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The unsubstantial air : American fliers in the First World War

Author: Samuel Hynes; Sean Runnette
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Connecticut] : Tantor Audio, [2014] ℗2014
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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the gripping story of the Americans who fought and died in the aerial battles of World War I. Much more than a traditional military history, it is an account of the excitement of becoming a pilot and flying in combat over the Western Front, told through the words and voices of the aviators themselves. By drawing on letters sent home, diaries kept, and memoirs published in the years that followed, Hynes brings to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Hynes; Sean Runnette
ISBN: 9781494508418 : 1494508419
OCLC Number: 900616312
Notes: Compact disc.
Duration: 11:30:00.
Performer(s): Read by Sean Runnette.
Description: 10 audio discs (11.5 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Samuel Hynes.

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the gripping story of the Americans who fought and died in the aerial battles of World War I. Much more than a traditional military history, it is an account of the excitement of becoming a pilot and flying in combat over the Western Front, told through the words and voices of the aviators themselves. By drawing on letters sent home, diaries kept, and memoirs published in the years that followed, Hynes brings to life the emotions, anxieties, and triumphs of the young pilots.

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