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The Story of Tom Blackburn and Navy Fighting Squadron VF-17


By: Tom Blackburn
Edition: First AMerican Edition
Date: 1989
Published: Orion Books [New York]
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Cloth]

Category: Aviation
From: The Military Bookman at Chartwell Booksellers
Item Number: 20170

Description: One of the U.S. Navy's most accomplished and storied fighter squadrons, which shot down 154 Japanese planes during its 76 days in combat, by the squadron's commander. Number 36 of 400 numbered copies with the author's incription and signature tipped onto the front free endpaper. A fine copy, very slight wear to corners, in like dust jacket (270p., 29 illus., 4 maps, roster, biblio., index).

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