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Keep your airspeed up : the story of Tuskegee airman Harold H. Brown and Marsha S. Bordner.

Author: Harold H Brown; Marsha S Bordner
Publisher: Tuscaloosa, AL : The University of Alabama Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The memoir of an African American man who, through dedication to his goals and vision, rose through the despair of racial segregation to great heights of accomplishment, not only as a military  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2017001233
(OCoLC)984511967
Named Person: Harold H Brown; Harold H Brown
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harold H Brown; Marsha S Bordner
ISBN: 9780817391409 0817391401
OCLC Number: 995766780
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I. The Early Years; 1. My Family and Ancestry; 2. My Early Life in Minnesota; 3. My Love Affair with a Plane; 4. Bubba's Experience in the Military; Part II. The War Years; 5. I Just Wanted to Fly; 6. Flight Training: In the Air at Last; 7. The Transition to War; 8. The Trip Overseas and Commander B.O. Davis; 9. The Air Forces, the P-51, and Ramitelli Air Field; 10. Combat; 11. December 1944; 12. January to February 1945; 13. March 1945; 14. Nuremberg; 15. The March to Moosburg; 16. Liberation; 17. Going Home. Part III. The Postwar Years18. To Stay or Not to Stay; 19. The Future Unfolds; 20. The Korean War; 21. Strategic Air Command; 22. Crises in America and My Decision to Leave the Military; 23. A New Career in Higher Education; 24. Fame; 25. Giving Back; 26. Breaking Par; 27. The Fourth Quarter; Notes; Index.
Other Titles: Story of Tuskegee airman Harold H. Brown and Marsha S. Bordner

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