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The Resource Such men as these : the story of the Navy pilots who flew the deadly skies over Korea, David Sears

Such men as these : the story of the Navy pilots who flew the deadly skies over Korea, David Sears

Label
Such men as these : the story of the Navy pilots who flew the deadly skies over Korea
Title
Such men as these
Title remainder
the story of the Navy pilots who flew the deadly skies over Korea
Statement of responsibility
David Sears
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the escape of ten American prisoners of war from a World War II Japanese prison camp in the Philippines, describing the inhumane conditions they endured and the political struggle that influenced their return home
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sears, David
Dewey number
951.904/245
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS920.2.U6
LC item number
S43 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Aircraft carriers
  • Aircraft carriers
Label
Such men as these : the story of the Navy pilots who flew the deadly skies over Korea, David Sears
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223098598106
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Foreword / by James Holloway -- Prologue: Mariners -- pt. 1. We interrupt this Cold War -- The Holloway -- Disturbing the peace -- The Pittsburgh Corsairs, the Long Island Panthers -- Onionskin angel -- Other Everests -- Iroquois flight -- pt. 2. This awful war you'll terminate -- The Ridgway -- Roads, rails, bridges, tunnels, dams -- Oh! Welcome to Korean Hills -- From a cold sea -- Unhappy valleys -- pt. 3. The bridges at Samdong-Ni -- Epics in failure -- Jersey Bounce -- Implacable enemies and unforgiving elements -- Countering at the right moments -- Something like peace -- Three epilogues -- Notes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Appendix 1: Ready rooms -- Appendix 2: Roll call -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 395 p., [20] p. of plates
Isbn
9780306820106
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010000588
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 435418541
  • (OCoLC)435418541
Label
Such men as these : the story of the Navy pilots who flew the deadly skies over Korea, David Sears
Publication
Bar code
31223098598106
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Foreword / by James Holloway -- Prologue: Mariners -- pt. 1. We interrupt this Cold War -- The Holloway -- Disturbing the peace -- The Pittsburgh Corsairs, the Long Island Panthers -- Onionskin angel -- Other Everests -- Iroquois flight -- pt. 2. This awful war you'll terminate -- The Ridgway -- Roads, rails, bridges, tunnels, dams -- Oh! Welcome to Korean Hills -- From a cold sea -- Unhappy valleys -- pt. 3. The bridges at Samdong-Ni -- Epics in failure -- Jersey Bounce -- Implacable enemies and unforgiving elements -- Countering at the right moments -- Something like peace -- Three epilogues -- Notes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Appendix 1: Ready rooms -- Appendix 2: Roll call -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 395 p., [20] p. of plates
Isbn
9780306820106
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010000588
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 435418541
  • (OCoLC)435418541

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