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Tillman, Barrett

Works: 100 works in 326 publications in 1 language and 13,049 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Military history  Encyclopedias  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Commentator
Classifications: PS3553.O948, 813.54
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Publications about Barrett Tillman
Publications by Barrett Tillman
Most widely held works by Barrett Tillman
Pandora's legion : Harold Coyle's Strategic Solutions, Inc. by Harold Coyle( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 946 libraries worldwide
When Al-Qaida sends men and women infected with the lethal Marburg virus into some of the world's major cities, a team from Strategic Solutions Inc. launches a desperate race to stop the plague carriers before they can reach the United States
Whirlwind : the air war against Japan, 1942-1945 by Barrett Tillman( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 870 libraries worldwide
Whirlwind is the first book to tell the complete, awe-inspiring story of the Allied air war against Japan--the most important strategic bombing campaign inhistory. From the audacious Doolittle raid in 1942 to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, award-winning historian Barrett Tillman recounts the saga from the perspectives of American and British aircrews who flew unprecedented missions over thousands of miles of ocean, as well as of the generals and admirals who commanded them
Prometheus's child : Harold Coyle's Strategic Solutions, Inc. by Harold Coyle( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 867 libraries worldwide
When a military training mission in Chad is transformed into a high-stakes game of nuclear one-upmanship, the men and women of Strategic Solutions, Inc., a private paramilitary company, are called in to stop a shipment of fuel for nuclear weapons
Vulcan's fire : Harold Coyle's Strategic Solutions, Inc. by Harold Coyle( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 806 libraries worldwide
Facing a financial crisis, private paramilitary company Strategic Solutions, Inc. takes a morally dubious assignment from Israel that places the organization in a shadowy region of tangled alliances and hostilities between Druze militias and Hezbollah
LeMay by Barrett Tillman( Book )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 791 libraries worldwide
LeMay was a terrifying, complex, and brilliant general. In World War II, he ordered the firebombing of Tokyo and was in charge when there were Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He was responsible for tens of thousands of civilian deaths. This title talks about Lemay
Enterprise : America's fightingest ship and the men who helped win World War II by Barrett Tillman( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
The USS Enterprise took part in twenty battles during World War II--no other American ship came close. Enterprise is credited with sinking or wrecking 71 Japanese ships and destroying 911 enemy aircraft. This is the epic, heroic story of this legendary aircraft carrier--nicknamed "the fightingest ship" in the U.S. Navy--and of the men who fought and died on her. She was commissioned in 1938, and her bombers sank a submarine just three days after the Pearl Harbor attack, claiming the first seagoing Japanese vessel lost in the war. Barrett Tillman has been called "the man who owns naval aviation history." He's mined official records and oral histories as well as his own interviews to give us not only a portrait of the ship's unique contribution to winning the Pacific war, but also unforgettable portraits of the men who flew from her deck and worked behind the scenes to make success possible.--From publisher description
On Yankee station : the naval air war over Vietnam by John B Nichols( Book )
15 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
Combining vivid personal narrative with historical and operational analyses, this book takes a candid look at U.S. naval airpower in the Vietnam War. Coauthors John Nichols, a fighter pilot in the war, and Barrett Tillman, an award-winning aviation historian, make full use of their extensive knowledge of the subject to detail the ways in which airpower was employed in the years prior to the fall of Saigon. Confronting the conventional belief that airpower failed in Vietnam, they show that when applied correctly, airpower was effective, but because it was often misunderstood and misapplied
Clash of the carriers : the true story of the Marianas turkey shoot of World War II by Barrett Tillman( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
Provides an account of the June 1944 clash near the Marianas Islands between the American and Japanese carrier fleets, a confrontation that became the most spectacular aircraft carrier battle in history
The Dauntless dive bomber of World War Two by Barrett Tillman( Book )
13 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
Popularly known as the Douglas Dauntless, the U.S. Navy's SBD dive bomber was well named. Though considered obsolete at the time of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Dauntless turned the tide of war in the Pacific with the destruction of four Japanese carriers at the Battle of Midway, making its mark in aviation history for sinking more enemy carriers than any other aircraft. Still in service at war's end, the Dauntless was the only U.S. carrier aircraft in operation from Pearl Harbor to V-J Day. The Dauntless was the only American Navy aircraft to fly in al five of the naval engagements fo
