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GEAR UP!: FLIGHT CLOTHIING & EQUIPMENT OF USAAF AIRMEN IN WORLD WAR II, Jon A. Maguire

Author Name    Jon A. Maguire

Title   GEAR UP!: FLIGHT CLOTHIING & EQUIPMENT OF USAAF AIRMEN IN WORLD WAR II

Binding   Hardcover

Type   BOOK

Publisher    SCHIFFER BOOKS

ISBN Number    0887407447 / 9780887407444

Seller ID   2470334

Price:  $51.40 + shipping 




An in-depth examination of personal flight clothing & equip used by United States Army Air Force flyers in World War II. Included are: flight helmets, oxygen masks, goggles, clothing, boots, gloves, flak armor, paper items & emergency equip. 600+ color & B&W photos; 8.5x11 inches, 184 pgs. : 35%.


'This new work from Jon A. Maguire provides an in-depth examination of personal flight clothing and equipment used by United States Army Air Force flyers in World War II. Included are: flight helmets, oxygen masks, goggles, clothing, boots, gloves, flak armor, paper items and emergency equipment such as parachutes and "Mae Wests." In addition to U.S. issue items, the book also covers R.A.F. gear used by American airmen. The original items are presented in full color photographs, including detail shots and labels. Also included are hundreds of World War II era photographs showing the items in use, as they were worn. Portions of actual USAAF instructional manuals are provided as well. This book is a valuable reference to historians, collectors, and modelers. It is also a source of memories and reflection for the many USAAF veterans.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Jon Maguire
has been collecting and researching the uniforms and flight gear of the USAAF for more than twenty years. He is also the author of Silver Wings, Pinks & Greens: Uniforms, Wings & Insignia of USAAF Airmen in World War II, and American Flight Jackets, Airmen & Aircraft: A History of U.S. Flyers' Jackets from World War I to Desert Storm (with John Conway). Both books are available from Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Jon lives in Oklahoma City, OK.

Price = 51.40 USD


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