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by Robert O. Harder

Air Force navigators and bombardiers have long labored under the shadow of pilots—their contributions undervalued, misunderstood, or simply unknown...

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FORGOTTEN WEAPON

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by William F. Althoff

Airships are the forgotten weapon of World War II. Forgotten Weapons analyzes the development of airships as weapons for antisubmarine warfare,...

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<a href="/store/books/fall-2016-catalog/gear-mishaps-down">Gear Up, Mishaps Down</a>

by Robert F. Dunn

Less than five years after naval aviation led the forces that defeated Imperial Japan that very organization was in serious trouble. The force had...

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<a href="/store/books/aviation/good-go">GOOD TO GO</a>

by Mary Pat Kelly

Just five hours after radio contact was first made with Basher 52—O’Grady’s call sign—the Air Force captain was safely on board the USS Kearsarge....

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GUNBIRD DRIVER

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by David A. Ballentine

Gunbird Driver is a memoir of the Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a young pilot flying an armed UH-1E's in Marine Observation Squadron 6. The...

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GUNN SIGHTS

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by Tom Gunn

In 1975, Tom Gunn had a life-altering career change 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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<a href="/store/books/aviation/harnessing-sky">HARNESSING THE SKY</a>

by Frederick M. Trapnell Jr.

Harnessing the Sky is one of the last untold stories in 100 years of naval aviation. Th is biography of Vice Adm. Frederick M. Trapnell explores the...

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<a href="/store/books/aircraft-reference/hellcat">HELLCAT</a>

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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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/hero-air">HERO OF THE AIR</a>

by William F. Trimble

This book focuses on the role of Glenn H. Curtiss in the origins of aviation in the United States Navy. A self-taught mechanic and inventor, Curtiss...

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<a href="/store/books/spring-2016-catalog/howard-hughes">Howard Hughes</a>

by George J. Marrett

George J. Marrett, a former test pilot for aviator Howard Hughes, separates fact from fiction to tell the inside story of the genius who set flight...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/tigers-jaw">INTO THE TIGER&#039;S JAW</a>

by Lt. Gen. Frank E. Peterson Jr. USMC (Ret.)

"Like many 18-year-olds who sign up to serve with the U.S. Navy, Petersen was looking for adventure when he enlisted. The difference between him and...

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MIDWAY

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by Mitsuo Fuchida

This landmark study was first published in English by the Naval Institute in 1955 and was added to the Classics of Naval Literature series in 1992....

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MISSLE CONTAGION

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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

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by Scott W. Carmichael

This book documents the role played by USS Hornet (CVS-12) in the recovery of the Apollo 11 Command Module after its splashdown in the Pacific Ocean...

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<a href="/store/books/fall-2016-catalog/naval-policy-between-wars">Naval Policy Between the Wars</a>

by Stephen Roskill

First published in 1968 and 1976, the two volumes of this work still constitute the only authoritative study of the broad geo-political, economic and...

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