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Pacific Air : How Fearless Flyboys, Peerless Aircraft, and Fast Flattops Conquered the Skies in the War with Japan.

Author: David Sears
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, 2011.
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The exhilarating epic story of the heroic fighter pilots whose fast-flying, hard-turning planes turned the tide in the Pacific theater during World War II.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sears, David.
Pacific Air : How Fearless Flyboys, Peerless Aircraft, and Fast Flattops Conquered the Skies in the War with Japan.
New York : Da Capo Press, ©2011
(OCoLC)657595559
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Sears
ISBN: 9780306819797 0306819791
OCLC Number: 729166617
Description: 1 online resource (407 pages)
Contents: Part One: State of War; 1 The Embattled Farmers; 2 My God! What's Happened?; Part Two: Hard Pressed; 3 Prototypes; 4 Terminal Velocity; 5 Samurai; 6 Low Blower; Part Three: A Precarious Honor; 7 Sans Celebration; 8 Jimmie and Butch; 9 There Is Only One Mistake; 10 Scratch Two Flattops; 11 A Bag of Gold Through a Lonely Forest; 12 Return Buster; Part Four: Blue Skies, Green Hell; 13 Get Down to Work; 14 It Isn't Good; 15 These Have Got Us; 16 Attack! Repeat, Attack!; Part Five: The Hop Supreme; 17 You Look Good Out There, Honey; 18 Butch May Be Down; 19 They Will Be Knocked Down. 20 Missions Beyond DarknessNotes; Glossary; Appendix: U.S. Navy Pilots and Crews'; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index.

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A sweeping epic of the fighter air campaign in the Pacific theater during World War II, telling the story of the pilots who turned the tide in the war and the fast-flying, hard-turning, lethal  Read more...

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Bookviews, June 2011 "Provides a panorama of the battle against Japan...Anyone who loves military history will thoroughly enjoy the stories of the many young men who helped write it against daunting Read more...

 
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