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A Higher Call: The Incredible True Story of Heroism and Chivalry during the Second World War

A Higher Call: The Incredible True Story of Heroism and Chivalry during the Second World War (Paperback, Main)

By Makos, Adam

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Five days before Christmas 1943, a badly damaged American bomber struggled to fly over wartime Germany. At its controls was a twenty-one-year-old pilot. Half his crew lay wounded or dead. Suddenly a German Messerschmitt fighter pulled up on the bomber's tail - the German pilot wa...s an ace, a man able to destroy the American bomber with the squeeze of a trigger. This is the true story of the two pilots whose lives collided in the skies that day - the American - 2nd Lieutenant Charlie Brown and the German - 2nd Lieutenant Franz Stigler.
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ISBN 9781782392569
Released NZ 23 Apr 2014
Publisher Atlantic Books
Format Paperback, Main
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ISBN-13 9781782392569
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Atlantic Books
Imprint Atlantic Books
Released 23 Apr 2014
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, Main
Edition Main
Author(s) By Makos, Adam
Category World History: From C 1900 -
World History: Second World War
European History
Military History
Air Forces & Warfare
Battles & Campaigns
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 28mm
Dewey Code 940.544
Weight 413g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Military History
ONIX Text General/trade

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