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The Resource I always wanted to fly : America's Cold War airmen, Wolfgang W.E. Samuel ; with a foreword by Ken Hechler

I always wanted to fly : America's Cold War airmen, Wolfgang W.E. Samuel ; with a foreword by Ken Hechler

Label
I always wanted to fly : America's Cold War airmen
Title
I always wanted to fly
Title remainder
America's Cold War airmen
Statement of responsibility
Wolfgang W.E. Samuel ; with a foreword by Ken Hechler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Until now, no book has covered all of Cold War air combat in the words of the men who waged it. In I Always Wanted to Fly, retired United States Air Force Colonel Wolfgang W.E. Samuel has gathered first-person memories from heroes of the cockpits and airstrips. Battling in dogfights when jets were novelties, saving lives in grueling airlifts, or flying dangerous reconnaissance missions deep into Soviet and Chinese airspace, these flyers waged America's longest and most secretively conducted air war. Many of the pilots Samuel interviewed invoke the same sentiment when asked why they risked th
Member of
Cataloging source
CCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Samuel, Wolfgang W. E
Dewey number
  • 358.4/0092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
UG626
LC item number
.S26 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Cold War
  • United States
  • Cold War (1945-1989)
  • HISTORY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Armed Forces
  • United States
Label
I always wanted to fly : America's Cold War airmen, Wolfgang W.E. Samuel ; with a foreword by Ken Hechler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Contents
Foreword; Preface and Acknowledgments; Part 1: The Berlin Airlift, 1948; Part 2: Korea, 1950; Part 3: Strategic Reconnaissance; Part 4: Vietnam, 1965; The Magic of Flying: Concluding Thoughts; Glossary; Bibliography; Interviews, Letters, and Tapes; Index
Control code
567957109
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 363 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282485198
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2khx68
  • 14784cb7-f552-45f7-896d-bf689fdd99d8
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)567957109
Label
I always wanted to fly : America's Cold War airmen, Wolfgang W.E. Samuel ; with a foreword by Ken Hechler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Contents
Foreword; Preface and Acknowledgments; Part 1: The Berlin Airlift, 1948; Part 2: Korea, 1950; Part 3: Strategic Reconnaissance; Part 4: Vietnam, 1965; The Magic of Flying: Concluding Thoughts; Glossary; Bibliography; Interviews, Letters, and Tapes; Index
Control code
567957109
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 363 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282485198
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2khx68
  • 14784cb7-f552-45f7-896d-bf689fdd99d8
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)567957109

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