The Falcon's Disciples: Parachuting's Unforgettable Jumps

New York: Pageant, 1967. Second edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. 331 pp. with index. Ma endpapers, illustrations. Second printing (stated). History of parachuting , from the eraliest recorded jumps ( A Frenchman was the first to make a jump, from a balloon, in 1797), early militarey paratroopers, paratrooping during WWII, Korea and Vietnam, sport parachuting and its American father Jacques Andre Istel, featured daredevils such as Ralph White, Dick Dunphy and Luis Melendez, Jr., stuntmen, malfunctions, sex in the sky and much more. Quite entertaining. Fine in very good dust jacket, lightly rubbed and with two short closed tears. Fine / very good. Item #E14855

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