(Gates, Percival T.) Vaughan, David K.,editor
Title AN AMERICAN PILOT IN THE SKIES OF FRANCE: The Diaries and Letters of Percival T. Gates, 1917-1918
Book Condition Very minor wear to the bottom edges, else nearly fine in blue-gray cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket.
Edition First edition.
Publisher Dayton, Ohio: Wright State University Press, (1992).
1882090020 / 9781882090020
Seller ID 40716.00
This represents the only first-person account of the American Air Service as seen through the eyes of an ordinary pilot, who, like his fellow pilots, had to worry about mechanical failure of the developmental aircraft of the era, in addition to the enemy.
Aviation History. Military Biography. Aviation History. World History. American History. World War I.