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The Millionaires' Unit; The Aristocratic Flyboys Who Fought The Great War and Invented American Air Power
New York: Public Affairs, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. A fine, fresh, unused copy in equally fine dust jacket. Hardcover. 313 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs. The story of a gilded generation of young men from the zenith of priviledge (including a Rockefeller, a Taft, a son of the head of the Union pacific railroad, a som of a leading partner of J.P. Morgan) who prepared to risk it all to volunteer to fight a distant war in France during the early years of World War I. Many were from Yale including six who are the heroes of this book. Fine / fine. Item #E27726
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