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The Resource Enduring courage : ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the age of speed, John F. Ross

Enduring courage : ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the age of speed, John F. Ross

Label
Enduring courage : ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the age of speed
Title
Enduring courage
Title remainder
ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the age of speed
Statement of responsibility
John F. Ross
Title variation
Ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the age of speed
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The sensational true story of Eddie Rickenbacker, America's greatest flying ace, who above all the rest showed a nation the way forward in its quest for speed, endurance and courage
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ross, John F
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rickenbacker, Eddie
  • Air pilots
  • Fighter pilots
  • Automobile racing drivers
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Enduring courage : ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the age of speed, John F. Ross
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Map of the Western Front -- Map of Chateau-Thierry -- Map of Saint-Mihiel -- Map of the Mease-Argonne -- Introduction: When a man faces death -- Book I: Racing -- Love at first sight -- A most dangerous job -- Death on the track -- Aeroplane vs. automobile -- New order of terrors -- Book II: Flying -- Storm clouds overhead -- Flying lessons -- A steep learning curve -- Aircraft morph into deadly weapons -- Book III: Fighting -- First blood -- When giants fall -- Race to ace -- The Germans strike back -- A secret counteroffensive -- Squadron command -- Book IV: Immortality -- Plane crash -- Triumph of will
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 375 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781250033772
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014008039
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)857982343
  • (OCoLC)ocn857982343
  • 644251
Label
Enduring courage : ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the age of speed, John F. Ross
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Map of the Western Front -- Map of Chateau-Thierry -- Map of Saint-Mihiel -- Map of the Mease-Argonne -- Introduction: When a man faces death -- Book I: Racing -- Love at first sight -- A most dangerous job -- Death on the track -- Aeroplane vs. automobile -- New order of terrors -- Book II: Flying -- Storm clouds overhead -- Flying lessons -- A steep learning curve -- Aircraft morph into deadly weapons -- Book III: Fighting -- First blood -- When giants fall -- Race to ace -- The Germans strike back -- A secret counteroffensive -- Squadron command -- Book IV: Immortality -- Plane crash -- Triumph of will
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 375 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781250033772
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014008039
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)857982343
  • (OCoLC)ocn857982343
  • 644251

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