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9781472819390 | Osprey Pub Co, April 18, 2017, cover price $12.00

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By Jim Laurier (illustrator)

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9781472818744, titled "Nakajima B5n ‘kate’ and B6n Jill Units" | Osprey Pub Co, April 18, 2017, cover price $23.00

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9781472808400 | Osprey Pub Co, March 21, 2017, cover price $23.00

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By Jim Laurier (illustrator)

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9781472818713 | Osprey Pub Co, February 21, 2017, cover price $23.00

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By Jim Laurier (illustrator)

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9781472816870 | Osprey Pub Co, February 21, 2017, cover price $24.00

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Product Description: This book and DVD set provides a fascinating account of the epic conflict on land, sea and air, from the darkest days of the war to the spectacular sea battles that broke the Japanese advance and the struggle to liberate Asia and the Pacific which followed...read more

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9780993181320 | Har/dvd edition (Upfront Entertainment, February 1, 2017), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This book and DVD set provides a fascinating account of the epic conflict on land, sea and air, from the darkest days of the war to the spectacular sea battles that broke the Japanese advance and the struggle to liberate Asia and the Pacific which followed.

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Product Description: In 1935, the intent of the Army Air Corps was to build a potential intercontinental bomber, a “Guardian of the Hemisphere”; they granted Donald Douglas a contract to build the world’s largest bomber. Over the past 75 years, there have only been a few magazine articles on the gigantic Douglas XB-19 bomber, usually showing it in photos dwarfing the aircraft around it...read more

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9780764352324 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, January 28, 2017, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In 1935, the intent of the Army Air Corps was to build a potential intercontinental bomber, a “Guardian of the Hemisphere”; they granted Donald Douglas a contract to build the world’s largest bomber.

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Traces the pivotal achievements of the elite female science recruits at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where in the mid-20th century they transformed rocket design and enabled the creations of the first American satellites. (technology).

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9781410491374 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, August 10, 2016), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: Traces the pivotal achievements of the elite female science recruits at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where in the mid-20th century they transformed rocket design and enabled the creations of the first American satellites.
9780316338929 | Little Brown & Co, April 5, 2016, cover price $27.00

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9780316338905 | Back Bay Books, January 17, 2017, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: The RAF's rugged twin-rotor Chinook support helicopter has been involved in most of the UK's military operations stretching back to the Falklands Conflict, Northern Ireland and in both Gulf Wars, to peacekeeping in Bosnia, operations in Kosovo, the evacuation of Sierra Leone, and most recently its high profile missions in Afghanistan...read more

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9780857334015 | Haynes Pubns, January 15, 2016, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: The RAF's rugged twin-rotor Chinook support helicopter has been involved in most of the UK's military operations stretching back to the Falklands Conflict, Northern Ireland and in both Gulf Wars, to peacekeeping in Bosnia, operations in Kosovo, the evacuation of Sierra Leone, and most recently its high profile missions in Afghanistan.

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Product Description: Less than five years after naval aviation led the forces that defeated Imperial Japan that very organization was in serious trouble. The force had been drastically reduced and, despite the Korean War, growing sentiment supported by no less than the chairman of the Joint Chiefs argued that the new Air Force could do anything naval aviation might be required to do...read more

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9781682470053 | Naval Inst Pr, January 15, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Less than five years after naval aviation led the forces that defeated Imperial Japan that very organization was in serious trouble.

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Product Description: A comprehensive history with descriptions of the world's most significant aircraft employed as "eyes in the sky."For as long as there has been sustained heavier-than-air human flight, airplanes have been used to gather information about our adversaries...read more

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9780760350317 | Voyageur Pr, December 20, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A comprehensive history with descriptions of the world's most significant aircraft employed as "eyes in the sky.

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Product Description: The stories behind more than 50 secret projects undertaken by the famed Lockheed Martin Skunk Works on behalf of the US Armed Forces, DARPA, and the CIA - all illustrated with official Skunk Works photography and commissioned artworks...read more

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9780760350324 | Voyageur Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The stories behind more than 50 secret projects undertaken by the famed Lockheed Martin Skunk Works on behalf of the US Armed Forces, DARPA, and the CIA - all illustrated with official Skunk Works photography and commissioned artworks.

