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Airmen without portfolio : U.S. mercenaries in Civil War Spain

Author: John Carver Edwards
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Published to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War, this work chronicles the lives and military careers of 12 American mercenary pilots who flew for the Spanish Republican government against the combined air forces of Nationalist Spain, Italy, and Germany. Drawing upon the memoirs of these aviators and appropriate secondary scholarship, the author examines each U.S. flyer's political and
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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Edwards, John Carver.
Airmen without portfolio.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997
(OCoLC)604300484
Online version:
Edwards, John Carver.
Airmen without portfolio.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997
(OCoLC)606013866
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Carver Edwards
ISBN: 027595742X 9780275957421
OCLC Number: 35138372
Description: xiii, 150 pages, [10] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / Robert Lee Scott --
Ch. 1. The Airmen --
Ch. 2. Armies of Babel --
Ch. 3. Polikarpovs Over Spain --
Ch. 4. La Patrulla Americana --
Ch. 5. American Paladins in Action --
Ch. 6. Flying With the Russians --
Ch. 7. Mustering Out --
Ch. 8. Life and Death After Spain.
Responsibility: John Carver Edwards ; foreword by Robert Lee Scott.

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