Chuck Yeager

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Infobase Publishing, 2003 - 106 σελίδες
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Famous Flyers highlights aviators who influenced popular culture during the early 1900s, World War I and II, and the Cold War. This series combines history and pleasure reading in a fast-paced narrative of the lives of some of the most famous, and infamous, aviators of the 20th century. World War II combat pilot Yeager traveled at over 700 mph in 1947 to become the first person to break the sound barrier. Read about this heroic feat, and how he trained astronauts for the U.S. space program.
 

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From Shooting Star to Sinking Star
6
The Early Years
16
World War II
28
Breaking the Sound Barrier and Beyond
46
Pilots Fly Astronauts Ride
62
The Right Stuff
76
Chronology
80
Appendix
83
Bibliography
98
Further Reading
99
Index
101
Picture Credits
105
About the Author
106
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Williams has a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education, with an Art Minor.

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