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The Resource The men who killed the Luftwaffe : the U.S. Army Air Forces against Germany in World War II, Jay A. Stout

The men who killed the Luftwaffe : the U.S. Army Air Forces against Germany in World War II, Jay A. Stout

Label
The men who killed the Luftwaffe : the U.S. Army Air Forces against Germany in World War II
Title
The men who killed the Luftwaffe
Title remainder
the U.S. Army Air Forces against Germany in World War II
Statement of responsibility
Jay A. Stout
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stout, Jay A.
Dewey number
940.54/4973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D790.2
LC item number
.S76 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Germany
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
The men who killed the Luftwaffe : the U.S. Army Air Forces against Germany in World War II, Jay A. Stout
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 402-415) and index
Contents
Building an air force -- The Nazis and Eaker -- Spaatz and Eaker go to England -- First mission and the move to North Africa -- Casablanca and fighters in North Africa -- Romance, submarines, and Sicily -- Tidalwave -- The gunners -- Black Thursday and long-range fighters -- Doolittle, phased escort, and freedom for the fighters -- Big week, interns, and flak -- valot training -- Ground attack and bomber bailouts -- The oil plan -- D-Day -- Fighter-on-fighter combat -- The men who made it possible -- Frantic -- Mishaps, miscues, and near things -- Jets, rockets, and Tante Ju -- More fighters and g's -- The big blow that wasn't -- The general falls -- Bodenplatte -- Deadly to the end
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 420 p.
Isbn
9780811706599
Lccn
2010021067
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1391768
  • (DLC) 2010021067
  • 1391768
Label
The men who killed the Luftwaffe : the U.S. Army Air Forces against Germany in World War II, Jay A. Stout
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 402-415) and index
Contents
Building an air force -- The Nazis and Eaker -- Spaatz and Eaker go to England -- First mission and the move to North Africa -- Casablanca and fighters in North Africa -- Romance, submarines, and Sicily -- Tidalwave -- The gunners -- Black Thursday and long-range fighters -- Doolittle, phased escort, and freedom for the fighters -- Big week, interns, and flak -- valot training -- Ground attack and bomber bailouts -- The oil plan -- D-Day -- Fighter-on-fighter combat -- The men who made it possible -- Frantic -- Mishaps, miscues, and near things -- Jets, rockets, and Tante Ju -- More fighters and g's -- The big blow that wasn't -- The general falls -- Bodenplatte -- Deadly to the end
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 420 p.
Isbn
9780811706599
Lccn
2010021067
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1391768
  • (DLC) 2010021067
  • 1391768

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