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Higgins, Jack

Summary: Two brothers--one American, the other German-- fight World War II on opposite sides as pilots. They are twins who were separated when their American father died and the German mother returned home with only one. The German is ordered to impersonate the American in a plot to assassinate an American general.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC HIG

Greenly, Larry W.

Summary: Presents the life of the African American pilot who flew missions for France during World War I, experienced racial discrimination in the United States, was beaten in the Peekskill Riots of 1949, and became a member of the French Legion of Honor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NewSouth Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 BUL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 Bullard 2013

Summary: Hot shots. A team of crack (or is it cracked?) jet jockeys led by an incompetent commander spend their nights carousing and their days training for secret operation "Sleepy Weasel"--A lightning strike against a desert kingdom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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Makos, Adam

Summary: "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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.9 MAK

Summary: The somber story of a world that needs war to survive is told with a combination of animated cut-scenes and voiced in-game sequences during battle. After decades of constant war and fighting, the world has finally come to a lasting peace.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: XSeed Games 2008

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1 available in Video Games, Call number: GAME Wii SKY

Summary: The story of the 'Fighting 99th' - the first squadron of black American pilots to be allowed to fight for their country. It is 1943 and the U.S. is suffering huge losses on the ground and in the air. Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when black flyers were not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, the "Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TUS

Deutermann, Peter T.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Lieutenant Bobby Steele, USN, is a fresh-faced and eager naval aviator: a "Nugget," who needs to learn the ropes and complex procedures of taking off and returning safely to his aircraft carrier. A blurry night of drinking lands him in an unfamiliar bed aboard the USS Oklahoma; later that day, the Japanese destroy Pearl Harbor. After cheating death and losing his friend in this act of war, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC DEU

Deutermann, Peter T.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A novice naval aviator grows into a hero in this gripping and authentic WWII adventure by a master storyteller. Lieutenant Bobby Steele, USN, is a fresh-faced and eager naval aviator: a 'Nugget,' who needs to learn the ropes and complex procedures of taking off and returning safely to his aircraft carrier. A blurry night of drinking lands him in an unfamiliar bed aboard the USS Oklahoma; later...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Deu

Keith, Phil

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The incredible life story of Eugene Bullard, the first African American military pilot in WWI, who went on to become a self-taught jazz musician, a Paris nightclub impresario, a spy in the French Resistance and an American civil rights pioneer. Eugene Bullard lived one of the most fascinating lives of the twentieth century. The son of a former slave and an indigenous Creek woman, Bullard fled...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B BULLARD KEI

Summary: Two young men, one rich, one middle class, are in love with the same woman, but must leave her behind when they become fighter pilots in World War I.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2012

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE WIN

Summary: An Air Force pilot in charge of a group of young flyboys in 1952 Korea knows where and when to separate his private life from his responsibilities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HUN

Fesperman, Dan

Summary: As an F-16 fighter pilot, Darwin Cole was a family man on top of his world. Now he's a washout-drunk and alone in a trailer in the Nevada desert, and haunted by what he saw on the display of the Predator drone he "piloted," especially by the memory of an Afghan child running for her life. He reluctantly teams up with three journalists seeking to discover the identity of the anonymous--and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FES

Franks, Norman L. R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grub Street 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4494 RICHTHOFEN, MANFRED, FREIHERR VON FRA

Prange, Gordon W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brassey's (US) 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5426 PRA

Johnson, Caroline

Summary: "A fresh, unique insider's view of what it's like to be a woman aviator in today's US Navy--from pedicures to parachutes. Caroline Johnson was an unlikely aviation candidate. A tall blonde debutante from Colorado, she could have just as easily gone into fashion or filmmaking, and yet she went on to become an F/A-18 Super Hornet Weapons System Officer. She was one of the first women to fly a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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Pedersen, Dan

Summary: "The founder of the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons program, aka "TOPGUN," shares the untold story of how he and eight other young pilots revolutionized the art of aerial combat and created the center for excellence and incubator of leadership that thrives to this day."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PEDERSEN, DAN PED

Summary: They were expendable: Two PT-boat skippers defend the Philippines and give the U.S. war effort time to regroup after the crippling losses at Pearl Harbor. Flying Leathernecks: An embattled Marine fighter squadron VMF 247 at Guadalcanal is led by John Wayne and campaigning to coordinate ground combat with low-flying aerial sorties.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA THE

Gandt, Robert L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 359.94 GAN

Coram, Robert

Summary: "Recounts the storied life and military career of the American flying Ace who flew missions in China alongside the “Flying Tigers” during World War II and helped found Georgia's Museum of Aviation,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SCOTT, ROBERT LEE JR COR

Fesperman, Dan

Summary: "A psychologically gripping descent into the eerie realm of drone warfare, led by one pilot's risky quest to expose its darkest secrets. As an F-16 fighter pilot, Darwin Cole was a family man on top of his world. Now he's a washout-drunk and alone in a trailer in the Nevada desert, and haunted by what he saw on the display of the Predator drone he "piloted," especially by the memory of an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FES

Makos, Adam.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Relates the true story of two World War II airmen, one American and one German, who put aside the conflict and helped each other to safety in the wake of a damaged aircraft and describes their meeting again forty-seven years later.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Caliber 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 MAK

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 MAK

Ross, John F.

Summary: The true story of Eddie Rickenbacker, America's greatest flying ace, who showed a nation the way forward in its quest for speed, endurance and courage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RICKENBACKER, EDDIE ROS

Allston, Aaron.

Summary: Jacen Solo and Ben Skywalker are ambushed and uncover evidence that a rebellion is brewing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Howard, James H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orion Books 1991

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5449 HOW