Author-Signed "A Wartime Log" by A & L Beltrone: WWII US POW in Germany Memories on YMCA Booklets
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Author-Signed "A Wartime Log" by A & L Beltrone: WWII US POW in Germany Memories on YMCA Booklets

Code: bom70001

$85.00




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ARTIFACT: This is an author-signed copy of "A Wartime Log". This book was published in China by Howell Press in 1994 by Art and Lee Beltrone, former reporter for Newsweek and editor/writer/photogrpaher, respectively. The book is a compilation of memories, both written and visual, of American prisoners-of-war in Germany during World War II. The YMCA donated several blank books for this creative and cathartic purpose. Pictured above the Liberty Bell on the book's cover is a hand-made version of a POW wing made by an interred airman. The interminable game of chess is a watercolor by another airman. The book features many black and white period photographs, color illustrations, and has information on life in a German prisoner-of-war camp. It is inscribed on the first page to a contributor to the book.

VINTAGE: Circa 1994.

SIZE: 208 pages with photographs; approximately 9-3/4" in height and 7-5/8" in width and 1" in thickness.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Glossy paper dust jacket, cloth-covered cover, paper.

ATTACHMENT: Glued binding.

MARKINGS: Printed in China Published by Howell Press, Inc.... Charlottesville, Virginia... First Printing; author signatures and inscription to contributor.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a military book collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VJX95 LHEX3/13

CONDITION: 9- (Excellent+): The book is in excellent condition with no stains or tears; the only writing in it is the authors' signatures (an inscription to the owner of Flying Tiger Antiques).

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