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Title The race of aces : WWII's elite airmen and the epic battle to become the masters of the sky / John R. Bruning.
Author Bruning, John R., author.
Publication New York : Hachette Books, 2020.
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (xxii, 522 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates) : illustrations.
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography 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.
Note Print version record.
Subject United States. Army Air Forces -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
Fighter pilots -- United States -- Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military.
United States. Army Air Forces. (OCoLC)fst00549671
World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
Fighter pilots. (OCoLC)fst00923988
Military operations, Aerial -- American. (OCoLC)fst01710199
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Alt Title 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
Related To Print version: Bruning, John R. Race of aces. First edition. New York : Hachette Books, 2020 9780316508629 (DLC) 2019020760 (OCoLC)1101236184
ISBN 9780316508643 (electronic bk.)
0316508640 (electronic bk.)

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