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"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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 358.435092 .P371t 2019 (Text) 37814003412872 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 07/28/2021 Available -
Cascade Locks Library 358.435 PED 2019 (Text) 33892100596650 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 03/19/2019 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library B PEDER (Text) 33892006574132 BIOGRAPHIES New/High Demand None 03/04/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316416269
  • ISBN: 0316416266
  • Physical Description: xiv, 305 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Hachette Books, 2019.

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Includes bibliographical references (various pages) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue. Palm Desert, California, 2018 -- Admission price -- First tribe -- The Navy way -- Fight club -- Where are the carriers? -- The path to disillusionment -- Yankee Station education -- Starting Topgun -- The original bros -- Secrets of the tribe -- Proof of concept -- Topgun goes to war -- The last missing man -- The peace that never was -- End of the Third Temple -- Return with honor -- Topgun and the Tomcat -- Black shoes -- The best and the last -- One more goodbye -- Saving Topgun -- Will we have to lose a war again? (or, Back to the future in an F-35) -- Topgun officers in charge and commanding officers.
Summary, etc.:
"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.
Subject: Pedersen, Dan, 1935-
Navy Fighter Weapons School (U.S.) > Biography.
Navy Fighter Weapons School (U.S.) > History.
United States. Navy > Officers > Biography.
Fighter pilots > United States > Biography.
Fighter plane combat > United States > History.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Aerial operations, American.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Personal narratives.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Personal narratives.

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