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The Resource Topgun : an American story, Dan Pedersen

Topgun : an American story, Dan Pedersen

Label
Topgun : an American story
Title
Topgun
Title remainder
an American story
Statement of responsibility
Dan Pedersen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The founder of the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons program, aka "TOPGUN," shares the untold story of how he and eight other young pilots revolutionized the art of aerial combat and created the center for excellence and incubator of leadership that thrives to this day."--Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pedersen, Dan
Dewey number
358.4/35
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pedersen, Dan
  • Navy Fighter Weapons School (U.S.)
  • Navy Fighter Weapons School (U.S.)
  • United States
  • Navy Fighter Weapons School (U.S.)
  • United States
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
  • Fighter pilots
  • Fighter plane combat
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Armed Forces
  • Fighter pilots
  • Fighter plane combat
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Topgun : an American story, Dan Pedersen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (various pages) and index
Contents
Prologue. Palm Desert, California, 2018 -- Admission price -- First tribe -- The Navy way -- Fight club -- Where are the carriers? -- The path to disillusionment -- Yankee Station education -- Starting Topgun -- The original bros -- Secrets of the tribe -- Proof of concept -- Topgun goes to war -- The last missing man -- The peace that never was -- End of the Third Temple -- Return with honor -- Topgun and the Tomcat -- Black shoes -- The best and the last -- One more goodbye -- Saving Topgun -- Will we have to lose a war again? (or, Back to the future in an F-35) -- Topgun officers in charge and commanding officers
Control code
on1051136557
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 305 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316416269
Lccn
2018042059
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, some color
System control number
(OCoLC)1051136557
Label
Topgun : an American story, Dan Pedersen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (various pages) and index
Contents
Prologue. Palm Desert, California, 2018 -- Admission price -- First tribe -- The Navy way -- Fight club -- Where are the carriers? -- The path to disillusionment -- Yankee Station education -- Starting Topgun -- The original bros -- Secrets of the tribe -- Proof of concept -- Topgun goes to war -- The last missing man -- The peace that never was -- End of the Third Temple -- Return with honor -- Topgun and the Tomcat -- Black shoes -- The best and the last -- One more goodbye -- Saving Topgun -- Will we have to lose a war again? (or, Back to the future in an F-35) -- Topgun officers in charge and commanding officers
Control code
on1051136557
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 305 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316416269
Lccn
2018042059
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, some color
System control number
(OCoLC)1051136557

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