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Lost eagles : one man's mission to find missing airmen in two world wars

Author: Blaine Lee Pardoe
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Blaine Pardoe weaves together the complex story of a man who brought peace and closure to countless families who lost airmen during both world wars. His lasting contribution to warfare was a combination of his methodology for locating the remains of missing pilots (known as the Zinn system) and his innovation of imprinting all aircraft parts with the same serial number so that if a wreck was located, the crewman  Read more...
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Named Person: Frederick Wilhelm Zinn
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Blaine Lee Pardoe
ISBN: 9780472117529 0472117521
OCLC Number: 617508947
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Blaine Pardoe.

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