Van Nuys, CA: Tiger Originals, 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 6 3/8 X 9 1/4 Inches. 362 PP. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #1335
Stated "First Edition" on the copyright page. Signed by "Tex" Hill, R.T. Smith, Dick Rossi, Erik Shilling, Ed Rector, Charlie Bond and Kenneth Jernstedt directly on the title-page. Five of the autographs are inscribed to "Ben" and/or "Ben Williams". Signed and dated a second time on the half title-page by author and ACE pilot R.T. Smith. Smith himself is credited with bringing down 8.9 Japanese fighting planes during the war. Book itself clean and tight. Some wear and minor paper loss to DJ at folds. A very appealing copy overall.