The Resource Marked for death : The First War in the Air., James Hamilton-Paterson, (electronic resource)

Marked for death : The First War in the Air., James Hamilton-Paterson, (electronic resource)

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Marked for death : The First War in the Air.
Title
Marked for death
Title remainder
The First War in the Air.
Statement of responsibility
James Hamilton-Paterson
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Language
eng
Summary
A dramatic and fascinating account of aerial combat during World War I, revealing the terrible risks taken by the men who fought and died in the world's first war in the airLittle more than ten years after the first powered flight, aircraft were pressed into service in World War I. Nearly forgotten in the war's massive overall death toll, some 50,000 aircrew would die in the combatant nations' fledgling air forces. The romance of aviation had a remarkable grip on the public imagination, propaganda focusing on gallant air "aces" who become national heroes. The reality was horribly different. Marked for Death debunks popular myth to explore the brutal truths of wartime aviation: of flimsy planes and unprotected pilots; of burning, screaming nineteen-year-olds falling to their deaths; of pilots blinded by the entrails of their observers.James Hamilton-Paterson also reveals how four years of war produced profound changes both in the aircraft themselves and in military attitudes and strategy. By 1918 it was widely accepted that domination of the air above the battlefield was crucial to military success, a realization that would change the nature of warfare forever
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Hamilton-Paterson, James
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Narrator: Gildart Jackson
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Jackson, Gildart
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  • Nonfiction
  • History
  • Military
Label
Marked for death : The First War in the Air., James Hamilton-Paterson, (electronic resource)
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  • Duration: 12:14:14
  • Unabridged
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0002636913
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (13 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
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not applicable
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  • audio
  • computer
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  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
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  • s
  • c
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
  • other
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unknown
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5B8A8E90-A02F-4A56-8DCC-BCA019E98FE3
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5B8A8E90-A02F-4A56-8DCC-BCA019E98FE3
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Label
Marked for death : The First War in the Air., James Hamilton-Paterson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Duration: 12:14:14
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0002636913
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (13 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
5B8A8E90-A02F-4A56-8DCC-BCA019E98FE3
System control number
5B8A8E90-A02F-4A56-8DCC-BCA019E98FE3
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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