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Describes the childhood, military training, and post-war civilian life of African American pilot Alexander Jefferson, who was gunned down by Germans in 1944, survived for months in prison camps, and was freed by American forces.

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9780823274383 | Revised edition (Fordham Univ Pr, December 1, 2016), cover price $29.95
9780823223664 | Fordham Univ Pr, July 30, 2005, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Describes the childhood, military training, and post-war civilian life of African American pilot Alexander Jefferson, who was gunned down by Germans in 1944, survived for months in prison camps, and was freed by American forces.

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By Mark Postlethwaite (illustrator)

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9781472814548 | Osprey Pub Co, November 22, 2016, cover price $23.00

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Product Description: With the Third Reich on the brink of defeat, Hitler's instructions to his designers were clear. He wanted a Volksjäger--a People's Fighter that was quick to produce and used minimal quantities of strategic materials. Heinkel rose to the challenge with the He 162, a fighter constructed of wood and metal that was designed, built, and flown in the staggeringly short time of ten weeks...read more
By Mark Postlethwaite (illustrator)

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9781472814579, titled "He 162 Volksjäger Units" | Osprey Pub Co, November 22, 2016, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: With the Third Reich on the brink of defeat, Hitler's instructions to his designers were clear.

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Product Description: From the Gumman Hellcat and Boeing Flying Fortress to the Sopwith Camel, Mitsubishi Zero, and Ilyushin Sturmovik, Combat Aircraft presents the 40 most famous aircraft in history. These are the planes that had the greatest impact on the collective consciousness, and each one appears in 3-D renderings with detailed information...read more

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9788854410756 | White Star Editions, November 1, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: From the Gumman Hellcat and Boeing Flying Fortress to the Sopwith Camel, Mitsubishi Zero, and Ilyushin Sturmovik, Combat Aircraft presents the 40 most famous aircraft in history.

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Product Description: The Aces of World War I were knights of the sky, obeying an unwritten code of noblesse oblige. The romance of flight still clung to the Aces of World War II, Korea and Vietnam, but they had a different and more decisive mission. Less figures of chivalry now than their predecessors, they were hunters trying to survive in the jungle warfare of the skies, stoic heroes asking no quarter of the enemy and giving none as they scored the five aerial victories that made them a special breed...read more

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9781591146414 | Naval Inst Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The Aces of World War I were knights of the sky, obeying an unwritten code of noblesse oblige.

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Product Description: Plunge into the action, and marvel at ten of the best and best-known World War II fighter aircraft!There's no shortage of fantastic archival aviation photography from World War II. But photos from the period fall short in three major categories: the vast majority are black and white, most were composed under duress, and very few capture moments that have since entered the written record of aerial conflict...read more

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9780760349526 | Voyageur Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Plunge into the action, and marvel at ten of the best and best-known World War II fighter aircraft!

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Product Description: This book showcases a comprehensive catalog of restored WWII color Kodachrome slides. Many were taken during the heat of battle by individuals trying their hand at capturing moments of wartime service with little or no previous photographic experience...read more

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9780764351778 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, October 28, 2016, cover price $49.99 | About this edition: This book showcases a comprehensive catalog of restored WWII color Kodachrome slides.

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Product Description: From the authors of the New York Times bestselling The Heart of Everything That Is and Halsey’s Typhoon comes the dramatic, untold story of a daredevil bomber pilot and his misfit crew who fly their lone B-17 into the teeth of the Japanese Empire in 1943, engage in the longest dogfight in history, and change the momentum of the War in the Pacific—but not without making the ultimate sacrifice...read more

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9781476774855 | Simon & Schuster, October 25, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: From the authors of the New York Times bestselling The Heart of Everything That Is and Halsey’s Typhoon comes the dramatic, untold story of a daredevil bomber pilot and his misfit crew who fly their lone B-17 into the teeth of the Japanese Empire in 1943, engage in the longest dogfight in history, and change the momentum of the War in the Pacific—but not without making the ultimate sacrifice.

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9781508227250 | Unabridged edition (Simon & Schuster, October 25, 2016), cover price $29.99

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