San Angelo, Texas: Newsfoto Publishing Co. for the United States Army Airforce, 1944. Imperial Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Near Fine / No jacket as issued. Item #001757
1st edition thus. A Near Fine copy. 4to., (48) pp., illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings and cartoons. Bound in green embossed leatherette, with clouds, bomb sight and target on the front board. Signed by many of the students and some faculty of the school. A Near Fine Copy. **** Issued for the graduates of the Army Air Force's class of 44-4, graduated March 1944 from the Advanced Bombardier School in Big Spring Texas. This album contains photos of all the graduates, and the faculty in a "yearbook" style. Additionally, 48 signatures and well wishes from students and staff, most from 'Flight A'. Also, intermingled among the signatures, are pencilled notes, such as "Killed", "P.O.W", "Shot Down" and "Washed Out". These pencilled notes outnumber the signatures. ****.