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The Resource Dragon's Jaw : an epic story of courage and tenacity in Vietnam, Stephen Coonts and Barrett Tillman

Dragon's Jaw : an epic story of courage and tenacity in Vietnam, Stephen Coonts and Barrett Tillman

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Dragon's Jaw : an epic story of courage and tenacity in Vietnam
Title
Dragon's Jaw
Title remainder
an epic story of courage and tenacity in Vietnam
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Coonts and Barrett Tillman
Title variation
Dragons Jaw
Title variation remainder
an Epic story of courage and tenacity in Vietnam
Creator
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"For seven long years hundreds of young US airmen flew sortie after sortie against North Vietnam's formidable and strategically important bridge, dodging a heavy concentration of anti-aircraft fire and enemy MiG planes. Many American airmen were shot down, killed, or captured and taken to the infamous "Hanoi Hilton" POW camp. But after each air attack, when the smoke cleared and the debris settled, the bridge stubbornly remained standing. For the North Vietnamese it became a symbol of their invincibility; for US war planners an obsession; for US airmen a testament to American mettle and valor. Using after-action reports, official records, and interviews with surviving pilots, as well as untapped Vietnamese sources, Dragon's Jaw chronicles American efforts to destroy the bridge, strike by bloody strike, putting readers into the cockpits, under fire"--
Storyline
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Writing style
Assigning source
Publisher's description
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10780265
Cataloging source
YDX
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1946-
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Coonts, Stephen
Dewey number
959.7043
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS557.8.T47
LC item number
C66 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Tillman, Barrett
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True
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  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Bridges
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Target audience
adult
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an Epic story of courage and tenacity in Vietnam
Label
Dragon's Jaw : an epic story of courage and tenacity in Vietnam, Stephen Coonts and Barrett Tillman
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-286) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Full Throttle -- We Will Pay Any Price -- A Damned Tough Nut to Crack -- The First Hammer Blow -- "He Did Not Want Any More MiGs Shot Down" -- A Grim Business -- Enter the Navy -- "Unlimited Losses in Pursuit of Limited Goals" -- They Needed a Bigger Bang -- Paying the Price -- Fools, Drunks, and Lost Fighter Pilots -- Carolina Moon -- The Thanh Whore Bridge -- The Bridge claims Another Victim -- "We Are Mired in a Stalemate" -- "Courage Is Fear That Has Said Its Prayers" -- Nixon and Kissinger -- "You Ain't Hit the Target Yet" -- Back to North Vietnam -- Pounding the North -- "We Dropped the Bridge" -- The Violent Crescendo
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 304 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9780306903472
Lccn
2018958070
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • on1051137073
  • (OCoLC)1051137073
Label
Dragon's Jaw : an epic story of courage and tenacity in Vietnam, Stephen Coonts and Barrett Tillman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-286) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Full Throttle -- We Will Pay Any Price -- A Damned Tough Nut to Crack -- The First Hammer Blow -- "He Did Not Want Any More MiGs Shot Down" -- A Grim Business -- Enter the Navy -- "Unlimited Losses in Pursuit of Limited Goals" -- They Needed a Bigger Bang -- Paying the Price -- Fools, Drunks, and Lost Fighter Pilots -- Carolina Moon -- The Thanh Whore Bridge -- The Bridge claims Another Victim -- "We Are Mired in a Stalemate" -- "Courage Is Fear That Has Said Its Prayers" -- Nixon and Kissinger -- "You Ain't Hit the Target Yet" -- Back to North Vietnam -- Pounding the North -- "We Dropped the Bridge" -- The Violent Crescendo
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 304 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9780306903472
Lccn
2018958070
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • on1051137073
  • (OCoLC)1051137073

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