9780316107280

Flyboys : A True Story of Courage

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  • ISBN13:

    9780316107280

  • ISBN10:

    031610728X

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/1/2006
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

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Summary

James Bradley's acclaimed bestseller brilliantly illuminates a hidden piece of World War II history as it tells the harrowing true story of nine American airmen shot down in the Pacific. One of them, George H. W. Bush, was miraculously rescued. The fate of the others -- a closely guarded sixty-year-old secret -- is revealed for the first time in Flyboys. Book jacket.

Author Biography

James Bradley, author of the #1 bestseller Flags of Our Fathers, is the son of one of the men who raised the American flag on Iwo Jima

Table of Contents

Declassifiedp. 3
Civilize-ationp. 9
Spirit Warp. 29
The Third Dimensionp. 41
The Rape of Chinap. 52
The ABCD Encirclementp. 63
Flyboysp. 79
Doing the Impossiblep. 98
Airpowerp. 118
Yellow Devils, White Devilsp. 133
To the Pacificp. 151
Carrier Warp. 168
No Mans Landp. 181
No Surrenderp. 202
Kichikup. 218
Fire Warp. 248
Enduring the Unendurablep. 278
Casualties of Warp. 306
Afterword to the Paperback Editionp. 337
Acknowledgmentsp. 343
Notesp. 345
Bibliographyp. 377
Indexp. 385
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