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From POW to Blue Angel: The Story of Commander Dusty Rhodes

By: Armstrong, Jim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10631

ISBN: 0806137649

Condition: Near Fine


297 pages with Glossary and Sources. Black and white photos. Foreword by Roy M. "Butch" Voris. From the publisher: "As a young naval aviator, Dusty Rhodes was shot down by the Japanese on his first combat mission in World War II. Toughing out the rest of the war in POW camps, he wondered if he would ever fly again. But Rhodes was destined to take flying to new heights." "As a leader of the Blue Angels, Raleigh E. "Dusty" Rhodes participated in developing the most famous aerobatics team ever formed. Jim Armstrong draws on interviews with Dusty and his colleagues, Dusty's scrapbooks, flight logs... View more info