I've recently finished editing my second book for Squadron/Signal Publications. This one traces the developmental history of one of the more frequent fighters of WWII, the Curtiss P-40. It became most famous for its use by the American Volunteer Group, the Flying Tigers, but it was much more prolific than that.
The book was written by Richard Dann, and you can see profiles of the plane in various incarnations at his Web site.
Here's a video of the early-war workhorse from History Channel's "Dogfights":