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Calculated risk

the extraordinary life of Jimmy Doolittle, aviation pioneer and World War II hero

by Jonna Doolittle Hoppes

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Published by Santa Monica Press in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-,
    • United States. Army Air Forces -- Biography.,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Air Pilots, Military -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Aeronautics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Jonna Doolittle Hoppes.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG626.2.D66 H67 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3300618M
      ISBN 101891661442
      LC Control Number2004029814

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