A comprehensive history of the United States Air Force and its origins. In the Heirloom Edition an additional sixteen pages feature the portraits, biographies & original signatures of forty famous American Aviators.
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Availability date: 07/22/2014
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The Heirloom Edition of AMERICAN EAGLES is bound in leather which matches the color of the famous A-2 flight jacket, and enclosed in a slipcase covered in linen similar to that used by the Wright brothers for the wings of their 1903 Flyer.
An additional sixteen pages feature the portraits, biographies and original signatures of forty famous American aviators who flew and fought in the airplanes which made Air Force history.
Worldwide distribution of the Heirloom Edition is limited to only 1,000 signed and numbered copies.
John Alison: Flying Tiger ace China
Bud Anderson: P-51 ace Europe; test pilot
Fred Ascani: B-17 Europe; test pilot
Jerry Collinsworth: Spitfire ace 31st FG Mediterranean
Ben Davis: P-47/P-51 Europe; 1st Black USAF General
"Bud" Day: F-100 Vietnam/POW,Most decorated US airman, Medal of Honor
Charles Duke: Apollo 16
Clyde East: F-6 ace Europe; RF-101 Cuba
Joe Engle: X-15; Space Shuttle
Pete Everest: P-40 Mediterranean; P-51 China; F-100 & X-2
Bernie Fisher: A-1 Vietnam, Medal of Honor
James Fleming: UH-1 Vietnam, Medal of Honor
Arnie Franklin: OV-10 Vietnam: F-111 Libya
Francis Gabreski: P-47 ace Europe; F-86 Korea
Charles Gabriel:USAF Chief of Staff
"Herky" Green: P-40/P-47/P-51 ace
Tom Griffin: B-25 Doolittle Raider
Jock Henebry: B-25 Pacific, Battle of Bismark Sea
Tex Hill: "Flying Tiger" ace China
Travis Hoover: B-25 Doolittle Raider
Charles Horner: Commander, Coalition air forces, Gulf War
Joe Jackson: C-123 Vietnam, Medal of Honor
Gerald Johnson: P-47 ace; Commander 8th AF for "Linebacker"
James Kasler: F-86 ace Korea; F-105 Vietnam/POW; 3 AFCs
Joe Kittinger: High Altitude Balloons, F-4 Vietnam/POW
Pete Knight: X-15 Mach 6.7
Bill Lawley: B-17 Europe, Medal of Honor
John Loisel: P-38 ace Pacific
Barbara Erickson London: WASP
Don Lopez: P-40/P-51 ace; test pilot
Bud Mahurin: P-47 ace Europe, F-86 Korea/POW
Bob Morgan: B-17 "Memphis Belle", Europe; B-29 Pacific
Robin Olds: P-38/P-51 ace Europe; F-4 Vietnam
Bryce Poe: RF-80 Korea; RF-4 Vietnam
Ramsey Potts: B-24 Europe-Ploesti
Robbie Risner: F-86 Korea; F-105 Vietnam/POW
Robert Scott: US Mail; P-40 China; Author "God is my Co-pilot"
Charles Sweeney: B-29 Pacific "Bockscar" Nagasaki
Leo Thorsness: F-105 Vietnam, Medal of Honor
357th FG P-51 ace Europe; X-1, etc.
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