The last fighter pilot : the true story of the final combat mission of World War II
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Washington, DC : Regnery Publishing, [2017].
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1621575063, 9781621575061
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xxxiii, 222 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
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Adult Nonfiction (3rd floor)
NF 940.544973 BROWN 2017
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Published
Washington, DC : Regnery Publishing, [2017].
Format
Book
Language
English
ISBN
1621575063, 9781621575061

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"From April to August of 1945, Captain Jerry Yellin and a small group of fellow fighter pilots flew dangerous bombing and strafe missions out of Iwo Jima over Japan. Even days after America dropped the atomic bombs on Hiroshima on August 6 and Nagasaki on August 9, the pilots continued to fly. Though Japan had suffered unimaginable devastation, the emperor still refused to surrender. Bestselling author Don Brown (Treason) sits down with Yelllin, now ninety-three years old, to tell the incredible true story of the final combat mission of World War II. Nine days after Hiroshima, on the morning of August 14th, Yellin and his wingman 1st Lieutenant Phillip Schlamberg took off from Iwo Jima to bomb Tokyo. By the time Yellin returned to Iwo Jima, the war was officially over--but his young friend Schlamberg would never get to hear the news. The Last Fighter Pilot is a harrowing first-person account of war from one of America's last living World War II veterans."-- Amazon.com.
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2017-09-25,TB

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Brown, D., & Yellin, J. (2017). The last fighter pilot: the true story of the final combat mission of World War II . Regnery Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brown, Don, 1960- and Jerry. Yellin. 2017. The Last Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Final Combat Mission of World War II. Regnery Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brown, Don, 1960- and Jerry. Yellin. The Last Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Final Combat Mission of World War II Regnery Publishing, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Brown, Don, and Jerry Yellin. The Last Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Final Combat Mission of World War II Regnery Publishing, 2017.

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