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The Resource The ME 262 Stormbird : from the pilots who flew, fought, and survived it, Colin D. Heaton

The ME 262 Stormbird : from the pilots who flew, fought, and survived it, Colin D. Heaton

Label
The ME 262 Stormbird : from the pilots who flew, fought, and survived it
Title
The ME 262 Stormbird
Title remainder
from the pilots who flew, fought, and survived it
Statement of responsibility
Colin D. Heaton
Title variation
Messerchmidt 262 Stormbird
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the history of the world's first jet-powered aircraft as told by those who flew it or fought against it during the last days of World War II
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10109592
Cataloging source
DLC
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Heaton, Colin D
Dewey number
940.54/4943
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
UG1242.F5
LC item number
.H43 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Messerschmitt 262 (Jet fighter plane)
  • Germany
  • Fighter pilots
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
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from the pilots who flew, fought, and survived it
Label
The ME 262 Stormbird : from the pilots who flew, fought, and survived it, Colin D. Heaton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.295-299)
Contents
Too little, too late -- On the drawing board -- Test flights -- In the field -- Competition and innovation -- The stormbird takes wing -- A questionable political decision -- First encounters -- Challenges of the jet -- Night and day -- Fighting the fighters -- Fighting the bombers -- Kommando Mowotny -- The death of Nowotny -- Kommando Nowotny carries on -- Victories in the face of defeat -- Allied forces fight back -- The last death throes of JG-7 -- Galland and the squadron of experts -- The loss of Steinhoff -- Back in the air -- Galland's last mission -- The end of the war and JV-44 -- Operations Lusty and Paperclip : the post-war scramble for jets -- Appendix 1 : "My last mission / by Joe Petersbur -- Appendix 2 : German ranks and medals -- Appendix 3 -- Additional ME 262 data
Control code
2011044702
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 322 p.
Isbn
9780760342633
Lccn
2011044702
Other physical details
ill.,
Label
The ME 262 Stormbird : from the pilots who flew, fought, and survived it, Colin D. Heaton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.295-299)
Contents
Too little, too late -- On the drawing board -- Test flights -- In the field -- Competition and innovation -- The stormbird takes wing -- A questionable political decision -- First encounters -- Challenges of the jet -- Night and day -- Fighting the fighters -- Fighting the bombers -- Kommando Mowotny -- The death of Nowotny -- Kommando Nowotny carries on -- Victories in the face of defeat -- Allied forces fight back -- The last death throes of JG-7 -- Galland and the squadron of experts -- The loss of Steinhoff -- Back in the air -- Galland's last mission -- The end of the war and JV-44 -- Operations Lusty and Paperclip : the post-war scramble for jets -- Appendix 1 : "My last mission / by Joe Petersbur -- Appendix 2 : German ranks and medals -- Appendix 3 -- Additional ME 262 data
Control code
2011044702
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 322 p.
Isbn
9780760342633
Lccn
2011044702
Other physical details
ill.,

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