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    DescriptionFrom World War II to Vietnam, this memoir tells the story of fighter pilot, Howard C 'Scrappy' Johnson. Beginning with his early years in Knoxville, Tennessee, it follows Johnson through his student career at the University of Louisville and his eventual enlistment as an Air Force cadet at the onset of World War II. Following World War II, Johnson served a tour of duty in the skies over Korea and eventually ended up as director of operations for the 388th Tactical Fighter Wing in Vietnam where he was instrumental in founding The Red River Valley Fighter Pilots, a group dedicated to the remembrance of fallen and captured airmen. Written with panache, this work records the bigger-than-life adventures of one of America's finest pilot.


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    Title
    Scrappy
    Subtitle
    Memoir of a U.S. Fighter Pilot in Korea and Vietnam
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Howard C. Johnson, By (author) Ian A. O'connor
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 270
    Width: 166 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780786432042
    ISBN 10: 0786432047
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21600
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2A
    BIC subject category V2: BGHA
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JWG
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027140
    Ingram Theme: CULT/SEASIN
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/LATE20
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027070, HIS027120
    Ingram Theme: CULT/EASIAN
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027020
    DC22: 358.43092
    BISAC V2.8: BIO008000, HIS027110
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: JWCM, DNBH1
    Illustrations note
    photos, index
    Publisher
    McFarland & Co Inc
    Imprint name
    McFarland & Co Inc
    Publication date
    15 January 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Jefferson, NC