First Edition stated. Play first presented at the Fulton Theatre in New York starring Edmon Ryan and James Whitmore. Set in England at American Bombardment Division during the Second World War. This copy inscribed by Haines to Leonard Patrick who plays the N. C. O. Photographer in the book's credits and who also served as the play's Stage Manager. Patrick worked as the stage manager for a number of plays including The Crucible, Destry Rides Again, and Winesburg, Ohio. Near Fine in Good, soiled dustjacket, loss at spine ends.