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Liberator bomber

the correspondence of Lieutenant Eugene T. Winn of the 446th Bomb Group, 1942-1945

by Eugene T. Winn

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Published by Mercer University Press in Macon, Ga .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Western Front.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Winn, Eugene T. 1919- -- Correspondence.,
    • Winn, Sam J. -- Correspondence.,
    • United States. Army Air Forces. Bomb Group (H), 446th.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • Bomber pilots -- United States -- Correspondence.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-190 and indexes.

      Statementedited and annotated by Frederick Ware Huff.
      GenreCorrespondence., Personal narratives, American.
      ContributionsHuff, Frederick Ware.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD790 .W4985 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 197 p. :
      Number of Pages197
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3291856M
      ISBN 100865548749
      LC Control Number2004009005


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