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Table of Contents Dear Fellow Aviation Lover, New & Noteworthy.................................2-3

WWI Allies.........................................................4 Germany......................................................5

WWII Between the Wars.........................................6 WWII Overview..............................................7 P-38 Lightning / P-40 Warhawk.................8 P-47 Thunderbolt / P-51 Mustang.............9 B-17 Flying Fortress / B-24 Liberator......10 B-29 / B-25 / B-26 / A-20.............................11 Luftwaffe Fighters.......................................12 Luftwaffe Bombers / Fallschirmjäger......13 Battle for the Atlantic................................14 Allies........................................................15 Pearl Harbor / Imperial Japan..................16 Pacific Air Power..........................................17 Black Sheep / End of War...........................18 Warbird Models...........................................19

Military Korean War...................................................20 Transports / Communist Forces...............21 Vietnam War...........................................22-26 Legends of Warfare Books.......................28 Apparel & Accessories............................29 Space......................................................30-31 Demonstration Teams................................32 Cold War / Modern Choppers..................33 Modern Fighter Models............................34 Modern Aviation.........................................35 Foreign Fighters....................................36-37 Patriotic..................................................38-39 Trainers........................................................40 Arcadia Publishing: Aviation....................41

note include more civil and commercial aviation products on pages 42-45. There are also lots of new Hobby Master die cast model fighters on page 34. And if those planes are too modern for your collection, we have World War II fighter models on page 19.

Well, 2020 was a historic year. Which got me thinking about the history of air travel. The first scheduled passenger flight took place on May 23, 1926, going from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles carrying exactly one passenger, who sat on mail sacks. We have come a long way since then.

So, flip through and choose your favorites! Then call us toll free at 800-225-5575, mail in the order form provided, or place your order online at HistoricAviation.com.

The limited edition cover print showcases the splendor of passenger flight in the “glory days” of the ‘50s and ‘60s, with a Northwest Stratocruiser flying out of New York in the early 1950s. Also, right here on page 2, we have a model and book celebrating Northwest Airlines. Other items of Images of America

Thanks for shopping with us! – Greg Herrick

Signed by Stratocruiser Capt. Spencer Marsh!

Northwest Airlines The First Eighty Years

Jones. Since flying its first mail flight on October 1, 1926, Northwest Airlines grew to become one of the world's leading airlines. In celebration of the airline's first eight decades, this volume presents the remarkable years during which Northwest became an institutional backbone of both U.S. and worldwide air transport history. 128 pages, 225 B&W photographs, illustrations, vintage advertising and more. 6½"x 9¼", softcover. #18112 Reg: $21.95 $

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B747-400 Model

On the Cover:

Stan Stokes. Northwest Airlines B377 Stratocruiser Honolulu departs New York City in 1952. This limited edition print comes signed by the artist and former Stratocruiser pilot, Capt. Spencer Marsh. 16"x 11½".

49.95

#73085 Reg: $79.95 $

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1/200 SCALE

Early Civil Aviation......................................42 Airports / Manufacturers...........................43 Airlines..................................................44-45

Just 4 Fun Modeling.................................................46 Star Trek.........................................................47 Sci-Fi........................................................48 Music.....................................................49 Classic Model Cars......................................50 Arcadia Publishing: Abandoned America..................................51 Pin-Ups...............................................52-53 Hollywood Movies......................................54 New & Noteworthy............................55-56

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Airline Crew Tag Mugs

LIMITED EDITION

Outward Bound

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Northwest Airlines was the first customer for the new Boeing 747-400 in early 1989. They chose “bare metal” livery as the launch color for the 747-400, but only a few received the color scheme before NWA adopted the “bowling shoe” livery. This 1/200 scale, die cast model replicates a Northwest Airlines B747-400 with “bare metal” livery and features realistic surface details, engines with spinning fan blades, extended landing gear with rubber tires, and a display stand. 14" long. #706515 $169.95

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A: NEW! Northwest #706869

E: NEW! Delta #706873 F: Trans World #706478

The perfect mug for travel and aviation enthusiasts. Have a B: NEW! Pan Am #706870 cup of coffee while you head out on your next trip or remiC: NEW! United #706871 nisce on your most recent adventure! Ceramic, dishwasher and microwave safe. Holds 11 oz. $19.95 each D: NEW! American #706872

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A note about our products... Historic Aviation is proud to bring you the finest quality products documenting aviation history. To provide a comprehensive context, we carry products that represent enemy combatants such as Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. It is not our intent to glorify those entities but to offer you the most complete selection of historically accurate products available, lest we forget. A final reminder: the models, figures and other collectibles in this catalog are not toys but rather are intended for collectors ages 14 and above.


C-5M Super Galaxy Model

New & Noteworthy

The C-5 is one of the largest military aircraft ever built, with current versions capable of lifting up to 1/400 SCALE 270,000 lbs. of cargo. This 1/400 scale, die cast model replicates a C-5M with markLIMITED EDITION ings for USAF, 60th AMW, out of Travis AFB, CA. Features include authentic markings, realistic panel lines and engines, and extended landing gear with rolling wheels. 6¾" wingspan. #706676 $59.95

F-35A Lightning II Model

A Pictorial History of Electronic Countermeasures Squadron ONE (ECMRON-1) and Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron ONE (VQ-1)

29.95

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Made in the USA.

In February 2020, Delta unveiled the “Thank You” livery on LIMITED EDITION 1/400 SCALE one of their A321 aircraft, along with the words, “Dedicated to the world’s best employees and customers,” under the cockpit windows. This 1/400 scale, die cast model replicates that A321 and features realistic surface details and engines, and extended landing gear with rolling rubber tires. 3¼" wingspan. #706389 $39.95

HOBBY MASTER MODELS

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World Watchers

A loving look back on aviation of yesteryear, this metal sign is handmade in the USA from high-gauge steel, and includes mounting holes for easy hanging. 15"x 12".

These 1/72 scale, Hobby Master, die cast models feature engraved panel lines, realistic surface details and ordnance loads, wellequipped cockpit with glazed canopies, authentic markings, and include a display stand.

This 1/48 scale plastic kit replicates the unique H-21 Shawnee and features photo-etched parts, detailed cockpit and cargo, realistic landing gear, authentic decals for 5 versions, and color instructions. Assembly required, skill level 4, 13" long. #706859 $69.95

This 1/72 scale, die cast model replicates the first re-activated Blackbird with markings for USAF 9th RW Det. 2, out of Edwards AFB, CA, 1997. It features opening canopies with removable crew figures, a detailed cockpit, engraved panel lines, retrac1/72 SCALE ting landing gear, and a display stand. 17¾" long. #706413 $169.95

Grand Central Air Terminal Metal Sign

A321-200 Model

H-21C Flying Banana Gunship Kit

SR-71A Blackbird Model

This 1/72 scale, Air Force 1, die cast model replicates an F-35A Lightning II with markings for USAF, 56th FW, 61st FS, as seen at Luke AFB, AZ. Features include authentic markings, 1/72 SCALE optional-position landing gear, a well-equipped cockpit with glazed canopy, and a display stand. 5¾" wingspan. #705591 $69.95

#706858

This is just a samplin g of the new items in thi s edition of Historic Aviation. Find more throughout the catalog!

Romano. This title examines origins, operations and special projects, and aircraft and technology of the USN VQ-1. Filled with period-photos, both color and black and white, artwork, and firsthand accounts from former squad members, this book is an authoritative reference for Naval Aviation historians and modelers alike. 308 pages, 633 photos, 8½"x 11", hardcover.

#706853

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F-22 Raptor T-Shirt

M, L, XL: $27.95 2XL, 3XL: $29.95 Back

This navy blue t-shirt is made of a soft, pre-shrunk cotton/polyester blend. #706857

1/72 SCALE

LIMITED EDITION LIMITED EDITION

F-15E Strike Eagle – “Mi Amigo 75th Anniversary Flypast,” USAF 494th FS, Lakenheath, February 22, 2019. 7¼" wingspan. #981281

F-22A Raptor – “Spirit

of America,” USAF 412th TW. 7½" wingspan. #981282

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WWI

Allies United States 48-Star Flag

grommets. 5'x 3'.

The 48-star U.S. flag, replicated here in quality polyester, flew from 1912 to 1959. Includes reinforced edging and brass

#65325

$18.95

World War I – America Goes Over

Loaded with archival footage, this DVD presents World War I like you've never seen it before! You get Crusaders in the Sky, about WWI Signal Corps aviators; AAF Story: The Beginning, a USAAF film which explores the early history of aviation; and America Goes Over, with rare images of Americans going overseas to fight in the “war to end all wars.” B&W, 1 hr. 22 min. #MV52636 $19.95

Forgotten Aerodromes of World War I

British Military Aerodromes, Seaplane Stations, Flying-Boat and Airship Stations to 1920

Chorlton. In the build up to WWI, Britain found itself in immediate need for pilots, aircraft, and aerodromes (airfields) in order to use the new advantages flying brought their forces. By the end of the war, more than 500 military sites, of varying sizes and capabilities, existed. Most were decommissioned after the fighting ended. 224 pages, 300 photos, 9"x 11½", hardcover. #11623 $49.95

Allied Aircraft Models

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Spad XIII Display Model

#701672

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Flying with the 94th “Hat in the Ring” Aero Squadron, Captain Eddie Rickenbacker became America’s top-scoring pilot with an impressive 26 aerial victories. This 1/20 scale reproduction of Rickenbacker's warbird is crafted of premium mahogany, and features realistic wing bracing a rotatable propeller, authentic markings, and a display stand with an informational plate. 15¾" wingspan.

The Hat in the Ring Gang

Replicas of American currency from the early part of the 20th century, A these gold foil notes come in a protective plastic sleeve. $14.95 each

A: 1918 $10,000 Federal Reserve B Note – Featuring Salmon P. Chase, Treasury Secretary under Lincoln. #110372 B: 1907 $5 “Woodchopper” Note

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RAF No. 40 Squadron, Major R. S. Dallas. 6½" wingspan.

#705978

74.95

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Rene Fonck. Horse artwork. 6¾" wingspan.

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Major Pickthorn, November 1918. 6½" wingspan.

#703230

LIMITED EDITION

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Gold Foil Notes

Designed for exchange between Federal Reserve banks. #109325

LIMITED EDITION

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Woolley. This heavily illustrated book recounts the WWI exploits of the legendary 94th Aero Squadron “Hat in the Ring Gang,” which, as the first American unit to see aerial combat in the war, included among its pilots such luminaries as Raoul Lufbery and “ace of aces” Eddie Rickenbacker. 272 pages, 375+ B&W photos, 8 pages of SPAD and Nieuport color profiles, 8½"x 11", hardcover. #5809 $49.95

C: 1934 Woodrow Wilson $100,000 Note

B LIMITED EDITION

#704488

The Combat History of the 94th Aero Squadron in World War I

Featuring Andrew Jackson, the 1907 “Woodchopper” was the last “horse blanket” size bill issued in America. #110486

These 1/48 scale, die cast models feature realistic surface details, rotatable propellers, wire wing rigging, accurate armament, a pilot figure, authentic markings, and a display 1/48 SCALE stand.

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French Aviation During the First World War

Ferry. Early in the war, the newly formed French Air Force – the first in the world – focused on reconnaissance and bombing missions. As the Great War progressed, so did the capabilities of French aircraft. By the time of the Armistice, French military had 10,000 aircraft spread through nearly 300 squadrons, as well as equipping allies. 176 pages, photos throughout, 9"x 11½", softcover. #36472 $49.95

Fighter Aces of the Great War

Wynn & Wynn. Aviation was still in its infancy when war broke out in Europe in 1914. As the war progressed, so did the capabilities of the aircraft on both sides. This title examines the early aces who were credited with at least five enemy aircraft shot down, including the most famous, Manfred von Richthofen, the Red Baron. 184 pages, 100 B&W photos, 6"x 9¼", softcover. #706737 $24.95

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WWI

Germany German Fighter Models

Replicating aircraft flown by some of the most decorated WWI German pilots, these 1/48 scale, die cast models feature authentic markings, accurate armament, wing bracing, a rotating propeller, a pilot figure and a display stand.

$74.95 each

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1/48 SCALE

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Hell’s Angels

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LIMITED EDITION

#705980

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Features markings as piloted by Fridrich Kempf in 1917. 6" wingspan. #900171

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Piloted by Manfred von Richthofen, the “Red Baron” in June 1916. 7¾" wingspan. #705974

“Spotted Cow”

The P-Class was the first Zeppelin airship type to be produced in quantity after the outbreak of WWI. The LZ47 was deployed by the German military to carry out bombing raids on Paris and was later at the battle of Verdun. This 1/720 scale plastic kit replicates that craft with “spotted cow” camo. Features detailed gondola engines, authentic decals, illustrated instructions, and includes display stand. Assembly required. 25+ pieces; skill level 2. 9" long. #706740 $29.95

LIMITED EDITION

A: Albatros D.V – Piloted by Martin Mallmann of Jasta 19 “Les Tangos,” in 1918. 7½" wingspan.

Zeppelin LZ47 P-Class German Airship Kit

Directed by Howard Hughes, this WWI drama recreates air battles with extraordinary realism – including a Zeppelin raid over London that is... "one of the most hauntingly effective sequences ever put on film.” Starring James Hall, Ben Lyon, and Jean Harlow (whose performance, including the line about slipping into “something more comfortable,” made her a star), this B&W film includes two color Technicolor sequences. 2 hrs. 15 min. #V9340 $19.95

German WWI Medals

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These high-quality medals replicate ones awarded by Germany during the Great War for valor on the field and in the air.

LIMITED EDITION

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A: German Army Pilot Badge – Awarded to

German Army pilots upon completion of flight school and flight examinations. 2"x 2¾". #706561

$24.95 24.95

B: German Naval Pilot Badge – Awarded to German naval pilots upon flight training certification. 2"x 2¾". #706739

2½-Foot Wingspan!

$24.95

C: Pour le Mérite (Blue Max)

The Fokker Eindecker monoplane entered service with the Luftstreitkrafte in late 1915 and contributed to the period of German air superiority known as the “Fokker Scourge.” A beautiful rendition of that aircraft, this 1/12 scale kit features more than 90 laser-cut, hand-selected balsa parts; vacuum-molded parts, including a 9-inch prop; lightweight colored tissue; peel-and-stick decals; FAI approved rubber; and more. 30" wingspan when assembled.

#83045

Discontinued after WWI, it was awarded to pilots for distinC guished combat records. “The Red Baron” Manfred von Richthofen was among recipients. 2"x 2". #65205 $29.95

D: Grand Iron Cross

The 1914 date was added to the front at the beginning of WWI. 2"x 2".

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“Torpedo Los!”

#65206

The German Imperial Torpedo-Flieger

Schmeelke. This title details the story of German aerial torpedo operations in World War I. Highly illustrated, the story covers weapons, formations, operations, aircraft, and insight from airmen. An uncommon facet of German naval history, a must read for WWI historians! 190 pages, 286 color and B&W photos, 8½"x 11", softcover.

#706738

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$34.95

E: Zeppelin Badge

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Developed in 1920 to commemorate Zeppelin airshipmen during WWI. 2½"x 2".

#107991

$24.95

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Pre-WWII

Between the Wars

J2F-5 Duck Model

When Hollywood Ruled The Skies

1/48 SCALE

Used for utility and air-sea rescue duties, the Grumman J2F Duck was an American amphibious biplane that served each major branch of the U.S. armed forces from the mid-1930s until just after the Second World War. This 1/48 scale model of the J2F-5 features landing gear, a rotating propeller, and authentic USN markings. 9¾" wingspan.

#706293

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Orriss. Cinematic epics Orriss centering on the thrill of aviation have become some of Hollywood's most memorable films! These illustrated titles, including the newest release examining the most popular postwar pictures, take readers through a nearly complete catalog of the genre’s best! 156+ pages, 200+ B&W photos, 8½"x 11", $ softcover. 24.95 each

Volume I: World War I #48906 Volume II: Interwar #700772 Volume III: World War II #48907 Volume IV: Post-World War II #703891

B-18 Bolo Kit

Replicating a Douglas B-18 Bolo – an American medium bomber which served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during the late 1930s and early 1940s – this 1/72 scale plastic kit features finely molded and photoetched pieces, intricate cockpit and surface details, detailed landing gear, optionally armed turrets, and accurate decals with a choice of four markings. Assembly required, skill level 4, 14" wingspan. #706742 $79.95

Douglas B-18 Bolo

The Ultimate Look: From Drawing Board to U-Boat Hunter

Wolf. In this meticulously researched book – the first ever dedicated to the little-known Douglas B-18 Bolo, which was America’s most numerous front-line bomber at the time of Pearl Harbor – you’ll read about the aircraft and its development, of its testing and manufacture, and of its combat experience in World War II. 216 pages, 260+ B&W and color photos, 8½"x 11", hardcover. #21092 $59.95

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optional-position hidden headlamps. 10½" long.

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C: 1930 Packard Eight 73 Speedster – Features

a photo-etched grille, carpeted interior, and spare wheels mounted in the front fenders. 11¾" long. #404170 $109.95

1928 Gold Foil Notes

14.95 each

A: NEW! 1937 Cord 812 – Features B: NEW! 1936 Cord 810 – Features

Handsomely faded for that eye-catching vintage look, this 100% cotton t-shirt features the recognizable roundel that served as the Air Force’s logo from 1919 through 1942. #704646

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These 1/18 scale, die cast models replicate some of the most stylish and sought after vehicles of the 1930s. They feature opening 1/18 SCALE hoods to reveal large detailed engines, steerable front wheels, real rubber tires, opening doors and trunk, detailed interiors, simulated chrome parts, and include a removable B display base. optional-position hidden headlamps. 10½" long. #409703 $79.95

Air Force Roundel T-Shirt

Featuring a shimmering two-sided gold tone, these notes replicate American currency issued in 1928. They come in a protective plastic sleeve.

1930s Luxury Car Models A

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A: $5 Lincoln Gold Certificate #110485 #110014 B: McKinley $500 Bill #109022 C: “Funny Back” $1 Bill

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Overview World War II

World War II Chess Set

Secretive History

Breuer. Some of the Second World War’s most exciting unknown tales are told in these dramatic volumes, each one bursting with information sure to be shocking and new to even the most seasoned history buff! Learn all about Allied codebreakers and their tools, Winston Churchill’s zany scheme for a “mousetrap in the sky,” and a small Burmese mountain tribe who helped dislodge a Japanese $ stronghold. 238+ pages, B&W photos, 6½"x 9¼", hardcover. 9.95 each

Top Secret Tales #702180 Unexplained Mysteries #104120

Secret Weapons Daring Missions

#104121 #104122

WWII

Chess board not included.

Challenge your fellow WWII military buff to a game of chess! You get a complete collection of full-color, resin U.S. and German chess pieces, including Adolf Hitler and FDR as opposing kings and Sherman and Tiger tanks as opposing knights. Figures measure up to 3¼" tall. #60737 $109.95

Cherry-Stained Hinged Chessboard

This chessboard includes a hinged storage compartment to house your pieces. 15½"x 15½". #60746 $89.95

Aces in the Sky

The Greatest Hunter Pilots of World War II

Defining tools to a nation’s success in wartime, aircraft had become, just a few years after man’s first flight, the newest form of combat. This program examines the “best of the best” pilots to man the cockpit, the men who became “aces” in the First and Second World Wars, from 80-victory ace Manfred von Richthofen, the “Red Baron,” of WWI to 352-victory ace Erich Hartmann of WWII and a many others who became famous, deadly “hunters” in the skies. 1 hr. 23 min. #36446 $24.95

WWII Warbirds Hawaiian Shirt

Set against a subtle blue background, the best fighters and bombers of WWII cover this generously cut Hawaiian shirt! Complete with palm tree silhouettes, it’s M, L, XL: $54.95 made of a super-soft cotton#703949 2XL, 3XL: $59.95 rayon blend.

WWII Currency / Military Payment $29.95 per set

Dogfight in the Clouds

Fighter Pilots of the Second World War

Unlike WWI, where aerial combat only marginally influenced the outcome, in WWII, it played a decisive role. Each side sought to have the best trained pilots, and planes that flew faster, turn tighter curves, fly further ranges, and carry the heaviest and most accurate weapons. This documentary looks at those and other factors that determined the winner of the skies, and ultimately the war. 1 hr. 23 min. #706743 $24.95

In 1943, with copper reserved for the production of wartime supplies, the U.S. Mint halted copper pennies and issued Authentic Artifacts! special steel Lincoln cents that were produced for one year only. Now, you can have your own 50-coin roll of those “Steelies” that are in lightly circulated condition and arrive in a protective coin tube. #M651581

Private SNAFU – Rare & Racy WWII Cartoons

Created by Warner Brothers during World War II as an instructional series for incoming U.S. Army draftees, Private Snafu – a clueless G.I. who gave soldiers examples of what not to do – wasn’t intended for general audiences, hence the foul language and provocative females. Included are 16 hilarious, and surprisingly racy, animated shorts! B&W. #106195 $9.95

NEW! 4-Coin set: Nazi Germany 1936-40 Bronze/Brass Coins – A historic collection Authentic Artifacts!

World War II-Era Musical CDs

Two of the 1940s greatest voices are found on these multi-CD sets, including Kate Smith – the “Songbird of the South” – and Marlene Dietrich, made famous by her rendition of “Lili Marleen.”

Kate Smith: God Bless America – 75 tracks on 3 CDs. Songs include “God Bless America,“ “Easter Parade,” “I Cried For You,” and many more.

