In Their Honor (signed)

By: Feeny, William D.

Price: $45.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Feeny tells the stories of "fliers for whom United States Air Force Bases are named," and "brings together for the first time the stories of personal dedication, heroism, and sacrifice that have been characteristic of airmen throughout the history of American aviation, in war and peace." Included are stories about Octave Chanute, Samuel Pierpont Langley, Thomas Etholen Selfridge, Raynal Cawthorne Bolling, Frank Luke Jr., Eugene Hoy Barksdale, Carl Benjamin Eielson, Ernest Emery Harmon, Horace Meek Hickam, Jean Donat Grenier, Frank Jesse Otis, Bruce Kilpartick Craig Jr., Claire Lee Chennault, William Edwin Dyess, Fred Junior McConnell, Thomas Leverne McConnell, Thomas Buchanan McGuire Jr., Leon Robert Vance Jr., Glen Walter Edwards, Daniel Hugh Forbes Jr., Charles Joseph Loring Jr., David Carl Schilling, and Iven Carl Kincheloe Jr. The inscription reads, "To/A.V.M. J.B. Harvey, RCAF/With best wishes from/Bill Feeny/(Enroute to the DEWline, 5 May '64)". Air Vice-Marshall Harvey was International Commissioner of Scouts Canada, and in 1974 was presented with the Bronze Wolf Award for outstanding service to international Scouting. Uncommon signed. Blue cloth w/silver decoration to front cover, silver lettering to spine, 223 pages (including selected reading list, index). Light wear to corners/spine ends, dampstaining/fading to cover edges, tanned edges, in lightly edgeworn dust jacket w/moderately sunned spine, flaked folds, 1" tear to top edge of rear panel, a couple of other shorter tears. Jacket now in protective mylar sleeve.

Title: In Their Honor (signed)

Author Name: Feeny, William D.

Illustrator: The Author

Categories: Auto/Biography, Non-fiction, History, Military, Vehicles (land, sea and air), Signed (all categories),

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1963

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: About Very Good

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Feeny, on front end paper

Size: Octavo -- from 7.75

Seller ID: 018629

Keywords: NOISBN, pilots, United States Air Force, U.S.A.F. Air Force bases, Samuel Pierpont Langley, Thomas Etholen Selfridge, Raynal Cawthorne Bolling, Frank Luke Jr., Eugene Hoy Barksdale, Carl Benjamin Eielson, Ernest Emery Harmon, Horace Meek Hickam, Jean Donat Grenier, Frank Jesse Otis, Bruce Kilpartick Craig Jr., Claire Lee Chennault, William Edwin Dyess, Fred Junior McConnell, Thomas Leverne McConnell, Thomas Buchanan McGuire Jr., Leon Robert Vance Jr., Glen Walter Edwards, Daniel Hugh Forbes Jr., Charles Joseph Loring Jr., David Carl Schilling, Iven Carl Kincheloe Jr., airplanes, flight, war, military, World War 2, WWII, Octave Chanute, U.S. Air Force bases, Boy Scouts