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<a href="/store/books/aircraft-carriers/fast-carriers">THE FAST CARRIERS</a>

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

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by John B. 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

<a href="/store/books/aviation/first-team-and-guadalcanal-campaign">THE FIRST TEAM AND THE GUADALCANAL CAMPAIGN</a>

by John B. 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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<a href="/store/books/aviation/hostile-sky">THE HOSTILE SKY</a>

by James W. Vernon

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

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THE JET RACE AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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by Sterling Michael Pavelec

This book outlines the competing jet programs during World War II that took place in Britain, Germany, and the US. The British program was hampered...

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<a href="/store/books/transforming-war-series/other-space-race">THE OTHER SPACE RACE</a>

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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THE RESCUE OF STREETCAR 304

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by Kenny Wayne Fields

In 1968, during a forty hour period, the Air Force flew 189 sorties to rescue a Navy A-7 pilot, call sign Streetcar 304, in one of the largest rescue...

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<a href="/store/books/spring-2016-catalog/us-naval-institute-marine-corps-aviation">The U.S. Naval Institute on Marine Corps Aviation</a>

by Thomas J. Cutler

The U.S. Naval Institute Chronicles series focuses on the relevance of history by exploring topics like significant battles, personalities, and...

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<a href="/store/books/aviation/unseen-war">THE UNSEEN WAR</a>

by Benjamin S. Lambeth

America’s second war against Iraq differed notably from its first. Operation Desert Storm was a limited effort by coalition forces to drive out...

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<a href="/store/books/spring-2016-catalog/war-begins">THE WAR BEGINS</a>

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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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/two-roads-war">TWO ROADS TO WAR</a>

by Robin Higham

Noted aviation historian Robin Higham has written this comparative study of the evolution of the French and British air arms from 1918 to 1940 to...

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<a href="/store/books/aviation/us-marine-corps-aviation-1912">U.S. MARINE CORPS AVIATION SINCE 1912</a>

by Peter B. Mersky

This heavily illustrated work is the only book to describe the entire history of the U.S. Marine Corps’ air arm. With hundreds of rare photographs,...

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<a href="/store/books/aviation/unflinching-zeal">UNFLINCHING ZEAL</a>

by Robin Higham

This consequential work by a pioneer aviation historian fills a significant lacuna in the story of the defeat of France in May-June 1940 and more...

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UNMANNED COMBAT AIR SYSTEMS

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by Norman Friedman

The U.S. Navy’s Unmanned Combat Air System aircraft currently in development will transform naval aviation, extending its reach while dramatically...

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<a href="/store/books/aviation/whitey">WHITEY</a>

by Peter B. Mersky

Whitey is the first complete biography of one of the last surviving World War II U.S. Navy aces, and one of the Navy’s most respected officers of any...

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