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Product Description: The Fw 200 Condor first made an appearance over Norway in April 1940, flying with the unit that eventually become synonymous with it: Kampfgeschwader 40. As the war in the west progressed and German forces advanced, French airfields opened up, allowing the Condor to fly around the United Kingdom and out into the Atlantic, where it rapidly established itself as one of the key menaces to Allied shipping...read more
By Chris Davey (illustrator)

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9781472812674 | Osprey Pub Co, August 23, 2016, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: The Fw 200 Condor first made an appearance over Norway in April 1940, flying with the unit that eventually become synonymous with it: Kampfgeschwader 40.

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Product Description: By the time the Korean War erupted, the F-51 Mustang was seen as obsolete, but that view quickly changed when the USAF rushed 145 of them to the theatre in late 1950. They had the endurance to attack targets in Korea from bases in Japan, where the modern F-86 fighters and other jets did not...read more
By Chris Davey (illustrator)

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9781472808660 | Osprey Pub Co, December 22, 2015, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: By the time the Korean War erupted, the F-51 Mustang was seen as obsolete, but that view quickly changed when the USAF rushed 145 of them to the theatre in late 1950.

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Product Description: Perhaps the most seaworthy flying boat ever built, the elegant, tri-motor Dornier Do 24 served with both the Allied and Axis forces in very different parts of the globe during World War II, garnering an excellent reputation along the way This study uses archival records, first-hand accounts and revealing photographs to illuminate the combat career of this remarkable aircraft for the first time in English...read more
By Chris Davey (illustrator)

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9781472805706 | Osprey Pub Co, July 21, 2015, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Perhaps the most seaworthy flying boat ever built, the elegant, tri-motor Dornier Do 24 served with both the Allied and Axis forces in very different parts of the globe during World War II, garnering an excellent reputation along the way This study uses archival records, first-hand accounts and revealing photographs to illuminate the combat career of this remarkable aircraft for the first time in English.

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Product Description: The ace pilots of the Republic of China Air Force have long been shrouded in mystery and obscurity, as their retreat to Taiwan in 1949 and a blanket martial law made records of the RoCAF all but impossible to access. Now, for the first time, the colorful story of these aces can finally be told...read more
By Chris Davey (illustrator)

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9781472805614 | Osprey Pub Co, May 19, 2015, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The ace pilots of the Republic of China Air Force have long been shrouded in mystery and obscurity, as their retreat to Taiwan in 1949 and a blanket martial law made records of the RoCAF all but impossible to access.

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Product Description: Entering service with the Dutch air force from early 1938, the aircraft was also built under license in Denmark and Finland. Production was also scheduled to commence in Spain too but Nationalist forces overran the factory before this commenced...read more

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9781780960623 | Osprey Pub Co, April 23, 2013, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Entering service with the Dutch air force from early 1938, the aircraft was also built under license in Denmark and Finland.

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Product Description: The RAF's first Cold War strategic bomber, the Vickers Valiant, was procured as an insurance measure in case either the Vulcan or Victor was found to have a serious flaw. The Valiant was the equivalent of the US B-47 Stratojet, and it blazed the trail for the British airborne nuclear deterrent as the aircraft enjoyed a far more active service career than later V-bombers...read more

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9781849087537 | Osprey Pub Co, August 21, 2012, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The RAF's first Cold War strategic bomber, the Vickers Valiant, was procured as an insurance measure in case either the Vulcan or Victor was found to have a serious flaw.

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Product Description: When the 82nd Fighter Group was organised in March 1942, most of its initial pilot cadre was comprised of newly graduated staff sergeant pilots of Class 42-C - enlisted men! They learned to fly the P-38 at Muroc, in California's Mojave Desert, and then moved to the Los Angeles area to continue their training and to serve as part of its air defence...read more
By Steve Blake and Chris Davey (illustrator)

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9781849087438 | Osprey Pub Co, July 24, 2012, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: When the 82nd Fighter Group was organised in March 1942, most of its initial pilot cadre was comprised of newly graduated staff sergeant pilots of Class 42-C - enlisted men!

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Product Description: The World War 1 concept of the two-seat fighter persisted during the interwar period, with the RAF's biplane Demons being replaced by the twin-engined Blenheim IF - a fighter derivative of the light bomber then in service. By the start of World War 2 four regular and three Auxiliary squadrons of Fighter Command flew them, although very soon over a dozen more received them, albeit some used the Blenheim as interim equipment...read more

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9781849086660 | Osprey Pub Co, June 19, 2012, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The World War 1 concept of the two-seat fighter persisted during the interwar period, with the RAF's biplane Demons being replaced by the twin-engined Blenheim IF - a fighter derivative of the light bomber then in service.

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Product Description: The P-47 Thunderbolt, originally designed as a high-altitude interceptor, became the principle US fighter-bomber of World War 2. First adapted to the ground attack role by units of the Twelfth Air Force in early 1944, the strength and durability of the P-47 airframe, along with its massive size, earned it the nickname 'Juggernaut', which was quickly shortened to 'Jug' throughout the MTO and ETO...read more

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9781849086721 | Osprey Pub Co, February 21, 2012, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The P-47 Thunderbolt, originally designed as a high-altitude interceptor, became the principle US fighter-bomber of World War 2.

