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War in the Air

True Accounts Of The 20th Century's Most Dramatic Air Battles-- By The Men Who Fought Them
The author of Flight of the Intruder presents twenty-six real-life accounts of aerial warfare, drawn from a variety of sources, including ""The Hero's Life"" by Captain Eddie V. Rickenbacker, ""The Flight of the Enola Gay"" by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan Witts, and Ted Lawson's ""The Doolittle Raid.""

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Format: Book
Title: War in the air : true accounts of the 20th century's most dramatic air battles-- by the men who fought them / [collected and edited by] Stephen Coonts.
Publisher Date: New York : Pocket Books, c1996.
Subject: Air warfare -- History -- 20th century. Fighter pilots -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
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Format: Book
Title: War in the air : true accounts of the 20th century's most dramatic air battles-- by the men who fought them / [collected and edited by] Stephen Coonts.
Publisher, Date: New York : Pocket Books, c1996.
Description: xviii, 331 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects: Air warfare -- History -- 20th century.
Subjects: Fighter pilots -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Other Author: Coonts, Stephen, 1946-
Contents: First air hero / Arch Whitehouse -- An overrated pastime / James McCudden -- Hero's life / Eddie V. Rickenbacker -- Reprieve / Alan C. Deere -- Scramble / Richard Townshend Bickers -- Spitfire Tales / Larry Forrester -- Spitfires get the Kommodore / Edward H. Sims -- Doolittle Raid / Ted W. Lawson -- Kimigayo / Gordon W. Prange, Donald M. Goldstein, Katherine V. Dillon -- Saved for another day / Joe Foss, Donna Wild Foss -- Target: Hong Kong / Robert L. Scott, Jr.
Contents: Long flight home / Robert S. Johnson, Martin Caidin -- Fighter pilot's Christmas / Gregory "Pappy" Boyington -- Stars still shine / Philip Ardrey -- Runner / Hans Ulrich Rudel -- Greatest ace / Raymond F. Toliver, Trevor J. Constable -- Cross of lead / Adolf Galland -- Last Samurai / Martin Caidin, Fred Saito -- Flight of Enola Gay / Gordon Thomas, Max Morgan Witts -- Spad pilot / Rosario Rausa -- Ia Drang Valley / Robert Mason -- Filthy little war / Jack Broughton -- Professionals / John B. Nichols, Barrett Tillman -- Carrier pilot / Frank Elkins -- Hotdoggin' it / Hugh L. Mills, Jr., Robert Anderson -- Last Ace / Stephen Coonts.
LCCN: 96033736
ISBN: 0671881906
ISBN: 9780671881917
ISBN: 0671881914
ISBN: 9780671881917
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Call Number: 658.4309 War