DE SEVERSKY, MAJOR ALEXANDER P
Title Victory Through Air Power
Publisher New York Simon & Schuster 1942
Seller ID 9830J
Later printing. Signed presentation copy inscribed to World War II American air ace, Jack Darmody by De Serversky, Inscribed in ink on the photograph portrait of the book's dedicatee, General Billy Mitchell: “To Capt. Jack Darmody, one of the best ever, Major Alexander P. De Seversky.” Signature of his wife, Margaret Darmody, on the rear endpaper. Very good in a chipped dust jacket with a very worn rear panel. A colleague of General Billy Mitchell and a major figure in aviation history as well as inventor of the automatic bombsight, De Seversky appeared in the Walt Disney film version of this book as himself punctuating animated sequences on the history of flight and the importance of air power to winning the war.