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The Resource The Tuskegee Airmen : the men who changed a nation, by Charles E. Francis, 1st Lieutenant Army Air Force and US Air Force (Reserve) ; edited, revised, up-dated, and enlarged by Adolph Caso Colonel USAR

The Tuskegee Airmen : the men who changed a nation, by Charles E. Francis, 1st Lieutenant Army Air Force and US Air Force (Reserve) ; edited, revised, up-dated, and enlarged by Adolph Caso Colonel USAR

Label
The Tuskegee Airmen : the men who changed a nation
Title
The Tuskegee Airmen
Title remainder
the men who changed a nation
Statement of responsibility
by Charles E. Francis, 1st Lieutenant Army Air Force and US Air Force (Reserve) ; edited, revised, up-dated, and enlarged by Adolph Caso Colonel USAR
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the experiences of the first African-American pilots in the United States Army Air Force, and explains how they helped integrate the combat forces in the United States through their heroic actions in World War II
Cataloging source
EOW
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Francis, Charles E
Dewey number
940.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Caso, Adolph
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • African American air pilots
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • African American air pilots
  • Military participation
Label
The Tuskegee Airmen : the men who changed a nation, by Charles E. Francis, 1st Lieutenant Army Air Force and US Air Force (Reserve) ; edited, revised, up-dated, and enlarged by Adolph Caso Colonel USAR
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Paperback edition"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 390-393) and 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
Prologue -- The Roads to the War and the American Conflict -- Chapter 1. The Fight For The Right To Fight -- Chapter 2. A Dream Comes True -- Chapter 3. The Road to War -- Chapter 4. A Taste of Combat -- Chapter 5. The Sicilian Campaign -- Chapter 6. The Dark Days -- Chapter 7. From Failure To Success -- Chapter 8. The 99th Fighter Squadron and Operation Strangle -- Chapter 9 The 332nd Fighter Group The Red Tails -- Chapter 10. The 332nd Fighter Croup Enters Combat -- Chapter 11. The 332nd and the Fifteenth Air Force -- Chapter 12. The 99th Joins the 332nd Fighter Group -- Chapter 13. Striking Oil -- Chapter 14. The Invasion of Southern France -- Chapter 15. Striking Around The Clock -- Chapter 16. The Battle of Greece -- Chapter 17. The Balkan Campaign -- Chapter 18. The Collapse of Germany -- Chapter 19. The Organization of the 477th -- Chapter 20. Drawing The Battle Line At Freeman Field -- Chapter 21. Integrating the Air Forces -- Chapter 22. They Changed A Nation -- Chapter 23. Stories of Prisoners of War -- Chapter 24. Leaders of Men -- Chapter 25. The Unsung Heroes -- Chapter 26. To do Battle -- Chapter 27. The Enlisted Men -- Chapter 28. A Forgotten Lonely Eagle -- Appendices -- Footnotes -- References -- COMBAT RECORD OF NEGRO AIRMEN -- RECORD OF ENEMY AIRCRAFT SHOT DOWN BY NEGRO PILOTS -- PILOTS AWARDED THE DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS Unofficial List -- TUSKEGEE HONOR ROLL Men Lost in Training, Combat, and on Routine Missions -- SPECIAL ORDERS NO. 85, 1 April 1943 E-X-T-R-A-C-T -- THE MEN-THE RECORDS THE ORIGINAL 99th FIGHTER SQUADRON -- ENLISTED MEN Airplane Mechanics: ORIGINAL 332nd FIGHTER GROUP -- ROSTER OF GRADUATES Advanced Flying School 1942 -- 1946 (Extracted from official Army Air Force documents) -- THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN 1939 -- 1949 -- AAF BLACK MILITARY PERSONNEL SEPTEMBER 1942 -- MARCH 1946 -- LIST OF FIRST 19 OFFICERS ARRESTED AT FREEMAN -- LIST OF 101 OFFICERS ARRESTED AT FREEMAN -- TUSKEGEE AIRMEN HISTORICAL CHRONOLOGY
Control code
ocm51649316
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
4th edited, revised, up-dated and enlarged.
Extent
496 pages
Isbn
9780828320771
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)51649316
Label
The Tuskegee Airmen : the men who changed a nation, by Charles E. Francis, 1st Lieutenant Army Air Force and US Air Force (Reserve) ; edited, revised, up-dated, and enlarged by Adolph Caso Colonel USAR
Publication
Note
"Paperback edition"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 390-393) and 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
Prologue -- The Roads to the War and the American Conflict -- Chapter 1. The Fight For The Right To Fight -- Chapter 2. A Dream Comes True -- Chapter 3. The Road to War -- Chapter 4. A Taste of Combat -- Chapter 5. The Sicilian Campaign -- Chapter 6. The Dark Days -- Chapter 7. From Failure To Success -- Chapter 8. The 99th Fighter Squadron and Operation Strangle -- Chapter 9 The 332nd Fighter Group The Red Tails -- Chapter 10. The 332nd Fighter Croup Enters Combat -- Chapter 11. The 332nd and the Fifteenth Air Force -- Chapter 12. The 99th Joins the 332nd Fighter Group -- Chapter 13. Striking Oil -- Chapter 14. The Invasion of Southern France -- Chapter 15. Striking Around The Clock -- Chapter 16. The Battle of Greece -- Chapter 17. The Balkan Campaign -- Chapter 18. The Collapse of Germany -- Chapter 19. The Organization of the 477th -- Chapter 20. Drawing The Battle Line At Freeman Field -- Chapter 21. Integrating the Air Forces -- Chapter 22. They Changed A Nation -- Chapter 23. Stories of Prisoners of War -- Chapter 24. Leaders of Men -- Chapter 25. The Unsung Heroes -- Chapter 26. To do Battle -- Chapter 27. The Enlisted Men -- Chapter 28. A Forgotten Lonely Eagle -- Appendices -- Footnotes -- References -- COMBAT RECORD OF NEGRO AIRMEN -- RECORD OF ENEMY AIRCRAFT SHOT DOWN BY NEGRO PILOTS -- PILOTS AWARDED THE DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS Unofficial List -- TUSKEGEE HONOR ROLL Men Lost in Training, Combat, and on Routine Missions -- SPECIAL ORDERS NO. 85, 1 April 1943 E-X-T-R-A-C-T -- THE MEN-THE RECORDS THE ORIGINAL 99th FIGHTER SQUADRON -- ENLISTED MEN Airplane Mechanics: ORIGINAL 332nd FIGHTER GROUP -- ROSTER OF GRADUATES Advanced Flying School 1942 -- 1946 (Extracted from official Army Air Force documents) -- THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN 1939 -- 1949 -- AAF BLACK MILITARY PERSONNEL SEPTEMBER 1942 -- MARCH 1946 -- LIST OF FIRST 19 OFFICERS ARRESTED AT FREEMAN -- LIST OF 101 OFFICERS ARRESTED AT FREEMAN -- TUSKEGEE AIRMEN HISTORICAL CHRONOLOGY
Control code
ocm51649316
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
4th edited, revised, up-dated and enlarged.
Extent
496 pages
Isbn
9780828320771
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)51649316

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