Crisp, clean book with no bumps to boards, no names or writing and a pristine dustjackert with no tears or chips. Protected with brand new mylar cover. Pages are likewise pristine. Book measures 9"x11-1/2" and has 311 pages including index. Illustrated throughout with black and white potographs. The nice surpuse is the color drwings at back of book (see photos) rendered by John B. Rabbetts. A comprehensive l history beginning with the Mighty 8th's birth in 1942. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 27621
Synopsis: A history of the American fighter units which campaigned against the Luftwaffe in World War II
About the Author: As a boy, Roger Freeman watched from his father's farm as the 8th Air Force took off for its missions over Germany; he has had a lifelong interest in the Mighty Eighth ever since, and now lectures on USAAF history, both here and in America.
Title: The Mighty Eighth: A History of the Units, ...
Publisher: Orion Books
Publication Date: 1970
Binding: Hard Cover
Illustrator: John B. Rabbets
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First American Editon Stated.
Book Description Orion, N.Y., 1989. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: G. First U.S. Edn.. 311pp. Copiously illustrated with plates, maps and coloured side-vws. bruised wrapper. two tiny brown marks on fr.endpaper Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Seller Inventory # 013011
Book Description Orion Books, New York, New York, 1989. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Rabbets, John B. (illustrator). First American Edition. Full bound blue cloth, 311 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs and color drawings. First free endpaper has two previous owners stamps. The previous owner was a member of the Mighty Eighth. No other faults noted. Dust jacket has trivial edge wear. Dust jacket now in mylar cover. " Few books have had such an impact on aviation literature and the study of military history as this classic of diligent research and authoritative writing." Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Seller Inventory # 30107
Book Description Orion, 1989., 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st. 1st ed. Thus. 311p. Photos. Color plates of aircraft. Oversize. Jacket priced. Fine/Fine Copy. Book. Seller Inventory # 66-1328
Book Description Crown Publishers Inc. : New York, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1985. Boards. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. ALL BOOKS ARE IN GOOD CONDITION WITH SOME SHELFWEAR/BUMPING TO EDGES. SOME DISCOLORATION ON FRONT FEP AND A FEW MARKINGS IN PAGES OF BOOK 2 (SEE INFO BELOW). OTHER TWO BOOKS ARE CLEAN AND TIGHT. 1.The Mighty Eighth : A History of the Units, Men and Machines of the US 8th Air Force by Roger A. Freeman. Orion Books, New York, NY; 1989. (SIGNED by Sgt. Smilo on Title Page) 2.8th A.F. News : The Second Five Years of the 8th AF News, 1980-1984, edited by Lt. Col. John H. Woolnough. The 8th AF News, Hollywood, FL; 1985. (Some discoloration to front FEP, some minor blue highlighting to three pages, page 216 has a creased corner. Binding is tight.) (Notes from Sgt. Smilo on Front FEP) 3.The 8th Air Force Album : The Story of the Mighty Eighth Air Force in WW II by Lt. Col. John H. Woolnough. Newsfoto Yearbooks, San Angelo, TX; 1989. (SIGNED with Member Number from Sgt. Smilo on Title Page) Books are signed by Sergeant Sid Smilo, a member of the Bombadier groups 458, 483, and 492 during World War II. Size: Folio. SIGNED BY SERGEANT SID SMILO. Hardcover. Seller Inventory # 017706