Winged Words (1941)


Lovely First Edition of this Collection of Reminiscences of
World War II (Mainly RAF) Airmen, in Original Dust Jacket

(RAF) Winged Words. Our Airmen Speak for Themselves. London: William Heineman, 1941.

Octavo. Hardcover. 1st Edition.

First edition of this collection of true stories from World War II pilots, featuring a collection of aviation photographs, with the original dust jacket featuring the famed Churchill quote, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." This wonderful collection of airmen's stories discusses a wide range of experiences, from destroying a u-boat to battling over London to conducting raids in Europe. Nearly every story reflects the passion and patriotism that the Allied pilots felt, even knowing the RAF's death rate and the massive risks they faced. Book about-fine, dust jacket near-fine with a tiny spot on spine and only light wear to spine ends. A beautiful copy.