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Old 04-06-2013, 04:59 AM   #11
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I havent read many aviation books but this one is strictly fighters and i enjoyed it

"FIGHTER COMBAT. Tactics and maneuvering" by Robert Shaw.
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Old 04-07-2013, 11:48 AM   #12
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"The Bear Went Over the Mountain: Soviet Combat Tactics in Afghanistan" - Lester W. Grau
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Old 04-07-2013, 03:04 PM   #13
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Woah, thank you all for your answers! I have noted a couple of interesting books and I'll definitely be reading them during summer.
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Old 04-09-2013, 05:01 PM   #14
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Try Mustang ace by Robert Goebel, I really enjoyed that book, its a relatively short book as well if you want a quick read, gives a good insight from a fighter pilots point of view of flying and fighting in the P-51 mustang. I'm reading US Navy F-14 Tomcat units of operation Iraqi freedom, and shall post if I think its worth reading when I'm done...
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:18 PM   #15
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My fave book of all time - Sea harrier over the Falklands by Sharkey Ward, amazing book but maybe slightly biased but who cares it's a frightfully splendid read. Just read A-10s over Kosovo which is also good and am about ot read Warthog. And I've just read Joint Force Harrier as well which is ok
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Old 04-11-2013, 10:01 AM   #16
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Yes have read the Sharkey Ward book and agree was a very good read +1 would definitely recommend that. I also read a book which took you through the Battle of Britain but instead of one author it was filled with short accounts from pilots involved in the battle on both sides, but mostly allied. It was done in such a way with the entries that it explained brilliantly the path the Battle of Britain took, unfortunately I lent the book to somebody and never got it back and I cant remember what it was called....
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Old 04-11-2013, 10:16 PM   #17
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"Vipers in the Storm" (first Gulf War)http://www.vipersinthestorm.com
Exceptionally good book. Highly recommended.

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Warthog by William Smallwood I found fascinating to read.
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A-10s over Kosovo
A bit too much international politics and stuff involved. Just my opinion.
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Old 04-28-2013, 07:41 PM   #18
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Any suggestions for a P-51 Mustang book?

I found a couple of them on amazon (including some about the Tuskegee Airmen), but I can't seem to find the "right one".
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:18 PM   #19
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Any suggestions for a P-51 Mustang book?

I found a couple of them on amazon (including some about the Tuskegee Airmen), but I can't seem to find the "right one".
There is one on Scribd.com for sale@10 bucks. It's called "I was a P-51 pilot in WWII".
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