first edition book, Dave Dawson with the Air Corps, is from a War Adventure
Series written by Robert Sidney Bowen Jr (1900 – 1977) who was a World War I
aviator, newspaper journalist, magazine editor and author.
this book, little do Dave
Dawson and Freddy Farmer suspect as they sit dining in London’s Savoy Hotel
with Soo Wong Kai of the Chinese Embassy, that this meeting will lead to a
mission that will take them fully halfway round the world, with danger dogging
every inch of their trail. First their plane is downed in mid-Atlantic, and
they are captured by enemy agents. Across America in safety – but the Pacific
Ocean flight is a different story. At last in China, they join the glorious
Flying Tigers. But even on the very steps of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek’s
headquarters in Chungking, Japanese bullets whizz about their heads.
book is covered in brown cloth with black lettering and pictoral. It is in very
good condition. The dust jacket is worn on the edges. It measures 8 ¼” x 4 ¼” x
1 1/8”. The binding is solid with no loose pages. It was published by The
Saalfield Publishing Company – 1943. This book would be a great addition to