They Fought with What They Had The Story of the Army Air Forces in the Southwest Pacific, 1941-1942

By: Edmonds Walter D.

Price: £40.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Blue boards with silver-gilt titling to the spine. The spine is 'sunned' turning the base colour a grey-blue. No dustjacket, BUT the former owner has made his own d/j by using a clear plastic cover then photocopying, in b/w, the title, author, the publisher and making a 'collage' of the copies appropriately inside the clear plastic cover to the spine and the front cover, thus protecting the book and simulating a d/j. The page fore-edges are slightly, but uniformly, browned and there is some light foxing mainly to the top edge only. NO Inscriptions but there is a running light stain which gradually peters out, to the front edges of the first 20 or so pages. No other Marks. Map Endpapers in b/w. (xxiii) + 532 pp. Illustrated in b/w. Maps. Appendix; Notes; List of sources; List of Abbreviations; Index. Overall a Clean, and Tight Good plus copy. " The War in the Pacific was the most intensive struggle the world had seen, with the naval and military aspects closely interlocked. This book contains accounts of the major Air battles by the Army Air Forces in the Southwest Pacific, 1941-1942 ." ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall

Title: They Fought with What They Had The Story of the Army Air Forces in the Southwest Pacific, 1941-1942

Author Name: Edmonds Walter D.

Categories: Naval/Maritime, Biography. Essays. Letters. Diaries, History & Politics. Churchill, India/Burma/Asia, Military/War Related, Aviation. RAF, etc, Transport. Railways. Motoring,

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown and Company: 1951

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 109997

Keywords: The Battle For The Pacific; Pearl Harbour; 2nd WW; JAPANESE; US Pacific Fleet ; Japanese Navy; Java Sea; Coral Sea; Midway; Phillippines; Leyte Sea; Naval Aircraft Upon The Carrier-centred Fleets; War In The Pacific; Hawaii; Wake; Caroline Islands; New Guinea; Darwin; The Story Of The Army Air Forces In The Southwest Pacific, 1941-1942