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


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781250033772 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1250033772 : HRD
  • Description: 320
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: St Martins Pr 2014.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [2014]

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Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult New Books New 920/RICKENBACKER (Text to phone) Checked out 01/20/2015
Beverly Main NEW TL 540 .R54 R67 2014 (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers New Books TL 540 R54 R67 2014 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult New Nonfiction NEW TL 540 .R54 R67 2014 (Text to phone) Available -
Swampscott Lower Level 940.4497 R (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Contents Note: 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.

Additional Titles

Alternate Title: Ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the age of speed

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