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    A higher call : an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II / Adam Makos with Larry Alexander.
    by Makos, Adam.
    New York : Berkley Caliber, 2013, c2012.
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  • Stigler, Franz, 1916-2008.
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, German.
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  • Bombing, Aerial -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
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  • Bomber pilots -- United States -- Biography.
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  • Fighter pilots -- Germany -- Biography.
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    Alexander, Larry, 1951-
    ISBN: 
    9780425252864
    0425252868
    Bib #: 
    842036
    Description: 
    viii, 392 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
    Edition: 
    1st ed.
    Contents: 
    A stranger in my own land -- Follow the eagles -- A feather in the wind -- Fire free -- The desert amusement park -- The stars of Africa -- The homecoming -- Welcome to Olympus -- The unseen hand -- The Berlin bear -- The farm boy -- The quiet ones -- The lives of nine -- The boxer -- A higher call -- The third pilot -- Pride -- Stick close to me -- The downfall -- The flying sanatorium -- We are the air force -- The squadron of experts -- The last of the German fighter pilots -- Where bombs had fallen -- Was it worth it?
    Summary: 
    This is the true story of the two pilots whose lives collided in the skies over wartime Germany on 21 December 1943 --the American--2nd Lieutenant Charlie Brown, a former farm boy from West Virginia who came to captain a B-17--and the German--2nd Lieutenant Franz Stigler, a former airline pilot from Bavaria who sought to avoid fighting in World War II.
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