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Winged brothers : naval aviation as lived by Ernest and Macon Snowden

Author: Ernest Snowden
Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"Winged Brothers recounts the service of two brothers through more than forty years of naval aviation in both peace and war. The older brother, Ernest, entered naval aviation in an era of open-cockpit biplanes. In World War II he led first a squadron, then an air group to one of the most distinguished combat records in the Pacific theater. The younger brother, Macon's story guides the reader through the Navy's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Snowden, Ernest, 1948- author.
Winged brothers
Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2018046243
Named Person: Ernest Snowden; Macon Snowden; Snowden family.; Snowden family.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Snowden
ISBN: 9781682472965 1682472965
OCLC Number: 1028592516
Description: vi, 256 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Beginnings --
Foundations --
Preparation --
Peer rivalry --
Total war --
Transition --
Dvinas and Silver Swallows --
Limited war --
Reconstitution --
Consolidation --
Legacy.
Responsibility: Ernest Snowden.

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Recounts the service exploits of two brothers through more than forty years of naval aviation history in both peace and war. They were deeply committed to each other and to advancing their chosen  Read more...

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