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The Resource The greatest air aces stories ever told : the men of the American, British, and Commonwealth Air Forces who fought for the sky in two World Wars, Col. Robert Barr Smith (Ret.) and Lawrence J. Yadon

The greatest air aces stories ever told : the men of the American, British, and Commonwealth Air Forces who fought for the sky in two World Wars, Col. Robert Barr Smith (Ret.) and Lawrence J. Yadon

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The greatest air aces stories ever told : the men of the American, British, and Commonwealth Air Forces who fought for the sky in two World Wars
Title
The greatest air aces stories ever told
Title remainder
the men of the American, British, and Commonwealth Air Forces who fought for the sky in two World Wars
Statement of responsibility
Col. Robert Barr Smith (Ret.) and Lawrence J. Yadon
Title variation
Men of the American, British, and Commonwealth Air Forces who fought for the sky in two World Wars
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Robert B.
Dewey number
940.54/40922
Index
index present
LC call number
UG626
LC item number
.S49 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Yadon, Laurence J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • United States
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • United States
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Fighter pilots
  • Flight crews
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Armed Forces
  • Fighter pilots
  • Flight crews
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Biography
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The greatest air aces stories ever told : the men of the American, British, and Commonwealth Air Forces who fought for the sky in two World Wars, Col. Robert Barr Smith (Ret.) and Lawrence J. Yadon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-290) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
World War I -- The coming of Armageddon -- Only a broth of a lad. Albert Ball (RFC) -- Deadly and ruthless. Mick Mannock (RFC) -- The pride of Canada. Billy Barker (RFC Canadian) -- When the Royal Navy ruled the air. Raymond Collishaw (RN) -- Escadrille americaine -- Hometown hero. Eddie Rickenbacker (US) -- No engine, no wings, no bloody hope -- Burning balloons ahead. Frank Luke (US) -- A Canadian original. Billy Bishop (RFC Canadian) -- The Red Baron: Freiherr Manfred von Richthofen (Germany) -- A brilliant pilot. James McCudden (RFC) -- Fierce little beast -- the Sopwith Camel -- Small package, deadly contents. Andrew Beauchamp-Proctor (RFC) -- Too young to vote. George Edwin Thomson (RFC) -- One tough Irishman. George McElroy (RFC) -- World War II -- A man of dash and gallantry. Robert Stanford Tuck (RAF) -- The man with the tin legs. Douglas Bader (RAF) -- An enigma. Pappy Boyington (US) -- All-American boy. Joe Foss (US) -- Untiring patience and energy. Johnnie Johnson (RAF) -- One-armed Mac. James MacLachlan (RAF) -- The finest natural pilot I ever met. Richard Bong (US) -- The greatest flying ace. Pat Pattle (RAF) -- The cream of the crop. David McCampbell (US) -- Young Finucane of the shamrock. Paddy Finucane (RAF) -- Adlertag -- Just one more. Gabby Gabreski (US) -- Ace of aces. Adolf Galland (Germany) -- Faith, hope, and charity: the battle for Malta -- The boys from Shangri-La: in which Jimmie Doolittle visits Tokyo uninvited -- The great Marianas Turkey Shoot -- The Nelson touch: swordfish at Taranto -- Graceful lady: when Enola Gay brought the fires of hell to Japan -- Afterword
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 307 pages
Isbn
9781493026623
Lccn
2016049499
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962141053
  • 752484
  • (OCoLC)ocn962141053
  • 752484
Label
The greatest air aces stories ever told : the men of the American, British, and Commonwealth Air Forces who fought for the sky in two World Wars, Col. Robert Barr Smith (Ret.) and Lawrence J. Yadon
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-290) 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
World War I -- The coming of Armageddon -- Only a broth of a lad. Albert Ball (RFC) -- Deadly and ruthless. Mick Mannock (RFC) -- The pride of Canada. Billy Barker (RFC Canadian) -- When the Royal Navy ruled the air. Raymond Collishaw (RN) -- Escadrille americaine -- Hometown hero. Eddie Rickenbacker (US) -- No engine, no wings, no bloody hope -- Burning balloons ahead. Frank Luke (US) -- A Canadian original. Billy Bishop (RFC Canadian) -- The Red Baron: Freiherr Manfred von Richthofen (Germany) -- A brilliant pilot. James McCudden (RFC) -- Fierce little beast -- the Sopwith Camel -- Small package, deadly contents. Andrew Beauchamp-Proctor (RFC) -- Too young to vote. George Edwin Thomson (RFC) -- One tough Irishman. George McElroy (RFC) -- World War II -- A man of dash and gallantry. Robert Stanford Tuck (RAF) -- The man with the tin legs. Douglas Bader (RAF) -- An enigma. Pappy Boyington (US) -- All-American boy. Joe Foss (US) -- Untiring patience and energy. Johnnie Johnson (RAF) -- One-armed Mac. James MacLachlan (RAF) -- The finest natural pilot I ever met. Richard Bong (US) -- The greatest flying ace. Pat Pattle (RAF) -- The cream of the crop. David McCampbell (US) -- Young Finucane of the shamrock. Paddy Finucane (RAF) -- Adlertag -- Just one more. Gabby Gabreski (US) -- Ace of aces. Adolf Galland (Germany) -- Faith, hope, and charity: the battle for Malta -- The boys from Shangri-La: in which Jimmie Doolittle visits Tokyo uninvited -- The great Marianas Turkey Shoot -- The Nelson touch: swordfish at Taranto -- Graceful lady: when Enola Gay brought the fires of hell to Japan -- Afterword
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 307 pages
Isbn
9781493026623
Lccn
2016049499
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962141053
  • 752484
  • (OCoLC)ocn962141053
  • 752484

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