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Come up and get me : an autobiography of Colonel Joe Kittinger

Author: Joe Kittinger; Craig Ryan
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [2011], ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

A few years after his release from a North Vietnamese prisoner-of-war camp in 1973 Colonel Joseph Kittinger retired from the Air Force. Restless and unchallenged, he turned to ballooning, a life-long  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Joe Kittinger; Joe Kittinger
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Kittinger; Craig Ryan
ISBN: 0826348041 9780826348043
OCLC Number: 741563404
Notes: "First paperbound printing, 2011"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Awards: Commended for IndieFab awards (Autobiography/Memoir) 2010
Description: xv, 256 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The gift of adventure --
Ace of spades --
Come up and get me --
Escape from near space --
Combat --
Hanoi --
Home skies --
Destination : unknown; fuel on board: zero --
Ballooning and salooning.
Responsibility: Joe Kittinger and Craig Ryan, with a foreword by Neil Armstrong.


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