World War II Pilots: An Interactive History Adventure

World War II Pilots: An Interactive History Adventure

by Michael Burgan


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Air raid! The world’s great powers are at war again. This is the Second World War, but it is history’s first war in which airplanes play a major role. You want to fly and you want to fight. Will you:Fly with the Royal Air Force as a British pilot and fight in the Battle of Britain? Dogfight as an American fighter pilot over the Pacific Ocean? Join the Tuskegee Airmen and be one of the first African-American aviators in the U.S. military?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620657188
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 02/01/2013
Series: You Choose: World War II Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 37,603
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 730L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in history.He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.

Table of Contents

About Your Adventure 5

Chapter 1 Warfare in the Skies 7

Chapter 2 The Battle of Britain 13

Chapter 3 Flying in the Pacific 41

Chapter 4 The Tuskegee Airmen 73

Chapter 5 Bravery in the Air 101

Timeline 106

Other Paths to Explore 108

Read More 109

Internet Sites 109

Glossary 110

Bibliography 111

Index 112

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World War II Pilots: An Interactive History Adventure 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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I want to reed it too
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Got to read this interactive book. It was awesome when I read it. I will definitly reread it sometime soon
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Haven't read it yet.