#107214 24.95 Marlene Dietrich Collection – 51 tracks on $

2 CDs. Songs include “Lili Marleen,” “Falling in Love Again,” “Give Me the Man,” and many more.

#107213

50-Piece Roll 1943-P Lincoln “Steel Cent” Set

12.95

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of German coins issued under Hitler’s rule, this currency set includes 4 coins, dated from 1936-40, each featuring a depiction of a Nazi Eagle holding a swastika with the legend “Deutsches Reich,” along with the date and denomination. #110696

NEW! 2-Note Set: Japanese 1939-40 Troop Payment Notes – This currency was used by the Japanese to Genuine Artifacts!

pay their troops, similar to U.S. MPC (Military Payment Certificates.) These featured totally original designs so not to be confused with any other Japanese Yen. A very special collectible, these genuine notes display the fanciful dragon design in gorgeous detail. #108715

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WWII P-38G Lightning Model

P-38 Lightning / P-40 Warhawk LIMITED EDITION

1/72 SCALE

One of the most important aerial engagements of WWII, "Operation Vengeance" involved the #705994 P-38G "Miss Virginia" in ambushing an air$89.95 craft transporting Japan's leading military tactician of the Pearl Harbor attack, Isoroku Yamamoto. Featuring the markings of "Miss Virginia," 339th FS, 347th FG, this 1/72 scale, die cast model of the P-38G includes a pilot figure, rotatable propellers, optional-position landing gear, and a display stand. 8½" wingspan.

P-38J Lightning Model

1/48 SCALE LIMITED EDITION

Major Thomas McGuire of the 475th Fighter Group tallied his first kill on August 18, 1943 – a day he took down three Imperial warbirds in a P-38 Lightning. Made by Air Force 1, this 1/48 scale, die cast model, a striking reproduction of McGuire's "Pudgy IV" P-38J, features signature nose art and markings, rotating propellers, a see-through canopy, a well-equipped cockpit, drop tanks, optional-position landing gear, and an all-metal display stand. 13" wingspan. #702183 $107.95

Fork-Tailed Devil T-Shirt

This 100% pre-shrunk cotton t-shirt displays the distinct P-38 Lightning – Back nicknamed “Fork-Tailed Devil” by the Luftwaffe. It features doubleneedle stitching, taped shoulders and neck, $ M, L, XL: 22.95 and a seamless collar. $ 2XL, 3XL: 24.95 #703976

The Forgotten Squadron

The 449th Fighter Squadron in World War II: Flying P-38s over China with the Flying Tigers, 14th Air Force

Jackson. Filled with rare photographs of personnel, aircraft and locales, this book examines the WWII exploits of the 449th Fighter Squadron – the only P-38 fighter squadron to fly with the famous 14th Air Force “Flying Tigers” – in China, including the daring Thanksgiving day raid on Taiwan. 256 pages, 220+ color and B&W photos and illustrations, 8½"x 11", hardcover. #21139 $59.95

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P-40 Warhawk Model

This 1/48 scale, die cast model of a P-40 1/48 SCALE Warhawk flown by 18¼-victory ace David Lee “Tex” Hill of the 2nd Squadron “Panda Bears,” American Volunteer Group, Flying Tigers, features a glazed canopy, a rotating propeller, authentic markings, and a collector’s card. Includes a display stand. 9¼" wingspan. #95858 $39.95

Tigers in the Pass

James Laurier. This limited edition print depicts Tex Hill of the First American Volunteer Group of the Chinese Air Force, nicknamed the “Flying Tigers,” leading a flight of LIMITED EDITION P-40B Tomahawks though the hills of southwestern China en route to their base at Kweilin. This stunning print is signed by the artist and includes a certificate of authenticity. 36"x 26". #706804 $185.95

P-40 Flying Tigers T-Shirt Pay tribute to the iconic Flying Tigers squadron by sporting this superb t-shirt! Made of 100% pre-shrunk cotton, it features doubleneedle stitching and taped seams for a comfy fit.

#703977

M, L, XL: $22.95 2XL, 3XL: $24.95

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Flying Tiger Facemask

Made of polyester, this reusable facemask is packing some serious airpower. Includes adjustable straps. #706617 $12.95

WWII Fighter Building Block Sets

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When history comes to life, sometimes you want to play with it, and now you can! These 1/35 scale building block sets feature rotating propellers, opening canopies, optional-position landing gear, movable wing flaps, and include a pilot figure and display stand with name placard. $ 10½" wingspan. 34.95 each

A: P-40E Warhawk – 272 pieces. #706802 B: Fw 190A-8 – 285 pieces. #706803

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P-47 Thunderbolt / P-51 Mustang

WWII

The Eagles Divide

P-47D Thunderbolt Model

1/48 SCALE LIMITED EDITION

This 1/48 scale, Hobby Master die cast model recreates the P-47D Thunderbolt as flown by WWII ace Quince Lucien Brown in 1944. This special piece features the “Okie” paint scheme, named after Brown’s home state of Oklahoma. Other fabulous features include realistic panel lines, an opening canopy, a well-equipped cockpit, interchangeable landing gear, authentic markings, and a display stand. 10¼" wingspan. #981016

$91.95

P-47 Thunderbolt Model

Classic Cockpits:

Featuring the markings of “Kansas Tornado II,” 1/100 SCALE flown by Capt. Howard Curran th of the USAAF's 510 FS in 1944, this 1/100 scale, die cast model has wing-mounted bombs, retracted landing gear and a display stand. 5" wingspan.

#706287

Robert Taylor. By February 1945, the Third Reich was crumbling. This print depicts a group of desperate Luftwaffe Bf 109s as they try to ambush the U.S. Eighth Air Force bombers before they can reach their targets. Suddenly a pair of P-51 Mustang escorts from the 339th Fighter Group dive LIMITED EDITION head on to break up the enemy formation. 32"x 24". Limited Edition – In addition to being signed by the artist, this edition carries the original signature of one of the Luftwaffe’s most prominent aces. #706805 $295.95 Collector’s Edition – This edition carries the artist’s signature, and additionally is signed by a decorated Luftwaffe ace along with four famous P-51 Mustang pilots of the USAAF during World War II. #706806 $415.95

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Flying the P-51 Mustang

Filmed with multiple high-definition, on-board cameras, this program puts you in the cockpit of a P-51 Mustang for a complete flight using the same drills P-51 pilots used in World War II. You’ll also enjoy air-to-air footage of your flight, listen to the chatter on the intercom, and even accompany the crew chief and pilot as they perform the preflight checks and walk around! Widescreen, 48 minutes.

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Build your own flying replica of the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt! This 1/28 scale kit includes high quality, lasercut balsa wood parts; plastic detail parts, including a clear canopy, detailed landing gear and a propeller; lightweight covering tissue and color peel-and-stick decals; FAI rubber; a full-size plan along with building and flying instructions; and more. Suitable for display or rubber-powered flight, it has a 17½" wingspan. 70+ parts, assembly required. #8970 $29.95

Republic P-47 Thunderbolt

Among the most versatile and prolific aircraft of WWII, the P-47 Thunderbolt operated as both a fighter and bomber beginning in 1942. This four-film collection salutes the iconic plane and features a remastered version of the 1947 documentary, an examination of its service with the Mighty Eighth Air Force, a tour of the Thunderbolt factories, and a selection of rare newsreels. B&W. 1 hr. 25 min. #701607 $19.95

Signed by the Pilots!

A: Capt. Abner Aust Jr.

These 1/48 scale, die cast models are Hobby Master replicas of 506th FG. #980973 P-51D Mustangs flown by Capt. Abner Aust and 1st Lt. William G. B: 1st Lt. William Ebersole Ebersole at Iwo Jima in 1945 – each of which have nameplates “Honest Mistake,” signed by the heroes themselves! They feature an opening 462nd FG. #980975 canopy, a well-appointed cockpit, a pilot figure, wing-mounted weaponry, optional-position landing gear, historic markings, and a display stand. 9¼" long.

North American P-51 Mustang Cap

$109.95 each

Made of 100% brushed cotton twill, this premium-quality, khaki green cap features an embroidered, felt appliqué North American Aviation logo on the front, "P-51 Mustang" and D-Day invasion strips on the sides, a pre-curved visor, and an adjustable strap. One size fits most. #22417 $26.95

P-51 Mustang T-Shirt

You’ll adore this high-quality, 100% cotton t-shirt, featuring a P-51 Mustang in flight. Machine washable and pre-shrunk to keep you comfortable all day. #704896

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B-17 Flying Fortress / B-24 Liberator

Includes a Jimmy Army of the Air Stewart Bonus Film! The USAAF in World War II This five-star collection of rare U.S. Army Air Force films includes Expansion to Air Power (1944), which examines the growth of the AAF from 1939 through 1943, and AAF Report (1944), in which AAF Commanding General Henry “Hap” Arnold gives an official update on the worldwide air war. As an added bonus, you also get Winning Your Wings (1942), a recruiting film featuring Lt. Jimmy Stewart. B&W, 1 hr. 42 min. #V8514 $14.95

“Surprise Attack” T-Shirt Featuring the “Surprise Attack” nose art from a B-24 Liberator, this stylish t-shirt is made of 100% cotton. #706024

Nearly 3½-Foot Wingspan!

Measuring nearly three-and-a-half feet in wingspan, this 1/32 scale plastic kit of a B-24D comes with an incredible attention to detail including a glazed canopy, a well-equipped cockpit, realistic gunner stations (with rotating weaponry), free-spinning propellers (with detailed radial engines fronts), rubber tires, a detailed undercarriage, numerous photo-etched parts, and accurate decals. Assembly required. 560 pieces. Skill level 5. 41¼" wingspan. #704958 $249.95

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Consolidated B-24 Liberators in World War II

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Air Force Metal Signs

Resembling patches worn by B members of the USAAF’s Eighth and A: Eighth #64446 $29.95 Ninth air forces during B: Ninth #64447 each World War II, these 24-gauge steel signs resemble the look of aged metal and paint, include mounting holes, and measure 16"x 16". A

B-24D Liberator Kit

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B-17G Flying Fortress Model

1/72 SCALE

This 1/72 scale, die cast model replicates a B-17G with markings for USAAF 327th BS, 92nd BG, “Snake Hips,” as it would have flown from Pondington, England, on August 24, 1944. This replica features rotating propellers, engraved panel lines, a “glass” bombardier nose, opening bomb bay doors, optional-position landing gear, authentic markings, rotatable turret, crew figures, and a display LIMITED EDITION stand. 17¼" wingspan.

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The B-24 Liberator remains to this day the world’s most produced heavy bomber and multiengine aircraft, and the most-produced military aircraft in U.S. history. The first volume examines the story of these iconic early WWII aircraft, including their use in the famous raid on the refineries at Ploesti, Romania, in 1943. The second volume chronicles the design, development, and wartime use of the iconic late-production aircraft, featuring gun turrets on the nose. The story of these iconic WWII aircraft is told through carefully researched photos, many never before published, coupled with descriptive and informative captions, unlock the secrets of this aircraft. 112 pages, 9"x 9", hardcover. $19.95 each

Vol. 1: XB-24 to B-24E – 153 color and B&W photos. #704813

Vol. 2: B-24G to B-24M – 291 color and B&W photos. #704841

B-24D Liberator Model

On August 1, 1943, a bombing raid against Nazi #703750 $ oil refineries in 124.95 Romania was attempted by 176 B-24 Liberators – a disaster for the USAAF with the loss of more than 1/72 SCALE 650 crewmen. An Air Force 1 replica of “Wongo Wongo” – a B-24D lost during the mission, along with her crew of ten – this 1/72 scale, die cast model features open or closed bomb bays, optional-position landing gear, authentic 512th BS markings, and a display stand. 18¼" wingspan.

Land and Live in the Desert B-17G Flying Fortress Building Block Set

This 1/48 scale plastic set of the B-17 features spinning propellers, a pilot figure, bombs, landing gear, and accurate decals. Assembly required. 920 blocks. 26" wingspan. #706525 $95.95

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Loaded with archival footage, this collection shows how to survive when stranded in the desert! You get Land & Live in the Desert, about how to survive in a harsh climate for weeks; Lady Be Good, about the famous WWII B-24 that crashed in the Libyan Desert; Survival of the Fittest, which explains how good personal fitness can save your life; and FAA Hot Land Survival, about how to survive in sand, rock, and salt desert conditions. B&W, 1 hr. 37 min. total runtime. #V5109 $19.95

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B-29 / B-25 / B-26 / A-20 B-29 Superfortress Display Model

Featuring an impressive two-foot wingspan, this 1/72 scale model – a replica of the B-29 “Lucky ‘Leven”– is crafted of premium Philippine mahogany and features simulated windows, rotating propellers, authentic Air Force markings, and a wooden display base. 24" wingspan. #701504 $209.95

B-29 Superfortress Model

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England, 1943. “Flak Bait” survived 207 operational missions over Europe, more than any other American aircraft during WWII. #706810

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B-26 Marauder

Take a rare flight in a real B-29 Superfortress! You’ll board “Fifi,” the world’s last operational B-29, on a sunny day in 2013 and experience the thrill of being in the cockpit of the largest Allied bomber of World War II. Includes detailed closeups of engine starts, taxis, take-offs, fly overs, and landings. Color, widescreen, 1 hr. 33 min. #V5173 $24.95

“Warning F-Bombs” Metal Sign

Rival leading bomber aircraft with the number of F-bombs you can drop! This comical metal sign Includes mounting holes. 12½"x 16". #706437 $24.95

B-25 Mitchell Metal Sign

This heavy-gauge steel sign is cut in the shape of a B-25 Mitchell bomber. Includes mounting holes. 16"x 18".

Made in the USA.

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B-25 Mitchell Kit

This 1/64 scale plastic kit recreates the B-25 Mitchell medium bomber “Flying Dragon” and features accurate markings, landing gear and rotatable gun turrets, pilot figures, waterslide decals, a swivel presentation stand, and 100+ pieces. Assembly required, skill level 3. 13" wingspan.

#705731

$19.95

First flown in 1940, the B-26 Marauder was designed to meet the USAAC need for a high-speed, medium bomber. Used in the A Pacific, Western European and Mediterranean Theaters, the B-26 eventually became the primary bomber on the Western Front. These 1/107 scale, die cast models feature realistic surface details and panel lines, authentic markings and ordnance loads, a “glass” bombardier nose, and come with a display stand. 8" wingspan.

A: "Perkatory II" – USAAF B 386th BG, 555th BS. #705732 B: NEW! “Flak Bait” – USAAF 322nd BG, 449th BS, RAF Andrews Field,

The Last B-29

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B-26B Marauder Models

$34.95 each

Replicating “T-Square-54” – a B-29 that completed 37 bombing missions in WWII and today remains on display at the Museum of Flight in Seattle – this 1/200 scale, die cast model features rotating propellers, a realistic gunner station, and a display stand. 8½" wingspan.

#702880

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This collection includes five films packed with rare wartime footage of the Martin B-26 Marauder bomber in action! You get Bombers, a USAAF-produced introduction to the B-26; B-26 Marauder Newsreels and Film and Photos of the B-26 Marauder, which show bombers on take-off, attacking WWII enemy strongholds, and landing; Flying the Martin B-26 Marauder, a thorough presentation on how to operate a B-26; and Prelude to Invasion, about how the B-26 and other USAAF warplanes cleared the skies on D-Day. B&W, 1 hr. 28 min. #V5101 $19.95 LIMITED EDITION

A-20G Havoc Model

Painted to represent “Little Joe,” which completed 150 missions, of the 312th BG, 389th BS in 1945, this 1/72 scale, Hobby Master, die cast model replicates the A-20G. It includes realistic 1/72 SCALE panel lines, antennas, access panels, surface details, opening canopy, a detailed cockpit interior, landing gear, fuel tanks, ordnance loads, a detailed underside, and a display stand. 10¼" wingspan. #981174 $92.95

Douglas A-20G SAVE Havoc 33%

Stu Shepherd. On a bombing mission over 1944 wartorn France, A-20G Havocs with the 668th Bomb Squadron, 416th Bomb Group, led by “La France Libre,” complete another successful bombing raid. This print measures 24"x 18". #77365 Reg: $29.95 $

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Luftwaffe Fighters Luftwaffe Training Aircraft

The Training of Germany's Pilots and Aircrew Through Rare Archival Photographs

Goss.. The often unseen and unrecognized element in aerial warfare is that of training the pilots and crews, yet its value is beyond calculation. In this fundamental role, a wide variety of aircraft were used by the Luftwaffe, with trainee pilots progressing from simpler, older machines, such as the Klemm 35, the FockeWulf Fw 44 and the Bücker 131, to the more sophisticated Arado Ar 66, the Gotha Go 145 and the Arado Ar 76, as well as heavier aircraft like the Junkers W33 and W44. 192 pages, 200+ B&W photos, 7½"x 9½", softcover. #706825 $24.95

Messerschmitt Bf 110D Model

Replicating the Luftwaffe fighter mysteriously flown by Rudolph Hess over Eaglesham, Scotland, the night of May 10, 1941, this 1/72 scale, die cast model features authentic markings and ordnance loads, optional-position landing gear, hand-painted pilot and crew member figures, moving gun turrets, and a display stand. 8¾" wingspan.

Bf 109G-2 (Trop) Model

Featuring “Yellow 14” markings as it was piloted by Hans Joachim Marseille, this 1/72 scale, die cast model of the Messerschmitt Bf 109G-2 includes a pilot figure, optional-position undercarriage, accurate armament, and a rotatable propeller. 5½" wingspan. #705998 $64.95

#705995

1/72 SCALE

An Illustrated History

Mankau & Petrick. This examination of the legendary follow-up aircraft to the successful 109 documents the entire series. The twin-engine Bf 110 served in several fighter roles and as a recon platform. Then came the Me 210, which was quickly canceled due to its unstable airframe and flight characteristics. Design changes led to the Me 410, which became a Luftwaffe workhorse. 360 pages, 350+ B&W photos and line drawings. 8½"x 11", hardcover. #6884 $69.95

Bf 109E-4 Model

The Messerschmitt Bf 109 was first flown on May 28, 1935, and was created to be a much needed single-seat fighter/ interceptor. Featuring the markings of I./JG 77 during the 1940 invasion of France, this 1/48 scale, Hobby Master, die cast model replicates a Bf 109E-4 with an opening canopy that reveals a detailed cockpit, retractable landing gear, and a display stand. 8" wingspan. #981150 $99.95

Luftwaffe Fighter Models

These 1/72 scale plastic models of Luftwaffe warplanes feature textured surfaces, detailed cockpits and glazed canopies, rotating propellers (if applicable), authentic markings, and a display stand.

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Me262 A-2A 7" wingspan.

Bf109G-10 5½" wingspan.

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Heinkel He162A-2 Salamander Staffelkapitän of 3./JG 1 – 1945. 4" wingspan.

FW190A-6 5¾" wingspan.

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2./StG.2 in 1942. 7½" wingspan.

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Messerschmitt Me 163B-1a Komet

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Messerschmitt Bf 110 / Me 210 / Me 410

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#706829

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Luftwaffe Bombers / Fallschirmjäger Kampfgeschwader 53 “Legion Condor” & 51 “Edelweiss”

The Complete Histories of KG 53 and KG 51 in World War II

These titles record the KG 53 and KG 51 bomber units, from formation, development, and combat operations, and brings them to life through gripping personal accounts and photos. “Legion Condor” saw action in Poland, France, The Battle of Britain, Russia, and over the home invasion front. “Edelweiss” earned a reputation as a “fire brigade” as it was always committed to war zone “hotspots.” A must read for fans of World War II aviation! 6"x 9", hardcover. $39.95 each

Kampfgeschwader 53 “Legion Condor”: The Complete History of KG 53 in World War II – Kiehl. 384 pages, 130 B&W photos. #706830 Kampfgeschwader 51 “Edelweiss”: The Complete History of KG 51 in World War II – Dierich. 336 pages, 140 B&W photos. #706831

Luftwaffe Bombers

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Featuring rare archival footage, this 2-DVD set includes two great programs on bombers and bombing raids – that examine the Luftwaffe bombing arm, from its entry into World War II through its role in the Blitzkrieg campaigns. You'll learn about a variety of bomber types, including flying boats and floatplanes, missions and operations, and more! B&W and color. 1 hr. 47 min.

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German WWII Figures

Focke-Wulf Fw189A1 Night Fighter Kit

The Focke-Wulf Fw-189A1 was a German twin-engine, twin-boom, threeseat tactical reconnaissance and army cooperation aircraft. It entered Luftwaffe service in 1940 and was produced until the middle of 1944. This 1/48 scale plastic kit replicates the German fighter, featuring engraved panel lines, detailed cockpit, single piece propellers, and includes authentic decals. Assembly required, skill level 3, 9¾" long. #706833 $54.95

General Kurt Student – Includes

German Luftwaffe uniform, visor cap, overcoat, sword with scabbard, breeches and trousers, white shirt with black tie, parade belt, black and gray gloves, watch, PPK pistol with a clip and holster, Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, Luftwaffe Pilot's Badge, LIMITED EDITION Commemorative Badge of Airmen, and 1914 Iron Cross 1st class. #110121 $199.95

Fallschirmjäger Max Schmeling – Includes jump pants, Luftwaffe Fliegerbluse, knee pads, jump smock, a parachute, P08 pistol and leather holster, ammo pouch, gravity knife, LIMITED EDITION canteen, dog tag, binoculars, M24 stick grenade, M38 gasmask, a JU-52 Fuselage jump door, and an Iron Cross 1st class. #109776 $229.95

German Paratroopers

The Illustrated History of the Fallschirmjäger in WWII

McNab. From the battles over the Low Countries in 1940, to the seizure of Crete in 1941, to battling on the Eastern Front and later in Italy, this pictorial guide explores the German paratroopers during WWII. This book also includes background on the recruitment and training of this advanced corps, and the specialist equipment produced especially for the Third Reich’s airborne troops. 176 pages, 200 B&W photos, 7½"x 10", softcover. #109963 $29.95

German Paratrooper Aged Helmet

Perfect for reenactment or display, this German Paratrooper helmet is hand-aged to give it a “veteran” look. Made with a genuine leather liner, it mimics the ones worn by German elite forces in missions in the Low Countries.

