450th Bomb Group (H) the "Cottontails" of WWII

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Published by Turner in Paducah, Ky .

Written in English

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  • United States. Army Air Forces. Bombardment Group (Heavy), 450th.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
  • Flight crews -- United States -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Other titlesFour Hundred Fiftieth Bomb Group (H)
Statement[450th Bombardment Group Staff, historian, Robert A. Davis].
GenrePersonal narratives, American., Biography.
LC ClassificationsD790 .A174 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1013725M
ISBN 101563112434
LC Control Number96060188

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