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Lucky 666 : the impossible mission

Author: Bob Drury; Thomas Clavin
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
The "untold story of friendship, heroism and survival in World War II"--Jacket.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Jay Zeamer, Jr.; Jay Zeamer, Jr.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Drury; Thomas Clavin
ISBN: 9781476774855 1476774854 9781476774862 1476774862
OCLC Number: 944380398
Description: viii, 354 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Wanderlust --
The wild blue yonder --
Jay & Joe --
"The sacred duty of the leading race" --
The fortress --
The winds of war --
The Japanese Citadel --
Into the fight --
Breaking the code --
The renegade pilot --
The Bulldog --
A microscopic metropolis --
Ken's men --
A place where trouble started --
"Clear as a bell" --
The missing General --
Pushing North --
A fine reunion --
"A motley collection of outcasts" --
Blood on the Bismarck Sea --
The flight of the geishas --
Old 666 --
The outlaws --
No position is safe --
New additions --
"Hell, no!" --
Buka --
"Give 'em hell!" --
The desperate dive --
Get it home --
"He's all right" --
Responsibility: Bob Drury and Tom Clavin.


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"A fast-paced, well-researched account of a B-17 bomber-known as Old 666-its crew, and a courageous flight . . . Drury and Clavin skillfully blend Old 666's flight into the larger picture of Pacific Read more...

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