Knight’s Cross Holders of the Fallschirmjager Hitler’s Elite Parachute Force at War, 1940-1945

1/6 SCALE

These 1/6 scale fully articulating plastic figures represent Fallschirmjäger General Kurt Student and Fallschirmjäger Max Schmeling, former world heavyweight boxing champion. They feature realistic head sculpts, 2 pairs of hands, realistic uniforms, leather boots, pistol, and much more. 12" tall.

He 111H-6 Kit

The He 111H was more widely produced and saw more action during WWII than any other Heinkel variant. This 1/48 scale plastic kit replicates the German bomber, featuring engraved panel lines, detailed cockpit, bombardier’s station, gondola, and bulkheads, single piece propellers, optional bombs with racks, and includes authentic decals for 4 versions. Assembly required, skill level 3, 13½" long. #706832 $99.95

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Dixon. Hitler’s paratroopers – known as the Fallschirmjager – were a premier infantry unit for the German military and fought in nearly every theater of combat during the war. 130 of these soldiers received the Knight’s Cross, the highest award given for battlefield bravery. This volume brings their stories to life with vivid photographic biographies, recounting the courageous tales from one of the most successful crews of the entire Second World War. 256 pages, 204 color and B&W photos, 7"x10", hardcover. #M106904 $44.95

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Knight’s Cross with Oak Leaves

This premium-quality, full-size reproduction of a Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross award features a die cast metal Iron Cross with a swastika and the date 1939 on the front, the date 1813 on the back, and a highquality ribbon. 2"x 2". #66561 $29.95

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Battle for the Atlantic 1/700 SCALE

Three of the world’s most legendary warships are featured in this premium collection of 1/700 scale, die cast models – replicas of battleships and aircraft carriers from World War II. An amazing attention to detail is featured with each one including a revised color scheme, realistic deck and superstructure details, a new wooden-look presentation stand, and a sea-wave blister for unique waterline display.

HMS Ark Royal – One of the most active aircraft carriers of the entire war, the British HMS Ark Royal was fatally struck by the German submarine U-86 in November of 1941. 13¾" long. #701960

DKM Tirpitz – In November of 1944, British Lancasters attacked the DKM Tirpitz, causing it to quickly capsize, killing at least 950 crewmen. 13¾" long. #701957

HMS Hood

During WWII, All models include the Hood and the two display bases! DKM Bismarck faced head-on during the Battle of Denmark Strait (May 24, 1941). Less than ten minutes after opening fire, the Bismarck connected with a 38mm shell and broke the Hood Each in two, killing 1,415 men. 14¾" long. #701954

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A massive replica of the Kriegsmarine’s mighty Bismarck battleship as she appeared during the Battle of the Denmark Strait, this More Than 1,700 Parts exquisitely detailed, 1/200 scale plastic kit is over four feet long when completed! You get a one-piece, full hull; an intricate superstrucOver 4-Feet Long! ture with masts and radar assemblies; a well-equipped deck with movable cranes, depth charge racks, and a double-ended catapult; a full suite of guns on rotating turrets with elevating barrels; metal chains and 380mm cannons; plenty of photo-etched parts, including ladders, radiator vents, catwalks, and radar antennas; an Ar196-A1 floatplane and a small fleet of ship’s boats; and more. 49¼" long; 1,700+ pieces, assembly required. #83508 Reg: $399 $

German Battleship Bismarck Kit

Graf Zeppelin Kit

This quality 1/700 scale plastic kit of the Kriegsmarine vessel features a two-piece full hull, a detailed flight deck and superstructure, full weapons suite (including a total of 78 individual guns), a ship crane, life rafts, deck fittings, numerous photoetched parts (including railings, ladders, mast, and antenna), an aircraft catapult, twenty aircraft models (five each of an Ar 185, Bf 109, Fi 167, and Ju 87), a nameplate, authentic markings, and a display stand. Assembly required. Skill level 4. 14¾" long. #702974 $69.95

U-Boat Commander “Lehmann” Figure

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Stan Stokes. This dramatic artwork depicts the torpedo attack by Fairey Swordfish aircraft launched from the HMS Ark Royal, a mission against the Bismarck that ultimately led to its sinking just days later. 16"x11½". Signed by the artist and by the surviving highest ranked officer, Berkard von Mullenheim-Rechberg! #M700361

1/6 SCALE

This 1/6 scale articulated figure of German Commander Lehmann – a fearless U-Boat officer during WWII – features a realistic head sculpt, 3 pairs of palms, a visor cap, Kriegsmarine officer uniform, a jacket and plaid shirt, U-Boat crew uniform, a shirt with black tie, a scarf, grey gloves and belt, shoes and deck shoes, binoculars and LIMITED EDITION whistle, a tobacco pipe and goggles, a stop-watch, a dagger with hangers, cap insignia, and badges. 12" tall.

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Signed by Bismarck Officer Berkard von Mullenheim-Rechberg!

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Battleship Bismarck: A Design and Operational History Garzke, Dulin, and Jurens. The culmination of decades of work, this in-depth analysis on the Bismarck examines more than simply its combat record and infamous demise, also investigating one of the more profound questions about the battleship: who sank it, the Germans or British? Readers will be treated to insight by some of the foremost authorities on the topic – including naval experts, Kriegsmarine sailors, and modern-day salvagers. 624 pages, 9½"x 12", hardcover. #111223 $89.95

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U.S. Allies World War II Allied Flags

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A: Spitfire Mk IX – 1/48 Scale – Piloted by

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RAF No. 126 Squadron Leader Johnny Plagis, stationed in Harrowbeer, England, in July 1944, with markings “5J-K” ML214. 9¼" wingspan. #981254

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These die cast metal models replicate World War II Royal Air Force B fighters circa 1944. They feature opening canopies with detailed cockpit, optional-position landing gear, realistic panel lines and surface details, a pilot figure, and come with display stand.

Pay tribute to a trio of World War II Allies with these polyester flags representing the national designs of the U.K., Canada, and Australia. Includes brass grommets for easy hanging. 5'x 3'. $18.95 each

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WWII RAF Fighter Models

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B: P-40N Kittyhawk – 1/72 Scale – Piloted by RAF No. 112

Lt. Edward Ross, who added the “?”. Painted with the shark teeth “Flying Tigers” design on front. 6¼" wingspan. #981169 $69.95

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Flag Mugs

A: United Kingdom B: Canadian C: Australian

A wonderful souvenir for your next adventure, these mugs are a great way to collect your travel memories. Made of ceramic, they are dishwasher and microwave safe. 11oz.

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Royal Canadian Air Force

Expand your historic aircraft collection with these affordable showpieces of famous WWII warbirds! Each 1/72 scale, die cast replica features authentic RCAF markings along with realistic surface details and a display stand. 1/72 SCALE

Lysander Mk. Mk.II

First Canadian-built Lysander (#416), Malton Airport, 1939. 8¼" wingspan.

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Spitfire Mk.Vb Model

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In 1938, Irishman LIMITED EDITION Brendan "Paddy" Finucane joined the RAF and two years later, he was flying Spitfires. In April 1941, he was transferred to the 452 Squadron where he scored seventeen victories. This 1/48 scale, Hobby Master, die cast model replicates the Spitfire Mk.Vb as it was piloted by Brendan "Paddy" Finucane in 1941 and features markings from No. 452 Squadron RAAF. It includes an adjustable canopy, pad-printed gauges, a spinning propeller, an engine exhaust stack, realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, surface details, a detailed cockpit interior, interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear, detachable ordnance loads, an accurately detailed underside, and a display stand. 9¼" wingspan.

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No. 443 Squadron, RCAF, Belgium 1945. 5½" long.

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PBY-5A Catalina

RAAF, A24-88 “Black Cat.” 8¼" wingspan. 1/150 scale. #706616

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Pearl Harbor / Imperial Japan

P-40B Warhawk Model

USS Arizona (BB-39) Model

1/48 SCALE

This 1/48 scale, Hobby Master LIMITED EDITION die cast model represents one of the most recognizable aircraft of WWII. Recreating $ an American P-40B Warhawk flown by Kenneth Taylor with the 47th Fighter Squadron at Pearl Harbor in 1941, this impressive piece features realistic panel lines, an opening canopy revealing a well-equipped cockpit, pad-printed markings, interchangeable landing gear, and a display stand. 9½" wingspan.

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December 8, 1941 Newspaper

This reproduction of The Baltimore News-Post takes you back to the day after the attack – the day when the war that Adolf Hitler started by invading Poland became a worldwide conflict. And, as if the fascinating contemporaneous accounts were not enough, this newspaper is also filled with other stories of the day as well as original advertisements and cartoons. 16 pages, 17"x 22½". #68152 $14.95

A stunning replica of the American ship, this 1/700 scale, die cast model features an amazing attention to historical authenticity including a revised color scheme (based on thorough visual research), realistic deck and superstructure details, a new wooden-look presentation stand, and a sea-wave blister for unique waterline display. 10¼" long. #701961

Birth of a Legend

USS Arizona BB-39 (1941) Kit

A replica of the Pennsylvania-Class battleship USS Arizona (BB-39) – commissioned in 1916 and sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor – in her 1941 configuration, this 1/350 scale plastic kit features a choice of full hull or waterline construction, a detailed superstructure and deck, realistic armament, lifeboats and two OS2U Kingfisher float-planes, authentic markings, and a display stand. Assembly required. Skill level 2. 20¾" long. #83569 $59.95

Raising the Fleet

The Pearl Harbor Salvage Operation, 1941-1944

Arroyo and Cohen. One of the only titles on the subject, this lavishly illustrated book examines the salvaging efforts at Pearl Harbor in the years following the Japanese attack. Get insight on every ship’s exhaustive repair efforts, including over 20,000 hours of underwater diving, in addition to a look at the three vessels unable to be salvaged: the USS Arizona, Utah, and Oklahoma. 304 pages, 200+ B&W photos, 8½"x 11" softcover. #105593 $29.95

Nakajima B5N2 “Kate” Model

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A6M2 Zero Model

Recreating a Japanese A6M2 Zero – one of the most recognizable aircraft of WWII – as flown in Saburo Sakai in 1940, this 1/48 scale, Hobby Master die cast model features an opening canopy, a pilot figure, realistic armament, optional-position landing gear, historic markings, and a display stand. 9" wingspan. #981004 $89.95

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Primarily serving as a carrier-based bomber for 1/72 SCALE the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II, the "Kate" featured prominently at Pearl Harbor and the Battle of Midway. This 1/72 scale replica features an opening canopy, a pilot figure, realistic armament, optional-position landing gear, historic markings, and a display stand. 8½" wingspan. #981001 $79.95

Imperial Japan: 50 Sen Silver Coin

Struck in Japan from 1922 to 1938 – under the reigns of Emperor Yoshihito and his son Hirohito – this remarkable 50 sen coin is rich in symbolism with intricate images of cherry blossoms and Paulownia trees, as well as chrysanthemum and phoenix flowers. Authentic Artifact! Includes a wooden display box and a certificate of authenticity. 23.5mm diameter. #105992 $39.95

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Pacific Air Power South Pacific Air War

Claringbould, Ingman. Learn all about aerial warfare in the South Pacific during the Second World War with this wonderful series of in-depth volumes. Historical timelines, combat aircraft, crucial decision making, full-color illustrations, and much more are all featured in these fascinating reads. Approximately 250 pages, 6¾"x 9¾", $ softcover. 39.95 each

Volume 1: The Fall of Rabaul (December 1941 – March 1942)

As the Imperial Japanese Navy and land-based bombers penetrated over vast distances, the Royal Australian Air Force was at the ready to put up a spirited fight. #705259

Volume 2: The Struggle for Moresby (March – April 1942)

Follow the two crucial months of March and April 1942 when a deadly struggle for Port Moresby resulted in a never-before-seen complex aerial campaign by the Allies. #705260

Volume 3: Coral Sea & Aftermath (May – June 1942)

For the first time in recorded history, opposing carriers faced each other in the Battle of the Coral Sea. This epic conflict is portrayed in complete regional context including the land-based air forces of both sides. #705261

Battle of Midway

USN SBD-2 Dauntless “Midway” Kit

F4F-4 Wildcat Model

LIMITED EDITION

This 1/48 scale, die cast model is a Hobby Master replica of an F4F-4 Wildcat, as it appeared with VC-12 onboard USS Core in 1944, features engraved panel lines, 1/48 SCALE an opening canopy with removable pilot figure, optional-position landing gear, a professionally handpainted scheme, a well-equipped cockpit, authentic markings, $ and a display stand. 9½" wingspan. #980908 Reg: $89.95

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Developed to combat the Japanese Zero, the 1/32 SCALE carrier-based F6F Hellcat was first flown on June 26, 1942. A far more potent force than its predecessor, the F4F Wildcat, this fighter featured a larger fuel capacity, wider landing gear, and an increased ammunition capacity. This 1/32 scale, die cast model from Hobby Master replicates the F6F Hellcat, and includes authentic VF-17 markings markings, a detailed cockpit with opening canopy, authentic ordnance loads, and a display stand. 16¼" wingspan. wingspan #980952 $199.95

F4U-1A Corsair Models LIMITED EDITION

USN Story – The Battle of Midway

This feature is a collection of six previously released short films, anthologized here for the first time. They include “The Battle of Midway,” directed by John Ford, “Technical Story of Midway,” a U.S. Navy film, “Squadron 8,” a tribute to the squad that was decimated during the first attack on the Japanese fleet, and others. A great historical journey and a must see for any WWII, Navy, or aviation enthusiast! 1 hr. 42 min. #706836 $19.95

TBD-1 Devastator Models

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The SBD was the U.S. Navy’s main carrierbased scout/dive bomber from mid-1940 through mid-1944, and is best remembered as the bomber that delivered the fatal blows to Japanese carriers during the Battle of Midway in June 1942. This 1/48 scale plastic kit replicates the bomber as it would have appeared at the Battle of Midway. Features include authentic decals, detailed cockpit, engraved panel lines, realistic engine and landing gear, optional open or closed canopy and dive flaps, and 1,000lb and 100lb armaments included. Assembly required, skill level 3, 8¼" long. #706835 $34.95

Featuring markings from the U.S. Navy’s VT-8, these 1/72 scale, SkyMax, die cast models replicate TBD-1 Devastators flying off the USS Hornet during the Battle of Midway in June 1942. Each features an intricate cockpit and rear gunner station, a removable canopy, realistic surface details, optional-position landing gear, and a display stand. 8½" wingspan. $84.95 84.95 each

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Replicating a pair of F4U-1A Corsairs, these 1/48 scale, Hobby Master, die cast models feature opening canopies, detailed cockpit and front engines, rotating propellers, authentic markings, optional position landing gear, and include a pilot figure and a display stand. 10" wingspan. A: “Midnite Cocktail” – VMF(N)-532, USMC, Saipan, April 1944. #981177 B: Lt. Ira Kepford – VF-17 “Jolly Rogers,” Feb. 1944.

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Black Sheep / End of War

Pappy Boyington Figure

This 1/30 scale metal figure replicates the celebrated Black Sheep and one time Flying Tiger, Pappy Boyington, in his flight uniform and parachute, ready for trouble with his hand reaching for his pistol. Hand painted, this piece will add to any WWII collection! 2" tall. #111224 $39.95

Black Sheep Over Rabaul 1/30 SCALE

F4U Corsair Model

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Signed by VMF-214 Pilot Robert McClurg!

During his command of the “Black Sheep” Squadron, Maj. Greg “Pappy” Boyington became a leading ace, and received the Medal of Honor. This 1/100 1/100 SCALE scale, die cast replica of his F4U Corsair features a see-through canopy, a drop tank, a rotating propeller, authentic VMF-214 markings, and a display stand. 4¾" wingspan.

The Manhattan Project Trinity Test Witnessing the Bomb in New Mexico

Osterreich. At 5:29 a.m. on July 16, 1945, the Trinity Test explosion of the first atomic bomb changed the world forever. The dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki followed soon after, but it was the first blast in what is now known as White Sands Missile Range that marked the beginning of the end of WWII. In southern New Mexico, although the Manhattan Project was still top secret, everyday people witnessed the test, experienced its light and power, and literally felt the earth move. In this title, you’ll relive those experiences and find out how their lives were transformed. 128 pages, 66 photos, 6"x 9", softcover. #111114 $21.95

The Bomb

Featuring an exciting selection of recently declassified footage, this program examines the making and global influence of the nuclear Made in bomb. Go behind the scenes to the USA. learn about its development, witness rare images of bombtesting during the 1950s and ’60s, and explore the modern era of atomic responsibility. 2 hours. #700578 $24.95

“Danger: Radiation” Metal Sign

Made of 24-gauge steel, this shaped replica of a radiation hazard sign from the late 1940s, has a vintage appearance and includes mounting holes. 26"x 26". #M602375 $29.95 29.95

Stan Stokes. Pappy Boyington and his VMF-214 “Black LIMITED EDITION Sheep” were one of the most successful Marine flying units of the war. This limited edition print captures Boyington’s Corsair in the forefront, with wingman Robert McClurg and his warbird in close formation, as they approach enemy territory over Rabaul. Signed by the artist and McClurg – an ace who finished the war with 7 aerial victories! 22"x18". #701768 $119.95

USS Indianapolis (CA-35) Kit

A replica of the USS Indianapolis (CA-35), which delivered critical parts for the first atomic bomb to the U.S. air base at Tinian before being sunk by the Japanese submarine I-58, this 1/350 scale plastic kit features a full-hull or waterline construction; a detailed superstructure; realistic armament, including 8" main guns, 5" guns, a quad 40mm, and twin 20mm cannons; life rafts, an SC-1 Seahawk plane, and an aircraft steam catapult; authentic markings; and a display stand. Assembly required. 20¾" long.

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B-29 Superfortress Model

This 1/144 scale, Air Force 1, die cast model replicates “Bockscar,” the B-29 that dropped the “Fat Man” atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan, on August 9, 1945. Features include “Bockscar’s” signature nose art, realistic panel lines, simulated canopy, rotating propellers, authentic markings, optionalposition landing gear, and includes a 1/72 scale LIMITED EDITION reproduction of the “Fat Man” bomb, and a display stand. 11¾" wingspan.

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“A New Beginning” Framed Photo

USS Missouri (BB-63) Model

A stunning replica of the 1/700 SCALE USS Missouri, this 1/700 scale, die cast model features an amazing attention to historical authenticity including a revised color scheme (based on thorough visual research), realistic deck and superstructure details, a wooden-look presentation stand, and a sea-wave blister for unique waterline display. 15¼" long. #701955 $69.95

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With USS Missouri Teak Deck Artifact!

This 8"x 8" photo of the signing of the Japanese surrender aboard the USS Missouri (BB-63) on September 2, 1945, is accompanied by a section of the actual teak deck recovered from the “Mighty Mo.” Matted and encased in a handsome 12"x 15" wood frame, it includes a certificate of authenticity. #71468 $99.95

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world war ii warbirds These 1/72 scale, die cast models replicate famous fighters from the Second World War. They feature accurate paint schemes and markings, detailed surfaces and canopies, and include a display stand.

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Mosquito NF Mk. II

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No. 23 Squadron, RAF, 1943. 9" wingspan.

Typhoon Mk. IB

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W.C. Charles Green, 121 Squadron, Normandy, France, June 1944. 6¾" wingspan.

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Ilyushin II-10

”Beast,” 108th Guards Assault Aviation Regiment, April 16, 1945. 7" wingspan.

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Spitfire Mk. I

Sgt. Ralph Havercroft, No. 92 Squadron, RAF, 1940. 6¼" wingspan.

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Defiant Mk.I Night Fighter

Shark toothed’ nose art, 151st Squadron, 1941. 6" long.

Ta 152H-1

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Ofw. Josef Keil, Stab./JG 301, Alteno, April, 1945. 8" wingspan.

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Gladiator MK.II

Gideon Karlsson, F19, Finnish Air Force, Winter War, March 1. 5½" wingspan.

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Ta 152

Oberstleutnant Fritz Aufhammer, Stab/JG301, Stendal Airfield. 8" wingspan.

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Ki-61 Hien “Tony”

244th Fighter Squadron, Japanese Army Air Force, Chofu Airfield, 1945. 6½" wingspan.

#703535

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KI-43 Hayabusa (Oscar)

50th Group, 2nd Squadron. 1942. 6" long.

#706418

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$27.95 Avenger Mk. II

A6M2 Zero Trainer 5" long.

#704174

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855 Squadron, Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm. June 1944. 6¾" long.

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Korean War

1/72 SCALE

This is Korea

A half decade after World War II ended, legendary filmmaker John Ford turned his award-winning camera to the conflict in Korea, capturing incredible footage from the battlefield. This historic documentary takes a more somber tone than its Second World War predecessors and shows the toll taken on soldiers in combat – particularly those of the First Marine Division and Seventh Naval Fleet. 1 hr. 14 min. #108009 $12.95

North American Aviation in the Jet Age The California Years, 1945-1997

Fredrickson. During WWII, a race was underway in Europe as U.S. and Soviet forces advanced to seize German weapons technology. North American Aviation reinvented these spoils of war into lethal weapons in America’s arsenal. The stories of these weapons and the engineers who designed them are highlighted in this book. It also offers a fascinating look into the postwar history of NAA and its impact on America’s aviation and space history. 224 pages, 249 color and B&W photos, 8½"x 11", hardcover. #706034 $44.95

F-84E Thunderjet Model

The F-84 Thunderjet flew more than 80,000 strike missions in Korea. This 1/72 scale plastic model – replicating an F-84E flown by Lt. Col. William Bertram in 1951 – features drop tanks, wingmounted bombs, authentic 523rd FES markings, and a display stand. 7¼" long.

