They Also Flew: The Enlisted Pilot Legacy, 1912-1942

Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Inst Pr, 1992. Hardcover. Cloth, 264 pps. with, index, bibliography; illustrated with photographs. The history of enlisted military pilots from the establishment of the aviation scholl at Fort McKinley in 1912 through the early months of World War II. The author, himself a WWII combat pilot, draws on interviews with surviving pilots as well as official records and contemporary accounts; he recognizes 17 "aces", more than 155 men killed in action and the 11 who were promoted to the rank of general. A fine copy in fine, crisp dust jacket. Fine / Fine. Item #E1188
ISBN: 1560981083

Price: $16.50

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