THE JOLLY ROGERS
The Story of Tom Blackburn and Navy Fighting Squadron VF-17
First AMerican Edition
Orion Books [New York]
Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Cloth]
Item Number: 20170
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).