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Author Drury, Bob, author.

Title Lucky 666 : the impossible mission / Bob Drury and Tom Clavin.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Zeamer,J DRU    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Description viii, 354 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Maps on end pages.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-341) and index.
Contents Wanderlust -- The Wild Blue Yonder -- Jay & Joe -- "The Sacred Duty of the Leading Race" -- The Fortress -- The Winds of War -- The Japanese Citadel -- Into the Fight -- Breaking the Code -- The Renegade Pilot -- The Bulldog -- A Microscopic Metropolis -- Ken's Men -- A Place Where Trouble Started -- "Clear as a Bell" -- The Missing General -- Pushing North -- A Fine Reunion -- "A Motley Collection of Outcasts" -- Blood on the Bismarck Sea -- The Flight of the Geishas -- Old 666 -- The Outlaws -- No Position Is Safe -- New Additions -- "Hell, No!" -- Buka -- "Give 'Em Hell!" -- The Desperate Dive -- Get It Home -- "He's All Right" -- Dobodura.
Summary "Untold story of a daredevil bomber pilot and his misfit crew who fly their lone B-17 into the teeth of the Japanese Empire in 1943, engage in the longest dogfight in history, and change the momentum of the War in the Pacific--but not without making the ultimate sacrifice,"--Baker & Taylor.
Subject Zeamer, Jay, Jr., 1918-2007.
United States. Army Air Forces. Bombardment Group, 22nd -- Biography.
Bomber pilots -- United States -- Biography.
B-17 bomber.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Author Clavin, Thomas, author.
Added Title Lucky six hundred sixty-six
ISBN 9781476774855 (hardcover)
1476774854 (hardcover)
9781476774862 (trade pbk.)
1476774862 (trade pbk.)

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