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The Resource Seized by the sun : the life and disappearance of World War II pilot Gertrude Tompkins, James W. Ure

Seized by the sun : the life and disappearance of World War II pilot Gertrude Tompkins, James W. Ure

Label
Seized by the sun : the life and disappearance of World War II pilot Gertrude Tompkins
Title
Seized by the sun
Title remainder
the life and disappearance of World War II pilot Gertrude Tompkins
Statement of responsibility
James W. Ure
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the life of the American air pilot who overcame a stuttering handicap to become a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II and who disappeared in a flight from Los Angeles in 1944
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ure, James W.
Dewey number
940.544973092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
789Y
Intended audience source
Childrens Plus, Inc
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Women of action
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Silver, Gertrude Tompkins
  • Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Women air pilots
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Seized by the sun : the life and disappearance of World War II pilot Gertrude Tompkins, James W. Ure
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223124468886
  • 31223124468902
  • 31223124468894
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-185) 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
It's awful having a stutter -- Childhood ups and downs -- Confidence grows -- Traveling abroad -- Finding her footing -- Taking flight -- The WASPs are born -- Welcome to the WASPs -- Basic and advanced training -- Pecos -- On silver wings -- Flying for her country -- Dilemma -- Seized by the sun -- Searching
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 194 p.
Isbn
9781613735879
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Seized by the sun : the life and disappearance of World War II pilot Gertrude Tompkins, James W. Ure
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223124468886
  • 31223124468902
  • 31223124468894
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-185) 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
It's awful having a stutter -- Childhood ups and downs -- Confidence grows -- Traveling abroad -- Finding her footing -- Taking flight -- The WASPs are born -- Welcome to the WASPs -- Basic and advanced training -- Pecos -- On silver wings -- Flying for her country -- Dilemma -- Seized by the sun -- Searching
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 194 p.
Isbn
9781613735879
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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