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SAMURAI!

by Saburo Sakai with Martin Caidin and Fred Saito

Saburo Sakai was Japan's greatest fighter pilot to survive World War II, and his memoir is one of the most popular and enduring books written on...

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SKY SHIPS

by William F. Althoff

Originally published in 1990, Sky Ships is easily the most comprehensive history of U.S. Navy airships ever written. The Naval Institute Press is...

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STRIKING THE HORNETS’ NEST

by Geoffrey L. Rossano and Thomas Wildenberg

Striking the Hornets’ Nest provides the first extensive analysis of the Northern Bombing Group (NBG), the Navy’s most innovative aviation...

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TESTING DEATH

TESTING DEATH

by George J. Marrett

As a test pilot at Hughes Aircraft for twenty years, Marrett tested the most sophisticated airborne radar and missiles ever designed for Navy and Air...

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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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THE AIRSHIPS AKRON AND MACON

by Richard K. Smith

“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

by Anthony J. Cumming

Praise for THE BATTLE FOR BRITAIN ~ "Cumming’s analysis can genuinely be said to break new ground in explaining the reality behind events...

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THE BIG E

THE BIG E

by Edward P. Stafford

A lasting memorial to the USS Enterprise, this classic tale of the carrier that contributed more than any other single warship to the naval victory...

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THE BRIDGE TO AIRPOWER

by Peter Dye

— Advance Praise — “The Bridge to Airpower is a fascinating account of supply and logistics in the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) in...

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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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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 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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THE HOSTILE SKY

by James W. Vernon

In the summer of 1942 Jim Vernon, a nineteen-year-old college student in Butte, Montana, joined the U.S. Navy's aviation cadet training program...

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THE JET RACE AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR

THE JET RACE AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR

by Sterling Michael Pavelec

Initially caught off guard by the German military build-up, particularly in aviation technology, Britain and the United States, by 1935, were racing...

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THE OTHER SPACE RACE

by Nicholas Michael Sambaluk

The Other Space Race is a unique look at the early U.S. space program and how it both shaped and was shaped by politics during the Cold War....

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