Imagen del editor


Eric M. Hammel

Editorial: Pacifica Press (CA), US, 1996
ISBN 10: 0935553142 / ISBN 13: 9780935553147
Usado / Hardcover / Cantidad: 1
Librería: Atlanta Vintage Books (Atlanta, GA, Estados Unidos de America)
Disponible en otras librerías
Ver todos  los ejemplares de este libro
Añadir al carrito
Precio: EUR 37,84
Convertir moneda
Gastos de envío: EUR 22,05
De Estados Unidos de America a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Guardar para más tarde

Sobre el libro

Detalles bibliográficos


Editorial: Pacifica Press (CA), US

Año de publicación: 1996

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: By author

Edición: First Edition


Signed by author. Pages are clean, no markings from previous owners. Boards are clean and square. Binding is tight. Text block is clean. DJ is clean, bright and unmarked. N° de ref. de la librería 84067

Sobre este título:

Valoración del libro brindada por GoodReads:
4,12 valoración promedio
(8 valoraciones)

Sinopsis: ACES AGAINST JAPAN II The American Aces Speak Eric Hammel Picking up where he left off in his acclaimed Aces Against Japan, leading combat historian Eric Hammel comes through again with an engrossing new collection of thirty-eight first-person accounts by American World War II fighter aces. Coupled with a clear overview of America's far-flung air war against Japan and a clear appreciation of the burgeoning industrial might backing the American war effort, Hammel's detailed interviews bring forth the most thrilling in-the-cockpit experiences that World War II's fabled Army, Navy, Marine, and Flying Tiger aces have chosen to tell. Ride with 2d Lieutenant Jack Donalson as he downs three Zeros over Luzon on the second desperate day of World War II in the Philippines. Share three lonely air battles over Burma and China with Flying Tiger aces RT Smith, Dick Rossi, and Joe Rosbert. Hear the cry of victory as 2d Lieutenant Don McGee survives yet another encounter with Zeros over embattled Port Moresby, New Guinea, in his substandard P-39 Airacobra. Feel your heart beat with anxiety as an injured Ensign Ed Wendorf races against time to land his damaged Hellcat aboard the USS Lexington before he bleeds to death. And thrill to the hunt as Pearl Harbor veteran 1st Lieutenant Frank Holmes seeks personal revenge against Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto on one of history's most important and most thrilling fighter missions. The American Aces Speak series is a highly charged five-volume excursion into life and death in the air, told by men who excelled and triumphed in aerial combat and lived to tell about it. In sum, it is an emotional rendering of what brave airmen felt and how they fought in the now-dim days of America's living national history. These are America's eagles, and the stories are their own, in their very own words. Eric Hammel is an acclaimed military historian and author of more than thirtyy other combat histories, including Pacifica Military History's Guadalcanal: Starvation Island, Guadalcanal: Decision at Sea, Six Days in June, The Root: The Marines in Beirut, Ambush Valley, Fire in the Streets, and Khe Sanh: Siege in the Clouds. He lives with his wife in northern California.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Librería y condiciones de venta

Opciones de pago

Esta librería acepta las siguientes opciones de pago:

  • American Express
  • Carte Bleue
  • Cheque
  • Dinero en Efectivo
  • Giro Postal
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

[Buscar en el catálogo de esta librería]

[Todos los libros de esta librería]

[Hacer una pregunta a la librería]

Librería: Atlanta Vintage Books
Dirección: Atlanta, GA, Estados Unidos de America

Librería en AbeBooks desde: 28 de abril de 1997
Valoración librería: Valoración 4 estrellas

Condiciones de venta:

Visa, Mastercard,American Express, Discover Checks or money orders drawn on USA banks in $USA only.

Full refund upon prompt return with telephone confirmation
of reason.

Shipping and handling: $7.00 (USPS priority USA) or $3.50 (USPS media mail) for first book and $1.00 for each additional book. Shipping international available but must be quoted based on shipping address, book weight, etc.

Atlanta Vintage Books LLC, 3660 Clairmont Road, Atlanta, GA 30341,, 770-457-2919, Jan Bolgl...

[Más información]

Condiciones de envío:

Orders ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Descripción de la librería: Open shop 10:00a.m.-7:00p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10:00 A.M.-9:00 P.M.Friday and Saturday; Sunday, 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 24 hour voice mail service. We have over 70,000 books in the store, about 13,000 of them on line. Please email any requests for books not found on line.