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Product Description: Most famous for the dambusting raid in the darkest days of the Second World War, the No 617 Sqn were a vastly experienced crew, yet little has been written about the unit's later operations. Formed in 1943 and trained to learn new and unused bombing techniques, the squadron pioneered various experimental weapons throughout the entirety of the war, using both Mosquitoes and Mustangs in addition to standard and non-standard Lancasters...read more
By Alex Bateman and Chris Davey (illustrator)

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9781846034299 | Osprey Pub Co, October 20, 2009, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Most famous for the dambusting raid in the darkest days of the Second World War, the No 617 Sqn were a vastly experienced crew, yet little has been written about the unit's later operations.

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Product Description: The Japanese Army Air Force's invasion of Burma during 1941-42 was at first a huge success against the RAF who struggled to support the Chindit expedition on the ground. Yet the arrival of the Spitfire was to change the fortunes of the RAF and the outcome of the battle...read more
By Chris Davey (illustrator)

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9781846034220 | Osprey Pub Co, June 23, 2009, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The Japanese Army Air Force's invasion of Burma during 1941-42 was at first a huge success against the RAF who struggled to support the Chindit expedition on the ground.

By Andrew Brookes and Chris Davey (illustrator)

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9781846032974 | Osprey Pub Co, January 20, 2009, cover price $22.95

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Product Description: Even before the first operational flight of the legendary Lockheed U-2 spy plane, aircraft design genius Kelly Johnson began work with his team at the company's "Skunk Works" plant on the type's replacement. The result was the SR-71...read more
By Paul F. Crickmore and Chris Davey (illustrator)

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9781846033193 | Osprey Pub Co, November 18, 2008, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Even before the first operational flight of the legendary Lockheed U-2 spy plane, aircraft design genius Kelly Johnson began work with his team at the company's "Skunk Works" plant on the type's replacement.

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Product Description: Formed around a nucleus of pilots already seasoned by their experience as volunteers in the RAF's Eagle Squadrons, the 4th Fighter Group was established in England in October 1942. Initially flying Spitfires, the Debden Eagles went on to fly the P-47 and P-51, becoming in July 1943, the first Eighth Air Force fighter group to penetrate German air space...read more
By Chris Davey (illustrator)

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9781846033216 | Osprey Pub Co, November 18, 2008, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Formed around a nucleus of pilots already seasoned by their experience as volunteers in the RAF's Eagle Squadrons, the 4th Fighter Group was established in England in October 1942.

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Product Description: The Americans lagged behind their European contemporaries in military aviation in the late 1930s, and it took the Battle of Britain to awaken an isolated America to the necessity of having aircraft that could defend targets against nighttime attack by bomber aircraft...read more
By Chris Davey (illustrator) and Warren Thompson

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9781846033063 | Osprey Pub Co, September 23, 2008, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The Americans lagged behind their European contemporaries in military aviation in the late 1930s, and it took the Battle of Britain to awaken an isolated America to the necessity of having aircraft that could defend targets against nighttime attack by bomber aircraft.

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Product Description: The Mosquito developed into one of the most versatile aircraft of World War 2, entering service with Fighter Command in early 1942. The 'Mossie' was soon defending raids on Britain's Cathedral cities and became an integral part of the country's night defences...read more
By Chris Davey (illustrator) and Andrew Thomas

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9781841768786 | Osprey Pub Co, October 11, 2005, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The Mosquito developed into one of the most versatile aircraft of World War 2, entering service with Fighter Command in early 1942.

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Product Description: Praised for its conversational tone, analytical framework, and succinct writing style, Power and Choice remains a best-selling introductory Political Science text from which student like to read and professors like to teach. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Chris Davey (illustrator)

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9780072322521, titled "Power and Choice: An Introduction to Political Science" | 7th edition (McGraw-Hill, June 1, 2000), cover price $34.75 | also contains Power and Choice: An Introduction to Political Science | About this edition: Praised for its conversational tone, analytical framework, and succinct writing style, Power and Choice remains a best-selling introductory Political Science text from which student like to read and professors like to teach.

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Product Description: Of the primary fighter types used by the USA in the European Theatre of Operations in World War II, the P-51 Mustang became the principle escort for heavy bombers. There were over 1,700 in service by the end of hostilities, the majority with the 14 fighter groups of the Eighth Air Force, and it is the decor of these units' Mustangs with which this book is primarily concerned...read more
By Chris Davey (illustrator) and Roger Freeman

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9781903223192 | Classic Pubns, November 15, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Of the primary fighter types used by the USA in the European Theatre of Operations in World War II, the P-51 Mustang became the principle escort for heavy bombers.

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Details the role played by the Wildcat, Hellcat and Corsair in Ameria's World War II aerial operations.

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9781841767352 | Osprey Pub Co, December 1, 2002, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Details the role played by the Wildcat, Hellcat and Corsair in Ameria's World War II aerial operations.

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Product Description: By the autumn of 1915 the airmen of the Royal Flying Corps are struggling to perform their task in support of the men in the trenches, against the threat of the deadly new Fokker eindekker monoplanes. Increasingly well organised, the German Air Service is inflicting terrible casualties in what becomes known as the Fokker Scourge...read more

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9780967605043 | Lucky Pr, May 30, 2002, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: By the autumn of 1915 the airmen of the Royal Flying Corps are struggling to perform their task in support of the men in the trenches, against the threat of the deadly new Fokker eindekker monoplanes.

By Chris Davey (illustrator) and William N. Hess

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9781841763156 | Osprey Pub Co, April 1, 2002, cover price $25.95

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Product Description: The adventures of Will Turner from the dawn of aviation to modern times. Part One brings Will into the center of World War I.

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9780967605036 | Lucky Pr, May 30, 2001, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The adventures of Will Turner from the dawn of aviation to modern times.

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