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Image for The Illustrated London News, Saturday, September [Sept.] 20, 1941 -  Titanic Struggle on the Russian Front

The Illustrated London News, Saturday, September [Sept.] 20, 1941 - Titanic Struggle on the Russian Front

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143H3389

Condition: Fair


32 pages. Features: Cover photo from deck of battleship "North Carolina" with guns firing; Two pages of photos from the Russian front include an armoured Russian train about to be blown up, a Soviet armoured car ablaze, German troops occupying the city of Dniepropetrovsk, a crippled panzer unit, terrified horses as shells explode nearby, large Soviet motorized gun, and bridge blown up by the Soviets on their retreat from Narva; photo of De Gaulle inspecting Free French troops in Surrey; Photo of Averill Harriman with Lord Beaverbrook, Mr. Eden and M. Maisky; Photo of rail crash wrecka... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, Saturday, September [Sept.] 20, 1941 -  Titanic Struggle on the Russian Front

The Illustrated London News, Saturday, September [Sept.] 20, 1941 - Titanic Struggle on the Russian Front

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143H3388

Condition: Fair


32 pages. Features: Cover photo from deck of battleship "North Carolina" with guns firing; Two pages of photos from the Russian front include an armoured Russian train about to be blown up, a Soviet armoured car ablaze, German troops occupying the city of Dniepropetrovsk, a crippled panzer unit, terrified horses as shells explode nearby, large Soviet motorized gun, and bridge blown up by the Soviets on their retreat from Narva; photo of De Gaulle inspecting Free French troops in Surrey; Photo of Averill Harriman with Lord Beaverbrook, Mr. Eden and M. Maisky; Photo of rail crash wrecka... View more info

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Ten Fighter Boys

By: Forbes, Wing Commander Athol & Allen, Squadron Leader Herbert (ed)

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 515H4230

ISBN: B000Q00LNU

Condition: Fair


B000Q00LNU 176 pages. Glossary of Slang. Black and white photographic plates. The Spitfire Squadron accounts of "ten pilots, most of whom have seen action in the Battle of Britain, and later, in the Battle of France. Three of the original authors are now dead - killed in action. God only knows how many will see the war through. No effort has been made to alter the phraseology. What you are about to read is as pilots would and did express themselves." - Introduction. Name and date inside front board. Library stamp upon front free endpaper. Above-average wear and soiling to lig... View more info

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A Mouse in My Pocket

By: Hedley Everard

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Picton, Ontario, Valley Floatplane Services: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 661H3435

ISBN: 0969333404

Condition: Good


0969333404 Signed, without inscription, by author beneath his frontispiece colour portrait. Affixed to dedication page is a handwritten note to prior owner on the letterhead of prominent Canadian aviation author Larry Milberry, who has signed it with his first name. xiv, 408 pages. Maps. Black and white reproductions of photos. "Provides an eagle's view of the battlefield struggles from Normandy to the Rhineland. Author is forced to parachute from his burning Spitfire inside Germany on Christmas day, 1944. Readers join this fighter pilot on active duty for almost four consecutive ye... View more info

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Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 9, Number 7, January 8-14, 1941

By: Hutchinson, Walter: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432C7904

Condition: Good


32 pages. Printed on glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Features: Newfoundland's part in the fight - photos of Lord Cranborne with the troops; Photo of the King and Queen presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross to Flying-Officer D.S.G. Honor; Illustrated article entitled "The Royal Air Force in 1940" - splendid work of the fighter and bomber commands and the anti-aircraft batteries; Photo of champion hurdler and Squadron Leader D.O. Finlay in front of his Spitfire; Photo of a Whitley bomber being prepared for another mission; A map d... View more info

Image for Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, April (Apr.) 1 1943, Vol. 56, No. 7 - Sir Alan Francis Brooke Cover Photo

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, April (Apr.) 1 1943, Vol. 56, No. 7 - Sir Alan Francis Brooke Cover Photo

By: Hutchison, Bruce; Ross, Mary Lowrey; Wilson K.R.; Findlay, D.K.; Smith, G.L.; Clare, John

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company, Limited: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2823

Condition: Good


56 pages. Cover photo portrait of Britain's WWII strategy-maker, Gen. Sir Alan Francis Brooke. Features: Pie in the Sky - Bruce Hutchison discusses claims of postwar prosperity made by politicians; Dishpan Daddies - men and dishwashing; Man With a Handshake - P.C. House Leader Gordon Graydon travels a lot and presses a lot of flesh; Destroyer Passage - tale of a bad storm during an Atlantic crossing; Milk - photo-illustrated article on this complex industry which is of vital importance to the nation's health and pocket book; Britain's Strategy-Maker - Alan Brooke; Gospel by Word of Hand - the... View more info

Airpower Magazine July, 1975 Volume 5 No. 4

By: Multiple Contributions

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Granada Hills, CA, USA, Sentry Books Inc.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23307640

Condition: Good


Features: Boeing's last fighter - the XF8B-1 - Exclusive plans and photos; Special - McCook Field; A Galaxy of One-of-a-kind Experimentals. Art: Boeing XF8B-1; Spitfire Mk IXB; Spitfire Mk VB View more info

