The Resource A higher call : an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II, Adam Makos; Larry Alexander, (electronic resource)

A higher call : an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II, Adam Makos; Larry Alexander, (electronic resource)

Label
A higher call : an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II
Title
A higher call
Title remainder
an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Adam Makos; Larry Alexander
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Four days before Christmas 1943, a badly damaged American bomber struggled to fly over wartime Germany. At its controls was a 21-year-old pilot. Half his crew lay wounded or dead. It was their first mission. Suddenly, a sleek, dark shape pulled up on the bomber's tail--a German Messerschmitt fighter. Worse, the German pilot was an ace, a man able to destroy the American bomber in the squeeze of a trigger. What happened next would defy imagination and later be called -- A Higher Call Ultimately, Charlie and Franz would stare across the frozen skies at one another. What happened between them, the American 8th Air Force would later classify as "top secret." It was an act that Franz could never mention or else face a firing squad. It was the encounter that would haunt both Charlie and Franz for forty years until, as old men, they would search for one another, a last mission that could change their lives forever
Cataloging source
MMI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Makos, Adam
Dewey number
940.54/443092
Index
no index present
LC call number
D785
LC item number
.M34 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Alexander, Larry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brown, Charlie
  • Stigler, Franz
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Bombing, Aerial
  • Bomber pilots
  • Fighter pilots
Label
A higher call : an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II, Adam Makos; Larry Alexander, (electronic resource)
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https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=45F5E762-C51D-4904-9032-F2BA95317169
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o853110389
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (400 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101618950
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o853110389
  • (OCoLC)853110389
Label
A higher call : an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II, Adam Makos; Larry Alexander, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=45F5E762-C51D-4904-9032-F2BA95317169
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o853110389
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (400 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101618950
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o853110389
  • (OCoLC)853110389

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