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Sims, Ed.

THE GREATEST ACES.

NY (1967). Photos, 8.5x5.5", cloth, 294 w/index, minor wear else v.g. in worn dw. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED AND/OR INSCRIBED BY 17 TOP WORLD WAR TWO ACES (16 American, One German). Included are Bob Galer, Medal of Honor winner with 14 kills flying a Marine Corsair; Steve Pisanos, USAAF P-51 pilot with 10 kills; Jim Goodson USAAF with 32 victories flying P-47's and P-51's; Bob Wehrman (Goodson's wingman) with 3 victories; Phil Delong, Marine Corsair pilot with 11 victories; Jim Swett, Marine Corsair pilot with 15 1/2 kills and Medal of Honor winner; Hans Langer, Luftwaffe pilot with 58 victories flying Me-109's, Fw-190's and Me-262 jets; Dick Best, Navy SBD pilot in the Battle of Midway off USS Enterprise and one of the few pilots in his squadron to survive battle; Ken Walsh, Marine Medal of Honor winner flying Corsairs in the Pacific with 21 victories; Harold E. ("Murderous Manny") Segal with 12 Japanese planes shot down; Tony Levier, P-38 test pilot; C.E. "Bud" Anderson, USAAF P-51 pilot with 16 victories; Jerry Johnson, USAAF with 18 victories flying P-47's; Francis "Gabby" Gabreski with 28 victories flying P-47's in World Way Two, plus 6 1/2 victories in the Korean War; and Bud Mahurin with 21 kills flying P-47's and P-51's for the USAAF. An extremely desirable collection of flying heros.


Book Id: 93-409

Price: $795.00

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