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The Resource Aces high : the heroic saga of the two top-scoring American aces of World War II, Bill Yenne

Aces high : the heroic saga of the two top-scoring American aces of World War II, Bill Yenne

Label
Aces high : the heroic saga of the two top-scoring American aces of World War II
Title
Aces high
Title remainder
the heroic saga of the two top-scoring American aces of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Bill Yenne
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yenne, Bill
Dewey number
940.54/49730922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D790
LC item number
.Y47 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bong, Richard I
  • McGuire, Thomas B
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Fighter pilots
  • United States
  • Medal of Honor
Target audience
adult
Label
Aces high : the heroic saga of the two top-scoring American aces of World War II, Bill Yenne
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [323]-324) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 2
  • July 1944: The Lone Eagle on His Wing
  • 207
  • 31
  • August 1944: Just Doing His Job
  • 214
  • 32
  • September 1944: Very Little and Very Safe
  • 220
  • 33
  • October 1944: Shooting Gallery Skies
  • Changes and Challenges
  • 224
  • 34
  • November 1944: The Race for Glory
  • 238
  • 35
  • December 1944: Medals of Honor
  • 249
  • 36
  • January 1945: Never to Be Forgotten
  • 269
  • 20
  • 37
  • February 1945: The Roses Were Victory Red
  • 277
  • 38
  • Spring 1945: The Lure of Jet Planes
  • 281
  • 39
  • Summer 1945: Home Sweet Home
  • 287
  • 40
  • 3
  • August 1945: By His Example to Inspire
  • 292
  • Part 3
  • Remembrance
  • 301
  • 41
  • Aces High
  • 303
  • 42
  • Those Who Remember Them
  • A World Goes to War
  • 310
  • Epilogue: Heroes
  • 319
  • Widely Used Acronyms
  • 325
  • Appendix 1
  • Cumulative Scores
  • 327
  • Appendix 2
  • Official Texts of Medal of Honor Citations
  • 27
  • 329
  • 4
  • Americans Prepare
  • 33
  • 5
  • Prologue: Knights of the Air
  • Young Men and War
  • 44
  • 6
  • Daring Young Lieutenants and Their Flying Machines
  • 52
  • 7
  • Their Warhorse, Their Fork-Tailed Devil
  • 60
  • 8
  • Ups and Downs
  • 1
  • 67
  • Part 2
  • Warriors
  • 77
  • 9
  • Into the Band of Brothers
  • 79
  • Notes on Allied Organization in the Pacific Theater
  • 84
  • 10
  • Part 1
  • Into the Cauldron
  • 88
  • 11
  • January 1943: The End of the Beginning
  • 95
  • 12
  • February 1943: The Calm Before the Storm
  • 102
  • 13
  • March 1943: A Rising Star
  • Boys
  • 105
  • 14
  • April 1943: Deaths in the Families
  • 111
  • 15
  • May 1943: Passing in the Night
  • 117
  • 16
  • June 1943: Into the Interior
  • 121
  • 9
  • 17
  • July 1943: Four in One Day
  • 124
  • 18
  • August 1943: Black Days
  • 129
  • 19
  • September 1943: Air Supremacy
  • 138
  • 20
  • 1
  • October 1943: Down in Flames
  • 144
  • 21
  • November 1943: The Pied Piper of Poplar
  • 152
  • 22
  • December 1943: Vals for Christmas
  • 159
  • 23
  • January 1944: The Next Great Ace?
  • Roaring Twenties and the Lone Eagle
  • 163
  • 24
  • February 1944: The Flying Circus
  • 170
  • 25
  • March 1944: And Then There Were Two
  • 176
  • 26
  • April 1944: Cases for the Ace of Aces
  • 183
  • 11
  • 27
  • May 1944: Modesty Equal to Merit
  • 193
  • 28
  • June 1944: "And the Angels Sing"
  • 199
  • 29
