Title: U.S. Air Force Interceptors: A Military Photo Logbook 1946-1979
Author: Mary Isham & D. McLaren
Genre: Artistic, Pictorial
Reviewer: jim greenwald
ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 1580071503
Following the successful format of previous Specialty Press Military Photo Logbooks, this book offers readers an excellent photo compilation of all the great USAF Air Defense Command interceptors from the entire Cold War era. Beginning after World War II with the propeller-driven Northrop P-61 Black Widow and North American F-82 Twin Mustang, the Air Force's aerial intercept mission entered the jet age with the fabled North American F-86 Sabre, Northrop F-89 Scorpion, and Lockheed F-94 Starfire, all of which are still high-interest aircraft today. Colorful and unique mission-support airplanes such as the C-124, EB-57, EC-121 Constellation, and T-33 are included as well as the famed next-generation "Century Series" supersonic Air Force interceptors such as the McDonnell F-101B Voodoo, Convair's F-102 Delta Dagger and F-106 Delta Dart twins, and the Lockheed F-104 Starfighter. All the great aircraft flown by the Air Defense Command are well documented here with rare archival and candid photography.
Title: Sgt. Rock: The Lost Battalion, HC
Author: Billy Tucci
Genre: Artistic, Graphical
Reviewer: Bob Doerr
ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 1401225330
From the bloody beaches of Normandy to the muddy forests of the Vosges mountains, a cut-off Easy Company will be joined by Johnny Cloud and the Haunted Tank as they battle for their lives behind enemy lines against a force ten times their size.
Based on actual events that have been meticulously researched by writer/artist Billy Tucci, who walked the actual battlefields of France and interviewed the veterans of the campaign, “Sgt. Rock – The Lost Battalion” is a story of heroism and humanity where one small band of men defy all odds to survival while their unlikely saviors sacrifice everything and “Go For Broke” to glory in the Vosges Mountains.
Title: AMARG: America's Military Aircraft Boneyard - A Photo Scrapbook
Author: Nicholas Veronico and Ron Strong
Genre: Artistic, Pictorial
Reviewer: John R. R. Faulkner
ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 1580071392
This country's largest military aircraft storage center began in the heady days following the end of World War II. At first only a small desert site holding bombers and transports in reserve for possible future use, it later became more of a salvage and parts recovery operation, and in many cases, a final resting place known as "the boneyard." In the 1950s and 1960s, with new wars erupting in Korea and Vietnam, certain aircraft stored in this desert center were once again in demand, and this famed storage and salvage facility in Tucson, Arizona, answered the call. Numerous photographs taken both from the air and on the ground show vistas of the 4,000 total airplanes stored at this site, while a detailed appendix gives a comprehensive listing of all the aircraft types currently at AMARG (Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group). In many cases, the numbers are quite staggering and are sure to surprise the reader.