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Doolittle's Tokyo Raiders

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Doolittle's Tokyo Raiders

by Glines, Carroll V. [Jimmy Doolittle]

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Princeton: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc, 1964. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Fine/near fine. The first edition of Doolittle's Tokyo Raiders by Lieutenant Colonel Carroll V. Glines, signed by six members of Doolittle's Raid, including General James H. Doolittle. Also signed by Tung-Sheng Liu, who helped save the raiders after crash landing in. Octavo, xiv, 447pp. Blue cloth, title stamped in gilt on spine. No additional printings on copyright page. Internally clean, a fine example. In the publisher's dust jacket, price clipped, faint shelf wear, a near fine example. Signed by Tung-Sheng Liu on page 148. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by the following Doolittle Raider's: Colonel Carroll V. Glines (USAF), Lt. J. Royden Stork, Sgt. David Thatcher, Lt. Nolan Herndon, Sgt. Robert Bourgeois and the leader of the Doolittle Raid, Jimmy Doolittle, for which he received the Medal of Honor.

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Bookseller
The First Edition Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
15038
Title
Doolittle's Tokyo Raiders
Author
Glines, Carroll V. [Jimmy Doolittle]
Illustrator
The first edition of Doolittle's Tokyo Raiders by Lieutenant Colonel Carroll V. Glines, signed by six members of Doolittle's Rai
Format/Binding
Cloth
Book Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
near fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Publisher
D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc
Place of Publication
Princeton
Date Published
1964
Keywords
signed Matthew Ridgway, I could never be so lucky again Doolittle, General Matthew Ridgway, Signed General Matthew Ridgway, Ridgway's Paratroopers: The American Airborne in World War II, The Korean War Ridgway

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