  • June 1944: A Stranger Comes to Hollandia
  • 202
  • 30
Control code
ocn233549168
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 348 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780425219546
Lccn
2008047587
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
940.5449730922 Y39 ; L ; XX-N ; C0903BT5(GV).
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 233549168
  • (Sirsi) 233549168
  • (OCoLC)233549168
Label
Aces high : the heroic saga of the two top-scoring American aces of World War II, Bill Yenne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [323]-324) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 2
  • July 1944: The Lone Eagle on His Wing
  • 207
  • 31
  • August 1944: Just Doing His Job
  • 214
  • 32
  • September 1944: Very Little and Very Safe
  • 220
  • 33
  • October 1944: Shooting Gallery Skies
  • Changes and Challenges
  • 224
  • 34
  • November 1944: The Race for Glory
  • 238
  • 35
  • December 1944: Medals of Honor
  • 249
  • 36
  • January 1945: Never to Be Forgotten
  • 269
  • 20
  • 37
  • February 1945: The Roses Were Victory Red
  • 277
  • 38
  • Spring 1945: The Lure of Jet Planes
  • 281
  • 39
  • Summer 1945: Home Sweet Home
  • 287
  • 40
  • 3
  • August 1945: By His Example to Inspire
  • 292
  • Part 3
  • Remembrance
  • 301
  • 41
  • Aces High
  • 303
  • 42
  • Those Who Remember Them
  • A World Goes to War
  • 310
  • Epilogue: Heroes
  • 319
  • Widely Used Acronyms
  • 325
  • Appendix 1
  • Cumulative Scores
  • 327
  • Appendix 2
  • Official Texts of Medal of Honor Citations
  • 27
  • 329
  • 4
  • Americans Prepare
  • 33
  • 5
  • Prologue: Knights of the Air
  • Young Men and War
  • 44
  • 6
  • Daring Young Lieutenants and Their Flying Machines
  • 52
  • 7
  • Their Warhorse, Their Fork-Tailed Devil
  • 60
  • 8
  • Ups and Downs
  • 1
  • 67
  • Part 2
  • Warriors
  • 77
  • 9
  • Into the Band of Brothers
  • 79
  • Notes on Allied Organization in the Pacific Theater
  • 84
  • 10
  • Part 1
  • Into the Cauldron
  • 88
  • 11
  • January 1943: The End of the Beginning
  • 95
  • 12
  • February 1943: The Calm Before the Storm
  • 102
  • 13
  • March 1943: A Rising Star
  • Boys
  • 105
  • 14
  • April 1943: Deaths in the Families
  • 111
  • 15
  • May 1943: Passing in the Night
  • 117
  • 16
  • June 1943: Into the Interior
  • 121
  • 9
  • 17
  • July 1943: Four in One Day
  • 124
  • 18
  • August 1943: Black Days
  • 129
  • 19
  • September 1943: Air Supremacy
  • 138
  • 20
  • 1
  • October 1943: Down in Flames
  • 144
  • 21
  • November 1943: The Pied Piper of Poplar
  • 152
  • 22
  • December 1943: Vals for Christmas
  • 159
  • 23
  • January 1944: The Next Great Ace?
  • Roaring Twenties and the Lone Eagle
  • 163
  • 24
  • February 1944: The Flying Circus
  • 170
  • 25
  • March 1944: And Then There Were Two
  • 176
  • 26
  • April 1944: Cases for the Ace of Aces
  • 183
  • 11
  • 27
  • May 1944: Modesty Equal to Merit
  • 193
  • 28
  • June 1944: "And the Angels Sing"
  • 199
  • 29
  • June 1944: A Stranger Comes to Hollandia
  • 202
  • 30
Control code
ocn233549168
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 348 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780425219546
Lccn
2008047587
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
940.5449730922 Y39 ; L ; XX-N ; C0903BT5(GV).
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 233549168
  • (Sirsi) 233549168
  • (OCoLC)233549168

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