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  • Know Your PT Boat

    8x10" 48 Pages The exploits of the U.S. Navy's 'Patrol Torpedo' or PT Boat crews became famous during WWII. Known by the Japanese as "devil boats", the little PTs landed big blows on the enemy, sinking numerous ships and...

    $14.95 $10.95

  • RAF Bristol Beaufighter Pilot Manual

    8x10" 105 Pages Known as the "Beau", Bristol's Beaufighter was based on the design of the Beaufort torpedo bomber. Heavy and slow by fighter standards, it nevertheless had a long career as a fighter, fighter bomber and...

    $23.95 $16.95

  • Hughes Flying Boat Pilot Manual

    8x10" 170 Pages The legendary H-4 Hercules was designed and built by the Hughes Aircraft Company. Intended to defeat the German U-boat threat, the plane was intended to be a super transport that could ferry 750 troops...

    $23.95 $16.95

  • F2G Super Corsair Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 90 Pages The Corsair was one of WWII's most superb fighters, achieving a victory ratio of nearly 11:1 in the Pacific. Had things worked out differently, its sister craft, Goodyear's F2G "Super" Corsair, might...

    $23.50 $16.50

  • Regulus Missile Flight Manual

    8.5x11" 186 Pages The Regulus missile was a direct outgrowth of World War II. The success of Germany's V-1 "buzz bombs" and the awesome power of the a-bomb suggested that developing a submarine-launched, nuclear-armed...

    $27.95 $20.95

  • Torpedo Tube Manual

    8.5x11" 195 Pages This book was originally published in 1944 by the Bureau of Ordnance as Navpers 1085, "Submerged Torpedo Tubes". Intended to familiarize submarine crews with the 21" Mark 32 to 39 torpedo systems, the...

    $28.95 $21.95

  • XF-11 Pilot Manual

    8x10" 112 Pages The XF-11 was originally conceived as a dedicated reconnaissance aircraft, capable of high-speed penetration of enemy defenses. The plane's design benefited from research work by its builder, the...

    $20.95 $13.95

  • Submarine Underwater Log Manual

    8.5x11" 273 Pages Underwater Log Systems Navpers 16168, acquainted crewmen with the sub's positioning and tracking systems. Since subs operate below the surface, the normal means of establishing position at sea -- such...

    $33.95 $26.95

  • Submarine Periscope Manual

    8.5x11" 550 Pages The periscope is the eye of the submarine. It allows observation of the sea and the sky above, while the submarine remains submerged. It is also a crucial piece of combat equipment, featuring a...

    $48.95 $41.95

  • Axis Submarine Manual

    9x7" 34 Pages Originally created in 1942 for members of the merchant marine and anti-submarine elements such as the Civil Air Patrol, this Axis Submarine Manual shows the principal types of Axis submarines employed during...

    $12.95 $5.95

  • Submarine Diesel Engines Manual

    8.5x11" 328 Pages Main Propulsion Diesels NAVPERS 16161 examines the submarine's power plant in detail, from starting and control systems to fuel and exhaust, and cooling and lubrication systems.Originally classified...

    $38.95 $31.95

  • Submarine Distilling Manual

    8.5x11" 133 Pages Submarine Distilling Systems Navpers 16170, was originally written to acquaint crewmen with the mechanisms used to replenish the sub's supply of fresh water. These systems are important not only for...

    $28.95 $21.95

  • Submarine in War and Peace

    8.5x11" 379 Pages Originally published in 1918, this book is a chronicle of submarine history, and a tribute to the bold vision of author Simon Lake. Lake believed the submarine held enormous promise as an engine of...

    $38.95 $31.95

  • SB2U-3 Vindicator Pilot Manuall

    8.5x11" 36 Pages The first all-metal, carrier-based dive bomber in the U.S. Navy, Vought's SB2U-3 Vindicator entered service in 1937. The plane also flew with the U.S. Marine Corps beginning in March, 1941. By that time...

    $18.95 $11.95

  • RAF Spitfire Pilot Manual

    8x10" 284 Pages The epitome of grace, beauty and design, the Supermarine Spitfire was one of the most deadly fighters of WWII. The Spitfire prototype, designed by Supermarine's Chief Designer R.J. Mitchell, first flew...

    $29.95 $22.95

  • RAF Hurricane Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 50 Pages The Hawker Hurricane flew in the Battle of Britain against the German Luftwaffe. While Spitfires took on Nazi fighters, the Hurricanes assaulted enemy bombers. Between 8 August and 21 September 1940...

    $18.95 $11.95

  • F-82 Twin Mustang Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 74 Pages The F-82 "Twin Mustang" was conceived during WWII as a long-range fighter escort. The F-82 utilized two extended P-51 fuselages, mounted to a newly-designed center wing and tail. The plane incorporated...

    $23.95 $16.95

  • P-39 Airacobra Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 117 Pages The P-39 Airacobra was designed by Bell's brilliant engineer, Robert Woods. The plane featured a mid-engine design, intended to allow it to carry a lethal 37mm cannon in the nose. An all-metal,...

    $23.95 $16.95

  • A-20 Havoc Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 231 Pages Designed by Douglas Aviation engineer Ed Heinemann, the A-20 Havoc and its variants served in the U.S. Army Air Force and those of several allies. The plane was configured for attack, night fighter,...

    $23.95 $16.95

  • B-29 Airplane Commander Manual

    8.5x11" 231 Pages The Boeing B-29 was one of the most sophisticated aircraft of WWII. It featured many innovations including guns that could be fired by remote control and pressurized crew compartments. It was also the...

    $28.95 $21.95

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