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            MacArthur's Air Force: American Airpower over the Pacific and the Far East, 1941-51

            MacArthur's Air Force: American Airpower over the Pacific and the Far East, 1941-51 (Hardback)

            By Yenne, Bill

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            General Douglas MacArthur ended World War II controlling one of the most powerful air forces in the world. This new history traces its development from its origins in the Philippines through to its eventual victory in the skies over Japan and its key role in the Korean War. Gener ...

            ISBN 9781472833235
            Published 1 October 2019 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Shackleton Boys: Volume 2: True Stories from Shackleton Operators Based Overseas
             

            Shackleton Boys: Volume 2: True Stories from Shackleton Operators Based Overseas (Hardback)

            By Bond, Steve

            • RRP: $80.99
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            • Internationally sourced

            The follow-up to Volume One focuses on Shackleton operations overseas. Steve Bond has garnered another exceptional group of Shack operators who delight in giving the reader their tales of derring-do. Another one for the Boys' kitbag!

            ISBN 9781911621331
            Published 1 October 2019 by Grub Street
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            Lockheed F-104 Starfighter: A History
             

            Lockheed F-104 Starfighter: A History (Hardback)

            By Bowman, Martin W.

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            The Lockheed F-104 Starfighter is probably one of the most photographed jet aircraft of all time. Over 200 colour and historic black and white images are included here.

            ISBN 9781473863262
            Published 1 October 2019 by Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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            Tempest V vs Fw 190D-9: 1944-45

            Tempest V vs Fw 190D-9: 1944-45 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Forsyth, Robert; Illustrated by Laurier, Jim; Cover design or artwork by Hector, Gareth

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            A fully illustrated study into the fighting between the Tempest V and Fw 190D-9, two aircraft that represented the cutting edge and pinnacle of British and German piston-engined aircraft in the late years of World War II. Arguably two of the finest piston-engined fighters ever bu ...

            ISBN 9781472829252
            Published 1 October 2019 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Series Duel
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            Dornier Do 17 Units of World War 2

            Dornier Do 17 Units of World War 2 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Goss, Chris; Illustrated by Davey, Chris; Cover design or artwork by Postlethwaite, Mark

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            Illustrated throughout with detailed artwork, this book examines the Do 17, also known as the Flying Pencil, a common and feared sight in the European skies, including over southern England during the Battle of Britain. Initially designed as a high-speed mail airplane and airline ...

            ISBN 9781472829634
            Published 1 October 2019 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Series Combat Aircraft
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            Early U.S. Navy Carrier Raids, February-April 1942: Five Operations That Tested a New Dimension of American Air Power
              

            Early U.S. Navy Carrier Raids, February-April 1942: Five Operations That Tested a New Dimension of American Air Power (Paperback)

            By Russell, David Lee

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            After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, America's fast carrier task forces, with their aircraft squadrons and powerful support warships, went on the offensive. Under orders from the Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, the newly appointed Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, as the Commander-i ...

            ISBN 9781476678467
            Published 30 September 2019
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            Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front: An Untold Story of World War II

            Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front: An Untold Story of World War II (Hardback)

            By Plokhy, Serhii

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            In November 1943, with the outcome of the Second World War hanging in the balance, the Allies needed a new plan. The Americans' audacious suggestion to the Soviets was to open a second air front, with the US Air Force establishing bases in Soviet-controlled territory. Despite Sta ...

            ISBN 9780241404560
            Published 3 October 2019 by Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            6 Juin 1944, Les Ailes Francaises
             

            6 Juin 1944, Les Ailes Francaises (Hardback)

            By Many, Souffan

            • RRP: $67.99
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            TEXT IN FRENCH Rendezvous with history, treading the land of France again... On 6 June 1944 there were nearly 500 French pilots and ground crew taking part in one way or another in this formidable event, engraved forever in people's memories: the Normandy landings.

            ISBN 9782840485308
            Published 30 September 2019 by Editions Heimdal
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            Language (French)
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            Dassault Mirage III & Mirage 5
             

            Dassault Mirage III & Mirage 5 (Hardback)

            By Viera, J. P.; Illustrated by Vieira, Jp

            • RRP: $61.50
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            40 color profiles of the famous Mirage III & Mirage 5, a French Cold-War era jet aircraft. French and foreign users are shown in variety of camouflages.

            ISBN 9788365958365
            Published 26 September 2019 by Mushroom Model Publications
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            Series Spotlight on
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            The Early Air War in the Pacific: Ten Months That Changed the Course of World War II
             

            The Early Air War in the Pacific: Ten Months That Changed the Course of World War II (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wetterhahn, Ralph

            • RRP: $146.50
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            During the first 10 months of the war in the Pacific, Japan achieved air supremacy with its carrier and land-based forces. After major setbacks at Midway and at Guadalcanal, the empire's expansion stalled, in part due to flaws in aircraft design, strategy and command. This book o ...

            ISBN 9781476669977
            Published 30 September 2019 by McFarland & Co Inc
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