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MANNY GOES TO WAR by Manuel Raber

A fascinating, self-published memoir of a young man from Western Canada who managed to survive the war in his own way...and an inherent ability to find trouble......The RCAF, POW experiences, the resistance, the Gestapo...and not so famous English pubs....A great read!

31biog014.....$29.95 (CDN)


Many Deaths of the Red Baron, The.....31-826.....$18.50


Maple Leaf Against the Axis.....31-475.....$21.95


Men Behind The Medals ... 31avi228.....$59.95


Merlin Power... 34man201.....$45.95


Messerschmitt Bf109 In West  ...31avi235.....$17.95


Metal Canvas -Aircraft Nose art (hc).....31-471.....$12.95


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MYNARSKI'S LANC

compiled and edited by Betty Page -The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

A tale of two famous Canadian Lancaster bombers...KB726 and FM213. The story of Andrew Mynarski's heroism that earned him a posthumous Victoria Cross and the original aircraft and crew he flew with as well as the story of the restoration of a postwar Lancaster into a flying tribute to Mynarski....Hamilton Warplane Heritage's VR-A, one of only two flyable Lancasters left in the world.

Hardcover...31-331.....$39.95 (CDN)


MILITARY JETS - DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT
Robert Jackson |Thunder Bay Press 

Fighter jets are a fascinating and extraordinary implementaion of air power, dogfighting and gaining air superiority to win battles. This book details the best and most iconic jets of the past 50 years, and how they changed the face of war. Beautiful illustrations, exceptional value

ISBN-13: 9781571459916 | Hardcover | 256 pp
ISBN-10: 157145991X | 9x12 | Color.....$11.95

Naked Pilot... 31avi313.....$34.95


Naval Air War ... 31avi208.....$37.00


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THE NEW ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AIRCRAFT

Edited by David Mondey, revised and updated by Mchael Taylor

(2000) Quantum Publishing 

Beautifully illustrated with over 100photos...from the beginnings to the present day

31avi507.....$37.95 (CDN)


  NICKELS AND NIGHTINGALES  by Jack Watt

 Written by a decorated Canadian air force hero, this is a compelling recollection of how one young man successfully beat the odds of war. 

38biog005.....$17.95 (CDN)


NICHOLAS TRUDGIAN - Air Combat Legends Vol 1.....31-758.....$34.95


No Moon Tonight.....31-089.....$15.95



 


Not In The Face of the Enemy - by Hugh Halliday.....31-824.....25.95


OF LUCK AND WAR

by Les Morrison
From Squeegee Kid to Bomber Pilot in World War II

38biog008.....$19.95 (CDN)


"ON GLORIOUS WINGS" edited and introduced by Stephen Coonts

Tom Doherty Associates, hardcover, 463 pages ISBN 0-312-87724-2

The best flying stories of the century.....23 in all.

original price.....$38.95.....our price.....$7.29 (33-096)


On Great White Wings.....A beautiful coffee table books about the flights of the Wright Brothers

31-813.....$16.29


ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF WORLD MILITARY AIRCRAFT
Norman Polmar , Dana Bell |Naval Institute Press

Two well-known military historians have selected the 100 most significant military aircraft for this centennial tribute of the 1903 flight at Kitty Hawk. This book provides an informative and fast-moving tour through military aviation development, with fascinating facts, aviation firsts and many black and white photographs.

ISBN-13: 9781591146865 | Hardcover | 426 pp
ISBN-10: 1591146860 | 7x10 | Black and White

ON THE EDGE

by Robert G. Brown

Fighter pilots of World War Two had operational flight ceilings of at least 20,000 feet. For Flight Lieutenant Robert G. Brown, this ceiling was limited to 4,000 feet, though he often flew under hydro wires and just over farmers' fences. Flight Lieutenant Brown was not just a flyer, he was a flying man's flyer. Whether piloting his P51 Mustang in photo reconnaissance or close ground support missions, his calm at the controls of an aeroplane earned him a reputation and distinction as one of the best of his time.

38-009.....$19.95 (CDN)


   ONE OF THE MANY

 

by Russell McKay

Documenting the life and times of the all-Canadian 420 Squadron during WWII. 

38biog010.....$17.95(CDN)


ORDINARY HEROES

by John Gardam OMM, CD, BA

More than forty stories of Canadian men and women in WWII, revealing gallantry, courage and perseverance.

