[x], 146,  pp. 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Kent Bash, introduction by David M. Glixon. In one of his beloved early bestsellers, Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener crafts a tale of the American men who fought the Korean War, detailing their exploits in the air as well as their lives on the ground. Young and innocent, they arrive in a place they have barely ever heard of, on a ship massive enough to carry planes and helicopters. Trained as professionals, they prepare for the rituals of war that countless men before them have endured, and face the same fears. They are American fighter pilots. Together they face an enemy they do not understand, knowing their only hope for survival is to win.
Keywords: FICTION HISTORICAL KOREAN WAR 1950 MILITARY NOVEL WARFARE NAVY NAVAL BATTLE
The Easton Press, Norwalk, 1990. Fine/No Jacket. Bash, Kent. (Inventory #: 2172425)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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