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On glorious wings : the best flying stories of the century
Coonts, Stephen, 1946-
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Forge, 2003.
Physical Description:
464 pages ; 25 cm
General Note:
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Balloon hoax / Edgar Allan Poe -- Five weeks in a balloon / Jules Verne -- Horror of the heights / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Mary Postgate / Rudyard Kipling -- Bill's first airplane ride, from Bill Bruce and the pioneer aviators / Henry H. Arnold -- Learning to fly, from Winged victory / V. M. Yeates -- All the dead pilots / William Faulkner -- White feather ace, from G-8 and his battle aces -- For want of a fokker, from The blue max / Jack D. Hunter -- Cleveland airport, August 1932, from Trophy for eagles / Walter J. Boyne -- Wings over Khabarovsk / Louis L'Amour -- Raid, from The war lover / John Hersey -- Milk run, from Tales of the South Pacific / James A. Michener / Chief White Halfoat, from Catch-22 / Joseph Heller -- Hell over Germany, from Bomber / Len Deighton -- Hour to San Francisco, from The high and the mighty / Ernest K. Gann -- Alone, from The shepherd / Frederick Forsyth -- LZ ambush, from The delta / Marshall Harrison -- Raid on Thud Ridge, from Rolling thunder / Mark Berent -- Corey Ford buys the farm, from Flight of the intruder / Stephen Coonts -- Powder River MOA, from Sky masters / Dale Brown -- Retaliation, from The war in 2020 / Ralph Peters / Zero-G dogfight, from Storming Intrepid / Payne Harrison.
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