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OPERATION KE

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This revisionist history questions some key traditional assumptions underlying Operation KE–the rescue of some 10,600 Japanese troops from...

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FIGHTER COMBAT

FIGHTER COMBAT

by Robert L. Shaw

This book provides a detailed discussion of one-on-one dog-fights and multi-fighter team work tactics. Full discussions of fighter aircraft and...

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FLOAT PLANES AND FLYING BOATS

by Robert B. Workman, Jr.

With nearly 300 vintage photographs and close to 300 pages of text, retired U.S. Coast Guard aviator Capt. Robert Workman presents a complete picture...

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THE AIRSHIPS AKRON AND MACON

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“On rare occasions an aviation book appears that is everything .  .  . a treatise which is based on original research, on a subject...

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THE BATTLE FOR BRITAIN

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The Battle for Britain is a provocative reinterpretation of both British air and naval power from 1909 to 1940. Anthony Cumming challenges the view...

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UNFLINCHING ZEAL

by Robin Higham

This consequential work by a pioneer aviation historian fills a significant gap in the story of the defeat of France in 1940. Higham also more fully...

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WHITEY

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Advance Praise: “This new biography tells his story well. Whitey worked with several famous Navy personalities, including O’Hare, Flatley...

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HERO OF THE AIR

by William F. Trimble

William Trimble is the 2011 recipient of the “Admiral Arthur W. Radford Award for Excellence in Naval Aviation History and Literature. In this...

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RACING THE SUNRISE

RACING THE SUNRISE

by Glen M. Williford

Glen Williford lends new insight into the reasons for America's relatively quick comeback from the attack on Pearl Harbor. For the first time, he...

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AIRCRAFT CARRIERS AT WAR

AIRCRAFT CARRIERS AT WAR

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  Recommended reading as part of the Chief of Naval Operation's Professional Reading Program! Recipient of the 2011 Admiral of the Navy...

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FIRST ACROSS

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First Across is the exciting story of the first transatlantic flight. The flight, made in 1919, took a six-man crew nearly three weeks to complete....

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FIVE DOWN, NO GLORY

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Cargill R. Hall, author of Five Down, No Glory is the recipient of the 2012 Air Force Historical Foundation's "Best Book Reviewed in Air...

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MOON MEN RETURN

MOON MEN RETURN

by Scott W. Carmichael

The splashdown and recovery of Apollo 11 on 24 July 1969 was a historic event, which fulfilled President John F. Kennedy's national goal of...

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BILLY MITCHELL’S WAR WITH THE NAVY

by Thomas Wildenberg

The North American Society for Oceanic History's "John Lyman Book Prize 2013 - WIN for U.S. Naval History" “This book is rich in...

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BLACK SHEEP

BLACK SHEEP

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Named a Proceedings Notable Naval Books of 2011 The turbulent life of Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, the top U.S. Marine ace of the Pacific, is...

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