|Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the U.S. |
1941-1945 3-Volume Set
Mireles. During World War II, the Army Air Forces lost more than 7,100 aircraft and more than 15,530 pilots, crewmembers, and ground personnel in the United States to training and transportation accidents. Based on official AAF records, this 3-volume set documents 6,350 fatal AAF aircraft accidents that occurred in the continental U.S. between 1941 and 1945, detailing each crash's location, cause, victims, and aftermath. Includes an aircraft serial number index, a list of missing aircraft, crash statistics, and a directory of AAF stations in the United States. 1,336 total pages, 7"x 10", softcover.
|Sailors to the End |
This is the dramatic story of the 1967 fire on board the USS Forrestal, which broke out during its service at Yankee Station off the coast of Vietnam. You'll read of (now senator) John McCain's narrow escape from death and of the crew's struggle as it battled for days to extinguish the fire - a struggle that in the end cost the lives of 134 men. 307 pages, 6½"x 9½", softcover.
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