Pay tribute to both the iconic Willys Jeep and the series MASH with this 1/43 scale metal and plastic model: a reproduction of the support vehicle as it would’ve been used by 1/43 SCALE the fictional medical staff in Korea. It features an open-top design, realistic interior, treaded tires, U.S. Army markings, and commemorative packaging. 4" long.

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1950s HOMEFRONT 1950 Mercedes 170S Model

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Handcrafted from mahogany, these display models feature accurate markings, and come with a wooden base.

Display Base Includes the North American Aviation Logo!

A: B-26C Invader

#706712 $149.95 B: F-107A Ultra Sabre – 1/40 scale. This prototype

B aircraft featured an over-the-fuselage air intake, which enabled the plane to carry a semi-conformal nuclear weapon in its underbelly, but caused other problems such as rear visibility and ejection. 21½" long. #706713 $179.95

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Featuring the MASH 4077th Flag design, this military t-shirt is an American classic. 100% cotton.

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MASH 4077th Flag T-Shirt

Used for medium-altitude precision-bombing, Douglas B-26C Invaders carried out missions over North Korea from June 1950 until May 1952. This 1/48 scale plastic kit replicates the Korean War-era bomber featuring engraved panel lines, a detailed cockpit, gunner’s station, radial engines, machine guns, bombs, open or closed bomb bay doors, single-piece propellers, and optional undercarriage. Assembly required. Skill level 3. 17½" wingspan.

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1942 Willys Jeep MASH Model

B-26C-50 Invader Kit

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Featuring a burgundy and black paint scheme, this 1/18 scale, die cast model of a 1950 Mercedes 170S convertible comes with glazed headlamps, an opening hood (revealing a detailed engine), opening doors, a wellappointed interior (with red bench seating and dashboard instruments), real-working steering, an opening trunk (with a spare tire), treaded whitewall tires, authentic badging, and collectible packaging. 10" long. #400697 $79.95

1953 $2 United Authentic States Note

Printed at the tail end of the Korean War, this was the last redesign released for the United States $ 2 bill. By 1971, United States Notes would be replaced entirely by Federal Reserve Notes. Own this forgotten piece of American history with its distinctive red seal! #111196 $24.95

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U.S. Transports / Communist Forces Featuring U.S. Coast Guard markings, this 1/130 scale plastic model of a C-130H Hercules includes realistic surface details, rotating propellers, and a display #706718 $16.95 1/130 SCALE stand. 10" wingspan.

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C-130H Hercules Kit

Developed in the early 1950s for the U.S. Air Force, the Hercules remains in service today. This 1/72 scale plastic kit replicates the reliable behemoth and includes a host of features like scribed surface details, positionable crew entry and paratroop doors, refueling boom, weighted wheels, three crew figures, and much more! Assembly required. Skill level 4. 22" wingspan. #706714 $99.95

Warbird Tech Volume 36:

Lockheed Martin C-5 Galaxy

Norton. This is the remarkable story of the Galaxy's controversial birth, climb to eminence, and quarter-century of service. Never before have the structural and subsystem problems experienced by the C-5 during its early years been explored so succinctly. This heavily illustrated book also lays out details of the current modernization program. 104 pages, 40 color and 250 B&W photographs, 8½"x 11", softcover. #11106 $24.95

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Walpole. This title sets out to straddle the Iron Curtain during the Cold War by examining the lives of fighter and fighter-bomber pilots, both RAF and their East German counterparts. You’ll learn what these pilots went through knowing that their actions or reactions could trigger a global nuclear war. 352 pages, 300 B&W illustrations, 6"x 9¼", hardcover. #706711 $29.95 LIMITED EDITION

1/72 SCALE

More than 50 years after its introduction, the MiG-21 still serves the air forces of many nations and has become the most-produced supersonic jet in history. This 1/72 scale, Hobby Master, die cast model recreates a MIG-21MF flown by the East German Air Force. It features an opening canopy, a detailed interior, optional-position landing gear, ordnance loads, authentic markings, and a display stand. 8" long. #981011 $79.95

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A: East German Army Visor Hat – Features a bright green design and East German crest on the front. Made of a polyester and wool blend.

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Specializing in strategic airlift for the U.S. Air Force, the C-5 Galaxy is similar to the C-141 Starlifter, but significantly larger. The C-5B version began operating in 1986 with improved wings and updated avionics. This 1/144 scale plastic kit features decals and color guide for one aircraft, engines with intake fans, wheel wells with an optional undercarriage, and landing lights. Assembly required. 330 pieces. Skill level 3. 20" long. #703626 Reg: $199.95 $

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C-141 Starlifter Display Model

Created to meet both military and civilian standards, the C-141 Starlifter – the workhorse of the Air Mobility Command (AMC) – could airlift and drop equipment or paratroops at low or high altitudes, along with several other roles. Handcrafted of mahogany, this 1/104 scale model features authentic hand-painted detail and a wooden display stand. 20¼" long. #704063 $219.95

era hammer and sickle buckle, leather construction, and Russian markings. #111057 $39.95

Sukhoi Interceptors

The Su-9, Su-11 and Su-15 – Unsung Soviet Cold War Heroes

Gordon & Komissarov. In the 1950s, the Soviet Union sought a fast interceptor to counter the threat of Over 800 NATO bombers. By 1960, they had the Photos! missile-armed, Mach 2 capable Su-9, followed by the Su-11 and Su-15 in subsequent years. Featuring many rare and previously unpublished photos, this title examines these crafts, and also the prototypes and projects that were never realized, describing full operational detail and their effect on Soviet defense. 320 pages, 805 color and B&W photos, 8½"x 11", hardcover. #706717 $64.95

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Vietnam War: Overview #703470

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Vietnam War: 1954-1975

As combat wore on in Vietnam with relatively few celebrated victories, the United States began employing the services of the Special Ops, an elite military force used for precise operations. Sent into the jungles to retrieve valuable intelligence, this unit achieved a 100-1 kill ratio and became one of America’s most feared weapons. This 2-DVD collection features rare access to the legendary crew, highlighting their skill and courage, and even includes reproductions of vintage-era documents! 5 hours.

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This 1/32 scale plastic kit masterfully recreates the O2-A Skymaster, a favorite of the U.S. military for forward air control and psychological operations from 1967 to 2011. Features include a nicely detailed cockpit, positional engine panels and cowling flaps, an opening cockpit door, and decals for three marking options. Assembly required, skill level 3, 257 pieces. 16" long.

TF-9J (F9F-8T) Cougar Kit

The Grumman TF-9J (F9F-8T) Cougar replaced the F9F Panther’s straight wing with a swept wing, and was a favorite of the U.S. Navy during the Cold War. This 1/48 scale plastic kit of the TF-9J features a 3-piece canopy, indicator lights, undercarriage bay, optional speed brakes, 100+ parts, and decals for multiple versions. Assembly required, skill level 3. 8" wingspan. #705736 $69.95

Combat Aircraft Series

Where We Were in Vietnam

A Comprehensive Guide to the Firebases, Military Installations and Naval Vessels of the Vietnam War, 1945-75

Kelley. This encyclopedic reference to the entire Indochina Theater (including Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and North and South Vietnam) from 1945 through 1975 features more than 10,000 detailed entries covering American firebases and military installations, airfields and heliports, seaports and other docking facilities, ships and more. 848 pages, B&W illustrations, 8½"x 11", softcover. #M104510 $69.95 Starting in 1965, the decade-long Vietnam War Vietnam was characterized by its War tough rural environment Battle that offered ideal condiSet Kit tions for guerilla warfare. This 1/72 scale kit fea#106754 tures U.S. Special Forces, $ 99.95 Vietnamese Army and Vietcong figures, an M48 Patton and M113 tank, a UH-1C helicopter, as well as battlefield structures and accessories (including an observation tower, first aid post, sandbags, and 2 laser-cut huts). Assembly required.

Forgotten Heroes – The Robert Hartsock Story

A moving documentary on the war in Vietnam, this film examines not only the story of Medal of Honor-winner Robert Hartsock but also the role of dogs in the battlefield jungles. Used as scouts, these indispensable animals and their handlers were among the most common targets of the communists looking to take out their enemies’“radar.” 1 hr. 46 min. #108017 $19.95

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This series examines the design, development, and deployment of military aircraft. With illustrations throughout, these books provide a valuable resource for military model makers and aviation history enthusiasts! 96 pages, photos and illustrations throughout, 7½"x 10", $ softcover. 19.95 each

A-7 Corsair II Units 1975-91 – Mersky, Crutch, & Holmes. A history of the A-7 Corsair II from the end of the Vietnam War through Desert Storm, this title examines the technological improvements as well as combat experiences from Cambodia in the 1970s to Iraq in the 1990s. #706747 B/EB-66 Destroyer Units in Combat – Davies. This title details the secretive and largely overlooked operational history of the EB-66 Destroyer that would jam enemy radar signals, allowing U.S. bombing strikes to come in undetected. #706748

TA-7C Corsair II Kit

The A-7, developed in the mid-1960s, was one of the first combat aircraft to feature a head-up display, an inertial navigation system, and a turbo engine fan. This 1/48 scale plastic kit replicates a TA-7C Corsair II with decals for VA-174, the first U.S. Navy squadron to receive the A-7. Features include full weapons arsenal, two fuel tanks, a detailed cockpit, and more. Assembly required. 296 pieces. Skill level 5. 12½" long. #706746 $59.95

U.S. Navy Trucker-Style Cap

This embroidered U.S. Navy cap has a cotton sweatband, mesh side panels, and an adjustable plastic snap enclosure. #111199 $18.95

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Vietnam War: Soldiers / Equipment

Military

Headwraps

Able to be worn on their own or under a helmet, these headwraps are made of 100% cotton and feature a tie in the back. One size fits most. $

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A: Radio Operator #105585 B: “Looking Back” #105586 The Tet Offensive – launched in January #105589 1968 – was a surprise North Vietnamese C: “Blooper” attack whose aftermath spanned nearly D: Machine Gunner #105587 E: Kneeling/Firing #105590 eight months, ending in U.S. tactical #105591 victory after heavy losses. Rare collect- F: Covering Fire ibles at 1/30 scale, these metal figures G: Decoy Marine #105588 recreate seven U.S. soldiers as they would’ve appeared during the historic campaign, complete with realistic uniforms and weaponry. 2½" tall. $45 each

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United States Marine Corps in Vietnam

Green. This illustrated volume examines the Marine Corps’ 10-year commitment to the fighting in Vietnam: a war that resulted in more USMC casualties than WWII. Nearly a half a million Marines would eventually be called to active duty in Southeast Asia, beginning in March 1965 – and this title chronicles their weapons, vehicles, aircraft, strategy, and combat record. 160 pages, 200+ B&W photos, 7¼"x 9½", softcover. #111074 $19.95

M16A-1 Rifle

A centerpiece replica of an M16 rifle used by American soldiers in Vietnam, this nonfiring weapon is the authentic size and weight of the original and features a working mechanism and removable magazine. 38" long. #M651796 $$225 225 Shipping restrictions apply. Call for details.

M16 Assault Rifle

This collection of six films show you how to operate the M16 assault rifle! You get M16 Basic Fundamentals, which shows how to assemble, disassemble, and operate the M16; Functioning and Cycling the M16, which explains how ammo cycles through the rifle; USMC M16 Marksmanship, a digitally filmed M16 M, L, XL: $ instructional; Rifle Range and M16 Newsreels, with 59.95 footage of field combat training; and Aiming 2XL, 3XL: the M16, a lighthearted short. $ 64.95 1 hr. 53 min. #MV52642 $19.95

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Vietnam Urban Camo T-Shirt

Featuring classic tiger stripe camouflage, this t-shirt is similar to the prints worn by the U.S. military in Vietnam. It’s made of a polyester/ cotton blend and inM, L, XL: $17.95 cludes a tagless label. 2XL: $19.95 #105560

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BDU Shirt

Constructed of a rugged cottonpolyester twill material, this black BDU shirt – like those worn by U.S. soldiers during the Cold War – features four bellowed pockets, reinforced elbows, M, L, XL: and an adjust$ $ Reg: 42.95 able button-tab 2XL, 3XL: cuff. #108247 $ $

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MA-1 Flight Jacket

Look like a top ace in this classic MA-1 flight jacket with five removable patches! M, L, XL: $67.95 Designed with 2XL, 3XL: $69.95 a waterproof nylon outer and a fully-reversible orange polyester lining, it features four custom loop fields for hook patches, a poly-fiber fill for extra warmth, a zippered utility pocket, two front and two inner slash pockets with snap closure, and an extra-full cut fit.

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CWU-45P Flight Jacket

Based on the CWU-45P flight jacket that replaced the MA-1, this premium-quality, sage green, nylon jacket – complete with a satin nylon shell, soft liner, front zipper, hook-andloop closure on the front pockets, and knit cuffs and waistband – is just like the style worn by U.S. pilots during the Vietnam War! #M404269

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Vietnam: F-4 Phantom / KC-135 F-4 Phantom II Models

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These 1/155 scale, die cast models replicate a pair of F-4 Phantom II fighters. They feature authentic markings, glazed canopies, detailed cockpit, and a display stand. 5" long. $$29.95 each

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Phantom II

F-4 E/F/EJ & RF-4

Pied & Deboeck. This heavily illustrated title gives the reader a visual tour of the Phantom II. One of the most famous jets ever made, in addition to USAF service, you’ll see Phantoms around the globe, in the armed forces of Greece, Germany, Turkey, Spain, Japan, and more! 196 pages, 500+ photos, 9½"x 9½", softcover. #706752 $34.95 34.95

Show off your love of the popular fighter with this laser-cut metal sign! Includes mounting hole. 15" diameter.

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The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker

More Than a Tanker

Hopkins. The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker is considered one of the most significant military aircraft of the Cold War-era and beyond. Completely revised and expanded, this new edition features the operational histories of over 80 versions of these world-famous Boeing aircraft. This book also provides details on all 820 specialized KC-135 aircraft including first flight, delivery, configuration, attrition, and retirement. 384 pages, 8½"x 11", hardcover.

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F-4 Spooky T-Shirt

Featuring a spooky version of the stealthy F-4 Phantom, this 100% cotton t-shirt offers both a stylish look and comfy, classic fit!

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F-4J Phantom II Model

With markings from the U.S. Navy VF-103 “Sluggers,” this 1/72 scale, Hobby Master, die cast model LIMITED EDITION replicates an F-4J Phantom II stationed on the USS Saratoga in 1971, and includes a detailed cockpit interior, instrument panels, ejector seat handles, raised wing-tips, realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, surface details, an opening canopy, interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear, detachable ordnance loads, and a presentation stand. 9¾" long. #981213 $94.95

1/72 SCALE

F-4 Phantom II Colorized $2 Bill For over two decades the F-4 served as both the Navy and USAF’S premier air superiority fighter, also flying with the Blue Angels and Air Force Thunderbirds. This authentic, legal tender $2 bill features the famous flyer in colorized, beautiful detail. #107337 $16.95

F-4 Phantom Metal Sign

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KC-135R Kit

Among the longest serving frontline aircraft in U.S. history, the KC-135R was a solution to the Air Force’s need for a high-speed jet transport capable of mid-air refueling the newest bombers during the 1950s. Complete with accurate CFM-56 engines, this 1/144 scale plastic kit features a clear canopy, instructions, and decals for two USAF aircraft. Assembly required. 84 pieces. Skill level 2. 11½" long. #704250 $54.95

KC-135R Model

This 1/200 scale, die cast model replicates a KC-135R Stratotanker with the 912th Air Refueling Squadron and 452nd Air Mobility Wing at March Air Reserve Base, CA. Features authentic markings, realistic panel lines and surface details, rolling rubber wheels, and comes with a display stand. 7¾" wingspan.

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Vietnam: Airborne Divisions / Choppers Nam Sense

Surviving Vietnam with the 101st Airborne

Wiknik, Jr. A careful blend of candor, sarcasm, and humor, this title follows a 19-year-old kid from New England drafted into the Army in 1968, who, after NCO training, is promoted to sergeant without ever setting foot in a combat zone. From being the first man in his unit to reach the top of Hamburger Hill to faking insanity to get some needed R & R, this story takes an unflinching view of daily life for the combat soldier during an unpopular war. 288 pages, 16 pages B&W photos, 5"x 8", softcover. #106432 $14.95

173rd Airborne Flag

The 173rd Airborne (“Sky Soldiers”) was famously the first major ground combat unit of the United States Army deployed to Vietnam, arriving on May 7, 1965. Display your support for the celebrated unit with this patriotic flag featuring their wings and bayonet logo. Made of durable polyester with reinforced edging, and includes brass grommets Made in the USA. for easy hanging. 5'x 3'. #706675 $18.95

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UH-1 Huey Model

During a June 2, 1969, mission near Hamburger Hill, medic Joseph LaPointe risked his own life crawling to two wounded brothers, attempting to perform medical assistance before all three men were killed by a grenade. This 1/48 scale, die cast model – an Air Force 1 replica of the UH-1H used to transport the posthumously-awarded Medal of Honor winner – features a well-appointed interior, authentic 101st Airborne markings, and a metal display stand. 14¼" long. #900128 $94.95

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Vietnam Choppers Metal Sign

Purposely distressed, this metal sign features Vietnam choppers over a cool camo background. Perfect for a Vietnam veteran. Includes mounting holes. 18"x 12". #109950 $24.95

173rd Airborne T-Shirt

Show off your appreciation for the 173rd “Sky Soldiers” with this fitted, vintage-inspired t-shirt! Screen printed in the USA, made of soft 100% pre-shrunk cotton. #706674 M, L, XL: $19.95

3-Piece Vietnam Air War Pin Set

2XL: $21.95

Decorate your suit with this stunning 3-piece pin set, featuring notable aircraft that served during the Vietnam War. Set includes a UH-1 Huey, F-4 Phantom II, and a CH-47 Chinook. 1¼" long each. #706282 $12.95 The UH-1 served a variety of roles in the Vietnam War, where 7,000 of them saw action. This 1/72 scale plastic model 1/72 SCALE replicates a UH-1F Huey with markings for USAF 37th ARRS, at Ellsworth AFB, SD, in 1979, one of the last years of service for the UH-1F. Features include rotating propellers, authentic markings, detailed cockpit, interior, and surface details, and realistic ordinance loads. 9¾" long. #706847 $34.95

UH-1F Huey Model

3-Piece Airborne Patch Set

Honor our Army Airborne warriors with this 3-patch set! Including the 173rd Airborne’s wing and bayonet, the 101st Airborne’s screaming eagle, and Army Airborne, these patches are attachable to any hook and loop configuration, or can be sewn onto your favorite jacket! Approximately 3½". #706735 $16.95

UH-34D Choctaw Kit

This 1/72 scale plastic kit replicates a UH-34D Choctaw with markings for HMM-163 “Evil Eyes” while stationed in Da Nang in 1966. Features highly detailed surface and interior, authentic waterslide decals, and an illustrated assembly guide. Assembly required, 59 pieces, skill level 2-3, 7¾" long. #706786 $24.95

UH-1N Twin Huey Kit

A member of the Huey family, the UH-1N flew extensively during the Vietnam War, as well as many other service missions throughout the last few decades. This 1/48 scale plastic kit recreates the UH-1N, and features 3 pilot figures, a detailed main rotor head with blades, countermeasure dispensers, airframe cable cutters, and markings for six separate versions. Assembly required, skill level 3, 298 pieces. 15¾" long. #705742 $79.95

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South Vietnam / U.S. Homefront South Vietnam Flag

CH-47 Chinook Die Cast Model

Resembling the flag flown by South Vietnam during the war, this reproduction is made of screened polyester and includes reinforced

edging and brass grommets. 5'x 3'.

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A replica of a CH-47 Chinook, a heavy-lift, tandem rotor helicopter introduced in 1962, this 1/60 scale, metal and plastic model features textured surfaces, movable three-blade rotors, realistic landing gear, U.S. Army markings, and more. 10" long.

#95829

Honorable Exit

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How a Few Brave Americans Risked All to Save Our Vietnamese Allies at the End of the War

South Vietnam Mot Dong Note

Clarke. The narrative begins by describing the iconic photo of the Fall of Saigon, where desperate Vietnamese scramble to board a helicopter evacuating the last American personnel from Vietnam. This title sheds a different light on the photo, telling the story of how scores of Americans, ranging from businessmen to soldiers to missionaries, risked their lives to help 130,000 South Vietnamese avoid execution by shielding them to U.S. bases in Guam and the Philippines, and eventually the United States. Thrilling, authoritative, and moving, this little-known history will please any audience. 464 pages, 5½"x 8", softcover. #706764 $19.95

Genuine South Genuine Issue! Vietnamese currency, this 1 Mot Dong note, issued beginning in the early ’50s as French colonialism was losing its regional grip, represents the first national currency issued in South Vietnam. 5½"x 2½". Uncirculated. #102234 $12.95

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1960s Chevy Muscle Cars

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These star-studded 1960s classics feature action scenes so good, one viewing isn’t enough!

Bonnie and Clyde

This pioneering film set Hollywood ablaze with its mixture of romance and vivid scenes of violence. Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty star as the star-crossed bank-robbing duo in this thrilling classic. 1 hr. 52 min. #706763

Featuring an embroidered Chevy logo on the front, this detailed cap includes a mesh back and

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This purposely distressed metal sign adds a little humor to age. Perfect for long-time Chevy fans. 18"x 12". #408493

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The Guns of Navarone

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an adjustable strap.

