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Fork-Tailed Devil: The P-38
by Martin Caidin, David Ballantine (Introduction), Martin Caiden
Paperback: 304 pages
iBooks; ISBN: 0743413180; (June 1, )

Lockheed P-38 Lightning (Warbird Tech Series , Vol 2)
by Frederick A. Johnsen
Paperback - 100 pages
Voyageur Press; ISBN: 0933424655


Lockheed P-38 Lightning (Warbird History)
by Steve Pace, Anthony W. "Tony" LeVier
Paperback: 128 pages
Motorbooks International; ISBN: 0760301514; (November )
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P-38 Lightning Aces of the Pacific and CBI (Aircraft of the Aces , No 14)
by John Stanaway
Paperback - 96 pages
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1855326337

P-38 Lightning Aces of the ETO/MTO (Aircraft of the Aces , No 19)
by John Stanaway
Built by Lockheed to meet a USAAC requirement for a long-range, high-performance escort for the B-17 bomber, the P-38 Lightning made its combat debut in Europe in 1942. Its service in several combat theatres earned it the nickname "der gabelschwanzer teufal", or "the fork-tailed devil". Some 17 pilots scored seven or more kills in the P-38, with the top scorers, William J. Sloan and Michael Brezas, scoring 12 kills each. This volume presents archival photographs of Lightnings, scale drawings and interviews with several leading Lightning aces. Amazon.com
Paperback - 96 pages
Motorbooks International; ISBN: 1855326981

P-38 Lightning at War
by Joe Christy, et al
(Hardcover)

P-38 Lightning Units of the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces: American Eagles
by Roger Freeman
Paperback: 80 pages ISBN: 1903223172;


Lockheed P-38 Lightning (Osprey Production Line to Frontline 3)
by Michael O'Leary
The "Cadillac" of USAAF fighters in World War II, the Lightning was a highly innovative design produced by Lockheed of Burbank, California, in response to a challenging requirement for a long range, high speed and high altitude fighter to escort the AAFs rapidly expanding B-17 bomber fleet. To meet the criterion laid down in this requirement the company adopted a revolutionary twin boom layout and supercharged Allison engines. This volume uses the best archival material available sourced directly from Lockheed themselves, and illustrates all the major prototype, pre-production and frontline variants under construction at the famous Burbank, California, plant during WWII. The Publisher
Paperback: 144 pages
Stackpole Books; ISBN: 185532749X; (May 1, )

P-38 Lightning in Action (Aircraft No. 109)
by Larry Davis, et al
Paperback: 57 pages
Squadron/Signal Pubns; ISBN: 0897472551; Reissue edition (December 1990)
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Pilots Manual for Lockheed P-38 Lightning
(Paperback - June 1974)
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Wind, Sand and Stars
by Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Written by the most famous of all P-38 pilots just a year before he failed to return from a reconnaissance flight over the Mediterranean, this is one of the great classics of aviation literature.
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P-Screamers: The History of the Surviving Lookhead P-38 Lightings
by A. Kevin Grantham
(Paperback)
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P-38 Lightening: Restoring a Classic American Warbird
by Jesse Alexander
(Hardcover - December 1990)
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P-38 Lightning in World War II Color (Enthusiast Color Series)
by Jeffery L. Ethell, Jeffrey Ethell
(Paperback)
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