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Author Name:    MORRIS, Danny TURNER, Richard E., Lt. Col., foreword SCUTTS, Jerry

Title:   Aces & Wingmen : Men, Machines and Units of the United States Army Air Force, Eighth Fighter Command and 354th Fighter Group, Ninth Air Force, 1943-5.signed in dj.

Publisher:    Neville Spearman, London, 1972, ISBN:0854352414 

Seller ID:   94892

MORRIS, Danny. Aces & Wingmen : Men, Machines and Units of the United States Army Air Force, Eighth Fighter Command and 354th Fighter Group, Ninth AirForce, 1943-5 . With a foreword by Lt Col Richard E. Turner. Illustrated b y Jerry Scutts. (London): Neville Spearman Ltd., (1972). First Printing. Pp. (14),15-488. Illustrated (some of which are in colour). Largely double column. Large 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "'Aces & Wingmen' contains stories of men who are famous and some who are not so famous. As well as including Aces such as Richard Turner and Edmond Zellner, their Wingmen Marvin C. Bigelow and Royal D. Frey have very full write-ups. [...] This bvook has a complete list of over 600 US Aces who each destroyed five or more enemy aircraft, plus 400 photographs of aircraft, pilots, ground-crews and targets. In addition, it has sixten pages of colour plates of Lightnings, Thunderbolts, Mustangs, aircraft markings, etc." - from the dj. Very good in lightly nicked dust jacket. Signed and dated without inscription (but with "my very best wishes") by Morris to the verso of the half-titleleaf. 100.00


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