1944, 1st edition; Sheridan House publishers, New York; hardbound in powder blue boards with black drawings on cover and spine; great drawings on inside boards (see pic); wonderful illustrations; book very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket, however, has issues - see pics.
Here they are- the songs we've all been hearing about and yet have never heard; the songs we've all been talking about without actually knowing them! That is, those of us who are not in uniform. For among our soldiers in England and Australia, in Italy and India, in Africa, New Guinea and China, and in the Americas, too - amoung our sailors on the Seven Seas and in ports throughout the world, these songs are well known and well loved. Indeed, that's where they came from; for these are real soldiers' and sailors' songs, sung by "dogfaces", "boots" and "gyrenes", by "pelicans" and pilots, by "campus commandoes", "snowdrops", :J.A.G's" and what have you...