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The Doolittle Raid
Glines. This comprehensive book on the raid
incorporates the full story of the daring daylight raid of Doolittle’s B-25s
on Tokyo in 1942, including the strategy, weaponry, and biographies of the
men who took part in the raid. 256 pages, 6"x 9", hardcover.
The Doolittle Raid 1942
America's First Strike Back at Japan.
Chun. This book examines the planning, execution, and aftermath of Col.
Jimmy Doolittle's innovative, daring and risky combined-services attack on
Tokyo that, while certainly not large in scale, showed the Japanese navy and
air forces that they were anything but invincible and that America's retreat
of early 1942 was coming to an end. 96 pages, 65 B&W photographs, color maps
and illustrations, 7"x 9", soft cover.
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
Lawson. Here is a vivid eyewitness account of the
unorthodox assignment that the 85 volunteer "Tokyo Raiders" executed in
April 1942. "It is a manly young American's simple, straightforward record
of events and impressions gathered on one of the most desperate and colorful
adventures of modern times." - New York Herald Tribune. This enhanced
reprint edition appears for the 60th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid. 256
pages, 40 B&W photographs, 5"x 8", hardcover.
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Four Came Home
The Gripping Story of the Survivors of Jimmy
Doolittle's Two Lost Crews
Glines. In April 1942, the Japanese took eight American airmen prisoner
after they completed their mission over Tokyo. Here, the Doolittle Raider's
official historian recounts the mission and the fates of those pilots and
airmen in their captor's hands, while firsthand accounts of the historic
mission and its aftermath will leave you in tears. 184 pages, 40+
photographs, 7 "x 10", softcover.
I Could Never Be So Lucky Again
General James Doolittle. Stunt pilot, scientist
and scholar, General Doolittle is one of America’s true heroes. Book follows
him from his youth as a boxer, through his barnstorming and air racing, to
his experiments with blind-flying and finally to his greatest achievements:
leading the Tokyo raid and serving as head of the 8th Air Force supervising
the strategic bombing campaign. 561 pgs., 6"x 9", hardbound.
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The Extraordinarly Life of Jimmy Doolittle
- Aviation Pioneer and World War II Hero
Hoppes. A firsthand account written by Doolittle's granddaughter,
this book takes you inside the public and private world of Jimmy
Doolittle and his family, shedding light on the drives and
motivation of one of America's greatest heroes and the man that Air
& Space places at the top of the "most important aviators" list.
Includes many never-before-published photographs from the Doolittle
Library archives. 360 pages, B&W photographs, 6"x 9", hardcover.
Hit & Run
Daring Air Attacks in World War II.
Jackson. From the North Sea Battle of World War II's early weeks through the
Doolittle Tokyo Raid, the mission to shoot down Adm. Yamamoto, the
Regensburg and Schweinfurt missions and the Luftwaffe's armada of more than
1000 aircraft that flew in support of the faltering Ardennes offensive in
1945, this book describes many of the most daring air attacks of WWII - some
of which were outstanding successes and others of which were unmitigated
disasters. 202 pages, 70 B&W photographs, 6"x 9", hardcover.
Daso. James Doolittle should be remembered as more than the combat pilot who
led the Tokyo Raid. With a doctorate in aeronautics from MIT, Doolittle
devoted his life to mastering the technical and practical intricacies of the
grand invention of his time, the airplane. Here, you'll examine his
innovations in civilian and military aviation and see how they contributed
to the interwar developments in aerial technology. 128 pages, 15 B&W
illustrations, 5"x 8", softcover.
Lt. Bill Farrow
Griffin. Focusing on Lt. Bill
Farrow, a 24-year-old pilot who volunteered for the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo,
this is a gripping account of the American secret mission designed to put
Japan on notice and boost American morale during the darkest days of World
War II. You'll follow the events that led to Farrow's enlistment and
assignment to the Doolittle mission, learn about his flight and capture
after his plane ran out of gas, and read in horror as events unfold for him
as a prisoner of the Japanese. 269 pages, 75 B&W photographs, 6"x 9",
History of the Travel Air Type R Racing Planes
Phillips. Designed in secret in 1928, the five Travel Air Type R "Mystery
Ships" performed spectacularly in air racing events, often showing up not
only their civilian counterparts, but military aircraft as well. Book
presents the history of each ship and their colorful pilots... Jimmy
Doolittle, Frank Hawks and "Pancho" Barnes. 112 pages, 135 photographs and
3-view drawings, 8"x 11", softcover.
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Fly Low, Fly Fast
Inside the Reno Air Races
Gandt. Centered on the 1997 and 1998 Reno championships, this study of the
high-risk world of Unlimited Air Racing traces the history of the colorful,
often deadly sport. You'll follow the evolution of competition planes from
the exotic contraptions of the 1930s to the current killing machines such as
the Mustang and Bearcat. You'll also
learn of legendary pilots such as Doolittle and Roscoe Turner, and of
a new generation of hot young pilots for whom speed is life. 315 pages, 6"x
Wet Wings & Drop Tanks
MaThews. A unique, revealing chronicle of
American transcontinental air racing from 1928 through 1970. Includes tables
and comprehensive info from air derbies of the late 1920s, to the Bendix,
and the modern Reno Harold's Club trophy races. Technical detail and human
interest; Doolittle, Goebel, Howard, Ortman, etc. 250 photos, 256 pgs., 8"x
Stoff & Camp. Very thorough history of this field
that played such a key role in early aviation. Covers such notables as
Curtiss, Lindbergh, Byrd, Doolittle, Turner, and many more. From pre-WWI
into the 1950s, a fabulous collection of photographs documents the major
events and the wonderful variety of aircraft that were there. 146 pgs., 300
B&W photos, 8"x 11", softbound.
Larsen & Nigro. Follow the history of Selfridge
Field, proving ground for so many young aviators who ultimately became
general officers - including Jimmy Doolittle, Curtis LeMay, Carl Spaatz, and
more than 100 others - that it became known as "Home of the Generals."
Covers everything from crude biplanes to F-16 fighters, and includes some of
the best images of 1920s and 1930s squadrons we've ever seen. 128 pages, 175
B&W photographs, 6"x 9", soft cover.
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