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5 edition of U.S. Army Air Forces in World War found in the catalog.

U.S. Army Air Forces in World War

Stephen Lee McFarland

U.S. Army Air Forces in World War

conquering the night : Army Air Forces night fighters at war

by Stephen Lee McFarland

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Published by Air Force History and Museums Program, For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs. in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Army Air Forces,
  • Night fighting (Military science) -- History,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUS Army Air Forces in World War, Conquering the night, Army Air Forces night fighters at war
    StatementStephen L. McFarland
    ContributionsAir Force History and Museums Program (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p. :
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15452011M
    ISBN 100160496721
    OCLC/WorldCa39707395

    Plastic Soldier Company. But air warfare does not consist of only fighter and bomber combat. At high altitude bombing accuracy was minimal; only 10 percent of bombs dropped fell within 1, feet of a target. The second week of October marked the high point in the Eighth Air Force's initial campaign. Second, in Europe, British demands for action in the Mediterranean and the immediate need for a reduction of German pressure on the Soviet Union diverted British and American forces to fight in North Africa. What I learned from them personally remains a treasured memory and they are all missed.

    It examines how the highest ranking US. The discs contain a text transcript of all text embedded into the graphic image of each page of each document, creating a searchable finding aid. By war's end Hump pilots had ferried 1. After your order is complete we can send you a combined invoice. The Army Air Forces became an independent service U.

    Army and U. Roosevelt wrote to the Director of the Bureau of the Budget ordering each war agency to prepare "an accurate and objective account" of that agency's war experience. Text searches can be done across all files on each disc. For general officers and those of equal grade in other US and foreign services, the complete rank both that at the time first mentioned and the highest rank held prior to the end of the war and name will be found in the index.


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