octavo, (179) pp. Illustratedwith photographs and with drawings by Edward M. Urband. The Squadron's history is related quoting from various diaries and accounts. Written in 1939 this book has the advantage of historical perspective and includes a roster with updated (1939) addresses. Songs sung by the aviators as well as popular poems are included. During the War the Squadron undertook more than one thousand sorties over the lines, shot down eight enemy aircraft and lost five officers in combat. Edges of front wrapper slightly dusty, neat name and date "1939" on front endpaper. A very nice, clean copy. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: History of the 135th Aero Squadron from July...
Publisher: [Privately Printed],
Publication Date: 1939
Binding: printed brown wrappers.
Edition: First Edition..
Book Description Nashville: The Battery Press, (1990)., 1990. Octavo, gray cloth (hardcover), gilt letters & decoration to upper cover, red labels, 178 pp. Tidy former-owner bookplate; otherwise, Fine (As New). Aviation, Military History, World War I, WWI. nslic. Bookseller Inventory # 3348gl
Book Description [Privately Printed by Chicago Law Printing Co.], Chicago, 1939. Wraps. Brown wraps, black lettering on spine and illustration of an eagle on front cover, 8vo, 178 pp. With illustrations by Edward M. Urband. Account of the 135th Aero Squadron during World War I, serving as an observation and reconnaissance squadron attached to the IV Corps of the US Army. The squadron was formed in August, 1917 and trained at Rockwell Field near San Diego. "The squadron made 1,016 sorties and lost five officers in combat; two pilots and three observers. The squadron was also credited with the destruction of eight enemy aircraft in combat." Gorrell Vol. 17. Tape residue front and rear endpapers, no marks in book, binding tight. Covers clean, top corner of front cover and first few pages creased. Book condition VG. Edition: First Edition Binding: Wraps. Bookseller Inventory # JB7428