first edition book, Dave Dawson at Singapore, is from a War Adventure Series
written by Robert Sidney Bowen Jr (1900 – 1977) who was a World War I aviator,
newspaper journalist, magazine editor and author.
this book, the outlook for the
Allies was grim in early 1942. The Germans were at the gates of Moscow, the
United States was reeling from the Pearl Harbor Raid, and the British were
quickly losing Far East possessions to the advancing Japanese army. In Great
Britain's darkest hours, Dave Dawson and his buddy Freddy Farmer display their
courage by taking the fight to the Japanese at Singapore.
book is covered in gray cloth with black lettering and pictoral. It is in fair condition. There is no dust jacket. It measures 8 ¼” x 4 ¼” x 1 1/8”. The
binding is solid with no loose pages. It was published by The Saalfield
Publishing Company – 1942. This book would be a great addition to your