Very Good / Very Good. Item #8443
Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1958. First Edition. Octavo; publisher's cloth in white pictorial dust jacket illustrated by Richard Frooman retaining original price ($4.50); xi,,274pp. Light chipping to jacket extremities, spine panel a bit toned, corners gently bumped, else Very Good overall.
World War II memoir of the future Governor of Indiana Edgar B. Whitcomb (1917-2016) describing his experiences as an airman during the Battle of Corregidor, his evasion and capture by the Japanese, and his successful escape attempts, the final involving swimming eight hours through the night to the mainland where he managed to book a passage to China using a false identity.