Aviation reference books; the good stuff

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Fighter Combat: Tactics and Manoeuvring
1.  Fighter Combat: Tactics and Manoeuvring by Robert L. Shaw
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  "Manoeuvring air combat explained, equally relevant from biplanes to jets. Detailed; it needs to be."
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Spitfire: The Canadians
2.  Spitfire: The Canadians by Robert Bracken
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  "First person accounts of Canadian operations.  Also a great set of 3-view drawings"
19.95   Used & New from: 17.13

Spitfire: The History
3.  Spitfire: The History by Eric B. Morgan
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  "The bible of Spitfire design and development changes."
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Aircraft of the Second World War: The Development of the Warplane, 1939-45 (Putnam History of Aircraft)
4.  Aircraft of the Second World War: The Development of the Warplane, 1939-45 (Putnam History of Aircraft) by E. R. Hooton
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  "A wide ranging look at every aspect of aircraft development, 30's-40's"
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Rapid Fire: The Development of Automatic Cannon, Heavy Machine Guns and Their Ammunition for Armies, Navies and Air Forces
5.  Rapid Fire: The Development of Automatic Cannon, Heavy Machine Guns and Their Ammunition for Armies, Navies and Air Forces by Anthony G. Williams
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  "The development of the automatic cannon. Also in paperback."
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Flying Guns: World War II
6.  Flying Guns: World War II by Anthony G Williams
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  "A scholarly look at aircraft armament in WW2. A quantitative knife to cut through the qualitative myth."
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German Aircraft Industry and Production, 1933-45
7.  German Aircraft Industry and Production, 1933-45 by Peter G. Dancey
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  "Exactly what it says on the tin!"
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Luftwaffe Colours, 1935-1945
8.  Luftwaffe Colours, 1935-1945 by Michael Ullmann
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  "A detailed examination of the subject, based on primary sources"
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Black Cross/Red Star: Operation Barbarossa 1941 v. 1: The Air War Over the Eastern Front
9.  Black Cross/Red Star: Operation Barbarossa 1941 v. 1: The Air War Over the Eastern Front by Christer Bergstrom
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  "Multi-volume examination of the air war on the Eastern Front"
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Black Cross/Red Star: Vol. 2: The Air War Over the Eastern Front
10.  Black Cross/Red Star: Vol. 2: The Air War Over the Eastern Front by Christer Bergstrom
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  "Part 2 of the above"
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