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The Resource Devotion : an epic story of heroism, brotherhood, and sacrifice, Adam Makos

Devotion : an epic story of heroism, brotherhood, and sacrifice, Adam Makos

Label
Devotion : an epic story of heroism, brotherhood, and sacrifice
Title
Devotion
Title remainder
an epic story of heroism, brotherhood, and sacrifice
Statement of responsibility
Adam Makos
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Devotion tells the inspirational story of the U.S. Navy's most famous aviator duo: Lieutenant Tom Hudner, a white New Englander from the country-club scene, and Ensign Jesse Brown, an African American sharecropper's son from Mississippi. Tom passed up Harvard to fly fighter planes for his country. Jesse became the navy's first black carrier pilot to defend a nation that wouldn't even serve him in a bar. While much of America remained divided by segregation, Jesse and Tom joined forces as wingmen in Fighter Squadron 32. Adam Makos takes us into the cockpit as these bold young aviators cut their teeth at the world's most dangerous job--landing on the deck of an aircraft carrier--a line of work that Jesse's young wife, Daisy, struggles to accept. Then comes the war no one expected, in faraway Korea. Devotion brings us into the foxholes with U.S. Marines and soaring overhead with Tom and Jesse as they battle a North Korean invasion. As the fury of the fighting escalates, Tom and Jesse fly, guns blazing, to save a Marine division cornered at the Chosin Reservoir and outnumbered ten to one. When one of the duo is shot down behind enemy lines and pinned in his burning plane, the other faces an unthinkable choice: watch his friend die or attempt history's most audacious one-man rescue mission"--
Summary
Traces the inspirational story of famous Navy aviator duo Tom Hudner and Jesse Brown, recounting how they defied period conventions to serve their country, overcome racial barriers and protect one another on a daring Korean War mission
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Writing style
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provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10448671
Cataloging source
TOH
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Makos, Adam
Dewey number
951.904248
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hudner, Thomas J
  • Brown, Jesse Leroy
  • Corsair (Fighter plane)
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Fighter pilots
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an epic story of heroism, friendship, and sacrifice
Label
Devotion : an epic story of heroism, brotherhood, and sacrifice, Adam Makos
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ghosts and shadows -- The lesson of a lifetime -- Swimming with snakes -- The woods -- The renaissance man -- This is flying -- So far, so fast -- The ring -- The pond -- One for the vultures -- A time for faith -- A deadly business -- A knock in the night -- The dancing fleet -- The reunion -- Only in France -- The friendly invasion -- At first sight -- On waves to war -- The longest step -- The last night in America -- The beast in the gorge -- Into the fog -- This is st -- Trust -- He might be a flyer -- Home -- The first battle of World War III -- The sky will be black -- A chill in the night -- A taste of the dirt -- When the deer come running -- Backs to the wall -- A smoke in the cold -- The lost legion -- Burning the woods -- Into hell together -- All the faith in the world -- Unease -- With deep regret -- To the finish -- The gift -- The call from the capital -- The message
Control code
ocn899151745
Extent
pages
Isbn
9780804176583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)899151745
Label
Devotion : an epic story of heroism, brotherhood, and sacrifice, Adam Makos
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ghosts and shadows -- The lesson of a lifetime -- Swimming with snakes -- The woods -- The renaissance man -- This is flying -- So far, so fast -- The ring -- The pond -- One for the vultures -- A time for faith -- A deadly business -- A knock in the night -- The dancing fleet -- The reunion -- Only in France -- The friendly invasion -- At first sight -- On waves to war -- The longest step -- The last night in America -- The beast in the gorge -- Into the fog -- This is st -- Trust -- He might be a flyer -- Home -- The first battle of World War III -- The sky will be black -- A chill in the night -- A taste of the dirt -- When the deer come running -- Backs to the wall -- A smoke in the cold -- The lost legion -- Burning the woods -- Into hell together -- All the faith in the world -- Unease -- With deep regret -- To the finish -- The gift -- The call from the capital -- The message
Control code
ocn899151745
Extent
pages
Isbn
9780804176583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)899151745

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