American Flight Jackets: Jon A Maguire and John P Conway
This book offers a comprehensive look at the evolution of American flight jackets from World War I to Desert Storm, with a special focus on the artwork and embellishments that adorned these jackets. While the book covers all types of flight jackets, it dedicates a significant portion to the most creative and colorful period of flight jacket art during World War II.
In addition to detailed photographs of the jackets, the book also includes biographical information and contemporary photos of the original owners, as well as their respective aircrafts. The book also provides personal accounts of combat experiences, and explores other military jackets used by flyers. Co-authored by Jon Maguire and John Conway, who share a passion for aviation history and collecting, American Flight Jackets, Airmen & Aircraft took several years to compile and includes over 1000 photographs. It serves as a valuable reference for historians and collectors alike.
American Flight Jackets will be a useful addition to the libraries of collectors, historians, modelers and veterns alike.