov was an outstanding and highly skilled aviator who demands a place alongside many of the pioneering airmen of the 20th Century, Full details of all Soviet Aircraft Industry designs from 1909 to 2015 can be found in this Author' soviet Aircraft Industry published by fonthill Media 2015 and available Amazon Uk.< Less
Christian Fighter Pilot Is Not an Oxymoron By Jonathan C. Dowty
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Fighter pilots are known for their bravery, cunning, and skill in combat. They are also known for their expertise in worldly vices. Few people would think that Christian men and women could be a part... More > of that military culture. They not only can, but should. Godly men and women can be both good Christians and good fighter pilots, Sailors, Soldiers, or Marines - something many people believe is a contradiction. From fighter pilot traditions to the controversy of military evangelism, Christian Fighter Pilot explains not only the popular fighter pilot culture, but also the sometimes secretive world of the men and women who fly and fight. Whether in training or combat, Christians are shown that they can live out their faith and still excel in the world's best military.< Less
Original Edition Delta: Book of War By Daniel Collins
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Finally! Mass combat in a miniatures game that's fast, elegant, fun, and statistically representative of core D&D combat. At 1:10 scale, your familiar high-level monsters, heroes, and wizards can... More > take part. Built around easy conversion rules that you can use on the fly during a standard D&D game when you need it -- with a history of billions of computer-simulated battles to make sure powers and prices are reasonably balanced. Includes simple rules for castle & ship-based battles. To arms!< Less
Original Edition Delta: Book of War By Daniel Collins
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Finally! Mass combat in a miniatures game that's fast, elegant, fun, and statistically representative of core D&D combat. At 1:10 scale, your familiar high-level monsters, heroes, and wizards can... More > take part. Built around easy conversion rules that you can use on the fly during a standard D&D game when you need it -- with a history of billions of computer-simulated battles to make sure powers and prices are reasonably balanced. Includes simple rules for castle & ship-based battles. To arms!< Less
Christian Fighter Pilot is not an Oxymoron By Jonathan Dowty
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Fighter pilots are known for their bravery, cunning, and skill in combat. They are also known for their expertise in worldly vices. Few people would think that Christian men and women could be a part... More > of that military culture. They not only can, but should. Godly men and women can be both good Christians and good fighter pilots, Sailors, Soldiers, or Marines - something many people believe is a contradiction. From fighter pilot traditions to the controversy of military evangelism, Christian Fighter Pilot explains not only the popular fighter pilot culture, but also the sometimes secretive world of the men and women who fly and fight. Whether in training or combat, Christians are shown that they can live out their faith and still excel in the world's best military.< Less
AEROPLANE POEMS 2 By Nick Armbrister
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This is Nick Armbrister's second aviation based poetry collection bringing together poetry and prose from his books from 2010-15. His aircraft poems are on many types ranging from old biplanes,... More > piston engined planes, fast modern jet fighters, flying and combat. The Natalie poems are memorable. She was a pilot in the Falklands War. The Cold War and World War 2 is also covered, as are nuclear strike missions. Nick has been interested in all things that fly since he was a child and this continues today with his poetry and tattoos related to modern aircraft.< Less
Aeroplane Poems 2 By Nick Armbrister By Nick Armbrister
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This is Nick Armbrister's second aviation based poetry collection bringing together poetry and prose from his books from 2010-15. His aircraft poems are on many types ranging from old biplanes,... More > piston engined planes, fast modern jet fighters, flying and combat. The Natalie poems are memorable. She was a pilot in the Falklands War. The Cold War and World War 2 is also covered, as are nuclear strike missions. Nick has been interested in all things that fly since he was a child and this continues today with his poetry and tattoos related to modern aircraft.< Less

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