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

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

Label
Enduring courage : ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the age of speed
Title
Enduring courage
Title remainder
ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the age of speed
Statement of responsibility
John F. Ross
Title variation
Ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the age of speed
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The sensational true story of Eddie Rickenbacker, America's greatest flying ace, who above all the rest showed a nation the way forward in its quest for speed, endurance and courage
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ross, John F.
Dewey number
  • 940.4/4973092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rickenbacker, Eddie
  • Air pilots
  • Fighter pilots
  • Automobile racing drivers
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Enduring courage : ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the age of speed, John F. Ross
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Map of the Western Front -- Map of the Chateau-Thierry sector -- Map of the Saint-Mihiel salient -- Map of the Meuse-Argonne sector -- 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiii, 375 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250033772
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014008039
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)857982343
  • 689134
  • (OCoLC)ocn857982343
  • 689134
Label
Enduring courage : ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the age of speed, John F. Ross
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Map of the Western Front -- Map of the Chateau-Thierry sector -- Map of the Saint-Mihiel salient -- Map of the Meuse-Argonne sector -- 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiii, 375 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250033772
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014008039
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)857982343
  • 689134
  • (OCoLC)ocn857982343
  • 689134

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