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The Resource Fateful rendezvous : the life of Butch O'Hare, Steve Ewing and John B. Lundstrom

Fateful rendezvous : the life of Butch O'Hare, Steve Ewing and John B. Lundstrom

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Fateful rendezvous : the life of Butch O'Hare
Title
Fateful rendezvous
Title remainder
the life of Butch O'Hare
Statement of responsibility
Steve Ewing and John B. Lundstrom
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Perhaps the most famous aviator of World War II, Butch O'Hare captured America's hearts and headlines in 1942 after saving the carrier Lexington in what has been called the most daring single action in the history of combat aviation - the downing of five attacking Japanese bombers. Yet the untimely and still controversial death of this Medal of Honor recipient the next year cast a shadow over O'Hare's legacy. This first full biography, written with the O'Hare family's
  • cooperation and utilizing recently released Japanese war records, chronicles the short but eventful life of the American hero and sheds new light on his mysterious death. Seasoned naval aviation historians, the authors describe in fascinating detail O'Hare's awe-inspiring feats of aerial combat and his key role in developing tactics such as the Thach Weave and the night-fighting techniques that helped defeat the Japanese
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ewing, Steve
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Lundstrom, John B
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  • O'Hare, Edward Henry
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Fighter pilots
Label
Fateful rendezvous : the life of Butch O'Hare, Steve Ewing and John B. Lundstrom
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-344) 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
Control code
ocm35990300
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 358 pages
Isbn
9781557502476
Lccn
96049823
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35990300
  • (Sirsi) a583325
Label
Fateful rendezvous : the life of Butch O'Hare, Steve Ewing and John B. Lundstrom
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-344) 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
Control code
ocm35990300
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 358 pages
Isbn
9781557502476
Lccn
96049823
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35990300
  • (Sirsi) a583325

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