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The Resource The race of aces : WWII's elite airmen and the epic battle to become the masters of the sky, John R. Bruning

The race of aces : WWII's elite airmen and the epic battle to become the masters of the sky, John R. Bruning

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The race of aces : WWII's elite airmen and the epic battle to become the masters of the sky
Title
The race of aces
Title remainder
WWII's elite airmen and the epic battle to become the masters of the sky
Statement of responsibility
John R. Bruning
Title variation
  • Race of aces, World War Two's elite airmen and the epic battle to become the masters of the sky
  • WWII's elite airmen and the epic battle to become the masters of the sky
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bruning, John R
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Fighter pilots
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Fighter pilots
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • United States
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The race of aces : WWII's elite airmen and the epic battle to become the masters of the sky, John R. Bruning
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 487-506) and index
Contents
The country mouse -- The Buck Rogers diving death ride -- When trouble is your saving grace -- General summons -- The girl with the red umbrella -- The price of a moonlight moment -- Under an Arctic rainbow -- The hero's road -- The man without a place -- New Guinea -- When everyone turned a screw -- Mission over Maggot Beach -- The veterans of Nomonhan -- The man with the broken back -- The hero makers -- Contenders -- The last bottle of Yellowstone -- Where everything's trying to kill you -- Rhumba Cardi -- Duckbutt's groove -- The innocent killers -- Return of the outcast -- The jug driver -- Rebels in jugs -- The new guy -- The original freelancer -- The warrior's path -- Four days in October -- The battering of the pudgys -- The race over Rabaul -- The relentless rogue -- The ignored one -- Off the rails -- Whitehead's flying circus -- Walking with the beast -- The casualties -- Longer than long legs -- The two Macs -- The battlefield tourist -- The killing tourist -- Return to the St Francis -- Reunion -- "Whatever I am, I belong to you." -- Lost perspective -- Getting three for Mac -- We shall always return to each other -- Epilogue
Control code
on1101236184
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 522 pages
Isbn
9780316508629
Lccn
2019020760
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1101236184
Label
The race of aces : WWII's elite airmen and the epic battle to become the masters of the sky, John R. Bruning
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 487-506) and index
Contents
The country mouse -- The Buck Rogers diving death ride -- When trouble is your saving grace -- General summons -- The girl with the red umbrella -- The price of a moonlight moment -- Under an Arctic rainbow -- The hero's road -- The man without a place -- New Guinea -- When everyone turned a screw -- Mission over Maggot Beach -- The veterans of Nomonhan -- The man with the broken back -- The hero makers -- Contenders -- The last bottle of Yellowstone -- Where everything's trying to kill you -- Rhumba Cardi -- Duckbutt's groove -- The innocent killers -- Return of the outcast -- The jug driver -- Rebels in jugs -- The new guy -- The original freelancer -- The warrior's path -- Four days in October -- The battering of the pudgys -- The race over Rabaul -- The relentless rogue -- The ignored one -- Off the rails -- Whitehead's flying circus -- Walking with the beast -- The casualties -- Longer than long legs -- The two Macs -- The battlefield tourist -- The killing tourist -- Return to the St Francis -- Reunion -- "Whatever I am, I belong to you." -- Lost perspective -- Getting three for Mac -- We shall always return to each other -- Epilogue
Control code
on1101236184
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 522 pages
Isbn
9780316508629
Lccn
2019020760
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1101236184

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