Chuck Yeager

The following is a list of books and articles about Chuck Yeager which can be found at the West Virginia State Archives Library.


Yeager, Chuck and Leo Janos. Yeager an Autobiography (Bantam Books, 1985).
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_____________ Press On: Further Adventures in the Good Life (Bantam Books, 1988).
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Lundgren, William R. Across the High Frontier: the Story of Test Pilot, Major Charles E. Yeager, USAF (New York, Morrow, 1955).
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Napier, Peggy. "Chuck E. Yeager: Supersonic Flight Pioneer," West Virginia History, Volume 40: 1978-1979, p.293-303.
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"50 Years of Having the Right Stuff," Wheeling News-Register, 10-15-1997.
"Astronauts No.2 in Yeager's Town," Charleston Gazette, 10-15-1973.
"Beyond the Speed of Sound:Yeager Takes Aviation into New Era," American History, 9-1997.
"Captain Charles 'Chuck' Yeager, Test Pilot, Time, 4-18-1949.
"Ceremonies Set Today as Yeager Bails Out," Huntington Advertiser, 2-28-1975.
"Charles Yeager," Current Biography, 1954.
"Chuck Yeager Breaks Sound Barrier-Again, Charleston Daily Mail, 10-16-1982.
"Chuck Yeager," Huntington Advertiser, 12-18-1973.
"Chuck Yeager Chapter of AFA Being Formed," Lincoln Journal, 3-6-1974.
"Chuck Yeager," Charleston Gazette, 12-18-1983.
"Chuck Yeager Tells Own Story in Playboy."
"Chuck Yeager, Herald Dispatch, 12-25-1983.
"Chuck Yeager's Wife Glennis Dies of Cancer, Charleston Gazette, 11-3-1991.
"Chuck Yeager an American Original," Modern Maturity, October-November 1983.
"Colonel Charles Elwood Yeager, USAF," n.d.
"Cowboy Chuck, Mom Recalls Yeager Childhood," Charleston Daily Mail, 2-26- 1980.
"Daredevil plans to 'go out on top,'" Charleston Sunday Gazette-Mail, 10-12-1997.
"Ex-Pilot Doesn't Miss the Excitement," Charleston Gazette, 10-26-1979.
"Explorer Post 376 Sells American Flags, Yeager Monument," St. Albans Advertiser, 4- 2-1970.
"Flight Pioneer Primed for Repeat Performance," Charleston Gazette, 5-28-1996.
"Forty Years Later, Yeager Still Having Fun With Jets," Register Herald, n.d.
"General Yeager Meets Again Woman Who Aided in Europe," News Sentinel, 4-15- 1970.
"Here Comes This Airplane..." Charleston Daily Mail, 10-14-1985.
"He'll Train Space Lab Astronauts," Wheeling News Register, 12-27-1964.
"Hotline Article, Yeager Flying Under South Side Bridge," Charleston Daily Mail, 9-25- 1967.
"Lighting Bolt Ride Paved Way to Moon," Charleston Daily Mail, 12-13-1978.
"List of Awards," n.d.
"Once Airsick, Chuck Yeager Will Teach The Astronauts," Herald Advertiser, 12-27- 1964.
"Photograph of Charles Yeager," n.d.
"Pilot Yeager Speaks at Marshall, Recalls Breaking Sound Barrier," Charleston Gazette
"Presentation Special Congressional Silver Medal Brigadier General Charles Yeager"12-8- 1976.
"President Will Give Gen. Charles Yeager a Medal of Honor," 1985.
"Reflections on History," Dominion Post, 10-13-1997.
"Right Stuff, Right Stamp," Charleston Gazette, 10-15-1977.
"Shuttle Sets Sky Ablaze in Early Morning Liftoff," Charleston Daily Mail, 8-30-1983.
"Speeding Through the Wild Blue Yonder IC Interview with Chuck Yeager, 10-9-1997.
"Statue Dedicated Where Yeager 'spent so many wicked days,'" Charleston Gazette, 10-15- 1987.
"Test Pilot Yeager & 11 Others Honored With Medal of Freedom," Herald Dispatch, 5-24- 1985.
"The Barrier Buster," Charleston Gazette, 10-21-1962.
"The Right Stuff, Chuck Yeager Was a Hero, Tom Wolfe Tells the World," Advertiser, 7-26- 1979.
"U.S. Airpower in 50th Year," Life, 11-12-1957.
"Why I Get Sky-High Over America," Family Weekly, 7-7-1985.
"Yeager Has Anniversary," Charleston Daily Mail, 10-21-1976.
"Yeager Gets Medal in Honor of Flight," Charleston Gazette, 12-9-1976.
"Yeager Memorabilia," Herald Dispatch, 6-12-1987.
"Yeager to Receive Sole Billing," n.d.
"Yeager Retirement Ceremony Set," Advertiser, 1-17-1975.
"Yeager Souvenir Issue, Charleston Daily Mail, 10-14-1985.
"Yeager Still Flying 'To Keep in Touch,'" Wheeling News Register, 10-10-1994.
"Yeager Flew Jet Under City Bridges, "48 Film Shows," Charleston Gazette, 10-23-1997.
"Yeager Still Busy Making Good Time," Charleston Gazette, 5-24-1985.
"Yeager Comes Home to be Honored," Lincoln Journal, 10-16-1985.
"Yeager Flying Through life With the Right Stuff," Herald Dispatch, 10-2-1983.
"Yeager Plans to Repeat His Historic Flight," Dominion Post, 5-28-1996.
"Yeager Statue at Hamlin High in 1987," Lincoln Journal, 11-19-1986.
"Yeager Speaks to Students, General Meets Namesake Scholars", Herald Dispatch, 10-8- 1994.
"Yeager Made His Historic Flight 23 Years Ago Today," Weekly News Sentinel, 10-14- 1970.
"Yeager Gives Memorabilia, Papers to M.U.," Charleston Gazette, 3-19-1987.
"Yeagers' Donated Stuff Valued at $535,000," Charleston Gazette, 6-8-1987.
"Yeager's Air Force Leaves Lasting Monuments," Huntington Advertiser, 3-6-1975.
"Yeager's Sonic Flight Rated Over Wrights," Charleston Gazette, 7-13-1967.


Chuck Yeager Gallery of Photos
NASA site with seven photos

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