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The Air Force Historical Foundation is proud to offer a collection of Foundation books for gift-giving or to add to your personal history collection.

Foundation Books

Hap Arnold and the Evolution of American Airpower

This Air Force Historical Foundation, Special Edition, was released in 2012 as part of a joint publication effort with the USAF, Air Command and Staff College located at Maxwell AFB, Alabama. This beautiful award-winning, hardbound, limited-edition volume will thrill any biography-lover on your gift list.


Hap Arnold and the Evolution of American Airpower

(USAF 75th Anniversary edition)
Winner of the AIAA Manuscript Award, the USAF 75th Anniversary Edition was released on 18 September 2022—the USAF’s 75th birthday. The AFHF is making a limited number of autographed collector copies available to celebrate that milestone.


(Autographed Copy)

The Air Force

AFHF published this book in 2003 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of manned flight. In narrative chapters, this volume examines technological change and the people that designed it, built it, and made it work. Beginning with its Army roots, this volume is a beautiful edition to coffee tables across the country while examining the story of a developing technologically based military service. (Oversized)


75 Great Airmen

Short summaries of the lives and achievements of 75 Great USAF Airmen take the reader on a journey through the events and technologies of our Air Force’s history.

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