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

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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
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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
Dewey number
  • 940.4/4973092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TL540.R54
LC item number
R67 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Enduring courage : ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the age of speed, John F. Ross
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Enduring courage : ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the age of speed, John F. Ross
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiii, 375 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250033772
Lccn
2014008039
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
ocn857982343

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