Wings December 1980 Volume 10 No. 6

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Granada Hills, CA, USA, Sentry Books Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23307570

Condition: Very Good


Features: Special - Battle of Britain 40th Anniversary - Luftwaffe vs. RAF. Art: Vickers Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX; Heinkel He 111 H; Heinkel He 111 H; Hawker Hurricane Mk I View more info

Airforce - The Magazine of Canada's Aviation Community - Winter 1993, Volume 17 No 4

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Airforce: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23303748

Condition: Good


60 pages. Features include: Canada's Aerobatic Teams; Russians honor Commonwealth Airmen; Two Million Hours for the Hornet; The Grinch who stole Christmas - author was an air gunner on B-25 Mitchells during WWII; 4 wing farewell; Sucan Recce; A Rescue Remembered - Hurricane TF X; Behind the scenes at Abbotsford; The Flying Granleys'; Spitfire Wreckage Sparks Old Memories; '93 Annual Convention; Fighter Group Shows Flag in Europe; The Crash of Rescue 311; Alley Cats Prowl the Adriatic; Turning Point in Bomber Offensive - Fighters Rev Up (50 years ago); Radar - Canada's Hidden History; The Mess... View more info

Airforce - The Magazine of the Air Force Association of Canada: Volume 21 No 2 Summer 1997

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Air Force: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23303759

Condition: Good


60 pages. Features include: The Mysterious Flight of KN 563; To Burma & Beyond; After Armageddon - Rhine Valley Devastation; Night Approach to Lyneham; Frank, Pat and Me - by Jim Kirk; The Golden Air Tatt99 - A Gathering of Eagles - USAF 50 Years; Johannes Steinhoff's Request; Jerry Billing, Cliff Robertson and a Spitfire. Moderate wear. Solid copy. View more info

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Air Classics Quarterly Review, Vol. 5: Spring 1976 Through Winter 1976, Including 1976 Yearbook

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Challenge: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 759A4808

Condition: Good


Features: ACQR Scale Drawing Portfolio - Martin Seamaster, Cessna OE-2 Birddog, Northrop Snark, Cessna L-27A, Republic F-105 Thunderchief, Sikorsky Ilia Mouremetz D; Albatross B.I Series 23, Albatross B.I Series 22 (Knoller Wing); The Hawker Sea Fury; Greenham Common Air Tattoo; Strange WWII aircraft; USAF in Europe - today and tomorrow; RAF Mildenhall Open House; Diamond Jubilee Airfield; Tracking hurricanes in C-130 Hercules; Sopwith Z00 - a collection of scale drawings; Southend Air Museum; The Birth of Naval Aviation - the story of the first shipboard landing; RNAS Lee-on-Solent - visitin... View more info

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Air Enthusiast Magazine - Issues 16, 17 and 18 (1981-82) Bound in One Volume

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $249.95

Publisher: UK, Fine Scroll: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 759A4818

Condition: Fine


Features: The rise and fall of the VNAF - the rise and fall of the South Vietnamese Air Force, from 1951 to 1975; America's Spitfires - the USAAF was second only to the RAF as a major operator of the Supermarine Spitfire - a review of their operational history in American service; The RAF in Greece - 1940/41 - the fulfillment of Britain's treaty obligations; CW-21 - the St. Louis Lightweight - the story of the relatively unknown Curtiss-Wright CW-21 fighter in WWII; Sixes and Sevens - completing the story of the 4-engined Douglas transport family, begun in AE/15 - the DC-6 and DC-7; The Blenh... View more info

Image for Air Combat Magazine, Volumes 1 and 2, Plus 3 Special Editions from 1979, 1981 and 1982 - Privately Hardbound in One Book

Air Combat Magazine, Volumes 1 and 2, Plus 3 Special Editions from 1979, 1981 and 1982 - Privately Hardbound in One Book

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $249.95

Publisher: USA, Challenge: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 759A4820

Condition: Very Good


Features: Eddie Rickenbacker; The Square J; From Africa to China - Via P-40; Warplanes in Detail; F-15 Eagle; Tinian's B-29s; Spitfire Pilot; Navy's Colorful Jets; Modeling Military Aircraft; Biplanes against the red bear; The deadly D VII; Terro in the Yellow Peril; Ground Attack; Flying the CF-104 Starfighter; The Last Mustangs; An RCAF Crewman Looks back - H.D. (Cherry) Cherrington; Col. Tinker and the Bird-o-prey XIII; Warplanes in detail - the Bf 109G; Flying the Vampire; P-5... Last of the Big Boats; McDonnell's Parasite; Military markings of the world; Counter Invader; Return to Cornino... View more info

Image for Air Trails Military Aircraft Magazine (Four Issues) and Four Issues of AirSpace Model Magazine (Four Issues) 1969 Through 1972 Privately Bound in One Hardcover Volume

Air Trails Military Aircraft Magazine (Four Issues) and Four Issues of AirSpace Model Magazine (Four Issues) 1969 Through 1972 Privately Bound in One Hardcover Volume

