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Flyboys : a true story of courage

Author: James Bradley
Publisher: [New York?] : Little, Brown and Co., 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over the remote Pacific island of Chichi Jima, nine American flyers-Navy and Marine airmen sent to bomb Japanese communications towers there-were shot down. One of those nine was miraculously rescued by a U.S. Navy submarine. The others were captured and held by Japanese soldiers on Chichi Jim and held prisoner.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Military history
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Bradley
ISBN: 9780759508323 0759508321
OCLC Number: 642326096
Notes: Title from eBook information screen.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Declassified --
Civilize-ation --
Spirit war --
The third dimension --
The rape of China --
The ABCD encirclement --
Flyboys --
doing the impossible --
Airpower --
Yellow devils, white devils --
To the Pacific --
carrier war --
No mans land --
No surrender --
Kichiku --
Fire war --
Enduring the unendurable --
Casualties of war.
Responsibility: James Bradley.

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Over the remote Pacific island of Chichi Jima, nine American flyers-Navy and Marine airmen sent to bomb Japanese communications towers there-were shot down. One of those nine was miraculously rescued by a U.S. Navy submarine. The others were captured and held by Japanese soldiers on Chichi Jim and held prisoner.

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