WorldCat Identities

Eisman, Gene

Works: 4 works in 12 publications in 2 languages and 983 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Biography 
Roles: Contributor, Other
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gene Eisman
Epic rivalry : the inside story of the Soviet and American space race by Von Hardesty( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the epic race to the moon between the United States and the Soviet Union, discussing both countries' space exploration programs, the scientists and political leaders involved, and the key achievements and disasters of both
Camera Aloft : Edward Steichen in the Great War by Von Hardesty( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Steichen (1879–1973) played a key role in the development of photography in the twentieth century. He is well known for his varied career as an artist, a celebrated photographer and a museum curator. However, Steichen is less known for his pivotal role in shaping America's first experiments in aerial photography as a tool for intelligence gathering in what may be called his 'lost years'. In Camera Aloft, Von Hardesty tells how Steichen volunteered in 1917 to serve in the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF). He rose rapidly in the ranks of the Air Service, emerging as Chief of Air Photography during the dramatic final offensives of the war. His photo sections were responsible for the rapid processing of aerial images gained through the daily and hazardous sorties over the front and in the enemy rear areas. What emerged in the eighteen months of his active service was a new template for modern aerial reconnaissance. The aerial camera, as with new weapons such as the machine gun, the tank and the airplane, profoundly transformed modern warfare
Istorii︠a︡ kosmicheskogo sopernichestva SSSR i SShA by Von Hardesty( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Russian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.27 (from 0.22 for Epic rival ... to 0.87 for Istorii︠a︡ ...)

Epic rivalry : the inside story of the Soviet and American space race
Alternative Names
Aĭsman, Dzhin

Айсман, Джин