The Comprehensive Illustrated Guide to United States Air Force Pocket/Shoulder Insignia Series

By Jerome Polder
Wichita Falls, TX: Aeroemblem Publications Ltd

 


Volume 1 – Units Numbered 1 to 40

1985
ISBN: 0961545658
240 pages
Out of print (hardcover, spiralbound)

From the Author

This book series has already become THE AUTHORITY on USAF patches, and continues to gain wider acceptance each day. They have been bought and are utilized by such organizations as the USAF Simpson Historical Research Center of Air University, the Smithsonian Institute, the U.S. Army Department of Heraldry, and even the Library of the C.I.A. The illustrated guides each contain roughly 1,350 USAF insignia pictured in black and white. Insignia are laid out numerically and alphabetically, with an average of six per page.

Website Review   Rating - 4 Stars

 


Volume 1 – Units Numbered 41 to 130

1986
ISBN: 0961545615
234 pages
Out of print (hardcover, spiralbound)

From the Author

 

Website Review   Rating - 4 Stars


Volume 3 – Units Numbered 131 to 410

1986
ISBN: 0961545623
238 pages
Out of print (hardcover, spiralbound)

From the Author

Website Review   Rating - 4 Stars


Volume 4 – Units Numbered 411 to 703

1987
ISBN: 096154564X
238 pages
Out of print (hardcover, spiralbound)

From the Author

 

Website Review   Rating - 4 Stars

 


Volume 5 – Units Numbered 704 to 4042

1988
ISBN: 0961545658
238 pages
Out of print (hardcover, spiralbound)

From the Author

 

Website Review   Rating - 4 Stars


 

Volume 6 – Units Numbered 4043 to End

1989
ISBN: 0961545666
168 pages
Out of print (hardcover, spiralbound)

From the Author

 

Website Review   Rating - 4 Stars

 


United States Air Force Insignia of the  Persian Gulf

Insignia of the Persian Gulf

1994
ISBN: 0961545682
68 pages
$10.00 (softbound)

From the Author

325 patches in full color plus historical text lifted directly from the DoD Report to Congress on the Gulf War. Contains very extensive listing of units that participated in the Persian Gulf War, or have rotated in and out of the “sand box” area since. This is the most informational data on Air Force unit participation published to date.

Website Review   Rating - 4 Stars

 


Supplement 1 – Patches not shown in Volume 1

1996
ISBN: 0961545690
230 pages
Out of print (hardcover, spiralbound)

From the Author

 

Website Review   Rating - 4 Stars

 


Insignia of the Phabulous F-4 Phantom

1998
ISBN: none
5 pages
Out of print (paperback)

From the Author

 

Website Review   Rating - 4 Stars

 


Insignia of the F-16 Fighting Falcon Swirls

1998
ISBN: none
5 pages
Out of print (paperback)

From the Author

 

Website Review   Rating - 4 Stars

 


Pizzas, Gaggles & Wing Kings Volume 1 (Units Numbered 1 to 99)

2004
ISBN: none
174 pages
Out of print (spiralbound)

From the Author

 

Website Review   Rating - 4 Stars

 


Pizzas, Gaggles & Wing Kings Volume 2 (Units Numbered 100 to End, A-Z)

2005
ISBN: none
164 pages
Out of print (spiralbound)

From the Author

 

Website Review   Rating - 4 Stars

 


F-15 Eagle Swirls

2007
ISBN: none
66 pages
$20.00 (softbound)

From the Author

 

Website Review   Rating - 4 Stars