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Leo Thorsness : Vietnam: valor in the sky  Cover Image Book Book

Leo Thorsness : Vietnam: valor in the sky / Michael P. Spradlin.


"Lieutenant Colonel Leo K. Thorsness was a Wild Weasel pilot in the Vietnam War, targeting enemy missile sites. On a 1967 mission, when his wingmen ejected from their burning aircraft, Thorsness initiated attacks on enemy planes and other daring maneuvers in order to protect them. Two weeks later, he was shot down and would become a P. O. W. for the next six years."--Amazon.

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  • ISBN: 9781250157157
  • ISBN: 1250157153
  • Physical Description: 100 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 97-100).
Target Audience Note:
1070L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.1 2 504290.
Subject: Thorsness, Leo, 1932-2017 > Juvenile literature.
United States. Air Force > History > Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Aerial operations, American > Juvenile literature.
Medal of Honor > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > United States > Medals > Juvenile literature.
Prisoners of war > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.

Available copies

  • 10 of 10 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.


  • 0 current holds with 10 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library JBIO THO SPR (Text) 38256101865826 Juvenile Biography Available -

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