Rare WWII USAAF 41st Troop Carrier Squadron Unit History "Downwind"
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Rare WWII USAAF 41st Troop Carrier Squadron Unit History "Downwind"

Code: afb40041tcs


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a rare hardcover copy of "Downwind: The Story of the 41st Troop Carrier Squadron, World War II". Known as the "Black Cats", the group was known as the 41st Transport Squadron until its redesignation in 1942. The 41st served in the Pacific Theatre, including in Australia, New Guinea and Japan, and took part in the Berlin Airlift after the war. The book has several interesting black and white photographs, both candid and action, and a black and white few illustrations. The book was published in 1950 and edited by David B. Weinshenbaum.

VINTAGE: Published 1950.

SIZE: Pages (unnumbered); approximately 11-1/4" in height and 8-1/2" in width and 3/8" in thickness.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Textured cloth-bound cover, glossy paper.

ATTACHMENT: Glued binding.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a World War II United States Army Air Forces unit history collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBEX06 LBGEX1/14 SBGEX8/18

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The book has some wear to the edges of the cover/spine and some signs of minor yellowing but is otherwise in very fine condition.

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