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Hot shots : an oral history of the Air Force combat pilots of the Korean War

Author: Jennie Ethell Chancey; William R Forstchen
Publisher: New York, NY : W. Morrow, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The editors combine "firsthand accounts with dozens of never-before-published photography of air force pilots at work, as well as a history of the major events of the war."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Erlebnisbericht
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennie Ethell Chancey; William R Forstchen
ISBN: 0688164552 9780688164553
OCLC Number: 43559781
Description: viii, 240 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Origins of the War --
First contact --
New pilots and old --
Going North and the Chinese counterpunch --
Bugging out --
Pushing back --
Shot down --
A new kind of war --
The new paradigm --
1951 : the long war begins --
Evolving tactics and the need for training --
1952 : still a hard fight --
Honchos and jumping the border --
1953 : winding down --
The long exile --
Endings.
Responsibility: edited by Jennie Ethell Chancey and William R. Forstchen.

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The editors combine "firsthand accounts with dozens of never-before-published photography of air force pilots at work, as well as a history of the major events of the war."--Jacket.

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