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The Resource First to fly : the story of the Lafayette Escadrille, the American heroes who flew for France in World War I, Charles Bracelen Flood

First to fly : the story of the Lafayette Escadrille, the American heroes who flew for France in World War I, Charles Bracelen Flood

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First to fly : the story of the Lafayette Escadrille, the American heroes who flew for France in World War I
Title
First to fly
Title remainder
the story of the Lafayette Escadrille, the American heroes who flew for France in World War I
Statement of responsibility
Charles Bracelen Flood
Title variation
Story of the Lafayette Escadrille, the American heroes who flew for France in World War I
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story of the daredevil Americans of the Lafayette Escadrille, who flew in French planes, wore French uniforms, and showed the world an American brand of heroism before the United States entered the Great War
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
KEU
Dewey number
940.4/4944
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
D603
LC item number
.F576 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
First to fly : the story of the Lafayette Escadrille, the American heroes who flew for France in World War I, Charles Bracelen Flood
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-264)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Two deaths trigger thirty-seven million more -- By God I know mighty well what I would do! -- How the new thing grew -- Aspects of the great new dimension -- What manner men? -- Contrasts -- The odds are never good : Clyde Balsley -- The oddsmaker is impersonal : Victor Chapman -- Women at war : Alice Weeks -- More American eagles take to the sky -- There was this man named Bert Hall -- New commanders for a new form of combat -- Shadows of war in the "City of Light" -- Things are different up there, and then on the ground -- Bert Hall takes life by the horns -- Aces -- A bloody report card -- Bert Hall as thinker, bartender, and raconteur -- Bad things happen to good new men -- Convenient emergencies -- Unique volunteers -- The war changes men and women, some for better, and some for worse -- Colorful men arrive on the Eastern Front -- A letter from home, to a young man with a secret -- The United States enters the war -- A lion in the air passes the torch, and the Escadrille bids its own lions farewell -- Yvonne! -- Good-bye, Luf. And thank you -- Different American wings in French skies -- The end of a long four years -- L'envoi = Farewell
Control code
ocn908470493
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 266 pages
Isbn
9780802123657
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)908470493
  • (Sirsi) a1840562
Label
First to fly : the story of the Lafayette Escadrille, the American heroes who flew for France in World War I, Charles Bracelen Flood
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-264)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Two deaths trigger thirty-seven million more -- By God I know mighty well what I would do! -- How the new thing grew -- Aspects of the great new dimension -- What manner men? -- Contrasts -- The odds are never good : Clyde Balsley -- The oddsmaker is impersonal : Victor Chapman -- Women at war : Alice Weeks -- More American eagles take to the sky -- There was this man named Bert Hall -- New commanders for a new form of combat -- Shadows of war in the "City of Light" -- Things are different up there, and then on the ground -- Bert Hall takes life by the horns -- Aces -- A bloody report card -- Bert Hall as thinker, bartender, and raconteur -- Bad things happen to good new men -- Convenient emergencies -- Unique volunteers -- The war changes men and women, some for better, and some for worse -- Colorful men arrive on the Eastern Front -- A letter from home, to a young man with a secret -- The United States enters the war -- A lion in the air passes the torch, and the Escadrille bids its own lions farewell -- Yvonne! -- Good-bye, Luf. And thank you -- Different American wings in French skies -- The end of a long four years -- L'envoi = Farewell
Control code
ocn908470493
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 266 pages
Isbn
9780802123657
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)908470493
  • (Sirsi) a1840562

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