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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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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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This book is a long-awaited biography of one of the Navy’s last surviving World War II aces, and one of the Navy’s most respected...

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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

“This book is rich in detail not only about Billy Mitchell, but also about the many steps taken to finally bring a third military arm into...

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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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THE FIRST TEAM

THE FIRST TEAM

by John Lundstrom

Hailed as one of the finest examples of aviation research, this comprehensive 1984 study presents a detailed and scrupulously accurate operational...

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THE WAR BEGINS

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This book reveals in detail the events of the early carrier raids against the Japanese in the first half of 1942 in the Pacific War, carried out by...

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THE FIRST TEAM AND THE GUADALCANAL CAMPAIGN

THE FIRST TEAM AND THE GUADALCANAL CAMPAIGN

by John Lundstrom

From huddled command conferences to cramped cockpits, John Lundstrom guides readers through the maelstrom of air combat at Guadalcanal in this...

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