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Captain Philip Strange: Strange Deaths

by Donald E. Keyhoe

Facing Strange Deaths! From his very first adventure, Captain Philip Strange has rooted out only the most bizarre battalions commissioned by Germany in the Great War. When flying coffins circle the air, or severed hands drop from the sky, the call goes out for the Phantom Ace of G-2 Intelligence. For the Allies know that only the so-called “Brain-Devil” and his aides can out-fly the zombie traitors and human bombs, or out-spy fiends like The Mask and the Man with the Iron Claw!

Roaring out of the 1930’s comes the greatest heroes to ever fly WWI Europe’s unfriendly skies!

Straight from the tattered pages of Popular Publication’s air war pulps, Age of Aces Books is proud to be able to bring you the best of these heroes. Don’t spend all that time and money tracking down dozens of the crumbling original magazines looking for your favorite aviator. Age of Aces has done that for you. Each of our books contain stories featuring a single exciting character or written by one of your favorite authors. We are also doing some books that are not air war but still have a connection to that era and those magazines. All Age of Aces books are 6 X 9 trade paperback editions, and are available from Amazon.com.

Latest Dispatches

“War’s Youngest Ace Downs Voss” by Paul Bissell

Link - Posted January 18, 2021 @ 6:00 am in

THIS week we present another of Paul Bissell’s covers for Flying Aces! Bissell is mainly known for doing the covers of Flying Aces from 1931 through 1934 when C.B. Mayshark took over duties. For the October 1932 cover Bissell put us right in the action as Rhys-Davids downs Werner Voss!
War’s Youngest Ace Downs Voss
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“Vulture Coast” by Lester Dent

Link - Posted January 15, 2021 @ 6:00 am in

It started as a test flight for the new amphibian. Then came the offshore rescue, pirate craft out of the China Sea, and a grim, terrible test for Power O’Malley, pilot.

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“Famous Sky Fighters, July 1938″ by Terry Gilkison

Link - Posted January 13, 2021 @ 6:00 am in

The July 1938 installment, from the pages of Sky Fighters, features Georges Thenault, Lt. Jimmy Bach, Mario Galderara, and Captain John H. Towers!

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“Akbar the Black” by O.B. Myers

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They called him Akbar the Black. His cannibal ship spewed hate through black skies—but even outlaw wings must crack when the ghost of the past calls “Time!”

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“Major Vaughn Wins the D.S.C.” by Paul Bissell

Link - Posted January 4, 2021 @ 6:00 am in

The September 1932 cover Bissell put us right in the action that lead to Lt. George Vaughn winning a D.S.C.!

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“Von Satan’s Lair” by Harold F. Cruickshank

Link - Posted January 1, 2021 @ 6:00 am in

Corporal Jack Malone Sails the Sky Lanes Grimly in this Gripping Drama of Sinister Secrets of Hun Hate!

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Stand To Your Glasses Steady

Link - Posted December 31, 2020 @ 6:00 pm in

Ring out the Old and ring in the New with the classic Air Corps Toast!

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“Web of the Spider” by Arch Whitehouse

Link - Posted December 30, 2020 @ 6:00 am in

The Navy had named their newest submarine the Barracuda, after the deadliest fish that infests tropical waters— that sharp-toothed killer that will attack anything for the joy of battle. Then that sub turned against its masters— and Billy “Buzz” Benson took off on the blood-strewn trail of the killer ship!

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“Aces Back to Back” by E.W. Chess

Link - Posted December 28, 2020 @ 6:00 am in

A gambler, was Major Arthur Lem, C.O. of the 25th Yank Pursuit Squadron. All his life he’d gambled—and won, for he bet only when the odds were in his favor. But now, in those flaming skies over the Western Front, the game was different. Young Philip Mayson and those seven hotheaded replacements were gamblers of another breed— and to bet with them. Major Lem had to learn a new way to play his cards! The most unusual air story of the year!

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“The Frozen Fate” by Donald E. Keyhoe

Link - Posted December 25, 2020 @ 6:00 am in

Upon that desolate drome, where stark black trees reared up grimly from the stripped ruin of the tarmac, those Devildogs landed their ships. Biting cold rose up from the ground on that sweltering August day—and near the deadline lay three figures—frozen to death! A thrilling Devildog mystery.

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