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FIVE DOWN, NO GLORY

by Richard K. Smith and R. Cargill Hall

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

by John F. Wukovits

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

by David Lee Russell

The War Begins reveals in detail the events of the early carrier raids by the U.S. Pacific Fleet against the Japanese in the first half of 1942 in...

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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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RAMPANT RAIDER

RAMPANT RAIDER

by Stephen R. Gray

   A member of Light Attack Squadron 212's "Rampant Raiders," A-4 pilot Stephen R. Gray writes about his experiences flying...

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GUNN SIGHTS

GUNN SIGHTS

by Tom Gunn

Tom Gunn had a life-altering career change in 1975 when he went from an eight-year stint as staff lawyer with the U.S. Senate to a job in aerospace...

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HARNESSING THE SKY

by Frederick M. Trapnell Jr. and Dana Trapnell Tibbitts

Praise for HARNESSING THE SKY ~ “This is a fine volume overall. The authors excitement and knowledge for the subject is readily apparent in...

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GUNBIRD DRIVER

GUNBIRD DRIVER

by David A. Ballentine

David Ballentine recalls his experiences as a young pilot flying an armed UH-1E with Marine Observation Squadron Six in Vietnam. Like any good war...

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NIGHT FIGHTERS

NIGHT FIGHTERS

by Colin D. Heaton and Anne-Marie Lewis

Night Fighters examines the historical, technological, tactical, and strategic evolution of limited visibility aerial combat as the air forces of...

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THACH WEAVE

THACH WEAVE

by Steve Ewing

This biography completes a trilogy on the three Navy fighter pilots—Jimmie Thach, Butch O'Hare, and Jimmy Flatley—who developed...

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FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER--20th Anniversary Ed.

FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER--20th Anniversary Ed.

by Stephen Coonts

Also Available in an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon In Flight of the Intruder Jake Grafton is an A-6 Intruder pilot during the Vietnam War who...

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THE FAST CARRIERS

by Clark G. Reynolds

This classic study is considered essential reading for its analysis of fast aircraft carrier development in WWII. It provides a fascinating record...

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