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The women with silver wings : the inspiring true story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II —Landdeck, Katherine Sharp, author.

"The thrilling true story of the daring female aviators who helped the United States win World War II-only to be forgotten by the country they served When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in December 1941, Cornelia For...

The fearless flights of Hazel Ying Lee —Leung, Julie, author.

"Even when other people scoffed at her dreams of becoming a pilot, Hazel Ying Lee wouldn't take no for an answer. She became the first Chinese American woman to fly for the US military, joining the Women's Airforce Servi...

Candy bomber : the story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot" —Tunnell, Michael O.

"World War II was over, and Berlin was in ruins. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering. They were hungry and afraid. The young pilot wanted to help, but what could one man in...

Test pilot : taking chances in the air —Greenberg, Keith Elliot, 1959-

Profiles the training and career of Major Rex Bailey, who tests military airplanes for the United States Air Force at Edwards Air Force Base in California.

Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot : a true story of the Berlin airlift and the candy that dropped from the sky —Raven, Margot Theis.

The true story of a young German girl, Mercedes Simon, and of the American pilot, Gail Halvorsen, who shared hope and joy with the children of West Berlin by dropping candy-filled parachutes during the Airlift.

Danger close my epic journey as a combat helicopter pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan. —Smith, Amber (Amber Lane), 1981- author.
Large Print
2016
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A memoir of active combat by an elite female helicopter pilot stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan vividly describes her division's high-risk battles and the ways they were challenged to perform under extreme duress, sharin...

Calculated risk : the extraordinary life of Jimmy Doolittle, aviation pioneer and World War II hero ; a memoir —Hoppes, Jonna Doolittle, 1950-

Famous for leading the Tokyo Raid, America's first strike against Japan in World War II, Jimmy Doolittle lived a remarkable life as an American pilot. This firsthand account by his granddaughter reveals an extraordinary ...

Famous aviators of World War II —Sweeney, James B.

Presents biographical sketches of five American fighter pilots and aviation heroes of World War II. Includes descriptions of the types of aircraft, a glossary of aviation terms, and explanations of military ranks and com...

Sky high : the true story of Maggie Gee —Moss, Marissa.

Presents the life and career of the Chinese American woman who dreamed of flying as a child and who went on to become one of only two Chinese American Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) to serve during World War II.

81 days below zero : the incredible survival story of a World War II pilot in Alaska's frozen wilderness —Murphy, Brian, 1959- author.

"Shortly before Christmas in 1943, five Army aviators left Alaska's Ladd Field on a test flight. Only one ever returned: Leon Crane, a city kid from Philadelphia with little more than a parachute on his back when he bail...

Candy bomber the story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot" —Tunnell, Michael O.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2011

"World War II was over, and Berlin was in ruins. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering. They were hungry and afraid. The young pilot wanted to help, but what could one man in...

Candy bomber the story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot" —Tunnell, Michael O.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2011

"World War II was over, and Berlin was in ruins. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering. They were hungry and afraid. The young pilot wanted to help, but what could one man in...

Frontline. McCain

An exploration of Senator John McCain's complicated relationship with President Trump and the Republican Party, as well as his life and politics. It traces his motivations and his political history, from his experience a...

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