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Born in Battle: Round the World Adventures of the 513th Bombardment Squadron by  Rowan T Thomas - Signed First Edition - 1944 - from Bookworks and Biblio.com.au

Born in Battle: Round the World Adventures of the 513th Bombardment Squadron

by Thomas, Rowan T

Condition: Very Good/Good


Philadelphia: John C. Winston Company, 1944. Life with the 513th Bombardment Squadron during World War Two, through North Africa to the Italian campaign. INSCRIBED by the author "Best of Everything, Rowan T. Thomas" on half-title. Stated first edition (first printing). Hardcover, full red cloth with gilt lettering and blind-stamped decoration, map endsheets. Light wear to book, corners bumped; jacket has small tears along top front jacket; chip at head of jacket spine, minor edgewear. Text clean; xii, [4], 367 pages; b/w plates.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Octavo.


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