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The Resource A higher call : an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II, Adam Makos with Larry Alexander

A higher call : an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II, Adam Makos with Larry Alexander

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A higher call : an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II
Title
A higher call
Title remainder
an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Adam Makos with Larry Alexander
Title variation
Incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the true story of the two pilots whose lives collided in the skies over wartime Germany on 21 December 1943 --the American--2nd Lieutenant Charlie Brown, a former farm boy from West Virginia who came to captain a B-17--and the German--2nd Lieutenant Franz Stigler, a former airline pilot from Bavaria who sought to avoid fighting in World War II
Biography type
contains biographical information
Dewey number
940.54443092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • photographs
Index
no index present
LC call number
D785
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
A higher call : an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II, Adam Makos with Larry Alexander
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [389]-392)
Contents
A stranger in my own land -- Follow the eagles -- A feather in the wind -- Fire free -- The desert amusement park -- The stars of Africa -- The homecoming -- Welcome to Olympus -- The unseen hand -- The Berlin bear -- The farm boy -- The quiet ones -- The lives of nine -- The boxer -- A higher call -- The third pilot -- Pride -- Stick close to me -- The downfall -- The flying sanatorium -- We are the air force -- The squadron of experts -- The last of the German fighter pilots -- Where bombs had fallen -- Was it worth it?
Control code
sky247462405
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 392 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780425252864
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2012015546
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports., photos.
Label
A higher call : an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II, Adam Makos with Larry Alexander
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [389]-392)
Contents
A stranger in my own land -- Follow the eagles -- A feather in the wind -- Fire free -- The desert amusement park -- The stars of Africa -- The homecoming -- Welcome to Olympus -- The unseen hand -- The Berlin bear -- The farm boy -- The quiet ones -- The lives of nine -- The boxer -- A higher call -- The third pilot -- Pride -- Stick close to me -- The downfall -- The flying sanatorium -- We are the air force -- The squadron of experts -- The last of the German fighter pilots -- Where bombs had fallen -- Was it worth it?
Control code
sky247462405
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 392 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780425252864
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2012015546
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports., photos.

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