The greatest air combat stories ever told

Format: Print Book 2017
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction UG630.G785 2017
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  UG630.G785 2017
 
 
Summary
The Greatest Air Combat Stories Ever Told is an unforgettable collection of the finest accounts of heroism and guts in the skies over the battlefield. Here are Baron Manfred Von Richthofen in his own words, Len Deighton on the Battle of Britain, John Toland on the skies over Pearl Harbor, Jay A. Stout on the chaos in Iraq-and many others. These are stories of legendary aces from the Great War through today-the latest adrenaline-laced tide in the series that includes The Greatest Special Ops Stories Ever Told, The Greatest Sniper Stories Ever Told, The Greatest Air Aces Stories Ever Told, and The Greatest Coast Guard Rescue Stories Ever Told. Book jacket.
Contents
Tally ho! bandits over clark / by John Toland
Home town hero / by Colonel Robert Barr Smith (Ret.) and Laurence J. Yadon
Fallen angel : the final seconds of Extortion 17 / by Don Brown
The skies over midway / by John Lundstrom
The fiercest battles / by Marshall L. Michel III
The night they saved Vega 31 / by Darrel Whitcomb
Kalankampf : the battles over the channel / by Len Deighton
Hornets get into the fight / by Jay A. Stout
Thunderjets over Korea / by Robert F. Dorr
Sixty Squadron R.A.F. / by Group Captain A.J.L. Scott
The Red Baron remembers / by Captain Baron Manfred Freiherr Von Richthofen
Learning to kill people and break their stuff / by Peter Aleshire.

Additional Information
Subjects Air warfare -- Anecdotes.
Air pilots, Military -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Combat.
Publisher Guilford, Connecticut :Lyons Press,2017
Contributors McCarthy, Tom, 1952- editor.
Language English
Description ix, 243 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 243).
ISBN 9781493027002
149302700X
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