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Flyboys : a true story of courage

Author: James Bradley
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In Flyboys, Bradley returns to the Pacific and World War II. Over the island of Chichi Jima nine American flyboys-Navy and MArine airmen sent to bomb the Japenses were shot down. One would be miraculously rescued, but the others would end up imprisoned and subjected to a fate so terrible that it has been kept top secret until now.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Bradley
ISBN: 0316743798 9780316743792
OCLC Number: 53101281
Description: 701 pages, [32] pages of plates (large print) : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Declassified --
Civilize-ation --
Spirit war --
Third dimension --
Rape of China --
ABCD encirclement --
Flyboys --
Doing the impossible --
Airpower --
Yellow devils, white devils --
To the Pacific --
Carrier war --
No mans land --
No surrender --
Kichiku --
Fire war --
Enduring the unendurable --
Casualties of war --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Bibliography --
About the author.
Responsibility: James Bradley.

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In Flyboys, Bradley returns to the Pacific and World War II. Over the island of Chichi Jima nine American flyboys-Navy and MArine airmen sent to bomb the Japenses were shot down. One would be miraculously rescued, but the others would end up imprisoned and subjected to a fate so terrible that it has been kept top secret until now.

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