New York: Bantam Books, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. 6-1/8 x 9-1/4", 1/4 navy blue cloth, blue paper over boards, xv, 574pp, appendices, career summary, bibliography, index, illustrated. Item #900740 Signed by the author on half-title. First Edition, First Printing.
The modest, revealing, and candid life story of General “Jimmy” Doolittle as only Doolittle himself can tell it. As a stunt pilot, he thrilled the world with his aerial acrobatics. As a scientist, he pioneered the development of modern aviation technology. During World War II, he organized and led the devastating raid against Japan immortalized in the film "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo.” As a General he commanded the air war over Italy and North Africa, and later took charge of the U.S. Eighth Air Force, entrusted with the strategic bombing over Germany during the 1944 D-Day invasion.
Bumping to extreme corners of boards and dust wrapper, else fine in lightly rubbed dust wrapper and protective mylar.
Signed by the author on half-title. First Edition, First Printing.