1961 U.S. Currency Proof Set

Each set includes one Lincoln Cent, Jefferson Nickel, Roosevelt Dime, Washington Quarter, and Benjamin Franklin Half Dollar, with the dime, quarter, and half dollar containing 90% silver! Comes in original 1961 packaging with an octagonal foil seal reading “U.S. Mint Philadelphia” placed in a sixth compartment. #111203 $79.95

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Replicating classic Chevrolet muscle cars, these 1/18 scale, die cast models feature a finely cast body, opening hoods revealing a detailed engine, opening doors, well-equipped interiors (including bucket seats, dashboard detailing, and a shifter), real-working steering, plenty of simulated chrome, treaded tires, authentic badging, and $ an opening trunk. 10½" long. 49.95 each

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Gregory Peck, David Niven and Anthony Quinn star as World War II Allied commandos on a rescue mission who attempt to destroy German guns in a seemingly impregnable Nazi cave. This actionpacked thriller was, at the time of its production, the most expensive film ever made. 2 hrs. 36 min. #MV50290

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Vietnam Veterans / Special Forces Vietnam Veteran Flag

With the years 19611975, this colorful polyester flag pays homage to veterans of the Vietnam War with the service ribbon and three soldiers silhouette. Includes brass grommets for easy hanging. 5'x 3'.

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POW / MIA Flag

Features the words “All Gave Some – Some Gave All” and “You Are Not Forgotten.”

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Pay homage to those that served, or remind the neighbors of your service, with these bold commemorative caps, sure to get the guy in the elevator to give you a little more space. Includes a pre-curved visor and $ adjustable strap. One size fits most. 18.95 each

A: NEW! Special Ops Shadow – Features the words "Mess with the Best, Die Like the Rest" embroidered on the front. #103981 B: POW/MIA Barbed Wire – Features the words "You are not forgotten" embroidered on the front. #107026 C: NEW! Dysfunctional Veteran – Features the words "Leave Me Alone" embroidered on the brim. #100794 D: NEW! Temperamental Veteran – Features the words “Don’t Ask” embroidered on the brim. #100795

Green Hornets Made in the USA.

Veteran Metal Signs

Remember the armed forces that fought in Vietnam with these sensational metal signs! Sure to dress up any favorite space, these pieces are made from aluminum and include mounting holes. 14" round.

The History of the U.S. Air Force 20th Special Operations Squadron

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Vietnam Veteran Boonie Hat

Made of pre-washed, 100% cotton rip-stop fabric, this U.S. military-style boonie hat features four screened side vents, a prototypical foliage ring, an adjustable chin strap, “Vietnam Veteran” and a ribbon service bar Available sizes: embroidered on the front, and more. #40045 $16.95 7, 7¼, 7½, 7¾

Mutza. This colorful history of the men and the helicopters of the U.S. Air Force 20th Special Operations Squadron covers the unit from secret cross-border missions during the Vietnam War to current operations in the Middle East. Includes a special section of Green Hornet emblems and detailed lists of every aircraft flown by the 20th. 176 pages, 200+ color and B&W photographs, 8½"x 11", hardcover.

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G.I. Type Beret with Blue Flash Made of pre-shaven wool to military specifications, this high-quality black beret features leather trim, a cotton liner, a built-in clutch, and a blue flash. Available sizes: 6¾, 7, 7¼, 7½, 7¾.

POW/MIA Pins

Keep the memories of the veterans with you by collecting this beautiful 3-piece set of pins. #109198 $12.95

POW/MIA Frontier Wrist Watch

Water resistant up to 50 meters, this rugged wrist watch displays the POW/MIA symbol on its face and includes a precision quartz movement, luminous hands and hour markers, a durable rubber band, a stainless steel metal back, and a two-year limited warranty. #M602597 $34.95

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3-Piece Special Forces Patch Set

Honor our brave Special Forces with this 3-patch set! These finely embroidered patches are attachable to any hook and loop configuration, or can be sewn onto your favorite jacket! Approximately 3½".

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The highly illustrated Legends of Warfare series explores the vehicles and crafts that impacted combat, looking at the details and evolution of the machinery of warfare. 9"x 9", hardcover.

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The GMC DUKW: America's Amphibious Duck in World War II and Korea

The ThunderBirds: The United States Air Force’s Flight Demonstration Team, 1953 to the Present – Neubeck. This title details the ori-

Doyle. Through dozens of archival photos, and detailed photos of surviving vehicles, this title chronicles the development and use of these vehicles from concept to combat in WWII and Korea.128 pages, 248 color and B&W photos. #111115

gins and early formation of the team, as well as describing the different model aircraft flown during its nearly 70 history. It also presents some of the team’s signature maneuvers performed during airshows. 144 pages, 208 color and B&W photos.

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De Havilland Mosquito, Vol. 1: The NightFighter and Fighter-Bomber Marques in World War II – Mackay. Originally made as a

bomber and used in photo-reconnaissance missions, the Mosquito was later deployed for night raids, where it intercepted German Nachtjagd and devastated the enemy with its pinpoint assaults. 112 pages, 197 color and B&W photos.

#706672

Messerschmitt Bf 110: The Luftwaffe’s Fighter-Destroyer in World War II – Mackay.

Initially used to drive off defending fighters from bomber formations, the Bf 110 fared better when set to ground attacks, and it was most effective when switched to a night fighter against RAF Bomber Command operations. 112 pages, 200 color and B&W photos. #706670

SB2C Helldiver: Curtiss's Carrier-Based Dive Bomber in World War II – Doyle. The Curtiss

SB2C Helldiver was known for striking more Japanese targets than any other U.S. Navy dive-bomber. The construction and employment of the Helldiver are examined in this title that offers a detailed study of this legendary aircraft. 112 pages, 139 color and B&W photos. #109290

C-130 Hercules: Lockheed's Military Air Transport, and Its Variants – Doyle. The C-130

Hercules has served in U.S. combat operations since before the Vietnam War, and it has taken on several roles. Learn about the production and operations of the Hercules from concept to combat. 128 pages, 218 color and B&W photos. #706535

Soryu, Hiryu, and Unryu-Class Aircraft Carriers: In the Imperial Japanese Navy in World War II Ahlberg, Lengerer. Examine the design, production, and operation of the Sōryū and Hiryū carriers, as well as the the Unryū class. The Imperial Japanese Navy scheduled the development of 45 aircraft carriers from 1918 to 1943 and commissioned 25 of them between 1922 and 1944. 128 pages, 145 B&W photos. #110787

USS Wisconsin (BB-64): From World War II to the Persian Gulf to Museum Ship – Doyle.

The Wisconsin carried the highest hull number ever given to a commissioned U.S. battleship, and it was also the last of the four Iowa-Class battleships. Learn the vessel’s design and production, as well as its service in WWII, the Korean War, and the Gulf War. 128 pages, 258 color and B&W photos. #110786

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USS New Jersey (BB-62): From World War II, Korea, and Vietnam to Museum Ship

Doyle. The battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62) saw combat during WWII and the Korean War and was the only battleship of any nation to see service during the Vietnam War. This book, documents the history from her construction through combat during each of her wars, and her preservation today. 112 pages, +225 photos. #107406

USS North Carolina (BB-55): From WWII Combat to Museum Ship – Doyle. The first

“fast” battleship-class leader, as well as the U.S. Navy’s initial ship for WWII, the USS North Carolina represented a hopeful symbol and proud addition to an aging fleet. 112 pages, 281 color and B&W photos #106019

USS Iowa (BB-61): The Story of “The Big Stick” From 1940 to the Present – Doyle.

Explores the USS Iowa’s development and design, service in World War II and Korea, recommissioning in the 1980s, and tragic and deadly explosion in 1989. 128 pages, 277 photos.

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B-17 Flying Fortress, Vol. 1 : Boeing's Model 299 through B-17D in World War II – Doyle.

This book details the design, production, and wartime emploment of the early models of the Flying Fortress, from the experimental model 299 through the B-17D, including the wellknown “Swoose.” 112 pages, 158 color and B&W photos. #706235

USS Enterprise (CV-6): The ”Big E” from the Doolittle Raid, Midway, and Santa Cruz to Guadalcanal and Leyte – Doyle. The USS

Enterprise (CV-6) aircraft carrier served in every major action of the Pacific War. Referred to as the “Big E,” this vessel scored one of the most impressive tallies of destruction to the enemy of any Allied warship during WWII. Learn the Enterprise’s design, production, and wartime operations. 128 pages, 236 color and B&W photos. #110639

Legacy Hornets: Boeing’s F/A-18 A-D Hornets of the USN and USMC – Elward.

Learn the history of the ever-popular F/A-18 A-D Hornet, the most versatile jet strike fighter for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. This book covers the aircraft’s upgrades and variants, as well as the story of how it evolved into a multi-mission strike fighter. 112 pages, 133 color photos. #702988

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Apparel & Accessories A

Air Force Winged Logo Flag

Travel Bags

Get away to most anywhere with these space-saving travel bags! Both models feature a spacious main storage compartment and large ancillary zippered pockets.

Display your pride of service with this bold winged insignia Air Force flag! Made of durable polyester with reinforced edging, and includes brass grommets for easy hanging. 5'x 3'. #706673 $18.95

polyester and contains a padded interior. Perfect for military, motorcyclists, skaters, and bicyclists. 19"x 19".

Proudly wear this USAF t-shirt, which honors veterans and their service. Made of 100% cotton. #110870

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100% acrylic; built to military specifications; features a double needle stitched elbow and shoulder patches. #100521

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Digital Camo Jeep Caps

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Reversible NASA MA-1 Flight Jacket

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Military Watches

This reversible NASA flight jacket will ensure you’re always wearing the right stuff! Features M, L, XL: a 100% nylon water Reg: $71.99 $ resistant outer with 2XL, 3XL: poly fiberfill lining for added warmth in colder Reg: $76.99 $ climates. Comes with two front slash pockets and two inside pockets, and an additional zippered pocket on the sleeve. Includes ribbed knit collar, cuffs, and waistband for extra comfort.

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Both stylish and tactical, these military-inspired timepieces include a A number of quality features including precise movement and handsome display faces. $39.95 each

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B steel metal back, 12-and 24-hour display, a 50m waterresistant design, a stop watch, an alarm, an illuminating light, and the date. #108567 B: Clip Watch with Light – Features a clippable design, illuminating hands, hour markers, and a push-button LED light. #105919

NASA: “I Need Space” Facemask

Outer space is cool, but so is personal space. Remind everyone to respect your space with this NASA-inspired facemask. 100% cotton. #706382 $12.95

Tactical Aviator Sunglasses

These aviator sunglasses are equipped with their own leather wind-guards! They also feature a durable coppernickel alloy frame and poly-carbonate lenses. #702288 $16.95

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Final Frontier

Atlas Rocket with Mercury Capsule Kit

Apollo 11 Capsule Display Model

On February 20, 1962, John Glenn, Jr. piloted the Mercury Atlas “Friendship 7” spacecraft on America's first manned orbital mission of the Earth. The flight was received with great enthusiasm, and gave the U.S. even more hope of reaching the Moon. This 1/110 scale plastic kit recreates the Atlas rocket and features 150+ detailed parts, accurate NASA markings, and includes an education booklet. Assembly required, skill level 3. 20" long. #705298 $29.95

Painted by hand, this museum-quality, 1/25 scale resin model of Columbia – the Apollo 11 command module crewed by Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Mike Collins on the first manned lunar landing mission in July 1969 – features a detailed interior, measures 6" in diameter, and includes a display stand. #97134 $189.95

Apollo 11 Moon Landing Kit

Mercury Redstone Rocket Display Model

This Mercury Redstone rocket was designed for NASA's Project Mercury, the first human spaceflight program of the U.S. An early highlight of the Space Race, this 1/72 scale model is handcrafted from mahogany and comes with a wooden display stand. 15" tall. #703466 $119.95

Red Moon Rising

Sputnik and the Hidden Rivalries that Ignited the Space Age

Brezinski This title details the fierce Brezinski. battles that preceded and followed the launch of Sputnik on October 4, 1957. Go inside the Kremlin, the White House, and the halls of Congress to bring to life the Russians and Americans who feared and distrusted their compatriots as much as their superpower rivals. 336 pages, 6"x 9", softcover. #706677 $22.95

This 1/72 scale plastic kit of the lunar module includes several astronauts in varying poses, and a variety of decals to create a number of different models. Assembly required. Skill level 2. 13½" long. #704887 $39.95

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Metal Sign

Commemorating a seminal moment in American technological ingenuity, the Apollo 11 moon landing, this handmade metal sign includes mounting holes for easy hanging. 12"x 18". #706698 $34.95

Apollo 11 – The Eagle Has Landed

The Astronauts of NASA Mercury Missions

On the July 20, 1969, after four days in space, Neil Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the surface of the moon, uttering the now famous statement, "One small step…" This momentous occasion was broadcast live to a staggering 600 million people around the world. This awardwinning documentary offers compelling insight into the story of Apollo 11 and man's conquest of space and the race for the moon. 1 hr. 30 min.

Double-Feature. Experience NASA's Mercury program by following Glenn, Shepard, Slayton, Schirra, Grissom, Cooper and Carpenter as they undergo the rigorous training to become the first Americans in space. Then follow the Friendship 7, the spacecraft that put John Glenn in orbit. 1 hr. 30 min. #706688 $14.95

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Apollo Missions Space Program $2 Bills: NASA Astronaut Crews ALL 12 Missions

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Celebrate American innovation and determination with this 12-note $2 bill set featuring the crews from ALL 12 Apollo space missions! These notes are genuine $2 bills overlaid with a special colorization process to honor the Apollo crews in life-like detail! Each note, in crisp uncirculated condition, is showcased in a blue two-sided display folio and comes with a certificate of authenticity! #706691 Reg: $203.40 $

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Mark Karvon. In 2019, mankind celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first man on the moon. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were preparing to make the descent from lunar orbit to the surface. This print from acclaimed artist Mark Karvon showcases both the Apollo 11 spacecraft, known as the “Eagle,” and the Command Module “Columbia” in lunar orbit. 14"x 11". #705678 $79.95

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Military

Final Frontier NASA Facemask

Perfect for aspiring astronauts or enthusiasts, this 100% polyester facemask is sporting the NASA logo. Features adjustable straps and is machine washable. #110477 $12.95

NASA Worm Logo Cap

Reinstated by NASA, the classic worm logo is now an official secondary logo of NASA. Made of brushed cotton twill, this cap includes an internal sweatband and an adjustable hook and loop strap closure. One size fits most.

Space Shuttle Mission Films and the Challenger Disaster

This collection of five films includes an investigative look at the Challenger explosion, two documentaries examining operational missions, and two post-mission press conferences with the crews of the Space Shuttle Discovery. With footage of launches and conversations with crew, this fascinating title offers an in-depth glimpse at NASA Space Shuttle missions. 2 hr. 42 min. #706682 $14.95

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NASA Logo T-Shirt

Show your love of space with this official NASA logo t-shirt! Made from a soft cotton/ polyester blend, with a tagless label for extra comfort. #706800 M, L, XL: $14.95 2XL, 3XL: $16.95

T-38B Talon Display Model

The T-38 was the world’s first supersonic trainer and is also the most produced. This 1/48 scale mahogany model is a museum-quality replica of a T-38B Talon with NASA markings and features realistic fuselage and surface details, and includes a wooden display base. #706700 $139.95

Space Shuttle Challenger In Memoriam JFK Half Dollar Coin Set

On January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger fell apart 73 seconds into its flight, which led to the deaths of seven crew members. Collect this treasured 3-coin set in memory of this occasion. Genuine U.S. legal tender, these intricately designed coins of the Space Shuttle and crew members are authentic U.S. JFK Kennedy Half Dollars. Each coin is individually presented in an acrylic coin capsule. #704072 $24.95

Space Shuttle 3D Lamp

Show off your love of space flight with this 3D Space Shuttle lamp! Features 8 color modes and comes with remote. Includes 8 Changeable lamp base, acrylic Color Modes! glass pane, and USB cable power source (also works with three AA batteries, not included). 7½"x 8½".

Universe

Owners' Workshop Manual

Harland. This title addresses themes in astronomy over the last few hundred years by which we came to under-stand the origin and evolution of the universe at large, the processes by which planetary systems form, and the chances of life being ubiquitous. An insight to the study of the universe and our place in it. A must-own for fans of astronomy, history, or anyone with a curious mind! 192 pages, 200 color and 100 B&W photos, 8½"x 11", hardcover. #706702 $29.95

SPACE SHUTTLE MODELS

These 1/200 scale, Hobby Master, die cast models 1/200 SCALE replicate famous NASA Space Shuttles. These handpainted replicas feature engraved panel lines, a wellA appointed space lab interior, opening bay doors, a poseable robotic arm (Shuttle Remote Manipulator System Canadarm), optional-position landing gear, authentic pad-printed LIMITED EDITION markings, and a display stand. 7¼" long. A: NEW! Challenger – STS-51-L Launch, January 28, 1986. #981235 $89.95

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Demonstration Teams

USAF Thunderbirds Flag

Featuring the distinctive Native Americaninspired crest of the U.S. Air Force's demonstration squadron, this premiumquality flag is made of polyester with reinforced edging and brass grommets. 5'x 3'. #65331 $18.95

Blue Angels Female Pilot Action Figure

Hair Color May Vary.

This articulated plastic figure comes dressed in a detailed Blue Angels flight uniform. Great for Blue Angels fans or would-be pilots! 11½" tall.

#706692

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Aerobatic Teams

Paloque.. From the very beginning, aviators have made it a point of honor to show off their skills and the limits of their aircraft by performing increasingly spectacular aerobatics. This heavily illustrated book examines the aircraft flown by the famous jetequipped aerobatic teams of today, including the U.S. Blue Angels and Thunderbirds, British Red Arrows, Italian Frecce Tricolori, Patrouille de France, Indian Surya Kiran, Singapore Black Knights, and others. 128 pages, color and B&W photographs, 8"x 10", #36214 $29.95 softcover.

Replicating the “F” variant of the delta-wing Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, which had extra avionics housed in a hump on the fuselage spine, this premium quality, 1/32 scale plastic kit features a fully outfitted cockpit with a glazed canopy, an intricate engine, wing- and fuselage-mounted missiles and bombs, realistic landing gear and a tail hook, and a choice of markings (VA-94 from the USS Bon Homme Richard and Blue Angels #1 from 1985). 16" long; 530 pieces, assembly required. #83539 $129.95

Aerobatic Flight Team T-Shirts

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Show support for your favorite flight team with these Blue Angels and Thunderbirds tees! Each shirt displays a patriotic logo on the front, and on the back, in crisp detail, the squad performing a signature aerobatic maneuver. Screenprinted in the USA, these shirts are made of 100% pre-shrunk cotton for comfortable and durable wear.

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A: USN Blue Angels #706527 B: USAF Thunderbirds #706693 Back

F-35 Lightning II Thunderbird Display Model

This 1/40 scale, handcrafted mahogany model replicates a F35A Lightning II, an American-manufactured multirole combat jet that debuted with the USAF in 2016. This model is decorated with the paint scheme of the USAF Thunderbirds, an aerobatic demonstration squadron which has continually performed since their inception in 1953. Carved with exquisite detail, this display model features authentic markings, realistic surface details, and comes with a display base. 10¾" wingspan. #111191 $179.95

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Plush Aircraft

T-Birds

Soft, fun, and collectible, relieve some stress by A crash-landing these planes as often as you want! A great gift for the collector who has everything. 8"- 8½" long. $12.95 each

A: Thunderbirds #706695

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A-4F Skyhawk Kit

B: Blue Angels #706696

Stokes Here is a T-33 flown Stokes. by the USAF Thunderbirds for executive flights next to an original Ford Thunderbird auto. How appropriate! Note the team in their F-100 Super Sabres flying overhead. Signed by the artist. 16"x 11½".

#7279 Reg: $39.95 $

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Cold War / Modern Choppers Kamov Ka-58 Stealth Helicopter Kit

This 1/72 scale plastic kit replicates the mysterious, highly-speculated Kamov Ka-58 stealth helicopter. Featuring a large arsenal of weapons, including movable chin gun, it also comes with realistic decals, detailed rotor head and cockpit, and decals for two versions. Assembly required. 123 pieces. Skill level 4. 7¾" long.

Military

UH-60 Black Hawk & MH-60 Nighthawk Models

The UH-60 Black Hawk entered service in 1979 as a tactical transport helicopter for the U.S. Army. The MH-60 Nighthawk was later derived from the Black Hawk, and was flown by the HSC-2 “Fleet Angels.” These 1/72 scale, Air Force 1, die cast models of the UH-60 and the MH-60 feature original markings and schemes, a detailed interior, see-through windows, and more! Display stand included. 10¾" long.

1/72 SCALE

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#706697

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A: UH-60 Black Hawk

1/72 SCALE

377th Medical Company, South Korea, April 2007.

#703876

74.95

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H-25 Army Mule HUP-2 Helicopter Kit

Build one of the most popular military aircraft of all time with our heavy-duty, 1/48 scale plastic kit! Recreating the H-25 Army Mule helicopter, this kit features highly-detailed parts, accurate markings and paint schemes, removable rotors, soldier figures, multiple decals, and more! Assembly required, skill level 2. 8" long, 17 pieces.

LIMITED EDITION

B Joe Kline. A pair of prints featuring members of the Huey family in scenes of combat. Both prints are signed and numbered by renowned artist and former Huey helicopter crew chief in the $ Army’s 101st Airborne Division, Joe Kline. 79.95 each

A: NEW! Wally’s Ride – Action scene over Al Asad, Iraq, during

Operation Iraqi Freedom II, featuring an AH-1W Super Cobra accompanied by a UH-1N Twin Huey. 28"x 20". #109467

B: Chariots of Fire – A pair of AH-1G Cobra gunships break toward their target just after dawn over the misty Vietnam countryside. 30"x 22". #87330

USMC AH-1W Display Model

This 1/44 scale, handcrafted mahogany model replicates an AH-1W Super Cobra with markings of the HML/A-167 “Warriors.” The AH-1W was the backbone of the United States Marine Corps’s attack helicopter fleet for decades. Carved with exquisite detail, this display model features authentic markings, including the “Warriors” dragon logo painted on the side, realistic weapons and surface details, and comes with a wooden base. 14½" long. #706701 $159.95

#705751

$19.95

Hughes 500D Police Helicopter Kit

Introduced in 1982, the Hughes line of MD 500 Series helicopters is used by a variety of civilian and military organanizations for light utility purposes. Replicating a Hughes 500D helicopter, this 1/48 scale plastic kit features finely textured surfaces with rivet details, a well-equipped cockpit interior, glazed windows, rotating main and tail-rotors, detailed skid landing gear, highway patrol police markings, and two pilot figures. You even get a police motorcycle and an extra officer! 7½" long with a 6½" wingspan; assembly required.

