The Resource Fighting Hitler's jets: : the extraordinary story of the American airmen who beat the Luftwaffe and defeated Nazi Germany, Robert F. Dorr, (ebook)

Fighting Hitler's jets: : the extraordinary story of the American airmen who beat the Luftwaffe and defeated Nazi Germany, Robert F. Dorr, (ebook)

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Fighting Hitler's jets: : the extraordinary story of the American airmen who beat the Luftwaffe and defeated Nazi Germany
Title
Fighting Hitler's jets:
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the extraordinary story of the American airmen who beat the Luftwaffe and defeated Nazi Germany
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Robert F. Dorr
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eng
Summary
Fighting Hitler's Jets brings together in a single, character-driven narrative two groups of men at war: on one side, American fighter pilots and others who battled the secret wonder weapons" with which Adolf Hitler hoped to turn the tide; on the other, the German scientists, engineers, and pilots who created and used these machines of war on the cutting edge of technology. Written by Robert F. Dorr, renowned author of Zenith Press titles Hell Hawks!, Mission to Berlin, and Mission to Tokyo, the story begins with a display of high-tech secret weapons arranged for Hitler at a time when Germany still had prospects of winning the war. It concludes with Berlin in rubble and the Allies seeking German technology in order to jumpstart their own jet-powered aviation programs. Along the way, Dorr expertly describes the battles in the sky over the Third Reich that made it possible for the Allies to mount the D-Day invasion and advance toward Berlin. Finally, the book addresses both facts and speculation about German weaponry and leaders, including conspiracy theorists' view that Hitler escaped in a secret aircraft at the war's end. Where history and controversy collide with riveting narrative, Fighting Hitler's Jets furthers a repertoire that comprises some of the United States' most exceptional military writing
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Midwest
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Dorr, Robert F
Dewey number
940.54/4943
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Messerschmitt 262 (Jet fighter plane)
  • Jet planes, Military
Target audience
adult
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Fighting Hitler's jets: : the extraordinary story of the American airmen who beat the Luftwaffe and defeated Nazi Germany, Robert F. Dorr, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781610588478
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11692751
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remote
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11692751
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MWT11692751
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Fighting Hitler's jets: : the extraordinary story of the American airmen who beat the Luftwaffe and defeated Nazi Germany, Robert F. Dorr, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781610588478
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11692751
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11692751
System control number
MWT11692751
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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