WWII Books

  • German Aircraft and Armament - Intelligence Bulletin - 1944

    SKU: 21-PILOT-57

     Informational Intelligence Summary No. 44-32.  Washington D.C., Office of the Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Intelligence, October 1944. 130pp, illus, 8x10.5", wrps, facing page format with photos on left and extensive technical data on the right.  Good; some light pencil annotations on the back cover and a nicely-done bear pen-and-ink on back free page.  A very rare intelligence publication. 

    Price: $185.00
  • 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
  • B-17 Personal History - signed

    SKU: 21-B-13

     Schaefer, Art.  In Like Flynn - My Mission Diary.  Privately printed, 2003.  167pp, illus, 8.5x11", color card covers, wrps.  Personal story of a B-17 navigator, 549th Sq, 385th Bomb Gp.  Signed on title page.  Very good. SOLD

    Price: $0.00
  • 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
  • "Snopers & How to Blast 'Em" - 1943

    SKU: 21-PILOT-9

     Fixed Gunnery and Combat Tactics Series No.5.  Training Division, Bureau of Aeronautics, United States Navy 1943.  8x10", 20pp, illus with cartoons, 2-hole punched left margin, single staple, marked "CONFIDENTIAL" .  Various sections cover how to attack and destroy single reconnaisance aircraft of the Japanese and Germans. Generally good+, covers loose at the staple, some minor edge bumps.  A seldom seen publication for WWII fighter pilots.  SOLD

    Price: $0.00