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BENJAMIN O. DAVIS, JR: AMERICAN
Edition: 2nd printing.
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991. dj. Hardcover - Autobiography of the first black West Point graduate in this century who was also the first black assigned to the Army Air Corps. He went on to lead the 332d Fighter Group - the Tuskegee Airmen - during WWII., and had a distinguished career, eventually retiring as a 3 star general. Nevertheless he and wife also had to battle discrimination and segregation not only in civilian life, but on military bases. Foreword by L. Douglas Wilder, governor of Virginia. Photographs, index. x, 442 pp. ISBN: 0-87474-7422.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)Book ID: 68294More details Price: $20.00
THE BESSIE BLUE KILLER.
Edition: First printing.
New York: St Martin's, (1994.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third Hobart Lindsay / Marvia Plum mystery, set in Oakland, California and involving the making of a movie about black World War II pilots - the Tuskegee airmen. Introduction by Jane Langton SIGNED by the author. Author's note, 272 pp. Dust jacket art by Earl Keleny. ISBN: 0-312-113323.
Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacketBook ID: 44610More details Price: $30.00