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Down in Flames

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A series of short stories (a couple loosely-connected) about RFC pilots during and after World War I.
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published January 1930 by Payson & Clarke

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Karla
These stories weren't all that I expected, but despite that I still enjoyed them. The humor was suitably dark, given the subject matter, and a couple of the stories had a morbid twist at the end that wouldn't be amiss in a Rod Serling script. I don't know if Redman (1896-1961) was a pilot himself, but he did have a sad end - committing suicide in a depression over the current state of the world.

Out of the 10 stories, there were 5 I liked most:

Down In Flame--A new arrival, Mannice, at the squadro
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