The Man Called Brown Condor

The Forgotten History of An African American Fighter Pilot
Simmons, Thomas E. (Book - 2013)
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How did a black child, growing up in segregationist Mississippi during the early 1900s, become the commander of the Imperial Ethiopian Air Corps during the brutal Italo-Ethiopian War of 1935? In this gripping, never-before-told tale, biographer Thoma
Authors: Simmons, Thomas E., 1936-
Title: The man called Brown Condor
the forgotten history of an African American fighter pilot
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Pub., c2013.
Characteristics: viii, 293 p., [16] p. of plates :,ill. (some col.), map ;,23 cm.
Notes: "A Herman Graf book."
Contents: Africa, 1954
Mississippi, 1910
Taste the wind
Chicago, 1927
But will it fly?
A twenty-dollar bet
Tall tree, short cotton
A world away
Lonely voyage
Train from Djibouti
Addis Ababa, 1935
Rocks in the clouds
Audience with the Emperor
Gathered at the river, 1935
Dogs and rabbits
A lonely war
Sportsmen and warriors
Stranger to peace
Reluctant hero
Toward home
Gulfport, 1936
Hard choices
Once more to Africa.
Local Note: 15 29 53 118 210 211
ISBN: 9781620872178
Statement of Responsibility: Thomas E. Simmons
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [292]-293).
Subject Headings: Robinson, John Charles, 1903-1954. Air pilots United States. Air pilots Ethiopia. African American fighter pilots Biography.
Topical Term: Air pilots
Air pilots
African American fighter pilots
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