The first book ever published on the history of Zamperini Field, the Torrance Municipal Airport will be released August 28, 2006. Titled ?Torrance Airport?, it is being released by Arcadia Publishing as one of the first in their Images of Aviation series. Over ten years of research has been distilled into its 128 pages, 205 photographs and maps, six chapters and 15,000 words. This seminal work should be of interest to pilots, historians, homeowner groups, World War II buffs and may be skimmed lightly through the illustrations or read thoroughly for more depth. Copies may be pre-ordered from Amazon.com and should be available in most major bookstores after August 28th. Copies may also be obtained from the author at a signing scheduled for Sunday, September 10, 2006 from 1:00-4:00pm at the airport?s General Aviation Center, 3301 Airport Drive in Torrance.