A higher call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II

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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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subject_facet Audiobooks
Biographies
Bomber pilots
Bomber pilots -- United States -- Biography
Bombing, Aerial
Bombing, Aerial -- Germany -- History -- 20th century
Brown, Charlie, -- 1922-2008
Fighter pilots
Fighter pilots -- Germany -- Biography
Germany
History
Military operations, Aerial -- American
Military operations, Aerial -- German
Stigler, Franz, -- 1916-2008
United States
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, German
title_display A higher call : an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II
title_full A Higher Call An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II
A higher call : [an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II] / by Adam Makos, with Larry Alexander
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
title_short A higher call :
title_sub An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II
topic_facet Aerial operations, American
Aerial operations, German
American
Bomber pilots
Bombing, Aerial
Brown, Charlie
Fighter pilots
German
History
Military
Military operations, Aerial
Nonfiction
Stigler, Franz
World War, 1939-1945