38biog011.....$17.95 (CDN)


 P61 Black Widow Units  ...31avi239.....$22.95


PAPA X-RAY by Jim Lang......31avi261......$12.00


 Pictorial History Of The Luftwaffe ... 31avi207.....$40.00


Portraits of Combat -by James Deitz....31-762.....$21.95


Power ... 31avi451.....$34.95


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"PRAIRIE WINGS" 

by David J. Carter

The complete illustrated history of Royal Air Force Training Base # 34 Training School....part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Pan based in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada.

softcover,Eagle Butte press, 198pages

31avi293.....$35.00


Progressive Flying ... 31avi310.....$48.00


Pushing The Envelope ... 31avi330.....$34.95


“RAF BOMBER COMMAND IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR” by Denis Richards

The hardest victory…required reading by anyone interested in the subject (31avi723)

Original price….$18.99…..our price……$9.95


 Raf Hendon Ns Stock .....31avi160..... $31.00


Rear Gunner Pathfinders.....31avi180........ $13.50


“Red Arrows” by Tony Cunnane, photos by Chris Bennett – A year in the life of Britain’s extraordinary aerobatic jet team (33avi716)

original price $37.00(CDN) or 14.99 pounds….our price $17.95 (CDN)


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"RICHTHOFEN-beyond the legend of the Red Baron" by Peter Kilduff

Knight of the sky......or cold blooded killer?....An engrossing, insightful in-depth biography of WW1's greatest ace.

Brockhampton Press, 1994, Hardcover, 256 pages...original price.....£20.

31-279

OUR PRICE.....$19.95 (CDN)


 Royal Air Force Of W.W.II In Color ... 31avi195.....$45.00


Salford Lancaster .....31avi162... $25.00


Sbd Dauntless... 34man063.....$14.95


Secret Squadrons of the eighth .....31avi166..... $35.00 


Secret Years: the Boscombe Down Story... ...31avi217.....$69.95



Sigh For  A Merlin (softcover).....31avi082.....Sold out


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SIXTY YEARS... the RCAF and CF Air Command 1924-1984

Larry Milberry

This magnificent classic is still the flagship of Canadian Aviation books...an all-in-one air force info source.800+ photos and colour profiles. 480 pages.

Hardcover  .....31avi458......$49.95 (CDN)

 


Sky Spy...31avi312.....$34.95


Smoke Trails In The Sky... 31avi150.....$43.00


Soldier, The B24 Liberator - Living History Series..... 31avi155.....$19.00


Sounds From Another Room ..... 31avi110.....$52.00


SPITFIRE - Flying Legend , by John Dobbs & Tony Holmes

Osprey Aviation, paperback, 192 pages

Beautiful oversized paperback book on glossy paper, lavishly illustrated with hundreds of photos, most in colour.

31-473.....$29.95


 


Spitfire Offensive.....31avi215.....$40.00


Spitfire On My Tail .....31-081.....$44.95


Spitfires Over Sicily.....31-269.....$44.95


Spitfire RCW ... 31avi309.....$19.95


Spitfire Test Pilot's Story  31avi152.....$25.95


 Spitfires, Thunderbolts And Warm Beer... 31avi077.....$30.00


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"THE SPLENDID HUNDRED" by Arthur Bishop

The true story of the Canadians who flew in the Greatest aerial battle in history....The Battle of Britain.

McGraw-Hill, 1994, softcover, 169 pages.....original price......$19.95

31avi280

OUR PRICE.....$9.95 (CDN)


“STAR DUST FALLING” by Jay Rayner, Penguin, 261 pages, hardcover

The story of the plane that vanished…the Lancastrian of BSAA that vanished in the Andes in 1947, leaving a great unsolved mystery.

31avi736…..Originally published at….$34.00…..our price…..$5.95


Story Of 609 Squadron :under The White Rose ... 31avi050.....$42.00


Straight And Level ... 31avi214.....$45.00


THE SURLY BONDS OF EARTH
by Paul Douglas Scanlan
A gripping story of a Canadian bomber crew during WWII.....31avi480.....$12.95 (CDN)


Swordfish Special.....31-318.....$18.95


Tail Gunner.....31-245.....$49.95


Tails of Flame.....31-249.....$5.99


Target Dresden ..... 31avi080.....$35.00


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TERROR IN THE STARBOARD SEAT

by Dave McIntosh

Terrifying, hilarious and bittersweet...the author's true experiences during 41 trips on a Mosquito with 418 squadron.

