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The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II

The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II

reflections and remembrances : veterans of the United States Army Air Forces reminisce about World War II

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Published by Air Force History and Museums Program in [Washington, D.C.?] .
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    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 2001-0149-P

    Other titlesUS Army Air Forces in World War II, Reflections and remembrances, Veterans of the United States Army Air Forces reminisce about World War II
    Statementedited by William T. Y"Blood, Jacob Neufeld, and Mary Lee Jefferson
    GenrePersonal narratives, American
    ContributionsY"Blood, William T., 1937-, Neufeld, Jacob, Jefferson, Mary Lee, Air Force History and Museums Program (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 73 p. :
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14517325M
    OCLC/WorldCa45995285


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