first edition book, Dave Dawson with the Pacific Fleet, 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, Dave Dawson serves under the U.S. flag at last! With America in the
war, he and his pal Freddy Farmer are sent to Washington to receive an
assignment as flying officers on the Aircraft Carrier Indian, on Pacific
duty. But their secret and even more important job is to ferret out the Axis
spies that are operating in Uncle Sam’s own Navy. Nazi agents try to kill them
before they reach the coast. Then, once aboard the Indian, the fun
really begins! But the fearless Yank ace and his English buddy once more
perform miracles and actually pave the way for the U.S. forces’ glorious naval
victory in the Marshall Islands.
book is covered in red cloth with black lettering and pictoral. It is in very
good condition. The dust jacket as some minor wear. 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 – 1942. This book would be a great addition to