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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

Label
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
Creator
Contributor
Author
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.
Summary
Relates the true story of two World War II airmen, one American and one German, who put aside the conflict and helped each other to safety in the wake of a damaged aircraft, and describes their meeting again forty-seven years later
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
--Adapted from Worldcat
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10168268
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.54/443092
Illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
  • photographs
Index
no index present
LC call number
D785
LC item number
.M34 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [385]-392)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Unseen hand
  • Berlin bear
  • Farm boy
  • Quiet ones
  • Lives of nine
  • Boxer
  • A higher call
  • Third pilot
  • Pride
  • Stick close to me
  • A stranger in my own land
  • Downfall
  • Flying sanatorium
  • We are the air force
  • Squadron of experts
  • Last of the German fighter pilots
  • Where bombs had fallen
  • Was it worth it?
  • Follow the eagles
  • A feather in the wind
  • Fire free
  • Desert amusement park
  • Stars of Africa
  • Homecoming
  • Welcome to Olympus
Control code
19920220
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 392 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780425252864
Lccn
2012015546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, maps, photographs, portraits
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
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [385]-392)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Unseen hand
  • Berlin bear
  • Farm boy
  • Quiet ones
  • Lives of nine
  • Boxer
  • A higher call
  • Third pilot
  • Pride
  • Stick close to me
  • A stranger in my own land
  • Downfall
  • Flying sanatorium
  • We are the air force
  • Squadron of experts
  • Last of the German fighter pilots
  • Where bombs had fallen
  • Was it worth it?
  • Follow the eagles
  • A feather in the wind
  • Fire free
  • Desert amusement park
  • Stars of Africa
  • Homecoming
  • Welcome to Olympus
Control code
19920220
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 392 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780425252864
Lccn
2012015546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, maps, photographs, portraits

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