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F-4F Wildcat

FM-2 Wildcat Evan Fagen in the Grumman FM-2 Wildcat in October. Posted by Fagen Fighters WWII Museum on Monday, December 19, 2016 In my book Vengeance at Midway and Guadalcanal, I write about the Grumman F-4F Wildcat. I’m having a

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Read a sample of: Vengeance at Midway and Guadalcanal

#FREEsample of VENGEANCE at Midway and Guadalcanal; give it a read! First in the Aviators Series; novels seen from the cockpit set in the battles of WWII. leland

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Rigid Airships (ZRS 3,4+5), airborne aircraft carriers: Naval Aviation History (part 2)

Early Naval Aviation in the United States was a time of innovation and fantastic ideas. My personal favorite was the Rigid Airship Aircraft Carriers of the early 1930s. Essentially blimps that carried and operated fighters from within. USS Akron (ZRS-4)

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USS Langley: The History of Naval Aviation (part 1)

THE HISTORY OF NAVAL AVIATION (part 1). In my Aviation Trilogy: Project Seven Alpha, Vengeance at Midway and Guadalcanal and very soon End Game in the Pacific; I try to thrill the reader and show the adventure of flight. Books

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Vengeance gets a new cover!

My new publisher (Treehouse) has finished the cover for Vengeance and is wrapping up the re-format. Simultaneously, my third novel End Game in the Pacific is being put through the same process. We are currently hard at work on the

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WWII flight lesson

Relearned the hard way! Pilots in WWII did not wear goggles for the wind. They wore them to protect their eyes from other foreign objects that might enter the cockpit in combat: oil, shattered wind screen, shrapnel, etc. Who can

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Hybrid Publishing

What is it? There are five definitions of the word hybrid. Essentially, it means mixing two separate things. Obviously, the goal of any hybrid is to take the good qualities of two or more separate entities and combine them into

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The Battle of Midway: 71 years ago today

Buy the trilogy now: 1:Project 7 Alpha 2:Vengeance 3:End Game (soon) My second book (Vengeance at Midway and Guadalcanal) begins with the Battle of Midway. Seventy one years ago today this titanic struggle changed the course of World War II.

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End Game in the Pacific: edit complete.

Buy the trilogy now: 1:Project 7 Alpha 2:Vengeance 3:End Game (soon) My editor (LaVonne Ellis) and I wrapped up the final edit of End Game this past weekend. We will now format it and ready it for print. Cover design

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The Red Barron

Buy the trilogy now: 1:Project 7 Alpha 2:Vengeance 3:End Game (soon) The Red Barron: for many aviation buffs he was the first legend of airborne combat. For myself; sitting in the front row of a movie theater in 1966, at

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