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Wead, Frank W. (Frank Wilber) 1895-1947

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They Were Expendable by John Ford( Visual )

16 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early days of World War II, the Japanese navy pressed relentlessly into the Philippines. Two American skippers are determined to prove that their small PT boats can be shaped into an effective battle fleet against the larger Japanese cruisers
The wings of eagles by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Naval Commander Frank "Spig" Wead - from his first solo flight that ends in the admiral's swimming pool to his assignment as commander aboard an aircraft carrier in World War II
Dive bomber by Frank W Wead( Visual )

10 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Navy pilots and flight surgeons who help solve the problems of high altitude flight and pilot blackouts
The citadel by A. J Cronin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Citadel is about a doctor's personal and professional struggles in the 1930s. Manson (Robert Donat) starts his career in a Welsh mining village but quickly runs up against the medical establishment and the miners' friendly society when he tries to expose the cause of a severe cough that is disabling many miners. The futility of Manson's altruistic efforts, and the influence of his more material-minded colleagues gradually steer him away from his humanitarian goals and into an exclusive London private practice, offering bogus treatment for imaginary diseases. It takes a shattering crisis to resolve Manson's future
Gales, ice and men, a biography of the steam barkentine Bear by Frank W Wead( Book )

5 editions published between 1937 and 1938 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wayne collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were expendable: Two PT-boat skippers defend the Philippines and give the U.S. war effort time to regroup after the crippling losses at Pearl Harbor. Flying Leathernecks: An embattled Marine fighter squadron VMF 247 at Guadalcanal is led by John Wayne and campaigning to coordinate ground combat with low-flying aerial sorties
Ceiling zero; a play in three acts by Frank W Wead( Book )

3 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wings for men by Frank W Wead( Book )

3 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beginning or the end( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documdrama detailing the research, development, and deployment of the first atomic bomb and the bombing of Hiroshima
Destroyer( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve Boleslavski is a re-enlisted veteran sailor whose seniority displaces the younger Mickey Donohue as Chief Boatswain's Mate onboard a World War II Naval vessel. The hard-driving, perfectionist old sailor wins few friends among the younger crew, but he has the support of his Commander. Steve and Mickey have additional reasons to be suspicious of each other when Mickey falls for Steve's daughter
History of aviation. Airplane details by Frank W Wead( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hunchback of Notre Dame: A deformed bell ringer at Notre Dame cathedral in late 15th century France rescues a gypsy girl from the evil intentions of her guardian. Dance, girl, dance: Bubbles loves to dance. But she also likes to eat. Her friend Judy may choose to suffer for her art, but not Bubbles. She swaps her ballet shoes for a G-string-- and turns patrons' fantasies into dollars as burlesque sensation Tiger Lily White. The Spanish main: Laurent Van Horn, a Dutch sea captain, is shipwrecked on the coast of Cartagena, a Spanish-held island. Sentenced to be hanged, Van Horn and his crew escape from jail and take up piracy as revenge against Spain. Soon afterward, they capture a ship carrying Francesca, the fiance of Cartagena's corrupt governor Don Alvarado. Van Horn vengefully forces Francesca to marry him instead, which causes dissension at the Pirate colony of Tortuga. The wings of eagles: Cmdr. Frank 'Spig' Wead was a pioneer aviator, renowned screenwriter (whose works included John Ford's They Were Expendable) and a man of war. The skies beckoned Spig to action; a crippling injury ultimately left him powerless to act, propelling him to discover the power of his pen
Dirigible by Frank A Andrews( Book )

1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical flying and meteorology by Frank W Wead( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China clipper( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An airway bridge across the Pacific! Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart and Ross Alexander in a tale of the seaplane that made the dream of trans-Pacific commercial flight a reality
Dark canyon, a novel by W. L River( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Types of aircraft and materials by Frank W Wead( Book )

1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ceiling zero( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rugged tale of camaraderie, valor, loss, and redemption; the story of Dizzy Davis, a womanizing elite pilot whos actions force him to rediscover his heroism and humanity
Ceiling zero (1936) : shooting script by Frank W Wead( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dive bomber (1941) : shooting script by Frank W Wead( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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They Were Expendable
Alternative Names
Frank Wead American naval aviator

Frank Wead Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1895-1947)

Frank Wead amerikansk manusforfattar

Frank Wead amerikansk manusförfattare

Frank Wead amerikansk manusforfatter

Frank Wead amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Frank Wead US-amerikanischer Marineflieger, Autor und Drehbuchautor

Wead, F. W. 1895-1947

Wead, F. W. (Frank Wilber), 1895-1947

Wead, Spig 1895-1947

Фрэнк Уид

فرانک وید فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

ウヰード, フランク

弗蘭克·威德

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Ceiling zero