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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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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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HELLCAT

HELLCAT

by Barrett Tillman

Largely responsible for crushing Japanese airpower wherever the American fast carrier force sailed, the Grumman F6F Hellcat was considered the most...

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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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HOWARD HUGHES

HOWARD HUGHES

by George J. Marrett

A test pilot for Howard Hughes separates fact from fiction to tell the inside story of the aviation genius who set speed records in the 1930s and...

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INTO THE TIGER'S JAW

by Lt Gen Frank E. Petersen USMC (Ret.) with J. Alfred Phelps

“Once I found out what being a United States Marine was all about, jumping into the tiger’s jaw was just something to do.  We’...

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MIDWAY

MIDWAY

by Mitsuo Fuchida and Masatake Okumiya

Also Availble as an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon The Battle of Midway is widely regarded as the most improtant battle of World War II in the...

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MISSLE CONTAGION

MISSILE CONTAGION

by Dennis M. Gormley

After first assessing the state of ballistic missile proliferation in the Middle East, South Asia, and Northeast Asia, Dennis Gormley identifies the...

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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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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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ON YANKEE STATION

ON YANKEE STATION

by John B. Nichols and Barrett Tillman

Combining vivid personal narrative with historical and operational analyses, this book takes a candid look at U.S. naval airpower in the Vietnam War...

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ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF U.S. NAVY AIR POWER

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF U.S. NAVY AIR POWER

by Edited by Douglas V. Smith

With a Foreword by George Herbert Walker Bush   Published to coincide with the centennial celebration of U.S. Navy aviation, this book details...

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OPERATION KE

by Roger Letourneau and Dennie Letourneau

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

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PUSHING THE ENVELOPE

PUSHING THE ENVELOPE

by Maj. Gen. Marion E. Carl, USMC with Barrett Tillman

First published in 1994, this stirring autobiography of a fighter and test pilot takes readers full throttle through Marion Carl's imposing list...

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