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Captured Eagles: Secrets of the Luftwaffe
Captured Eagles: Secrets of the Luftwaffe
Written by Frederick A. Johnsen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782003687
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Captured Eagles: Secrets of the Luftwaffe

Written by Frederick A. Johnsen


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $25.95

In Captured Eagles, Frederick A. Johnsen lays bare the once secret history of the American effort to understand and counter the Luftwaffe before and during World War II, and afterward to seize and exploit German technological advances in everything from jet fighters and bombers to ballistic missiles.

Even before World War II... Read more >
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Traffic
Traffic
Written by Tom Vanderbilt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307277190
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Traffic
Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)
Written by Tom Vanderbilt


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $16.95

A New York Times Notable Book

One of the Best Books of the Year
The Washington PostThe Cleveland Plain-DealerRocky Mountain News

In this brilliant, lively, and eye-opening investigation, Tom Vanderbilt examines the perceptual limits and cognitive underpinnings that make us worse drivers than we think we are. He demonstrates why... Read more >
The Lunatic Express
The Lunatic Express
Written by Carl Hoffman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767929813
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The Lunatic Express
Discovering the World . . . via Its Most Dangerous Buses, Boats, Trains, and Planes
Written by Carl Hoffman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $14.00

Indonesian Ferry Sinks.  Peruvian Bus Plunges Off Cliff.  African Train Attacked by Mobs.  Whenever he picked up the newspaper, Carl Hoffman noticed those short news bulletins, which seemed about as far from the idea of tourism, travel as the pursuit of pleasure, as it was possible to get.  So off he... Read more >
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Falling Upwards
Falling Upwards
Written by Richard Holmes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307742322
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Falling Upwards
How We Took to the Air: An Unconventional History of Ballooning
Written by Richard Holmes


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $17.95

**Time Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013**
**The New Republic Best Books of 2013**
**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**

In a dazzling fusion of history, art, science, and biography, Falling Upwards resurrects the daring men and women who first risked their lives to take to the air in balloons.

Richard Holmes... Read more >
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American Tanks and AFVs of World War II
American Tanks and AFVs of World War II
Written by Mike Green
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782009313
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American Tanks and AFVs of World War II

Written by Mike Green


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $39.95

Stuart, Sherman, Lee, and Grant tanks dominated the US Army and Marine Corps armored warfare effort versus Nazi Germany and Tojo's Japan. This book details the full range of these vehicles, giving technical specifications and development features as well as describing how they were manned and fought in battle.

The equipping of... Read more >
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The Nation's Hangar
The Nation's Hangar
Written by Robert F. Van Der Linden, Photographed by Dane Penland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588343161
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The Nation's Hangar
Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian
Written by Robert F. Van Der Linden
Photographed by Dane Penland


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $29.95

The Nation's Hangar: Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian offers a fascinating textual and visual history of civilian, military, and commercial aviation from the earliest balloon flights to today's most advanced aircraft.

The Nation's Hangar charts the awe-inspiring history of flight around the world. F. Robert Van Der Linden, a Smithsonian curator... Read more >
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The Aviators
Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight
Written by Winston Groom


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $30.00

Written by gifted storyteller Winston Groom (author of Forrest Gump), The Aviators tells the saga of three extraordinary aviators--Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle--and how they redefine heroism through their genius, daring, and uncommon courage.
 
This is the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes who defined aviation during the great age of flight. These... Read more >
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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Afterword by John R. Dailey, Edited by Michael J. Neufeld and Alex M. Spencer, Foreword by John Glenn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426206535
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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
An Autobiography
Afterword by John R. Dailey
Edited by Michael J. Neufeld and Alex M. Spencer
Foreword by John Glenn


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $40.00

Designed to convey the awe of a visitor first walking into the world's largest showplace of aviation history, this Autobiography headlines the incredible collections, both on view and behind the scenes, of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The official story and insiders' tales of the museum are shared by... Read more >
Thinking Small
Thinking Small
Written by Andrea Hiott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345521422
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Thinking Small
The Long, Strange Trip of the Volkswagen Beetle
Written by Andrea Hiott


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $26.00

Sometimes achieving big things requires the ability to think small. This simple concept was the driving force that propelled the Volkswagen Beetle to become an avatar of American-style freedom, a household brand, and a global icon. The VW Bug inspired the ad men of Madison Avenue, beguiled Woodstock Nation, and has... Read more >
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US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II
US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II
Written by Barrett Tillman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782004103
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US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II

Written by Barrett Tillman


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $25.95

The classic 1951 movie Flying Leathernecks starring John Wayne immortalized the USMC pilots who had fought in the skies over Guadalcanal and the Solomons.

The US Marine Corps has a long and proud heritage of aviation excellence, celebrating its centenary in 2012. While "flying leathernecks" made their mark in both world... Read more >
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