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I Always Wanted to Fly America's Cold War Airmen.

Author: Samuel, Wolfgang W.E.
Publisher: Gardners Books 2011.
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This was the first book to cover all of Cold War air combat in the words of the men who waged it. In I Always Wanted to Fly, retired United States Air Force Colonel Wolfgang W.E. Samuel has gathered  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel, Wolfgang W.E.
ISBN: 9781617031700 1617031704
OCLC Number: 703204146
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Contents: Machine generated contents note: Part 1: The Berlin Airlift, 1948 --
1. Men of the Airlift --
Colonel Howard S. "Sam" Myers Jr. --
First Lieutenant Leonard W. Sweet --
First Lieutenant Marshall M. Balfe --
Colonel Harold R. Austin --
Lieutenant Colonel Edward Gorski --
Lieutenant Colonel Joseph F. Laufer --
Colonel Robert S. Hamill --
2. The Bomber Boys --
Colonel Joseph J. Gyulavics --
3. "Ramp Rats": The Men Who Kept Them Flying --
Master Sergeant Thomas W. Etherson --
Part 2: Korea, 1950 --
4. The F-51 Mustangs from Dogpatch --
Colonel Charles E. Schreffler --
5. Night Interdiction in the B-26 Invader --
Lieutenant Colonel Byron A. Dobbs Jr. --
Colonel Richard G. "Dick" Schulz --
6. The B-29 Bomber War --
Colonel Joseph J. Gyulavics --
7. B-Flight out of Kimpo: Special Operations --
Colonel David M. Taylor --
Part 3: Strategic Reconnaissance --
8. Taming the RB-45C Tornado --
Colonel Harold R. Austin --
9. Recon to the Yalu and Beyond --
Colonel Howard S. "Sam" Myers Jr. --
Master Sergeant Arthur E. Lidard --
10. More Secret Than the Manhattan Project --
Colonel Marion C. Mixson --
Lieutenant Colonel Francis T. Martin Jr. --
11. Challenging the Russian Bear 196 --
Colonel Harold R. Austin --
12. Flying the Top of the World 215 --
Colonel Charles L. Phillips Jr. --
13. The Last Flight of 3-4290 230 --
Major George V. Back --
Captain Henry E. Dubuy --
Lieutenant Colonel Joel J. Lutkenhouse --
Lieutenant Colonel Robert J. Rogers --
Part 4: Vietnam, 1965 --
14. Hambone 02 --
Colonel Ralph L. Kuster Jr. --
15. Lincoln Flight --
Colonel Kevin A. "Mike" Gilroy --
16. Yellowbird --
Major Fred E. "Ed" Rider --
The Magic of Flying: Concluding Thoughts --
Glossary --
Bibliography --
Interviews, Letters, and Tapes.

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