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CONTENTS Acknowledgments vii Introduction 1 1 Men against Odds 5 2 Asking for Miracles 20 3 Talismans and Mascots 28 4 Incantations and Rituals 43 5 Jinxes and Jonahs 54 6 Numbers and Symbols 67 7 Premonitions of Disaster 78 Conclusion 91 Appendix I: Tour Length 105 Appendix II: Aircraft Types 107 Appendix III: Air Organization 111 Notes 113 Bibliography 199 Index 245 This page intentionally left blank ...

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