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Hidden warbirds : the epic stories of finding, recovering, and rebuilding WWII's lost aircraft

Author: Nick Veronico
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Zenith Press, an imprint of MBI Publishing, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Veronico explores the romantic era of World War II warbirds and the stories of some of its most famous wrecks, including the "Swamp Ghost" (a B-17E which crashed in New Guinea in the early days of World War II and which was only recently recovered), and "Glacier Girl" (a P-38, part of "The Lost Squadron," which crashed in a large ice sheet in Greenland in 1942). Throughout, Veronico provides a history of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Veronico
ISBN: 9780760344095 0760344094
OCLC Number: 824532572
Description: 256 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: how the hunt for hidden warbirds has evolved --
Up from under water --
Two of the rarest: simultaneous Navy SB2C and SBD restorations --
The last Vindicator: SB2U-2 up from Lake Michigan --
Two Navy crosses in SBD-2 Buno 2106 --
In from the jungle --
B-17E Swamp Ghost and its long road home --
Recovering the Mt. Cyclops P-61 Black Widow --
Bringing out a Betty, Judy, Tony, and a Zero --
Big Island B-18 in situ --
The frozen north --
P-38 Glacier Girl --
The Million Dollar Valley Marauders --
Alaskan Liberators: one in place, one recovered --
Lucky finds: rare warbirds in unusual places --
P-51D (F-6D) Lil Margaret --
Navy harpoon on a grass strip --
Some assembly required: B-17E/XC-108 Desert Rat --
Recovering the big fleets: squadrons return --
Rescued from a desert boneyard: the B-29s of China Lake --
Corsairs recovered from Honduras --
Latin American Mustangs fuel the warbird movement --
Epilogue: they're still out there.
Responsibility: Nick A. Veronico.

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Veronico explores the romantic era of World War II warbirds and the stories of some of its most famous wrecks, including the "Swamp Ghost" (a B-17E which crashed in New Guinea in the early days of World War II and which was only recently recovered), and "Glacier Girl" (a P-38, part of "The Lost Squadron," which crashed in a large ice sheet in Greenland in 1942). Throughout, Veronico provides a history of the aircraft, as well as the unique story behind each discovery and recovery with ample illustrations.

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