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leeG727
08-23-2006, 02:20 PM
I posted earlier on my lovely wife€s €œsaleing€ hobby, as in garage sales, and the great AVG memorabilia find she made this spring.

Well, she did it again. She came across an estate sale for a former Navy Commander in Virginia Beach, and in the process significantly enhanced my aviation library. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

I€ll not bore you with the all the 70 titles I acquired, but will tease you with one.

It€s a 1944 USN Training Pamphlet €œHow to get HITS with the illuminated sight.€ http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Tully__
08-24-2006, 03:45 AM
Sweeeet http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Waldo.Pepper
08-24-2006, 08:15 AM
How to get HITS with the illuminated sight


I think I might have that too! It's rather good. What else? Do some more talking! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

leeG727
08-24-2006, 10:38 PM
Originally posted by Waldo.Pepper:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">How to get HITS with the illuminated sight


I think I might have that too! It's rather good. What else? Do some more talking! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


The collection spans aviation titles published roughly between 1939 through to the mid 80s. Among the many titles are first editions of €œThe First Team - Pacific Naval Air Combat from Pearl Harbor to Midway€ and €œEagle Against the Sun,€ both signed with personal notes from the authors. Sergei Sikorsky wrote a thank you note inside the cover of €œImages of America €" Sikorsky.€

I have a lot of reading to do with all the new acquisitions. Right now I€m going through €œCurtiss Aircraft 1907-1947€ by Peter Bowers and €œThe Fighting 109€ by Uwe Feist.

Good thing I€m retired. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/88.gif