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The Resource Never call me a hero : a legendary American dive-bomber pilot remembers the Battle of Midway, N. Jack "Dusty" Kleiss, with Timothy and Laura Orr

Never call me a hero : a legendary American dive-bomber pilot remembers the Battle of Midway, N. Jack "Dusty" Kleiss, with Timothy and Laura Orr

Label
Never call me a hero : a legendary American dive-bomber pilot remembers the Battle of Midway
Title
Never call me a hero
Title remainder
a legendary American dive-bomber pilot remembers the Battle of Midway
Statement of responsibility
N. Jack "Dusty" Kleiss, with Timothy and Laura Orr
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
75 years ago, one daring American pilot may have changed the course of history when he struck and sank two Japanese carriers at the Battle of Midway. Now, legendary dive-bomber "Dusty" Kleiss shares his unforgettable eyewitness account of America's greatest naval victory
Summary
In an eyewitness account of the Battle of Midway by one of its key participants, an American dive-bomber pilot discusses how he sank two Japanese carriers and struck a third, playing a decisive individual role in determining the outcome of the battle
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10564930
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1916-2016
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kleiss, N. Jack
Dewey number
940.54/26699
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D774.M5
LC item number
K54 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Orr, Timothy J.
  • Orr, Laura Lawfer
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kleiss, N. Jack
  • United States
  • Enterprise (Aircraft carrier : CV-6)
  • Midway, Battle of, 1942
  • Dive bomber pilots
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
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a legendary American dive-bomber pilot remembers the battle of Midway
Label
Never call me a hero : a legendary American dive-bomber pilot remembers the Battle of Midway, N. Jack "Dusty" Kleiss, with Timothy and Laura Orr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Jill Kleiss -- Introduction / by Norman Jack Kleiss -- Kansas childhood, 1916-1932 -- The lure of flight, 1932-1934 -- Midshipman, 1934-1938 -- Finding love, 1938-1939 -- The Navy's surface fleet, 1939-1940 -- Flight training, 1940-1941 -- Scouting Squadron Six, part 1, May-June 1941 -- Scouting Squadron Six, part 2, June-November 1941 -- The Pacific War begins, November 1941-January 1942 -- The battle of the Marshall Islands, February 1942 -- Wake and Marcus Islands, February-March 1942 -- Return to the central Pacific, March-June 1942 -- The Battle of Midway, part 1, the morning attack, June 4, 1942 -- The Battle of Midway, part 2, the afternoon attack, June 4, 1942 -- The Battle of Midway, part 3, June 5 and 6, 1942 -- Return to the States, June-October 1942 -- Flight instructor, 1942-1945 -- My life after the Second World War, 1946-1976 -- Remembering Midway, 1976-2016 -- Afterword / by Timothy J. Orr -- Appendix: Roster, Scouting Squadron Six, May 1941 to June 1942
Control code
ocn969370304
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 312 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062692054
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)969370304
Label
Never call me a hero : a legendary American dive-bomber pilot remembers the Battle of Midway, N. Jack "Dusty" Kleiss, with Timothy and Laura Orr
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Jill Kleiss -- Introduction / by Norman Jack Kleiss -- Kansas childhood, 1916-1932 -- The lure of flight, 1932-1934 -- Midshipman, 1934-1938 -- Finding love, 1938-1939 -- The Navy's surface fleet, 1939-1940 -- Flight training, 1940-1941 -- Scouting Squadron Six, part 1, May-June 1941 -- Scouting Squadron Six, part 2, June-November 1941 -- The Pacific War begins, November 1941-January 1942 -- The battle of the Marshall Islands, February 1942 -- Wake and Marcus Islands, February-March 1942 -- Return to the central Pacific, March-June 1942 -- The Battle of Midway, part 1, the morning attack, June 4, 1942 -- The Battle of Midway, part 2, the afternoon attack, June 4, 1942 -- The Battle of Midway, part 3, June 5 and 6, 1942 -- Return to the States, June-October 1942 -- Flight instructor, 1942-1945 -- My life after the Second World War, 1946-1976 -- Remembering Midway, 1976-2016 -- Afterword / by Timothy J. Orr -- Appendix: Roster, Scouting Squadron Six, May 1941 to June 1942
Control code
ocn969370304
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 312 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062692054
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)969370304

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