#R85167

16.95

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Thin Blue Line U.S. Map T-Shirt

Show off your law enforcement pride with this comfortable t-shirt that features a map of America. 100% cotton. #109729

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MODERN U.S. AIR POWER These 1/72 scale, Hobby Master, die cast models feature engraved panel lines, realistic surface details and ordnance loads, a well-equipped cockpit with glazed canopies, authentic markings, and a display stand.

All Models Include a Display Stand!

1/72 SCALE

A-10C Thunderbolt II

USAF 354th FS “Bulldogs,” Incirlik AFB, Turkey, April 2017. 9¾" wingspan.

#981285

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F-14D Tomcat

USN VF-31 “Tomcatters,” USS Theodore Roosevelt, 2006. 10¾" wingspan. #981276

$114.95

F-16C Fighting Falcon

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Northrop F-5E Tiger II

USAF 527th TFTAS, RAF Alconbury, England, 1988. 4½" wingspan.

USAF 114 FW, 175 FS “Lobos,” “South Dakota ANG 70th Anniversary” paint scheme, 2016. 5¼"wingspan. #981286 $99.95 th

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F-16CM Fighting Falcon

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USAF PACAF Viper Demo Team, Komatsu Base, Japan, 2019. 5¼" wingspan. #981287 $99.95

F/A-18F Super Hornet

VFA-103, USS Lincoln, 2017, "Jolly Rogers 75th Anniversary Commemorative." 10" long.

S-3B Viking

#981162

125.95

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USN VX-30 “Bloodhounds,” “100 Years of Naval Aviation” paint scheme, 2011. 11½" wingspan. #981288 $121.95

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F-117A Nighthawk

USAF 412th TW, 410th FTS, Area 51, Groom Lake AFB, NV, December 6, 1990. 7¼" wingspan.

LIMITED EDITION

#981219

S-3B Viking

109.95

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USN VX-30 “Bloodhounds,” 2016. 11½" wingspan. #981289 $121.95 LIMITED EDITION

F-35A Lightning

134th FS, 158th FW, Vermont Air Guard, 2019. 8½" long.

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EA-6B Prowler

U.S. Marines VMAQ-2 “Playboys” Squadron, 1977. 10" long.

LIMITED EDITION

#981214

$106.95

#981154

132.95

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Modern Aviation Modern USMC Air Power

Military

Grumman F-14 Tomcat

Aircraft and Units of the ‘Flying Leathernecks’

USN Variable Swept-Wing Fighter

Copalman. Take a tour of Marine Corps aircraft updates over the previous 20 years, from Cold War-era legacy aircraft to the digital-age replacements. You’ll see the cutting edge advancements for America’s expeditionary force-in-readiness, what these advancements replaced, and what it means moving forward. A must read for fans of aviation and air warfare. 256 pages, 8½"x 11", softcover. #706703 Reg: $59.95 $

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AV-8B Harrier II Display Model

This 1/30 scale, handcrafted mahogany model replicates a USMC AV-8B Harrier II, an American-manufactured jet of British design that can take off vertically from the deck of a ship and then accelerate to nearly the speed of sound. Carved with exquisite detail, this display model features authentic markings, realistic weapons and surface details, and comes with a wooden base. 12" wingspan. #706709 $229.95

Marines Globe Polo Shirts

Made of 100% polyester, these Marines globe polo shirts feature UPF 50+ protection, side seams with vents, and a M, L, XL: $ 34.95 each contoured welt collar. Perfect for any veteran. 2XL:

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Black Red #110141 #110142

Runway Model Collection

These die cast metal and plastic collectibles feature modern U.S. fighters with real markings. Simply constructed, each plane has fine surface details and a 7"x 4" foam rubber runway which can be combined with other runway sets to create your own airport! 3"- 4" long. long

$12.95 12.95 each

A unique look at the iconic “Top Gun,” this multi-film collection features training videos and newsreels examining the supersonic F-14 Tomcat! In addition to learning about its design and development, viewers will also be treated to footage aboard the USS Nimitz, see modern dogfighting tactics, and enjoy a classic Navy recruiting film! 1 hr. 30 min. #703882 $19.95

Tom Cat Cap

Made of 100% polyester, this cap features the pilot cat and a couple of F-14 Tomcats. It also includes a mesh back, a snap closure, a structured foam front, and a pre-curved visor.

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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Grumman F-14 Tomcat with this bold t-shirt. Screen-printed in the USA, it is perfect for aviation fans. 100% cotton. #706179

F-14 Super Tomcat Metal Sign

Decorate your home with this super cool metal sign that showcases how special the Tomcat was. Includes a mounting hole. 14" diameter. #705836 $39.95

F-15E “D-Day 75th Anniversary” USAF Kit AV-8B Harrier II USMC #706705

A-10 Thunderbolt II – USAF #706706

F-15 Eagle – USAF #706707

This 1/72 scale plastic kit replicates a USAF F-15E of the 492nd Squadron, 48th Fighter Wing, as seen at RAF Lakenheath, England, in June of 2019, with a specialty paint scheme commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day by using the same colors as the P-47s used during WWII. Two marking options included in decals. Features various air-to-surface and air-to-air weapons. Assembly required. Skill level 4. 10½" long. #706708 $34.95

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HOBBY MASTER FOREIGN FIGHTER MODELS Replicating modern fighters from different countries, these 1/72 scale, Hobby Master, die cast models feature opening canopies with detailed cockpit, optional-position landing gear, realistic panel lines and surface details, a pilot figure, and come with display stand.

1/72 SCALE

F86F Sabre

JASDF Blue Impulse, Hamamatsu AB, Japan, 1981. 6¼" wingspan.

Eurofighter Typhoon F.2

#981161

$73.95

RAF No. 3 Squadron, ZJ927, Libya, 2011. 6" wingspan.

MiG-23MLD Flogger-K

#981029

Czech Air Force, Bort 4644, Hradec, Czech Republic, CIAF Air Show, 1999. 7¾" wingspan.

All Models Include a Display Stand!

111.95

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MiG-29A Fulcrum

Red 553, KPAAF 57th Wing, Oncheon AB, North Korea, 2012. 6¼" wingspan.

#981216

#981261

104.95

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F-4EJ Phantom

Su-27SM Flanker B

JASDF Air Proving Wing, Japan, 1972, First Japanese Phantom. 6¼" wingspan.

Russian Air Force, Red 76, 2016. 8" wingspan.

#981225

129.95

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#981196

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Foreign Aviation Books

Learn about Soviet experimental jets, post-WWII RAF projects, super-cargo planes, and more, with these highly-illustrated titles! 8½"x 11½", hardcover.

Unflown Wings – Soviet/Russian Unrealized Aircraft Projects 1925-2010

Gordon & Komissarov. Discover the Soviet aviation projects that never made it off the drawing board. 640 pages, 800+ color and B&W photos. #706669 $89.95

Soviet and Russian Military Aircraft in the Americas

Gordon & Komissarov. Starting with Cuba in 1959, this title details the many Latin American countries that have ordered Russian military aircraft. 272 pages, 550 photos.

#706668

59.95

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Typhoon to Typhoon – RAF Air

Support Projects and Weapons Since 1945

Gibson. This title examines the RAF’s ground attack capabilities, the threats it faced, and the weapons, technologies, and aircraft developed to counter those threats from the end of WWII through present day, from the era of the Hawker Typhoon to that of the Eurofighter Typhoon. 240 pages, 200 photos. #706667 $44.95

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Soviet Naval Aviation 1946-1991

Gordon & Komissarov. After WWII, Soviet Naval Aviation relied on war-era prop planes, but in the 1950s began to master jets. This title examines postwar Soviet Naval Aviation, watching the oceans and protecting the home-front with ever expanding technology. 368 pages, 600 color and B&W photos. #11631 $69.95

Early Soviet Jet Fighters

Gordon & Komissarov. In jet technology, the Soviet Union lagged behind its Western counterparts until 1946, when Britain gave the Soviets the latest in propulsion technology. This title goes behind-the-scenes of the secretive Soviet jet development programs. 432 pages, 700+ photos. #11620 $64.95

Wings Above the Planet The History of Antonov Airlines

Sovenko. Created in the late 1980s in the turbulent post-Soviet ear, Antonov Airlines focused on international aviation, transporting oversized and super heavy cargo, everything from livestock to tanks and railway locomotives. 304 pages, 400 photos. #705030 $49.95

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HOBBY MASTER FOREIGN FIGHTER MODELS MiG-21PFM Fishbed

Soviet Air Force, Red 50, USSR 1968. 3¾" wingspan.

#981167

F-16C Fighting Falcon

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Hellenic Air Force 340 Mira “Fox” Squadron, Zeus III, Souda AB, Crete, June 2016. 5¼" wingspan. #981189 $95.95

Tornado IDS

Luftwaffe JaBoG 34 Allgau, 44+43, Memmingen AB, Germany, 1980s. 7¾" wingspan.

Su-34 Fullback Russian Air Force, Blue 43, Akhtubinsk AB, Russia, December 1993. 8" wingspan.

#981211

115.95

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#981212

134.95

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Tornado IDS

F/A-18F Super Hornet

RAF No. 9 Squadron, Honington, England, 1983. 7¾" wingspan.

RAAF No. 1 Squadron, Amberley, Australia, No. 1 Squadron 100th Anniversary 2016. 7½" wingspan.

#981224

#981241

115.95

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Foreign Currency Collectibles

Travel the globe without leaving your living room with these genuinecurrency collectibles! Rare and historic, each piece is its own conversation starter!

2002 5 Won “Atomic” North Korean Note

Difficult to obtain given the Communist nation’s strict border control, this note features the atomic symbol on its face, referencing their peace-threatening nuclear capabilities. #111022 $14.95

Postwar 1940s Japanese 50 Sen Note

Japanese 50 Sen note released after World War II. #111189 $9.95

1992 Soviet Rubles 2-Note Set

The last year of Soviet currency before the Russian government created their own. Includes 500 and 1000 Ruble notes. #105990 $34.95

Greek 2-Euro Coin

Battle of Thermopylae

Greek 2-Euro coin celebrating the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae, where 300 Spartans repelled more than 100,000 Persian soldiers.

Australian 2-Coin Set Penny and Half Penny

#111188

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Genuine currency from the 1950s-60s featuring a jumping kangaroo on the reverse. #107819 $12.95

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Military

Patriotic “I Stand” U.S. Flag

American Flag Facemask

Simple and patriotic, this stars and stripes “I Stand” flag is made of 100% polyester and includes brass grommets. 5'x 3'.

Protect yourself with this patriotic facemask, featuring an American flag. Made from polyester. #110135 $12.95

Flag-Bearing Eagle Hoodie

#108499

Featuring a relaxed and comfortable fit, this hoodie – with a hand-warming pocket and adjustable drawstrings – showcases an eagle soaring proudly with the stars and stripes. Cotton/polyester blend. #706766 M, L, XL:

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“Freedom” Liberty Bell Metal Sign

Let freedom ring! This heavy-gauge steel sign pays tribute to the Liberty Bell in our nation’s first capital, Philadelphia. 12"x 12". #706768 $19.95

U.S. Flag Cutting Board

"Freedom Isn't Free" Caps A simple, patriotic message: freedom isn’t free. These stylish embroidered caps feature those words alongside an American flag. $ 100% cotton. 18.95 each

Khaki #706797

“Our Flag Flies” T-Shirt

Distressed U.S. Flag Messenger Bag

Loaded with on-thego features, this messenger bag – with a handsomely weathered Old Glory flag on the front flap – is made of a heavyweight cotton canvas material and comes with a large main storage compartment, two open-top front pockets, canvas loop attachments, and an adjustable shoulder strap. 15"x 11"x 6". #111204 $29.95

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To honor the 200th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence in 1976, the U.S. government issued rare commemoratives, including a $2 bill and one-timeonly coins. The $2 bill features Thomas Jefferson on the front and the signing of the Declaration of Independence by John Trumbull on the back. The 1976 Quarter feaGenuine 1976 Artifacts! tures a colonial American drummer to honor the patriots who fought for independence on the reverse, and the 1976 half dollar shows Independence Hall in Philadelphia on the reverse. These genuine Bicentennial items include a certificate of authenticity and come in a custom wallet. Uncirculated condition. #110680 $19.95

Navy #706796

A must-have accessory for any patriotic chef, this bamboo cutting board features a carrying handle and the U.S. flag etched in the corner. 9"x 12". #107032 $12.95

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Front Crest

In honor of those who served, this military t-shirt pays tribute to fallen soldiers. Featuring the American flag, this shirt is a great way to show your support. 100% M, L, XL: $19.95 cotton. 2XL, 3XL: $21.95

#107938

Freedom Quote T-Shirt

This striking t-shirt features a majestic bald eagle and a quote from Ronald Reagan reminding us to never take our freedom for granted. Printed on 100% cotton, this M, L, XL: $21.95 shirt is perfect for any patriot. 2XL, 3XL: $23.95

#704979

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Patriotic "These Colors Don't Run" Facemask

Military

Bronze Eagle Statue

With wings spread, a bald eagle rests majestically atop a colorized U.S. flag. This incredible patriotic statue comes ready to display. 13" wide. #105336 $79.95

Flaunt your patriotism with this 100% polyester facemask, sporting a bold eagle over the American flag. Features a mesh layer with a pocket for an added filter on the inside and adjustable straps. Washable. #110464 $12.95

Patriotic Apparel From the woodsy outdoorsmen to America-loving veterans, there’s something for everybody in this assortment of bold patriotic apparel – which includes t-shirts, long-sleeves, and hoodies.

Eagle & Clouds Long Sleeve Shirt 100% cotton.

Low-Profile U.S. Flag Caps

Olive Drab #706798 The American flag: what else needs to be said? Black/Silver #706799 Understated and classy, these 100% brush cotton caps feature quality embroidery $ and an internal sweatband. 18.95 each

USA Watch Cap

#706412

M, L, XL: $27.95

An image of Old Glory is embroidered on this knit watch cap – made of 100% acrylic – which also salutes America with the letters “USA” and its red, white, and blue design. #701751 $19.95

2XL, 3XL: $29.95

2026 Semiquincentennial $ 2 Bill with 1976 Stamps

The Semiquincentennial will be the 250th anniversary of the 1776 establishment of the USA. Celebrate this momentous birthday early with this fantastic $2 bill! Enhanced colorized images make this a beautiful addition to your collection. Also included, enjoy a sheet of four authentic 1976 stamps, marking America’s bicentennial. Certificate of authenticity included. #108722 $19.95

“Patriotism is not a Crime” T-Shirt

Cotton/polyester blend.

#706788

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“Freedom Eagle” Flag

A determined bald eagle clutches the word “Freedom” on this polyester flag featuring bright, full-color graphics. Perfect for indoor or outdoor hanging. Includes metal grommets. 5'x 3'.

Patriotic Buck Hoodie Cotton/polyester blend.

#706787

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#101771

18.95

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Eagle and Guns Cutout Metal Sign Made in the USA.

Skull Flag T-Shirt 100% cotton.

#111206

M, L, XL: $19.95 2XL, 3XL: $21.95

Nothing has ever said "America" more than this strikingly patriotic metal sign, as a fierce bald eagle clutches a pair of rifles while Old Glory waves in the background. Includes mounting holes. 18"x 16". Made in the USA.

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Military

Trainers

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AT-6A Texan Display Model

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Stearman N2S

Produced in 1944-45 for cadets learning to fly the Stearman N2S, these films use remarkable airto-air photography to give you the in-cockpit instruction experience just like the thousands of naval cadets who went on to fly in WWII! B&W. $14.95 each

Featuring a striking yellow paint scheme, this 1/32 scale display model – made of premium mahogany – replicates an AT-6A Texan and features simulated canopy glazing, a realistic front propeller and engine details, and a nameplate display stand. 15¾" wingspan.

#702085

Program 1: Flying Sense • Before You Fly • First Flights (1 hr. 25 min.) #V8056 Program 2: Attitudes of Flight • Takeoffs, Patterns and Landings. (1 hr. 32 min.) #V8072

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Stearman PT-17 Balsa Kit

24.90

28" Wingspan!

This 1/16 scale, balsa wood kit features exceptional details such as movable ailerons and tail surfaces, a simulated engine, fairings and wheel covers, and a pilot figure. Makes a gorgeous non-flying display model or can be flown with a rubber- or gas-powered engine. Includes tissue. Assembly required. 28" wingspan. #8910 $69.95

SNJ/T-6 Texan Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions

The AT-6 was North American's single-engine training aircraft used extensively by the U.S. Army Air Forces, U.S. Navy (as the SNJ), Royal Air Force (as the Harvard) and other Allied air forces during WWII. This previously "restricted" pilot's handbook from 1945 taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit of those AT-6C, SNJ-4 and Harvard IIA trainers. 60 pages, B&W photos, 8"x 10", softcover. #20517 $14.95

T-34B “Mentor” Kit

Looking for a cost effective way to train new pilots on higher performance crafts after WWII, the Mentor was used by the USN and USAF until 1959, but is still popular today among collectors. This 1/48 scale plastic kit replicates that trainer, featuring optional position landing gear, realistic decals, and a clear display stand. Assembly required. 90+ pieces. Skill level 3. 8½" wingspan. #706642 $39.95

Stearman Cap

Show off your appreciation for the historic biplane with this bold Stearman cap! Made of 100% brushed cotton twill, it features a felt logo embroidered on the front and side, and a woven American flag patch on the back. Adjustable, one size fits most. #706641 $26.95

Hawk T1A Models

These 1/48 scale, Hobby Master, die cast models replicate the Hawk T1A, an RAF training aircraft. Features include realistic panel lines and surface details, accurate markings, opening canopies revealing detailed A cockpits, optionalposition landing gear, with 2 pilot figures, and a display stand. 7¾" wingspan. Reg: $102.95 $ each

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Still in service more than five decades after its introduction, the T-38 Talon was the world's first supersonic jet trainer. Featuring newsreels and training films, this multi-chapter program explores the enduring plane including a look inside its cockpit, history with the Thunderbirds (beginning in 1973), experience assisting F-4, A-10, and F-16 pilots, and a bonus look at the T-37 Tweet and T-46 Eaglet. 1 hr. 41 min. #702680 $19.95 LIMITED EDITION

Entering service at Randolph AFB on March 17, 1961, the T-38 Talon assisted the U.S. Air Force and NASA with improving their pilots’ proficiency. Made by Hobby Master, this 1/72 SCALE 1/72 scale, die cast replica, as it appeared with the 49th Fighter Wing at Holloman AFB, features a professional handpainted scheme, optional-position landing gear, a removable figure, long. and a display stand. 7¾" long #980853 $61.95

DHC-1 Chipmunk

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USAF T-38 Talon Trainer

T-38 Talon Model

49.95

RAF Leeming, England, 2007. #704862

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This 1/72 scale, die cast model – a replica of a Chipmunk serving with the Royal Danish Air Force – features engraved panel lines, a well-equipped cockpit, a $ glazed canopy, rotating propellers extended landing gear, authentic markings, and a display stand. 4¼" long. #701564 Reg: $44.95 $

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Ten, hut! Pack your footlocker and travel back in time with these illustrated titles from the Images of America series covering historic U.S. military forts and camps, air fields, and Air Force bases! 128 pages, 200+ images (unless otherwise noted), 6½"x 9¼", softcover.

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Fields

Air Force Bases

Aberdeen Proving Ground

Ellington Field – Lardas. Follow the evolution of this field as it was used as a training base during WWI, WWII and the Cold War. It later became NASA’s airfield for Johnson Space Center and then Houston’s third municipal airport in 1984. #706037

Barksdale Air Force Base

Falcon Field – Mallett. This

Quest. Take a rare look at California’s Beale Air Force Base during the Cold War era, when it was home to Strategic Air Command’s (SAC) most famous weapons systems – B-52 bombers, KC-135 tankers, Titan I and AGM-28 nuclear missiles, and SR-71 and U-2 spy planes.

Bates & Doesburg. Enter the gates of the U.S. Army base known today as Aberdeen Proving Ground, which has been home to ordnance, chemical, technology and artillery commands, to see daily life on the base, including views of the “Tonnerville” Trolley. #M101934

Buckingham Army Air Field

Wadsworth & Johnson. Examine Florida’s Buckingham Army Air Field, from its 1942 formation – when it began to train the nearly 48,000 aerial gunners that eventually passed through its gates – through its 1945 closure. You’ll view a variety of aircraft, training and operations, infrastructure, and more. #18197

Camp Bullis – Manguso. Established in 1906 to accommodate the military’s ever more-modernized artillery, Camp Bullis grew immensely during both World Wars and helped mobilize tens of thousands of troops.

#104625

Fort Carson – Hahn, Berg. Camp Carson was practically created overnight by President Franklin Roosevelt and with the permission of the neighbors in Colorado Springs. The post has been the home and training grounds for troops who served in all wars from WWII to the current war on terror. #109856

Camp Forrest – Taylor.

During WWII, more than 70,000 soldiers were stationed at the facility which eventually converted to a POW camp where German and Italian prisoners-of-war were housed. 128 pages. #100977

Camp Rilea – Perez.

