Tales of the Caterpillar club Jump! by Donald Glassman

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Published by Junior Literary Guild in New York .

Written in English

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  • Caterpillar Club,
  • Parachutes,
  • Aircraft accidents

Edition Notes

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Other titlesJump!
Statementby Don Glassman
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 321, [2] p., [16] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14991076M

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A very good clothbound book with some wear to spine, else a tight clean copy. Book contains numerous photographs and charts. A wonderful look at the world of parachuting. The term Caterpillar Club applies to people who have had to jump from planes to save their lives.

'Into The Silk' is the story of some of the members of the European branch of the Caterpillar Club, whose members have all survived, by luck, chance or miracle, parachute incidents Conents include: Prelims., Foreword.

Introduction. 16 chapters. Jump. Tales of the Caterpillar Club. New York: Simon & Schuster, First Edition. Hardcover. First edition with no indications of later printings. A very good clothbound book with some wear to spine, else a tight clean copy. Book contains numerous photographs and charts.

A Book Edition: First Edition. Jump for it!: stories of the Caterpillar Club by BOWMAN, Gerald Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less Jump for it!: stories of the Caterpillar Club by BOWMAN, Gerald Pages can have notes/highlighting.

A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to Seller Rating: % positive. Get this from a library. Jump for it. Stories of the Caterpillar Club. [Gerald Bowman] -- A collection of true stories of men who owe their lives to a parachute descent and of the foundation of the Caterpillar Club.

Tales of the Caterpillar Club by Don Glassman - Publisher: New York Simon And Schuster This hard cover plus page book is the first definitive book on the "Caterpillar Club" which is made up of members who "hit the silk" and parachuted from aircraft.

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After the Second World War membership had grown to o; many RAF aircrew were included in. The Caterpillar Club is an informal association of people who have successfully used a parachute to bail out of a disabled aircraft.

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Both pins are black enamel over sterling silver. The larger one is marked "Metal Arts Co. Roch. NY" and measures 1 1/8 inches.

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The card/patch I have is from a B pilot who said they just showed up in a big envelope for the entuire crew one day, he didnt even know what it was until someone explained it to him. The silk worm is a caterpillar; untilparachute canopies were made of silk.

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