Fighting Aces was the youngest in the line of Popular Publications aviation pulps. It was strictly a product of World War II. The inaugural issue was published with a March 1940 date on the cover, as the world war was raging through Europe. After D-Day and the war began winding down, the pulp was closed down as well. After twenty-seven issues, the July 1944 magazine was the last one published. But during those glorious twenty-seven issues, American doughboys fought alongside the French, English, Australian and Canadian Allies in battle after aerial battle... pitting their skill against the Nazi scum. Fighter planes burst into flame and spiral to earth in these WWII tales of soaring action. Fighting Aces return in vintage pulp tales, reissued for today’s readers in electronic format.
Table of Contents:
Only the Brave Return — Thrilling Sky Novel
by David Goodis
“Remember me, Rittmann? I’m the guy who got away from you in Spain — the guy that’s been fighting you all up and down Europe for the past four years. Well, this is our last argument — and only one of us comes out alive!”
Get that Carrier! — Dramatic Air-War Story
by Sam Carson
They were two wounded men on a barren island, with only a wrecked plane and burning courage to aid them. But they had one chance to escape and live — though they must steal a Jap aircraft carrier to do it!
Blood and Fire — Dramatic Air-War Story
by Ray P. Shotwell
“He may be a good man, if he lives long enough. But meanwhile — somebody stop that crazy kiwi from tackling the Kaiser’s whole air force!”
Aircraft Spotters’ Guide — Special Feature
by Raymond G. Neville
The plane the Germans thought was the answer to America’s air challenge — the Focke-Wulf 190!
Hell’s Ammunition — Thrilling Sky Novel
by Arthur J. Burks
“They tell me you’re no part of a fighter, Hurd. I wouldn’t know, an’ I don’t care. All I know is — this is war. You’ll have to stand on your own feet now — till they’re shot out from under you!”
The Last Dogfight — Dramatic Air-War Story
by Orlando Rigoni
His sport was blasting the life from Yankee airmen as they dangled helpless from their chutes, but the Jap ace had to learn the hard lesson of the air — that a dead man’s flying mates rise up to avenge him!
You Asked Us! — A Department
The latest and completest information on world-wide military aviation in both wars!
These Babies Can Take It! — True Combat Story
by David C. Cooke
The story of the indestructible B-17’s — the Flying Fortresses that can fight their way to hell and back, shooting all the way!
Death Rides My Wings — Dramatic Air-War Story
by David Crewe
Tarred with the label of cowardice, alone over the best guarded stretch of enemy territory in Libya, Flight Lieutenant Ainslee entered into combat with three death-spitting Messerschmitts — and his own fear!
Contact! — Special Feature
With Sideslip Jones
Meet the guy who personally won World War I — and admits it himself!
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