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Mertens, Randy Closet Cases
Pilot Press, Kansas City, MO 1982 HB/DJ. VG/VG. Ex-Lib. 110 pages. Subtitled: "Aviation Failures that the Manufacturers Don't Like to Talk About". Covers many orphans like the Turboprop DC3, Bede BD-7, Twin Nooney, The P51 Mustang II and many more. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #BK96. *


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Hoyt, Edwin Closing the Circle
Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., NY 1982 HB/DJ. VG+/VG-. Ex-Lib. 236 pages. Covers the last 60 days of aviation action in the Pacific Theater in WWII. Small tape ghost on rear cover. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2406D. *


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Herron, Edward Cobra in the Sky
Crowell-Collier Press, NY 1968 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Printing So Stated. 201 pages. Subtitled, "The Supersonic Transport." The story of the SST, which seemed like such a great idea at the time. Book #AV1205. *


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Cowin, Hugh Combat Aircraft
Gallery Books NY 1984 HB/Pictorial Cover. Near Fine. 64 pages. A broad based general overview of misc. combat jet aircraft of the late 20th century. ISBN #0831768770. Book #AV1237. *


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Taylor, John (Editor) Combat Aircraft of the World
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, NY. 1969 HB/DJ. VG+/G+. 647 pages. Subtitled, "An authoritative guide to every combat aircraft in the world from 1909 to present." Covers all historical and operational combat aircraft up through the late 1960s. Book #AV1483. *


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Gunston, Bill Combat Arms Modern Attack Aircraft
Prentice-Hall, NY 1989 HB/Pictorial Cover. VG+. 78 pages. Offers a comprehensive survey of attack aircraft currently operational from air arms around the world. ISBN #0135890942. Book #AV1226. *


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Whitehouse, Arch Combat in the Sky
Duell, Sloan and Pearce, NY 1961 HB/DJ. VG/VG-. First Edition So Stated. 180 pages. Third in this author's series of air-war tales from the WWII era. Small previous owner's namet and the word "Duplicate" on flyleaf. Book #AV20. *

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Shamburger, Page and Christy, Joe Command the Horizon
Castle Books, NY 1968 HB/DJ. VG/VG. Ex-Lib. 335 pages. Nicely covers early aviation pioneers from the first biplanes up through the WWII era. Note: This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2949. *

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Shamburger, Page and Christy, Joe Command the Horizon
Castle Books, NY 1968 HB/DJ. VG/VG. Ex-Lib. 335 pages. Nicely covers early aviation pioneers from the first biplanes up through the WWII era. Note: This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2518. *

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Shamburger, Page and Christy, Joe Command the Horizon
Castle Books, NY 1968 HB/DJ. VG/VG. Ex-Lib. 335 pages. Nicely covers early aviation pioneers from the first biplanes up through the WWII era. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #BK97. *

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Rabinowitz, Harold Conquer the Sky: Great Moments in Aviation
MetroBooks (NY) 1996 HB/DJ. Very Good/Very Good. 208 pages. Covers nearly 100 years of famous aircraft and famous fliers in nice detail. ISBN #1567993818. Book #AV3076. *


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Koger, Fred Countdown! 35 Daylight Missions Against Nazi Germany
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, NC 1990 HB/DJ. VG/VG. Ex-Lib. 183 pages. Covers 35 of the most dangerous daylight bombing missions over Germany in WWII. With the original book donor's bookplate on flyleaf. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. ISBN #0945575173. Book #AV2041. *

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Heppenheimer, T. A. Countdown: A History of Space Flight
Wiley-Academy, UK 1997 HB/DJ. Very Good/Very Good. 398 pages. A good, well detailed history of space flight up through the turn of the century. ISBN #0471144398. Book #AV3004. *


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Straubel, James Crusade for Airpower
Aerospace Education Foundation, Washington, DC 1982 HB/DJ. VG+/VG. First Edition. 419 pages. Focuses on the post war aspects of the arms race for American air superiority during the 1950s and '60s. ISBN #0960849203. Book #AV1248. *


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Casey, Louis Curtiss The Hammondsport Era 1907 - 1915
Crown Publishers, New York, NY 1981 SB. VG+. First Edition. 237 pages. The definitive survey of Curtiss flying machines, as written by the former Curator of Aircraft for the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum. This is as good as it gets for an outstanding presentation of manufacturing history. ISBN #0517545659. Book #AV1323. *


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Davies, R.E.G. Delta
Paladwr Press, FL 1990 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. First Edition. Ex-Lib. 112 pages. Subtitled, "The Illustrated History of a Major U.S. Airline and the People Who Made It." A colorful history of all Delta aircraft up through the early 1990s. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. ISBN #0962648302. Book #AV2060. *


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Chinnery, Philip Desert Airforce
Airlife Publishing Ltd., UK 1989 HB/DJ. VG/VG. Unpaginated - approximately 160 pages. Offers a colorful look at the Davis Mottnthan Air Force Base in Arizona where obsolete US Military aircraft are sent for temporary storage and eventual scrapping. Nearly 80 aircraft types are photographed in nice detail. ISBN #1853100730. Book #BK156. *

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Chinnery, Philip Desert Boneyard Davis Monthan A.F.B. Arizona
Motorbooks International Osceola, WI 1987 SB. VG. Unpaginated, approximately 150 pages. A nice photo look at this famous aircraft dismantling center. Note: Previous owner's name written on the inside of the front cover and back cover. ISBN #0879382635. Book #AV2550. *


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De Gaulle, A. J. Noel Desperate Carnival
Frederick Muller Ltd., London, UK. 1955 HB/DJ. VG/G. Ex-Lib. 288 pages. A novel of Allied counter-espionage and intrique set against the backdrop of ferrying escaped prisoners of war and fallen airmen in WWII. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2122. *

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Gatland, Kenneth Development of the Guided Missile
Philosophical Library Inc., NY 1952 HB/NDJ. VG. Ex-Lib. 133 pages. One of the first ever references on the (then) new science of building and flying guided missles. Please Note: This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. Book #AV2804. *

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Green, Fitzhugh Dick Byrd Air Explorer
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, NY. 1930 HB/NDJ. G+/-. 282 pages. The biography of Polar explorer Richard Byrd and his expeditions to the North Pole. The word "Duplicate" is stamped on the front flyleaf and the number "10" has been written on the inside cover of this copy. Book #AV81. *


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Robinson, Anthony Dictionary of Aviation
Crescent Books, NY 1984 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. 304 pages. Subtitled, "An Illustrated History of the Airplane." A broad ranging general history of flight, most interesting for it's presentation of the sequence of aviation uses. Please note: there is a small remainder mark dot on the bottom page edges. ISBN #0517439379. Book #AV1138. *

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Smith, Peter C. Dive Bomber!
Naval Institute Press, MD 1982 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. Ex-Lib. 223 pages. The story of the specialized dive bombers used by all sides during WWII. This copy withdrawn from the USS Intrepid Research Library. ISBN #0870219308. Book #AV2087. *


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Jablonski, Edward Double Strike
Doubleday & Co. Inc, Garden City, NY. 1974 HB/DJ. VG+/VG. 271 pages. Subtitled: "The Epic Air Raids on Regensburg/Schweinfurt." An excellent reference for these specific missions. Book #AV2289. *

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Shores, Christopher F. Duel for the Sky
Doubleday 1985 HB/DJ. VG+/VG. Ex-Lib. 148 pages. Subtitled, "Fighter Planes and Fighting Pilots of World War II." Covers the exploits of the Desert Air Force and the Eagle Squadrons of the RAF. ISBN #0385199171. Book #AV2950. *

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