WorldCat Identities

Adamson, Hans Christian

Overview
Works: 70 works in 187 publications in 2 languages and 4,822 library holdings
Genres: History  Naval history  Periodicals  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Drama 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of dialog, Commentator
Classifications: VK1023, 627.9
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Most widely held works about Hans Christian Adamson
 
Most widely held works by Hans Christian Adamson
Keepers of the lights by Hans Christian Adamson( Book )

6 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of our lighthouses, and the men who guide those who sail the seas
Rebellion in Missouri, 1861; Nathaniel Lyon and his Army of the West by Hans Christian Adamson( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battles of the Philippine Sea by Charles A Lockwood( Book )

5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie Rickenbacker by Hans Christian Adamson( Book )

6 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gripping biography of Eddie Rickenbacker, an American fighter ace in World War I and Medal of Honor recipient, who lived on the frontline of aviation, military and civilian. Written by his close friend Colonel Hans Christian Adamson, this book contains a fascinating look at Rickenbacker{u2019}s rise from Columbus, Ohio to becoming the leading American Ace of World War I and aviation icon. A daredevil from an early age, he was fascinated by machines of all kinds but especially aeroplanes. He enlisted in the U.S. army as early as he could in 1917 and arrived in France in June 1917, initially he was thwarted in his efforts to get his {u2018}wings{u2019} by officers who wanted to retain him as a ground based mechanic. However, his rise to {u2018}ace{u2019} status was rapid once he got into the air. Having only shot down his first enemy aircraft on the 29 April 1918, by the end of the war he had claimed 26 victories and become commander of the famous {u2018}Hat-In-the-Ring{u2019} squadron. The inter-war years saw Rickenbacker cement his relationship with Eastern Air Lines, which he would one day lead, and a number of forays into motor racing. His service in World War II saw him range far and wide on missions across America and further afield to Russia; during one of his inspection tours his B-17 Flying Fortress was forced to ditch in the Pacific Ocean. In his most famous death-defying feat Rickenbacker, Adamson and a few of the crew survived adrift in life rafts for 24 days; held together by Rickenbacker{u2019}s leadership they were rescued on November 13 off the coast of Nukufetau in Tuvalu. A highly recommended biography of one of American Aviation{u2019}s greatest heroes
Blood on the midnight sun by Hans Christian Adamson( Book )

7 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Halsey's typhoons; a firsthand account of how two typhoons, more powerful than the Japanese, dealt death and destruction to Admiral Halsey's Third Fleet by Hans Christian Adamson( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragedy at Honda by Charles Lockwood( Book )

9 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine ships of Destroyer Squadron 11 ran aground at Point Honda, California, on 8 September 1923
Hellcats of the sea by Charles A Lockwood( Book )

8 editions published between 1955 and 1988 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of the submarine operation that successfully invaded the Sea of Japan, by the admiral who commanded the Pacific submarine fleet
Lands of new world neighbors by Hans Christian Adamson( Book )

7 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through hell and deep water; the stirring story of the Navy's deadly submarine, the U.S.S. Harder, under the command of Sam Dealey, destroyer killer! by Charles A Lockwood( Book )

9 editions published between 1956 and 1958 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zoomies, subs, and zeros by Charles A Lockwood( Book )

5 editions published between 1956 and 1958 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exploits of the Submarine Rescue League, which had the job of picking up American flyers shot down while attacking objectives in the Pacific
Hell at 50 fathoms by Charles A Lockwood( Book )

4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the stories of our greatest submarine disasters, and the U.S. Navy's struggle to make submarine duty safer. Illustrated
The empire of the snakes by Frederic Grosvenor Carnochan( Book )

18 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sky( )

in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of Africa by Frederic Grosvenor Carnochan( Book )

8 editions published between 1936 and 1937 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sportsman's game and fish cookbook by Helen Lyon Adamson( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guerrilla submarines by Edward Dissette( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Kaiserreich der Schlangen : [geheimes Priestertum in Ostafrika] by Frederic Grosvenor Carnochan( Book )

10 editions published between 1930 and 1986 in German and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 4-movie combat classics collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war lover: In England during World War II, bomber pilots fall for the same girl, but only one will make it through the war to ask for her hand. Hellcats of the Navy: Highlights the daring exploits of a submarine commander whose mission is to chart the minefields in the waters of Japan during World War II. This is Ronald and Nancy Reagan's only screen appearance together. Anzio: A war correspondent paints a vivid portrait of one of the bloodiest and most heroic World War II battles ever fought. The night of the generals: The murder of a prostitute, who is also a German agent, draws the attention of Major Grau of German Intelligence, who discovers that the evidence points to three top-ranking Nazi generals. After following leads, Grau winds up in Paris and discovers that two of the generals are deeply involved in a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Grau's case will go unfinished for twenty years until the true killer is brought to justice
 
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Alternative Names
Adams, H.

Adams, H. C.

Adamson, H. C.

Adamson, H. C. (Hans Christian)

Adamson, Hans

Ганс Кристиан Адамсон

Languages
English (119)

German (10)

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