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Hunting warbirds : the obsessive quest for the lost aircraft of World War II

Author: Carl Hoffman
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2001.
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The tale of "two intense fanatics, legendary test pilot Darryl Grenamer and starry-eyed salvage wizard Gary Larkins, [who] hatched the insane idea of launching an expedition to Greenland to find the Kee Bird," a B-29 Superfortress which wrecked in 1947 on a lake of ice.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Hoffman
ISBN: 0345436172 9780345436177
OCLC Number: 45487439
Description: x, 245 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Freeze-dried memories --
Today's the day --
Last flight of the Kee Bird --
Superfort on ice --
Warbird fever --
First come, first served --
Laboratory is open --
Living the fantasy --
Bear by the tail --
Cry uncle --
Fire and ice --
Smoke --
Precious metal --
Peculiar passion --
Sooner --
Later --
Last good machines --
Return of the Kee Bird.
Responsibility: Carl Hoffman.
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The tale of "two intense fanatics, legendary test pilot Darryl Grenamer and starry-eyed salvage wizard Gary Larkins, [who] hatched the insane idea of launching an expedition to Greenland to find the Kee Bird," a B-29 Superfortress which wrecked in 1947 on a lake of ice.

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