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The Resource Wings of gold : the U.S. naval air campaign in World War II, Gerald Astor

Wings of gold : the U.S. naval air campaign in World War II, Gerald Astor

Label
Wings of gold : the U.S. naval air campaign in World War II
Title
Wings of gold
Title remainder
the U.S. naval air campaign in World War II
Statement of responsibility
Gerald Astor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
FMG
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1926-2007
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Astor, Gerald
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Label
Wings of gold : the U.S. naval air campaign in World War II, Gerald Astor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-436) and index
Contents
First wings -- War begins -- The engagements begin -- From Tokyo to the Coral Sea -- The Midway sideshow -- The Battle for Midway -- Guadalcanal -- Taking the offensive -- Flights back, escapes, and rescues -- Antisubmarine warfare -- Invasion hawks and birds of the night -- Aces and advances -- Mitscher shampoos and New Guinea -- The Marianas overtures -- The Great Marianas Turkey Shoot -- The Battle of the Philippine Sea -- Night fighters and ground support -- The Battle of Leyte Gulf. Act I -- The Battle of Leyte Gulf. Act II -- Carrying the fight to the home islands -- Iwo and Okinawa -- The endgame -- The last tallyho
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Presidio Press trade pbk. ed.
Extent
452 pages
Isbn
9780345472526
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)61166208
  • (OCoLC)ocm61166208
  • 709369
Label
Wings of gold : the U.S. naval air campaign in World War II, Gerald Astor
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-436) and index
Contents
First wings -- War begins -- The engagements begin -- From Tokyo to the Coral Sea -- The Midway sideshow -- The Battle for Midway -- Guadalcanal -- Taking the offensive -- Flights back, escapes, and rescues -- Antisubmarine warfare -- Invasion hawks and birds of the night -- Aces and advances -- Mitscher shampoos and New Guinea -- The Marianas overtures -- The Great Marianas Turkey Shoot -- The Battle of the Philippine Sea -- Night fighters and ground support -- The Battle of Leyte Gulf. Act I -- The Battle of Leyte Gulf. Act II -- Carrying the fight to the home islands -- Iwo and Okinawa -- The endgame -- The last tallyho
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Presidio Press trade pbk. ed.
Extent
452 pages
Isbn
9780345472526
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)61166208
  • (OCoLC)ocm61166208
  • 709369

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