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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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by Andrew C. A. Jampoler

In the tradition of great tales of men against the sea, Adak offers a compelling look at courage and commitment in the face of certain tragedy. Alfa...

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CHINA CLIPPER

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by Robert Gandt

When the China Clipper shattered aviation records on its maiden six-day flight from California to the Orient in 1935, the flying boat became an...

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DAUNTLESS DIVE BOMBER OF WORLD WAR TWO

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by Barrett Tillman

Popularly known as the Douglas Dauntless, the U.S. Navy's SBD dive bomber was well named. Though considered obsolete at the time of the attack on...

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TESTING DEATH

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by George J. Marrett

In 1969, after his return from Vietnam, George Marrett took a job as a test pilot at Hughes Aircraft. For twenty years, he tested the most...

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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/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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by George J. Marrett

In Contrails over the Mojave George Marrett takes off where Tom Wolfe’s The Right Stuff ended in 1963. Marrett started the Air Force Test Pilot...

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DR. SPACE

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by Bob Ward

Written by veteran aerospace journalist Bob Ward, who spent years investigating his subject, this biography presents a revealing but even-handed...

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FINDING AMELIA

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by Ric Gillespie

In the seventy years since the disappearance of Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan during a flight over the Central Pacific, their fate has...

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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/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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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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<a href="/store/books/aviation/yankee-station">ON YANKEE STATION</a>

by John B. Nichols

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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