The Resource Mosquito down! : the extraordinary memoir of a Second World War bomber command pilot on the run in Germany and Holland, Frank Dell and Brett Piper, (electronic resource)

Mosquito down! : the extraordinary memoir of a Second World War bomber command pilot on the run in Germany and Holland, Frank Dell and Brett Piper, (electronic resource)

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Mosquito down! : the extraordinary memoir of a Second World War bomber command pilot on the run in Germany and Holland
Title
Mosquito down!
Title remainder
the extraordinary memoir of a Second World War bomber command pilot on the run in Germany and Holland
Statement of responsibility
Frank Dell and Brett Piper
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Language
eng
Summary
Frank Dell's experience as a Second World War pilot with the Royal Air Force's Light Night Striking Force takes an even more dramatic turn when his Mosquito is shot down over Germany on the night of 14/15 October 1944. In Mosquito Down Frank recounts his escape from the disintegrating aircraft, his descent by parachute, and how, battered and bruised, he finds himself in a field adjacent to a German V2 rocket launch pad. Determined to avoid capture Frank crosses Nazi Germany and finds refuge in Holland with a Dutch Resistance group. A schoolboy when the conflict broke out, Frank Dell's extraordinary war takes him from a Home Guard unit defending the English coast against enemy invasion in 1940, to a tragic incident leading to the execution of Dutch civilians only weeks before the end of the hostilities. Frank's observant eye gives insight into what it is like to train and fly operationally with RAF Bomber Command, followed by the even greater challenges he confronts as he narrowly escapes capture while on the run from the Germans. Through compelling narrative Frank Dell shares his unique story with honesty and candor, finding humor and camaraderie. He emerges from his traumatic experiences with heightened respect for the courageous Dutch families who risked death to shelter him and other Allied airmen
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1923-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dell, Frank
Dewey number
940.5486949
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Escapes
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Underground movements, War
  • Electronic books
  • Netherlands
Target audience
adult
Label
Mosquito down! : the extraordinary memoir of a Second World War bomber command pilot on the run in Germany and Holland, Frank Dell and Brett Piper, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780993212963
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13337656
Publisher number
MWT13337656
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Mosquito down! : the extraordinary memoir of a Second World War bomber command pilot on the run in Germany and Holland, Frank Dell and Brett Piper, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780993212963
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13337656
Publisher number
MWT13337656
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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