Janey: A Little Plane in a Big War

By: Alfred W. "Dutch" Schultz with Kirk Neff

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CA2 - A hardcover book SIGNED by "Dutch") (Alfred W. Schultz's nickname) and inscribed to previous owner on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling, chipping and crease on the edges and corners, some scattered scratches, rubbing, and stains, tanning, and light shelf wear. Book lightly cocked, some light stains on the page edges, light discoloraiton and shelf wear. Includes a laid in sheet that looks like for promotion for the book but not certain. Janey was Alfred W. Schultz's World War II artillery spotter plane, an L-4B Piper Club. Both Janey and Schultz partiticipated in the fighting from North Africa through Sicily, Italy, and southern France to Germany. Janey was the only L-4B Piper Club to survive the entire European War intact. In August 1945, Janey was exhibited in Paris at the Eifel Tower slong with the bigger, fiercer, and sexier World War II fighters and bombers. Janey and Schultz were General George Patton's air taxi and driver in Italy, taking Patton on dangerous flights to observe ground fighting, to check out German glider fields, and to meet wounded soldiers as they were being evacuated. Flying low over an artillery range in Morocco, Janey was hit and almost brought down by a shepherd's staff. In Italy, Janey and Schultz lured a wily Messerschmitt 109 into a mountain and received credit for the kill. 9.5"x6.5", 288 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.

Title: Janey: A Little Plane in a Big War

Author: Alfred W. "Dutch" Schultz with Kirk Neff

Categories: WW2, History,

Publisher: Middletown, Connecticut, Southfarm Press: 1998

ISBN: 0913337315

ISBN 13: 9780913337318

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Book ID: ec51258

Keywords: BIOGRAPHY ALFRED W. "DUTCH" SCHULTZ PERSONAL NARRATIVES WWII WORLD WAR II 1939-1945 AMERICAN AERIAL OPERATIONS MILITARY SURVEILLANCE RECONNAISSANCE AIR PILOTS,