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The Resource Fighting the flying circus, by Edward V. Rickenbacker ; with a foreword by Laurence La Tourette Driggs ; edited by W. David Lewis

Fighting the flying circus, by Edward V. Rickenbacker ; with a foreword by Laurence La Tourette Driggs ; edited by W. David Lewis

Label
Fighting the flying circus
Title
Fighting the flying circus
Statement of responsibility
by Edward V. Rickenbacker ; with a foreword by Laurence La Tourette Driggs ; edited by W. David Lewis
Creator
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Contributor
Author
M33xurxjCtM
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
JED
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1890-1973
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rickenbacker, Eddie
Dewey number
940.4/4973/092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
D790
LC item number
.R497 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lewis, W. David
Series statement
The Lakeside classics
Series volume
no. 95
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rickenbacker, Eddie
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Fighter pilots
  • United States
  • Rickenbacker, Eddie
  • United States
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • Fighter pilots
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • United States
Label
Fighting the flying circus, by Edward V. Rickenbacker ; with a foreword by Laurence La Tourette Driggs ; edited by W. David Lewis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This edition represents a version ... that is as faithful as possible to the diary and the original text prepared by Rickenbacker in 1918"--Page ix
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-420) 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
Historical introduction -- Glossary of aviation expressions -- Foreword -- Introducing "Archy" -- The aerodrome -- Our first stories -- Downing my first enemy -- Jimmy Meissner strips his wings -- Jimmy Hall's last fight -- New responsibilities -- A victory and a narrow escape -- Down in flames -- Lufbery is killed -- Squadron activities -- Jimmy Meissner again -- America's first ace -- Rumpler no. 16 -- Campbell's last fight -- Becoming an ace -- A perplexing bank of fog -- Strafing the Drachen -- The Château-Thierry salient -- The death of Quentin Roosevelt -- The flying circus scores heavily -- Our Spads arrive -- Back close to Verdun -- The St. Mihiel Drive -- American ace of aces -- Captain of the Hat-in-the-Ring Squadron -- An eventful "D" day -- Frank Luke strafes his last balloon -- A night mission -- A day's work -- six victories -- "Seeing the war" -- A regular dogfight -- An aeroplane movie show -- An overzealous ally -- The end draws near -- Last victory of the Great War -- Epilogue
Control code
ocm38115459
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
New, rev. ed..
Extent
lxxii, 435 pages
Lccn
98118926
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)38115459
Label
Fighting the flying circus, by Edward V. Rickenbacker ; with a foreword by Laurence La Tourette Driggs ; edited by W. David Lewis
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This edition represents a version ... that is as faithful as possible to the diary and the original text prepared by Rickenbacker in 1918"--Page ix
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-420) 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
Historical introduction -- Glossary of aviation expressions -- Foreword -- Introducing "Archy" -- The aerodrome -- Our first stories -- Downing my first enemy -- Jimmy Meissner strips his wings -- Jimmy Hall's last fight -- New responsibilities -- A victory and a narrow escape -- Down in flames -- Lufbery is killed -- Squadron activities -- Jimmy Meissner again -- America's first ace -- Rumpler no. 16 -- Campbell's last fight -- Becoming an ace -- A perplexing bank of fog -- Strafing the Drachen -- The Château-Thierry salient -- The death of Quentin Roosevelt -- The flying circus scores heavily -- Our Spads arrive -- Back close to Verdun -- The St. Mihiel Drive -- American ace of aces -- Captain of the Hat-in-the-Ring Squadron -- An eventful "D" day -- Frank Luke strafes his last balloon -- A night mission -- A day's work -- six victories -- "Seeing the war" -- A regular dogfight -- An aeroplane movie show -- An overzealous ally -- The end draws near -- Last victory of the Great War -- Epilogue
Control code
ocm38115459
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
New, rev. ed..
Extent
lxxii, 435 pages
Lccn
98118926
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)38115459

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