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Conde Nast/OLR: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 749A4829

Condition: Very Good


Features: Fling-Wing Soliders and their Rotary-Wing Birds; New Designs for America's Military; The Mach 2 Aerial Militia; The Rotary - rough on fighter pilots; Freeze or fry at Eglin; The Fabulous FAC's of Vietnam; Mike's Eight Hundred Dollar Warhawk; Military Aircraft 'Round the World; Military Pilot Requirements; United States Navy's First Fighters at Sea; Swing-Wing - the final leap forward?; The great load lifters; Fokker designs on foreign fronts; Leaves from a 'Lead-Sledders' logbook; A.F.'s Secret Electronic War; Recce Drone - The inside story; The RPV's are Coming!; Where did they all ... View more info

Image for Thoroughbred and Classic Cars Magazine, February 1976 - Ken Wharton

Thoroughbred and Classic Cars Magazine, February 1976 - Ken Wharton

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: UK, IPC Transport Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0976

Condition: Good


68 pages. Features: Classic Choice - Trimph TR2/3/4; 375 MM Ferrari and a Jaguar C-Type; On the Road with : a Corvette 427, Triumph Spitfire 1500, Morris 12/4 Van; The Boy From Smethwick - Ken Wharton; The Vincent Three-Wheeler - article with photos; The Classic Car in Rallying - Part 4 - The Early 1950s - Britain Triumphant; John Bolster and 30 years with the same 40/50 Rolls - gorgeous colour photo; Morris 8 - Mike Finnigan's tourer; Sixty Minutes Flat Out - of all the records to be broken, The Hour has long been one of the hardest - B. Williams starts his two-part saga in the early days of... View more info

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Newsweek Magazine, September (Sept.) 14, 1970 - UAW President Leonard Woodcock Cover Photo

By: Multiple Contributors; Samuelson, Paul A.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: New York, Newsweek: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4409

Condition: Good


124 pages. Features: Saab 99 ad; Former Miss America Lynda Mead Shea - Where is She Now?; BF Goodrich ad features photo of three highway patrol officers wearing masks; Playing with Dynamite - the U.S. is in the grip of the most serious spasm of revolutionary violence since the anarchists were suppressed 50 years ago; Policement shot in Philadelphia; 1970 Census; Lonnie McLucas verdict in New Haven; Ruben Salazar killed in Los Angeles; Prisons in Turmoil - does caging really correct?; Day in the life of a prisoner - journalist Nicholas Horrock describes his few days in a typical state prison; ... View more info

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Blue Skies: The Autobiography of a Canadian Spitfire Pilot in World War II

By: Olmsted, Bill

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Gazelle Book Services Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138A7621

ISBN: 0773721592

Condition: Good


0773721592 262 pages. Black and white illustrations. "Bill was a courageous leader with a great affection for those under his command, both pilots and ground crew. He was a great inspiration to those who flew with him." - Dal Russel, DSO, DFC and Bar. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. Sound copy. View more info

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Blue Skies: The Autobiography of a Canadian Spitfire Pilot in World War II

By: Olmsted, Bill

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Gazelle Book Services Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665G3636

ISBN: 0773721592

Condition: Very Good


0773721592 262 pages. Glossary. Footnotes. "As a Canadian fighter pilot, I am told I am among the top dozen most decorated pilots and among the top half-dozen with the most operational flying hours. I took part in three invasions - Sicily, Italy and Normany, living almost exclusively in tents, always flying the renowned Spitfire. I am also informed that few, if any, Canadians flew over as many countries as me, or actively covered as many invasion." - from dust jacket. Details of multiple prior owner's upon front free endpaper. Light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new... View more info

Aeroplane Monthly Magazine - March 1982 Volume 10 Number 3

By: Riding, Richard T.: Editor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Aeroplane: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13804872

Condition: Very Good


Features: Airspeed's elegant Ambassador - Part 2; Project X; Flycatcher Facsimile - Part 1; Airborne in the Balliol; Supermarine Spitfire V; Albessard aerobus. Clean with very light wear. Nice tight copy. View more info

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Royal Air Force Flying Review Magazine, September 1957

By: Sander, Hans; Norris, Geoffrey; Gatland, Kenneth; Yakovlev, Alexander; Lambermont, Paul; Luukkanen, Eino

Price: $59.95

Publisher: London, The Royal Air Force Review Ltd.: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G1067

Condition: Fair


110 pages. Features: Nice photo ad for the de Havilland Sea Vixen; Photo ad for the Fairey Fireflash - the first British guided weapon; The Short S.C.I. - article and full-page colour photo of this unusual craft; Nice photo ad for the Beverley, made by Blackburn and General Aircraft; Ouragan - article and colour illustrations of this French jet fighter; Farnborough Preview; The P.1 - article with photos; Shot from a Flying Wing (AW 52) - article and photo of "Jo" Lancaster; I Tested Focke-Wulfs; Thwarted Fighters - the delayed success of James Marton; Crash Landing in France (part 2);... View more info