• Pferde, Panzer, Pulver und Piloten Militär am Rande des Münsinger Schießplatzes von 1898-2009

    Illustrierte Geschichte des Militärs am Rande des Münsinger Schießplatzes von 1898 bis 2009.
    Remontdepot Breithülen, Feldflugplatz Magolsheim und Justingen, Außenfeuerstellungen, Schaltstelle Dullenwang, Jägermessstelle Aesop, Deutsches und französisches Munitionsdepot, Soldaten in Heroldstatt Illustrated history of the military on the edge of the Münsinger shooting range from 1898 to 2009. Remontdepot Breithülen (= a place/building where horses get training for military purposes), provisional airfield Magolsheim and Justingen, external firing positions, switchboard Dullenwang, Aesop fighter measuring station, German and French ammunition depot, soldiers in Heroldstatt.
    449 b/w pictures, 62 maps and b/w drawings.

  • The US-Air Force Air Rescue Service. An illustrated History

    This definitive work on air rescue operations of the US Army Air Force and US Air Force takes the reader from the birth of the service during World War II, through the Korean and Vietnam Wars, to present-day operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Detailed text, accompanied by numerous photos–including many never before published–presents all aspects of air rescue operations, from the service’s founding, specialized training and equipment, and discussions of such varied aircraft types as the Stinson L-5, Douglas SC-47, Douglas HC/SC-54D Rescuemaster, Fairchild SC-82A Packet, Boeing HC-97G Strato-Rescuer, Bell H-1 Huey, Sikorsky H-3 Jolly Green Giant, and many more. During the Cold War, this air arm expanded greatly and added the new mission of astronaut recovery through the early years of the US space program, as well as providing humanitarian aid during natural disasters worldwide. Air rescue came into its own during the war in Vietnam, when it became a highly skilled and effective force, rescuing thousands of fliers downed in combat, along with beleaguered ground troops. The present USAF air rescue service continues to live up to its motto That Others May Live.
    280 color and b/w photos.