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A higher call : an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of WWII

Author: Adam Makos; Robertson Dean
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2013.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
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Biography
History
Named Person: Charlie Brown; Franz Stigler; Charlie Brown; Franz Stigler
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Makos; Robertson Dean
ISBN: 9781470899271 1470899272
OCLC Number: 830375356
Performer(s): Read by Robertson Dean.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Responsibility: Adam Makos, with Larry Alexander.
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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.

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