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Stardust Falling

Coss, Capt, Ret. Wes (signed)

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ISBN 10: 0977924300 / ISBN 13: 9780977924301
Editorial: Privately Printed, Torrance, CA, 2007
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Casa Paloma Books (Green Valley, AZ, Estados Unidos de America)

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soft cover, large octavo, first edition, 2007, signed by the author on front endpaper, "3-5-12 to Bob Wes Coss", 370 pages, maps, b&w photos, fine condition, memoir of a B-17 Bomber pilot in World War 2 who had been shot down over Southern France and about his escape from the Nazis. Size: large Octavo. N° de ref. de la librería 5593

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Título: Stardust Falling

Editorial: Privately Printed, Torrance, CA

Año de publicación: 2007

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket

Ejemplar firmado: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edición: First Edition

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Sinopsis:

"Stardust Falling" chronicles the thrilling, true tale of 20 year old Wes Coss, a US Army Air Corps pilot 1st Lt., whose powerful desire to fly set him on a collision course with history. In 1944, while piloting his B-17 "Stardust", Wes and his ten-man crew were shot down by German fighters over Southern France. Follow the spine-tingling twists and turns, aided by the French Resistance, young Coss evades capture only to tackle a harrowing winter crossing of the Pyrenees Mountains into Spain.

About the Author:

The author was a very young pilot who went to Canada to join the RCAF before WWII. Transfering to the US Army Air Corp at age 19 as a 2nd Lt. He soon formed his crew and went to combat in their B-17 named "Stardust". Returning from combat he instructed in B-17's and B-29's. After the war he became an airline pilot for the next 37 years.

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