Cat.No: 180650 Tales of a war pilot. Richard C. Kirkland.

Tales of a war pilot

Washington DC: Smithsonian, 1999. Hardcover. 160p., introduction, illustrated with b&w photos in-text, front free endpaper bears a signed personal inscription from Kirkland to Black Scholar editor and "fellow author" Robert Allen. Fine first edition gray cloth boards gilt and enclosed in the fine unclipped dust jacket. Smithsonian History of Aviation Series.

Kirkland flew P-38s ("the fork-tail devil") and P-47s ("jugs") in New Guinea.. and something else in Korea.. lots of insider scuttlebutt and less racism than one might expect.

Cat.No: 180650
ISBN: 1560988886

Price: $25.00