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New York: William Morrow, c1996. 1st/Book Club Edition. 25 cm, 265, illus., map, glossary, chronology This compelling account of an aviator's life on a carrier during the Gulf War contains good combat descriptions of the fight against the Iraqis, as well as many details on the USS Midway and her history.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1982. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. , 202 pages. Illustrations (some in color). Index. DJ has wear, tears, soiling, and chips. DJ is price clipped. Format is approximately 8.5 inches by 11.25 inches. Describes the history of the fighter planes of World War II and depicts the efforts of the members of the Confederate Air Force to rebuild and restore these airplanes. This is a pictorial celebration of the great aircraft of World War II and the C.A.F. pilots who fly them today. Joseph E. Brown,was a major in English at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Hawaii, Joe then served in the U.S. Navy from 1948- 1952 as a journalist and public information specialist in the Pacific during the Korean Conflict. A distinguished award winning free-lance writer and photographer, Joe wrote and edited for Harcourt Brace Jovanovich and served as editor of Sea Magazine. He was editor and publisher of Oceans Magazine. Before that he was an editor with the San Diego Union newspaper. Joe also was a war correspondent in Saigon.
New York: Arco Publishing Company, Inc., 1975. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 140 pages. Illustrations. Maps. Notes. Appendix. Bibliography. Index. Some wear and small tear to DJ edges, some foxing rear DJ flap, board corners slightly bumped. Barry graduated from Oklahoma University, and earned a Masters Degree from Depaul University. His career spanned over thirty years in Telecommunications. A wargame is a type of strategy game that simulates warfare realistically. Wargames may be miniature figurines on a tabletop, board games or video games. They typically use a map that depicts various battlefield terrain features such as woods, hills, fields and streams, with a grid or location system superimposed over this to regulate the movement and positions of the games' pieces, each of which represents a specific military formation, such as an infantry brigade or artillery battery. Many simulate land combat, but there are wargames for naval and air combat as well. Modern wargaming was invented in Prussia around the turn of the 19th-century, and eventually the Prussian military adopted wargames as a way of training their officers and developing doctrine.