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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
Title variation remainder
WWIIs elite airmen and the epic battle to become the masters of the sky
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the challenge presented by ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and General George Kenney to five U.S. fighter pilots who contended for personal glory at the lead of a resurgent World War II air force
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10838274
Cataloging source
DLC
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Bruning, John R
Dewey number
940.54/49730922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D790
LC item number
.B6868 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Fighter pilots
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Fighter pilots
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
WWII's elite airmen and the epic battle to become the masters of the sky
Label
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 522 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9780316508629
Lccn
2019020760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 522 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9780316508629
Lccn
2019020760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1101236184

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