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Author Kleiss, N. Jack, author.

Title Never call me a hero : a legendary American dive-bomber pilot remembers the Battle of Midway / N. Jack "Dusty" Kleiss, with Timothy and Laura Orr.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    940.5426 KLE    Available
 PAS Allendale Branch Non-Fiction    940.5426 KLE    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor  New Shelf  940.5426 KLE    Lost and Paid
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    940.5426 KLE    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description xvii, 312 pages, 16 unnumbered pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Foreword / by Jill Kleiss -- Introduction / by Norman Jack Kleiss -- Kansas childhood, 1916-1932 -- The lure of flight, 1932-1934 -- Midshipman, 1934-1938 -- Finding love, 1938-1939 -- The Navy's surface fleet, 1939-1940 -- Flight training, 1940-1941 -- Scouting Squadron Six, part 1, May-June 1941 -- Scouting Squadron Six, part 2, June-November 1941 -- The Pacific War begins, November 1941-January 1942 -- The battle of the Marshall Islands, February 1942 -- Wake and Marcus Islands, February-March 1942 -- The central Pacific, March-June 1942 -- The Battle of Midway, part 1, the morning attack, June 4, 1942 -- The Battle of Midway, part 2, the afternoon attack, June 4, 1942 -- The Battle of Midway, part 3, June 5 and 6, 1942 -- Return to the States, June-October 1942 -- Flight instructor, 1942-1945 -- My life after the Second World War, 1946-1976 -- Remembering Midway, 1976-2016 -- Afterword / by Timothy J. Orr -- Appendix: Roster, Scouting Squadron Six, May 1941 to June 1942.
Subject Midway, Battle of, 1942 -- Personal narratives, American.
Kleiss, N. Jack.
Dive bomber pilots -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Navy. Scouting Squadron Six -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
Enterprise (Aircraft carrier : CV-6).
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Added Author Orr, Timothy J, author.
Orr, Laura Lawfer, author.
ISBN 9780062692054 (hardback)
0062692054 (hardback)

 
    
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