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A Mouse in My Pocket

By: Hedley Everard

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Picton, Ontario, Valley Floatplane Services: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 661H3435

ISBN: 0969333404

Condition: Good


0969333404 Signed, without inscription, by author beneath his frontispiece colour portrait. Affixed to dedication page is a handwritten note to prior owner on the letterhead of prominent Canadian aviation author Larry Milberry, who has signed it with his first name. xiv, 408 pages. Maps. Black and white reproductions of photos. "Provides an eagle's view of the battlefield struggles from Normandy to the Rhineland. Author is forced to parachute from his burning Spitfire inside Germany on Christmas day, 1944. Readers join this fighter pilot on active duty for almost four consecutive ye... View more info

The Story of Lance Sijan, Hero of Vietnam

By: McConnell, Malcolm

Price: $79.95

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 24300222

Condition: Very Good


253 pages. Reveals the astonishing story of a young Air Force pilot named Lance Sijan whose valor, dedication to duty, and indomitable spirit were tested under the most extreme condtions. In 1967 Sijan was ejected from his fighter-bomber into the jungle of Laos. Although disable, he dragged himself for six weeks until his capture. He escaped, but upon his recapture was tortured, and revealed no military information. He died in Hanoi. His gallant struggle galvanized other American POWs to resist torture and brainwashing and Sijan was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor. "..The fi... View more info