Camp Rilea was founded in 1927 and then became the Oregon National Guard's preferred training site. The camp offers premier landscaping for units, law enforcement, and other related organizations.

#106177

book chronicles the history of Mesa’s Falcon Field, whose story began during WWII when a small group of celebrities financed three pilot training facilities (Southwest Airways) in Arizona for Allied forces. #18176

Hamilton Field

Novato Historical Guild. Examine the history of Hamilton Field (near California’s San Pablo Bay), from its early 1930s construction through its establishment as a bombardment base of the 1st Wing, and its 1975 decommission. #18151

Randolph Field

Hoffman. Randolph Field in San Antonio, Texas, was designed by the Army hierarchy and, when built from 1928-1931, was the largest construction undertaking since the Panama Canal.

#M105040

Selfridge Field – Larsen & Nigro. Follow the history of Selfridge Field, proving ground for so many young aviators who ultimately became general officers – including Jimmy Doolittle, Curtis LeMay, Carl Spaatz, and more than 100 others – that it became known as “Home of the Generals.”

Bohannon, Prime & Rigg. This photo-essay explores the “pursuit years” and the rest of Barksdale’s history from 1924 to today, and remains home to the B-52 bomber. #5772

Beale Air Force Base During the Cold War

#18250

Dover Air Force Base

Wiggins, Jr. Rediscover Delaware’s Dover AFB, which, opened just a week after the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, has grown to become the largest aerial port in America and home to gigantic jet air transports that are lifelines for our modern military. #18201

F.E.Warren Air Force Base

Bauman Taylor. This volume examines the 140+ year history of F.E.Warren Air Force Base (located near Cheyenne, Wyoming), from its construction in 1867 as Fort D.A. Russell Army Post through its 1930 renaming to Fort F.E.Warren. #18227

#18122

Minot Air Force Base Lt. Larson, USAF (Ret.) Located in Ward County, North Dakota, learn about this famous Air Force base that opened during the Cold War and has continued to be an important part of Air Force Command.

Keisel. Features scores of amazing photographs that tell the story of the airfield from its founding in 1927 through WWII, the Cold War, and beyond, and its change to the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in 1948. #700684

Justman. Established in 1888, Fort Crook, renamed Offutt Air Force Base in 1948, has a long and active role in the development of aviation technology and as a protector of National Security. #M105041

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Early Civil Aviation

Early Aviation – Wright Brothers to 1937

This program is a wonderful tribute to America’s early days of aviation, from the Wright Brothers’ flights to the beginning of WWII. You’ll learn about the observation balloons of the Civil War, hear about America’s military exploits in the World War I skies, examine the aircraft developed in the interwar years, view the USAAF’s rise to aerial dominance during WWII, and more. 1 hr. 34 min. #V5169 $19.95

Flying Lessons Metal Sign

Spirit of St. Louis

Owners' Workshop Manual

Marriot. Making the first transatlantic flight in history, the Spirit of St. Louis was the famous Ryan monoplane flown by Charles Lindbergh. This reference guide – a must-own for both history buffs and kit-builders – is bursting with specifications, photographs, and line drawings covering its construction as well as technical information. 180 pages, 175 color and 100 B&W photos. 8½"x 11", hardcover. #705667 $34.95

This whimsical, 24-gauge steel sign resembles the look of aged metal and paint. 14"x 8"; includes Made in mounting holes.

the USA.

#66147

Spirit of St. Louis Display Model

Made of Philippine mahogany, this 1/32 scale model measures 17½" long. Hand painted and detailed, it arrives ready to display on the included wood base. #96684

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Wright Flyer Model

A replica of the 1903 Wright Flyer (the first heavier-thanair airplane to fly successfully), 1/72 SCALE this 1/72 scale, die cast metal and plastic model features realistically ribbed surfaces, a detailed engine with working pulleys and rotating propellers, and a display stand. 6¾" wingspan. #91190 $34.95

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Stan Stokes. This tribute to the Wright Brothers depicts their first flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. 16"x 11½". Signed and numbered by the artist!

LIMITED EDITION

Lucky Lindy Stan Stokes. Charles Lindbergh sets off from Long Island on his record-setting flight. 16"x 11½". Signed and numbered by the artist! #7885

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19.95

Famous Aviator Newspaper Collections These reproductions of American newspapers provide contemporaneous accounts of the days’ events and view photos of aviation pioneers. 24 pages, $ 17"x 22½". 9.95 each

Charles Lindbergh – Taken from the

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Spirit of St. Louis

A superb reproduction of Balsa Wood Kit Lindbergh’s trans-Atlantic flyer, this 1/16 scale, balsa wood kit features detailed plastic parts (including engine cowling, wingtips, propellers, and wheels), tissue paper, steel wire, and authentic markings. For display, rubber- or gas-powered flight. 34½" wingspan; skill level 5. Assembly required. #8906 $69.95

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This museum quality, 1/16 scale kit reproduces virtually every detail of the Wright Flyer! Designed without the customary fabric covering to better show its fascinating structural components, this remarkable kit contains laser-cut basswood parts for ribs and other wooden components, plenty of metal parts for building the engine (including the cylinders, magneto and radiator), a brass chain, and over 160 photo-etched brass fittings and braces that simulate the Wrights’ construction methods. Includes three detailed, actual size plan sheets and a 28-page assembly manual. 30" wingspan. #88990 Reg: $199.95 $

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pages of the May 22, 1927, issue of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, this reproduction recaps the frenzied day when Charles Lindbergh became the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. #68151 Amelia Earhart – This reproduction of the Chicago Herald and Examiner from July 5, 1937, takes you back to the fateful day when Amelia Earhart was lost during her round-the-world flight attempt. #68150

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Images of Aviation

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This fine selection of photo histories from Arcadia Publishing covers historic American airports. 128 pages, approximately 200 B&W photos, 6½"x 9¼", softcover.

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Images of Aviation:

Grand Central Air Terminal – Underwood. This

volume presents the rich history of Grand Central Air Terminal from 1923, when it was known as the Glendale Airport, onward. You’ll see the first paved runway west of the Rockies; the first scheduled transcontinental passenger service, which was flown out of Grand Central by Charles Lindbergh, with Amelia Earhart among the passengers; the Army Air Corps training center created at Grand Central after the Pearl Harbor attack; and more. #18129

Los Angeles International Airport – Schoneberger,

Boeing Field

Graff. This heavily illustrated book presents the history of Boeing Field – located just south of Seattle, Washington – from 1928, when it was opened with the help of William Boeing and his growing aviation company, through the building of thousands of B-17 Flying Fortresses at Boeing's Plant 2 during World War II, to the dazzling array of aircraft it has served. 128 pages, approximately 200 B&W photographs, 6½"x 9¼", softcover. #18141 $21.95

Boeing 777 Models

Pattison & Nichols. Examine the rich history of Los Angeles International Airport, from its humble beginning as a Mine Field in 1928, to the arrival of the first jet service in 1959, and beyond. #18170

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These die cast models replicate versions of the Boeing 777, the world’s largest twin-jet. They feature authentic Boeing livery, realistic engine detail and panel lines, and rolling-wheel landing gear.

John F. Kennedy International Airport – Stoff. This photo-history

delves into John F. Kennedy International Airport’s opening in 1948, to its mid-1950s renovation, to its 1963 renaming and beyond. #18172

1/500 SCALE

A: 777-9 – This 1/500 scale model replicates the 777-9, a stretched variant able to seat more than 400 passengers. 4½" wingspan. #706621 $59.95

LaGuardia Airport – Stoff.

Opened in 1939 and once the busiest airport in the world, enjoy this heavily illustrated book which examines the history of New York's LaGuardia Airport.

#18149

Newark Airport – Holden.

This heavily illustrated book examines Newark Airport – the first major airport in the New York metropolitan area – from its October 1928, opening through Amelia Earhart’s dedication of its (and America’s!) first commercial airline terminal in 1935, its use by the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II, its late 1940s expansion, the opening of the North Terminal in 1953, and beyond. #18171

Teterboro Airport – Holden. This photo-history

examines New Jersey’s Teterboro Airport – which, located only 12 miles from midtown Manhattan, is the oldest operating airport in the New York City area – from its first use in 1916 through the Golden Age of aviation and beyond. You’ll view rare archival images of Fokker Tri-Motors built by Atlantic Aircraft Corp. at Teterboro, operations during the World Wars, Pan Am service, and more. #18182

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B: 777-200LR – This 1/400 scale model replicates the 777-200LR, known as the Worldliner. The 200LR can connect almost any two airports in the world and holds the world record for longest flight by a commercial airliner. 6½" wingspan. #706622 $79.95

Boeing Trucker Hat

Featuring the original Boeing Airplane patch, this distressed trucker-style hat is made from 100% cotton with breathable mesh sides. Includes adjustable buckle strap. #706628 $19.95

Boeing T-Shirt

In 1969, the first 747 – serial number 001– flew Back over Western Washington State, and this 100% cotton t-shirt captures $ M, L, XL: Reg: $32.95 this iconic jumbo $ 2XL: Reg: $34.95 jet. #706462

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Airlines

PAN AMERICAN

AMERICAN DC-4 Model

Ford 5AT Tri-Motor Display Model

Replicating the DC-4 “Flagship Washington,” this 1/200 scale, die cast model has a polished-metal finish and features realistic surface details, rotating propellers, extended landing gear, an American Airlines paint scheme, and a display stand. 7" wingspan.

Made of Philippine mahogany, this 1/48 scale model measures 18" in wingspan, is hand-painted and detailed with Pan American markings, and arrives ready to display on an included mahogany base. #9264 $229.95

B377 Stratocruiser Model

This 1/500 scale, die cast model replicates a Pan American World Airways Boeing 377 Stratocruiser. It features realistic surface details, rotating propellers, and extended landing gear. 1/500 SCALE 2¾" wingspan. #706629 $54.95

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Clyde Sunderland. Soaring over the George Washington Bridge, a Pan American B-377 Stratocruiser prepares to land at New York City's Idlewild Airport. 27"x 19" poster.

This 1/200 scale, die cast model of the wide1/200 SCALE body Airbus A310-300 features authentic LIMITED EDITION Delta livery, realistic wing panels and engine nacelles, rolling wheels with rubber tires, and a display stand. 8¾" wingspan.

A310-300 Model

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DC-8-71/73 Display Model

259.95

B737-800 Model

This 1/500 scale, die cast model replicates a Boeing 737-800 with an American Airlines TWA heritage livery. It features realistic panel lines, detailed engines, and extended landing gear. 2½" wingspan. #706631 $49.95

Delta Air Lines

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AIRLINES

The DC-8 four-engine narrow-body passenger jet airliner was manufactured from 1958 to 1972. This 1/100 scale model is made from mahogany and features a United Airlines paint scheme and a wooden display base. 22½" long.

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B757-200 Model

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1/500 SCALE

#706634

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This 1/500 scale, die cast model features authentic Delta livery, realistic wing panels and engines, and extended landing gear. 3" wingspan.

B767-300ER Model A 1/200 SCALE LIMITED EDITION

B The 767 was Boeing's first wide-body twinjet. This 1/200 scale, die cast model recreates the B767-300ER variant, and includes an authentic United Air Lines livery, detailed engines, and a display stand. 11" long. #705946 $84.95

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747 Retirement T-Shirts

Honor the end of service for the Boeing 747. Made of 100% pre-shrunk cotton, these shirts make great gifts for commercial aviation enthusiasts!

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Airlines

A330-200 Model This 1/400 scale, die cast model replicates 1/400 SCALE an Airbus A330-200 with a colorful, authentic Hawaiian Airlines paint scheme. Features realistic LIMITED EDITION panel lines, antennas, and surface details, and permanently extended landing gear with rolling wheels. Ready for display. 6" wingspan. #706638 $44.95

CV-340 Kit

This 1/144 scale plastic kit replicates a Convair CV-340, including decals for authentic Hawaiian Airlines as it would have looked in the 1950s. Includes illustrated instructions. Assembly required. Skill level 3. 8" wingspan.

#706639

DC-4 Model

This 1/200 scale, die cast model replicates a Douglas DC-4 with authentic KLM livery. This polished-metal model features rotating propellers, realistic surface details, extended landing gear with rolling wheels, and a display stand. 7" wingspan.

CV-340 Model

34.95

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1/200 SCALE

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Pin-Up Metal Signs

Made in the USA.

Featuring saucy pin-ups these die-cut, 24gauge steel signs are made in the USA and include mounting holes for easy hanging.

MD-83 Model B

LIMITED EDITION

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This 1/200 scale, die cast model replicates a Convair CV-340 with authentic KLM livery. Features include rotating propellers, realistic surface details, extended landing gear with rolling wheels, and a display stand. 7½" wingspan.

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This 1/400 scale, die cast model replicates a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 with authentic AeroMexico livery. It features realistic panel lines, antennas, and surface details, and extended landing gear with rolling wheels. Ready for display! 3¼" wingspan.

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CARGO AIRCRAFT MODELS

These 1/400 scale, die cast models replicate largefreight airliners. They feature authentic livery, rolling-wheel landing gear, realistic engines, panel lines, and surface details, and come ready to display!

MD-11F

Western Global 5" wingspan.

B747-8F – UPS Opening cargo nose, and three body doors! 5¾" wingspan.

LIMITED EDITION

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1/400 SCALE

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Emirates Sky Cargo 6" wingspan.

#706640

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Modeling

Monogram Models

Graham. Monogram’s plastic kits have captured the imaginations of hobbyists everywhere since the company’s founding in the 1940s. Here, thousands of those kits made between 1945 and 1986 are described in detail, shown in more than 300 beautiful color photos, and given their collector’s value. 172 pages, 8½"x 11", softcover. #21084 $29.95

Nearly 550 Color Photos!

Remembering Revell Model Kits

Graham. Hundreds of photographs capture many of the plastic model kits made by Revell from the 1950s-70s in scales from 1/16 to 1/72. You’ll also meet the kit designers and box artists and enjoy the useful index that lists all of the models produced, their variations, and their values. 176 pages, 544 color photos, 8½"x11", softcover. #6340 $29.95

Aurora Model Kits

Display Cases

These handsome display cases – dustresistant and Models stackable – are the perfect places to show not included. off your latest collectibles or figures! Single Case – 12½" long, 10¾" deep, 5½" tall. #702499 $29.95 Three-Shelf – 6½" long, 4¾" deep, 14¼" tall. #702531 $39.95

7" Turntable Display

Model not included.

Featuring a mirrored platform, this turntable display base – which has two speed options – is a perfect home for your newest centerpiece model! Requires two C batteries (not included). 7" diameter and 1½" tall. #702530 $29.95

With Polar Lights, Moebius, Atlantis

Deluxe Airplane Knife & Tool Set

Graham. Comprehensively researched, this nostalgic-visual guide offers insight into Aurora’s famous model kits by cataloging every one they ever released! More than 500 images are featured to help tell their story including Hollywood characters and villains, sailing ships, sports cars, moon rockets, military and commercial aircraft, wildlife scenes, and more! 192 pages, 500+ color photos, 8½"x11", softcover. #702525 $29.95 29.95

This 14-piece set includes the high-quality knives, blades, and tools essential for constructing or repairing models. You get a light duty knife, a snap blade knife, a needle nose pliers with a side cutter, sharp-pointed and curve-pointed tweezers, a swivel-head screwdriver, large and small clamps, a sanding stick, two needle files, and three assorted knife blades – all packaged in a wood chest.

#90639

Photo Art for Modellers

Creating Realistic Scenes for Your Aircraft and Train Models

Morath. This step-by-step guide offers creative instructions on how – using the most basic computer and camera skills – any modeler can lend authenticity to their layout with simple additions like smoke, steam, and footplate crew. 96 pages, color illustrations, 9¾"x 8¼", softcover. #401302 $19.95

Made in the USA.

1955 Chevy Stake Truck Kit

This 1/48 scale plastic kit of the 1955 Chevy Stake Truck features clear windows, a detailed engine and chassis, a movable hood, barrels and crates, and two figures. Assembly required. Skill level 2. 4" long. #409331 $21.95

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$59.95

Deluxe 56-Piece Knife Set

These sharp and durable carbon steel blades effortlessly cut through wood, cardboard, cloth, paper, plastic, and thin metal. This impressive set includes eight knife handles with blades, 39 additional specialty blades, and a sharpening stone. Safety caps and a storage case are included.

#407891

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H-34A Pirate/UH-34D Helicopter Kit

Developed to perform a tactical transportation role, the UH-34D was widely used from 1957 by the U.S. Marine Corps. This 1/48 scale plastic kit replicates the helicopter and features a realistic cockpit and cabin, finely detailed surface and landing gear, and comes with authentic decals for five different versions. Assembly required, skill level 4, 14" long.

#706808

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USS Iowa (BB-61) Kit

Measuring over a foot-and-a-half long, this 1/535 scale plastic kit of the famous USS Iowa battleship features a realistic deck (with rotating/elevating gun turrets), two seaplanes, a crane, a flag sheet, and more! Assembly required. 75 pieces. Skill level 2. 20" long. #106694 $29.95

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Star Trek STARSHIP MODELS

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Celebrate your inner Trekkie with our galactic selection of Star Trek collectibles, ranging from the USS Enterprise to a Romulan Science Vessel! Each die cast model reflects a finely textured surface and recessed panels lines, and a clear-armed presentation stand to display your starship mid-flight. 4"-5½" long.

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USS Lantree NCC-1837

USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D)

Operating as the Federation flagship during her career, the Enterprise-D was destroyed in the "Battle of Veridian III." #704196

Commanded by L. Isao Telaka, the USS Lantree was a 23rd century Federation Miranda-Class starship operated by Starfleet. #704192

Jem Hadar Battleship

Romulan Science Vessel – In service

This battleship was a type of warship popularized in the Alpha Quadrant midway through the Dominion War in 2374.

All Models Include a Display Stand!

during the mid-24th century, this research ship was used to retrieve information for the Romulan Star Empire. #703329

#704432

Cardassian Keldon-Class Cruiser Originally built for the fearsome Obsidian Order in 2371, the KeldonClass Cruiser has become a long-serving mainstay of the Cardassian fleet. #704190

Tholian Ship – A compact

22nd-century starship, designed for one person, featured in The Original Series episode: “The Tholian Web.”

#704183

Cardassian Galor Class

Xindi-Humanoid

A medium-sized cruiser, the Galor-Class ship was the most powerful vessel in the Cardassian fleet. #97322

The Xindi-Humanoid ship was a type of cruiser used by the Xindi-Primates in the 2150s.

#704191

Star Trek Intro T-Shirt

20+ hours on 12 DVDs!

Star Trek

Stardate Collection

U.S.S. Grissom NCC-638 & Klingon Bird-of-Prey Kit

This 1/1000 scale plastic kit replicates two popular ships introduced in Star Trek III: the Search for Spock. They feature snap construction for inexperienced modelers, but have enough realistic details to satisfy advanced modelers. Bird-of-Prey kit offers to pose the wings in cruising or attack configuration. Includes authentic decals and a display base for each. Assembly required, skill level 2, approximately 4½" long each model. #706794 $29.95

A collection of the first 10 Star Trek films, starting with Star Trek: The Motion Picture up through Star Trek Nemesis. Also included are two bonus discs of documentary features. Not owning this set would be highly illogical! 20+ hours over 12 discs including bonus features and extras.

#706795

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This eyecatching t-shirt is an absolute must-have for any Star Trek fan. Featuring the famous introductory quote from the show, this tee is made from a soft 60% cotton/ 40% polyester blend and is preshrunk for ultimate comfort.

#705542

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Sci-Fi

Godzilla/ Monster Kits Bring an element of terror to your display scenes with these replica monster plastic kits! Assembly required, snap together construction, skill level 2. $

29.95 each

Godzilla Kit

Sci-Fi Classic Kits

These 1/350 scale plastic kits recreate visions of the future as seen from the past. Kits include highly detailed molded pieces, special decals, and illustrated instructions. Assembly required.

Moonlander

Includes parts to create either a crew or cargo transport version. 222 pieces, skill level 5, 13" tall. #704233 $49.95

1/250 scale, features a posable jaw. 54 pieces, 7¾" tall. #706769

King Ghidorah Kit

1/350 scale, includes base with devastated airport scene. 38 pieces, 7¾" tall. #705686

Luna Rocketship Kit 9 pieces, skill level 1, 8" long.

#703599

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Cosmostrator Kit Rodan Kit

1/800 scale, includes base with devastated city scene. 30 pieces, 11" tall. #706770

Alien Abductions

The Control Factor

Bouck & Long. Imagine driving someplace you know, when suddenly, strange lights and sounds envelop you, and before you know it, you’re back home with no memory of the experience. This title dives into that control factor in abduction cases that prevents the victim from processing what happened – or even knowing if they are still being manipulated. Find out about mind control, memory, what a typical abduction is like, and much more in this fascinating profile! 160 pages, 6"x 9", softcover. #706761 $19.95

Area 51 $2 Bill

If a “break in” to the Air Force facility was somehow possible, perhaps you’d see a pair of bigeyed aliens – as captured on this otherworldly $2 bill celebrating Area 51. Genuine tender, this note includes a certificate of authenticity and a display folio.

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23 pieces, skill level 2, 8½" long.

