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Such Men as These : The Story of the Navy Pilots Who Flew the Deadly Skies Over Korea
by David Sears


Overview - In 1951, James Michener went to Korea to report on a little-known aspect of America's stalemated war: Navy aviators. His research-inspired, bestselling novel became perhaps the most widely read book ever written about aerial combat. Using Michener's notes, author David Sears tracked down the actual pilots to tell their riveting true stories.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In 1951, James Michener went to Korea to report on a little-known aspect of America's stalemated war: Navy aviators. His research-inspired, bestselling novel became perhaps the most widely read book ever written about aerial combat. Using Michener's notes, author David Sears tracked down the actual pilots to tell their riveting true stories. The result, Such Men As These, brims with action-packed accounts of combat, from the icy, windswept decks of aircraft carriers to the treacherous skies over Korea, while providing unforgettable portraits of the pilots whose skill and sacrifice made epic history.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780306820106
  • ISBN-10: 0306820102
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publish Date: October 2011
  • Page Count: 395
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds


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Books > History > Military - Korean War
Books > History > Military - Aviation
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