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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Submarine GUPPY Edition

    8.5x11" 227 Pages The Submarine, Navpers 16160-B, is a 1961 revision of the classic WWII submarine training book, The Fleet Type Submarine. In the post-war period, the United States developed the GUPPY class submarines,...

    $28.95 $21.95

  • The Submarine 1963 Edition

    8.5x11" 234 Pages This "Basic Enlisted Submarine Text" was originally published by the U.S. Navy in 1963. A slight revision of The Fleet Type Submarine, the basic reference book for the crews of WWII-era fleet boats,...

    $28.95 $21.95

  • Submarine Trim and Drain Manual

    8.5x11" 140 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...

    $28.95 $21.95

  • Submarine Hydraulic Installations

    8.5x11" 184 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...

    $28.95 $21.95

  • Torpedo Data Computer Manual

    8.5x11" 110 Pages Situated in the conning tower, the Torpedo Data Computer Mark III was the standard fire control device used by U.S. Navy submarines during the first half of WWII. An electro-mechanical, analog...

    $23.95 $16.95

  • TBF/TMB-3 Avenger Pilot Manual

    8x10" 102 Pages One of the most legendary naval aircraft of WWII, the Grumman TBF Avenger (and the General Motors-produced TBM) saw action in most of the major battles in the Pacific including Midway and Leyte Gulf...

    $23.95 $16.95

  • TBD-1 Devastator Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 120 Pages The first all-metal aircraft in the history of the U.S. Navy, the Douglas TBD-1 represented a radical advance when it debuted in 1937. Yet by December 7, 1941, the Devastator was obsolete. Despite...

    $22.95 $15.95

  • SB2C Helldiver Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 130 Pages Known by the men who flew it as "The Beast", the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver was nearly 37 feet long with a wingspan approaching 50 feet. Powered by a 1900 hp Wright engine, the plane was considered...

    $23.95 $16.95

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