Hardcover...31avi251....$22.95 (CDN)


Test Pilot ... 31avi202.....$24.00


Their Finest Hour - by Winston Churchill  - The story of the Battle of Britain (pb).....31-818.....$12.49


THROUGH FOOTLESS HALLS OF AIR by Floyd Williston

Stories of a Few of the Many Who Failed to Return 

Exciting stories of six Atlantic Canada airmen who failed to return from aerial operations during the Second World War, with a foreword by Air Vice-Marshall J.E. "Johnnie" Johnson.

38biog012.....$29.95


To Hell And Back ... 31avi227.....$45.95


Top Secret Bird ... 31avi179.....$40.00


"TUMULT IN THE CLOUDS" by James Goodson

New American Library, paperback, 233 pages ISBN 0-451-21198-7

Classic account of an American in the RAF

Our price.....$6.29 (33-099)


Twelve Days In May ... 31avi046.....$48.00


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TYPHOON & TEMPEST...the Canadian Story

by Hugh A. Halliday

This book chronicles, in great detail, the very important, but often overlooked Canadian contribution on these awesome aircraft. Over 300 photos.

Hardcover...31avi124.....$35. (CDN)


 Uncommon Valour ... 31avi038.....$12.00


Under The Red Star... 31avi172.....$48.00


 Us Military Aircraft Designation & Serials... 31avi241.....$31.95


Unsung Heroes of the Royal Canadian Air Force.....31-738.....$9.95


Valiant Wings... 31avi112.....$35.00


Vital Guide to Fighting Aircraft Of WW II ... 31avi118.....$25.00


Viscount, Comet & Concorde.....31-724.....$36.95


Warburtons War ... 31avi042.....$35.00


A Walk In The Valley -by R. Kensett.....31-411.....$19.95


WAR IN THE AIR 1914-45
Williamson Murray |Cassell 

A concise but comprehensive illustrated history of military aviation from the beginning of the First World War to the defeat of the Germans and the Japanese in 1945. The emphasis of this book is on air war: the fighting of air battles and the contribution that air power made to ground and naval campaigns. Complete with illustrations, photographs, and detailed maps. 

Hardcover |224 pp | ISBN:1552781062 
8x11 |Color|

31-745.....0ur price....$19.95


Wartime Log Remembrance ... 31avi168.....$45.95


 Wildcat ... 31avi199.....$44.95


William Avery "Billy" Bishop.....31-836.....$28.95


THE WING AND THE ARROW   (FICTION)
Murray N. Morse
It's the beginning of the Cold War - a new and threatening power is emerging in the Soviet Union which escalates the pace in the race for the skies. This contest will pit East against West, friend against friend, and the US Wing against the Canadian Arrow.

31avi481.....$17.95 (CDN)


Wing Leader -by Johnny Johnson.....31-253.....$22.95


Wings For Victory
Spencer Dunmore / McClelland & Stewart

At its peak, Canada's British Commonwealth Air Training Plan was graduating over 3000 aircrew a month from over 100 schools across Canada. This is the compelling record of the huge mobilization of personnel and resources required to get the plan off the ground and make it work. Above all it is the story of the unskilled young men who came to be counted among the best-trained airmen in the world, who were Canada's principal contribution to victory in World War II.

31avi508........Originally issued at $22.99.....

OUR PRICE....$7.95(CDN)


Wings Of Chance ... 31avi121.....$30.00


"WINGS of MORNING" by Thomas Childers

Perseus Books, paperback, 273 pages ISBN 0-201-40722-1

The story of the last American bomber shot down in WW2.

Original price $25.95.....our price.....$7.49 (33-098)


Wings Over Lincolnshire ... 31avi169.....$18.00


With Naval Wings (Naval Aviation)... 31avi127.....$35.00


Words On The Wing.....31avi057.....$16.00


World War  II Fighting Jets ... 31avi131.....$43.00


“The World’s Greatest Aircraft” by Christopher Chant –250 of the finest to ever fly (31avi718)

Originally published at £25 …….our price $29.95 (CDN)


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"WORLD WAR TWO- an airman remembers"

John Patterson

Mostly from his own journal....the story of one man's war in Bomber Command, first as a navigator on Lancasters, then as a pathfnder on Mosquitos.

softcover, General Store Publishing House, 157 pages

38biog13....$19.95

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