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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
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
JED
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
Series statement
The Lakeside classics
Series volume
no. 95
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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