[an error occurred while processing this directive]Ask a question or
Order this book
Browse our books
Search our books
Book dealer info
|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: HAYES, DAVID. Title: The Lost Squadron.
Description: Toronto, Bloomsbury / Madison Press. 1994, First Edition. (ISBN: 0747518262) Hard Cover with dust jacket. Ill.: Lou Sapienza, Cornelius Braun, David Kaufman, photography. William S. Phillips, Craig Kodera, aviation art. 223 pp, 11 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, maps, reproductions. "The real-life quest to free WWII planes (6 P-38 Lightnings and 2 B-17 Flying Fortress bombers), entombed within a Greenland glacier. They had become an Arctic legend. Tales of an entire squadron of war-birds from 1942 still sitting on the ice in Greenland were passed from one pilot to another. On a jaunt to the far north in 1980, two pilots from Atlanta, Georgia, heard the story and decided to look for the lost planes. What began as casual curiosity soon became a twelve-year adventure and a multimillion-dollar obsession. Here is the gripping, true story of how perseverance triumphed over seemingly impossible odds in pursuit of a dream." Slight bump at top of spine, very light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has wrinkling and tiny tear at top of spine - archivally taped, minor edge wrinkling, very light rubbing. Very Good/Very Good.
Keywords: World War Ii, Lost Squadron, Greenland, P-38 Lightning, B-17 Flying Fortress, Pat Epps, Richard Taylor, Excavation, Atlanta Georgia, Bombers, Bobbie Bailey, Bruce Bevan, Big Stoop, Helgi Bjoernsson, Bluie West Eight, Don Brooks, Bob Cardin, Cessna 185, Dc
Price: US$ 25.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 29685
See more books from our catalog: Military - Aviation