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The Resource The final mission of Bottoms Up : a World War II pilot's story, Dennis R. Okerstrom

The final mission of Bottoms Up : a World War II pilot's story, Dennis R. Okerstrom

Label
The final mission of Bottoms Up : a World War II pilot's story
Title
The final mission of Bottoms Up
Title remainder
a World War II pilot's story
Statement of responsibility
Dennis R. Okerstrom
Title variation
World War II pilot's story
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On November 18, 1944, the end of the war in Europe finally in sight, American co-pilot Lieutenant Lee Lamar struggled alongside pilot Randall Darden to keep Bottoms Up, their B-24J Liberator, in the air. Over Pula in what is now Croatia, they were once more hit by German fire. Lamar all but surrendered to death before fortuitously bailing out and being captured. in 2006 Lamar received an email from Croatian archaeologist Luka Bekic who had discovered the wreckage of Bottoms Up
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Okerstrom, Dennis
Dewey number
940.5449
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
D790
LC item number
.O43 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The American military experience series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lamar, Lee
  • Bottoms Up (Bomber)
  • United States
  • Stalag Luft I
  • B-24 (Bomber)
  • Bomber pilots
  • Air pilots, Military
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
The final mission of Bottoms Up : a World War II pilot's story, Dennis R. Okerstrom
Link
http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=024549214&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223098588057
  • 31223098588040
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-247) 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
Over Udine, Italy -- Krvavici, Croatia -- The 1930s -- 1941-42 -- The crew -- Overseas at last -- Spinazzola, Italy -- First combat -- Finally ... mission countdown -- It's not all combat ... -- Mission after mission after ... -- 18 November 1944 -- What hath God wrought -- "Vor you, der var iss ofer" -- Interrogation and isolation -- 8 December 1944-1 May 1945 -- 30 April-20 June 1945 -- Home at last -- Olathe, Kansas -- The crew -- Short focused -- The real work -- Pula Croatia
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 254 p.
Isbn
9780826219480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., ports., map
System control number
  • 711050971
  • (OCoLC)711050971
Label
The final mission of Bottoms Up : a World War II pilot's story, Dennis R. Okerstrom
Link
http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=024549214&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223098588057
  • 31223098588040
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-247) 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
Over Udine, Italy -- Krvavici, Croatia -- The 1930s -- 1941-42 -- The crew -- Overseas at last -- Spinazzola, Italy -- First combat -- Finally ... mission countdown -- It's not all combat ... -- Mission after mission after ... -- 18 November 1944 -- What hath God wrought -- "Vor you, der var iss ofer" -- Interrogation and isolation -- 8 December 1944-1 May 1945 -- 30 April-20 June 1945 -- Home at last -- Olathe, Kansas -- The crew -- Short focused -- The real work -- Pula Croatia
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 254 p.
Isbn
9780826219480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., ports., map
System control number
  • 711050971
  • (OCoLC)711050971

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