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  • M4 Sherman Medium Tank FM 17-76

    5x8" 118 Pages Developed as a replacement for the M3 Lee and Grant medium tanks, the M4 Sherman was the first American tank to carry a 75mm main gun mounted on a fully traversing turret. Equipped with a gyro-stabilizer...

    $11.95

  • M6 and M6A1 Heavy Tanks TM 9-721

    6x9" 176 Pages The M6 was an outgrowth of a 1940 U.S. Army Ordnance Corps program to develop a 50-ton heavy tank. After the initial, multi-turreted design proved too excessive, a single three-man turret bearing 76.2mm...

    $14.95 $12.95

  • How to Fly a Piper Cub

    5.5x8.5" 32 Pages Built by Piper Aircraft between 1937 and 1947, the J-3 Cub is one of history's best-known civil aircraft. The Cub's simplicity and affordability led to the plane being dubbed the "Model T of the Sky",...

    $9.95 $8.96

  • PT-19, PT-23 and PT-26 Pilot Manual

    8x10" 50 Pages As late as 1940, the majority of Army Air Force trainees received flight lessons in biplanes such as the PT-17. The advent of high-performance combat aircraft led the USAAF to seek a new plane for primary...

    $13.95 $9.95

  • PT-13D / N2S-5 Stearman Pilot Manual

    8x10" 38 Pages Stearman's Kaydet biplane first flew in 1934, and in 1935 the U.S. Navy acquired the aircraft for use as trainers. Within a year the U.S. Army Air Corps followed suit, buying 26 of the airplanes from...

    $13.95 $9.95

  • BT-13A Valiant Pilot Manual

    8x10" 142 Pages Equipped with a more powerful engine and a larger, heavier airframe than primary training aircraft, Vultee's BT-13 served an important role as a secondary-level trainer for the U.S. Army Air Corps and...

    $16.50 $14.85

  • T-6 Texan SNJ Pilot Manual

    8x10" 60 Pages Originally designated as the "advanced trainer" AT-6, North American's single-engine training aircraft was extensively used by the U.S. Army Air Forces, U.S. Navy (as the "SNJ"), Royal Air Force (as the...

    $14.95 $10.95

  • Elco PTs in Action

    8x10" 58 Pages Built by the Electric Boat Company, the Motor Torpedo Boat or 'PT' was a potent, versatile and highly effective weapon. Small in size, lightly armed and relatively cheap when compared to other combat vessels,...

    $13.95

  • Submarine Sonar Manual

    8.5x11" 76 Pages Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages and those of the companion texts are descriptions of every operating component...

    $20.95

  • 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

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