WWII Books

  • P-51 Mustang Famous Aircraft Series

    SKU: 21-PILOT-58

     Morgan, Len.  The P-51 Mustang - Famous Aircraft Series. Blue Ridge Summit, PA, TAB BOOKS, First Edition, 4th Printing, 1963.  500pp, illus, wrps, 8.5x11".  Includes 93pp (four to a page) reproduction of the original P-51 Pilot Training Manual.  Very good.  An essential book for the Mustang lover.

    Price: $12.00
  • WWII USAAF Electric Heated Clothing Instructions - circa 1944

    SKU: 21-UN-17

     Seldom seen tri-fold instruction sheet (5.5x9.5" closed, 16.5x9.5" open) printed both sides for the set of Electrically Heated Clothing, Army Air Forces Type F-3A. Opens with an illustration of the full set of components, then a listing of items, steps in preparing for flight, how to operate, warning to navigators and instructions for mounting adapter plugs. Included is a paper label which was inserted in the package containing the "Trousers; Flying, Electric".  This flight clothing set is very rare but if you happen to be lucky enough to have it in your collection, you really need this instruction sheet posted along side!  Very good condition.

    Price: $35.00
  • Army Song Book - 1941

    SKU: 21-B-36

     Compiled by the Adjutant General's Office in collaboration with the Library of Congress and published by order of the Secretary of War. 68pp, lyrics only, 4.5x6", cartoon cover, wrps.  Good

    Price: $18.00
  • 6th Air Force Veterans - Vol 1, No.1 of The Caribbean Breeze - 1994

    SKU: 21-MAG-67

     Inaugural newsletter published at Antique Airfield, Ottumwa, Iowa.  20pp, illus, 8.5x11".  Very good; mailed and returned.  The 6th Air Force was constituted in 1940 and was assigned in the defense of the Panama Canal.  This newsletter has reprints of articles from the begining of the 6th.

    Price: $18.00
  • Mackey - Simplified Instrument Flying - 1941

    SKU: 21-B-34

     Mackey, Lt. Joseph C.  Simplified Instrument Flying.  Athens, Ohio; The Aircraft Directory; 1941. 72pp, illus, 5x7", stiff card covers.  Excellent.  Joe Mackey was a famous air race/air show pilot; he is pictured on the title page.  

    Price: $25.00
  • Wings for Transportation - 1941

    SKU: 21-B-19

     Wright, Theodore P.  Wings for Transportation (Recent Developments in Air Transportation Equipment).  Washington, GPO, 1942.  22pp + 14 photo plates, 6x9.5", wrps, stapled, uncut.  Reprint from Smithsonian Report for 1941.  Author is VP and Dir of Engr for Curtiss-Wright Corp.  Excellent.

    Price: $20.00
  • Trans-Arctic Aviation - 1944

    SKU: 21-B-10

    Plischke, LtJG Elmer USNR. TRANS-ARCTIC AVIATION.  Washington, Smithsonian Institution, 1944. 12pp, uncut, table of flying distances.  Reprint from the Smithsonian Report 1944.  Very good.

    Price: $12.00
  • Flying Cadet - May 1944

    SKU: 21-MAG-46

     Flying Cadet.  Chicago, Flying Cadet Publ Co., 1944.  50pp, illus, 7.5x10.5".  Rather like a comic book format, articles about aircraft, bombs, Flying Tigers, paratroops, etc.  Excellent condition.

    Price: $18.00
  • "Tactics and Technique of Air Fighting" - 1940

    SKU: 21-PILOT-11

     Air Corps Field Manual (FM) 1-15.  Washington DC, US GPO, 73pp, one foldout, 4.5x7.5".  Excellent. (2)

    Price: $20.00
  • Pearl Harbor History/Tour Booklet - 1966

    SKU: 20-B-33

     Agard, Louis Ka-ne II.  Pacific Pearl Epic (Peril).  Privately Printed, 1966.  32pp, illus, 8.5x5.25", wrps.  History of the Pearl Harbor attack as told by a witness who was a teenager at the time.  Page for notes at the back along with a place to log in your Pearl Harbor tour; likely this booklet was offered as part of a tour.  Excellent, unused.

    Price: $15.00