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9781628996845

The great leader and the fighter pilot: the true story of the tyrant who created North Korea and the young lieutenant who stole his way to freedom

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"The story of Kim Il Sung's rise to power, and the brave North Korean fighter pilot who escaped the prison state and delivered the first MiG-15 into American hands"--

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Macedon Public Library LP 951.904 HAR (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
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  • ISBN: 9781628996845 (library binding : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1628996846 (library binding : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: pages cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2015.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Players and Game -- Part I: Guerrilla and Rich Boy -- Beginnings -- Poodle and Pretender -- Sweet-Talking Stalin -- Part II: War -- Great Liberation Struggle -- Kicked in the Teeth -- MiGs -- Return to North Korea -- An International Sporting Event -- Attack Maps and Defection Bribes -- Uncle Yoo -- Part III: Flight -- Flying Clear -- Squeezing the Moolah -- Right Stuff and Fake Stuff -- Learning and Purging -- Epilogue -- Time Line.
Summary, etc.:
"The story of Kim Il Sung's rise to power, and the brave North Korean fighter pilot who escaped the prison state and delivered the first MiG-15 into American hands"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Kim, Il-sŏng, 1912-1994.
No, Kum-Sok.
Dictators > Korea (North) > Biography.
Fighter pilots > Korea (North) > Biography.
Defectors > Korea (North) > Biography.
Theft > Korea (North) > History > 20th century.
Escapes > Korea (North) > History > 20th century.
Korean War, 1950-1953 > Biography.
Korea (North) > History > 1948-1994 > Biography.
Korea (North) > Politics and government > 1948-1994.
Genre: Large type books.


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