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(1) Creed, Roscoe; "PBY The Catalina Flying Boat"; Annapolis, Maryland; Naval Institute Press; 1985; likely first edition; retains dustjacket; signed and dedicated on title page, "To Sarah Anne and John Elliott - Roscoe R Creed Corporal NGUS 1950-1952 Hope you get as much pleasure out of reading this book as I did from writing it"; [351 pgs]; (1) Dundas, Hugh; "Flying Start - A Fighter Pilot's War Years"; New York, St. Martin's Press; 1989, first US Edition; retains dust jacket; [180 pgs]; many signatures: title page signed by author; half-title page signed by Gunther Rall, Diedrich Hrebak, Peter Townsend, Donald Kingaby, Don Lopez (moderator); all signatures gathered at Virginia Bader Symposium "Battle of Britain" March 4, 1990 in Alexandria VA; (facing page has explanation and identification); dustjacket has light edge wear; both roughly 9" x 6", (1) Smith, Jr. Ben; "Chick's Crew - A Tale of The Eighth Air Force"; Rose Printing Company, Inc., 1983, Second Printing; retains dustjacket; [185 pgs]; signed and dedicated on flyleaf, "To Sarah Anne and John Elliott - I sincerelhy appreciate your interest in the exploits of the young men who flew the greatest air armada in history - The Eighth Air Force - Judge Ben Smith Ex Tech Sgt. 'Chick's Crew' 350 squadron 303 Bomb Gp 8AF"; together with (4) bookplates signed by: Cliff Bachman, flight engineer, top turret gunner; Clarence Cogdell, Waist Gunner; Ward Hudson, Ball Turret, Waist & Tail Gunner; and Anthony Cecchinni, Pilot; some light tears to top edge of dustjacket; 9 1/2" x 7 1/2"; VG+
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(3) SIGNED WW2 AVIATION BOOKS: PBY & PILOTS; CREED,

Estimate $100 - $150
165d
23h
11m
40s
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