Summer Auction 2019 Sale 76
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Fine lot of three books signed by high-ranking aces of the 56th Fighter Group, nicknamed "Zemke's Wolf Pack", includes: HUBERT "HUB" ZEMKE (1914-1994), commander of the 56th who scored 15 kills. Signed and inscribed book, "Zemke's Wolf Pack", by Zemke with Roger A. Freeman (New York: Orion Books), 1988, 256pp. 8vo. Zemkensigns on the half-title page, adding a lengthy inscription, in part: "...Has this been an experience getting this book airborne...", and the date "Jan. 1990". In fine condition: WITH: ROBERT S. JOHNSON (1920-1998), ace of the 56th who scored 27 kills. Signed book, "Thunderbolt!", by Johnson with Martin Cadin (New York; Rinehart & Company, Inc.), 1958, 305pp. 8vo. Johnson signs on the title page in black ink, adding a dedication to our consignor. Shows slight toning to the page edges, minor bumps to the covers and some wear and small chips to the original dust jacket, else very good. WITH: WALKER "BUD" MAHURIN (1918-2010), ace of the 56th who scored 20 kills. Signed book, "Honest John", (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons), 1962, 313pp. 8vo., his memoir of his capture and imprisonment by during the Korean War. He signs on the title page in blue ink. The binding shows some slight loosening, with minor bumps to the covers and minor wear to the original dust jacket, else very good. Three pieces.
"ZEMKES WOLF PACK"
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $156.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
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