Dauntless : a novel of Midway and Guadalcanal by Barrett Tillman( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Lt. Phil "Buck" Rogers and his comrades pilot untested dive bombers from the deck of the U.S.S. Yorktown, battling the Japanese in the conflicts at Midway and Guadalcanal
Forgotten Fifteenth : the daring airmen who crippled Hitler's war machine by Barrett Tillman( Book )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
The story of the U.S. Army's Fifteenth Air Force who waged an unprecedentedly dogged and violent campaign against Hitler's vital oil production and industrial plants on the Third Reich's southern flank, a campaign that contributed to the end of the most destructive war in history
Hellcat, the F6F in World War II by Barrett Tillman( Book )
10 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Largely responsible for crushing Japanese airpower wherever the American fast carrier force sailed, the Grumman F6F Hellcat was considered the most important Allied aircraft in the Pacific during 1943 and 1944. Designed for speed, range, and climb to compete with Japan's exceptional Mitsubishi A6M Zero, it succeeded not only in engaging the "Zeke" on equal terms but also in dictating the rules of combat. Fighters in every sense of the word, the Hellcats were credited with destroying more than five thousand Japanese aircraft, gaining outright air supremacy over the invasion beaches, and helping
Corsair : the F4U in World War II and Korea by Barrett Tillman( Book )
9 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
This is the remarkable story of an airplane that became a legend--with a sleek silhouette and bent wings, it doubled as a day and night fighter, could fly off carriers or from land, and served both as a dive bomber and reconnaissance plane. Filled with facts and figures, this fast-paced history begins with the nerve-wracking test flights of the 1940s and concludes with the F4Us that were active thirty-eight years later. Placed skillfully in between are the stories that gave birth to the legend: the exploits of the aces, including the Medal of Honor recipient who shot down twenty-five enem
Brassey's D-Day encyclopedia : the Normandy invasion A-Z by Barrett Tillman( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
With hundreds of entries, Brassey's D-Day Encyclopedia is a reference tool for history buffs and for readers who want to know more about World War II's greatest campaign."--BOOK JACKET
MiG master : the story of the F-8 Crusader by Barrett Tillman( Book )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
To be equally enjoyed by professional aviators and aviation buffs with limited technical knowledge, this biography brings to life the legendary aircraft that scored the highest kill ratio of any U.S. fighter aircraft in the Vietnam War. The book is filled with authentic re-creations of Crusader-MiG fights and vivid descriptions of the people and events that are part of the F-8 story, including John Glenn's 1957 record-breaking flight across the United States in three hours and twenty-three minutes. As the Navy's first supersonic aircraft, the Crusader holds an honored spot in carrier flyi
Warriors by Barrett Tillman( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Top guns are recruited to train a corps of Saudi pilots called the "Tiger Force."
Pushing the envelope : the career of fighter ace and test pilot Marion Carl by Marion E Carl( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Marion Carl's combat duty included the momentous battles at Midway and Guadal-canal. Not one to rest on his laurels, however, he participated in photoreconnaissance operations over Red China in 1955 and flew missions in Vietnam. In peacetime he gained fame for "pushing the envelope" as a test pilot, adding the world's altitude and speed records to his wartime feats and becoming the first U.S. military aviator to wear a full pressure suit. This very readable memoir is as forthright and compelling as the man it chronicles and makes an important contribution to the history of Marine aviation development
Above and beyond : the aviation Medals of Honor by Barrett Tillman( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Drawing on personal interviews with surviving recipients, provides the behind-the-scenes story of the more than one hundred American aviators from all military services who have received medals for the their service
Enterprise America's fightingest ship and the men who helped win World War II by Barrett Tillman( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Offering a naval history of the entire Pacific Theater in World War II through the lens of its most famous ship, this is the epic and heroic story of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise and of the men who fought and died on her from Pearl Harbor to the end of the conflict
What we need : extravagance and shortages in America's military by Barrett Tillman( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Reveals the extravagances the United States military is paying for, costing American taxpayers billions of dollars and leaving American troops with a drastic shortage of necessary items, including body armor, socks, and working vehicles, and encourages Americans to speak out against unnecessary spending and demand politicians stop wasting money and start supporting the troops with needed materials
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ティルマン, バレット
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