#703600

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UFOs and the Extraterrestrial Threat – Battlefield Earth

This 3-DVD set examines the growing evidence of extraterrestrial beings visiting earth, and it doesn’t look like they’re very friendly. The governments do not want you to know the truth! Hear from bestselling authors and renowned experts how real this threat is! 3 hr. 20 min. runtime over 3 discs. #706689 $19.95

The Aliens Are Here! 5-Figure Set

1/30 SCALE

“Commander, the humans are dumber than we thought!” “That’s alright, their organs will make nourishing snacks for our children.” Add some spice to your diorama scenes with these menacing invaders! These 1/30 scale molded-plastic figures come ready to display in a variety of poses. 2" tall. #706759 $29.95

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Music Jimmy Page

Jimmy Page Gibson SG EDS-1275 Doubleneck Cherry Mini Guitar Replica

Magus, Musician, Man: An Unauthorized Biography

Show a whole lotta love for rock & roll history with this ¼-scale hand-crafted Gibson guitar replica! Made from solid wood with metal tuning keys and a nitrocellulose finish. Includes adjustable A-frame stand, guitar case with gold foil Gibson stamp, and guitar pick. 10" long. #706749 $59.95

1/4 SCALE

Just 4 Fun

Case. This thoroughly researched title brings to life the story of rock’s most enigmatic and influential icon. Covering his early years, from his incendiary session work, through to the formation of Led Zeppelin and beyond, you’ll see first-hand the beauty and brilliance of the rock mastermind, as well as the excess and pitfalls that accompany sex, drugs and rock & roll. 307 pages, 6"x 9", softcover. #706750 $16.95

Led Zeppelin – DVD Collector’s Box

This 2-DVD documentary set tells the full story of Led Zeppelin. Disc one follows the band’s roots, concentrating on the pre-Zeppelin solo careers up through the release of their debut album. Disc two follows the band through the glory years until their tragic conclusion in 1980. With rare footage throughout, interviews with the band and those close to them, this visual celebration is a must-own for any true Led-Head! 2 hr. 10 min. plus bonus features. #706751 $19.95

Brian May Signature Miniature Guitar Replica

Made to last, this 1/32 scale, die cast moKenworth W900 KISS del 1/32 SCALE Rock N Roll Truck of a Kenworth W900 Long Hauler displays an epic and detailed image of KISS! Features include rolling rubber tires, chrome accents, a realistic design, and an assortment of extra accessories. 16" long.

#407899

49.95

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Get your KISS gear today, because, like the band, sales are Hotter Than Hell! Made of 100% cotton.

#706755

This ¼-scale guitar replica captures Brian May's legendary "Red Special," an instrument that gained iconic status and a unique place in rock history. Handcrafted from solid wood with metal tuning keys, it includes an adjustable A-frame stand and a guitar case gift box. 10" long. #408980 $34.95

Queen Greatest Hits – Vol.1

Seventeen tracks and you’ll be singing along to every one of them! Tracks include, “We Will Rock You,” “Another One Bites the Dust,” “Somebody to Love,” “Don’t Stop Me Now,” and more! #408983 $21.95

The Rolling Stones Charlie Watts Drum Set

“KISS Let Me Go” T-Shirt M, L, XL:

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Gene Simmons Signature AXE Bass Mini Guitar Replica

Perfect for the KISS fan in your life, this ¼-scale, exquisitely detailed mini guitars is an ornamental replica of the kind played by Gene Simmons! Officially 1/4 SCALE licensed, this special piece is handcrafted from solid wood and feature metal tuning keys for extra authenticity. An adjustable A-frame stand and collector’s gift box are also included. For decoration only. 10" long.

#407851

39.95

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1/4 SCALE

1/4 SCALE

Showcasing Charlie Watts drum set, this ¼-scale instrument replica is handmade from solid wood with metal parts. Each bass drum is approximately 3½" in width.

#409127

69.95

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Stones From the Inside

Wyman. Bill Wyman developed a passion for photography at a young age, and after joining one of the greatest rock 'n' roll bands, The Rolling Stones, he continued his hobby. When he wasn’t playing bass, he had his camera. He gathered a stunning collection of photographs, showing his exclusive inside view of the band. From travelling to relaxing, backstage and on, this book offers a unique view from a man who was there, every step of the way. 272 pages, 246 color and 28 B&W photos,12"x 9", hardcover. #408499 $49.95

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Muscle Car Models

Just 4 Fun

Showcasing an excellent lineup of iconic muscle cars, dating back to the 1960s -70s, these 1/18 scale, die cast models feature opening doors and hood, a realistic engine, a well-equipped interior, and an accurate chassis.

1/18 SCALE

1970 Datsun 240Z

10½" long. #407469 $49.95

1962 Pontiac Royal Bobcat Catalina

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Abandoned! WWII Untitled

This fine selection of pictorial reference guides, from Arcadia Publishing, explores the utmost abandoned destinations found throughout America in this intriguing series! Complete with a vast selection of rare imagery and haunting accounts, each title offers entirely new insight on the remains of once thriving buildings and locations. 6½"x 9¼", softcover.

Abandoned Michigan

Southern California: The Eras That Shaped the West – Kalafatis.

Beginning with old ghost towns of the Gold Rush to deserted Route 66 towns, Southern California is littered with abandoned locations. 96 pages, 116 photos.

Brooky. In 2006, Michigan’s unemployment rate was at record heights. People left, businesses closed. Some people and places have recovered, but many have not. This is where Abandoned Michigan begins its story. 128 pages, 214 photos.

Coastal Defenses of Alabama

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Kenning. Take a guided tour through Fort Morgan and Fort Gaines, the retired guardians of Alabama’s Gulf Coast. Damaged during the Battle of Mobile Bay, one of the most iconic battles in U.S. naval history, Forts Morgan and Gaines have been named "one of the nation's ten most endangered battle sites." 96 pages, 135 photos.

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Los Angeles: Neon and Beyond − Horton. Every

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Queens – Panchyk. Take a tour of New York City’s borough of Queens where traces of the past linger, and explore abandoned sites, such as the Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, the remains of the country’s first modern highway, an old railroad line, and an airport. 96 pages. 142 photos.

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Vasko. For decades, the New York Catskills and its breathtaking mountains was one of the most popular vacation destinations in America. Take a look at the beginnings, and ultimate decline, of this once favored area. 96 pages, 141 photos.

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Abandoned Industries of New York City – Anastasio. This journey through the decaying ruins of New York City’s forgotten past includes clandestine images and thorough research into locations, personal stories, memorials and lost figures. 112 pages, 143 photos.

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Pendleton. Migrants traveled to Pennsylvania where there were plenty of jobs and opportunities, but when the economic bubble burst, factories and steel mills closed, leaving families in search of work and a new life. 96 pages, 141 photos.

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Pittsburgh: Steel – Beard. Structures that once epitomized the pinnacles of science, commerce, transportation, and manufacturing are empty reminders of how Pittsburgh earned its name as "The Steel City." 128 page, 250 photos.

Abandoned Arizona

Upstate New York – Long. Photographer Nicholas Long travels to Upstate New York to get a glimpse of the past, including abandoned houses, shops, and factories. 96 pages. 140 photos. #409288 $23.95 The first volume in a series, this book documents stories from the past, exploring locations from Chicago and surrounding areas with abandoned homes, businesses, and more. 112 pages. 130 photos.

This title delves into the art of urban exploration, a dangerous hobby which seeks to explore the richness of history within the forgotten spaces of cities. From a forgotten rocket which never made it to the moon, to a castle with a sealed fate, you’ll visit the lost places of Miami’s past. 128 pages, 150 photos. #409765 $24.95

Vasko. The Ellis Island hospital complex in northern New Jersey still carries the spirits of Ellis Island immigrants in search of the American dream. See how a massive deserted river and harbor defense fort was once a vital cog in the country’s national security arsenal. 96 pages, 141 photos. #409762 $23.95 European settlers arriving on the tranquil shores of Southeastern Virginia as early as the sixteenth century, the historical moments that occurred across this region were pivotal in the creation of our nation and its continued evolution. 128 pages, 187 photos. #409763 $24.95

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Kenning. Discover the past and present of conquest and defense in the Sunshine State. This title delivers a vivid account of Florida’s past that spans centuries – from Spanish foothold to Cold War flashpoint. 96 pages, 140 photos. #409764 $23.95

Tatterson. Arizona is a visual delight. A beautiful state with a rich history, it also has an abandoned past. From dusty ghost towns to silent concrete masterpieces, see the state as you never have before. 128 page, 200 photos.

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estimated 70,000 abandoned buildings, 31,000 empty homes, and 90,000 vacant lots in the Motor City. What became of these forgotten buildings? 128 pages, 216 photos.

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San Diego – Johnson. This title is a trip back in time, visiting nineteen sites that are in some level of deterioration. Along the way, you’ll journey to old mines, fading towns, burned-out ruins, and pioneer cemeteries, among other fascinating places. 96 pages, 106 photos.

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Pin-Ups

Silver Spartan Army Commander Figure

Lady Mechanic Figures

Leading the Silver Spartan Army, this 1/6 SCALE ruthless commander is well-equipped for battle. This 1/6 scale articulated figure features a sculpted head; 3 pairs of gloved hands; helmet; shoulder strap; chest guard; battle skirt and bottoms; shoulder, forearm, and leg armor; arm band; kneepad; dagger with sheath; leg sleeves; shoes; thigh strap; cloak; sword; and spear. 11" tall. #110302 $199.95 LIMITED EDITION

New York Burlesque

Photographs by Roy Kemp

Kemp. This previously unpublished portfolio presents thirty-nine dancers performing in authentic clubs and backstage settings in 1950s New York. This time capsule depicts live performances and peeps into club dressing rooms to offer unedited material from pin-up photo sessions. It is a must-have for everyone who appreciates the style and grit of this fabulous art form. 176 pages, 250 color and B&W photos, 8½"x 11", hardcover. #706723 $34.95

Don't forget to keep your new hot rod in working order with a beautiful new auto mechanic! Each 1/18 scale resin figure is tantalizingly posed and arrives ready to $ display. 4" tall. 9.95 each

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Auburn Motor Company manufactured automobiles out of Auburn, Indiana, from 1900 through 1937. The 1935 Auburn 851 Speedster is recreated in this 1/18 scale, die cast model that features a detailed engine, accurate interior and chassis, rubber tires, and opening doors and hood. #409216 $114.95

The Notorious Bettie Page

Starring Gretchen Mol as the erotic icon who continues to enthrall fans today, this film brings to life the fascinating world of Bettie Page, from her conservative upbringing in a religious Tennessee family through her life as a model sensation and queen of the pin-ups in 1950s New York. Includes Presenting Bettie Page: A Provocative Performance, starring Bettie herself! 1 hr. 30 min. #V8344 $24.95

Don’t Tread On Me Puzzle

Featuring Bettie Page from bangs to glorious heels, this devilishly fun puzzle is guaranteed to warm up those winter months! 500 piece, 18"x 18".

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The Incomparable Bettie Page Archives of Irving Klaw

Winter. The relationship between industry icon Bettie Page and Irving Klaw – the self-proclaimed “King of Pin-Ups” – helped spawn an entire unabashed genre of sexy beauties and candid photography that still exists today. This large-format volume, with more than 200 images, captures some of their most memorable collaborative work. 158 pages, 10¼"x 13¾", hardcover.

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Hollywood Films Danger Close

Major Harry Smith and his company of 108 young and inexperienced soldiers are fighting for their lives in the Battle of Long Tan. With 2,500 battle-hardened Viet Cong soldiers closing in, their ammunition running out and casualties mounting, each man searches for the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage. Skillfully shot, the realistic combat scenes will have you at the edge of your seat! 1 hr. 58 min.

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Sky Dog

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This family-friendly feature follows Joshua, a high school senior working on his pilot’s license, who rescues a stray dog named Oreo, and the two quickly become best friends. But when Joshua finds out his mother is an undercover CIA agent, and that she’s been captured, he’ll need to team up with Oreo and a new friend to find his mother, thwart the plans of those holding her hostage, and uncover the double agents in the CIA! 1 hr. 40 min. #706791 $29.95

Battle in Space: The Armada Attacks

In 2420, aliens and powerful space wizards have enslaved human villages. With hope running out, a group of resistance fighters organize a counterattack against their alien overlords and launch an armada of spacecraft in a battle for supremacy in space. Packed with groundbreaking special effects, go to the edge of the universe and back with this sci-fi action thriller! 1 hr. 30 min. #706792 $19.95

The Marine 6: Close Quarters

The sixth and final installment of The Marine series follows Jake Carter (WWE superstar Mike “The Miz” Mizanin), as he and former fellow Marine, Luke Trapper (WWE legend Shawn Michaels), join forces to rescue a kidnapped girl from a gang of international criminals headed up by Maddy Hayes (WWE superstar Becky Lynch). With heartpounding action, this satisfying conclusion to the series will be a hit among wrestling enthusiasts and fans of the series! 1 hr. 25 min. #706716 $12.95

Battle of Leningrad

In September 1941, the Nazi siege of Leningrad was commencing. This dramatic movie follows Nastya, a schoolgirl, and her army cadet boyfriend, along with many others, as they boarded a damaged barge that was headed across Lake Ladoga in search of safety. The elements and the enemy combined to cause a mass tragedy. 1 hr. 38 min. #109374 $29.95

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Non-Stop Flight

When the Navy launches a historic non-stop flight from San Francisco to Hawaii, a miscalculation causes the plane to run out of fuel, forcing the airmen to land on an uncharted island. There they meet Marie, a beautiful young girl clad in leaves and animal skins, abandoned by her father, who has been using the island to smuggle captured Chinese immigrants as slaves. When his latest captives revolt, the airmen and Marie must find a way off the island before their journey comes to a tragic end. B&W, silent. 1 hr. 1 min. #706046

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S.O.S.: Survive or Sacrifice

A hot air balloon joyride in Cyprus takes a dangerous turn when it becomes untethered and the passengers ascend without a pilot. As they are pushed far out over the ocean, it’s a desperate fight for their lives where every choice they make could be the difference in their survival. The younger sister of one of the passengers is their only hope of rescue, but can she get to them in time? 1 hr. 30 min. #706790 $19.95

Flight of Fancy

Twelve year old Gabriel, troubled by his mother’s engagement to a prosperous farmer, Frank, looks to the mysterious aviator Clay, who crash-landed on their small remote island, as a father figure. After Gabriel risks his life saving Clay’s aircraft from a hurricane, Clay opens up to the young man, teaching him the about the principles of flying, and exploring his past. Along the way, a romantic spark forms between Clay and Gabriel’s mother, Mercedes. 1 hr. 30 min. #706789 $19.95

The Day After

The Day After portrays a devastating war between NATO and the Warsaw Pact countries that leads up to a full-scale nuclear battle. Centered on the pointof-view of residents from the Midwest, the conflict continues to unfold over the media and fear begins to set in. Widespread panic breaks out until the first Soviet attack lands on American soil. 2 hrs. 6 min.

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Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N.

This laugh-out-loud, 1966 comedy stars Dick Van Dyke as an all-thumbs U.S. Navy pilot who, ditching his F-8 Crusader at sea after engine trouble, is marooned on a lush tropical island with a poker-playing astro-chimp, a gadget-rich abandoned Japanese submarine, and Wednesday (Nancy Kwan), a beautiful native girl in exile. The world premier of this Walt Disney classic was shown on the carrier USS Kitty Hawk, which is featured in the film! 1 hr. 14 min. #V7986 $19.95

Frozen Front

It is January 1945, and the first French regiment of paratroopers to fight with an American unit prepares to liberate Alsace in France. Tasked with a dangerous mission, the Allied Division must take the forest bordering the town of Jebsheim in advance of the attack later dubbed the "French Stalingrad." Together, the French and American soldiers experience the hell of war as they struggle for freedom and survival. 2 hrs. 20 mins. #107879 $16.95

Hidden Valley

In this 1932 western adventure, a cowboy guide (Bob Steele) and an elderly archeologist search for a hidden valley that was once home to an ancient civilization. The real star of this film, though, is a Goodyear blimp that takes part in one of the most unique chase scenes – complete with a parachute jump from the blimp – ever filmed! B&W, 56 minutes. #V7168

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1/200 SCALE

C-37B Model

This 1/200 scale, die cast model replicates a C-37B and features engraved LIMITED EDITION panel lines, realistic surface details and engines, authentic USAF markings, extended landing gear with rolling wheels and rubber tires, and a display stand. 5¾" wingspan. #706666 $69.95

Grumman F2F/F3F and Civilian Variants

Dann. The first half of this title focuses on the development history of the F2F and F3F, including the origin of the Grumman Corporation. Individual aircraft histories are provided for each aircraft, listing assigned commands, mishaps, and final disposition. Detailed period engineering photos show every aspect of the aircraft, followed by an operational history of each Navy and Marine Corps squadron that operated the F2F and F3F. 192 pages, 440 photos and 39 illustrations, 8½"x 11",softcover.

Images of Aviation/America

These highly illustrated titles from Arcadia publishing offer a close up look at a pair of historically significant sites for aviation and air combat. 200+ photos, 6½"x 9¼", softcover. $21.95 each Naval Air Station Norfolk – Chambers. The roles of fleet operational flight testing, flight testing of prototype aircraft, and tactical combat flight training at this naval air station have been crucial to naval aviation. 160 pages. #706852 Tonopah Test Range – Merlin. Tonopah Test Range (TTR) in Nevada provided an isolated place to test ballistic characteristics and non-nuclear components of atomic bombs. The range has been used for training exercises, testing rockets, development of electronic warfare systems and unmanned aerial vehicles, and nuclear safety experiments. 128 pages. pages #706862

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Let this beauty soar among your décor! Handmade in the USA from heavy-gauge steel. Includes mounting holes. 18"x 5". #706860 $29.95

USN Yorktown-Class Carriers

Featuring six hard-to-find mini films, this program explores the iconic YorktownClass aircraft carriers, so crucial during the Second World War. See the first USS Yorktown launch an April 1942 attack at the Marshall Islands (before it goes down at Midway), an entire profile on the USS Enterprise (the only one of its class to survive the war), and insight on the USS Hornet (including the famous Doolittle Raid). 1 hr. 24 min. #108124 $19.95

A-26C Invader Kit

The A-26 Invader is an American twin-engine light bomber and ground attack aircraft. It was built by Douglas during WWII, and also served during Cold War conflicts, though a limited number of highly modified USAF versions served in Southeast Asia until 1969. This 1/32 scale Over 2-Foot Wingspan! plastic kit replicates the light bomber. It fea$ tures photo-etched parts, finely detailed cockpit and gear cabin, grooved rubber tires, detailed fuselage and wings with accurate design, and authentic decals for two versions. Assembly required, skill level 4, 26¼" wingspan. #706861 Reg: $229.95 $

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Introduced in 1958, the F-4 Phantom II was a longrange, all-weather fighter/bomber $ that proved highly adaptable for the U.S. Armed Forces. This 1/72 scale, die cast model recreates an F-4J as used by the VF-33 Tarsiers, who flew the Phantom for an astonishing 17 years, including several combat tours in Vietnam. Features include crew figures, a detailed underside, an opening canopy with a well-equipped cockpit, optional-position landing gear, and a display stand. 9¾" long. #705081 Reg: $169.95 $

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8 Changeable Color Modes!

B-52 Stratofortress 3D Lamp with Remote The B-52 has been operated by the USAF since 1955. Perfect for any aviation enthusiast, this lamp offers 8 interchangeable color modes and comes with a touchbutton remote.

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12-Piece Cold War Banknote Collection

Though the Cold War never officially became “hot,” a number of proxy wars were waged in locations across the globe – and this collection of 12 bank notes features currency issued during the era in regions where the superpowers held alliances, wielded influence, and flexed military might: Afghanistan, Albania, Bulgaria, East Germany, Great Britain, Laos, Nicaragua, Poland, South Korea, South Vietnam, Yugoslavia, and Russia. Arrives in a handsome folder. #101825 $99.95

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A Pictorial History of Strike Fighter Squadron 102 (VFA-102)

Romano. This heavily illustrated title examines the history of Strike Fighter Squadron 102 (VFA-102). You’ll ride in the cockpits of the aircraft the squad has flown over the years, from the F2H Banshee and F4D-1 Skyray in the 1950s, the F-4B Phantom II in the 1960s, through the F/A-18F Super Hornet flown today. 288 pages, 741 color and 124 B&W photos, 8½"x 11", hardcover. #706855 $99.95 This 1/200 scale, die cast model of “Fat Albert” – a C-130J employed by the Blue Angels for trans1/200 SCALE port and LIMITED EDITION logistics – features authentic markings, rotatSee Page 32 for More Blue Angels Items! ing propellers, realistic surface details, extended landed gear with rolling rubber tires, and a display stand. 8" wingspan. #706517 $74.95

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P-40 Flying Tigers Cutout Metal Sign

Handmade in the USA from heavy-gauge steel, this cutout sign includes mounting holes for easy hanging. 18"x 5". #706863 $29.95

Flying Tigers T-Shirt

Show off your Flying Tigers spirit! This charcoal gray t-shirt has purposely distressed graphics for a vintageinspired look, and it’s made of a soft pre-shrunk cotton/ polyester blend.

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This 1/15 scale balsa wood kit replicates the World War II fighter F4F Wildcat. 2 ½ -Foot Wingspan! Features include precision lasercut parts, authentic color decals, a 9" plastic propeller, and easy-to-follow instructions. Assembly required, 100+ pieces, skill level 2, 30" wingspan. #706866

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B-25 Mitchell Building Block Set

This set replicates a B-25 Mitchell bomber flown by Lt. Col. James Doolittle and Lt. Richard Cole of the 34th Bomb Squadron, USS Hornet, flown during the famous Tokyo raid, April 18, 1942. Features include rotating propellers, opening bomb doors, opening canopy, retracting landing gear, moveable tail and wing flaps, and includes 2 pilot figures. 725 pieces, 20" wingspan. #706867 $69.95 LIMITED EDITION

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Historic Aviation Late-Winter 2021 Catalog  

For more than thirty years, Historic Aviation has been a leader in aviation merchandising, featuring thousands of fun and exciting items to...

Historic Aviation Late-Winter 2021 Catalog  

For more than thirty years, Historic Aviation has been a leader in aviation merchandising, featuring thousands of fun and exciting items to...