|SUMNER SEWALL, |
Wilberg, James, Aeronaut, 2019, new (soft cover), He joined the aviation section of the Army Signal Corps. Eventually Sumner flew with the 95th Aero Squadron, U.S.A.S., of the First Pursuit Group, where he fortunately survived the harrowing experience of being shot down in flames to achieve acedom. Sumner returned home after the war and was prominent in Maine business & political life, later serving as governor of Maine during WW2, 25 paintings & posters, 187 photos, 18 in color, color profile & plan views of 3 aircraft,154 pages. they
|BLUE MAX AIRMEN - VOLUME 12, |
Bronnenkant, Lance, Aeronaut, 2019, new (soft cover), Volume 12 covers three fighter aces, Julius Buckler, Hans Klein, and Eduard Ritter von Schleich, includes 145 photographs and 12 color profiles of aircraft flown by these men in its 130 pages.
|422nd NIGHT FIGHTER SQUADROM, |
McEwen, Charles, 422nd N>F>S> Assoc., 1983, f/f (as new), Assigned to the 9th A.F., they flew P-61s & A-20s in combat with bases in England, France, Belgium & Germany, photos, 114 pages.
|ALERT IN THE WEST, |
Heilmann, Willi, Kimber, 1955, vg/vg, The author was an Fw-190 pilot & relates his action & his life after the June 1944, D-Day invasion, photos, 202 pgs.
|MEMOIRS OF A L.A.C., |
Hague, Henry, H. Sharp, 1945, vg (soft cover, some foxing on cover), limited to 500 copies. The aauthor transferred from the Medical Corps to the Royal Flying Corps & No. 30 Sqdn as an aircraftsman in Mesopotamia, 143 pgs.
Hawks, Frank, Brewsteer, Warren, Putnam, 1931, vg Inscribed by Hawks, After serving in the U.S. Air Service in WW I, he did some barnstorming & joined the Gates Flying Circus. He gained his fame setting records in planes owned by Texaco, photos, 314 pgs.
Dierikx, Mark, Smithsonian, 1997, f/f (as new), After his huge success with building aircraft during WW I, he expanded his operations to America where he specialized in transport type aircraft, photos, 250 pgs.
|BUSH PILOTD - CANADIAN PORTRAITS,|
Shae, Margaret, Clark, Irwin & Co., 1962, vg (soft cover), stories of several Canadian bush pilots, mostly in the Northwest territories & the Yukon, including Wop May & Punch Dickens, illustrations, 178 pgs.
|FIGHTS AND FLIGHTS, |
Sampson, Charle R. Ernest Benn Ltd., 1930, good condition, spine fade, worn cover, The author was the first person to take off from a ship, Jan. 1912. He was first to take off from a moving ship, May 1912. March 1915, saw him transferred to the Dardanelles where he pioneered the use of radio on recon flights. He flew bombing runs, photos, maps, 372 pages.
|NOW IT CAN BE TOLD, |
7th Photo Group Assoc., 1984, Hardcover binder (new condition), 8th A.F. photo group flew over 4,200 sorties using F-5 Lightnings, Spirfires & Mustangs. They were prominent at Normandy, the Battle of the Bulge & rocket sights, mostly all photos, 245 pages.
|LEGEND OF HOBEY BAKER, |
Davies, John, Little, Brown & Co., 1966, vg/vg, Baker was a super hero at football & hockey at Princeton. He went to war as a pilot in the Lafayette Escadrille in Dec. 1918. He was killed in a flying accident, photos, 118 pages.