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Author Ross, John F., 1958-

Title Enduring courage : ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the age of speed / John F. Ross.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, c2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka Non-Fiction  940.44 Ros    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description xxiii, 375 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-360) and index.
Contents Map of the Western Front -- Map of Chateau-Thierry -- Map of Saint-Mihiel -- Map of the Mease-Argonne -- Introduction: When a man faces death -- Book I: Racing -- Love at first sight -- A most dangerous job -- Death on the track -- Aeroplane vs. automobile -- New order of terrors -- Book II: Flying -- Storm clouds overhead -- Flying lessons -- A steep learning curve -- Aircraft morph into deadly weapons -- Book III: Fighting -- First blood -- When giants fall -- Race to ace -- The Germans strike back -- A secret counteroffensive -- Squadron command -- Book IV: Immortality -- Plane crash -- Triumph of will.
Subject Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973.
Air pilots -- United States -- Biography.
Fighter pilots -- United States -- Biography.
Automobile racing drivers -- United States -- Biography.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
Added Title Ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the age of speed.
ISBN 9781250033772

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