signed first edition 8vo., cloth & boards in dust jacket; 322 pages
2000 · Washington
by TREST, Warren A.
Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000. First Edition, first printing. Signed presentation by the subject Heinie Aderholt on the half-title page: "Col. Zimmerman, Good Luck, Heinie Aderholt, Air Commando One." Aderholt was a role model of leadership and a mentor of combat airmanship. He graduated from pilot training in 1943 and went on to serve in World War II, flying B-17s and C-47s. Later, during the Korean War, he commanded a unit responsible for covert air support to special operations including working with the Central Intelligence Agency on clandestine missions. 8vo., cloth & boards in dust jacket; 322 pages. Very Good (covers nice; contents clean & tight); very nice d/j. a nice copy! (Inventory #: 56811)