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The Resource A higher call : an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II, Adam Makos with Larry Alexander

A higher call : an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II, Adam Makos with Larry Alexander

Label
A higher call : an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II
Title
A higher call
Title remainder
an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Adam Makos with Larry Alexander
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The true story of two pilots whose lives collided in the skies over wartime Germany on December 21, 1943: an American--2nd Lieutenant Charlie Brown, a former farm boy from West Virginia who came to captain a B-17, and a German--2nd Lieutenant Franz Stigler, a former airline pilot from Bavaria who sought to avoid fighting in World War II
Summary
Relates the true story of two World War II airmen, one American and one German, who put aside the conflict and helped each other to safety in the wake of a damaged aircraft, and describes their meeting again forty-seven years later
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10168268
Cataloging source
XFG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Makos, Adam
Dewey number
940.54/443092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 18-up
  • 12-up
LC call number
D785
LC item number
.M34 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Alexander, Larry
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Bombing, Aerial
  • Bomber pilots
  • Fighter pilots
  • Brown, Charlie
  • Stigler, Franz
Target audience
adult
Label
A higher call : an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II, Adam Makos with Larry Alexander
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [389]-392)
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 392 p.
Isbn
9780425252864
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012015546
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)826823788
Label
A higher call : an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II, Adam Makos with Larry Alexander
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [389]-392)
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 392 p.
Isbn
9780425252864
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012015546
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)826823788

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