1944 US Army 513th Bombardment Squadron WWII Unit History "Born in Battle"
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1944 US Army 513th Bombardment Squadron WWII Unit History "Born in Battle"

Code: afb20513bs

$125.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a hardcover first edition copy of a World War II unit history for the United States Army Air Forces 513th Bombardment Squadron. This book, entitled "Born in Battle: Round the World Adventures of the 513th Bombardment Squadron" was written by Captain Rowan T. Thomas, a heavy bombardment pilot with the 513th. The book was published in 1944 by the John C. Winston Company. There are many action shots and candid photographs included. The endpapers show a one-color map of the 513th's travels across several continents.

VINTAGE: Published 1944 (World War II).

SIZE: 367 pages including black and white photographs. Approximately 8-1/2"e; in height and 6" in width and 1-3/8" in thickness.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Embossed cloth-bound cover, paper.

ATTACHMENT: Glued binding.

MARKINGS: Copyright, 1944, by the John C. Winston Company (Philadelphia Toronto).

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. LABEX6/13

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The book has only some light wear to the cover and light overall aging; no rips, stains or writing inside the book.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.