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The Resource Once they were eagles : the men of the Black Sheep Squadron, Frank E. Walton

Once they were eagles : the men of the Black Sheep Squadron, Frank E. Walton

Label
Once they were eagles : the men of the Black Sheep Squadron
Title
Once they were eagles
Title remainder
the men of the Black Sheep Squadron
Statement of responsibility
Frank E. Walton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the aerial battles, victories, and losses of "Pappy" Boyington's Black Sheep Squadron in World War II. Includes interview with Skaneateles, New York resident, Robert McClurg (p.135-137) who was a member of the Black Sheep Squadron
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1909-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walton, Frank E.
Illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • USA
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • HISTORY
  • Military campaigns
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Regimental histories
  • Pacific Ocean
  • United States
  • Pazifikkrieg
  • Flugzeugstaffel (214)
Label
Once they were eagles : the men of the Black Sheep Squadron, Frank E. Walton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Maps on lining papers
  • Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Map of Black Sheep Combat Area; Foreword by General Wallace M. Greene, Jr.; Part One: The Black Sheep Squadron in Combat; 1 Recollection; 2 The Corsair; 3 The Squadron Commander; 4 The Intelligence Officer; 5 The Pilots; 6 Going into Action; 7 ""Zeros Spilled out of the Clouds""; 8 Munda; 9 I Got That Old Feelin'; 10 Zeros Snapped at Their Heels; 11 The Squadron Comes of Age; 12 A Change in Tactics; 13 ""Your Steeplechase Is Over""; 14 Sydney; 15 New Black Sheep; 16 Trouble at Home Base; 17 Vella Lavella; Illustrations; 18 A Change in Boundaries
  • 19 Crescendo20 Finale; Part Two: The Black Sheep Forty Years Later; Frank Walton; John Bolt; John Begert; Ed Harper; Henry Miller; Fred Losch; Fred Avey; Rufus Chatham; Ned Corman; Henry Allen McCartney; Marion March; Robert McClurg; William Heier; Jim Hill; Henry Bourgeois; Alfred Johnson; Tom Emrich; Chris Magee; Rollie Rinabarger; Gelon Doswell; Ed Olander; Harry Johnson; Bruce Matheson; Glenn Bowers; Herb Holden; Sandy Sims; Perry Lane; Burney Tucker; Al Marker; James M. Reames; Don Fisher; Denmark Groover; Bill Case; Gregory Boyington; Epilogue; Appendixes
  • A Roster, Boyington's Black SheepB Information for Duty Officer; C Notice to Pilots; D Strafing and Searches; E Briefing for Rabaul Fighter Sweep; F Request That Black Sheep Squadron Be Kept Intact; G Accomplishment Record, Boyington's Black Sheep; Index
Control code
ocn852896184
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 213 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813144030
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
maps, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hg7zr
  • c5147c6c-c8e8-479b-bc3a-10485372f544
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852896184
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Once they were eagles : the men of the Black Sheep Squadron, Frank E. Walton
Publication
Note
  • Maps on lining papers
  • Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Map of Black Sheep Combat Area; Foreword by General Wallace M. Greene, Jr.; Part One: The Black Sheep Squadron in Combat; 1 Recollection; 2 The Corsair; 3 The Squadron Commander; 4 The Intelligence Officer; 5 The Pilots; 6 Going into Action; 7 ""Zeros Spilled out of the Clouds""; 8 Munda; 9 I Got That Old Feelin'; 10 Zeros Snapped at Their Heels; 11 The Squadron Comes of Age; 12 A Change in Tactics; 13 ""Your Steeplechase Is Over""; 14 Sydney; 15 New Black Sheep; 16 Trouble at Home Base; 17 Vella Lavella; Illustrations; 18 A Change in Boundaries
  • 19 Crescendo20 Finale; Part Two: The Black Sheep Forty Years Later; Frank Walton; John Bolt; John Begert; Ed Harper; Henry Miller; Fred Losch; Fred Avey; Rufus Chatham; Ned Corman; Henry Allen McCartney; Marion March; Robert McClurg; William Heier; Jim Hill; Henry Bourgeois; Alfred Johnson; Tom Emrich; Chris Magee; Rollie Rinabarger; Gelon Doswell; Ed Olander; Harry Johnson; Bruce Matheson; Glenn Bowers; Herb Holden; Sandy Sims; Perry Lane; Burney Tucker; Al Marker; James M. Reames; Don Fisher; Denmark Groover; Bill Case; Gregory Boyington; Epilogue; Appendixes
  • A Roster, Boyington's Black SheepB Information for Duty Officer; C Notice to Pilots; D Strafing and Searches; E Briefing for Rabaul Fighter Sweep; F Request That Black Sheep Squadron Be Kept Intact; G Accomplishment Record, Boyington's Black Sheep; Index
Control code
ocn852896184
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 213 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813144030
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
maps, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hg7zr
  • c5147c6c-c8e8-479b-bc3a-10485372f544
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852896184
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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