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Author Stekel, Peter.

Title Final flight : the mystery of a WWII plane crash and the frozen airmen in the High Sierra / Peter Stekel.

Publication Info. Berkeley, CA : Wilderness Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  363.12 STEKEL    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xi, 236 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Note "A true story"--cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents A body in the glacier -- Home from the mountain -- Who is the frozen airman? -- The more I know, the less I know -- Playing detective -- First discovery : 1947 -- What was recovered : 1948 -- The frozen airman is identified -- The frozen airman is not alone : August 2007 -- My report -- On the trail of the second airman -- Understanding the Beech 18 at-7 Navigator -- The boys -- Their training -- They weren't the only ones -- It rained cats and dogs all day -- Carried by flight : a scenario for disaster -- East to West : a more probable scenario -- Please remember me.
Subject Aircraft accidents -- Investigation -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Missing in action -- United States.
Missing persons -- Investigation -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Airmen -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Beechcraft 18 (Airplanes)
ISBN 9780899974750 paperback
0899974759 paperback
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