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The Resource The final mission of Bottoms Up : a World War II pilot's story, Dennis R. Okerstrom

The final mission of Bottoms Up : a World War II pilot's story, Dennis R. Okerstrom

Label
The final mission of Bottoms Up : a World War II pilot's story
Title
The final mission of Bottoms Up
Title remainder
a World War II pilot's story
Statement of responsibility
Dennis R. Okerstrom
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
On November 18, 1944, the end of the war in Europe finally in sight, American co-pilot Lieutenant Lee Lamar struggled alongside pilot Randall Darden to keep Bottoms Up, their B-24J Liberator, in the air. Over Pula in what is now Croatia, they were once more hit by German fire. Lamar all but surrendered to death before fortuitously bailing out and being captured. in 2006 Lamar received an email from Croatian archaeologist Luka Bekic who had discovered the wreckage of Bottoms Up
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Okerstrom, Dennis R.
Dewey number
940.5449
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
D790
LC item number
.O43 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The American military experience series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lamar, Lee
  • Bottoms Up (B-24 bomber)
  • United States
  • Stalag Luft I
  • B-24 (Bomber)
  • Bomber pilots
  • Air pilots, Military
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Lamar, Lee
  • Stalag Luft I
  • United States
  • Stalag Luft I
  • Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • Air pilots, Military
  • B-24 (Bomber)
  • Bomber pilots
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Prisoners of war
  • Germany
  • Germany
  • United States
  • Camp King
  • Kampfflieger
  • Kriegsgefangener
Label
The final mission of Bottoms Up : a World War II pilot's story, Dennis R. Okerstrom
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-247) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Over Udine, Italy -- Krvavici, Croatia -- The 1930s -- 1941-42 -- The crew -- Overseas at last -- Spinazzola, Italy -- First combat -- Finally ... mission countdown -- It's not all combat ... -- Mission after mission after ... -- 18 November 1944 -- What hath God wrought -- "Vor you, der var iss ofer" -- Interrogation and isolation -- 8 December 1944-1 May 1945 -- 30 April-20 June 1945 -- Home at last -- Olathe, Kansas -- The crew -- Short focused -- The real work -- Pula Croatia
Control code
781635708
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 254 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826272676
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
174af4fe-59ed-40e4-a884-e258e82a0579
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)781635708
Label
The final mission of Bottoms Up : a World War II pilot's story, Dennis R. Okerstrom
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-247) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Over Udine, Italy -- Krvavici, Croatia -- The 1930s -- 1941-42 -- The crew -- Overseas at last -- Spinazzola, Italy -- First combat -- Finally ... mission countdown -- It's not all combat ... -- Mission after mission after ... -- 18 November 1944 -- What hath God wrought -- "Vor you, der var iss ofer" -- Interrogation and isolation -- 8 December 1944-1 May 1945 -- 30 April-20 June 1945 -- Home at last -- Olathe, Kansas -- The crew -- Short focused -- The real work -- Pula Croatia
Control code
781635708
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 254 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826272676
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
174af4fe-59ed-40e4-a884-e258e82a0579
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)781635708

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