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Devotion : an epic story of heroism, friendship, and sacrifice, Adam Makos

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Devotion : an epic story of heroism, friendship, and sacrifice
Title
Devotion
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an epic story of heroism, friendship, and sacrifice
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Adam Makos
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Language
eng
Summary
"For readers of Unbroken comes an unforgettable tale of courage from America's 'forgotten war' in Korea, by the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call. Devotion tells the inspirational story of the U.S. Navy's most famous aviator duo, Lieutenant Tom Hudner and Ensign Jesse Brown, and the Marines they fought to defend. A white New Englander from the country-club scene, Tom passed up Harvard to fly fighters for his country. An African American sharecropper's son from Mississippi, Jesse became the Navy's first black carrier pilot, defending a nation that wouldn't even serve him in a bar. While much of America remained divided by segregation, Jesse and Tom joined forces as wingmen in Fighter Squadron 32. Adam Makos takes us into the cockpit as these bold young aviators cut their teeth at the world's most dangerous job--landing on the deck of an aircraft carrier--a line of work that Jesse's young wife, Daisy, struggles to accept. Deployed to the Mediterranean, Tom and Jesse meet the Fleet Marines, boys like PFC 'Red' Parkinson, a farm kid from the Catskills. In between war games in the sun, the young men revel on the Riviera, partying with millionaires and even befriending the Hollywood starlet Elizabeth Taylor. Then comes the war no one expected, in faraway Korea. Devotion takes us soaring overhead with Tom and Jesse, and into the foxholes with Red and the Marines as they battle a North Korean invasion. As the fury of the fighting escalates and the Marines are cornered at the Chosin Reservoir, Tom and Jesse fly, guns blazing, to try and save them. When one of the duo is shot down behind enemy lines and pinned in his burning plane, the other faces an unthinkable choice: watch his friend die or attempt history's most audacious one-man rescue mission. A tug-at-the-heartstrings tale of bravery and selflessness, Devotion asks: How far would you go to save a friend?"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
951.904/245092273
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS918.A553
LC item number
M36 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Devotion : an epic story of heroism, friendship, and sacrifice, Adam Makos
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Devotion : an epic story of heroism, friendship, and sacrifice, Adam Makos
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-436)
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ghosts and Shadows -- The Lesson of a Lifetime -- Swimming with Snakes -- The Woods -- The Renaissance Man -- This Is Flying So Far, So Fast -- The Ring -- The Pond -- One for the Vultures -- A Time for Faith -- A Deadly Business -- A Knock in the Night -- The Dancing Fleet -- The Reunion -- Only in France -- The Friendly Invasion -- At First Sight -- On Waves to War -- The Longest Step -- The Last Night in America -- The Beast in the Gorge -- Into the Fog -- This Is It -- Trust -- He Might Be a Flyer -- Home -- The First Battle of World War III -- The Sky Will Be Black -- A Chill in the Night -- A Taste of the Dirt -- When the Deer Come Running -- Backs to the Wall -- A Smoke in the Cold -- The Lost Legion -- Burning the Woods -- Into Hell Together -- All the Faith in the World -- Unease -- With Deep Regret -- To the Finish -- The Gift -- The Call from the Capital -- The Message -- Afterword
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25 cm
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First edition.
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xv, 445 pages
Isbn
9780804176583
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(hardback : acid-free paper)
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2015023955
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illustrations, maps
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