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From the captain to the colonel : an informal history of Eastern Airlines

Author: Robert J Serling
Publisher: New York : Dial Press, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of Eastern Airline's history and of the personalities who shaped it, from its early years led by Eddie Rickenbacker, to the present leadership of Frank Borman.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Serling, Robert J.
From the captain to the colonel.
New York : Dial Press, ©1980
(OCoLC)652259078
Named Person: Eddie Rickenbacker; Frank Borman; Frank Borman; Eddie Rickenbacker
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Serling
ISBN: 0803746105 9780803746107
OCLC Number: 5447734
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 535 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Genesis --
End of the beginning --
Passengers are people too --
The Rickenbacker era begins --
The captain takes command --
Growing pains --
The war years --
The mid-forties: of Connies, catastrophes, and commercials --
The fifties: climb and descent --
Will the real Eddie Rickenbacker please stand up? --
Mr. Marc: I think I made a contribution --
The shuttle --
Exit Macintyre, Enter Hall --
Rise and fall, here we go again --
From the captain to the colonel --
We've come a long way but there's still a long way to go.
Other Titles: Informal history of Eastern Airlines
Responsibility: by Robert J. Serling.

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An account of Eastern Airline's history and of the personalities who shaped it, from its early years led by Eddie Rickenbacker, to the present leadership of Frank Borman.

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